Fostering Resilience in Young Children at Risk for Failure: Strategies for Grades K-3 / Edition 1

Fostering Resilience in Young Children at Risk for Failure: Strategies for Grades K-3 / Edition 1

by Melissa Stormont
ISBN-10:
013170673X
ISBN-13:
9780131706736
Pub. Date:
08/29/2006
Publisher:
Pearson
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Overview

Fostering Resilience in Young Children at Risk for Failure: Strategies for Grades K-3 / Edition 1

This is the only book of its kind to specifically address how early childhood professionals can give children with risk factors the academic, social, and emotional support they need.

Characteristics of what makes young children vulnerable for school problems are discussed to let teachers know what to look for, and teacher strategies are presented to strengthen children's skills and increase learning and achievement in kindergarten and the primary grades. Includes cases and student work samples to illustrate strategies.

FEATURES:

  • A context for understanding risk
  • A specific focus on the role of teachers in supporting resilience.
  • Important strategies for all early childhood educators. (Ex. pp 44-46, 106-107).
  • Research-based approaches for working with children who struggle in school. (Ex. pp 149).
  • A focus on common needs of children who are at risk for failure and concrete examples of assessment tools and strategies teachers can use to support them. (Ex. pp 87, 91).
  • Strategies to increase parent involvement and support for children's learning at home. (Ex. pp 182).
  • Classroom artifacts. (Ex. pp 130-131, 166-167).
  • Figure and tables-illustrate main ideas, provide examples, and templates teachers can use in their classrooms (Ex. pp 78-79).
  • Case examples and guiding questions-included throughout the text to keep readers engaged with the material. (Ex. pp 9, 26-27).
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780131706736
    Publisher: Pearson
    Publication date: 08/29/2006
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 224
    Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Children Vulnerable for Failure

    Chapter 2 Characteristics That Contribute to Vulnerability for Failure

    Chapter 3 Foundational Supports

    Chapter 4 Supporting Learners with Unique Support Needs

    Chapter 5 Using Assessment to Inform Instruction

    Chapter 6 Supporting Appropriate Behavior

    Chapter 7 Supporting Academic Growth

    Chapter 8 Fostering Resilience Through Partnerships

    References

    Index

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