ERIC Number: ED393220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
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Understanding Me: Student Activities for Use with "Keeping a Head in School."
Evers, Anne; Yancey, Robyn
This book of student activities is intended to be used with a text, "Keeping a Head in School," written for preadolescents and adolescents with learning disorders. It includes a variety of work sheets, puzzles, games, and checklists, to accompany the text's chapters. The first chapter has activities concerning basic concepts related to learning disorders and brain functions. Chapters 2 through 5 present activities to reinforce learning and encourage self-evaluation about specific developmental functions such as attention, language, and memory. Chapter 6 provides learning activities related to reading, spelling, writing, and math. Activities in chapter 7 deal specifically with social skills and coping with social stress. The activities of chapter 8 provide reinforcement of basic concepts about learning disorders. The final chapter's activities encourage student planning and goal setting. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Adolescents, Attention Control, Coping, Educational Games, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies, Memory, Neurology, Puzzles, Secondary Education, Self Concept, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Management
Academic Therapy Publications, 20 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949-6191 (Order No. 958-3, $20).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The document was developed at The Churchill School, St. Louis, Missouri. For "Keeping a Head in School," see EC 304 708.