EDPS 531 - Promoting Social & Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Instructor, Stephen York

Instructor, Stephen York

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Educators and educational technicians, challenged sometimes to the point of burnout, face the unprecedented and unmet social and emotional needs of students.  As a result, students' academic progress is interrupted and sometimes next to impossible.  This study considers research-based social and emotional learning, and best practices for its implementation, thereby enhancing teaching and learning for all students:

  • *The Nature of and Need for Social and Emotional Learning
  • *Reflecting on Your Current Practices
  • *Developing Social and Emotional Skills in the Classroom
  • *Creating the Context for Social and Emotional Learning
  • *Introducing and Sustaining Social and Emotional Education
  • *Evaluating the Success of Social and Emotional Learning
  • *Moving Forward:  Assessing Strengths, Priorities, and Next Steps
  • *Curriculum Scope and Sequence for Different Age Groups
  • *Standards-based Guidelines for Social and Emotional Education
  • *Parental and Community Partnerships

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

Promoting Social and Emotional Learning:  Guidelines for Educators, by Maurice J. Elias, Joseph E. Zins, Roger P. Weissberg, Karin S. Frey, Mark T. Greenberg, Norris M. Haynes, Rachael Kessler, Mary E. Schwab-Stone and Timothy P. Shriver.  Buy it now on Amazon.com.

 

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