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Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs

See below for a selection of the latest books from Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs category. Presented with a red border are the Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs 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 Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs and Disabilities

Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs and Disabilities

Author: Peter Westwood Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

This fully revised and updated 8th edition of Peter Westwood's book offers practical advice and strategies for meeting the challenge of inclusive teaching. Based on the latest international research from the field, it offers practical advice on both new and well-tried evidence-based approaches and strategies for teaching students with a wide range of difficulties. As well as covering special educational needs, learning difficulties and disabilities in detail, chapters also explore topics such as self-management and autonomy, managing behaviour and social skills. The book offers sound pedagogical practices and strategies for adapting curriculum content, designing teaching materials, differentiating instruction for mixed-ability classes, and implementing inclusive assessment of learning. Key features of this new edition include: Additional information on linking all aspects of teaching to a Response-to-Intervention Model A focus on the increasing importance of digital technology in supporting the learning of students with special educational needs and disabilities Up-to-date resource lists for each chapter, for those who wish to pursue a particular topic in greater depth Reflecting cutting-edge international research and teaching practices, this is an invaluable resource for practising and trainee teachers, teaching assistants and other educational professionals looking to support students with special educational needs and disabilities.

Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs and Disabilities

Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs and Disabilities

Author: Peter Westwood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

This fully revised and updated 8th edition of Peter Westwood's book offers practical advice and strategies for meeting the challenge of inclusive teaching. Based on the latest international research from the field, it offers practical advice on both new and well-tried evidence-based approaches and strategies for teaching students with a wide range of difficulties. As well as covering special educational needs, learning difficulties and disabilities in detail, chapters also explore topics such as self-management and autonomy, managing behaviour and social skills. The book offers sound pedagogical practices and strategies for adapting curriculum content, designing teaching materials, differentiating instruction for mixed-ability classes, and implementing inclusive assessment of learning. Key features of this new edition include: Additional information on linking all aspects of teaching to a Response-to-Intervention Model A focus on the increasing importance of digital technology in supporting the learning of students with special educational needs and disabilities Up-to-date resource lists for each chapter, for those who wish to pursue a particular topic in greater depth Reflecting cutting-edge international research and teaching practices, this is an invaluable resource for practising and trainee teachers, teaching assistants and other educational professionals looking to support students with special educational needs and disabilities.

Shaking Up Special Education

Shaking Up Special Education

Author: Savanna Flakes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/11/2020

Shaking Up Special Education is an easy-to-use instructional guide to the essential things you need to know about working with students with exceptionalities. Interactive, collaborative and engaging, this go-to instructional resource is packed with the top instructional moves to maximize learning for all students. Featuring sample activities and instructional resources, chapters cover topics ranging from specially designed instruction, to co-teaching, to technology, to social-emotional learning and self-care. Designed with special educators in mind, this book is also ideal for any general educator looking to increase student achievement and revitalize their practice. Shake up your teaching and learn how to build a more inclusive classroom!

Shaking Up Special Education

Shaking Up Special Education

Author: Savanna Flakes Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/11/2020

Shaking Up Special Education is an easy-to-use instructional guide to the essential things you need to know about working with students with exceptionalities. Interactive, collaborative and engaging, this go-to instructional resource is packed with the top instructional moves to maximize learning for all students. Featuring sample activities and instructional resources, chapters cover topics ranging from specially designed instruction, to co-teaching, to technology, to social-emotional learning and self-care. Designed with special educators in mind, this book is also ideal for any general educator looking to increase student achievement and revitalize their practice. Shake up your teaching and learn how to build a more inclusive classroom!

The Blob Guide to Children's Human Rights

The Blob Guide to Children's Human Rights

Author: Pip Wilson, Ian Long Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/11/2020

This practical resource is designed to support children and young people as they develop an understanding of the basic rights that we are all entitled to as humans. Diverse and inclusive, Blob figures have proven themselves to be a valuable way of sparking discussion of difficult topics through the universal means of body language and feelings. Based upon UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, this book introduces Blob Trees, lines and images with prompt questions and activities to help children to consider concepts such as freedom of movement and speech, safety and equality. It encourages children to think about the ways in which they can apply human rights articles to their own lives, by treating others with kindness, fairness and respect. Key features include: 'How to use' guides and prompt questions for each topic Simplified and child-friendly versions of all 42 human rights articles Photocopiable and downloadable worksheets designed to be used with individuals and groups of all sizes. With clear and supportive guidance and a graduated approach, this is an essential tool for teachers and practitioners looking to support an understanding of human rights in children and young people. It will also be invaluable for any groups wishing to develop accreditation for UNICEF's 'Rights Respecting Schools' Awards.

The Blob Guide to Children's Human Rights

The Blob Guide to Children's Human Rights

Author: Pip Wilson, Ian Long Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/11/2020

This practical resource is designed to support children and young people as they develop an understanding of the basic rights that we are all entitled to as humans. Diverse and inclusive, Blob figures have proven themselves to be a valuable way of sparking discussion of difficult topics through the universal means of body language and feelings. Based upon UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, this book introduces Blob Trees, lines and images with prompt questions and activities to help children to consider concepts such as freedom of movement and speech, safety and equality. It encourages children to think about the ways in which they can apply human rights articles to their own lives, by treating others with kindness, fairness and respect. Key features include: 'How to use' guides and prompt questions for each topic Simplified and child-friendly versions of all 42 human rights articles Photocopiable and downloadable worksheets designed to be used with individuals and groups of all sizes. With clear and supportive guidance and a graduated approach, this is an essential tool for teachers and practitioners looking to support an understanding of human rights in children and young people. It will also be invaluable for any groups wishing to develop accreditation for UNICEF's 'Rights Respecting Schools' Awards.

