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Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

  • Author: Darlene Mannix
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111896344X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 368
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A flexible, ready-to-use activities program to help special students in grades 6-12 The updated new edition of this valuable resource offers an exciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. The book provides 20 complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic social skills, such as being a good listener, "reading" other people, and using common sense.

Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

  • Author: Darlene Mannix
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470538487
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 544
  • View: 4466
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Ready-to-use lessons for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeed in everyday life. The book provides 22 complete teaching units focusing on basic life skills such as handling money, succeeding at school, using the Internet safely, getting and keeping a job, and much more. The book contains 90 reproducible worksheets for teaching students how to apply these life skills to real-life situations. A revised and updated edition of the classic book for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs Includes complete teaching units with reproducible worksheets and discussion questions that teach basic life skills Offers ideas for fostering skills like using the Internet, handling money, succeeding at school, getting and keeping a job, and more Mannix is the best-selling author of Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Life Skills Activities for Special Children, and Writing Skills Activities for Special Children

Life Skills Activities for Special Children

Life Skills Activities for Special Children

  • Author: Darlene Mannix
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118963458
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 400
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The best-selling book for teaching basic life skills, fully revised and updated This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of 190 ready-to-use activities complete with student worksheets, discussion questions, and evaluation suggestions to help exceptional students acquire the basic skills needed to achieve independence and success in everyday life. Each of the book's activities focuses on specific skills within the context of real-life situations and includes complete teacher instructions for effective use, from objective and introduction through optional extension activities and methods to assess student learning. The book includes numerous reproducible parent letters which can be sent home to help parents reinforce these lessons while children are away from school. A revised and updated edition of the classic book for teaching basic life skills Includes 190 complete activities with reproducible worksheets, discussion questions, and evaluation suggestions for developing independence Offers ideas for developing practical skills to deal with identity theft, cell phone manners, budgeting, eating healthy meals, using credit cards, time management, and much more Mannix is the best-selling author of Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Writing Skills Activities for Special Children, and Character Building Activities for Kids

Social Skills Activities for Special Children

Social Skills Activities for Special Children

  • Author: Darlene Mannix
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118963466
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 464
  • View: 2778
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A flexible, ready-to-use program to help special students in grades K-5 learn appropriate ways to behave among others The revised and updated second edition of this bestselling resource book provides ready-to-use lessons--complete with reproducible worksheets--to help children become aware of acceptable social behavior and develop proficiency in acquiring basic social skills. The book is organized around three core areas crucial to social development in the primary grades: Accepting Rules and Authority at School, Relating to Peers, and Developing Positive Social Skills. Each lesson places a specific skill within the context of real-life situations, giving teachers a means to guide students to think about why the social skill is important. The hands-on activity that accompanies each lesson helps students to work through, think about, discuss, and practice the skill in or outside of the classroom.

How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD / ADHD

How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD / ADHD

Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions

  • Author: Sandra F. Rief
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118429397
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 464
  • View: 2006
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Sandra Rief offers myriad real-life case studies, interviews, and student intervention plans for children with ADD/ADHD. In addition, the book contains best teaching practices and countless strategies for enhancing classroom performance for all types of students. This invaluable resource offers proven suggestions for: Engaging students' attention and active participation Keeping students on-task and productive Preventing and managing behavioral problems in the classroom Differentiating instruction and addressing students' diverse learning styles Building a partnership with parents and much more.

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades 1-3

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades 1-3

  • Author: Ruth Weltmann Begun
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780876284735
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 304
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In the early primary school years, children need to learn certain social skills to be successful in school and out. Some children have already mastered handling disappointment and working out differences with others, but many children struggle with the social skills that are expected of them. To help students of all skill levels, the author of the highly praised Ready-To-Use Violence Prevention Skills Lessons & Activities for Elementary Students presents this practical book that gives teachers and specialists a stimulating, systematic way to develop positive social behaviors in students through awareness, discussion, and rehearsing new behaviors. It offers over 50 detailed lesson plans and practice worksheets based on real-life situations. These age-appropriate lessons help children build self-esteem, self-control, respect for the rights of others, and a sense of responsibility for one's own actions. Printed in a spiral-bound 8 1/4" x 11" format, the pages can be easily photocopied for use by the whole class or for individuals as the need to work on a particular skill arises.

