TITLE

Graphic Organizers: Tools to Build Behavioral Literacy and Foster Emotional Competency

AUTHOR(S)
Rock, Marcia L.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Intervention in School & Clinic;Sep2004, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Too frequently, current approaches to discipline de-emphasize the importance of social, emotional, and behavioral instruction and overemphasize the use of punishment. When reactive, punitive consequences are the primary form of discipline, a negative school climate emerges. To prevent an unconstructive learning environment, educators need to teach students the knowledge, skills, and abilities that lead to the development of emotional competency. This article describes creative ways to use graphic organizers to effectively manage educational environments, build behavioral literacy in students, and create a learning community that celebrates diversity and empowerment. INSET: Guidelines for Effective Use of Graphic Organizers.
ACCESSION #
14539138

 

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