Six Pathways to Healthy Child Development and Academic Success: The Field Guide to Comer Schools in Action

Six Pathways to Healthy Child Development and Academic Success: The Field Guide to Comer Schools in Action

by James P. Comer
     
 

Ensure that all school decisions are made in the best interest of children and their success with this first-ever published field guide promoting child development and learning.

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Ensure that all school decisions are made in the best interest of children and their success with this first-ever published field guide promoting child development and learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412905084
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
Comer Schools in Action Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Michael Fullan
Preface - Edward T. Joyner
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Part I. Child Development = Education
1. The School Is Preventive and Promotive - James P. Comer
2. Essential Understandings of the Yale School Development Program: A Reference Guide to the Comer Process - Michael Ben-Avie, Edward T. Joyner, and James P. Comer
3. Schools in Society - Carmen S. Gonzalez
4. Child Development Is the Foundation of Education - Fay E. Brown and Joanne N. Corbin
5. Promoting Youth Leadership Development in Comer Schools - Valerie Maholmes
6. Children Must Be Taught to Deal with Anger - The Yale Child Study Center Faculty
7. Children with Special Needs: Special Education and the Comprehensive School Plan - Michael Ben-Avie, Virginia Arrington, Morton Frank, and Robert Raymond
8. Using the Pathways with Individualized Education Plans for Children with Special Needs - Nora Martin
Part II. Children Need Healthy Adults - Michael Ben-Avie
Balanced Development
Development Into Adulthood
9. Teaming and Team Building - Miriam McLaughlin, Alice Huff Hart, Everol Ennis, Fred Hernandez, and Jan Stocklinksi
10. A Team Approach to Educational Change - J. Patrick Howley
11. Establishing a Foundation: A Principal's View of Task and Process - Jeffrey German with J. Patrick Howley and Michael Ben-Avie
12. It's All About Effective Relationships: Frameworks for Understanding Ourselves and Others - J. Patrick Howley
13. Three Guiding Principles for Interaction on Teams - J. Patrick Howley
Part III. A Time to Act
14. Children and Trauma - Robert A. Murphy
15. Children During Wartime - Robert A. Murphy
16. Children of the World: How We Created a Full-Service School - Grace Nebb
Index

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