Reach Before You Teach

Author: Paula Prentis
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483339661
Format: PDF, Docs
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Direct connection with students’ unique identities is the key to teaching them. Every student possesses a distinct combination of strengths and insecurities that will not respond to a one-size-fits-all teaching method. Reach Before You Teach shows educators how to form the nurturing, individualized connections that make students feel worthy, fulfilled, and ready to flourish as learners. The book details: Practical, empowering information about how a sense of self comes to be, and what threatens it. Interventions that soften the myriad defenses students develop to protect themselves. How to address the often-overlooked connections between physical, social, and emotional health and classroom performance.

The Trainee Handbook

Author: Robert Bor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473998247
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by a team of leading trainers, practitioners and supervisors, this bestselling classic is the trainee therapist’s best friend. It identifies and guides trainees through the practical skills and knowledge they'll need to make a success of their training - from writing essays, through case formulation, and on to preparing for their first meeting with a client. Along the way, it addresses and allays the concerns which are common to all students. Now in its fourth edition, the book has been fully updated to take account of the significant changes in the therapy professions in recent years. It now includes new and important chapters on: · Evidence-based practice · Working with diversity · Reflective practice · Using social media, technology and online therapy The Trainee Handbook is an invaluable companion, and source of information and guidance for all trainees in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling psychology, and newly-qualified therapists entering into practice.

Research based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning

Author: Judy Willis
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416603700
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Drawing on her neurology expertise and classroom experience, author Judy Willis examined decades of learning-centered brain research to determine what information was most valid and relevant for educators. The result is a comprehensive and accessible guide for improving student learning based on the best the research world has to offer. Willis takes a reader-friendly approach to neuroscience, describing how the brain processes, stores, and retrieves material and which instructional strategies help students learn most effectively and joyfully. You will discover how to captivate and hold the attention of your students and how to enhance their memory and test-taking success. You will learn how to know when students are ready for learning and when their brains need a rest. You will also learn how stress and emotion affect learning and how to improve student engagement. And you will find innovative techniques for designing assessments and adjusting teaching practices to ensure that all students reach their potential. No matter what grade or subject you teach, Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning will enrich your repertoire of teaching strategies so you can help students reach their full academic potential.

Teaching From the Deep End

Author: Dominic Belmonte
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761938491
Format: PDF, ePub
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This excellent guide illustrates how the caring teacher can bring purpose, meaning, and spirit to classroom teaching and student success.

10 Winning Strategies for Leaders in the Classroom

Author: Bramwell Osula
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8132106695
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In 10 Winning Strategies for Leaders in the Classroom: A Transformational Approach, Bramwell Osula and Renae Ideboen present 10 proven principles for achieving success in values-based leadership for the classroom environment. Next to the home, the classroom is perhaps the most influential and inspirational environment in the world. This book explores the capacity of the classroom for transforming individuals toward action and renewal. The authors offer a strategic approach to unlocking individual and organizational values, restoring hope to the classroom. This practical and challenging guide to leadership success is packed with vital information, learning tips, key questions, and a host of positive ideas for on-the-go educators and leaders.

Answers to Common Tai Chi and Qigong Questions

Author: William Ting
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465310096
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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WHATS INSIDE Written in a Question and Answer format, this book is intended to share a Masters secrets to performing high level Tai Chi and Qigong. Based on queries which came into his website for the past 15 years, as well as questions from his own classes and experience, Master William Ting has penned the perfect primer for Tai Chi and Qigong students. Ranging from deceptively simple topics to extremely complex subjects, Master Ting has created a manual for students of all styles, forms and experience. Relying heavily on Basic Principles, good posture and internal awareness, this book is an extraordinary accounting of common Tai Chi and Qigong questions and answers for practitioners of every level.

Autism Speaks to You from a Teacher s Point of View

Author: Ethel Williams
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1453523529
Format: PDF
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In this long-awaited reference guide, Master Teacher Ethel Williams focuses on helping parents of autistic children to accept the diagnosis and work together to find pathways to learning. She imparts the secrets of her success in reaching and teaching special-needs students for parents to use in a home environment. Ms. Williams’s handbook is filled with new inspiration and insight into reaching the autistic and special-needs child.

Teaching Numeracy

Author: Margie Pearse
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412992230
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book outlines nine critical thinking habits that foster numeracy and details practical ways to incorporate them into instruction. Includes lesson plans and handouts.