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Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenagers

Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenagers Author Tina Rae
ISBN-10 9781446271803
Release 2012-11-12
Pages 176
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'This book should be on the shelf of every professional that works with teenagers in ANY setting. As lives become increasingly busy, emotional health andl literacy is often overlooked. In this text, Rae shows us how to create a dialogue with teenagers and reminds us that emotional health is an indicator of overall health as teenagers become adults' -Donna Duffy, School of Health and Human Sciences, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA The pressures and concerns of teenagers are at the forefront of their emotional and mental health. This resource provides young men and women with guidance and tools to recognise the importance of social skills to aid their development. The sessions and practical activities will allow students to address issues of identity, self esteem, covering topics including relationships, drugs and problem-solving. The new edition also looks at: - Gang cultures - Cyber bullying - Future pressures - Eating disorders This new resource also introduces therapeutic approaches to promote well-being, as well as offering accessible worksheets available to download online at www.sagepub.co.uk/developingemotionalliteracy Tina Rae has 25 years experience working with children, adults and families in both clinical and educational contexts within local authorities. She is currently a Professional and Academic tutor on the Doctorate in Child and Educational Psychology at University of East London.



Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenage Boys

Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenage Boys Author Tina Rae
ISBN-10 9781412930321
Release 2007-09-18
Pages 142
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'This is an extremely useful, thought-provoking programme. Rather than simply being of relevance for staff in Pupil Referral Units, it could assist a much wider group of adolescent boys in developing emotional literacy' - Support for Learning `An excellent resource for those concerned with supporting particularly the emotional development of teenage boys' - SNIP Includes CD-Rom Growing concern about the emotional development and mental health of young men is often reported in the media, frequently accompanied by statistics showing that the majority of young people with behavioural and learning difficulties are male. This programme, which has been developed from research, practice and teaching, and has been tried and tested in a pupil referral unit, helps the participants to acknowledge the importance of emotional development and the fact that they have a responsibility to do something about it. Drawing on the authorse(tm) work and experiences, the activities are suitable for a wide range of students, including boys who present as extremely challenging in terms of their behaviour and social skills development. The 12 sessions cover: - appearance - girlfriends - sex - problem-solving - future goals. Comprehensive facilitator's notes and all the resources needed for the programme are provided, making it ideal, even for those relatively new to this kind of work or less experienced in working with groups of teenage boys. All the worksheets are easily printable from the CD-rom that accompanies the book. This is an excellent resource for all those concerned with boys' emotional development.



Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenage Girls

Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenage Girls Author Tina Rae
ISBN-10 9781412919050
Release 2005-09-23
Pages 96
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This ten-session program improves adolescent girls' confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness, encouraging students to develop problem-solving strategies about peer pressure, sex, substance abuse, and being a parent.



Engaging Learners with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

Engaging Learners with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Author Barry Carpenter
ISBN-10 9781317533740
Release 2015-02-11
Pages 194
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Children and young people with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD) have co-existing and overlapping conditions which can manifest in complex learning patterns, extreme behaviours and a range of socio-medical needs which are new and unfamiliar to many educators. Their combination of issues and layered needs – mental health, relationship, behavioural, physical, medical, sensory, communication and cognitive – mean they often disengage from learning and challenge even our most experienced teachers. This book provides school practitioners and leaders with an approach and resources to engage this often disenfranchized group of children in learning. The Engagement for Learning Framework has been developed and trialled by over 100 educational settings (both special and mainstream) with learners from early years to post-16. It gives practitioners from a range of disciplines a shared means of assessing, recording and developing personalized learning pathways and demonstrating progression for these children. The focus on inquiry means that however complex a young person’s needs, educators will be able to apply the approach. This practical and engaging book provides literature, tools and case study examples outlining who children and young people with CLDD are, why their engagement for learning is important and how the Engagement for Learning Framework can be used effectively by teachers and other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for these children.



