Building Academic Success on Social and Emotional Learning: What Does the Research Say

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-04-01
  • Publisher: Teachers College Pr

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In this groundbreaking book, nationally recognized leaders in education and psychology examine the relationships between social-emotional education and school success#x14;specifically focusing on interventions that enhance student learning. Offering scientific evidence and practical examples, this volume points out the many benefits of social emotional learning programs, including: building skills linked to cognitive development, encouraging student focus and motivation, improving relationships between students and teachers, creating school-family partnerships to help students achieve, and increasing student confidence and success.

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Daniel Goleman vii
Acknowledgments ix
PART I The Foundations of Social and Emotional Learning
1 The Scientific Base Linking Social and Emotional Learning to School Success
Joseph E. Zins, Michelle R. Bloodworth, Roger P. Weissberg, and Herbert J. Walberg
2 The Learner-Centered Psychological Principles: A Framework for Balancing Academic Achievement and Social-Emotional Learning Outcomes
Barbara L. McCombs
3 The Three Cs of Promoting Social and Emotional Learning
David W. Johnson and Roger T. Johnson
4 Family-School-Peer Relationships: Significance for Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning
Sandra L. Christenson and Lynne H. Havsy
5 Toward a Broader Education: Social, Emotional, and Practical Skills
Paulo N. Lopes and Peter Salovey
6 Social and Emotional Learning in Teacher Preparation Standards
Jane E. Fleming and Mary Bay
PART II Effective Strategies for Enhancing Academic, Social, and Emmotional Outcomes
7 Strategies to Infuse Social and Emotional Learning into Academics
Maurice J. Elias
8 Social Development and Social and Emotional Learning
J. David Hawkins, Brian H. Smith, and Richard F. Catalano
9 The Resolving Conflict Creatively Program: A School-Based Social and Emotional Learning Program
Joshua L. Brown, Tom Roderick, Linda Lantieri, and J. Lawrence Aber
10 The PATHS Curriculum: Theory and Research on Neurocognitive Development and School Success
Mark T. Greenberg, Carol A. Kusché, and Nathaniel Riggs
11 Community in School as Key to Student Growth: Findings from the Child Development Project
Eric Schaes, Victor Battistich, and Daniel Solomon
PART III Recommendations
12 Recommendations and Conclusions: Implications for Practice, Training, Research, and Policy
Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph E. Zins, and Roger P. Weissberg
About the Editors and the Contributors 219(8)
Index 227

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