New Arrivals: Child Study: LB 1101 - LB 1139.1999
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© 2013,This book shows teachers and other human service professionals working in school settings how to employ non-aversive, behavior analysis principles in classrooms and other school settings. Marked by its clear writing and multitude of real-classroom examples, this book is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education, special education, school psychology, and school counseling. Behavior Analysis for Effective Teaching makes a perfect text for one of the five required courses for the Credentialing Exam of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB). Outstanding features include: * A classroom focus that seamlessly integrates behavior management with effective classroom instruction. * Up-to-date research covering topics such as tag teaching, precision teaching, verbal behavior, autism, and computer-aided instruction. * Pedagogical strategies including in-chapter quizzes and problem-solving exercises. * A companion website featuring instructor test banks, illustrative videos, and further resources.
© 2014,Writing allows people to convey information to others who are remote in time and space, vastly increasing the range over which people can cooperate and the amount they can learn. Mastering the writing system of one's language is crucial for success in a modern society. This book examines howchildren learn to write words. It provides a theoretical framework that integrates findings from a wide range of age groups - from children who are producing their first scribbles to experienced spellers who are writing complex words. To set the stage for these discussions, early chapters of thebook consider the nature of writing systems and the nature of learning itself. The following chapters review various aspects of orthographic development, including the learning of symbol shapes and punctuation. Each chapter reviews research with learners of a variety of languages and writing systems, revealing underlying similarities. Discussions of how orthography is andshould be taught are incorporated into each chapter, making the book of interest to educators as well as to psychologists, cognitive scientists, and linguists. This book is unique in the range of topics and languages that it covers and the degree to which it integrates linguistic insights about thenature of writing systems with discussions of how people learn to use these systems. It is written in a scholarly yet accessible manner, making it suited for a wide audience.
© 2014,Grounded in cutting-edge developmental research, this book examines what school readiness entails and how it can be improved. Compelling longitudinal findings are presented on the benefits of early intervention for preschoolers at risk due to poverty and other factors. The volume identifies the cognitive, language, behavioral, motor, and socioemotional skills that enable young children to function successfully in school contexts. It explores specific ways in which school- and family-based interventions e" including programs that target reading and language, math, self-regulation, and social-emotional development e" can contribute to school readiness. The book also addresses challenges in the large-scale dissemination of evidence-based practices.
Prevent-teach-reinforce for young children : the early childhood model of individualized positive behavior support© 2013,Now early childhood professionals have their own guide to the popular Prevent-Teach-Reinforce (PTR) model--the research-proven, family-centered approach used in schools nationwide to resolve challenging behaviors. Developed by top behavior experts, this practical, reader-friendly guidebook shows you how to improve the social-emotional development and prevent challenging behaviors of young children in preschool settings by: Preventing behavior problems Teaching proactive communication and social skills Reinforcing positive behavior A highly effective approach drawn from the research and principles of applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support, Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children will help you resolve persistent challenging behaviors address problem behaviors common in younger children set individualized goals for children conduct family-centered assessment and intervention help children with and without disabilities work effectively with diverse families collect reliable data and use it to inform next steps The CD-ROM includes planning forms and worksheets tailored for early childhood programs, including a Goal Sheet, Daily Log, Behavior Rating Scale, Intervention Menu, and Team Implementation Guide. And four detailed case examples walk you through the PTR-YC steps and implementation. Ideal for a wide range of early childhood settings--including preschools, Head Start, and child care programs--this practical guide will help you resolve even the toughest behavior challenges in young children. A featured book in our Better Behavior Kit! See which domain of school readiness in the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework this book addresses.