The Learning Relationship

The Learning Relationship Author Biddy Youell
ISBN-10 1855752271
Release 2006
Pages 182
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This book offers a psychoanalytic perspective on learning and teaching and on many of the issues which preoccupy those who work in educational institutions. It looks at the origins of learning in childrens early relationships and at factors which help and hinder the educational process in later childhood and adolescence. Amongst the topics addressed in the book are the significance of play and playfulness, the impact of change, separation, times of transition, bereavement, bullying and racism. The author has aimed to set well-established psychoanalytic ideas about learning within the context of current educational practice and to look at the teachers experience alongside that of the students.This volume is a collection of papers, each of which is a version of a lecture previously given as part of the Tavistock course, "Emotional Factors in Learning and Teaching; counselling aspects in education". The course, which is for teachers and others working in educational settings, has been running for more than thirty years. It began as a collaboration between Martha Harris, then Head of the Child Psychotherapy training at the Tavistock Clinic and her husband, Roland Harris, an educationalist and writer. This partnership between clinical thinking and expertise in educational theory and practice continues to the present day, with child psychotherapists and educationists working closely together. The ideas underpinning the course were first elaborated by Isca Saltzberger Wittenberg, Gianna Henry and Elsie Osborne in 1983 in The Emotional Experience of Learning and Teaching, a book which remains a valued, core text. This new volume represents an attempt to revisit some of the same themes and to set the applied psychoanalytic thinking in the current educational context.



Creating Gender Fair Schools Classrooms

Creating Gender Fair Schools   Classrooms Author Lynn Raphael Reed
ISBN-10 9781848605602
Release 2007-03-18
Pages 160
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Includes CD-Rom For many teachers, gender issues related to role models, image and expectations have an effect upon the behaviour and achievement of both boys and girls, often to their disadvantage. This innovative and practical resource, for teachers of students aged 5-13 provides: o a programme to promote gender equality and inclusivity in schools and colleges o a rationale for the programme based on social justice o a practical set of classroom activities to implement the programme The book combines the talents and commitment of two leading authors to provide an 'action inquiry' methodology - engaging students and staff in the processes of investigating what is currently happening, and planning, implementing and reviewing improvements. This contributes to the development of the school as a self-evaluating organisation, which listens to the voice of the child. The programme supports teachers and other school staff in developing as reflective practitioners, and children and young people in developing as reflective learners. It can also be used to engage schools and colleges in joining the UNICEF 'Rights Respecting' programme which is demonstrating positive results. 'A real strength of the resource is the inclusion of practical activities that have been carefully designed for pupils. These are excellent and lend themselves for use in a variety of ways. This is a thoroughly recommended resource.' - SENCO Update



The Anger Alphabet

The Anger Alphabet Author Tina Rae
ISBN-10 9781446271193
Release 2012-11-13
Pages 192
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'The Anger Alphabet is invaluable for those who work with young people as professionals in either education or social care. This second edition gives sound advice, practical activities, and a clearly structured programme of experiences with new illustrations, activities for outdoors and new practical tools such as charts, checklists and lists of strategies for young people, their parents and their teachers' Terri Harrison, Nature Nurture Project, Camphill School, Aberdeen An ideal resource for primary teachers, this practical book helps children understand anger and identify links with other emotions with an interactive programme using 26 elements. They will learn skills to effectively manage their anger with activities and exercises. New to this edition is: - information on recent initiatives on anger management in schools - models and top tips for coping with anger - new activities and ideas - further information for young children aged 5-9 This instructional guide for teachers comes with photocopiable worksheets and activities suitable for both group and individual work for the whole-class which are available to download online. Tina Rae has 25 years experience working with children, adults and families in both clinical and educational contexts within local authorities. She is currently a Professional and Academic tutor on the Doctorate in Child and Educational Psychology at University of East London.



