• Center on Social and Emotional Foundation for Early Learning (CESEFEL)

Major Teaching Modules: CSEFEL

CSEFEL, or Center on Social and Emotional Foundation for Early Learning, had developed extensive modules for teachers and school administrators. The materials they provide are designed for early childhood learning including education for infants, toddles, and pre-school. Their work is designed to promote "Social and Emotional Competence" through modules based upon their research, development, and literary review. All resources have been extensively tested, including focus groups of "administrators, T/TA providers, early educators, and family members." To learn more about their work and also access all of the information provided below, please visit their website. for convenience purposes we have included the information on our site with approval from CSEFEL.

Module 1: relationship building and creativity

Guidelines for Presentation

Presenter's Presentation: PowerPoint PPT
Module Script PDF | HTML

Handouts

1. Participant PowerPoint Slides PPT
2. Hot Button Activity PDF | HTML
3. Reframing Activity PDF | HTML
4. Inventory of Practices for Promoting Children’s Social Emotional Competence PDF | HTML
5. Building Positive Relationships with Young Children PDF | HTML
6. Positive Attention Data Sheet (PDF) PDF | HTML
7. Some Starters for Giving Positive Feedback and Encouragement for Effort, Thinking, and     Problem Solving PDF | HTML
8. Super Friend Award PDF | HTML

Videos

1. Adult Child Conversations Video
2. Transitions to Centers Video
3. Providing Individualized Transition Cues to Gabby Video
4. Circle Activity Video
5. Stop/Go Teaching Rules Video
6. Children Demonstrating Classroom Rules Video
7. Positive Attention Video

evaluation

Session Evaluation Form PDF | HTML

 

Module 2: social-emotional strategies

Guidelines for Presentation

Presenter's Presentation: PowerPoint PPT
Module Script PDF

Handouts

1. Participant PowerPoint Slides PPT
2. Embedding Friendship Opportunities into Daily Schedules PDF | HTML
3. You’ve Got to Have Friends PDF
4. Using Books to Support Social Emotional Development PDF
5. Using Children’s Literature to Support Social Emotional Development PDF | HTML
6. Enhancing Emotional Vocabulary in Young Children PDF
7. Helping Young Children Control Anger and Handle Disappointment PDF
8. Pulling It All Together Activity PDF | HTML

Videos

1. Children Playing Video
2. Play Organizing Skills Video
3. Sharing Skills Video
4. Being Helpful/Team Player Video
5. Giving Compliments Video
6. Using Puppets Video
7. Friendship Art Video
8. Friendship Book Video
9. Super Friends Video
a) Emotional Literacy Activities: Happy, Sad, Mad and Scared Video
b) Emotional Literacy Activities: Happy/Mad Video
    c) Emotional Literacy Activities: Book Video
10. Hands are not for Hitting Video
11. Glad Monster/Sad Monster Video
12. Turtle Technique Video
a) Solution Kit Examples Video
b) Solution Kit Examples Video

evaluation

Session Evaluation Form PDF | HTML

 

Module 3 Part 1: "Individualized Intensive Intervention"

Guidelines for Presenters

Presenter's Presentation: PowerPoint PPT
Module Script PDF
Presenter's Suggested Answers for Tim's Functional Assessment Interview (FAI) PDF

Handouts

1. Participant PowerPoint Slides PPT
2. Talking with Families about Problem Behavior PDF
3. Observation Card PDF
4. Home Observation Card PDF
5. Functional Assessment Interview Form--Young Child PDF
6. Functional Assessment Interview Form--Young Child PDF
7. Support Planning Chart PDF
d) Dana: Biography PDF
p) Pablo: Biography PDF
s) Sarah: Biography PDF
sh) Sashi: Biography PDF
8. Positive Behavior Support: Additional Resources PDF

Videos

1. Video Video
2. Brendan: Before PBS Video
3. Brendan's Family: Before PBS Video
4. Brendan's Family: Before PBS (continued) Video
5. Brendan: with PBS Video
6. Brendan's Family: with PBS Video
7. Tim: Before PBS Video
8. Tim: with PBS Video
9. The Importance of PBS Video
10. Observation Vignette #1 Video
11. Observation Vignette #2 Video
12. Observation Vignette #3 Video
13. Observation Vignette #4 Video
15. Observation Vignette #5 Video
16. Observation Vignette #6 Video

Evaluation

Session Evaluation Form PDF / Formulario de Evaluation de la Session HTML

 

Module 3 Part 2: "Individualized Intensive Intervention"

