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Relationship, Responsibility, and Regulation - Trauma-Invested Practices for Fostering Resilient Learners (Paperback): Kristin... Relationship, Responsibility, and Regulation - Trauma-Invested Practices for Fostering Resilient Learners (Paperback)
Kristin Van Marter Souers, Pete Hall
R537 R417 Discovery Miles 4 170 Save R120 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Fostering Resilient Learners - Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom (Paperback): Kristin Souers, Pete Hall Fostering Resilient Learners - Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom (Paperback)
Kristin Souers, Pete Hall
R538 R418 Discovery Miles 4 180 Save R120 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Autism Language Launcher - A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Child Turn Sounds and Words into Simple Conversations... The Autism Language Launcher - A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Child Turn Sounds and Words into Simple Conversations (Paperback)
Kate Wilde; Foreword by Samahria Lyte Kaufman 1
R384 R310 Discovery Miles 3 100 Save R74 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Teaching to Strengths - Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress (Paperback): Debbie Zacarian Teaching to Strengths - Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress (Paperback)
Debbie Zacarian
R539 R419 Discovery Miles 4 190 Save R120 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Human Exceptionality - School, Community, and Family, International Edition (Paperback, 10th edition): Clifford J. Drew,... Human Exceptionality - School, Community, and Family, International Edition (Paperback, 10th edition)
Clifford J. Drew, Michael L Hardman, M. Winston Egan
R959 R809 Discovery Miles 8 090 Save R150 (16%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Maintaining its widely respected and unique focus on the critical role of a variety of professionals-in education, psychology, counseling, health care, and human services-HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY: SCHOOL, COMMUNITY AND FAMILY, International Edition, is a testament to how cross-professional collaboration can and does enhance the lives of exceptional individuals and their families as it strengthens and supports the work of the professionals themselves. After a comprehensive six-chapter introduction to the foundation and challenges across the lifespan for people with exceptionalities, the successive nine chapters focus on definitions, classifications, prevalence, causation, and characteristics of the major categories of exceptionality. Categorical chapters also provide practical information on the educational, medical, and social services aspects of working with people who are exceptional. An excellent resource for pre-service and in-service teachers as well as a range of human services professionals, the book's unique, human approach combines the most current research, detailed personal stories about exceptional persons, and fresh pedagogical features that help students understand and apply the material.

Differentiation in Middle and High School - Strategies to Engage All Learners (Paperback): Kristina J Doubet, Jessica A. Hockett Differentiation in Middle and High School - Strategies to Engage All Learners (Paperback)
Kristina J Doubet, Jessica A. Hockett
R687 R533 Discovery Miles 5 330 Save R154 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Socially Savvy - An Assessment and Curriculum Guide for Young Children (Paperback): James T Ellis, Christine Almeida Socially Savvy - An Assessment and Curriculum Guide for Young Children (Paperback)
James T Ellis, Christine Almeida
R1,204 R905 Discovery Miles 9 050 Save R299 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Believe that all can achieve - Increasing classroom participation in learners with special support needs (Paperback, 2nd ed):... Believe that all can achieve - Increasing classroom participation in learners with special support needs (Paperback, 2nd ed)
J. Bornman, J Rose
R470 R437 Discovery Miles 4 370 Save R33 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

Every learner and every teacher is a unique blend of personal characteristics and background factors that change with time and context, and affect the experience of living and developing. Traditionally, the education of children with disabilities focused on the nature of specific conditions in an attempt to alleviate barriers to learning. The disability, and not the impact of the impairment on participation at school or at home, was emphasised. The current focus is on the strengths, attitudes and positive functioning of children within meaningful contexts. Believe that all can achieve addresses inclusion as the foundation for education in an attempt to celebrate diversity in the classroom, to capitalise on the strengths each learner brings to the learning–teaching dyad, and to welcome every family member as part of the broader classroom community.