The researchED guide to SEN

The researchED guide to SEN

Author: Karen Wespieser Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2020

researchED is an educator-led organisation with the goal of bridging the gap between research and practice. This accessible and punchy series, overseen by founder Tom Bennett, tackles the most important topics in education, with a range of experienced contributors exploring the latest evidence and research and how it can apply in a variety of classroom settings.In this edition, Karen Wespieser examines the latest research surrounding pupils with special educational needs. editing contributions from writers including: Richard Selfridge; Sabrina Hobbs; Gary Jones; Kenny Wheeler; Oliver Caviglioli; Rob Webster; Barney Aglis; and Chris Rossiter

Behavior Management

Behavior Management

Author: Jennifer D. Walker, Colleen Barry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2020

Children and teens are simultaneously complex and predictable. Behavior theory and research can provide ways of predicting behaviors and designing classroom structures that benefit all students. Behavior Management: Systems, Classrooms, and Individuals is a highly readable, student-friendly textbook that meets the needs of both undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. By covering theory, systems, classrooms, and individuals, the authors have created a pragmatic resource that can be used by a range of individuals seeking reliable, evidence-based techniques integrating behavior management into effective classrooms, including both upcoming and established educators. This text uses a funnel approach to guide readers from the big picture down to the individual student. Part I begins by introducing the foundations of classroom management with a discussion of prominent theorists, legislation, common disabilities, and the basics of behavior. Part II provides discussion on classroom management communities, including systems of support and structure in schools and classrooms. Part III focuses on the individual to give both current and future teachers tools for building and nurturing relationships with students and understanding and responding to student behavior. The final chapter offers tools for self-reflection and managing stress and burnout. Key Features * Real-world cases and classroom examples to integrate content with practice * Chapters begin with learning objectives and key terms and end with summaries for comprehension * Bolded terms along with a comprehensive glossary to improve retention of material * Make a Connection boxes to synthesize content across chapters * Content connections to high-leverage practices in call-out boxes * Examples, figures, and templates to clarify and expand on key concepts * Access to a PluralPlus companion website with case studies and instructor resources, including PowerPoint slides, test banks, and sample activities

The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox

The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox

Author: Madhavi (Behaviour Consultant, Australia) Nawana Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

This fully updated second edition is a practical guide for parents, teachers and other professionals to create cultures of resilience and wellbeing in schools, homes and health care settings. Students will build lifelong competencies to improve their emotional regulation, empathy, persistence, problem solving, mindset, optimism, gratitude, kindness and values; improving their psychological readiness to bounce back from life's ups and downs. Alongside new lesson plans that are even easier to follow and specific guidance on how to meet criteria on social emotional learning frameworks, the lively and engaging resources in this book include: Practical, photocopiable guide sheets and worksheets, also available as eResources via www.positivemindsaustralia.com.au Adaptable role plays and activities Solid research-based strategies A flexible framework that can be creatively implemented in classrooms, homes and health care settings. Parent tips at the end of each chapter This is a must-have handbook for anyone seeking to provide young people in their care with a strong foundation for life long social, emotional and learning outcomes.

The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox

The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox

Author: Madhavi (Behaviour Consultant, Australia) Nawana Parker Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

This fully updated second edition is a practical guide for parents, teachers and other professionals to create cultures of resilience and wellbeing in schools, homes and health care settings. Students will build lifelong competencies to improve their emotional regulation, empathy, persistence, problem solving, mindset, optimism, gratitude, kindness and values; improving their psychological readiness to bounce back from life's ups and downs. Alongside new lesson plans that are even easier to follow and specific guidance on how to meet criteria on social emotional learning frameworks, the lively and engaging resources in this book include: Practical, photocopiable guide sheets and worksheets, also available as eResources via www.positivemindsaustralia.com.au Adaptable role plays and activities Solid research-based strategies A flexible framework that can be creatively implemented in classrooms, homes and health care settings. Parent tips at the end of each chapter This is a must-have handbook for anyone seeking to provide young people in their care with a strong foundation for life long social, emotional and learning outcomes.

Early Visual Skills

Early Visual Skills

Author: Diana Williams Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2020

Intended for professionals working with children with under-developed visual perceptual skills associated with language delay or other communication difficulties, this practical manual provides photocopiable activities designed to stimulate and develop visual attention and discrimination skills. The majority of the activities are non-verbal and are therefore suitable for children with limited spoken language, including the deaf, sensory impaired or those with autism or learning difficulties. It is primarily aimed at the pre-school age group, but adaptable to suit the needs of a range of children. It offers visual perceptual tasks designed to help develop specific concepts such as colour, size and shape, which can also form part of an attention training programme.