Developing children's social, emotional and behavioural skills /
Márianna Csóti.
imprint
[London] ; New York : Continuum, c2009.
description
xi, 137, [1] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
1855394715 (pbk.), 9781855394711 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
[London] ; New York : Continuum, c2009.
isbn
1855394715 (pbk.)
9781855394711 (pbk.)
contents note
Self-awareness -- Communication tools -- Social rules and roles -- Interacting with other people -- Friendships -- Making conversation -- Getting on with others -- Assertiveness and self-protection -- Motivation -- Managing anxiety and depression -- Coping with change.
catalogue key
6864013
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [138]).
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Mrianna Csti! taught at secondary level in the London Borough of Brent, has worked in pastoral care as a houseparent in an international sixth form college and has written widely on all aspects of social skills for all ages.
Summaries
Main Description
A wealth of practical strategies for developing important skills with pupils, both in the classroom and in the wider school environment.
Main Description
The importance of teaching social, emotional and behavioural skills has never been greater, as shown by two recent government initiatives in education: Every Child Matters and Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL). The emphasis of this book is on teaching social and assertiveness skills, maximizing personal potential and managing self-doubt, low self-esteem and emotions that interfere with your pupils' relationships and life's progression. Mrianna Csti provides practical strategies for developing these skills with pupils, both in the classroom and in the wider school environment. Book jacket.
Bowker Data Service Summary
Contents include: self-awareness; communication tools; social rules and roles; interacting with other people; friendships; making conversation; getting on with others; assertiveness and self-protection; motivation; managing anxiety and depression; coping with change.
Long Description
The importance of teaching, social, emotional and behavioural skills has never been greater as shown by two recent government initiatives in Education: Every Children Matters and Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL). The development of a child's social, emotional and behavioural skills is essential if they are to develop into well-rounded, capable adults. Marianna Csoti's book provides practical strategies for developing these skills with pupils, both in the classroom and in the wider school environment. >
Table of Contents
Introductionp. viii
Self-awarenessp. 2
Who am I?p. 2
Role modelsp. 4
Sharing thoughts and feelingsp. 6
Understanding limitationsp. 8
Raising self-esteemp. 10
Improving self-confidencep. 12
Promoting the selfp. 14
Communication toolsp. 16
Choosing wordsp. 16
How words are spokenp. 18
Facial expressionsp. 20
Body languagep. 22
Eye contactp. 24
Using communication toolsp. 26
Social rules and rolesp. 28
Classroom social rulesp. 28
Running an errand in schoolp. 30
Table mannersp. 32
General social rulesp. 34
Family rulesp. 36
Rules outside schoolp. 38
Rolesp. 40
Interacting with other peoplep. 42
Meeting and greetingp. 42
Saying goodbyep. 44
Shynessp. 46
Making a telephone callp. 48
Receiving a telephone callp. 50
Awkward situationsp. 52
Friendshipsp. 54
Why do we need friends?p. 54
Judging too soonp. 56
Making friendsp. 58
Social networksp. 60
Maintaining friendshipsp. 62
False friendsp. 64
Making conversationp. 66
Conversation rulesp. 66
Self-disclosurep. 68
Beginnings and endingsp. 70
Listeningp. 72
Building rapportp. 74
Building empathyp. 76
Getting on with othersp. 78
Teamworkp. 78
Exploring angerp. 80
Dealing with angerp. 82
Swearingp. 84
Conflict and negotiationp. 86
Being genuinep. 88
Discriminationp. 90
Racismp. 92
Assertiveness and self-protectionp. 94
Personal rightsp. 94
Assertivenessp. 96
Saying nop. 98
Feedback and criticismp. 100
What is bullying?p. 102
Protecting children from being bulliedp. 104
Social safetyp. 106
Motivationp. 108
Personal motivationp. 108
Increasing motivationp. 110
Setting goalsp. 112
Managing anxiety and depressionp. 114
Managing anxiety and panicp. 114
Managing stressp. 116
Learning to relaxp. 118
School phobiap. 120
Insomniap. 122
Managing depressionp. 124
Resiliencep. 126
Coping with changep. 128
Separation and divorcep. 128
Bereavementp. 130
Making difficult decisionsp. 132
Carrying decisions throughp. 134
Primary to secondary school transferp. 136
Further readingp. 138
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