Believe that all can achieve embraces the core values of the South African Constitution – freedom, dignity and equality. It shares best practice, evidence-based techniques and strategies in an effort to build a deeper understanding of the core issues. Narratives, case studies, screening checklists, engaging illustrations and examples enable the teacher to translate theory into actuality in the classroom. The chapters on challenging behaviours; intellectual, learning, physical and sensory disabilities; autistic spectrum disorders, and medical conditions add a wealth of information and a ready reference.

Believe that all can achieve is aimed at students and teachers in the field of inclusive education.

Seeing children with disabilities at work has taught me that there are many things they do that I thought they could not do. From this experience I now know that I would have no problem employing a person who is mentally or physically challenged. I ask God to help all of us have a better understanding and to see them as normal. I also ask that inclusion becomes part of many schools because I truly believe we can all benefit from inclusion.

A mother of a typically developing child in an inclusive school. Everything must be done in the best interests of the child. Bill of Rights, 1996

Second Language Writing (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Ken Hyland Second Language Writing (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Ken Hyland
R616 Discovery Miles 6 160 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Authoritative and accessible, this book introduces the theory and practice of teaching writing to students of EFL/ESL learners. While assuming no specialist knowledge, Ken Hyland systematically sets out the key issues of course design, lesson planning, texts and materials, tasks, feedback and assessment and how current research can inform classroom practice. This second edition is completely revised to include up-to-date work on automated feedback, plagiarism, social media, Virtual Learning Environments and teacher workload issues. It takes the clear stance that student writers not only need realistic strategies for drafting and revising, but also a clear understanding of genre to structure their writing experiences according to the expectations of particular communities of readers and the constraints of particular contexts. Review exercises, reflection questions, plentiful examples and a new extensive glossary make the book invaluable to both prospective and practicing teachers alike.

Beautiful Child - The Story of a Child Trapped in Silence and the Teacher Who Refused to Give Up on Her (Paperback): Torey L.... Beautiful Child - The Story of a Child Trapped in Silence and the Teacher Who Refused to Give Up on Her (Paperback)
Torey L. Hayden 2
R239 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R69 (29%) In stock

A stunning and poignant account of an extraordinary teacher's determination never to abandon a child in need from the internationally bestselling author of `One Child' and No. 1 bestseller `Ghost Girl'. Seven-year-old Venus Fox never spoke, never listened, never even acknowledged the presence of another human being in the room with her. Yet an accidental playground 'bump' would release a rage frightening to behold. The school year that followed would prove to be one of the most trying, perplexing, and ultimately rewarding of Torey's career, as she struggled to reach a silent child in obvious pain. It would be a strenuous journey beset by seemingly insurmountable obstacles and darkened by truly terrible revelations. Yet encouraged by sometimes small, sometimes dazzling breakthroughs, as a dedicated teacher, Torey remained committed to helping a 'hopeless' girl, and patiently and lovingly leading her toward the light of a new day.

Neurodiversity in the Classroom - Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Succeed in School and Life... Neurodiversity in the Classroom - Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Succeed in School and Life (Paperback, New)
Thomas Armstrong
R516 R401 Discovery Miles 4 010 Save R115 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This book by best-selling author Thomas Armstrong offers classroom strategies for ensuring the academic success of students in five special-needs categories: learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders.

