At RISK STUDENTS: Reaching and Teaching Them: Reaching and Teaching Them / Edition 2

At RISK STUDENTS: Reaching and Teaching Them: Reaching and Teaching Them / Edition 2

by Jonas Cox, Richard Sagor
     
 

This book is organized around CBUPO, the basic psychological needs of all students: competence, ,belonging, usefulness, potency, and optimism. When teachers and schools focus on meeting these needs, the rate of at-riskness is drastically reduced. This book presents practical strategies and tips to help teachers and administrators help all students become

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This book is organized around CBUPO, the basic psychological needs of all students: competence, ,belonging, usefulness, potency, and optimism. When teachers and schools focus on meeting these needs, the rate of at-riskness is drastically reduced. This book presents practical strategies and tips to help teachers and administrators help all students become successful learners. The revised edition offers new material on using classroom assessment, complying with standards and high stakes testing, an updated approach to evaluating At-Risk Prevention programs, and alternative strategies for meeting the motivational needs of at-risk youth, from developmental constructivism to mastery learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930556713
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,388,351
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors

Preface

1 Introduction

2 Issues Regarding Assessment and the Uniqueness of Learners

3 The "C" of CBUPO: Building Student Feelings of Competence

4 Helping Students Develop and Construct Their Own Feelings of Competence

5 The B in CBUPO: Helping Students Develop a Sense of Belonging

6 Helping Students Build Feelings of Usefulness

7 Developing a Sense of Personal Potency

8 CBUPO and Effective Discipline: The Two Can Go Together

9 Schoolwide Initiatives That Reduce At-Riskness

10 More Schoolwide Initiatives and a Vision of Restructuring

11 Evaluation of At-Risk Prevention Programs

Epilogue

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