Early Intervention Games

Early Intervention Games Author Barbara Sher
ISBN-10 0470528508
Year 2009-10-02
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills Barbara Sher, an expert occupational therapist and teacher, has written a handy resource filled with games to play with young children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other sensory processing disorders (SPD). The games are designed to help children feel comfortable in social situations and teach other basic lessons including beginning and end, spatial relationships, hand-eye coordination, and more. Games can also be used in regular classrooms to encourage inclusion. A collection of fun, simple games that can improve the lives of children with ASD or other SPDs. Games can be played by parents or teachers and with individual children or groups. Games are designed to make children more comfortable in social situations and to develop motor and language skills Also included are a variety of interactive games to play in water, whether in a backyard kiddie pool, community swimming pool, or lake All the games are easy-to-do, utilizing common, inexpensive materials, and include several variations and modifications

Brain Based Early Learning Activities

Brain Based Early Learning Activities Author Nikki Darling-Kuria
ISBN-10 9781605543208
Year 2010-03-19
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Redleaf Press
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Brain-based learning involves both hemispheres of children's brains working together, resulting in stronger, more meaningful learning experiences. Each fun activity in this book is designed to promote brain-based learning in the areas of language, mathematics, science, art, music, and the environment, and encourages physical, social, and emotional development. Each activity includes a materials list, extension activities, variations for multi-sensory exploration, components for diversity, and an explanation of the brain connections being made. Brain-Based Early Learning Activities also includes a comprehensive overview of early brain development and how to create a brain-based early learning environment.

How People Learn

How People Learn Author National Research Council
ISBN-10 9780309131971
Year 2000-08-11
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher National Academies Press
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First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.

Energize Your Training

Energize Your Training Author Robert W. Lucas
ISBN-10 9781562866938
Year 2010-03-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher American Society for Training and Development
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Well, now you can. You'll find yourself energized by the variety of ingenious methods you can use to improve your delivery and create an invigorating, memorable, results-focused training program. With Energize Your Training at your fingertips, you can help learners succeed and earn yourself a reputation for effective teaching with "never a dull moment." Book jacket.

Energizing Brain Breaks

Energizing Brain Breaks Author David Sladkey
ISBN-10 9781452268125
Year 2013-01-15
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Corwin Press
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Glazed look in your students' eyes? This full-color flip book contains 50 quick, highly effective, classroom-tested brain breaks with photos, directions, and online videos.

Educating Everybody s Children

Educating Everybody s Children Author Robert W. Cole
ISBN-10 9781416612490
Year 2008-06-15
Pages 295
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind them are the foundation of this expanded and revised second edition of Educating Everybody's Children. Each strategy discussed in the book includes classroom examples and a list of the research studies that support it. The most important thing we have learned as a result of the education reform movement is that student achievement stands or falls on the motivation and skills of teachers. We must ensure that all teachers are capable of delivering a standards?based curriculum that describes what students should know and be able to do, and that these standards are delivered by means of a rich and engaging "pedagogy of plenty." By these two acts we can ensure that all schools will be ready and able to educate everybody's children.

The Creative Family

The Creative Family Author Amanda Blake Soule
ISBN-10 9781590304716
Year 2008
Pages 212
Language en
Publisher Shambhala Publications
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Between work and school, music lessons, and sports practice, there is less and less time to connect as a family. Those few moments together are often spent making meals, doing homework, or watching TV. In this inspiring book, Amanda Soule, a young mother of three, presents simple ways to use arts and crafts and other forms of creativity to deepen family connections. For parents of all backgrounds, The Creative Family offers unique creative activities for the whole family. The range of projects includes: imaginative play such as dress-up, home theater, and parlor games; arts and crafts such as family drawing time and knitting with children; nature explorations such as creating garden journals and using natural toys; and family celebrations that include making music and displaying children's art. These fun and engaging alternatives to television, video games, and the computer are meant to captivate children's imaginations, celebrate their achievements, and express love and gratitude as a family.

Bloom

Bloom Author Lynne Kenney
ISBN-10 1936268825
Year 2015-04
Pages 238
Language en
Publisher Unhooked Books
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A dynamic and growth-oriented approach to parenting that helps each child flourish and bloom to their fullest in life.

How Children Learn

How Children Learn Author John Holt
ISBN-10 9780786746903
Year 2009-04-20
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, “learning is as natural as breathing.” In this delightful yet profound book, he looks at how we learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how we can nurture and encourage these natural abilities in our children.”

Mind Brain and Education Science A Comprehensive Guide to the New Brain Based Teaching

Mind  Brain  and Education Science  A Comprehensive Guide to the New Brain Based Teaching Author Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa
ISBN-10 9780393706819
Year 2010-12-20
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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Establishing the parameters and goals of the new field of mind, brain, and education science. A groundbreaking work, Mind, Brain, and Education Science explains the new transdisciplinary academic field that has grown out of the intersection of neuroscience, education, and psychology. The trend in “brain-based teaching” has been growing for the past twenty years and has exploded in the past five to become the most authoritative pedagogy for best learning results. Aimed at teachers, teacher trainers and policy makers, and anyone interested in the future of education in America and beyond, Mind, Brain, and Education Science responds to the clamor for help in identifying what information could and should apply in classrooms with confidence, and what information is simply commercial hype. Combining an exhaustive review of the literature, as well as interviews with over twenty thought leaders in the field from six different countries, this book describes the birth and future of this new and groundbreaking discipline. Mind, Brain, and Education Science looks at the foundations, standards, and history of the field, outlining the ways that new information should be judged. Well-established information is elegantly separated from “neuromyths” to help teachers split the wheat from the chaff in classroom planning, instruction and teaching methodology.

Ready Set Remember

Ready  Set  Remember Author Beatrice Mense
ISBN-10 9780864314680
Year 2005-11-18
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Aust Council for Ed Research
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Helps teachers identify children with auditory difficulties in the age range 5-8, before referring them to an appropriate health professional.