Classroom Behaviour

Author: Bill Rogers
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473918286
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bill Rogers' UK Tour 2017 - find out more today! This exciting new edition of the best-selling and beloved teacher's companion looks at the everyday behaviour issues facing teachers working in today's classrooms. Describing real situations and dilemmas, Bill Rogers provides theoretically sound strategies and best practices to support you in meeting the challenges of the job, as well as building up a rapport with both students and colleagues to enable positive and productive learning environments. Written jargon-free in Bill's accessible and empathetic voice it includes in-depth strategies, practical examples, case studies and pragmatic hints and tips to put in to practice. This will make for informative and inspiring reading to all those involved in educating our children and young people. The new edition has been revised and updated and now also includes access to an interactive website packed with a host of extra material to take you further. Visit https://study.sagepub.com/rogers4e to access: Videos of Bill demonstrating his behaviour strategies in real classroom settings Podcasts where Bill explains his ideas and ethos in more detail as well as answering teachers' FAQs Extra reading material for even more support on difficult subjects Behaviour Management Tool Templates to use with students in the everyday classroom Role-play scenario cards to help understand and prepare for challenging situations “We often think of behaviour management in terms of dealing with challenging behaviour, but Dr Rogers begins by looking at classroom organisation and whole-class strategies. Alongside the theory, he provides examples that create a much deeper understanding of exactly what works and what doesn’t.” - Special magazine

The School Psychologist s Guide for the Praxis Exam Third Edition

Author: Peter D. Thompson, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826164390
Format: PDF
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Written by an award-winning practicing school psychologist, this thoroughly updated edition reflects the 2015 version of the Praxis Exam in School Psychology. Noted for its concise and efficient outline style with visual keys that indicate what is most important and what needs extra study time, this guide has already helped thousands pass the exam. The bulleted key concepts and lists versus long, drawn-out paragraphs present information in easily digestible segments without sacrificing key information needed to pass the exam. Invaluable study suggestions better prepare readers and build their confidence prior to exam time. Highlights of the new edition include: Reorganized to conform to the four major content areas of the updated 2015 exam Two new practice exams with 280 reworked sample questions and detailed answers that are similar in style and content to the actual items found in the Praxis exam to maximize success Covers school neuropsychology and traumatic brain injury, two topics that are not major domains on the current test, but which provide critical information to help strengthen success rate New Concepts to Remember lists at the end of each content chapter summarize the key points and review additional concepts that are especially helpful to review 2 weeks prior to exam time New Study and Test-Tasking Strategies and Insider Tips boxes based on feedback from recent test takers provide tips for studying for and passing the exam from all levels of test-takers Updated information on threat and risk assessment, pediatric brain injury and school supports, the DSM-5, school neuropsychological practices and policies New key at the beginning of the answer section that links the categories referenced in the answer to the appropriate content chapter for ease of use Aligns with "best practices" and recommendations from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) With a proven track record of success that has already helped thousands pass the exam, Dr. Thompson was named Colorado School Psychologist of the Year in 2013 Anyone planning to take the Praxis exam including master’s or doctoral school psychology students and practicing professionals will benefit by studying for this critical exam using this book.

A Guide to School Services in Speech Language Pathology Third Edition

Author: Trici Schraeder
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883576
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A Guide to School Services in Speech-Language Pathology, Third Edition serves as an introductory overview for the college student who is ready to embark on his or her school-based student teaching experience and thus is ideal for instructors of methods courses preparing practicum students for school-based experiences. Not only is it an excellent text for novices to the field, but it is also a very useful resource for the practicing, school-based speech-language pathologist. Beginning with history related to school-based speech-language pathology services -- including a discussion of legal mandates (e.g., the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, No Child Left Behind Act, Every Student Succeeds Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act) -- the text then delves into a description of service delivery models; an introduction to the concept of a workload analysis approach to caseload standards in schools and example implementation strategies; a display of concrete, real-life success stories; and an offering of strategies for using evidence-based practice, proactive behavior management, conflict resolution, professional collaboration, conferencing and counseling skills, cultural competencies, goal writing, informal assessment procedures, and creating testing accommodations. A new chapter provides the evidence base for links between language, literacy, and the achievement of school standards. This chapter is a must-read for every school speech-language pathologist. Real-life scenarios based on experiences shared by public school speech-language pathologists give the reader concrete examples upon which to scaffold the complex professional concepts. Chapter summaries provide an overview of the major points presented. Questions at the end of each chapter are designed to engage the reader in analysis and comprehension of material, and vocabulary related to each chapter is conveniently defined at the start of each chapter so that the reader can better grasp the subject matter within. New to this edition: A chapter on linking language, literacy, and the Common Core State StandardsPertinent information about the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015The addition of four online resourcesThe addition of 10 new evidence-based practicesMore than 130 new referencesAn updated appendix of free Apps* Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment 2E

Author: Horvat, Michael
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492543802
Format: PDF, ePub
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In Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment, you will learn about the assessment process, the tests available, how to administer them, and how to interpret the results and program accordingly. You will also learn how to assess the whole student by examining their social, affective, physical, and cognitive abilities.

