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Emotional Literacy
To Be a Different Kind of Smart

  • Rob Bocchino - Heart of Change; Change of Heart, Associates, NY


July 1999 | 176 pages | Corwin
This book is an excellent introduction to emotional literacy for teachers and staff developers. It focuses on background and research on emotional literacy: understanding and managing emotions, communication skills and rapport building; developing an internal coach; and implications and next steps.
 
Introduction
 
Emotional Literacy
Foundations and Background

 
 
Defining Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Literacy
 
Understanding the Triune Brain
 
Managing Emotions
Self-Awareness and Anchoring

 
 
Communicating through Reframing and Positive Intentionality
 
Reflective Listening and Overcoming Reactive Responses
 
Nonverbal Clues
The Dance of Silent Communication

 
 
Maintaining Important Relationships
Assertion and Apology

 
 
Learning from Experience
Self-Coaching

 
 
The Power of Vision
Identifying Outcomes

 
 
Attribution Theory
Foundations of Self-Esteem

 
 
Effects of Emotional Literacy
 
Some Final Thoughts

"Timely and useful. Provides clear and practical strategies to help young people and adults achieve successful and satisfying lives by understanding and managing emotions." 

Robert Garmston, Professor Emeritus
California State University, Sacramento

"Emotional Literacy offers a concise and practical application of the social skills needed to be a productive, fulfilled member of society. This must-read is for everyone concerned about the development of the whole child." 

Pat Wolfe, Educational Consultant
Napa, California

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ISBN: 9780803968240