Building Academic Success on Social and Emotional Learning: What Does the Research Say?

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Joseph E. Zins
Teachers College Press, Apr 15, 2004 - Education - 244 pages
In this groundbreaking book, nationally recognized leaders in education and psychology examine the relationships between social-emotional education and school success specifically focusing on interventions that enhance student learning. Offering scientific evidence and practical examples, this volume points out the many benefits of social emotional learning programs, including: building skills linked to cognitive development, encouraging student focus and motivation, improving relationships between students and teachers, creating school-family partnerships to help students achieve, and increasing student confidence and success.
 

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Contents

The Scientific Base Linking Social and Emotional Learning
3
PART II
16
A Framework
23
The Three Cs of Promoting Social and Emotional Learning
40
Significance for Social
59
Social Emotional
76
Social and Emotional Learning in Teacher Preparation Standards
94
Strategies to Infuse Social and Emotional Learning
113
Social Development and Social and Emotional Learning
135
A SchoolBased
151
Theory and Research
170
Recommendations
209
About the Editors and the Contributors
219
Index
227
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Joseph E. Zins is Professor of Education at the University of Cincinnati and a Leadership Team member of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Roger P. Weissberg is a Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Executive Director of CASEL. Margaret C. Wang was the founder and Director of the Center for Research in Human Development and Education at Temple University. Herbert J. Walberg is Emeritus Professor of Education and Psychology at UIC.

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