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By James P. Byrnes. 2021
This integrative text spotlights what educators need to know about children's cognitive development across grade levels (PreK-12) and content areas.…The book provides a concise introduction to developmental neuroscience and theories of learning. Chapters on general cognitive abilities probe such crucial questions as what children are capable of remembering at different ages, what explains differences in effort and persistence, and how intelligence and aptitudes relate to learning. Domain-specific chapters focus on the development of key academic skills in reading, writing, math, science, and history. Multiple influences on academic achievement and motivation are explored, including school, family, cultural, and socioeconomic factors. Each chapter concludes with clear implications for curriculum and instruction.
Noted for providing everything needed to develop individualized positive behavior support (PBS) plans for students with pervasive behavioral challenges, this…authoritative guide has been revised and expanded to reflect 15 years of changes in the field. The book walks practitioners through the PBS process, emphasizing a team-based approach and presenting assessment procedures, intervention strategies, and guiding questions. Detailed case examples illustrate ways to meet the diverse needs of students across abilities, grade levels (PreK–12), and problem behaviors. In a convenient large-size format, the book follows the sequence of a typical PBS course, making it ideal for use in teaching and training. New to This Edition *Incorporates current tools and practices within an expanded, whole-school PBS approach. *Chapters on multi-tiered systems of support and the fundamentals of classroom management. *Chapter on writing, monitoring, and evaluating a complete PBS plan. *Two extended case examples that run through many of the chapters. *&“Commentaries from the Field&” in which leading experts reflect on the contributions, challenges, and future directions of PBS.
By Christopher Freeman. 2009
By Constance Barter. 2010
An astonishingly moving and mature account of a young woman's struggle with anorexia nervosa, a serious mental illness affecting 1.1…million people in the UK. At fourteen years of age, Constance Barter was admitted as an in-patient to a specialist eating disorders unit where she remained for seven months. During that time, she kept a diary which sheds light on what it means to have anorexia, how it affects your life, and how it is not just a faddy diet or attention seeking disorder. Constance is an example to anyone suffering from this potentially life-threatening illness that with perseverance and support it can be beaten and sufferers can go on and lead a fulfilling, everyday life. This inspirational diary will help and inspire other sufferers to seek help and overcome their illness as well as providing an invaluable insight into the nature of the illness to families and friends.
By Elaine Beaumont, Mary Welford. 2020
Growing up is a juggling act. Our bodies and hormones change, usually at the same time as important decisions about…our future need to be made. We often put extra pressure on ourselves, compare ourselves unfavourably to others and excessively worry about what other people think. Add in exams, interviews, relationships, social media, peer pressure, celebrity culture and everyday stressors, and it's no wonder our wellbeing can take a nosedive. The Kindness Workbook is a modern-day guide to help people navigate such complex times and combines amazing ideas and practices from a variety of therapies including: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Counselling and Expressive Therapy. Using creative exercises, examples and prompts, TheKindnessWorkbook teaches the skills of problem-solving using guided imagery, mindfulness, mind maps, vision boards, letter-writing, music, physical activity, drama and art. It has a number of icons to help signpost different sections and has eye-catching illustrations and worksheets, all of which aim to give your wellbeing a boost. A must-have book for young people and anyone working with young people to enhance wellbeing. Your kindness journey starts right here. So, it's time to become your own best friend, instead of your own worst enemy.
By Patricia Graham, Christopher Freeman. 2019
Break free from the vicious cycle of anorexia nervosaAnorexia nervosa affects both men and women, of all age groups and…social classes, internationally. For both the sufferer and the friends and family who care for them, the impact of the illness can be devastating. However, it can be treated effectively using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).This self-help book provides support to battle this notorious and widespread eating disorder and has been used effectively with many patients in clinical settings. Using CBT techniques, you will learn to:Understand the many forms and causes of anorexia nervosaChallenge negative thinking and behaviourImprove your body imageDevelop coping strategies for the futureThese clinically proven tools form a complete recovery programme, with practical exercises and worksheets.Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well scheme.Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper
By Tom Butler-Bowdon. 2006
50 Psychology Classics is a thinking person's guide to popular psychology. In a journey that spans 50 books, hundreds of…ideas, and over a century in time, it explores important contemporary writings such as Gladwell's Blink and Seligman's Authentic Happiness as well as wisdom from key figures in psychology's development. Includes commentaries, biographical information, and a guide for further reading.