Stareway to Spelling - A Manual for Reading and Spelling High Frequency Words (Paperback): Keda Cowling, Kelsey Gerard Cowley Stareway to Spelling - A Manual for Reading and Spelling High Frequency Words (Paperback)
Keda Cowling, Kelsey Gerard Cowley; Volume editing by Frank Cowling
R435 Discovery Miles 4 350 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
English for Everyone English Idioms - Learn and practise common idioms and expressions (Paperback): Dk English for Everyone English Idioms - Learn and practise common idioms and expressions (Paperback)
Dk 1
R464 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R185 (40%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Want to brush up on your English idioms? Hoping to pass an English exam with flying colours? Ideal for anyone who wants to learn English to native-speaker standard, this fun and engaging visual guide to the most common and useful English idioms and phrases will help you understand and remember English idiomatic expressions and their meanings, making your English more fluent and natural. English for Everyone: English Idioms combines an innovative visual teaching method with the best of DK design to make one of the most difficult aspects of learning English as a foreign language incredibly easy. Hundreds of expressions are presented in context, with crystal-clear definitions and attractive illustrations. The book also covers English collocations and commonly confused words, helping you avoid the kind of mistakes that native English speakers would never make. Each teaching module is followed by tightly focused practice exercises to help you remember what you have learned. Extensive supporting audio is integrated throughout the course, with every expression in the context of its sample sentence recorded by native English speakers. The audio is free, available online, and can be played, paused, and repeated as often as you like, to help you perfect your pronunciation of each expression. Suitable for learners at all levels, English for Everyone: English Idioms is an exciting and intuitive guide to improving your understanding of English and the style of your written and spoken English.

Favourite Idioms (Cards, 1 New Ed): Victoria Joffe Favourite Idioms (Cards, 1 New Ed)
Victoria Joffe
R616 Discovery Miles 6 160 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you 'see red' when people use phrases you don't understand. Or maybe get 'cold feet' because you are feeling 'under the weather'? For those on the autism spectrum or when English isn't their first language, these every day phrases are completely baffling. These sets of cards humorously depict well known idioms and the accompanying detailed booklet provides a dictionary meaning for each card, and a range of ideas and activities for use. Favourite Idioms contains 36 cards per pack and an accompanying booklet. It is suitable for all ages.

Tell Me Why - Communication Cards (Cards, 1 New Ed): Sue Nicholls Tell Me Why - Communication Cards (Cards, 1 New Ed)
Sue Nicholls
R626 Discovery Miles 6 260 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Presents a fun box of light-hearted, non-threatening questions and topics designed to get people talking. Tell Me Why's aim is to encourage people to think more about the world around them, be creative and encourage expansiveness. Tell Me Why is a set of 60 cards, with instructions, split into 6 sections, including: Why.? What.? Can you.? What would happen if.? Silly Questions Silly Answers The cards may be particularly useful for building good working relationships with individuals and groups prior to addressing more complex or challenging issues. They are adaptable and can be used for 5 min ice breakers, warm-ups, circle time topics, time fillers or longer workshop sessions. The cards are suitable for use with all ages, and with individuals or in small groups. They are designed for speech and language therapists, special educational needs workers, play workers, youth workers, group leaders and families and can be used in a variety of settings, for example in PSE lessons and 1-to-1 learning support. Examples: Why is jelly wobbly? Why does mud stick? What do hiccups look like? How do plants know which way to grow? Why do I have a shadow? Why can you see through a window, but not through a wall? Why are the clouds following us? Why don't we have eyes in the sides of our heads? What happens to darkness in the day? Can you open a mountain? What would happen if people could fly? Does a banana turn blue when it's cold?

Write from the start - Unique Programme to Develop the Fine Motor and Perceptual Skills Necessary for Effective Handwriting... Write from the start - Unique Programme to Develop the Fine Motor and Perceptual Skills Necessary for Effective Handwriting (Paperback)
Ion Teodorescu, Lois Addy; Illustrated by James Alexander
R819 R600 Discovery Miles 6 000 Save R219 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The ability to produce fluent, legible handwriting with ease is something that affects attainment in most areas of the curriculum, yet many children continue to struggle with this vital skill. Based on holistic principles, this programme offers a different approach, developing the muscles of the hand - so that children gain the necessary control to produce letter forms - alongside the perceptual skills required to orientate and organize letter and words. The programme is effective for mainstream children aged 4-6 years, children with developmental co-ordination disorders and older children with mild to moderate learning difficulties. Over 400 carefuly graded exercises and activities develop hand-eye co-ordination, form constancy, spatial organization, figure-ground discrimination, orientation and laterality. The package consists of two pupil workbooks and a teacher's handbook.

