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Beyond F. A. T. City ~ DVD

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Beyond F.A.T. city
Call Number: LC 4704 .B49 2005
ISBN: 0793690102
Publication Date: 2005


Compatible Practices for the Classroom: Special Education ~ DVD

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Compatible Practices for the Classroom: Special Education
Call Number: LC 3965 .B65 2008
ISBN: 1934032158
Publication Date: 2008



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Temple Grandin
Call Number: PN 1997 .T7366 2010 DVD


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Assessment for Intervention : a problem-solving approach - Rachel Brown-Chidsey (Editor); Kristina J. Andren (Editor); Patti L. Harrison (Foreword by)
Call Number: LA1013.7.S342011
ISBN: 9781462506873
Publication Date: 2013 2nd ed.
This work provides a complete guide to implementing a wide range of problem-solving assessment methods: functional behavioral assessment, interviews, classroom observations, curriculum-based measurement, rating scales, cognitive instruments and demonstrates the key role of assessment throughout the process of supporting at-risk students, from identifying academic and behavioral problems to planning and monitoring interventions.


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Classroom Instruction That Works: research-based strategies for increasing student achievement - Ceri B. Dean; Elizabeth Ross Hubbell; Howard Pitler; Bj Stone
Call Number: LB 1025.3 .M339 2012
ISBN: 9781416613626
Publication Date: 2012
Classroom Instruction That Works, 2001, inspired teachers to refine their approach to teaching by asking and answering these questions: What works in education? How do we know? How can educational research find its way into the classroom? How can we apply it to help individual students?

Each of the nine instructional strategies that have the most positive effects on teaching and learning is supported with recommended classroom practices, examples of the strategy in use, tips for teaching, and information about using the strategy with today’s learners.


A Survival Guide for New Special Educators ~ Print Book

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A Survival Guide for New Special Educators - Mary T. Brownell; Bonnie S. Billingsley; Maya Israel; Margaret L. Kamman
ISBN: 9781118095683
Publication Date: 2013-04-01
What every special education teacher needs to know to survive and thrive. A Survival Guide for New Special Educators provides relevant, practical information for new special education teachers across a broad range of topic areas.

Drawing on the latest research on special educator effectiveness and retention, this comprehensive, go-to resource addresses the most pressing needs of novice instructors, resource teachers, and inclusion specialists.

Offers research-based, classroom-tested strategies for working with a variety of special needs students Covers everything from preparing for the new school year to behavior management, customizing curriculum, creating effective IEPs, and more Billingsley and Brownell are noted experts in special educator training and support


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Handbook of Reading Interventions - Rollanda E. O'Connor (Editor); Patricia F. Vadasy (Editor)
Call Number: LB 1050.5 .H267 2011
ISBN: 9781609181512
Publication Date: 2011
Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays.


Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards ~ Print Book

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Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards: Strategies for Success in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms - Deborah L. Voltz; Michele Jean Sims; Betty Nelson
ISBN: 9781416610243
Publication Date: 2010
Creating and sustaining a classroom where every learner succeeds is a challenge for any teacher especially when the elements of diversity and inclusion are added to the mix.

How can teachers differentiate instruction in ways that help all students meet standards and develop lifelong learning skills?

In this book, you'll learn how to:
*Select the best instructional methods and materials for diverse learners

*Create classrooms that are welcoming, practical, and conducive to learning

*Develop classroom content that allows every student to achieve standards while meeting the individual needs of diverse learners

*Collaborate effectively with fellow teachers and education specialists

*Administer assessments that challenge and accommodate diverse learners


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Finnish Lessons: what can the world learn from educational change in Finland? - Pasi Sahlberg
Call Number: LA 1013.7 .S34 2011
ISBN: 9780807752579
Publication Date: 2011
A first-hand, comprehensive account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past three decades, the author traces the evolution of Finnish education policies and highlights how they differ from the United States and other industrialized countries. He shows how rather than relying on competition, choice, and external testing of students, education reforms in Finland focus on professionalizing teachers' work, developing instructional leadership in schools, and enhancing trust in teachers and schools.



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The Science of Making Friends, (w/DVD) - Elizabeth Laugeson; John Elder Robison (Foreword by)
Call Number: eBook See the catalog
ISBN: 1118127218
Publication Date: 2013
The groundbreaking book that puts the focus on teens and young adults with social challenges. This book offers parents a step-by-step guide to making and keeping friends for teens and young adults with social challenges--such as those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, bipolar, or other conditions.

With the book's concrete rules and steps of social etiquette, parents will be able to assist in improving conversational skills, expanding social opportunities, and developing strategies for handling peer rejection.


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