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Early Childhood Behavior Set

Includes Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood and CEC’s Division for Early Childhood’s Young Exceptional Children Monograph #15, Addressing Challenging Behaviors.  Buy together and save 15% off the list price!

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Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn

To succeed in school, students need more than subject area knowledge—they often must learn how to learn. Self-regulation, an executive functioning skill, describes the ways that students focus attention on achieving success. Self-regulated learners find personal value in learning, develop effective study habits, welcome challenges, seek help, and use failure as a learning tool. This user-friendly guide makes the process ...

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Integrated Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: Blending RTI and PBIS

Many schools have implemented response to intervention (RTI) and schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) as separate initiatives. This book provides keys to making these programs more effective, seamless, efficient, and sustainable by combining them into a single multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Steps and strategies are outlined for integrating data structures, practices, teams, and district systems. Contributing authors ...

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Cooling Down Your Classroom: Using Yoga, Relaxation and Breathing Strategies to Help Students Learn to Keep Their Cool

Cooling Down Your Classroom offers over 190 pages of yoga-centered wellness designed for teachers interested in cultivating a relaxed classroom environment. Strategies teach students skills that help them recognize and mindfully address their internal and external stressors, thus encouraging higher productivity and focused classroom behavior. By Carla Tantillo. 2012. 194 pages. ISBN 978-0-692-00175-2. #S6211.

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Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood

A CEC-Routledge co-publication, Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood focuses on research-based strategies to address challenging behaviors of children during early childhood and elementary school years. Utilizing research from the fields of neuroscience, child development, child psychiatry, counselling and applied behavior analysis, the author suggests simple strategies for teachers to manage behaviors and promote mental health ...

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Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

Explore the realities behind the headlines concerning children who have been isolated or physically restrained in schools, sometimes resulting in injury or even death. The editors address the legal and ethical issues underlying these practices, and, more importantly, what can be done to move schools away from potentially harmful treatment of children. This valuable resource explores the array of practices ...

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Young Exceptional Children: Addressing Challenging Behaviors

DEC’s Addressing Challenging Behaviors is #15 in its monograph series, Young Exceptional Children. This volume focuses on strategies that address the needs of young children who exhibit challenging behaviors. Topics include promoting social-emotional competence, creating accepting classroom environments, family involvement and collaboration, and more! Edited by Michaelene Ostrosky and Susan Sandall Sandall. 2013. 122 pages ISBN 978-0-9819327-8-1. #S6164 Bundle and save! The ...

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The Teacher’s Guide to Student Mental Health

By understanding child and adolescent mental health issues, general and special education teachers gain additional tools to provide the most successful educational environment for their students. But where can a teacher turn to get reliable information on what they need to know? In The Teacher’s Guide to Student Mental Health, William Dikel, MD, a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist who ...

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The PBIS Team Handbook

  The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior provides solid, detailed guidelines for implementing and sustaining schoolwide positive behavior interventions and supports. Full of engaging anecdotes from expert PBIS coaches, this comprehensive resource helps PBIS teams overcome obstacles to implementation and offers solutions for sustaining a successful program. Customizable forms, checklists, and graphic organizers help readers chart, ...

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When Behavior Makes Learning Hard: Positive Steps for Changing Student Behavior

Ultimately, the goal of any thoughtful behavior plan is to assist students in making changes in their behavioral development so they can access educational opportunities and become independent learners. Using a straightforward team method, When Behavior Makes Learning Hard: Positive Steps for Changing Student Behavior showcases a model for school personnel to evaluate behavior and develop instructional behavior plans for students who ...

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Practical Handbook of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

Accessible and comprehensive, the Practical Handbook of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support shows how to build a schoolwide multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) from the ground up. The MTSS framework encompasses tiered systems such as response to intervention (RTI) and positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS), and is designed to help all K-12 students succeed. The authors discuss every component of ...

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Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports: TEC Collection

This collection of articles from TEACHING Exceptional Children (TEC) provides current descriptions and examples of practices and systems that form a continuum of positive behavior supports for all students. Schoolwide positive behavior supports, classwide practices, school climate and culture evaluations, and systems approach initiatives expand upon the articles originally published in TEC July/August 2008. Original topics covered: schoolwide discipline; classroom ...

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Webinar: Data Collection for Enhanced Academic and Behavioral Instruction

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) The term “data-based decision-making” has become pervasive in education, referring to the use of data to inform and assist decision-making at all levels of schooling including the classroom. Regrettably, calls for data-based decision making rarely come with guidance or training on how to collect and use academic and behavioral ...

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Webinar: Bullying and Suicide: Preventative Measures for Schools

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) Youth suicide is the third leading cause of death for children. Because being bullied is connected to self-harming behavior in children, schools are a logical place to intervene to reduce youth suicide. Yet although every state has passed legislation requiring bullying prevention in schools, only a few states mandate ...

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Webinar: What Principals Need to Know about Discipline and Students with Disabilities

We all want safe schools, and principals need to keep order-and student with disabilities, including emotional and behavioral disorders, need an education. In this program, you’ll hear about steps and strategies principals and assistant principals need to consider in order to implement whole-school discipline plans. You’ll analyze the rules about discipline for students with disabilities, and discover why they can ...

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