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.
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