Merrell's Strong Kids-grades 6-8: A Social And Emotional Learning Curriculum by Dianna Carrizales-engelmannMerrell's Strong Kids-grades 6-8: A Social And Emotional Learning Curriculum by Dianna Carrizales-engelmann

Merrell's Strong Kids-grades 6-8: A Social And Emotional Learning Curriculum

byDianna Carrizales-engelmann, Laura L. Feuerborn, Barbara A. Gueldner

Paperback | May 4, 2016

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Teach social-emotional competence—the foundation of school and social success—with the NEW editions of theStrong Kids™—Grades 6-8curriculum!Strong Kidsis the fun and easy way to help your students develop the social-emotional skills they need to manage their challenges and succeed in school and life. Developed by a team of educational and mental health experts, this evidence-based, age-appropriate curriculum is

  • Low cost and low tech
  • Proven to help increase students' knowledge of social and emotional concepts and decrease their emotional and behavioral problems
  • Easy to implement with no mental health training required
  • Brief enough to use with any program

Through engaging, thought-provoking classroom activities, students learn about emotions and the social-emotional skills they'll use for the rest of their lives: managing anger, reducing stress, solving interpersonal problems, and much more. This scientifically-based curriculum runs for 12 weeks, and lessons are easy to fit into your existing schedule (especially with the new options for breaking them into smaller chunks). Partially scripted lessons, handouts, and worksheets are included—all photocopiable and available as downloads—so teachers have everything they need to implement the program with little added cost or preparation.

Learn more about theStrong Kidsseries.

Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann, Ph.D.,is currently an instructor at the University of Oregon in Eugene specializing in performance assessment for teacher preparation. Over the course of her career in the field of education, Dr. Carrizales-Engelmann's has maintained a consistent focus in the development, research, and troubleshooting of ed...
Title:Merrell's Strong Kids-grades 6-8: A Social And Emotional Learning CurriculumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 4, 2016Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

About the Downloadable Material
About the Authors
ForewordHill M. Walker

Section I Introduction and Overview
    Chapter 1 AboutStrong Kids
    Chapter 2 Preparing Your Lessons and Your Students
    Chapter 3 Overview of the Lessons
    Chapter 4 What's New: Updates toStrong KidsandStrong Teens

Section II TheStrong Kids—Grades 6-8Curriculum
    Lesson 1 AboutStrong Kids:Emotional Strength Training
    Lesson 2 Understanding Your Emotions 1
    Lesson 3 Understanding Your Emotions 2
    Lesson 4 Understanding Other People's Emotions
    Lesson 5 Dealing with Anger
    Lesson 6 Clear Thinking 1
    Lesson 7 Clear Thinking 2
    Lesson 8 Solving People Problems
    Lesson 9 Letting Go of Stress
    Lesson 10 Positive Living
    Lesson 11 Creating Strong and SMART Goals
    Lesson 12 Finishing UP!

Section III Appendices
    Appendix AStrong KidsKnowledge Test: For Use with Students inStrong Kids—Grades 6-8
    Appendix B Basic Fidelity Checklist