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Co-Teaching for English Learners. A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection

Teacher collaboration isn’t an option, it’s a MUST! The proof is borne out by any assessment: our non-native speakers learn faster and achieve more when general ed teachers and EL specialists co-plan and co-deliver instruction in the very same classroom. Whether you’re new to co-teaching or just see room for improvement in your practice, this practical handbook delivers every technique ...

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Play-Based Interventions for Childhood Anxieties, Fears, and Phobias

Illustrating the power of play for helping children overcome a wide variety of worries, fears, and phobias, this book provides a toolkit of play therapy approaches and techniques. Coverage encompasses everyday fears and worries in 3- to 12-year-olds as well as anxiety disorders and posttraumatic problems. Leading practitioners describe their approaches step by step and share vivid illustrative case material. ...

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School-Based Observation: A Practical Guide to Assessing Student Behavior

Widely used to assess social–emotional and behavioral referral concerns in grades PreK–12, systematic direct observation is an essential skill for school psychologists and other educators. This accessible book helps practitioners conduct reliable, accurate observations using the best available tools. Chapters present effective coding systems for assessing student classroom behavior, the classroom environment, behavior in non-classroom settings, and behavior in a ...

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Phonological Awareness (2nd ed.)

Translating cutting-edge research into practical recommendations for assessment and instruction, this book has helped thousands of readers understand the key role of phonological awareness in the development of reading, writing, and spelling. It clearly shows how children’s knowledge about the sound structure of spoken language contributes to literacy acquisition. Evidence-based strategies are described for enhancing all learners’ phonological awareness and ...

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Seven Essentials for Family–Professional Partnerships in Early Intervention

Family–professional partnerships are essential to early intervention practice (birth–age 3). However, building and sustaining these partnerships is complex work. This book is about digging deeper and looking closer at what it takes to have successful relationships with each and every family. The authors explore seven partnership concepts, brought to life through the words and perspectives of families and professionals themselves. ...

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Transitioning to College: A Guide for Students with Disabilities (2nd edition)

School personnel, parents, and high school students with disabilities will all benefit from this new and expanded (6-page) laminated guide. It offers detailed suggestions of ways students with disabilities can start preparing for the transition to college as early as freshman year of high school.   By Elizabeth C. Hamblet. 2017. 6 pages. ISBN 978-1-93853-982-4. #S6286. Save Save

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