Promoting Emotional and Social Development in Schools: A Practical Guide

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SAGE, Nov 1, 2007 - Education - 144 pages
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The social and emotional needs of children have become increasingly important to educators in recent years, as the impact they have on improving behaviour and promoting inclusion has become evident.

Written in an accessible style for busy practitioners, this book gives advice on creating an emotionally and socially 'healthy' school.

The book:

- shows why schools should promote emotional and social development

- includes practical ideas & activities for those working in primary & secondary schools

- uses a range of case studies to illustrate the impact of good practice

- includes INSET / personal review materials, and audit tools

 

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Contents

1 Why this book matters
1
2 An overview of the evidence from research and practice
12
a wholeschool approach
35
4 Planning provision for promoting emotional and social development
52
5 Campaigns and awarenessraising events
61
6 Promoting calmness anger management and stress reduction
67
7 Play and creativity
77
8 Pastoral support and access to services
84
APPENDIX 1
112
APPENDIX 2
116
GLOSSARY
123
FURTHER READING
125
USEFUL RESOURCES AND ORGANISATIONS
126
REFERENCES
129
INDEX
132
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9 Professional development
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