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Promoting A Successful Transition To Middle School

Author : Patrick Akos
ISBN : 9781317919162
Genre : Education
File Size : 26. 6 MB
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With detailed examples of best practices from middle schools across the country, this book features research-based strategies and suggestions for transition programs. It covers the roles of school principals, counselors, classroom teachers, and the central office.

Promoting Successful Transition To Adulthood For Students With Disabilities

Author : Robert L. Morgan
ISBN : 9781462524112
Genre : Education
File Size : 54. 13 MB
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Comprehensively addressing the challenges of transition, this book provides practical knowledge and tools geared toward real-world educators. It presents clear guidelines for all aspects of team-based transition planning for individuals with various levels of disability, illustrated with vignettes of three secondary students who are followed throughout the book. The authors describe evidence-based practices for conducting assessments and promoting optimal outcomes in the areas of employment, postsecondary education, and independent living. Keys to family involvement, self-determination, interagency collaboration, and problem solving are highlighted. Several reproducible forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Successful Transition Programs

Author : John McDonnell
ISBN : 9781412993111
Genre : Education
File Size : 40. 3 MB
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Addressing the full range of curricular and instructional issues that face professionals working in middle school, high school, and post-high school programs, Successful Transition Programs: Pathways for Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Second Edition is the most relevant text available for teachers and administrators. Authors John McDonnell and Michael L. Hardman take the position that the most effective transition programs are those that cumulatively build on the capacity of students for employment, community living, and citizenship. Key Features and Benefits Covers systematic transition planning, employment preparation, participation in the general education curriculum, instruction in community settings, and preparing students to live as independently as possible Aligns with recommended practice in the field and with federal legislation governing educational and community service programs Contains ecological curriculum models for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities Includes focus review questions, real-life example windows, and point/counterpoint boxes from key researchers on controversial issues to help readers connect the book's concepts with the typical needs of students

The Handbook Of Life Span Development Social And Emotional Development

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ISBN : 1118026519
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 80. 92 MB
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In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 2: Social and Emotional Development presents the study of human development conducted by the best scholars in the 21st century. Social workers, counselors and public health workers will receive coverage of the social and emotional aspects of human change across the lifespan.

Promoting School Success

Author : Thomas C. Lovitt
ISBN : UVA:X030263390
Genre : High school attendance
File Size : 24. 92 MB
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"It is not purposefully designed for for children who have been given any of the dubious labels, such as dyslexic, slow learners, or at risk. This is a collection of techniques for youngsters--however they may be labeled or referred to--who need help learning important behaviors, skills, and attributes. Indeed, the majority of 'normal' students would profit from the offerings in this book."--Preface.

Promoting Health And Academic Success

Author : Birch, David
ISBN : 9781450477659
Genre : Education
File Size : 48. 15 MB
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Promoting Health and Academic Success is a valuable resource for advocacy, planning, implementation, and evaluation related to the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child approach. It’s also ideal for undergraduate and graduate courses that address a coordinated approach to school health.

Transition To Postsecondary Education For Students With Disabilities

Author : Carol Kochhar-Bryant
ISBN : 1412952794
Genre : Education
File Size : 59. 21 MB
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This comprehensive, practical book provides user-friendly tools for creating transition plans to help students with disabilities successfully put their goals into action and navigate postsecondary environments.

Development Through Life A Psychosocial Approach

Author : Barbara Newman
ISBN : 9780495553410
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 22. 62 MB
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Newman and Newman take a chronological approach to the study of the life span, drawing on the psychosocial theory of Erik Erikson to provide a conceptual framework for the text. Newman and Newman address physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth in all life stages, focusing on the idea that development results from the interdependence of these areas at every stage, and placing special emphasis on optimal development through life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Moving To Middle School

Author : Ph. D. Melodie Wenz-Gross
ISBN : 1931061343
Genre : Education
File Size : 20. 98 MB
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This unique program is based on six years of research conducted at the University of Massachusetts Boston showing that students experienceincreased stress during the transition into middle school, not only in academics, but in their relationships with peers and teachers. These easy-to-use lessons promote successful transition for all students by developing positive study and time management skills, effective communication skills, anger management, problem solving, the use of appropriate social support, and the regular use of stress management techniques. The focus is on developing skill and competency for sicial and academic success. Includes reproducible student activity sheets and posters to reinforce skills as well as suggestions for school-wide activities to orient students and parents to the new school.

Journal Of At Risk Issues

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ISBN : UVA:X006176628
Genre : Dropouts
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