Van Reusen, A.K. (1999). Developing social competence in diverse secondary schools and classrooms. In D.D. Deshler, J. Schumaker, K.R. Harris, & S. Graham, (Eds.), Teaching every adolescent every day: Learning in diverse middle and high school classrooms (pp. 106-144). Cambridge, MA: Brookline Books.
Topic: Social Skills
Subcategory: Big Picture
Summary: The nature and complexity of social skills and social competency, the development of social competency, approaches to assisting individual students, and recommendations for successful social skills instruction are discussed in relationship to providing social skill instruction to diverse groups in the secondary classroom.