Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids Book

Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids


  • Author : Chris Biffle
  • Publisher : Whole Brain Teaching LLC
  • Release Date : 2013-03
  • Genre: Classroom management
  • Pages : 281
  • ISBN 10 : 0984816712

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Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids Excerpt :

"The revolutionary teaching system, based on cutting edge learning research, used by thousands of educators around the world"--Cover.

Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids  Fast Track Book

Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids Fast Track


  • Author : Chris Biffle
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-06-30
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 118
  • ISBN 10 : 1721725865

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Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids Fast Track Excerpt :

With joy-filled classrooms in 150 countries, 80,000 Facebook Likes, and 8,000,000 YouTube views, Whole Brain Teaching (WBT) is one of the world's most popular instructional systems. A massive redesign of our previous books, "Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids: Fast Track" features a simplified, Funtricity charged approach to classroom management. By rewarding for improvement, rather than ability, all students, special ed to gifted, benefit from WBT's new, streamlined methods. Discover easy to implement strategies that foster growth in academic talents and social skills, creative techniques that nourish character education and our latest, most powerful games for reforming Beloved Rascals. For rich, vivid, frequently hilarious demonstrations of our methods, explore over 100 classroom videos, at YouTube/ChrisBiffle. What's Whole Brain Teaching? The only education reform movement with a sense of humor.

How People Learn Book
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

How People Learn


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2000-08-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309131971

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How People Learn Excerpt :

First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.

The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook


  • Author : Joan M. Harwell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118937686

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The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook Excerpt :

The third edition of this classic resource is a comprehensive source of information, strategies, and activities for working with learning disabled students. The book offers special educators, classroom teachers, and parents a wealth of new and proven suggestions and ready-to-use materials for helping LD students of all ages learn and perform at their fullest potential.

The Whole Brain Child Book
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

The Whole Brain Child


  • Author : Daniel J. Siegel
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553907254

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The Whole Brain Child Excerpt :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • More than 1 million copies in print! • The authors of No-Drama Discipline and The Yes Brain explain the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures in this pioneering, practical book. “Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D. In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain—and make accessible—the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. The “upstairs brain,” which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-twenties. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. No wonder kids throw tantrums, fight, or sulk in silence. By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child’s brain and foster vital growth. Complete with age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles and illustrations that will help you explain these concepts to your child, The Whole-Brain Child shows you how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that your children can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives. “[A] useful child-rearing resource for the entire family . . . The authors include a fair amount of brain science, but they present it for both adult and child audiences.”—Kirkus Reviews “Strategies for getting a youngster to chill out [with] compassion.”—The Washington Post “This erudite, tender, and funny book is filled with fresh ideas based on the latest neuroscience research. I urge all parents who want kind, happy, and emotionally healthy kids

How Your Child Learns Best Book

How Your Child Learns Best


  • Author : Judy Willis
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402220685

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How Your Child Learns Best Excerpt :

Brain-Based Strategies You Can Use Today to Enhance Your Child's Love of Learning How Your Child Learns Best is a groundbreaking guide for parents that combines the latest brain research with the best classroom practices to reveal scientifically savvy ways to improve your child's success in school. Written by Judy Willis, MD, MEd, a board-certified neurologist who is also a full-time classroom teacher, How Your Child Learns Best shows you not only how to help your child learn schoolwork, but also how to capitalize on the way your child's brain learns best in order to enrich education wherever you are, from the grocery store to the car - a necessity in today's "teach to the test" world. By using everyday household items and enjoyable activities, parents of children ages three to twelve can apply targeted strategies (based on age and learning strength) in key academic areas, including: Reading comprehension Math word problems Test preparation Fractions and decimals Oral reading Reports and projects Science and history Reading motivation Vocabulary Discover how to help your child increase academic focus and success, lower test stress while increasing test scores, increase class participation, foster creativity, and improve attention span, memory, and higher-level thinking. How Your Child Learns Best shows how to maximize your child's brain potential and offers something for every parent who wants the best for his or her child. "At last we parents now have a reference that will help guide us in assisting our children's growth and flowering. This book is what parents have been searching for and need now more than ever." - from the foreword by Goldie Hawn

Create Your Dream Classroom Book

Create Your Dream Classroom


  • Author : Linda Kardamis
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9781490821238

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Create Your Dream Classroom, the perfect resource for Christian teachers, provides tips and strategies to help you do just what the title suggests: create the classroom you've always wanted. This book contains fifty daily readings designed to help new teachers conquer the learning curve and to bring fresh ideas to veterans. Included are hands-on activities, journal prompts, and an interactive experience with a growing community of Christian teachers.

