Emotional Literacy in the Elementary School
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Emotional Literacy in the Elementary School by Marc A., Ph.D. Brackett

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Published by Dude Publishing/ National Professional Resources .
Written in English


  • Nonfiction / Education,
  • Professional Development,
  • Education

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Open LibraryOL12340465M
ISBN 101934032182
ISBN 109781934032183

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Emotional and social literacy cannot be developed in a vacuum, and this book will focus on ways in which a wide range of aspects of school life can help develop emotional literacy and promote emotional and social well-being in children and adults. The book is a practical and up-to-date account of ways in which schools can use emotional literacy to realize their goals of school improvement and effective 'What kind of schools promote emotional literacy?', in Developing the emotionally literate school, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp. , viewed 3 June , doi:   In this wordless picture book inspired by a true story, a fellow student sees new girl Vanessa beset upon by bullies and decides to go to her house and offer to walk her to school .   Normalizing discussions on social emotional learning through literature is a great way to introduce these concepts to your students. These children’s books for social emotional learning programs, grouped by age level, could serve as conversation starters about SEL in your classroom. Books for Elementary Students.

Yet like all other literacies, emotional literacy can be enhanced and trained, and here teachers' role becomes decisive. One potential way of fostering empathy in young children is through picturebooks. Like all fiction, picturebooks represent fictional characters' emotions as well as their interpretation of each other's emotions. 'Emotional Literacy: Assessment and Intervention' identifies the status of pupils' emotional literacy and provides follow-up activities for intervention where necessary. It covers Primary, ages years and Secondary, ages years. The assessment covers five key areas of emotional literacy.   Emotional literacy is the ability to identify, understand, and respond to emotions in oneself and others in a healthy manner. Children who have a strong foundation in emotional literacy tolerate frustration better, get into fewer fights, and engage in less self-destructive behavior than children who do not have a strong foundation.   This simple exercise in a New Haven, CT elementary school was the first time I saw a lesson in emotional literacy. Naming emotions accurately helps children be clearer about what is going on inside—essential both to making clearheaded decisions and to managing emotions throughout life.

  Emotional literacy is fast becoming a key element in many approaches to early education. Most preschools and kindergartens stress the quality of both peer-to-peer interaction and teacher-student interaction. Elizabeth Morris, the school's principal, called herself "Dr" on the strength of a doctorate awarded by the website and has been quoted in the press as an emotional literacy expert. She was surprised to be informed of the university's location by The TES, and has now dropped the title and expressed concern that her students could have relied.   Emotional literacy is a key aspect of emotional intelligence and an essential element among social and emotional learning (SEL) skills. It is based largely on vocabulary. Emotion vocabulary is more than word recognition; it shapes how children (and adults) see the world. wHy emoTional liTeraCy iS good for your SCHool 3 group of committed staff. Effectively the whole school began to participate in the action research process, which as Cohen, Manion & Morrison () assert is ‘a powerful tool for change and improvement.’ Through introducing Emotional Literacy from the earliest stages the nursery.