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Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It
     

Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It

by Regalena Melrose
 

ISBN-10: 1578864399

ISBN-13: 9781578864393

Pub. Date: 06/29/2006

Publisher: R&L Education

Here is a timely response to the research findings of the last decade. Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It focuses on the need to understand how prevalent trauma is in the lives of our students and how it impacts the brain, subsequent learning, and behavior. This book also details what educators can do not only to prevent

Overview

Here is a timely response to the research findings of the last decade. Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It focuses on the need to understand how prevalent trauma is in the lives of our students and how it impacts the brain, subsequent learning, and behavior. This book also details what educators can do not only to prevent further harm to our students, but also to intervene in ways that give them a promising future. Why Students Underachieve: · Discusses the problem in education as it relates to trauma and children · Explains how trauma has a specific impact on the brain and nervous system and how this impact is related to both learning and common behavior problems · Presents interventions for students who have been traumatized · Details concrete tools that can be readily used in classrooms and school offices to promote success across academic and behavioral domains · Suggests ways to prevent traumatization in the event of a crisis at school or in the community A critique of current crisis intervention practices, as well as an alternative approach, is also presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578864393
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
06/29/2006
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
1,379,438
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 BARRIERS TO LEARNING Chapter 2 TRAUMATIZED AND MISUNDERSTOOD Chapter 3 FILLING IN THE GAPS Chapter 4 TRAUMA Chapter 5 TRAUMA AND THE BRAIN Chapter 6 "RESOURCING" (A VERB): WHAT SCHOOLS CAN DO TO INTERVENE EFFECTIVELY WITH TRAUMATIZED STUDENTS Chapter 7 TOOLS FOR TOLERANCE Chapter 8 UNDERSTANDING AND INTERVENING WITH EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED STUDENTS Chapter 9 SELF-REGULATION THERAPY Chapter 10 CRISIS INTERVENTION: A CRITIQUE Chapter 11 FIRST, DO NO HARM: PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL FIRST AID Part 12 FINAL WORDS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

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