A Metacognitive Approach to Social Skills Training

A Metacognitive Approach to Social Skills Training

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This step-by-step plan contains 150 teacher-tested activities in social skills for all students in grades 4-12. The emphasis is on helping students to develop self-control, evaluation techniques, the ability to make better choices, a foresightedness. Their problem-solving skills, observation skills, a communication skills are addressed. Students learn how to act responsibly, set goals, change their own behavior, become more sensitive to the needs of others a more willing to change. Out-of-school practice activities, easy-to-follow lesson plans, a clear, concise directions on how to use them are included. Ready-to-copy activities a worksheets, plus a guide that tells you how to adapt for 4- to 18-week sessions are also provided.Many efforts to make students responsible focus on the behavior of the individual and creating consequences and rewards to change that behavior. If our goal ... Step 2: Tell students to prepare collages by cutting pictures and headlines out of the magazines that tell something about their ... Step 3: Ask the students to think about their collages and prepare a brief presentation of their collages for the group.

Title:A Metacognitive Approach to Social Skills Training
Author:Jan Sheinker, Alan Sheinker
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 1988


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