This Child Every Child

Author: David J. Smith
Editor: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1771381663
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The team behind If the World Were a Village returns with a revealing glimpse into the lives of children around the world. This Child, Every Child uses statistics and stories to draw kids into the world beyond their own borders and provide a window into the lives of fellow children.

Who Takes This Child

Author: Allan Dare Pearce
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491700939
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Canadian parents facing the removal of children from their home are in for an uphill battle, and it’s important that their interests be protected. In Who Takes This Child?, author Allan Dare Pearce discusses the child protection laws, agencies, and processes in Canada. For more than thirty years, he has counseled and represented parents in their battles with the child protection authorities, preparing pleadings, arguing motions, and conducting trials. In Who Takes This Child?, he shows what happens in typical child protection cases in Canada. Pearce discusses • the overarching agency that’s assigned to protect children; • how the agency gets involved; • the process of apprehension and temporary (or interim) care; • plans of care; • how parents’ capacity is assessed; • the issues of mental health, disabilities, and the system; • parents with addiction and parents who abuse; • the trial; and • strategies for specific situations. Through examples and personal accounts, Pearce communicates the importance of understanding the child protection process so parents can keep custody of their children and avoid the foster care system.

Stamped On Every Child S Heart Impulsive Behavior

Author: Rebecca Dawson
Editor: Blue Room Publications, LLC
ISBN: 0615829821
Size: 12,56 MB
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Do you know an impulsive child? One who is full of exaggerations, quick to respond, careless with words, and acts without thinking. Do you have a child who gets out of his seat regularly while he's not suppose to, interrupts conversations, or jumps to the front of the line uninvited? Impulsiveness is the quick, natural response for these kids. They might do all these things and more (keep in mind, they generally do them rapidly). Nevertheless in the very same breathe, impulsive kids can be quick to defend, remorseful for poor decisions, and able to leap over obstacles in a single bound. There's a gift for us to discover in impulsiveness. The disciple, Peter, emulates both the strengths and weaknesses of impulsive behavior. Impulsiveness had Peter rushing into the water to meet Jesus, while also quickly cutting off a soldier's ear. He was quick to defend, responded without thinking, and passionate beyond words. His impulsiveness allowed him to experience the miracle of walking on water, while everyone else watched him from inside the boat. The beauty of Peter's impulsiveness is displayed within his life. Peter's impulsiveness allowed him to experience close encounters with God. He's authentic and real. He's growing and he's a challenge. But in the end, he's solid, and the guy others wanted to follow. Discovering the gift of impulsiveness begins in the life of Peter.

For Every Child A Better World

Author: Louise Gikow
Editor: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9789211008630
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Inspired by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, this book introduces readers to the fact that many children in the world do not have access to medicine, clean water, clean air, enough food, or a safe place to live.

Teach Your Child To Read In Less Than 10 Minutes A Day

Author: Amanda McNamara Lowe
Editor: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457538091
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Stretch & Catch Words is an easy method developed by Amanda McNamara Lowe, M.Ed to help all children learn to read in just 10 minutes a day. Whether your child excels in school or needs additional help, the Stretch & Catch Method will teach your child to read. Stretch & Catch Words is an innovative, developmentally appropriate method designed to enable everyone from the concerned parent/caregiver to the professional educator, help teach a child how to read using this easy guide. This book is meant for children of all levels. All children, including children with learning difficulties or disabilities can benefit from this 10 minute a day approach. In order to teach a child to read, the child must understand how words work. By teaching your child Stretch & Catch Words, they will use many of their senses to see how words are formed. That combined with The Word List Words (high frequency words) can create a reader in any child.

Every Child Has A Thinking Style

Author: Lanna Nakone
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440624162
Size: 20,69 MB
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For home, school, and play-simple, insightful strategies to help each child develop essential life skills. Everyone has a natural thinking style-a set of preferences that helps with relating to the rest of the world. Using the latest research into how we think and learn, Lanna Nakone has divided children into four groups: penguins (maintainers), dogs (harmonizers), horses (innovators), and lions (prioritizers). For each type, an organized world is a safe haven. In this fresh, practical, and insightful guide, Lanna Nakone gives parents a new way to understand and encourage children's thinking styles, sensory preferences, gender, and personality tendencies to help them tailor their child's environment to make it a safe, more learning-friendly place. Stories, illustrations, and concrete step-by-step instructions show readers how to give children the support they need to reach their full potential.

