Engaging Troubling Students

Author: Scot Danforth
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412904483
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Filled with rich narrative and designed for educators working with troubling students each day, this insightful, practical guide leads you in developing helpful, trusting student-teacher relationships.

Whatever Happened To Inclusion

Author: Phil Smith
Editor: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433104343
Size: 19,39 MB
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Law, policy, and practice in the United States has long held that students with disabilities – including those with intellectual disabilities – have the right to a free and appropriate public education, in a non-restrictive environment. Yet very few of these students are fully included in general education classrooms. Educational systems use loopholes to segregate students; universities regularly fail to train teachers to include students; and state regulators fail to provide the necessary leadership and funding to implement policies of inclusion. Whatever Happened to Inclusion? reports on the inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities from national and state perspectives, outlining the abject failure of schools to provide basic educational rights to students with significant disabilities in America. The book then describes the changes that must be made in teacher preparation programs, policy, funding, and local schools to make the inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities a reality.

Engaging Teens In Their Own Learning

Author: Paul Vermette
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317926846
Size: 10,76 MB
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This book offers valuable teaching strategies to engage a diverse group of teens in thinking, understanding, and learning activities.

Lost At School

Author: Ross W. Greene
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141658367X
Size: 12,55 MB
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From a distinguished clinician, pioneer in working with behaviorally challenging kids, and author of the acclaimed The Explosive Child comes a groundbreaking approach for understanding and helping these kids and transforming school discipline. Frequent visits to the principal's office. Detentions. Suspensions. Expulsions. These are the established tools of school discipline for kids who don't abide by school rules, have a hard time getting along with other kids, don't seem to respect authority, don't seem interested in learning, and are disrupting the learning of their classmates. But there's a big problem with these strategies: They are ineffective for most of the students to whom they are applied. It's time for a change in course. Here, Dr. Ross W. Greene presents an enlightened, clear-cut, and practical alternative. Relying on research from the neurosciences, Dr. Greene offers a new conceptual framework for understanding the difficulties of kids with behavioral challenges and explains why traditional discipline isn't effective at addressing these difficulties. Emphasizing the revolutionarily simple and positive notion that kids do well if they can, he persuasively argues that kids with behavioral challenges are not attention-seeking, manipulative, limit-testing, coercive, or unmotivated, but that they lack the skills to behave adaptively. And when adults recognize the true factors underlying difficult behavior and teach kids the skills in increments they can handle, the results are astounding: The kids overcome their obstacles; the frustration of teachers, parents, and classmates diminishes; and the well-being and learning of all students are enhanced. In Lost at School, Dr. Greene describes how his road-tested, evidence-based approach -- called Collaborative Problem Solving -- can help challenging kids at school. His lively, compelling narrative includes: • tools to identify the triggers and lagging skills underlying challenging behavior. • explicit guidance on how to radically improve interactions with challenging kids -- along with many examples showing how it's done. • dialogues, Q & A's, and the story, which runs through the book, of one child and his teachers, parents, and school. • practical guidance for successful planning and collaboration among teachers, parents, administrations, and kids. Backed by years of experience and research, and written with a powerful sense of hope and achievable change, Lost at School gives teachers and parents the realistic strategies and information to impact the classroom experience of every challenging kid.

Behavior Bias And Handicaps

Author: Judy W. Kugelmass
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412817899
Size: 12,67 MB
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Emotional And Behavioral Disorders

Author: Margaret C. Coleman
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205322091
Size: 16,17 MB
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This book clearly explains five theoretical models and directly links the theories to practical applications for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Rarely are theory and application connected in such a user-friendly way. Well-organized and convenient to use, this book makes use of advance organizers, key points, and text-breakers such as "Case Studies" and "Applied Examples" to enhance flow and readability. The theme of this book is an ecological/systems perspective of emotional and behavioral disorders, reflected in the examples used and the references cited. For teachers, school psychologists, and people interested in understanding emotional and behavioral disorders in children.

The Moral Writings Of John Dewey

Author: John Dewey
Editor:
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The Political Writings

Author: John Dewey
Editor: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9780872201903
Size: 12,84 MB
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An anthology that presents John Dewey's major political writings, which display Dewey's philosophical method, his controversial views on war and education, his essential contributions to democratic theory, and his distinctive brand of progressive political ideology.

Empowering Students

Author: Robert Brower
Editor: Scarecrow Pr
ISBN:
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In Empowering Students, educators Robert Brower and Amy Keller provide teachers with seven powerful steps that build character and promote success in students' lives. These step include making critical distinctions; building strong and resilient relationships; avoiding negative attention; positive body language; small, positive behaviors and actions; practicing mirror relationship building; and understanding and accepting consequences of your actions.

Stories Out Of School

Author: James L. Paul
Editor: Ablex Publishing Corporation
ISBN:
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The changes in how we understand and study teaching and learning are uneven. Strongly held beliefs support the changes and equally strongly held beliefs challenge them. However, the discourse about teaching and learning and our understandings of the nature of educational research have changed rather dramatically in the last two decades. These changes form the context for the work described in this book on stories out of school-adult memories of their teachers. The authors have been guided by the work of Jackson (1992), Noddings (1992), Eisner (1998), Palmer (1998), Coles (1989), and Lindley (1993), among others, who have focused on the qualities of life experienced by children, particularly in the classroom. Interests have centered on memory, meaning, and the self in relationship. Using a database of letters written by adults (most of whom are teachers or are preparing to be teachers) to their former teachers, the authors examine the interpersonal spaces shared by teachers and students and the kinds of unacknowledged pedagogies created in those spaces. They are interested in the ethics of experienced pedagogies and the implications of those pedagogies for educating teachers.