What is Social Thinking?
Social Thinking includes frameworks and strategies to teach social problem solving, social emotional interpretation and social skills across all settings ('What's Our Story?', 2016)
Why is Classroom Management so Important?
Classroom management describes the process of ensuring that classroom lessons run smoothly. The term also implies the prevent of disruptive behavior ('Classroom Management', 2016).
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Why Increase Student Involvement?
When students are not engaged, valuable teaching time is lost. Increasing student involvement has shown to increase engagement (de Frondeville, 2009).
Why Support Emotional and Behavioral Growth?
Emotional supports provide a foundation for growth in all other areas. Success in school is directly related to emotional intelligence (Rand, 2011).
Classroom Management. (2016). Retrieved March 24, 2016, from American Psychological Association, http://www.apa.org/education/k12/classroom-mgmt.aspx
De Frondeville, T. (2009, August 3). How to keep kids engaged in class. Retrieved March 24, 2016, from Student Engagement, http://www.edutopia.org/classroom-student-participation-tips
Rand, M. K. (2011, October 3). Emotional skills. Retrieved March 24, 2016, from The Positive Classroom, http://thepositiveclassroom.org/emotional-skills/
What’s Our Story? (2016). Retrieved March 24, 2016, from Social Thinking: What’s Our Story?, https://www.socialthinking.com/LandingPages/Whats%20Our%20Story.aspx