Recommended Reading

  • Bar-On, R., Parker, J. D. A., eds. (2000). Handbook of Emotional Intelligence: Theory, Development, Assessment, and Application at Home, School and in the Workplace. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Beland, K. (Series editor) (2003). Eleven Principles Sourcebook: How to Achieve Quality Education in P-12Schools. Washington: DC Character Education Partnership.
  • Berkowitz, M.W. & Bier, M.C. (2004). Research based character education. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 591 (January), pg. 72-85.
  • Berkowitz, M.W. & Bier, M. (2005). The interpersonal Roots of Character Education. In D.K. Lapsley & F.C. Power (Eds.), Character psychology and character education. South Bend, In: University of Notre Dame Press.
  • Blum, R. (2005). School Connectedness : Improving the lives of students. John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Charney, R.S. (1991). Teaching Children to Care: Management in the Responsive Classroom. Greenfield, MA: Northeast Foundation for Children.
  • Charney, R. S. (1997). Habits of Goodness: Case Studies in the Social Curriculum. Greenfield, MA: The Northeast Foundation for Children.
  • Ciarrochi, J., Forgas, J. P., & Mayer, J.D., eds. (2001). Emotional Intelligence and Everyday Life. New York: Psychology Press.
  • Cohen, J., (ed.) (1999). Educating Minds and Hearts: Social Emotional Learning and the Passage into Adolescence. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Cohen, J., (ed.) (2001). Caring Classrooms/Intelligent Schools: Social Emotional Education of Young Children. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Cohen, J. (2006). Social, emotional, ethical and academic education: Creating a climate for learning, participation in democracy and well-being. Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, Summer, pg 201-237.
  • Cohen, J., Shapiro, L, & Fisher, M. (2006). Finding the Heart of Your School: Using School Climate Data to Create a Climate for Learning. Principal Leadership (The journal of the National Association of Secondary School Principals), Vol. 7, 4, pages 26-32.
  • Cohen, J,. McCabe, L, Mitchelli, N.M & Pickeral, T. (2009). School Climate: Research, Policy, Teacher Education and Practice. Teachers College Record, Volume 111: Issue 1: (January). http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=15220
  • Cohen, J. & Pickeral, T. (2007). Measuring and Improving School Climate: A Commentary. Education Week, April, 18, 2007, Vol. 26, No. 33, pages 29-30.
  • Cohen, J. (2008). Measuring and improving school climate: Evidence-based strategies to promote effective risk prevention, health promotion and learning in youth. Report on Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth: Evidence-based assessments - Interventions for the real world). Vol. 8, No. 2, pages 37-50.
  • CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning) (2002). Safe and Sound: An Educational LeaderÕs Guide to Evidence-Based SEL Programs. (Available at www.casel.org.)
  • CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning) (2006). Sustainable Schoolwide Social and Emotional Learning (SEL): Implementation Guide and Toolkit. (for information, go to: www.casel.org.)
  • Coburn, C.E. (2003). Rethinking scale: Moving beyond numbers to deep and lasting change. Educational Researcher, Vol. 32, 6, pg.3-12.
  • Cowen, E. L., Hightower, A. D., Pedro-Carroll, J. L., Work, W. C., Wyman, P. A., & Haffey, W. G. (1996). School-Based Prevention for Children at Risk: The Primary Mental Health Project. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Devine, J. & Cohen, J. (2007). Making Your School Safe: Physically, Socially and Emotionally. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Dryfoos, J.G. (1998). Safe Passage: Making it Through Adolescence in a Risky Society. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Durlak, J. A. (1997). Successful Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Elias, M.J. (2003). Academic and Social Emotional Learning. Brussels, Belgium: International Academy of Education. (Available on www.ibe.unesco.org.)
  • Elias, M., S.E. Tobias & B.S. Friedlander (1999). Emotionally Intelligent Parenting. New York: Harmony/Random House.
  • Elias, M., Zins, J.E., Weissberg, R.P., Frey, K.S., Greenberg, M.T., Haynes, N.M., Kessler, R., Schwab-Stone, M.E., & Shriver, T.P. (1997). Promoting Social and Emotional Learning: A Guide for Educators. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  • Elias, M. J., Zins, J.E., Graczyk, P.A. & Weissberg, R.P. (2003). Implementation, sustainability, and scaling up of social-emotional and academic innovations in public schools. School Psychology Review, Vol. 32, 3, pp. 303-319.
