The Importance of Social Skills. The Wide and Varied Definitions of Social Competence. Schoolwide Approaches to Social Skills Development with Catherine R. Lark. Classroom Approaches to Social Skills Development. Capitalizing on the Power of Peers. Assessment of Individual Skills and Progress with Jennifer L. Schroeder. Developing and Implementing Individual Intervention Plans. References. Index.
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This indispensable book presents evidence-based tools and strategies for improving the social skills of all members of the inclusive classroom (K-6), especially students experiencing difficulties in this area. The authors explain why social competence is critical to school success and describe interventions, curricula, and instructional approaches that have been shown to be effective at the school-wide, classroom, and individual levels. Procedures for conducting assessments and developing individualized intervention plans are detailed. User-friendly features include several reproducible forms; purchasers also get access to a companion Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. (source: Nielsen Book Data)