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Gillon, Gail T. – Guilford Publications, 2007
This unique resource provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge about phonological awareness, together with practical guidance for helping preschoolers to adolescents acquire needed skills. Up-to-date findings are synthesized on the development of phonological awareness; its role in literacy learning; and how it can be enhanced in…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Phonemes, Intervention, Literacy Education
Graham, Lee Combrick, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this widely used text and professional resource provides a practical guide to family-based therapy for childhood emotional and behavioral problems. Presented are innovative assessment and treatment strategies that take into account children's developmental needs, different family forms, health and…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Immigrants
US Department of Health and Human Services, 2005
Today, more kids have type 2 diabetes than ever before. This colorful, easy-to-read tip sheet encourages young people to take steps to lower their risk for type 2 diabetes. A list of warning signs and a healthy eating guide is offered, along with a list of websites to learn more. [This brochure was prepared by the Department of Health and Human…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Wellness, Health Promotion, Risk
Kehily, Mary Jane, Ed. – Open University Press, 2004
Educationalists and social scientists are increasingly interested in childhood as a distinct social category, and Childhood Studies is now a recognized area of research and analysis. This book brings together the key themes of Childhood Studies in a broad and accessible introduction for students and practitioners working in this field.…
Descriptors: Social Scientists, Children, Nontraditional Students, Developmental Psychology
Genesee, Fred; Paradis, Johanne; Crago, Martha B. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2004
This book dispels many myths about dual language development and answers key questions that might arise as you work with children and their parents. Student profiles, definitions of key terms, and "clinical implications" sections for selected chapters make this a valuable reference for in-practice SLPs and educators, an accessible resource for…
Descriptors: Children, Language Acquisition, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains two short fictional stories in which children learn to make good decisions about the way they spend their time. The first story concerns a girl who learns to budget her time and complete her homework before doing leisure activities. The second story concerns a boy who had to decide between playing in the soccer league or…
Descriptors: Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains a short fictional story about a young boy who is angry when his mother decides to remarry. The theme of the story is handling family changes. Readers discover how the boy learns that a bigger family, with a stepfather and new stepsiblings, can be fun. (NB)
Descriptors: Change, Children, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains a short fictional story about a girl who, with the help of a fictional guardian armadillo, learns how to say "no" when her friends want her to do something she thinks is wrong. Readers will learn how to say no without losing their friends. (NB)
Descriptors: Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains a short fictional story about a girl who is overwhelmed by mathematics homework, a book report that is due, and family chores that she must complete. The story describes the girl's trip to the zoo with her father and the ways she learned to handle stress by observing the animals. Readers learn about healthy, effective ways…
Descriptors: Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains a short fictional story about three brothers who must decide how to spend $200 after their mother receives an unexpected bonus. The boys in the story have a brainstorming session and seek advice from adults before reaching a compromise that is acceptable to all of them. Readers learn about compromise, money management, and…
Descriptors: Children, Cooperation, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains two short fictional stories about teenagers who sometimes feel awkward, confused, or lonely. In the first story, a Latino boy is insecure about how he appears to other people. In the second story, an African American girl feels sad and lonely sometimes in spite of her popularity and good looks. In both stories, talking to…
Descriptors: Blacks, Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
Department of Education, Washington, DC. – 1986
This book focuses on the prevention of drug and alcohol use by children. It is intended for use by parents, teachers, students, religious and community leaders, and others interested in drug prevention. The book, which begins with a letter by Nancy Reagan and an introduction by Secretary of Education, William J. Bennett, stresses the seriousness…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Community Role, Drinking
National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD. – 1985
This booklet was written for children who have a parent or sibling with cancer. It is intended to help readers understand more about cancer, how it is treated, and changes that may be happening in the family's life because of cancer. In addition, it is intended to help readers understand and deal with their feelings about cancer and about the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cancer, Children, Coping
Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY. – 1987
This magazine-style publication was developed to help children and young adolescents say "No" to alcohol. Profusely illustrated with color photographs and other graphics, the guide includes a preview of the Jets' new music video; a question-and-answer section about drinking and alcoholic beverages; a set of reasons for not drinking; and a section…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Children, Decision Making
Jeffery, Peter, Ed. – 1991
This set of materials incorporates research information for everyone interested in education: teachers, administrators, students, lecturers, and actively involved parents. Included are leaflets and brief reports designed for a quick read, private study, staff meetings, in-service courses, or small group discussions. This package contains 14…
Descriptors: Children, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education