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Lovitt, Thomas C. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2007
Like its two predecessors, "Preventing School Dropouts" [C1991] and "Preventing School Failure" [C2000], this third edition is a book about teaching. Although primarily written for teachers, tutors and parents may also find this book helpful. It is a collection of carefully selected teaching techniques aimed at helping young adults learn important…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Success, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques
Power, Paul W. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This book provides an overview of vocational assessment for adults who have disabilities. It covers many tests and various populations encountered by the vocational evaluation professional. In addition to offering basic information for those who will assist clients in the rehabilitation process, this text provides up-to-date information to those…
Descriptors: Guides, Workbooks, Rehabilitation Counseling, Occupational Therapy
Roessler, Richard T.; Rubin, Stanford E. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
"Case Management and Rehabilitation Counseling" discusses procedures that are useful to rehabilitation professionals working in many settings. Specifically, this book reviews the finer points relating to diagnosing, arranging services, monitoring program outcomes, arranging for placement, planning for accommodations, ethical decision making,…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Family Role, Counselor Role
Kauffman, James M.; Landrum, Timothy J. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This book looks at the field of special education with regard to students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Specifically, it reflects on some of the important events and people that have shaped the field of special education. This book not only recalls prominent events and individuals, it also seeks to draw reasonable connections from past…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
McConnell, Kathleen; Ryser, Gail R. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
Early Start for Young Children with Autism/PDD provides teachers, parents, therapists, and caregivers with intervention strategies for young children with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder. This product focuses specifically on young children ages 2 through 5 and meets the recommendations of the Office of Special Education Programs…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Young Children, Cognitive Development, Autism
Jordan, Dale R. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
Previously published as "Attention Deficit Disorder: ADHD and ADD Syndromes," this popular book is now in its fourth edition. It provides up-to-date research and more complete explanations of how Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) interfere with classroom learning, behavior at home, job…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Job Performance, Family Life, Brain
McConnell, Kathleen; Ryser, Gail R. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This book is just what many educators have been looking for: (1) A product that provides teachers with practical and sensible solutions for students' problems with inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity; (2) A resource for teachers, behavior specialists, psychologists, counselors, and administrators who must document interventions; (3) A tool…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Student Evaluation, Hyperactivity, Prereferral Intervention
Lederer, Susan Hendler; Sanfilippo, Mary Ann; Soman, Bonnie – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This exciting guide provides professionals with a balanced emergent literacy program that develops language, print awareness, and phonological awareness skills. Activities in these three domains are integrated into 10 lessons. Each "PreRead" session begins with a written and oral presentation of the sequence of activities for that day using a…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Programs, Integrated Activities, Skill Development
Meltzer, Lynn J.; Roditi, Bethany N.; Steinberg, Joan L.; Rafter Biddle, Kathleen; Taber, Susan E.; Boyle Caron, Kathleen; Kniffin, Leta – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
Strategies for Success provides realistic and accessible teaching techniques for teachers, special educators, and other professionals working with students at the late elementary, middle, and early high school levels. This book is particularly useful for teachers working in inclusive settings. These strategies can help teachers to understand the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Problems, Special Education Teachers, Learning Disabilities
McConnell, Kathleen; Campos, David; Ryser, Gail R. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
The instructional ideas presented in this kit are specially designed for teaching 4th-12th grade students served in English Language Learners (ELL), limited English proficient (LEP), and English as a second language (ESL) programs. The kit includes a quick, easy to use criterion-referenced rating scale, an ideas matrix, and 37 research-based…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Second Language Learning, Cultural Awareness, Rating Scales
Miller, Lynda; Newbill, Chris – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
Since the first edition of this book was published, an increasing number of educational professionals have become familiar with Section 504 and the benefits it can offer. During that same time, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act was enacted. The authors of the second edition of Section 504 in the classroom have updated it by showing how the NCLB…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Teaching Methods, Disabilities, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Roseberry-McKibbin, Celeste; Hegde, M. N. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This second edition book is tailor made for speech-language pathology students preparing to take departmental comprehensive examinations as well as the Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology. In addition, this inclusive book is a terrific teaching tool for university faculty---offering preview outlines, brief introductions, and summaries.…
Descriptors: Multiple Choice Tests, Speech Language Pathology
Wall, Janet E. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2005
This book assists school counselors, career development professionals, and counselor educators in the measurement of a student's interests and provides reproducible activities for immediate use. Short checklists and hands-on practical activities help students understand themselves, and begin to plan for the achievement of educational and career…
Descriptors: Interest Inventories, Student Interests, Career Education, Career Development
Lee, David L.; Axelrod, Saul – PRO-ED, Inc., 2005
This classic book presents the basic principles of behavior emphasizing the use of preventive techniques as well as consequences naturally available in the home, business, or school environment to change important behaviors. This book, and its companion piece, "Measurement of Behavior," represents more than 30 years of research and strategies in…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Student Behavior, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems
Anderson, Peggy L. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2005
Case Studies for "Inclusive Schools, Second Edition" presents a sampling of case studies that contain realistic problems concerning inclusion issues for teacher education students to solve. This format was chosen because the case study approach to learning is gaining in popularity as it provides students with an opportunity to apply information…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Technology, Inclusive Schools, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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