By Rose Ellen Dix, Rosie Spaughton. 2018
Rose and Rosie are known for their candid and hilarious YouTube videos... but now they are taking oversharing to a…whole new level. Discussing sexuality, revealing secrets and empowering others, OVERSHARE is a book packed with Rose and Rosie's unique take on friendships, fame, mental health and LGBT issues.As visibly out members of the LGBT community, they open up about their own experiences, both together and as individuals, and have written this book in the hope that it gives strength to those who have faced similar difficulties. They are spreading a message of positivity and inclusivity, and want everyone to feel comfortable in their own skin, no matter what their sexuality. Delve deep into the unfiltered highs and lows of Rose and Rosie's life: family relationships, secrets of a happy marriage, struggles with OCD and anxiety, finding love and navigating the world as a gay couple. Get ready to laugh, cry, cringe and OVERSHARE.
By Christine Brain. 2020
Reinforce understanding throughout the course with clear topic summaries and sample questions and answers to help students target higher grades.Written…by experienced teacher and subject expert Christine Brain, our Student Guides are divided into two key sections - content guidance, and sample questions and answers.Content guidance will:- - Develop understanding of key concepts and terminology; this guide covers psychological skills, including methods, a synoptic review of studies, issues and debates.- Consolidate knowledge with 'knowledge check questions' at the end of each topic and answers in the back of the book.Sample questions and answers will:- - Build understanding of the different question types, so that students can approach each question with confidence.- - Enable students to target top grades in Paper 3 with sample answers and commentary explaining exactly why marks have been awarded.
By Eleanor Willard, Jean-Marc Lawton. 2019
Exam board: International BaccalaureateLevel: IB DiplomaSubject: PsychologyFirst teaching: September 2017First exams: Summer 2019Encourage students to achieve their best grade by…simplifying and focussing exam preparation with full syllabus coverage, practical exam tips and practice questions. · Ensure thorough exam preparation with full coverage of the syllabus including concise revision notes and clear explanations of the requirements and topics. · Focus on related vocabulary with key terms highlighted for each topic/sub-topic.· Give examples of what is required to achieve the best grades with examiner advice and tips, including the common mistakes to avoid.· Reinforce understanding and consolidate learning and exam focus with Exam Practice Questions.
By Louise Ellerby-Jones, Nigel Wooldridge, Sandra Latham. 2015
Exam Board: OCRLevel: A-levelSubject: PsychologyFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: June 2016OCR Publishing Partner Ensures your students master the core studies…and research methods for OCR Psychology with a clear, organised approach; activities, research practicals and practice questions develop the skills required at AS and A Level- Supports you and your students through the new OCR A Level specification, with an author team experienced in teaching and examining OCR Psychology- Helps students easily navigate the core studies and associated themes and perspectives with an organised, accessible approach- Ensures your students develop strong research skills, with research practicals and thorough coverage of the content needed for the Research methods paper- Develops the critical thinking, mathematical and problem-solving skills required for the study of Psychology through a wealth of targeted activities- Strengthens students' learning and progression with practice questions and extension activities
By Ali Abbas. 2017
Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced teacher and examiner XXX. Use a selection of examples activities to…improve your understanding of psychological concepts. Apply psychological terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words.- Plan and pace your revision with the revision planner- Use the expert tips to clarify key points- Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice- Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it- Get exam ready with last minute quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes
By Ian Woodfield, Rosie Owens. 2018
Exam board: AQALevel: GCSESubject: SociologyFirst teaching: September 2017First exams: Summer 2019Target success in AQA GCSE Sociology with this proven formula…for effective, structured revision. Key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge.With My Revision Notes, every student can:- Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner- Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage- Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers- Enhance exam responses using relevant case studies for each topic- Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid
By Jean-Marc Lawton. 2018
Support progress through the Internal Assessment, walking students through criteria, how to choose a topic, approach experimentation and analyse and…evaluate results for the final report. · Build skills through a range of strategies and detailed examiner advice and expert tips. · Ensure understanding of all IB requirements with clear, concise explanations on the assessment objectives and rules on academic honesty, as well as explicit reference to the IB Learner Profile and ATLS throughout. · Encourage students to achieve the best grade with advice and tips, including common mistakes to avoid, exemplars, worked answers and commentary, helping students to see the application of facts, principles and concepts. · Reinforce comprehension of the skills with activity questions. · Support visual learners with infographics at the start of every chapter.
