The School Leader's Guide to Student Learning Supports: New Directions for Addressing Barriers to Learning / Edition 1

The School Leader's Guide to Student Learning Supports: New Directions for Addressing Barriers to Learning / Edition 1

by Howard S. Adelman
     
 

ISBN-10: 141290966X

ISBN-13: 9781412909662

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Based on an initiative endorsed by more than 20 professional groups, this guide for leaders provides the learning supports students need to succeed.

Overview

Based on an initiative endorsed by more than 20 professional groups, this guide for leaders provides the learning supports students need to succeed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412909662
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Guides: Tools for Analyses and Capacity Building
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Part I. Why Learning Supports Are Imperative and What’s Wrong With the Way We’re Doing It Now
1. Why New Directions Are Imperative
2. Which Students Need Learning Supports?
3. Complex Problems, Limited Solutions
4. Controlling Behavior at the Expense of Motivating Learning
Part II. New Directions for Learning Support at a School Site
5. Addressing Barriers to Learning in Schools
6. A Schoolwide Component for Learning Support
7. Rethinking Infrastructure: Starting at the School Level
8. School-Family-Community Connections: With a Special Focus on School-Community Collaboratives
9. Using and Extending the Research Base for Addressing Barriers to Learning
10. Coda: Building Prototypes and Going-to-Scale
Part III. Resources
11. More About Understanding and Labeling Student Problems
12. Student Support and Behavior Problems
13. Reframing the Roles and Functions of Student Support Staff
14. About Surveying How a School Is Addressing Barriers to Student Learning
15. Natural Opportunities to Promote Social and Emotional Learning and Well-being
16. About Mental Health in Schools
17. New Directions for Student Support Initiative Brief: Assuring That No Child Is Left Behind
18. Examples of Policy Statements
19. Our Published Works and Center-produced Resources on Addressing Barriers to Learning
20. Internet Sites for a Sampling of Major Agencies and Organizations Relevant to Learning Supports
Index

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