How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior  K 8  Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior K 8


  • Author : Kaye Otten
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470505168

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How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior K 8 Excerpt :

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

The Developing Mind  Second Edition Book

The Developing Mind Second Edition


  • Author : Daniel J. Siegel
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-02-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 506
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462520671

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The Developing Mind Second Edition Excerpt :

Daniel J. Siegel goes beyond the nature and nurture divisions that traditionally have constrained much of our thinking about development, exploring the role of interpersonal relationships in forging key connections in the brain. He presents a groundbreaking new way of thinking about the emergence of the human mind and the process by which each of us becomes a feeling, thinking, remembering individual. Illuminating how and why neurobiology matters. New to This Edition *Incorporates significant scientific and technical advances. *Expanded discussions of cutting-edge topics, including neuroplasticity, epigenetics, mindfulness, and the neural correlates of consciousness. *Useful pedagogical features: pull-outs, diagrams, and a glossary. *Epilogue on domains of integration--specific pathways to well-being and therapeutic change.

Teacher s Field Guide Book

Teacher s Field Guide


  • Author : Kerry Hemms
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-06-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 163
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683501855

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Teacher s Field Guide Excerpt :

Fifty percent of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Of those who stay, most go through periods of burnout. Teachers everywhere start with high hopes of making a difference, but quickly get consumed with all of the unexpected demands, leaving them exhausted and wondering if this whole teaching thing was a good idea. While there are many books focused on curriculum and teaching techniques, Teacher’s Field Guide takes a unique approach by addressing the real-life needs of the teacher who is often left behind and rarely discussed by other books in the marketplace. Teacher’s Field Guide is all about that “other stuff”. It offers tips, tools, and strategies to lessen the stress, and increase the joy in teaching. It supports each teacher in seven important areas of their personal and professional lives: Mindset Management Classroom Management Workload Management People Management Stress Management Self Management Big Picture Management Teachers will discover answers to questions such as: How can I really make a difference when it’s so stressful? What is the simplest and easiest classroom management plan that really works? How do I have a life outside of school when the workload never ends? What is the secret to having great relationships with students, parents, administrators, and colleagues? What’s the deal with burnout? How do I know if I have it, and what should I do if it’s there? Teachers matter, and teachers deserve to be supported and encouraged while they lead our future generations. Teacher’s Field Guide is the personal support teachers everywhere have needed, and guarantees to help reverse the trend that 50% of new teachers quit within their first five years.

I Will Never Get a Star on Mrs  Benson s Blackboard Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

I Will Never Get a Star on Mrs Benson s Blackboard


  • Author : Jennifer K. Mann
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 1643107437

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I Will Never Get a Star on Mrs Benson s Blackboard Excerpt :

Rose's teacher gives stars for spelling, neatness, and giving the right answer, but Rose can't manage to do any of those things. Will she ever get a star from Mrs. Benson? From Booklist: ''This warm, generous outing will appeal to children both with and without a polished sense of self.''

Why Kids Can t Read Book

Why Kids Can t Read


  • Author : Patrick R. Riccards
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-12-18
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475808773

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Why Kids Can t Read Excerpt :

This book takes the reader step-by-step through an understanding of the research on reading and ways in which a single, determined person can make a difference in the learning ability of every student in our nation's schools.

Lost at School Book

Lost at School


  • Author : Ross W. Greene
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-09-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501101496

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Lost at School Excerpt :

The author of The Explosive Child counsels parents and educators on how to best safeguard the interests of children with behavioral, emotional, and social challenges, in a guide that identifies the misunderstandings and practices that are contributing to a growing number of challenged student failures. 60,000 first printing.

Using Technology to Engage Students With Learning Disabilities Book

Using Technology to Engage Students With Learning Disabilities


  • Author : Billy Krakower
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-24
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506318271

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Using Technology to Engage Students With Learning Disabilities Excerpt :

Leverage technology to engage students with learning disabilities! Harness the power of today’s technology to improve learning and engagement for students with learning disabilities. By engaging students with learning disabilities using the technology already at your fingertips, you’ll see your students begin to thrive and grow in exciting new ways. In this volume in the Connected Educators Series, you’ll discover: New ideas for using assistive technology to teach core subjects and study skills How to build positive opportunities for students to show what they know Tools to provide better content accessibility How to help students connect and share through technology tools

The Joyful Classroom Book

The Joyful Classroom


  • Author : Responsive Classroom
  • Publisher : Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2016-03-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781892989833

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The Joyful Classroom Excerpt :

Students learn more—and with more joy—when lessons connect with their lives and interests while challenging them to stretch and grow. In this book, you'll find practical, ready-to-use strategies for creating active and exciting lessons. You'll learn about: Partnering and grouping students for optimum learning Using interactive learning structures such as Maître d' and Swap Meets to support active learning Incorporating acting, drawing, debating, and more into daily lessons while still meeting rigorous learning goals Infusing lessons with choices in what or how to learn to increase students ownership of their learning Incorporating student self-assessment tools to help children monitor and evaluate their own work and identify ways to improve their learning Filled with lesson plans, precise directions for interactive learning structures, planning guides, and more!