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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Kalberg, Jemma Robertson – Guilford Publications, 2012
Straightforward, practical, and user friendly, this unique guide addresses an essential component of decision making in schools. The authors show how systematic screenings of behavior--used in conjunction with academic data--can enhance teachers' ability to teach and support all students within a response-to-intervention framework. Chapters review…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Guides, Response to Intervention, Measures (Individuals)
Waber, Deborah P. – Guilford Publications, 2010
Experts have yet to reach consensus about what a learning disability is, how to determine if a child has one, and what to do about it. Leading researcher and clinician Deborah Waber offers an alternative to the prevailing view of learning disability as a problem contained within the child. Instead, she shows how learning difficulties are best…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Learning Problems, Twins, Learning Disabilities
Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Bruhn, Allison L.; Crnobori, Mary – Guilford Publications, 2010
This book provides tested, easy-to-implement strategies for preventing problem behavior in the classroom and responding effectively when it does occur. Chapters describe specific steps that K-12 teachers and other school-based professionals can take to develop effective classroom rules and routines; plan suitably challenging instruction; and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Intervention, Check Lists, Behavior Problems
Bear, George G. – Guilford Publications, 2010
How can schools create safe, well-supervised classroom environments while also teaching students skills for managing their behavior on their own? This invaluable guide presents a framework for achieving both of these crucial goals. It shows how to balance external reinforcements such as positive behavior supports with social-emotional learning…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Social Development, Emotional Development, Behavior Problems
McKenna, Michael C.; Walpole, Sharon – Guilford Publications, 2008
When the goal is supporting excellent teaching, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach. This book helps literacy coaches and administrators navigate the many choices involved in developing and fine-tuning a coaching program that offers the best fit for a particular school. The authors draw on current research and their personal experiences in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students
McConaughy, Stephanie H.; Kay, Pam; Welkowitz, Julie A.; Hewitt, Kim; Fitzgerald, Martha D. – Guilford Publications, 2007
The Achieving-Behaving-Caring (ABC) Program is an evidence-based approach to addressing the needs of elementary students at risk for emotional and behavioral difficulties and promoting successful home-school collaboration. This practical guide demonstrates how classroom teachers and parents can work together to boost individual children's…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Parent Participation, Action Research, Parent School Relationship
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
Lansford, Jennifer E., Ed.; Deater-Deckard, Kirby, Ed.; Bornstein, Marc H., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
How do some families successfully negotiate the linguistic, cultural, and psychological challenges of immigration, while others struggle to acculturate? This volume explores the complexities of immigrant family life in North America and analyzes the individual and contextual factors that influence health and well-being. Synthesizing cutting-edge…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Intervention, Educational Development, Child Rearing
Rhodes, Robert L.; Ochoa, Salvador Hector; Ortiz, Samuel O. – Guilford Publications, 2005
This is the first book to present a practical, problem-solving approach and hands-on tools and techniques for assessing English-language learners and culturally diverse students in K-12 settings. It meets a crucial need among practitioners and special educators working in today's schools. Provided are research-based, step-by-step procedures for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Psychoeducational Methods, Guidelines, Acculturation
Larson, Jim; Lockhman, John E. – Guilford Publications, 2005
A complete, readily applicable guide for schoolbased professionals, this book presents an empirically supported group intervention for 8- to 12-year-olds with anger and aggression problems. The Anger Coping Program has been demonstrated effective in reducing teacher- and parent-directed aggression and enhancing students classroom behavior, social…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Coping
DuPaul, George J.; Stoner, Gary – Guilford Publications, 2004
This popular reference and text provides essential guidance for school-based professionals meeting the challenges of ADHD at any grade level. Comprehensive and practical, the book includes several reproducible assessment tools and handouts. A team-based approach to intervention is emphasized in chapters offering research-based guidelines for: (1)…
Descriptors: Physicians, Learning Problems, Intervention, Identification
Clay, Daniel L. – Guilford Publications, 2004
Designed to help school psychologists and other school-based professionals create an optimal learning environment for the 10-15% of students who experience chronic, significant health problems, this volume provides up-to-date information, cost-effective strategies, and practical clinical and educational tools. The convenient, large-size format and…
Descriptors: Worksheets, School Involvement, Legal Responsibility, School Psychologists
Doll, Beth; Zucker, Steven; Brehm, Katherine – Guilford Publications, 2004
Grounded in cutting-edge theory and research, this book presents innovative, classroom-based strategies for promoting the academic competence and mental health of students at risk. Easy-to-implement procedures are described that enlist the involvement of school practitioners, teachers, and students in creating nurturing, success-oriented classroom…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Worksheets, Mental Health Programs, Personality Traits
Sprague, Jeffrey R.; Walker, Hill M. – Guilford Publications, 2004
A hands-on resource for practitioners, this book provides step-by-step guidance for developing a comprehensive school safety plan. Moving from needs assessment to implementation and evaluation, chapters describe research-based strategies that are readily applicable in K-12 settings. Special features include reproducible checklists and other…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Needs Assessment, Community Resources, Bullying