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Students & student organisations

See below for a selection of the latest books from Students & student organisations category. Presented with a red border are the Students & student organisations books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Students & student organisations books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Born with a Spirit of Protest Giving Children a Voice of Importance

Born with a Spirit of Protest Giving Children a Voice of Importance

Author: Craig Carpenter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2019

School shootings are on the increase and it often seems like another shooting is just a matter of time. The emphasis on encouragement groups , as a method of preventing gun violence, is dealt with in practical terms. Students will learn to help each other before a perpetrator becomes discouraged enough to shoot other children. The reader will also experience the logic of a young person who verbalizes suicidal ideations and another who develops an eating disorder. Varying strategies to overcome these obstacles is also presented.

Born with a Spirit of Protest Giving Children a Voice of Importance

Born with a Spirit of Protest Giving Children a Voice of Importance

Author: Craig Carpenter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2019

School shootings are on the increase and it often seems like another shooting is just a matter of time. The emphasis on encouragement groups , as a method of preventing gun violence, is dealt with in practical terms. Students will learn to help each other before a perpetrator becomes discouraged enough to shoot other children. The reader will also experience the logic of a young person who verbalizes suicidal ideations and another who develops an eating disorder. Varying strategies to overcome these obstacles is also presented.

The Mindful Schools Curriculum for Adolescents Tools for Developing Awareness

The Mindful Schools Curriculum for Adolescents Tools for Developing Awareness

Author: Oren Jay Sofer, Matthew, PhD Brensilver Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Arguably, no student population stands to gain more from mindfulness practice- with its power to enhance emotion regulation, attention stability and self-awareness-than students between the ages of thirteen and twenty. In this comprehensive curriculum developed at Mindful Schools, Oren Jay Sofer and Matthew Brensilver provide twenty five brief (twenty-to-thirty-minute) lessons that supply a framework for mindfulness instruction that can be expanded or condensed according to the needs of students. Each lesson includes a science supplement with research findings relevant to the practice, and handouts summarising key aspects of the lesson that can be distributed to students. Users of the curriculum may also be interested in the instructional resource written from a similar perspective by these authors with JoAnna Hardy: Teaching Mindfulness to Empower Adolescents.

The School-Savvy Therapist Working with Kids, Families and their Schools

The School-Savvy Therapist Working with Kids, Families and their Schools

Author: Mary Eno Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2019

Drawing on research, case examples, and in-depth interviews, this practical resource describes what therapists need to know about schools and how they can effectively foster a supportive family-child-school dynamic. From reviewing test results, conducting school observations, and attending IEP meetings to helping parents advocate for their kids, the book provides the tools and guidance needed in every situation and at every stage to collaborate with schools and families for positive therapeutic outcomes. Each central chapter contains an illustrative case example, includes a list of questions for therapists to pose to kids and questions to pose to their parents, and concludes with a Reviewing the Basics section that recaps the key points from the text.

Campus Life In Search of Community--Expanded Edition

Campus Life In Search of Community--Expanded Edition

Author: David Brooks, Ernest Boyer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/08/2019

