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Wodrich, David L.; Aros-O'Malley, Megan; Tesoro, Andrew – Communique, 2013
Approximately 12% of U.S. school children are affected by chronic illness, with asthma and diabetes as the most common. Many of these illnesses threaten school success and represent a challenge for teachers. How best to minimize the negative effects of these illnesses in school remains unclear. In part, the subspecialty of pediatric school…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Special Needs Students, Student Needs, School Psychologists
Wood, Chris; Hays, Danica G. – National Career Development Association, 2013
This book contains exemplary resources for counselors, career development facilitators, school counselors, and other career professionals working in a variety of settings. This edition is an essential guide to career assessment and contains a comprehensive list of career assessment instruments. It has over 70 reviews and includes…
Descriptors: Career Development, Guides, Career Exploration, Career Planning
Annenberg Learner, 2012
Exciting developments in the field of neuroscience are leading to a new understanding of how the brain works that is beginning to transform teaching in the classroom. "Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections" brings together researchers and educators in a dialog about how insights into brain function can be harnessed by teachers for use…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Research Tools, Elementary Secondary Education, Brain
Winslade, John; Williams, Michael – Corwin, 2012
In today's culture where bullying and violence are on the rise, we know that children who are afraid or anxious are in no state of mind to learn. If you are serious about creating a safe school climate conducive to learning, this book will show you how. Written by counseling experts, "Safe and Peaceful Schools" provides a variety of research-based…
Descriptors: School Safety, Conflict Resolution, Peer Mediation, Counseling Techniques
Barton, Erin E.; Harn, Beth – Corwin, 2012
Every 20 minutes, another child is diagnosed with autism. Are you ready to meet this growing educational challenge? This authoritative guide for practitioners--early interventionists, teachers, school counselors and psychologists--provides practical strategies for addressing the unique needs of children on the autism spectrum and their families.…
Descriptors: Evidence, Autism, Young Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Achieve, Inc., 2012
As shown by MetLife's 2010 "Survey of the American Teacher," America's educators strongly believe that all students should graduate from high school ready for college and a career (85 percent). Additionally, according to MetLife's 2009 survey, 86 percent of teachers believe that setting high expectations for students will improve student…
Descriptors: State Standards, Stakeholders, Educational Improvement, School Counselors
Achieve, Inc., 2012
As shown by MetLife's 2010 "Survey of the American Teacher," America's educators strongly believe that all students should graduate from high school ready for college and a career (85 percent). Additionally, according to MetLife's 2009 survey, 86 percent of teachers believe that setting high expectations for students will improve student…
Descriptors: State Standards, Stakeholders, Educational Improvement, Principals
Achieve, Inc., 2012
As shown by MetLife's 2010 "Survey of the American Teacher," America's educators strongly believe that all students should graduate from high school ready for college and a career (85 percent). Additionally, according to MetLife's 2009 survey, 86 percent of teachers believe that setting high expectations for students will improve student…
Descriptors: State Standards, Educational Improvement, Academic Standards, Program Implementation
Gysbers, Norman C.; Henderson, Patricia – American Counseling Association, 2012
Five phases for establishing and improving Pre-K-12 comprehensive guidance and counseling programs serve as the organizational framework for this enduring, influential textbook written for counselor educators and their students, school leaders, practicing school counselors, and state or district supervisors. The fifth edition of this bestseller…
Descriptors: School Guidance, School Counseling, Comprehensive Guidance, Guidance Programs
Ordetx, Kirstina – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012
This book provides teachers and other professionals with a highly effective, easy-to-follow curriculum for teaching children with high-functioning autism, Asperger syndrome and related social challenges to relate to and interact with others successfully by developing a solid, basic foundation in Theory of Mind (ToM). Dr. Kirstina Ordetx provides…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Lesson Plans, Autism, Asperger Syndrome
Schargel, Franklin P. – Eye on Education, 2012
Reduce your school's dropout rate, help improve teaching and learning, and develop stronger relationships with parents and the community. This book showcases the collected efforts of dedicated educators from across the country, selected and presented by one of today's leading experts in dropout prevention, Franklin Schargel. Easily indexed…
Descriptors: Expertise, School Safety, Dropout Rate, Dropout Prevention
Kaye, Elizabeth A., Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2012
This annual volume offers the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels. "Requirements for Certification" is a valuable resource, making much-needed knowledge available in one straightforward volume. [For "Requirements for…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Certification, School Personnel, Elementary School Teachers
Willoughby, Brian – Southern Poverty Law Center (NJ1), 2012
Your school has plans and protocols in place to respond to fires, severe weather, medical emergencies, fights and weapons possession. But what about school incidents like those listed above that involve bigotry and hate? Are plans in place to respond to a bias incident or hate crime? Too often these plans are created in the moment during the…
Descriptors: School Culture, Social Bias, Antisocial Behavior, Crisis Management
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Cunningham, Teddi J.; Caldwell, Charmaine D. – Georgia School Counselors Association Journal, 2012
This article reviews 20 uploadable iPads applications (apps) that provide school counselors diverse options to use in any phase of the comprehensive school counseling program. A brief explanation of each app is presented, and the cost and web address for acquisition are provided in the appendix. This information can be a helpful guide to the busy…
Descriptors: Ethics, Counseling Services, School Counselors, School Counseling
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Nolan, Jeffrey J.; Moncure, Thomas M., Jr. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2012
This article identifies what student mental health professionals need to know about legal issues of relevance to threat assessment and management. The article summarizes the common law duties and the common law and statutory standards of care that are likely to apply to the work of college and university threat assessment and management teams. The…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Guidance Centers, College Environment, Misconceptions
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