By David Bown, Laura Pountney, Tomislav Maric. 2015
Written by a team of leading sociology authors and approved by AQA for the 2015 AS and A-level Sociology specification,…this textbook will give students the confidence that the content for their course is covered in a clear and accessible way.- Develop their knowledge and understanding of key sociological concepts in a contemporary context- Develop sociological skills with practical activities- Strengthen their learning and revision through each stage of the course with practice and extension questions
By Sarah Byrne. 2017
Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced teacher and examiner Sarah Byrne. Use a selection of examples activities…to improve your understanding of psychological concepts. Apply psychological terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words.- Plan and pace your revision with the revision planner- Use the expert tips to clarify key points- Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice- Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it- Get exam ready with last minute quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes
By Steve Chapman. 2017
Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced teacher and examiner Steve Chapman. Use a selection of examples activities…to improve your understanding of sociological concepts. Apply sociological terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words.- Plan and pace your revision with the revision planner- Use the expert tips to clarify key points- Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice- Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it- Get exam ready with last minute quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes
By David Clarke. 2017
Reinforce and practise skills learned with step-by-step support from experts to help you achieve your maximum potential.- Avoid mistakes and…common misconceptions with step-by-step support, advice and clarification of key points from an expert author.- Build knowledge of key theories and studies with research summaries and evaluation notes.- Test and consolidate your knowledge with exam-style questions and answers.- Have confidence in your study with end-of-topic questions and answers to enable you to tick off each subject as you complete it, and a revision planner to help pace study.
By Katherine Roberts, Paul Taylor, Sue Brisbane. 2015
Exam Board: OCRLevel: A-levelSubject: SociologyFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: June 2016Build students' confidence to tackle the key themes of the…2015 OCR A-Level Sociology specification with this clear and accessible approach delivered by a team of leading subject authors.- Develop knowledge and understanding of key Year 1 concepts in a contemporary context, including globalisation and the digital social world- Strengthen essential sociological skills with engaging activities at every stage of the course- Reinforce learning and prepare for exams with practice and extension questions and exercises
By Angus Grogono, Colin Hart. 2018
Exam board: Cambridge Assessment International EducationLevel: A-levelSubject: Thinking SkillsFirst teaching: September 2018First exams: Summer 2020Endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education…to provide full support of the syllabus for examination from 2020. Improve problem solving and critical thinking skills for studies and life beyond the classroom, while ensuring full coverage of the Cambridge International AS & A Level Thinking Skills syllabus (9694). - Focus on creative problem-solving with a clear model demonstrating how to assess the problem, choose and implement the appropriate strategy and give the answer. - Improve your critical thinking skills through a meticulous and rigorous approach to analysing, evaluating and constructing arguments and forming well-reasoned judgments- Prepare for further study and life beyond the classroom with advice and guidance from experienced authors.- Consolidate learning with a range of problems, exercises and examination-style questions.Available in this series:Student Textbook (ISBN 9781510421899) Student eTextbook (ISBN 9781510422230)Whiteboard eTextbook (ISBN 9781510422247)Teaching & Learning Resources (ISBN 9781510424203)