Summary: Written with current and prospective classroom teachers in mind, Fostering Emotional Well-Being in the Classroom provides insightful background, content, and strategies for improving the emotional well-being of students. This new edition provides up-to-date comprehensive coverage of many issues that toay's teachers must be prepared to handle. The authors have arranged the material so that it is easily conceptualized. Pertinent new material in this edition includes em ...show moreotional intelligence, media literacy, ritalin use in schools, cognitive restructuring, humor, media's influence on eating habits, unsafe weight-loss methods, early warning signs of aggressive rage or violent behavior toward self or others, school security measures, and safe and violence free school environments.
To address the growing number of violent incidents among school age children, the authors have included additional topics into the Violence chapter: early warning signs of aggressive rage or violent behavior toward self or others, gang involvement, school security measures, gun free school act, safe and violence-free school environments, and responding to crisis.
NEW! In the Classroom boxes in every chapter contain activities for teachers to use with their students. Literally hundreds of teaching activities, suggestions, aids, and resources are provided.
NEW! A password protected online Instructor' Guide offers practice tests.
Each chapter begins with a feature called "Focus Agent,''which are stories related to the chapter content.
NEW! Did you Know? boxes offer interesting and engaging facts related to chapter content. ...show less