Tools for Teaching Health

Tools for Teaching Health

  • Author: Shannon Whalen,Dominick Splendorio,Sal Chiariello
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0787994073
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 299
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Presents a collection of lessons and activities that focus on such topics as tobacco, alcohol. drugs, sex education, and nutrition for students in grades six through twelve.

Writing Skills Activities for Special Children

Writing Skills Activities for Special Children

  • Author: Darlene Mannix
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780787978846
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 560
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Now available in lay flat, paperback edition, here's the book you need to help elementary students with special needs develop basic writing skills, relate writing to real-life tasks, and explore writing as a creative, enjoyable event! The book includes 135 step-by-step lessons and 269 illustrated activity sheets. It moves from copying words and completing sentences to processing the writing reports and stories, from filling out necessary forms to taking class notes, writing a letter, and addressing an envelope. For quick access and easy use, the lessons and activities are organized into four sections: Writing Words Writing Sentences Writing Paragraphs Other Types of Writing Activities

The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide

The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide

Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day

  • Author: Julia G. Thompson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119470412
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 544
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Thoroughly revised edition of the bestselling resource for new teachers--complete with discussion questions, downloadable handouts, and a staff development guide This award-winning book gives beginning educators everything they need to survive and thrive in the classroom. The fourth edition covers new and updated material on: classroom management--including how to prevent or minimize disruptions, differentiated instruction, nurturing a growth mindset, how to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, and much more. A revised edition of a trusted resource, offering solutions to challenges and typical scenarios encountered by new teachers Downloadable versions of the book's checklists, forms, worksheets, and self-assessments are available online Includes Discussion Questions and a handy training guide for Professional Development providers This popular resource offers teachers an essential guide for knowing what to expect when they begin their career and ideas for solving classroom problems.

How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism Or Asperger's

How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism Or Asperger's

  • Author: Jennifer McIlwee Myers
  • Publisher: Future Horizons
  • ISBN: 1935274139
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 322
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Offers parents of children with autism or Asperger's syndrome advice on teaching basic life skills and establishing healthy habits, including doing chores, task switching, punctuality, appropriate attire, manners, and kindness.

How to reach & teach all students in the inclusive classroom

How to reach & teach all students in the inclusive classroom

ready-to-use strategies, lessons, and activities for teaching students with diverse learning needs

  • Author: Sandra F. Rief,Julie A. Heimburge
  • Publisher: Center for Applied Research in
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 460
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Steps to Independence

Steps to Independence

Teaching Everyday Skills to Children with Special Needs

  • Author: Bruce L. Baker,Alan Brightman
  • Publisher: Brookes Pub
  • ISBN: 9781557666970
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 359
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Provides strategies for teaching life skills to children with special needs from age 3 to young adulthood, so they can live as independently as possible.

Real Life Reading Activities for Grades 6-12

Real Life Reading Activities for Grades 6-12

  • Author: James F. Silver
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780876289204
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 290
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For secondary reading specialists and English teachers, this practical resource provides over 200 ready-to-reproduce lessons and exercises to teach and reinforce basic reading skills with students of all abilities. Each lesson includes an Instructor's Page with background information and teaching suggestions followed by one or more Student Skill sheets designed for sequential development of skills that build to higher levels of reading proficiency within each section. Organized into 7 sections: Reading for Deeper Meanings, Reading and Vocabulary, Reading Diagrams: Charts, Tables & Graphs, Reading Pictures: Cartoons & Maps, Reading & Study Skills, Reading & Its Writing Connection, and Reading & Research. These lessons and activities are completely flexible and can be used with individual students or an entire class to meet particular corrective or remedial reading skill needs.

Making Thinking Visible

Making Thinking Visible

How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners

  • Author: Ron Ritchhart,Mark Church,Karin Morrison
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118015032
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 320
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A proven program for enhancing students' thinking and comprehension abilities Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teaching thinking, begun at Harvard's Project Zero, that develops students' thinking dispositions, while at the same time deepening their understanding of the topics they study. Rather than a set of fixed lessons, Visible Thinking is a varied collection of practices, including thinking routines?small sets of questions or a short sequence of steps?as well as the documentation of student thinking. Using this process thinking becomes visible as the students' different viewpoints are expressed, documented, discussed and reflected upon. Helps direct student thinking and structure classroom discussion Can be applied with students at all grade levels and in all content areas Includes easy-to-implement classroom strategies The book also comes with a DVD of video clips featuring Visible Thinking in practice in different classrooms.