Creative Learners - Stories of Inspiration and Success from People with Dyslexia, Add, or Other Learning Differences... Creative Learners - Stories of Inspiration and Success from People with Dyslexia, Add, or Other Learning Differences (Hardcover)
Selma Ridgway
R483 R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Save R99 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Believe That All Can Achieve - Increasing Classroom Participation in Learners with Special Support Needs (Paperback): Juan... Believe That All Can Achieve - Increasing Classroom Participation in Learners with Special Support Needs (Paperback)
Juan Bornman, Jill Rose
R470 R437 Discovery Miles 4 370 Save R33 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

Freedom, dignity and equality - the core values of the South African Constitution (1996) - provide the foundation for developing inclusive societies. "Inclusive education" is the term used to describe an education system in which all learners, including those with disabilities, are accepted and fully integrated not only educationally, but socially as well. Participation lies at the heart of inclusive education and cannot be restricted to one area of life. What is taught has to be reinforced in all the child's natural environments - the home, the school and the community. Believe that all can achieve explores how the incorporation of learning into real-life contexts forms the basis of meaningful education, and highlights the pivotal role of the teacher in this process. Believe that all can achieve pays specific attention to practical implementation. Photographs and line drawings are used to enhance understanding and application, and the narratives, case studies, screening checklists and examples of best practice in the home, the classroom and the community enable teachers to translate the theory into classroom practice. Believe that all can achieve looks at the child's participation patterns in terms of unique abilities, health status and environmental and personal factors, thus moving the focus from disability to ability; from the child in isolation to the child in the community; from the medical model of health care to the social model of health care. Believe that all can achieve is aimed at practising classroom-based teachers who want to improve their ability to support the increasingly diverse learners in their classrooms, schools and communities. Education students interested in special needs will also find this text particularly beneficial.

Silent Boy - He Was a Frightened Boy Who Refused to Speak - Until a Teacher's Love Broke Through the Silence (Paperback):... Silent Boy - He Was a Frightened Boy Who Refused to Speak - Until a Teacher's Love Broke Through the Silence (Paperback)
Torey Hayden 2
R237 R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Save R70 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From the author of Sunday Times bestsellers One Child and Ghost Girl comes a heartbreaking story of a boy trapped in silence and the teacher who rescued him. When special education teacher Torey Hayden first met fifteen-year-old Kevin, he was barricaded under a table. Desperately afraid of the world around him, he hadn't spoken a word in eight years. He was considered hopeless, incurable. But Hayden refused to believe it, though she realised it might well take a miracle to break through the walls he had built around himself. With unwavering devotion and gentle, patient love, she set out to free him - and slowly uncovered a shocking violent history and a terrible secret that an unfeeling bureaucracy had simply filed away and forgotten. Torey refused to give up on this tragic "lost case." For a trapped and frightened boy desperately needed her help - and she knew in her heart she could not rest easy until she had rescued him from the darkness.

Stuttering Meets Sterotype, Stigma, and Discrimination - An Overview of Attitude Research (Paperback, 1st): Kenneth O. St. Louis Stuttering Meets Sterotype, Stigma, and Discrimination - An Overview of Attitude Research (Paperback, 1st)
Kenneth O. St. Louis; Foreword by Glen Tellis
R1,209 Discovery Miles 12 090 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

