New Arrivals

Current Trends and Legal Issues in Special Education

School leaders and special educators are expected to be experts on all levels of special education law and services, types of disability, and aspects of academic and functional programming.  With the increasing demands of the job and the ever-changing legal and educational climate, many administrators and teachers are overwhelmed, and few feel adequately prepared to meet the demands. Current Trends ...

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Don’t Suspend Me! An Alternative Discipline Toolkit

Learn how alternative discipline methods can create long-term change. Suspensions don’t work. They don’t improve behavior and they don’t address the social-emotional needs of students. It is time to change the culture of discipline in schools. There are better, alternative discipline methods that can create positive, meaningful long-term changes in the behavior of challenging students. Aligned with educational law, Don’t ...

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Building Resilience in Students Impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences

Use trauma-informed strategies to give students the skills and support they need to succeed in school and life. Nearly half of all children have been exposed to at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), such as poverty, divorce, neglect, homelessness, substance abuse, domestic violence, or parent incarceration. These students often enter school with behaviors that don’t blend well with the ...

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Start With the Heart

Start with the heart to build a school climate in which achievement will flourish. You can build an empathetic school culture that promotes genuine acceptance of one another, an appreciation for diversity, and an intrinsic desire to contribute and grow academically-a school environment that is inviting, positive, and engaging! In this easy-to-read, inspiring book, educational consultant and former high school ...

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Developing Expert Learners

Finally – a roadmap for growing students’ confidence and competence in learning. We strive to empower our students to lead their own inquiry, discover knowledge, and construct approaches to solving real-life challenges. Often, though, we make the mistake of designing learning experiences that burden students with the unrealistic expectation of expertise that hasn’t yet been developed. The solution: proper scaffolding ...

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Leading for Change Through Whole-School Social-Emotional Learning

Develop and cultivate a positive school culture! Calling all change agents! If you are hoping to join other schools and districts across the country that are adopting Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) programs and practices to improve student outcomes and teacher capacity, then you’ve found the right book. Let Jennifer Rogers share her specialized experience in developing and implementing behavioral and social-emotional ...

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Don’t Suspend Me! & PBIS Handbook Bundle

A complete set for building a behavior system that meets students’ social-emotional learning needs! This bundle includes the popular Don’t Suspend Me! Alternative Discipline Toolkit book plus the three PBIS Handbooks: Tier One, Tier Two, and Tier Three. Students can’t learn if their social-emotional needs aren’t being met. Now more than ever, schools play a critical role in students’ social ...

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The PBIS Tier Two Handbook: A Practical Approach to Implementing Targeted Interventions

Move away from one-size-fits-all support-to targeted interventions that work. In this highly anticipated follow-up to The PBIS Tier One Handbook, you’ll find everything you need to continue transforming support in your school. Where that book focused on establishing schoolwide behavior systems, this volume addresses interventions that target specific student needs. No more fitting square pegs in round holes-instead you’ll develop ...

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The PBIS Tier One Handbook: A Practical Approach to Implementing the Champion Model

Harness the proactive power of PBIS to improve student behavior. More punishment won’t improve student behavior. Now, there’s a better way: The Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Champion Model. Through this breakthrough alternative, schools have reduced disciplinary incidences by 50% or more by implementing proactive, school-wide prevention practices. This research-based, action-oriented framework written by leading experts in PBIS implementation, ...

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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Young Children

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) is a framework for delivering effective and efficient services and supports to meet the needs of all young children and their families so they can achieve essential developmental and early academic learning outcomes. With this evidence-based planning book and video set, you’ll discover how to design, implement, and monitor successful MTSS for children ages 3–5 ...

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Launching a Career in Special Education

For new special educators, navigating the first few years on the job can be a challenge. This positive and practical resource is your friendly guide to taking what you learned in your teacher prep program and applying it successfully in your classroom. Developed by two special education experts with decades of experience, this book gives you a complete action plan ...

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Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools

In the U.S., at least one in four youth experiences trauma severe enough to negatively affect their school success. You can give hope and help to these students with this reader-friendly how-to guide — your springboard for building responsive, trauma-sensitive pre-K–12 schools. Drawing on her extensive experience as a school counselor, trainer, and mother, trauma expert Jen Alexander delivers a ...

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10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties

Brain-friendly strategies to help all students become lifelong readers. Learning to read is more than just an educational issue; it’s a social justice issue. Did you know that struggling readers are twice as likely as their peers to drop out of high school? Through time-tested, research-based neurocognitive teaching strategies, 10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students with Reading Difficulties will enable ...

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The PBIS Tier Three Handbook: A Practical Guide

Help students with the toughest behavior challenges. Round out your school’s PBIS system with this comprehensive guide! You’ve already established school-wide behavior systems and developed solutions for at-risk students-now you’ll implement effective interventions for students with the most challenging behavior needs. Like companion volumes The PBIS Tier One Handbook and The PBIS Tier Two Handbook, this interactive resource takes you ...

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Four-Book Set on Educating Students With Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder

CEC, in partnership with the CEC Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD), published a four-book set titled Educating Students With Intellectual Disability and Autism Disorder. The set is a comprehensive resource, providing educators with the most up-to-date information on what works in real classrooms with real students. The books in the series describe day-to-day strategies and practices based on ...

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