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Seeing Red: An Anger Management and Peacemaking Curriculum for Kids : A Resource for Teachers, Social Workers, and Youth Leaders
Seeing Red
An Anger Management and Peacemaking Curriculum for Kids : A Resource for Teachers, Social Workers, and Youth Leaders
Paperback      ISBN: 0865714835
Seeing Red is a curriculum designed to help elementary and middle school-aged students better understand their anger so they can make healthy and successful choices and build strong relationships. Overall, it aims for participants to realize that they can control their behavior and develop practical skills and strategies to manage their feelings which, in turn, will increase their self-esteem. These objectives are achieved through role playing common situations, identifying associated feelings, problem solving, recognizing negative behaviors and anticipating consequences. Uniquely designed for small groups of willing participants, Seeing Red enables participants to learn from and empower each other. This group process helps participants build upon other important developmental skills as well: leadership skills (taking initiative, presenting in front of the group, offering ideas), social skills (taking turns, cooperating, active listening) and building self-esteem (positive feedback from peers, problem solving, empowering the group) all of which are integrated into the curriculum. The book describes its key concepts (including identifying triggers of anger, taking responsibility for mistakes, identifying healthy ways to avoid losing control, and discerning provocation), and key activities (including stating feelings, learning steps to control anger and exploring the consequences of choices). Each session includes objectives for that particular lesson, a list of supplies needed for its activities, a description of tasks to do before the lesson, background notes to the leader, a warm-up activity at the start, an explanation of the various learning activities, and a closing activity. Jennifer Simmonds works with the Family and Children
How to Paint Like the Old Masters
How to Paint Like the Old Masters
Paperback      ISBN: 082302671x
Explains in detailed, full-color demonstrations the oil-painting techniques perfected by sixteenthand seventeenth-century masters, studying portraits by Titian, Caravaggio, Reubens, and Rembrandt
Asperger Syndrome And Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions For Tantrums, Rage And Meltdowns
Asperger Syndrome And Difficult Moments
Practical Solutions For Tantrums, Rage And Meltdowns
Paperback      ISBN: 1931282706
The latest release from 2004 ASA Professional of the Year, Brenda Smith Myles, co-authored by Jack Southwick. This expanded and revised edition of a now classical work provides in-depth and insightful solutions for both parents and educators. In addition to almost doubling the section on interventions, this highly practical and user-friendly resource also focuses on the behaviors and reactions of the adults around the child going through the rage cycle.
A Mind at a Time
A Mind at a Time
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743202228
A professor of pediatrics reveals the many modes of learning and arms parents and teachers with the knowledge they need to help children prosper in a school environment.
Word Weaving: A Creative Approach to Teaching and Writing Poetry
Word Weaving
A Creative Approach to Teaching and Writing Poetry
Paperback      ISBN: 0814158226
In the Making: Creative Options for Contemporary Art
In the Making
Creative Options for Contemporary Art
Paperback      ISBN: 1891024590
By Linda Weintraub.
Algebra: Grades 5-8
Algebra
Grades 5-8
Paperback      ISBN: 0742417883
This revised edition of Algebra links all the activities to the NCTM Standards. The activities were designed to provide students with practice in the skill areas necessary to master the concepts presented in a first course in algebra. Reinforcing operations skills plus activities that focus on order of operations, solving equations, dealing with inequalities, monomials, binomials and polynomials, factoring, plotting coordinates, graphing, and exercises involving radicals are all part of this new edition. Examples of solution methods are presented at the top of each page. New puzzles and riddles have been added to gauge the success of skills learned. Contains complete answer key.
Uncle Shelby's Abz Book: A Primer for Tender Young Minds
Uncle Shelby's Abz Book
A Primer for Tender Young Minds
Paperback      ISBN: 067121148x
Writing for an adult audience, the popular children's book author presents a humorous satire of alphabet books.
Rethinking Our Classrooms, Teaching for Equity and Justice
Rethinking Our Classrooms, Teaching for Equity and Justice
Paperback      ISBN: 0942961277
The Knowledge Deficit: Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children
The Knowledge Deficit
Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children
Hardcover      ISBN: 0618657312
The best-selling author of Cultural Literacy and founder of the Core Knowledge Foundation provides an incisive analysis of the state of modern American education to trace a link between a lack of reading comprehension and poor performance and furnishes specidic tools for parents on how to enhance a child's ability to read with comprehension.