Title

A "Tools for Teachers" Approach for Infusing Social Skills Instruction into Daily Teaching Activities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2009

Abstract

This article shows school personnel ways to infuse social skills instruction into their existing instructional activities throughout the school day by:

  • Integrating social skills and academic instruction.
  • Amplifying the impact of preplanned instruction through impromptu responses to naturally occurring social skills problems.
  • Adding a social skills dimension to the classroom environment and routines.

This article introduces and illustrates use of the Social Skills Tools for Teachers, a suite of instructional planning aids available on the web at www.csde.umb.edu/ToolsforTeachers.php Findings presented show that school personnel have successfully utilized the Tools to incorporate social skills instruction into daily teaching activities.

Comments

Published in TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2010).

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Copyright © 2009 by the author. This work is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution License.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.