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The Emotional Curriculum

The Emotional Curriculum
A Journey Towards Emotional Literacy

  • Sue Cornwell - Educational Psychologist, North West of England
  • Jill Bundy - Educational Psychologist, North West England

January 2009 | 136 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The increased interest in the emotional aspect of young people's development has made teachers aware of the need to deal in a structured way with emotional learning.

This book provides a clear, developmental framework for emotional literacy skills across the primary age range.

From nursery to Year 6 the strands are:

- complexity of Emotion

- self-awareness

- managing emotions

- relationships

- awareness of others

- communication.

As well as providing a structure on which a whole school approach can be based, the programme for each year group has clear objectives and a range of suggested activities.

Research indicates that emotionally literate people learn more effectively, show greater empathy and have an increased ability to main relationships and solve conflicts. The clear, developmental style of this book will assist all primary schools in providing a coherent structure to support this development.

Introduction and Background
How to Use the Emotional Curriculum
Recognising and Understanding Emotions in Self (Self-Awareness)
Recognising and Understanding Emotions in Others
Management and Regulations of Emotions

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