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"Focuses on clearly described, observable behaviors, then guides the reader to effective, strength-based solutions . . . a meaningful, helpful resource for educators."
Based on the authorsâ€™ years of experience with students, teachers, and families, this reader-friendly guide is equally useful for working with students with and without a specific diagnosis. Teachers will learn practical strategies they can immediately implement to help students with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and social difficulties:
A must for new teachers and seasoned educators who want fresh, effective strategies, this book is the perfect starting point for addressing everyday emotional and behavioral challenges so that all students are ready to learn.
About the Forms and Handouts vii
About the Authors ix
1 Guiding Concepts 1
2 Poor Concentration and Impulsive Behavior 7
3 Low Moods 17
4 Refusing School 29
5 Performance Stress 41
6 Problems with Authority Figures 49
7 Fitting in with Peers 59
8 Aggression 67
9 Students Who Are Bullied 77
10 Personal Boundaries 85
11 Other Social, Emotional, and Communication Problems 93
12 Engaging the Family 103
References and Recommended Reading 111
Posted March 14, 2013
This is a well thought out and easy to follow guide written by two experienced professionals. As an elementary level teacher, I have found it to be a very useful tool for understanding and dealing with problematic youngsters.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted August 6, 2012
The authors of this book have created the perfect reference for a variety of classroom situations. As a relatively new teacher, it is helpful to have examples of real-life situations and a model response to the issues demonstrated. This book would also be a useful tool in college education courses. I love having this handy reference at my fingertips!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted August 1, 2012
As a seasoned high school educator, I regularly face a variety of emotional and behavioral issues in the classroom. I appreciate this book's fresh insight into these issues and concrete strategies for combatting them. A must read for any future or current teacher!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.