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Dyslexia: Strategies, Supports and Interventions, 2nd Edition

Intense, explicit and systematic instruction in reading and writing is essential to helping students with dyslexia and related learning disabilities succeed in their academic careers and beyond. This updated and expanded second edition of the laminated reference guide Dyslexia: Strategies, Supports and Interventions by Sandra Rief offers teachers practical classroom strategies and proven accommodations for addressing the language and literacy ...

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Cultivating a Growth Mindset in Students

Why do some highly capable students not excel in school while others achieve great success? Why do some individuals consistently exert effort when faced with challenges while others give up? And what can teachers do to help ensure all learners work hard and meet their full potential? The answer comes down to mindset. This quick-reference laminated guide looks at the ...

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Transition to Adulthood for Students with Disabilities

The transition to adulthood after high school graduation is a critical juncture for students with disabilities. Educators need to help parents and students start preparing for this transition long before high school, when a formal transition plan is legally required in a student’s IEP. Effective transition planning is a long-term, ongoing process that can greatly influence the lifelong outcomes of ...

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Social Skills: Effective Instruction for Exceptional Learners

In every category of exceptional learners, there are some learners who struggle with social skills. This guide provides PreK – 5th grade teachers with evidence-based, practical, teacher-friendly, strategies for helping children with special needs build social skills. Written by experienced classroom teachers, this guide recommends interventions for strengthening important social skills, including communication, conflict resolution, and team building skills. It ...

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Inclusion Succeeds with Effective Strategies and Collaboration, Grades 6-12

Inclusion succeeds when teachers use diverse instructional strategies, scaffolding, multiple types of instructional supports, and ongoing formal and informal assessments to deliver curriculum standards. At the middle school and high school level, successful inclusion also entails promoting the development of social and emotional skills, self-efficacy, self-esteem, and personal identity in adolescent students. This newly updated and expanded laminated reference guides ...

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Differentiated Instruction: Creating Inclusive Classrooms

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ADHD & LD: Classroom Strategies At Your Fingertips

ADHD & LD: Classroom Strategies at Your Fingertips is an invaluable quick-reference classroom tool for teachers, paraeducators/paraprofessionals, and all who serve students with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and other learning disabilities (LD) in schools. This newly updated, six-page (tri-fold) laminated guide by Sandra Rief is also an excellent teacher-training / professional development resource for educators ...

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PBIS: Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

This reference guide by Christine Ditrano provides both school wide, as well as classroom strategies for preventing disruptive behavior and enhancing a school’s organizational climate using Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, or PBIS. The multi-tiered PBIS problem-solving model is proactive and flexible, and provides a unifying framework for all school improvement efforts. It consists of four elements: Data for decision ...

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MTSS: Collaborative Implementation – How it Works, What it Takes

Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) is a coherent continuum of evidence-based, system-wide practices to support a rapid response to academic and behavioral needs, with frequent data-based monitoring for instructional decision making to promote the achievement of high standards. MTSS involves the integration of student supports, including Response to Intervention (RtI), into one coherent system of instruction, assessment, and intervention driven ...

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Assistive Technology: What Every Educator Needs to Know

This reference guide is designed to help educators better understand the value of assistive technology (AT) in increasing all students’ access to the general education curriculum and improving the teaching/learning process for students with special education needs. In this guide, Brian Friedlander shows how incorporating AT can help them teachers incorporate the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and ...

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Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education

Please note: Orders placed now for the Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education will be filled as soon as possible, but may not ship until October 31, 2018. Thank you for your patience.  The Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education brings together research informing practice in leading special education from preschool through transition into postsecondary settings. The ...

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The Special Educator’s Toolkit: Everything You Need to Organize, Manage, and Monitor Your Classroom

Overwhelmed special educators: Reduce your stress and support student success with this practical toolkit for whole-classroom organization. A lifesaver for special educators in any K–12 setting, this book-and-CD set will help teachers expertly manage everything, from schedules and paperwork to student supports and behavior plans. By Cindy Golden. 2012. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-59857-097-7. #BP217.  

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Early Social-Emotional Development: Your Guide to Promoting Children’s Positive Behavior

With expulsion rates three times higher in pre-K classrooms than in K–12 classrooms*, behavior is one of the biggest and most pressing challenges faced by early childhood educators and providers. Find research-based guidance and strategies in this book, an essential resource for professionals working with children from birth to age 5. You’ll start with a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of early ...

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Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: A Teacher’s Guide

To prevent and resolve common behavior problems in young children, early childhood teachers need a full understanding of what’s behind the behaviors and strategies that really work. This complete professional development package gives pre- and in-service educators the practical help they’ve been waiting for. Taking a “big picture” approach to this critical topic, this book-and-CD set illuminates the diverse influences ...

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The Early Intervention Teaming Handbook: The Primary Service Provider Approach

Early childhood professionals: looking for an effective way to ensure coordinated, family-centered services for young children and families? Discover the why and how of the primary service provider (PSP) approach to teaming, the widely used, evidence-based model that more and more states are adopting to strengthen care and services and improve family outcomes. Developed by the early childhood experts who ...

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