Magic Circles

Magic Circles Author Murray White
ISBN-10 9780857026798
Release 2008-12-03
Pages 168
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'This book is an essential starting point for practitioners who are new to Circle Time as it includes activities specifically for adults, helping to familiarise themselves with the process' - Early Years Update 'This is an excellent book full of practical circle time activities and experiences....The benefits of the potential life skills acquired through the use of this resource are immeasurable because it will help communication and problem solving skills, show participants how to be flexible, to get along with others, deal with conflict, take sensible measured risks and make wise decisions' - Early Years Educator 'Working as a supportive reference, resource manual and catalyst, the text affirms the partnership between school, family and community...[It] will boost the effectiveness of Circle Time - as a respected program in social / emotional learning, and tool for empowering youth' - Bendigo Weekly 'The beauty of this book lies in the simplicity of the activities. Anyone can follow the instructions and get amazing results. Individuals who have developed walls around themselves as a defence to cover up their low self esteem also react with wonder and bewilderment during these activities. A good self affirming experience during Circle Time goes a long way in helping us manage the darkest moments of our lives. Even the most reticent people open up during Circle Time' - Aroona Sharma, Ex-Head PSHE The British School, New Delhi, Counsellor, Psychotherapist Murray White was the first British author to publish a book on Circle Time and his classic Magic Circles helped to raise the profile and popularity of Circle Time during the 90s. This new and revised edition provides both the theoretical underpinnings and practical advice you need to help raise self-esteem through Circle Time. The resource also includes a 60 minute audio CD to introduce guided imagery to help build self-esteem. It takes the listener through a number of journeys, helping to develop imagination, improve concentration and increase self - confidence. The book provides a range of exciting activities to use in Circle Time to develop a sense of: · security · identity · belonging · purpose · competence · well-being The benefits of participation in this process both for individuals and society are clearly explained. The ability to communicate well, take sensible risks, make wise decisions, be flexible, deal with conflict and stress, solve problems and get along with others are all enhanced by this experience. To take account of the popularity of the first edition among adults, circle activities are now included especially for their use. Everyone will benefit from the Circle Times in this book. Murray White represents the U.K. on the International Council for Self Esteem and emerges as the earliest and most significant influence on the establishment of Circle Time in the UK.



Emotional Intelligence Coaching

Emotional Intelligence Coaching Author Stephen Neale
ISBN-10 9780749463687
Release 2011-09-03
Pages 240
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Emotional Intelligence Coaching examines the vital role emotions and habits play in performance. Emotional intelligence can help leaders and coaches recognize how attitudes - both their own and those of the people they coach - prevent individuals from reaching their potential. Replacing these with more useful feelings and thoughts can provide a powerful means of improving performance. This book explains the principles of emotional intelligence and how these relate to coaching for performance. It includes practical activities for those seeking to identify and adapt their behaviour in order to achieve more. Never before have emotional intelligence and coaching been brought together in this way to help you develop your own and other people's performance.



Talking is for All

Talking is for All Author Betty Rudd
ISBN-10 9780857026781
Release 2008-10-09
Pages 200
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Includes CD-Rom This book and CD-Rom is an activity and worksheet packed resource for anyone wanting a unified programme to assist emotional development in those aged 4 to 19 years old. Implementing emotional literacy within the whole school curriculum is made simple for the facilitator and fun for the participants. In one volume, Talking Is for All provides updated new editions of Betty Rudd's three bestselling books: Talking is for Kids, Talking is for Us and Talking is for Teens. This book will be useful for all those working with young people either in classroom, small group or individual settings. It contains: - practical activities and resources - illustrations, stories, and cartoons - assessment and record keeping advice. There are three age appropriate sections which include a description of the stages of emotional development and all the activities suited to that stage. It brings together theory and research findings on emotional health and puts them into a flexible programme which enables positive action for emotional wellness and resiliency. Betty Rudd is a Chartered Counseling Psychologist and Specialist Teacher. She is the author of seven books and twenty-one games, most of them focusing on emotional literacy.



Social Intelligence

Social Intelligence Author Karl Albrecht
ISBN-10 9780787979386
Release 2006
Pages 289
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Conceived by management consultant, futurist, speaker, and author Karl Albrecht, Social Intelligence goes beyond IQ and EI (Emotional Intelligence) to show how generosity, consideration, and other practical skills are key to success at work and in life.