Reframing Campus Conflict Student Conduct Practice Through a Social Justice Lens

Reframing Campus Conflict Student Conduct Practice Through a Social Justice Lens

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2019

How many hate or bias incidents occurred on your campus this past year? Did any students opt out of filing formal charges? How many completed a formal resolution process, and what happened? Would you have liked to have other conflict resolution options? Social justice theory provides the lens for expanding our conception of student conduct administration, and the foundation for considering systemic changes in practice - changes that are vital to address the concerns and issues raised by an increasingly diverse student population. Using this lens, this book casts new light on existing principles and current practices; makes issues of power, privilege and oppression manifest; and offers a vision for expanding resolution practices to empower today's students to resolve their own conflicts. Complementing the Model Student Disciplinary Code , this book opens up a whole new range of approaches and models that readers can adapt to their institutional circumstances. Starting from the principle that systems and models are vehicles through which to act on our values, and by focusing on such core values as the commitment to student development, freedom of expression, diversity, accessibility, individual rights and shared responsibilities in a community of learners, the contributors reveal the utility and contemporary relevance of a number of underutilized resolution practices. Part I provides a framework for transforming student conduct administration using conflict resolution methods and social and restorative justice practices. Part II, devotes a chapter to explaining each of the seven 'Spectrum Model Pathways' to conflict resolution that form the core of this book: Dialogue, Conflict Coaching, Facilitated Dialogue, Mediation, Restorative Justice Practices, Shuttle Diplomacy, and traditional formal student conduct processes informed by social justice theory. Part III provides practical application tools for the ideas presented in this text, including discussion of change management and assessment, and concludes with an overview of programs from across the country using inclusive conflict resolution methods in student conduct work. This is a book for anyone concerned about issues of access and justice for all students - regardless of race, sexual orientation, belief, or ability - and seeking to develop and implement restorative and safe practices for their campus community.

Building Community Stories and Strategies for Future Learning Community Faculty and Professionals

Building Community Stories and Strategies for Future Learning Community Faculty and Professionals

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2019

Learning communities are now an integral part of campus life at colleges and universities. They help to create smooth transitions for first-year students, positively influencing intellectual and social development and leading to greater satisfaction with the undergraduate experience. The essays collected here bring into focus the challenges, lessons, and practices that emerge from this effort. The first section of the book examines the history of the learning community movement and strategies for assessing the effectiveness of programs. The second shows learning communities in operation from a variety of perspectives.

Student Resistance A History of the Unruly Subject

Student Resistance A History of the Unruly Subject

Author: Mark Edelman Boren Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

Student Resistance: A History of the Unruly Subject observes the rise and progression of student activism across the globe. By selecting critical case studies from the medieval to modern period, Mark Boren reveals how friction between activists and the academy can culminate in a violent struggle for power. Using a uniquely international approach, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of university activism and its influence on national politics and broader social movements. Specific instances of resistance, from medieval uprisings across European universities to the Tiananmen Square Massacre, are explored to produce a detailed historical study of power relations and oppression. Globalization and rapid technological advances have established more accessible platforms for collective activism whilst recent political upsets have generated a ripe environment for students to increase their efforts of resistance. This second edition addresses repercussions of the internet and social media age on the evolution of campus activism in the United States and abroad, from #blacklivesmatter to the Palestinian West Bank protests. This timely revision of Student Resistance continues to reflect on the vital role that resistance plays in the evolution of modern societies and the book remains an essential text for both students and scholars of youth activism.

Student Resistance A History of the Unruly Subject

Student Resistance A History of the Unruly Subject

Author: Mark Edelman Boren Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2019

Student Resistance: A History of the Unruly Subject observes the rise and progression of student activism across the globe. By selecting critical case studies from the medieval to modern period, Mark Boren reveals how friction between activists and the academy can culminate in a violent struggle for power. Using a uniquely international approach, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of university activism and its influence on national politics and broader social movements. Specific instances of resistance, from medieval uprisings across European universities to the Tiananmen Square Massacre, are explored to produce a detailed historical study of power relations and oppression. Globalization and rapid technological advances have established more accessible platforms for collective activism whilst recent political upsets have generated a ripe environment for students to increase their efforts of resistance. This second edition addresses repercussions of the internet and social media age on the evolution of campus activism in the United States and abroad, from #blacklivesmatter to the Palestinian West Bank protests. This timely revision of Student Resistance continues to reflect on the vital role that resistance plays in the evolution of modern societies and the book remains an essential text for both students and scholars of youth activism.

Parents and Textbooks Answers that Reveal Essential Steps for Improvement

Parents and Textbooks Answers that Reveal Essential Steps for Improvement

Author: Gerard Giordano Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2019

Parents wondered exactly what was transpiring in classrooms. Although they asked their children, they did not have complete confidence in their responses. When they quizzed teachers, school administrators, school board members, and politicians, they realized that they sometimes had conflicting interests. They resolved to get the information they wanted on their own: they would examine classroom textbooks. This book recounts the common sense questions that parents posed about these materials.