Conducting School Based Functional Behavioral Assessments Third Edition

Author: Mark W. Steege
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462538770
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Widely recognized as a gold-standard resource, this authoritative book has been revised and expanded with 50% new material. It provides a complete introduction to functional behavioral assessment (FBA), complete with procedures, forms, and tools that have been piloted and refined in both general and special education settings. Numerous vivid examples illustrate how to use the authors' behavior-analytic problem-solving model (BAPS) to synthesize assessment results and guide the design of individually tailored interventions. Practitioners and students enjoy the engaging, conversational tone. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 17 reproducible checklists and forms. Purchasers get access to a companion Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Revised BAPS model reflects the latest research and offers a more comprehensive approach to FBA. *Chapters on professional and ethical standards; analyzing how biological/medical conditions, thoughts, and emotions influence behavior; and analyzing how executive skills deficits influence behavior. *Chapters on testing hypotheses about the functions of problem behavior; testing reinforcer effectiveness; and evaluating function-based interventions. *Chapter providing applied learning experiences for professionals and students. *Most of the reproducible tools are new or revised. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors

Author: Nancy Mather
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598578362
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"This third edition shows teachers and specialists, such as school psychologists and speech-language pathologists, how to support children in Grades K-12 with learning disabilities and behavioral challenges in the era of high-stakes testing and accountability. An innovative framework is included to help professionals identify areas of strength and weakness and to determine the types of educational and behavioral interventions needed and to develop meaningful, realistic educational goals. Even more comprehensive and user friendly than the popular previous edition, this text follows the same basic format: the Building Blocks model targets 12 factors and abilities related to school success and gives teachers practical strategies for helping students succeed as well as a detailed questionnaire that pinpoints student strengths and needs. The reliable, up-to-date research makes this an essential textbook for any course focused on learning disabilities and behavior problems, and the practical advice and guidelines will be a lifeline to in-service teachers year after year. The new edition explains the same philosophy and model for intervention, but it also includes information on multi-tiered systems of support, positive behavior interventions and supports, and social-emotional learning. This new edition has a new third author, Katie Eklund, who will bring a fresh energy to the author team. As in the previous edition, there are a few invited contributors as well, including Robert Brooks"--

Managing Behaviour in the Primary School Third Edition

Author: Docking Jim
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136773029
Format: PDF
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This guide provides trainee teachers with an insight into the nature and teaching of primary science. It aims to introduce you to the ways in which children learn science, and to the science itself. Each Unit can be studied independently or used to support/prepare for school experiences. You will be directed towards additional reading, which will develop or confirm the subject knowledge you will need to achieve QTS. the curriculum guide is up-to-date, revised to take account of Curriculum 2000 and accepted 'good practice' in primary science teaching and learning. It is also flexible - many of the Units are stand-alone. They can be undertaken in any order, at your own pace, to complement school experiences. The Units are practical and feasible: the activities suggested can be undertaken by the non-specialist; in many cases without specialized equipment or access to large numbers of pupils. The guide is comprehensive, covering all the primary science elements in Curriculum 2000 and giving background information into other aspects of primary science teaching. It is also supportive - the guide suggests further texts to support trainees' own understanding of the scientific and pedagogical concepts involved. Additional reading draws on the TTA's list of approved key texts. The original text was piloted by students following a distance-learning PGCE course. It has been revised and updated in line with their comments and to meet Curriculum 2000 and Curriculum Guidance for the Foundation Stage. The text was initially developed as a core text for the part-time distance-learning course at Liverpool Hope and is designed for trainee teachers on distance learning and flexible routes, returning, converting or overseas teachers.

Setting Limits in the Classroom 3rd Edition

Author: Robert J. Mackenzie
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307591735
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness—moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere. Topics include: • Eliminating power struggles and handling disruptions quickly • Establishing an effective environment for learning • Using natural and logical consequences to support your rules • Conducting proactive, focused parent conferences • New research and techniques for supporting special-needs children With its new focus on younger students and special tools for handling “strong-willed” children, this edition offers schoolteachers the tools they need to gain control of their classrooms—respectfully and effectively. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Paraprofessional s Guide to the Inclusive Classroom

Author: Mary Beth Doyle
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781557669247
Format: PDF
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Improve paraprofessionals work and relations with teachers in inclusive classrooms with the third edition to the bestselling collaborative workbook for paraprofessionals and educators