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Social Skills for Students with Emotional Impairments - Chapter Summary
Expert instructors detail the process of teaching social skills to students with emotional impairments in the lessons provided here. As part of your study of this chapter, you'll review the social skills curriculum and the social and personal behavior expectations for students with emotional disabilities. You should be able to complete the following after working through these lessons:
- Use role-play scenarios to teach social skills
- Teach activities to promote self control
- Define self-monitoring as it's used in the classroom
- Help your students understand self-awareness by using activities
- Develop self-esteem in your special education students
- Show your students how to use impulse control strategies
- Teach kids conflict resolution skills
- Detail self-advocacy skills and understand how they're taught to children
You can take your time and go back to review the lessons as many times as needed with our self-paced learning materials. Our lessons are short, written by professionals and accompanied by multiple-choice quizzes to streamline your study process. These tools are accessible to you on your mobile phone, tablet or computer 24 hours a day.
1. What is a Social Skills Curriculum?
In this lesson, we will look at some of the various topics and components of a comprehensive social skills curriculum, as well as lesson ideas to teach these skills.
2. Personal & Social Behavior Expectations for Students with Emotional Disabilities
If you teach students who have emotional disabilities, then you know it can be challenging to set appropriate social and personal expectations. This lesson discusses common challenges and approaches to teaching these students.
3. Role Play Scenarios for Social Skills
Social skills come more easily to some students than to others. An effective way to teach proper social skills is through role playing. These ideas for role playing are designed to support effective social skills in students.
4. Teaching Self-Control Activities
For very young students, exercising self-control can be a very difficult task. Therefore, as a teacher, you should take some time to help your students learn about self-control and practice this very important skill.
5. What is Self-Monitoring in the Classroom?
Effective educators know that a successful student is one who is independent and self-directed in both behavior and learning. In this lesson, we will explore what it means to self-monitor in the classroom for both behavior and learning improvements.
6. Self-Awareness Activities for Students
Improving students' self-awareness is an important job for any teacher. This lesson will provide several classroom activities for helping students develop and maintain self-awareness.
7. Developing Student Self-Esteem in Special Education
If you teach special education, this lesson will be very beneficial. We will go over why you should help develop self-esteem in your students, and ways you can go about doing it. Read on to learn more.
8. Teaching Impulse Control Strategies
Teaching students with impulse control difficulties can be a challenge. In this lesson, we will recommend some strategies that can help these students have more self control.
9. How to Teach Conflict Resolution to Kids
This lesson will review the most effective ways to teach conflict resolution skills to children that can be utilized by educators, parents, and caregivers. The benefits of teaching conflict resolution strategies to children will also be discussed.
10. Teaching Self-Advocacy to Students: Definition & Skills
Teaching students to advocate for themselves and their needs as learners is one of the most beneficial things you can do for them. This lesson helps you understand what self-advocacy is and how you can teach it to students.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Emotional Impairment (059): Practice & Study Guide course
- Human Growth & Development Basics
- Characteristics & Effects of Emotional Impairments
- The Educational Psychology of Emotional Impairments
- Psychiatric & Pharmacological Elements of Emotional Impairments
- Influential Factors on Development & Learning
- Using Education & Psychological Assessments
- Education Assessments for Emotional Impairments
- Interpreting Assessments & Emotional Impairment Reports
- Monitoring Students with Emotional Impairments
- IEPs for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Transition Planning for Students with Emotional Impairment in Michigan
- Behavior Intervention Plans for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Behavioral Interventions for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Learning Environments for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Curriculum for Students with Disabilities
- Teaching Strategies for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Individualized Instruction for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Technology for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Communication Skills in the Classroom
- Life Skills for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Communicating & Collaborating with Students with Emotional Impairments & Their Parents
- School & Community Partnerships
- Foundations of SPED for Students with Emotional Impairments in Michigan
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with Emotional Impairments
- MTTC Emotional Impairment Flashcards