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Teaching Tough Kids This stimulating book shows teachers how to: build student connectedness to learning; set achievable goals for each individual child; support emotional stability; strengthen organisation patterns; address behavioural issues; improve homework planning; create friendships and deal with bullying. Teaching Tough Kids takes a particularly close focus on students identified with Learning Disability, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Asperger Syndrome.
Publication Date: 2010
Dealing with Bullying This book identifies the various forms of bullying, explains its causes and effects, and presents advice on how to develop strategies in schools, workplaces and online to deal with bullying behaviour. Banish bullying – don’t put up with it, deal with it. 3 chapters: Bullying at school; Cyberbullying; Bullying at work.
Bullying and Young People Bullying involves one or more people repeatedly and deliberately harming, threatening or frightening someone with words, behaviour or actions. Bullying can be insistent and insidious and have devastating impacts on not just victims, but everyone involved. Bullying is, unfortunately, common among young Australians at school, online and via mobile phones. This book identifies the various forms of bullying, explains its causes and effects, and presents advice on school anti-bullying strategies and how to tackle cyberbullying. Whether you are an educator, student, parent, bystander, offender or victim, there is an abundance of helpful information in this book to assist in understanding bullying and how to deal with it. Bullying is not okay, and should never be accepted as a regular part of growing up.
What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education (2014) This unique book will be an invaluable resource for educators who may not have the time or the inclination to engage with theory-heavy research, but who wish to ensure that their teaching strategies are up-to-the-minute and proven to be the most effective best practices.
Call Number: 371.9 MIT
Practising positivity in the classroom (2012) Identifying the tricky ones -- Identifying the behaviours you want, rather than those you don't want -- The motivator: what influences your choices everyday? -- Finding time to capture the moment -- Finding the system to celebrate the moments -- Taking the time to reflect: you are changing a child's life.
Practical Positivity in the Classroom provides teachers with a user-friendly, practical resource for approaching challenging behaviour issues and classroom management. It demonstrates valuable, usable strategies that promote student behaviour ownership, responsibility and respect through positive mediation and calm, controlled responses to situations.
Call Number: 371.1024 GRE
What to Do with the Kid Who... (2008) "This essential guide uncovers current theories and research on classroom management and provides a wide range of user-friendly methods to help teachers proactively address common disciplinary issues before they become major problems. Educators will learn how to establish a warm classroom climate that fosters a spirit of cooperation, respect, and love for learning while encouraging students to interact courteously with their teachers and peers." - back cover
Call Number: 371.1024 BUR