What Teachers Need to Know about Social and Emotional Development

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ACER Press, 2012 - Education - 155 pages
What Teachers Need to Know about Social and Emotional Development provides practical classroom strategies that teachers can apply in a variety of contexts to support complex and diverse student needs. Drawing on the authentic voice and experience of teachers, students, and parents, this book is steeped in the latest research. It includes the key indicators that children may exhibit if suffering from depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and other serious issues. It also offers an extensive range of practical advice, classroom activities, poster ideas, and newsletter items to assist teachers, as well as inform both teachers and parents of their children's changing needs. The book notes that early intervention is paramount in preventing unnecessary distress and helping children regain their emotional footing when issues arise. It provides busy teachers with strategies that lighten the workload while enhancing students' social and emotional wellbeing. *** The book is part of the What Teachers Need to Know Aboutâ?¦ series by ACER Press, which refreshes and expands basic teaching knowledge and classroom experience. The books in this series provide essential information about a range of subjects necessary for today's teachers to do their jobs effectively. These books are short, easy-to-use guides to the fundamentals of a subject, with clear reference to other, more comprehensive sources of information. *** "Leyden and Shale offer a fresh perspective on the social and emotional development of children. Their book recommends behavior management and offers sound advice for how educators can support children through their social and emotional learning. Recommended." - Choice, Vol. 51, No. 1, September 2013

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