Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom: Promoting Mental Health and Academic Success
Kenneth W. Merrell
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2010
This highly engaging, eminently practical book provides essential resources for implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) in any K-12 setting. Numerous vivid examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of this increasingly influential approach to supporting students' mental health, behavior, and academic performance. Helpful reproducibles are included. The authors offer clear-cut guidance on how to: * choose the right SEL program for a particular school * teach SEL concepts to students, teachers, and administrators * weave SEL into the classroom curriculum to boost academic success * adapt interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse students and those with special needs * monitor outcomes and maximize the quality of interventions. This text will be valuable to school psychologists, counselors, social workers, and administrators; also of interest to general and special education teachers. It will also serve as a text in graduate-level courses such as Methods of School-Based Intervention.