`Bringing all this information together in one spot is quite a contribution... There isn't too much research or theory here, but lots of emphasis on 'What can I do on Monday?'
-David A. Squires, Associate Professor, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven
`I highlighted at least two dozen specific ideas that I will implement in my classroom next year.'
-Steve Reifman, Teacher, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, CA
`Relevant and meaningful for today's educators.'
-Beverly Eidmann, Principal, Arvada Middle School, CO
`Useful, unique (not a crowded field at all!), practical, clearly written.'
-Robert DiGiulio, Professor of Education, Johnson State College
This comprehensive guide to emotional intelligence (EI) is a state-of-the-art collection of proven best practices from the field's best and brightest minds. Edited by educational leaders Maurice Elias and Harriett Arnold, this guide creates a new gold standard for bringing social-emotional learning into every classroom, with chapters by Daniel Goleman, Rachel Kessler, Marty Sleeper and Margot Strom, Janet Patti, Eliot Rosenbloom, Pam Robbins, Mark Greenberg, Sheldon Berman, Susan Wooley, Rose Reissman, Carol Cummings, and many others.
Key features cover:
Theory and context for EI, including brain development, multiple intelligences, service and citizenship, school-to-work, and health
Teacher preparation and professional development
17 best-practice programs in action, relevant to grades PreK-12
An Application/Reflection Guide for note-taking, follow-up, contacts, and ideas for immediate implementation
This book is sure to be an essential resource for all teachers, counselors, and school administrators who want their school communities to educate healthier, more responsible, and more successful students.