The Flexible SEL Classroom: Practical Ways to Build Social Emotional Learning in Grades 4-8 (Paperback)Amber Chandler (author)
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Help middle school students tackle daily challenges both in and out of the classroom. In this new co-publication from Eye On Education and AMLE, author Amber Chandler offers practical strategies for incorporating social emotional learning into your instruction so students can learn to successfully manage their emotions, set goals, build relationships, and make good decisions. Grounded in classroom experience, her advice can be adapted to suit different needs, so you can create a Flexible Classroom and reach all learners. Topics include:Encouraging academic risk-taking without causing stress or fear of failure;Helping students to self-manage through technology and other tools;Teaching self-awareness through solution statements, metacognition, and effective communication;Modeling responsible decision-making and empathy to create a more tolerant classroom environment;Building relationship skills and encouraging students to be Upstanders; andEmboldening students to become more socially aware and cognizant of bias.
Bonus: Downloadable versions of some of the handouts in this book are available on the Routledge website at www.routledge.com/9781138302563, so you can print and distribute them for immediate classroom use.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 108
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
"There is a definite need for this book. Mindful schools, mindfulness in teaching, and social-emotional learning are all key topics. The book is written from the heart. Whether you're a preservice, mid-career, or veteran teacher, the sooner you can get a copy of this book, the better." - Linda Biondi, Teacher, Robbinsville, NJ
"Amber Chandler has a unique and important message for educators about social emotional learning--what it is and how to develop it. She shows us, clearly and practically, how to connect our roles as teachers of academic subjects with helping students learn how to be "good at life."" - Ariel Sacks, Middle School ELA Teacher, Blogger, and Author
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