This trusted resource--now in a thoroughly updated second edition reflecting the tremendous growth of the field--provides a best-practice guide to planning and implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) in K-12 classrooms and schools. The authors present a roadmap to help practitioners choose exemplary programs and strategies, integrate SEL with academics and mental health interventions, create culturally affirming programming for diverse students, use assessment to guide data-based decision making, and support educator SEL. In a convenient large-size format, the volume includes illustrative vignettes and 24 reproducible worksheets and other practical tools. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
New to This Edition
*Chapter on educators' social and emotional competence and teacher wellness.
*Expanded coverage of implementation and systems issues, strategies for weaving SEL into the school day, applying SEL within a multi-tiered system of support, and professional development.
*Numerous new and revised worksheets--now downloadable--including new educator reflection activities in each chapter.
*Timely topics and themes infused throughout--such as culturally responsive and trauma-informed practices, teacher-family-community partnerships, and relationships as a foundation to SEL success--plus updated SEL resources.
This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by Sandra M. Chafouleas.