Sharing the Blue Crayon

How to Integrate Social, Emotional, and Literacy Learning

Social and emotional learning is at the heart of good teaching, but as standards and testing requirements consume classroom time and divert teachers' focus, these critical skills often get sidelined. In Sharing the Blue Crayon, Mary Anne Buckley shows teachers how to incorporate social and emotional learning into a busy day and then extend these skills to literacy lessons for young children.

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Social and emotional learning is at the heart of good teaching, but as standards and testing requirements consume classroom time and divert teachers' focus, these critical skills often get sidelined. In Sharing the Blue Crayon, Mary Anne Buckley shows teachers how to incorporate social and emotional learning into a busy day and then extend these skills to literacy lessons for young children. Through simple activities such as read-alouds, sing-alongs, murals, and performances, student...read more

About the Author(s)

Mary Anne Buckley teaches second grade at Victor Primary School in Victor, New York, and received her degree from Vermont College.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Language of Learning
Chapter 2: Teaching Students Self-Regulation Skills
Chapter 3: The Friendship Workshop Format
Chapter 4: Extending Friendship Workshop to Literacy Lessons
Chapter 5: Getting Along: Being Part of a Group
Chapter 6: Empathy
Chapter 7: Kindness
Chapter 8: Peacefulness
Chapter 9: Responsibility
Chapter 10: Self-Control
Chapter 11: Perseverance
Chapter 12:Giving and Getting Feedback
Chapter 13: Transformation
References
Index

Resources

Product Details

Grade Range: K-3
Media: 212 pp/paper
Year: 2015
Item No: WEB-1011
ISBN: 978-1-62531-011-8

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