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Little, Steven G., Ed.; Akin-Little, Angeleque, Ed. – APA Books, 2019
The emotional and behavioral problems of students in the classroom are a major concern for teachers, parents, and administrators. Fifty years of scientific research supports the efficacy of behavioral interventions in the classroom, yet school psychologists and teachers are often unaware of this evidence or of how to apply it. As diagnoses of…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Intervention
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Bross, Leslie Ann; Common, Eric Alan; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly M.; Ennis, Robin Parks – Beyond Behavior, 2018
High-probability request sequence (HPRS) is a low-intensity strategy designed to increase student compliance by creating behavioral momentum. Momentum is established by providing three to five requests that a noncompliant student is most likely to do followed quickly by a less preferred request. Herein, we describe a step-by-step process for using…
Descriptors: Probability, Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Compliance (Psychology)
Fletcher, Jack M.; Lyon, G. Reid; Fuchs, Lynn S.; Barnes, Marcia A. – Guilford Press, 2018
Presenting major advances in understanding learning disabilities (LDs) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative volume has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material. Foremost LD experts identify effective principles of assessment and instruction within the framework of multi-tiered systems of…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Intervention, Identification, Evidence Based Practice
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Merlin, Clare – Journal of School Counseling, 2017
Multicultural education is an educational approach designed to ensure equal educational opportunities for all students, including those in marginalized groups. This approach has historically been directed towards teachers, but school counselors have the appropriate training and skills to lead multicultural education efforts, as well. In this…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Multicultural Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities
El-Koumy, Abdel Salam A. – Online Submission, 2016
The idea of this book arose out of an awareness that students with language learning disabilities are completely ignored in the Egyptian school system and there are no special programs that cater to these students. They are placed in normal schools that are not prepared to deal with their unique difficulties. This book, therefore, is an attempt to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Learning Disabilities