Revealing Minds: Assessing to Understand and Support Struggling Learners

Revealing Minds: Assessing to Understand and Support Struggling Learners

by Craig Pohlman
     
 

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Revealing Minds is a hands-on guide for assessing learning problems in school-aged students, based on the philosophy of All Kinds of Minds, the cutting-edge institute co-founded by renowned pediatrician and author Mel Levine. Written by psychologist Craig Pohlman, the book presents a unique approach that stresses the importance of identifying a student's assets and

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Revealing Minds is a hands-on guide for assessing learning problems in school-aged students, based on the philosophy of All Kinds of Minds, the cutting-edge institute co-founded by renowned pediatrician and author Mel Levine. Written by psychologist Craig Pohlman, the book presents a unique approach that stresses the importance of identifying a student's assets and uncovering breakdown points that lead to problems in school. It is filled with real-life examples, definitions of key terms, diagrams, and sample assessment tasks.

"Any clinician, advocate, parent, or educator who wants to truly understand and help children who struggle in school should read this book and will want to return to it often."
—Paul B. Yellin, M.D., FAAP, Director, Yellin Center for Student Success andAssociate Professor of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine

"Pohlman provides us with a cogent, step-by-step guide to conducting assessments."
—Katherine Balisterri Howard, M.A., NCSP, school psychologist,Old Trail School, Bath, Ohio

"Draws the essential connections between theory and practice that can enable every teacher to be 'smart' about assessing student learning—not just of those who struggle, but all students."
—Peter Gow, Director of College Counseling and Special Programs,Beaver Country Day School

"Delivers a wealth of insights for understanding students who struggle with learning."
—Douglas Bouman, Director, Psychological Services, CLC Network,Grand Rapids, Michigan

"This book is unique in presenting a clearly defined, respectful, and practical approach to assessing learning differences in children."
—Elizabeth Briere, M.D., FAAP, Executive Director, Center for Student Success

"An innovative and circumspect approach to making assessments more informative."
—Russell Hoffman, Psy.D., school psychologist and private practitioner,Bronx, New York

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787987909
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/31/2007
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,310,881
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.00(d)

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“Any clinician, advocate, parent, or educator who wants totruly understand and help children who struggle in school shouldread this book and will want to return to it often.”

—Paul B. Yellin, M.D., FAAP, Director, Yellin Center forStudent Success and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, New YorkUniversity School of Medicine

“Pohlman provides us with a cogent, step-by-step guide toconducting assessments.”

—Katherine Balisterri Howard, M.A., NCSP, schoolpsychologist, Old Trail School, Bath, Ohio

“Draws the essential connections between theory andpractice that can enable every teacher to be ‘smart’about assessing student learning—not just of those whostruggle, but all students.”

—Peter Gow, Director of College Counseling and SpecialPrograms, Beaver Country Day School

“Delivers a wealth of insights for understanding studentswho struggle with learning.”

—Douglas Bouman, Director, Psychological Services, CLCNetwork, Grand Rapids, Michigan

“This book is unique in presenting a clearly defined,respectful, and practical approach to assessing learningdifferences in children.”

—Elizabeth Briere, M.D., FAAP, Executive Director, Centerfor Student Success

“An innovative and circumspect approach to makingassessments more informative.”

—Russell Hoffman, Psy.D., school psychologist and privatepractitioner, Bronx, New York

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