Everyday SEL in Middle School Integrating Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness Into Your Classroom
With this bestselling book from educational consultant Carla Tantillo Philibert, you’ll gain practical strategies for teaching Social Emotional Learning (SEL), mindfulness, and well-being to help improve the human connection between you and your students. You’ll find out how to lead students through mindfulness activities, simple yoga poses, and breath-work techniques. Topics include mindful practices, well-being strategies to combat stress and anxiety, giving your students the space to understand their emotions and strengthen peer-to-peer communication, developing the foremost and essential SEL competencies, and engaging in experiential activities to strengthen SEL skills. The new edition reflects the latest CASEL guidelines and includes updated activities, as well as a brand-new directory of terms, and an intentional focus on educators’ and students’ socio-emotional well-being. Perfect for middle school educators at any level of experience, the book will help you develop positive youth identity and promote connectedness so students can deal successfully with life’s stressors beyond school doors.
Introduction 1. An Approach, Not a Program 2. Three Steps for Getting Started 3. SEL-Informed Classroom 4. Framing SEL 5. Implementation and Integration 6. SELF (Intrapersonal) Practices 7. SOCIAL (Interpersonal) Practices 8. Crafting SEL Stories 9. Recruiting Your Administrator