This practical guide shows teachers how they can improve their students' reading skills using a variety of strategies, including setting up reading clubs, celebrating world book day and creating a reader-friendly school. Brimming with top tips and innovative advice, this book will prove invaluable to teachers everywhere.This fully up-dated guide for teachers and trainees, contains a new chapter on getting boys into books, plus an extended directory and plenty suggestions for further reading.Although reading is essential for every s... read more
An art therapy and activity book to help children cope with the death of a special person. Includes exercises to address the questions and fears children may have.
This innovative guide provides teachers with a range of practical strategies that can be used to motivate pupils of all ages. Lorraine Cale and Jo Harris explore the kind of things that turn young people on and off in their PE lessons, focussing on different aspects of the PE curriculum, including athletics, gymnastics and team games. They suggest how to involve the whole school in sporting activities and include advice on encouraging students to be more healthy in general. Brimming with useful tips and inspirational advice on eve... read more
This title is an extensive revision of Integration and Inclusion in Action. The new title reflects the changes in policy and practice since the previous editions. It focuses on good teaching practice for students with a range of educational needs, and will help regular class teachers develop skills to plan appropriate programs.
Thousands suffer from bulimia secretly and in silence. They are never diagnosed and their story goes untold. "Bulimics on Bulimia" is a collection of accounts by people who are living with the disorder, shedding new light on the day-to-day struggle of coping with bulimia. This book challenges the stereotypical 'bulimic' as a teenage girl, revealing that bulimia affects a far wider range of people. The moving stories in this book provide a new look at the experience of bulimia, showing that beyond its stigma as a negative and embarr... read more
Inside Anorexia describes the different experiences and challenges faced by teenage girls with anorexia and their families. It demonstrates that the starting point for understanding anorexia must be the unique stories of individuals and their families. Structured around real-life accounts, the book provides a valuable insight into the lived experience of girls with anorexia and their families. Useful fact boxes in each story provide an overview of current knowledge from a variety of disciplines as well as new findings from the ... read more
An indispensable clinical resource, this groundbreaking book is the first treatment manual to focus specifically on adolescent bulimia nervosa. The authors draw on their proven approach to treating anorexia nervosa in the family context and adapt it to the unique needs of this related yet distinct clinical population. Evidence-based strategies are presented for helping the whole family collaborate to bring dysfunctional eating behaviors under control, while also addressing co-occurring psychological problems and parent-child re... read more
This practical manual offers a step-by-step guide to the treatment of anorexia nervosa in adolescents. Unique in its focus on mobilizing parents and siblings as a resource in treatment, the approach is ideal for short-term treatment and has demonstrated effectiveness in controlled clinical trials. Intervention is divided into three clearly defined phases. Using such innovative methods as a family meal, the clinician first learns strategies for helping families gain immediate control over the adolescent's eating behaviors. Once the... read more
Anxiety can make everything seem unmanageable - from dealing with family and friends to managing schoolwork and extracurricular activities. It's been estimated that between nine and 15 million teens in the United States suffer from phobias, panic attacks, or extreme worry or anxiety. That's a lot of teens! "My Anxious Mind" helps teens take control of their anxious feelings by providing cognitive - behavioral strategies to tackle anxiety head-on and to feel more confident and empowered in the process. "My Anxious Mind" also offers ... read more
'An awesome collection of very current best practice suggestions!' - Jacqueline Thousand, Co-Author, A Guide to Co-Teaching 'This is the way that flesh'n'blood teachers talk to each other' - Millie Gore, Chair, Special Education Program, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX 'The greatest strengths of this book are its practicality and the fact that there is a tremendous need for it out there for teachers with no background in special education who are teaching students with special needs' - J. David Smith, Author, In Sear... read more
This book does precisely what it says on the tin. Did you realise that properly structured homework can add the equivalent of one year to a student's full-time education? This invaluable guide provides teachers with a wide range of practical techniques that can be used to motivate pupils of all ages to do their homework. Julian Stern equips teachers with a variety of strategies for setting more effective, interesting and differentiated homework. He offers dozens of examples of homework tasks covering every subject in the National C... read more
A guide for teachers, containing a variety of strategies to develop students' learning skills. Covering everything from traditional learning approaches to more innovative methods, such as how technology and the media can be used to great effect, it also includes tips and advice.
Provides teachers with a range of strategies for motivating pupils of various ages in modern foreign languages. Containing material for teachers, as well as teaching tips, lesson ideas, and a directory, this book shows how learning a language can be fun.