This comprehensive guide to emotional intelligence (EI) is a state-of-the-art collection of proven best practices from the field's best and brightest minds. Edited by educational leaders Maurice Elias and Harriett Arnold, this guide creates a new gold standard for bringing social-emotional learning into every classroom, with chapters by Daniel Goleman, Rachel Kessler, Marty Sleeper and Margot Strom, Janet Patti, Eliot Rosenbloom, Pam Robbins, Mark Greenberg, Sheldon Berman, Susan Wooley, Rose Reissman, Carol Cummings, and many others. Source:
Elias, M.J., 2006. In the educator’s guide to emotional intelligence and academic achievement, corwin press pgs 4-14Excerpt:
"This book is designed to provide answers based on existing best feasible practices. We use the word feasible because our emphasis has been on selecting approaches that have been used successfully in many places for a long time, both before and after NCLB. We show readers how to bring emotional intelligence (EI) or social-emotional learning (SEL) into classrooms in ways that enhance academic achievement, from elementary grades through Grade 12. The book is designed to illuminate the connection between soul, heart, and mind."Read the full article here!