The Educator's Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement
Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom
- Maurice J. Elias - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA, Academy for SEL in Schools, The Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab, SEL4US.org
- Harriett Arnold - University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, USA
Differentiation | School Counselling | Teaching Emotional Literacy
`Bringing all this information together in one spot is quite a contribution... There isn't too much research or theory here, but lots of emphasis on 'What can I do on Monday?'
-David A. Squires, Associate Professor, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven
`I highlighted at least two dozen specific ideas that I will implement in my classroom next year.'
-Steve Reifman, Teacher, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, CA
`Relevant and meaningful for today's educators.'
-Beverly Eidmann, Principal, Arvada Middle School, CO
`Useful, unique (not a crowded field at all!), practical, clearly written.'
-Robert DiGiulio, Professor of Education, Johnson State College
This comprehensive guide to emotional intelligence (EI) is a state-of-the-art collection of proven best practices from the field's best and brightest minds. Edited by educational leaders Maurice Elias and Harriett Arnold, this guide creates a new gold standard for bringing social-emotional learning into every classroom, with chapters by Daniel Goleman, Rachel Kessler, Marty Sleeper and Margot Strom, Janet Patti, Eliot Rosenbloom, Pam Robbins, Mark Greenberg, Sheldon Berman, Susan Wooley, Rose Reissman, Carol Cummings, and many others.
Key features cover:
Theory and context for EI, including brain development, multiple intelligences, service and citizenship, school-to-work, and health
Teacher preparation and professional development
17 best-practice programs in action, relevant to grades PreK-12
An Application/Reflection Guide for note-taking, follow-up, contacts, and ideas for immediate implementation
This book is sure to be an essential resource for all teachers, counselors, and school administrators who want their school communities to educate healthier, more responsible, and more successful students.
"A valuable book that gathers and presents to teachers a variety of strategies, prosocial and pro-academic, that involve emotional intelligence....Useful, unique (not a crowded field at all!), practical, clearly written."
"This book is the most thorough I’ve ever read on emotional intelligence....I found it to be an extremely helpful handbook in helping me to understand the importance of SEL and in considering programs for my school...The content is relevant and meaningful for today's educators."
"Makes an important contribution to the field of social-emotional learning....I highlighted at least two dozen specific ideas that I will implement in my classroom next year....Practitioners will readily grasp the implications and applications of this material. The topic is an especially relevant one for today's educators."
"Bringing all this information together in one spot is quite a contribution... the book is written so as to be very well understood by teachers. There isn't too much research or theory here, but lots of emphasis on 'What can I do on Monday?'"
"This is an essential resource for all teachers, counselors, and school administrators who want their school communities to educate healthier, more resposible, and more successful students."
"The authors present a well-articulated approach to planning and conducting evaluations."
"Offers a comprehensive overview of social-emotional learning and its impact on student achievement. Takes a more qualitative perspective, exploring the intangibles of classroom instruction with the underlying premise that students cannot learn best if social and emotional aspects of their thinking are ignored."