Searching for Dumbledore: A reflection upon the outcomes of a tailored emotional literacy programme on three key stage 2 children

Kay, Lynda (2018) Searching for Dumbledore: A reflection upon the outcomes of a tailored emotional literacy programme on three key stage 2 children. Support for Learning. ISSN 0268-2141 (In Press)

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Abstract

Some children may be only able to express feelings of anxiety, frustration, stress or sadness through angry behaviours, which may prove challenging for schools (Barnes et al, 2016; Shechtman and Tutian, 2016). This is problematic when considered in relation to research evidence highlighting the negative impact such behaviours may have upon social relationships and academic outcomes (Sloan et al., 2017). The aims of this study were to explore whether a tailored emotional literacy programme can be used effectively to extend children’s emotional lexicon and strategies for the self-management of behaviours. Three children with social-emotional difficulties were taught in twelve weekly sessions. The findings from this study suggests positive benefits regarding the use of a programme, tailored to meet a child’s specific needs, rather than implementing a programme without any adaptations, which may be an effectual tool in supporting children to change established patterns of negative behaviours.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anger Emotional Literacy behaviour emotional self-regulation social emotional and mental health needs
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education > Early Years and Education Studies
Research Priority Areas: Learning and Professional Contexts
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2018 12:40
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2018 16:30
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/5811

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