tagline
WETA
For Professionals

Recommended Books

Teaching Writing in Mixed-Language Classrooms: Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students (K-5)
Teaching Writing in Mixed-Language Classrooms: Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students (K-5)
By: Joanne Yatvin
Scholastic Teaching Resources
(2009)

In this book, Joanne Yatvin offers a variety of techniques for teaching writing that will motivate all students, while also providing ELLs with the supports they need. The techniques include using patterns — song, rhymes, and playground games; short forms, such as slogans and mottos; frames for scaffolding standard writing forms like letters and invitations; and highly structured genres, such as fairy tales and legends. These engaging structured writing experiences will help all students develop the skills they need to write with confidence.

Teaching Writing With Latino/a Students: Lessons Learned at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Teaching Writing With Latino/a Students: Lessons Learned at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
By: Cristina Kirklighter, Diana Cardenas , Susan Wolff Murphy
State University of New York Press
(2007)

This collection of essays, qualitative studies, and conversations explores the challenges and opportunities of writing instruction at two- and four-year colleges with at least 25% Hispanic enrollments. The authors — all experienced educators — address the geographic and cultural differences among Latino student populations that inform their attitudes toward writing, as well as their identities as learners; the complex relationship between educators and learners; and the challenges of developing a writing pedagogy that supports these learners. This title is a thought-provoking read and an important title for educators seeking to improve their writing curricula for older English Learners.

Teaching Young Children in Multicultural Classrooms
Teaching Young Children in Multicultural Classrooms
By: Wilma Robles de Meléndez, Vesna Beck
Wadsworth Publishing
(2009)

Product Description: This book is a comprehensive text on the historical, theoretical, political, and sociological aspects of multicultural education as it relates to young children. The text provides practical guidelines, curriculum suggestions, and techniques for use in the classroom. This third edition includes updated content on demographics, children with special needs, and children's book lists. Readers will also follow Barbara, a kindergarten teacher, through the chapters to see how she handles the dilemmas and issues that arise in her day-to-day work.

That's Like Me!
That's Like Me!
By: Jill Lauren

What do a trapeze artist, an Arctic explorer, and a soccer player have in common? Meet the fifteen kids and adults profiled in That s Like Me!, a collection of first-person accounts of successful people who learn differently. Whether it was reading, math, writing, or speech problems, each person shares his or her inspiring story of facing the challenge of school, while pursuing important goals. An invaluable resource list for adults and students included, as well as a place for kids to write their own success stories.

The Achievement Test Desk Reference: Comprehensive Assessment and Learning Disabilities
The Achievement Test Desk Reference: Comprehensive Assessment and Learning Disabilities
By: Dawn P. Flanagan, Samuel O. Ortiz , Vincent C. Alfonso , Jennifer T. Mascolo

The Achievement Test Desk Reference is the first book to link the practice of academic and learning disability assessment within the context of a broad-based psychoeducational evaluation process that is grounded in the widely accepted and well-validated CHC theory. The completely revised Second Edition includes detailed, up-to-date descriptions and critical reviews of more than 50 published achievement tests and features a comprehensive, innovative framework for evaluating learning disabilities.

The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders
The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders
By: Sandra F. Rief

This book is filled with the strategies, supports, and interventions that have been found to be the most effective in minimizing the problems and optimizing the success of children and teens with ADHD. In addition, the easy-to-use 8 1/2 x 11 lay-flat format is filled with reproducible checklists, forms, tools, and resources.

The Behavior Disorder IEP Companion
The Behavior Disorder IEP Companion
By: Molly Lyle Brown

Save time planning and writing IEP goals! Useful in both the special ed and regular classroom, this comprehensive resource provides you with IEP goals, interventions, and strategies for your students with behavioral difficulties. Set a course for your students to succeed in the classroom and in daily social situations.

The Best for Our Children: Critical Perspectives on Literacy for Latino Students
The Best for Our Children: Critical Perspectives on Literacy for Latino Students
By: Maria de la Luz Reyes , John J. Halcón
Teachers College Press

In this intriguing text, Reyes and Halcón present the perspectives of prominent Latino researchers and educators on issues related to literacy development for PreK-12 Latino students. The focus throughout is on the critical need for learning environments in which Latino students' culture and language are respected and nurtured. What makes this volume unique is that each of the authors can draw upon his or her own personal experience in discussing such topics as bilingualism and biliteracy, engaging adolescent readers, and academic underachievement.

The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander
The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander
By: Barbara Coloroso

It's a deadly triad: bullies who terrorize, bullied kids who are afraid to tell, bystanders who watch, participate, or look away, and adults who dismiss the incidents as a normal part of childhood. Drawing on her decades of work with youth, this practical book by bestselling parenting educator Barbara Coloroso explains the three kinds of bullying, the differences between boy and girl bullies, four abilities that protect your child from succumbing to bullying, seven steps to take if your child is a bully, how to help the bullied child heal and effectively discipline the bully, how to evaluate a school's antibullying policy and much more.

The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth
The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth
By: Stanley I. Greenspan, MD, Serena Wieder , Robin Simons

In this essential work the authors lay out a complete, step-by-step approach for parents, educators, and others who work with developmental problems. Covering all kinds of disabilities — including autism, PPD, language and speech problems, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and ADD — the authors offer a new understanding of the nature of these challenges and also specific ways of helping children extend their intellectual and emotional potential. The authors first show how to move beyond labels to observe the unique profile — strengths and problems — of the individual child. Next, they demonstrate the techniques necessary to help the child not only reach key milestones but also develop new emotional and intellectual capacities.

Go to page:   |<   <<   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   >>   >|

Proceeds from the sale of books purchased from our recommended books section can help support LD OnLine.