Guidlines for Presentation

Presenter's Presentation: PowerPoint PPT
Module Script PDF

Handouts

1. Participant PowerPoint Slides PPT /
2. Tips and Ideas for Making Visuals to Support Young Children with Challenging Behavior PDF
3. Scripted Stories for Social Situations—Tip Sheet PDF
4. Skills to Be Taught PDF
5. Strategies for Teaming with Families in the Process of PBS PDF
6. Positive Behavior Support Family Questions and Answers PDF
7. Support Planning Chart PDF
8. Tim’s Behavior Support Plan PDF
9. Action Planning Form PDF
d) Dana: Behavior Hypotheses PDF
h) Sashi: Behavior Hypotheses PDF
p) Pablo: Behavior Hypotheses PDF
s) Sarah: Behavior Hypotheses PDF
10. Designing a Data Collection System to Track Outcomes PDF
11. Evaluating the Support Plan PDF
12. Positive Behavior Support Additional Resources PDF

Videos

1. Observation Vignette #1 Video
2. Observation Vignette #2 Video
3. Observation Vignette #3 Video
4. Teaching Victoria Turn Taking Video
5. New Skill: Transition to Breakfast Video
6. Teaching Social Skills Video
7. Teaching Ryan with Least-to-Most Video
8. Incidental Teaching: Say Open Video
9. Teaching New Skill: Request Help Video
10. Responding to a Scripted Story Video

Evaluation

Session Evaluation Form PDF

 

Module 4: "Leadership Strategies for Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Development and Addressing Challenging Behavior"

Guidelines for Education

Presenter's Presentation: PowerPoint PPT
Module Script PDF

Handouts

1. Participant PowerPoint Slides PPT
2. Participant’s Workbook PDF
3. Recommended Practices: Linking Social Development and Behavior to School Readiness PDF
4. Facts About Young Children with Challenging Behaviors PDF
5. Recommended Practices: Program Practices for Promoting the Social Development of Young     Children and Addressing Challenging Behavior PDF
6. Recommended Practices: Supporting Infants and Toddlers with Challenging Behavior PDF
7. The Teaching Pyramid PDF
8. Inventory of Practices for Promoting Children’s Social Emotional Competence PDF
9. DEC Concept Paper on the Identification of and Intervention with Challenging Behavior PDF
10. Administrator’s Essentials PDF
11. Resources for Leadership Strategies PDF
12. Collaborative Planning Model for Program Improvement and Systems Change PDF
13. Strategies for Transfer of Quality Practices PDF

Evaluation

Session Evaluation Form PDF

 

 

Reading Materials

Scripted Stories


Scripted Stories for Social Situation tips Sheet HTML | PDF

provider CSEFEL

What Do We Do In Circle?: HTML | PPT

provider CSEFEL

I Can Be a Super Friend: HTML | PPT

provider CSEFEL

I Can Use My Words: HTML | PPT

 

Work Books

"Social Emotional Skills" CSEFEL

Super Friend Award: HTML | PDF

Feeling Chart: PDF

Solution Kit: PDF

Emotion Faces: HTML | PDF

 

Book Reviews

Modules for Daily In-class Activities

On Monday When It Rained by Cherryl Kachenmeister
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989
(5 pages) HTML | PDF

Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
North South Books, 1992
(2 pages) PDF

Children's Book List
Relevant to Social-Emotional Skills
(6 pages) PDF

Big Al by Andrew Clements
Picture Book Studio, 1998
(2 pages) HTML | PDF

Hands Are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc. 2000
(5 pages) HTML

Glad Monster Sad Monster by Ed Emberley & Anne Miranda
Little Brown and Company, 1997
(2 pages) HTML | PDF

 

Teaching Modules

"Tools for Developing Behavioral Support Plans" CSEFEL

Observation Cards for independent studies. Previous studies are listed below
Home Observation Card HTML | PDF
Functional Assessment Interview Form —Young Child HTML | PDF

Case Study: Dana
Biography HTML | PDF
Functional Assessment Interview Form HTML | PDF
Observation Cards HTML | PDF
Behavior Hypotheses HTML | PDF

Case Study: Pablo
Biography HTML | PDF
Functional Assessment Interview Form HTML | PDF
Observation Cards HTML | PDF
Behavior Hypotheses HTML | PDF

Case Study: Quan
Biography HTML | PDF
Functional Assessment Interview Form HTML | PDF
Observation Cards HTML | PDF
Behavior Hypotheses HTML | PDF

Case Study: Sarah
Biography HTML | PDF
Functional Assessment Interview Form HTML | PDF
Observation Cards HTML | PDF
Behavior Hypotheses HTML | PDF

Case Study: Sashi
Biography HTML | PDF
Functional Assessment Interview Form HTML | PDF
Observation Cards HTML | PDF
Behavior Hypotheses HTML | PDF

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