The Curse of the Self

The Curse of the Self Author Mark R. Leary
ISBN-10 9780195325447
Release 2007
Pages 226
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Despite its obvious advantages, our ability to be self-reflective comes at a high price. Few people realize how profoundly their lives are affected by self-reflection or how frequently inner chatter interferes with their success, pollutes their relationships with others, and undermines their happiness. By allowing people to ruminate about the past or imagine what might happen in the future, self-reflection conjures up a great deal of personal suffering in the form of depression, anxiety, anger, jealousy, and other negative emotions. A great deal of unhappiness, in the form of addictions, overeating, and domestic violence, is due to people's inability to exert control over their thoughts and behavior. Is it possible to direct our self-reflection in a way that will minimize the disadvantages and maximize the advantages? Is there a way to affect the egotistical self through self-reflection? In this volume, Mark Leary explores the personal and social problems that are created by the capacity for self-reflection, and by drawing upon psychology and other behavioral sciences, offers insights into how these problems can be minimized.



Dealing with Feeling

Dealing with Feeling Author Tina Rae
ISBN-10 9781849203609
Release 2007-10-03
Pages 216
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Includes CD-Rom 'An ideal resource developed from research, practice and teaching, this book contains everything that a busy teacher needs to support the social and emotional development of her pupils. The scenarios are based upon real life situations and are therefore meaningful and engaging for young people. It can be used in whole class, group or individual work settings, either as a complete step by step teaching programme or as reference resource.' Dr. Ruth MacConville, Author, Head of SENS, L.B. of Ealing This new combined edition of the bestselling Dealing with Feeling and Dealing With More Feeling provides teachers of children aged 7-14 with structured opportunities to develop their emotional literacy and emotional well-being. It is firmly supported by a wealth of research which links children's mental and physical health to the development of emotional literacy. In this second edition, Tina Rae emphasises the development of emotional literacy skills and specifically the development of an emotional vocabulary, empathy, tolerance, resilience and motivation. The focus upon managing more complex and uncomfortable feelings is central to the programme and pupils are introduced to a variety of techniques which can be applied across a broad range of contexts. Included in this exciting resource pack are: - 40 Lesson plans - A CD Rom with 236 full-colour activity pages - Role play activities to develop joint problem solving skills Packed with teacher-friendly resources, this book clearly fulfils the requirements of the PSHE curriculum and Healthy Schools agenda whilst also complimenting and building upon many of the themes in the SEAL curriculum (Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning).



The Art of Game Design

The Art of Game Design Author Jesse Schell
ISBN-10 9781498759564
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 600
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Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.



Emotional Well being for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Emotional Well being for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Author Gail Bailey
ISBN-10 9781446268834
Release 2012-08-16
Pages 184
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This practical guide details the strategies that practitioners can use in their setting to build better outcomes for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities. A clear rationale is outlined that highlights how many factors outside of the child's control can be addressed to minimise the risk of longer term mental health problems and social exclusion. Case studies, points for practice and questions for reflection are used to explore the principles around working with children with a range of disabilities including: - ADHD - Dyslexia - Visual Impairment - Autism Written by an experienced teacher and educational psychologist, this text carefully considers the existing evidence base surrounding emotional well-being and positive psychology before outlining the practical implications for the classroom. This book will guide practitioners in implementing strategies to pro-actively promote emotional well-being for children with SEND in their settings. Dr. Gail Bailey is a Child Psychology Consultant based in West Wales.



The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Author Stephen R. Covey
ISBN-10 9781633533103
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 393
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Stephen R. Covey's the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Interactive Edition explains through infographics, videos and excerpts of teachings the philosophy that has revolutionized life management. For 25 years, Stephen R. Covey’s step-by-step lessons have helped millions from all walks of life lead successful and satisfying lives. A new condensed and transformed interactive edition of Stephen R. Covey’s most famous work, supported with videos, explanatory infographics, self-tests and more, is here to continue those valuable lessons.



Achieving Positive Outcomes for Children in Care

Achieving Positive Outcomes for Children in Care Author R J Cameron
ISBN-10 9781847874498
Release 2009-09-10
Pages 161
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This title looks at how achieving positive outcomes for children in care is possible when the root causes of failure are tackled.