"The sanest and safest kids on this planet are the ones who know who they are and how to make choices. The author has condensed this complex and critical process into one fantastic classroom manual."
—Michael Bradley, Psychologist and Author
"Well organized and comprehensive. A great resource for teachers and counselors who want to focus more on emotional intelligence. Practitioners can choose the topics most relevant to their students."
—Jennifer Betters, Elementary School Counselor, Madison, WI
Give students the tools to make effective choices in and out of the classroom!
Students make decisions every day that impact their academic success and personal futures. Developing emotional, social, and life skills is critical for making effective choices and becoming confident, engaged learners. Teaching Emotional Intelligence, Second Edition, provides educators with fresh and engaging techniques to help children increase self-awareness, manage emotions, build self-control, and develop positive relationships.
In a streamlined, teacher-friendly format, Adina Bloom Lewkowicz offers tools to promote students' personal and academic success. This practical text provides a generous collection of fully developed lesson plans with role plays, ready-to-use reproducibles, and suggestions for adapting the activities to individual learning levels.
This revised edition features:
- Expanded coverage of relevant research
- New lessons on topics such as bullying and violence prevention
- Lesson modifications for middle school students
- Guidelines for positive classroom management
Designed to help students learn to make informed and positive life choices, this comprehensive resource gives teachers strategies for promoting healthy classroom environments and supports students in building happy and successful lives.