How To Reach and Teach All Children in the Inclusive Classroom

How To Reach and Teach All Children in the Inclusive Classroom

Practical Strategies, Lessons, and Activities

  • Author: Sandra F. Rief,Julie A. Heimburge
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780787981549
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 480
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This thoroughly updated edition of the best-selling book gives all classroom teachers, special educators, and administrators an arsenal of adaptable and ready-to-use strategies, lessons, and activities. How to Reach and Teach All Children in the Inclusive Classroom is a comprehensive resource that helps teachers reach students with varied learning styles, ability levels, skills, and behaviors. The authors offer a team approach that includes parents, colleagues, and learning specialists, enabling teachers to guide diverse groups of students in grades 3–8 toward academic, social, and emotional success.

Socially ADDept

Socially ADDept

Teaching Social Skills to Children with ADHD, LD, and Asperger's

  • Author: Janet Z. Giler
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470925942
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 228
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Decodes the often confusing rules of social behavior for all children Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger's and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome, and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to help kids learn social skills in simple, concise explanations. The book is divided into eight sections that educators can use as teaching units or parents can work through one week (or month) at a time. Includes a way for children to see themselves and how their behavior looks to others Deciphers the complex rules of nonverbal language into friendly, bite-sized morsels that kids can understand Offers a field-tested collection of suggestions and strategies for parents and professionals who want to enhance a child's social competence Socially ADDept is presented in a hands-on workbook format, complete with reproducible student worksheets that are also available for free download from the publisher web site.

How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior (K-8)

How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior (K-8)

Practical, Ready-to-Use Interventions That Work

  • Author: Kaye Otten,Jodie Tuttle
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470505168
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 272
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Interventions for students who exhibit challenging behavior Written by behavior specialists Kaye Otten and Jodie Tuttle--who together have 40 years of experience working with students with challenging behavior in classroom settings--this book offers educators a practical approach to managing problem behavior in schools. It is filled with down-to-earth advice, ready-to-use forms, troubleshooting tips, recommended resources, and teacher-tested strategies. Using this book, teachers are better able to intervene proactively, efficiently, and effectively with students exhibiting behavior problems. The book includes research-backed support for educators and offers: Instructions for creating and implementing an effective class-wide behavior management program Guidelines for developing engaging lessons and activities that teach and support positive behavior Advice for assisting students with the self-regulation and management their behavior and emotions

Powerful Learning

Powerful Learning

What We Know About Teaching for Understanding

  • Author: Linda Darling-Hammond,Brigid Barron,P. David Pearson,Alan H. Schoenfeld,Elizabeth K. Stage,Timothy D. Zimmerman,Gina N. Cervetti,Jennifer L. Tilson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119181763
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 288
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In Powerful Learning, Linda Darling-Hammond and animpressive list of co-authors offer a clear, comprehensive, andengaging exploration of the most effective classroom practices.They review, in practical terms, teaching strategies that generatemeaningful K–2 student understanding, and occur both withinthe classroom walls and beyond. The book includes rich stories, aswell as online videos of innovative classrooms and schools, thatshow how students who are taught well are able to think critically,employ flexible problem-solving, and apply learned skills andknowledge to new situations.

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons and Activities For Grades PreK - K

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons and Activities For Grades PreK - K

  • Author: Ruth Weltmann Begun
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780876288634
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 193
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This resource is part of the four-volume Social Skills Curriculum Library, a practical series designed to help you teach positive behavior skills to student of all abilities. Students learn such social skills as dealing with anger productively ... setting goals ... building self-confidence ... dealing with prejudice... and more.

Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching

  • Author: Barbara Gross Davis
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470569450
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 608
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This is the long-awaited update on the bestselling book that offers a practical, accessible reference manual for faculty in any discipline. This new edition contains up-to-date information on technology as well as expanding on the ideas and strategies presented in the first edition. It includes more than sixty-one chapters designed to improve the teaching of beginning, mid-career, or senior faculty members. The topics cover both traditional tasks of teaching as well as broader concerns, such as diversity and inclusion in the classroom and technology in educational settings.