  • Elliott, D. S., Hamburg, B. A., & Williams, K. R., eds. (1998). Violence in American Schools. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Fuchs-Nadeau, D., LaRue, C.M., Allen, J., Cohen, J., Hyman, L., (2002). The New York State Interpersonal Violence Prevention Resource Guide: Stopping Youth Violence Before it Begins. Albany, NY: New York State Center for School Safety, the New York State Office of the Governor, and the New York State Department of Education. (Available at www.schoolclimate.org.)
  • Goleman, D. (1995). Emotional Intelligence. New York: Bantam.
  • Goleman, D. (1998). Working with Emotional Intelligence. New York: Bantam.
  • Greenberg, M. T., Weissberg, R. P., OÕBrien, M.U., Zins, J. E., Fredericks, L., Resnik, H., & Elias, M.J. (2003). Enhancing school-based prevention and youth development through coordinated social, emotional, and academic learning. American Psychologist. 58 (6/7), 466-474.
  • Haynes, N., Ben-Avie, M., & Ensign, J. (2003). Social and Emotional Development in Relation to Math and Science Learning. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Kessler, R., (2000). The Soul of Education: Helping Students Find Connection, Compassion, and Character at School. Alexandria, VA: ASCD
  • Kohn, A. (1996). Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  • Kress, J.S., Norris, J.A., Schoenholz, D. Elias, M.J., & Siegel, P. (2005). Bringing together educational standards and social and emotional learning: Making the case for educators. American Journal of Education, Vol. 111, 1, pages 68-89.
  • Lantieri, L. & Patti, J. (1995). Waging Peace in our Schools. Boston: Beacon Press.
  • Likona, T, Schaps, E, & Lewis, C. (1996). The eleven principles of effective character education. Character Education Partnership. [Online]. Available url: http://www.character.org. Accessed 20 August 2003.
  • Likona, T, & Davidson, M. (2005). Smart and good high schools: Integrating excellence and ethics for success in school, work and beyond. www.cortland.edu/character/highschool/
  • Novick, B., Kress, J.S, Elias, M.J. (2002). Building Learning Communities with Character: How to Integrate Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. Alexandria, VA: ASCD
  • Palmer, P. J. (1998). The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a TeacherÕs Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
  • Patrikakou, E.N., Weissberg, R.P., Redding, S. & t J.Walberg, H.J., (Eds.) (2005). School-Family Partnerships for Children's Success. New York: Teachers College Press
  • Pasi, R. (2001). Higher Expectations: Promoting Social Emotional Learning and Academic Achievement in Your School. New York: TeacherÕs College Press.
  • Patti, J. & Tobin, J. (2004). Smart School Leaders: Leading with Emotional Intelligence. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt publishing
  • Pianta, R.C. (1999). Enhancing Relationships Between Children and Teachers. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Schwartz, M. (2007). Effective Character Education: A Guidebook for Future Educators. McGraw-Hill
  • Salovey, P. & Sluyter, D., eds. (1997). Emotional Development and Emotional Intelligence: Implications for Educators. New York: Basic Books.
  • Seligman, M.E.P. (2002). Authentic happiness. New York: The Free Press.
  • Selman, R. (2003). The Promotion of Social Awareness: Powerful Lessons from the Partnership of Developmental Theory and Classroom Practice. NY: Russell Sage Foundation.
  • Shelton, C. & Stern, R. (2003) Understanding Emotions in the Classroom: Differentiating Teaching Strategies for Optimal Teaching. New York: National Professional Resources.
  • Sternberg, R. J. (1997). Successful Intelligence: How Practical and Creative Intelligence Determine Success in Life. New York: Plume.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (2005). SAMHSA Model Programs. URL: www.modelprograms.samhsa.gov/template_cf.cfm?page=model_list
  • Weist, M.D., Evans, S.W. & Lever, N.A. (Eds.) (2003). Handbook of school mental health: Advancing practice and research. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Pub.
  • Wilczenski, F., Cohen, J. and Berman, S. (eds.) (In preparation). Implementing and sustaining social emotional education and service learning.
  • Wood, C. (1999). Time to Teach, Time to Learn: Changing the Pace of School. Greenfield, MA: Northeast Foundation for Children.
  • Zins, J., Weissberg, R.W., Wang, M.C. & Walberg, H.W. (2004). Building School Success on Social Emotional Learning: What does the Research Say? NY: Teachers College Press.