More than a century of research has sought to identify the causes of stuttering, describe its nature, and enhance its clinical treatment. By contrast, studies directly focused upon public and professional attitudes toward stuttering began in the 1970s. Recent work has taken this research to new levels, including the development of standard attitude measures; ad-dressing the widely reported phenomena of teasing, bullying, and discrimination against people who stutter; and attempting to change public opinion toward stuttering to more accepting and sensitive levels. Stuttering Meets Stereotype, Stigma, and Discrimination: An Overview of Attitude Research is the only reference work to date devoted entirely to the topic of stuttering attitudes. It features comprehensive review chapters by St. Louis, Boyle and Blood, Gabel, Langevin, and Abdalla; an annotated bibliography by Hughes; and experimental studies by other seasoned and new researchers. The book leads the reader through a maze of research efforts, emerging with a clear understanding of the important issues involved and ideas of where to go next. Importantly, the evidence base for stuttering attitude research extends beyond research in this fluency disorder to such areas as mental illness, obesity, and race. Thus, although of interest primarily to those who work, interact, or oth-erwise deal with stuttering, the book has potential for increasing under-standing, ameliorating negative attitudes, and informing research on any of a host of other stigmatized conditions.

Addressing Barriers To Learning - A South African Perspective (Paperback): Emmerentia Landsberg, D. Kruger, N. Nel Addressing Barriers To Learning - A South African Perspective (Paperback)
Emmerentia Landsberg, D. Kruger, N. Nel
R550 R507 Discovery Miles 5 070 Save R43 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

It covers a wider spectrum of barriers to learning than Engelbrecht's Inclusive Education in SA. The title covers the content of the Education White Paper 6. It familiarises the educator with the implementation of inclusive education. Each chapter is written by an expert in his or her field.

Expelled to a Friendlier Place - A Study of Effective Alternative Schools (Paperback): Martin Gold Expelled to a Friendlier Place - A Study of Effective Alternative Schools (Paperback)
Martin Gold
R710 Discovery Miles 7 100 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Examines three model schools, established as alternatives to expulsion for selected disruptive students.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting Students with Numeracy Difficulties (Paperback): Patricia Babtie, Sue Dillon 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting Students with Numeracy Difficulties (Paperback)
Patricia Babtie, Sue Dillon
R340 R262 Discovery Miles 2 620 Save R78 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dyscalculia experts Patricia Babtie and Sue Dillon present 100 ideas to help students with numeracy difficulties grasp the core skills required in the secondary curriculum, not just in maths but in other subjects including science, design and technology, computing and geography. Around 25 per cent of secondary school students have severe numeracy difficulties. These students are often anxious and fearful about using maths arising from a repeated failure to learn. This impacts their overall attainment. Patricia and Sue show how numeracy difficulties can be overcome using multi-sensory teaching and helping students with their study skills, revision and exam techniques. This dip-in-and-out book provides activities and games to encourage students to explore numerical ideas and discover underlying patterns across the secondary curriculum. These ideas help to develop an understanding of maths concepts and see their relevance in everyday life. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting Students with Numeracy Difficulties contains adaptable ideas that are relevant across the curriculum. It will help build confidence in learners, making it a must-have resource for all schools.

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (Paperback): Roy Howarth 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (Paperback)
Roy Howarth 1
R337 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R77 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Research has found that any one class might contain two to six children with profound social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Without effective intervention and response, this can have a profound impact on the progress of these children, as well as the delivery of the curriculum to all pupils. Roy Howarth uses his extensive experience and expertise in this field to present practical solutions for supporting pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties, as well as alleviating pressures on whole-class teaching and management. Suitable for all mainstream and specialist teachers, 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties considers techniques for observation, intervention and differentiation, as well as preventing and dealing with significant difficulties. This fully updated edition will help teachers ensure all pupils can participate fully in lessons, learn more constructively and make better progress.

Perspectives on learning difficulties - International concerns and South African realities (Paperback, Reissue): Petra... Perspectives on learning difficulties - International concerns and South African realities (Paperback, Reissue)
Petra Engelbrecht, Susan Kriegler, Mariette Booysen
R530 R489 Discovery Miles 4 890 Save R41 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

This text is a collection of readings on a wide range of diverse approaches to learning difficulties. It is authored by experts in their particular areas of interest, including a number of internationally known academics and is intended as a basic textbook in educational psychology and special education. It has been organised to reflect a number of important theoretical and research topics central to our understanding and handling of children with learning difficulties.

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