This new book by Maurice Elias and Jeffrey Kress offers ideas and strategies that teachers can use to manage their classrooms and increase their students' learning. Drawn from practical experience, these techniques are time-proven and classroom-tested.Source:
Kress, Jeffery S, and Elias, Maurice J., "Nurturing Student Character: Everyday Teaching Activities for Social Emotional Learning" Published by Routledge.Excerpt:
"Nurturing Students’ Character is an easy-to-use guide to incorporating social-emotional and character development (SECD) into your teaching practice. The links are clear—elementary and middle school students have better odds of academic success if you nurture their social and emotional skills. Drawing on broad field experience and the latest research, this book offers intuitive techniques for infusing your everyday teaching and classroom management with SECD opportunities. With topics ranging from self-regulation and problem solving to peer communication and empathy, these concrete strategies, practical worksheets, and self-reflective activities will help you foster a positive classroom culture."Link to book on publisher's website!