Every Child Every Classroom Every Day

Author: Robert Peterkin
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118037034
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Urban school superintendents face unprecedented challenges. They must ensure that all students achieve a high level of performance despite a lack of resources, the intractable problems of race and poverty, a chaotic governance structure, and the often conflicting demands of teachers, parents, unions, and the community. This important book, edited by the co-directors of the prestigious Harvard Urban Superintendents Program (USP), explores the ways in which superintendents can make a difference in the lives of each child, every day, by being knowledgeable about and driven by what happens in the classroom. The editors and distinguished contributors cover a wide range of vital topics that superintendents face from the day they are hired to the day they retire, such as how superintendents can most effectively communicate their vision, plan strategically, institute instructional reform, engage the community, and allocate resources. The book is filled with illustrative examples of well-known superintendents who are trailblazing new means to achieve educational fairness for all children and are changing the landscape of urban school systems today. In addition, Every Child, Every Classroom, Every Day highlights the Urban Superintendents Program's Leadership Framework, which is designed to aid administrators and educators in decision making and achieving equity. An ancillary CD containing teaching notes and exhibits is also included (in the print edition only) as an aid to teachers who wish to scaffold material discussed in the text. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. These materials will be made available for download upon purchase of the digital edition Co-published with Education Week and the American Association of School Administrators.

The Harmonious Child

Author: Beth Luey
Editor: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 9781587611711
Size: 17,30 MB
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Children are musical by nature, whether tooting toy instruments, clapping their hands, or banging wooden blocks. Parents who want to nurture those healthy musical tendencies will delight in THE HARMONIOUS CHILD'¬?s practical, friendly, and knowledgeable advice. In this comprehensive guide, Stella Saperstein and Beth Luey walk you through the basics of finding the right instrument and instructor for your child, the ins and outs of music lessons, and successful ways to manage your child'¬?s practice time. They also discuss marching band, orchestra, and recitals-even the possibility of a musical career for your child. With a thorough list of resources and a glossary, this guide will help you encourage your child to channel that joyful ruckus into beautiful music. Provides a comprehensive look at music lessons and how parents can encourage their child'¬?s musical growth and maturity. Applicable to parents who wish to move their child beyond early music programs and into more advanced studies. Details musical instruments and their appropriateness to various age groups. Includes a chapter on "Do Music Lessons Make Children Smarter?" which discusses the practical and more intangible values of music.

Every Child Can Learn

Author: Marie L. Greenwood
Editor: Author House
ISBN: 9781467090339
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Coming 2010 : "By The Grace Of God" Autobiography by Marie L. Greenwood Website: www.myeccl.com Email: [email protected] Rocky Mountain News SPEAK OUT/GUEST COLUMN: An inspiration for DPS/Friday, October 19 at 12:00 AM/By Shepard Nevel When 14-year-old Marie sat down to discuss her college goals with her counselor at East High School, the advice she received was hardly encouraging. Despite the fact that Marie was a high-performing freshman in the top 10 percent of her class, the adviser told her not to waste her time. ""You’’re going to end up cooking or cleaning at somebody’’s house."" Her face flushed with anger, Marie stood up, emphatically announced that ""I am going to college,"" .... Marie graduated third in her class and went on to Colorado State College of Education in Greeley (now the University of Northern Colorado) where she earned her degree in 1935.Marie recalls that when she started teaching 70 years ago, she had two goals. ""I had to keep my job in the middle of the Depression and I had to keep the door open for others to come in."" Because the first African-American teacher hired by DPS on probation in 1934 did not work out, Marie was mindful that her success would affect other black teachers for years to come. And her starting teacher’’s salary of $1,200 a year was like ""manna from heaven,"" Marie writes, because it enabled her to move her parents from a ""dim basement apartment"" to a more comfortable house. "EVERY CHILD CAN LEARN should be on the required reading list of all current and aspiring teachers!" Sincerely, Dr. Anthony P. Young, Psy. D. This book is a treasure. It is important and necessary reading for all teachers and parents. Thank you Mrs. Greenwood for being, thank you for sharing your wisdom. Gayle Banks Hamlett, MEd. Psy.D. Psychologist and Educator

A Practical Handbook For Ministry

Author: Thomas W. Chapman
Editor: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664221546
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For years, the many books of Wayne Oates have served as invaluable field manuals for ministers and seminarians. Here, for the first time in one volume and by a minister who studied with him, are selected chapters from this distinguished author's fundamental works. This helpful new book reflects Oates's wisdom, clinical insight, and exhaustive search for scriptural understanding.