The Implementation Guide to Student Learning Supports in the Classroom and Schoolwide: New Directions for Addressing Barriers to Learning / Edition 1

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Overview

An innovative guide to procedures, resources, and tools for closing the gap between the learning supports students need and what they are receiving now.

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Editorial Reviews

Linda Miller
“Offers in-depth understanding for a wide variety of barriers to student learning as well as a learned synthesis of the best thinking about student motivation and healthy development. Adelman and Taylor’s book provides a perspective that helps practitioners understand all students who enter the classroom.”
Sandra Screen
“As psychologists and support staff we read innumerable journal articles regarding responses to intervention, learning disabilities, differentiated instruction, and the like. The authors here effectively address the total child and offer research-based suggestions on how to help all children.”
Jane Belmore
“Very well focused on building the teacher’s capacity to understand and design supports to address both the student’s problems and the inadequacies of the learning environment.”
June 2006 Choice Magazine
"Written in an engaging and informative way, the book includes exhibits and guides throughout that provide a wealth of information and are sure to be useful to readers. "
June 2006 CHOICE
"Written in an engaging and informative way, the book includes exhibits and guides throughout that provide a wealth of information and are sure to be useful to readers. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412914536
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Howard S. Adelman is professor of psychology and codirector of the School Mental Health Project and its federally supported National Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA. He began his professional career as a remedial classroom teacher in 1960. In 1973, he returned to UCLA in the role of professor of psychology and also was the director of the Fernald School and Laboratory until 1986.

In 1986,Adelman and Linda Taylor established the School Mental Health Project at UCLA. The two have worked together for over 30 years with a constant focus on improving how schools and communities address a wide range of psychosocial and educational problems experienced by children and adolescents. Over the years, they have worked together on major projects focused on dropout prevention, enhancing the mental health facets of school-based health centers, and developing comprehensive, school-based approaches for students with learning, behavior, and emotional problems. Their work has involved them in schools and communities across the country. The current focus of their work is on policies, practices, and large-scale systemic reform initiatives to enhance school, community, and family connections to address barriers to learning and promote healthy development. This work includes codirecting a national Center for Mental Health in Schools, which facilitates the National Initiative: New Directions for Student Support.

Linda Taylor is codirector of the School Mental Health Project and its federally supported national Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA.

In her early career, Taylor was involved in community agency work. From 1973 to 1986, she codirected the Fernald Laboratory School and Clinic at UCLA. In 1986, she became codirector of the School Mental Health Project. From 1986 to 2000, she also held a clinical psychologist position in the Los Angeles Unified School District and directed several large-scale projects for the school district.

Taylor and Howard S. Adelman have worked together for over 30 years with a constant focus on improving how schools and communities address a wide range of psychosocial and educational problems experienced by children and adolescents. Over the years, they have worked together on major projects focused on dropout prevention, enhancing the mental health facets of school-based health centers, and developing comprehensive, school-based approaches for students with learning, behavior, and emotional problems. Their work has involved them in schools and communities across the country. The current focus of their work is on policies, practices, and large-scale systemic reform initiatives to enhance school, community, and family connections to address barriers to learning and promote healthy development. This work includes codirecting a national Center for Mental Health in Schools, which facilitates the National Initiative: New Directions for Student Support.

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Table of Contents

Exhibits and Guides: Tools for Analyses and Capacity Building
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Part I. So You Want All Kids to Succeed at School. Then It’s Time to Rethink What We Are Doing!
1. Why Students Have Problems
2. Problems Are Multifaceted; Solutions Must Be Too!
3. It’s Not About Controlling Behavior; It’s About Engaging and Reengaging Students in Learning
Part II. Learning Supports in the Classroom
4. Classrooms and Teaching Revisited
5. Personalizing Learning
6. Special Assistance to Address Specific Problems
Part III. Learning Supports Beyond the Classroom
7. Establishing a Schoolwide Learning Supports Component
8. School-Family-Community Connections
9. Coda: Moving Schools Forward
Part IV. Resources
10. Guide to Using Natural Opportunities to Promote Social-Emotional Learning and Well-being
11. Guide to Active Learning
12. Surveying How a School Is Addressing Barriers to Student Learning
13. Research Base for Addressing Barriers to Learning
14. Our Published Works and Center-produced Resources on Addressing Barriers to Learning
15. Internet Sites for a Sampling of Major Agencies and Organizations to Support Learning
Index

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