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Set for Success: Activities for Teaching Emotional, Social and Organisational Skills
 

Set for Success: Activities for Teaching Emotional, Social and Organisational Skills (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

Foreword by Santomauro, Damian
Illustrated by Marino, Carla
By Santomauro, Josie
By Carter, Margaret-Anne

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To be successful in today's world, all children need to become competent in emotional, social and organizational skills. This resource is suitable for teaching these essential life skills to children of all abilities. Each chapter is subject-themed, and includes a checklist of ob... read full description below.

ISBN 9781849050586
Barcode 9781849050586
Published 15 March 2011 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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ISBN-13 9781849050586
ISBN-10 1849050589
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date 15 March 2011
International Publication Date 15 February 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Foreword by Santomauro, Damian
Illustrated by Marino, Carla
By Santomauro, Josie
By Carter, Margaret-Anne
Category Social Studies
Personal, Health & Social Education (Phase)
Citizenship
Primary / Junior Schools
Teaching Of Specific Groups
Teaching Of Children With Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 295mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 446g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Social skills - Study and teaching Elementary - Activity programs, Emotional intelligence - Study and teaching Elementary - Activity programs, Social skills - Study and teaching Elementary, Emotional intelligence - Study and teaching Elementary
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 372.374044
Catalogue Code 152837

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Description of this Book

To be successful in today's world, all children need to become competent in emotional, social and organizational skills. This engaging and easy-to-implement resource will be an invaluable tool for teaching these essential life skills to children of all abilities. Each chapter is subject-themed, and includes a checklist of objectives, lesson ideas, activities and fully-photocopiable worksheets. From developing organizational skills by making use of timetables, reports and note-taking, to promoting self-esteem by creating acrostic poems, Set for Success offers a series of structured yet fun-filled exercises that cater for all learning styles and levels of emotional and social proficiency. This practical resource is ideal for children aged 3-10, but many of the activities can easily be adapted for older children who need extra support in developing emotional, social and organizational skills.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Activities in the book concentrate on being organised, persistent, confident and sociable, as well as being able to regulate one's own emotions, attain more independence and communicate effectively. Each of the chapters in the book provide lesson ideas, aims and objectives. -- SNIP 'This book is aimed at primary aged pupils and designed to help improve emotional, social and organisational skills. The philosophy of the book is that success breeds success and so with help, children are more likely to experience positive outcomes if these skills are honed. Activities in the book concentrate on being organised, persistent, confident and sociable, as well as being able to regulate one's own emotions, attain more independence and communicate effectively. Each of the chapters in the book provide lesson ideas, aims and objectives. The requirements for the activities which span many curriculum areas, such as science, technology, music, sport, literacy and numeracy, are all included. Worksheets are photocopiable and the activities cater for a range of learning styles and levels of competency. Although aimed at the primary age group many activities would be suitable for adaptation for older pupils. -- Special Needs Information Press

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Author's Bio

Josie Santomauro is a full-time writer living in Brisbane, Australia. Her son, Damian, was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of five. Josie has written several books on AS, as well as numerous fiction books for children and young adults under the name Josie Montano. She regularly gives seminars and talks on AS, and in 2009 was awarded the Parent/Carer Award in recognition of outstanding achievement by Autism Queensland, Australia. Margaret Carter is a behaviour change specialist. She works with children, families, educators and paraprofessionals within the care, education and therapy sectors in response to children's social, emotional and behavioural challenges. She is currently employed as a senior lecturer in Education at James Cook University, Singapore.

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