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Active Listening for Active Learning  

Active Listening for Active Learning

£65 (FREE postage)

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Children with attention problems, poor thinking skills, avoidance tactics, over-reliance on adults and low self-esteem present real problems.

Why donít these children ask for help or seek clarification?

This is a resource for all teachers who recognise children who are too nervous or inexperienced to ask questions; those with language difficulties who nod vacantly when asked if they understand; those who insist they are right and see only one point of view; those who lack self-help and questioning strategies and those who cannot distinguish facts from guessing or opinion.

Both whole-class and individual strategies are provided to support these children at the different stages of their journey towards becoming effective listeners and confident communicators, with a wealth of photocopiable resources, detailed language activities and assessment procedures. 


Helping Children Hang On To Your Every Word

Helping Children Hang On To Your Every Word

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Are you frustrated by children who switch off, fail to listen, or wonít pay attention? If the answer is Ďyesí, then this book is for you.
By highlighting the links between behaviour and hidden language processing difficulties, this book will help you understand why some children find listening so difficult, why they disengage and seem to lack the motivation to learn. In Helping Children Hang On To Your Every Word Maggie Johnson provides practical solutions that will help you support children overcome the barriers they face.
Well known to many people working with children with communication difficulties, the authorís involvement in mainstream schools makes this a very practical and readable book, packed with well illustrated examples and scenarios.


Socal emotional and behavioural difficulties Supporting Staff Working with Children with SEBD


Strategies to help the classroom teacher focus on influence rather than control with sections on therapeutic approaches to education, nature and nurture, and emotional literacy. (£12.95) ... but there is a special offer on (see below).


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EBD: Successful Practice


Edited by John Visser, this popular title focuses on nuture groups, the relationships between teachers and pupils, multi-agency approaches and emotional intelligence. (£12.95) ... but there is a special offer on. Order both this title and Supporting Staff working with pupils with SEBD for just £15


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 A-Z of Tricky Behaviours An A-Z of Tricky Behaviours in the Early Years

A new book of imaginative ideas for dealing with some of the more common difficult behaviours that you might have to deal with from biting to swearing. The book is divided into two sections - a short section offering a set of principles for managing children's behaviour, followed by an A-Z of typical problem behaviours, with real-life examples and suggested solutions ... all for only £2.50

AD/HD and Attention Difficulties in the Early Years

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Identification, diagnosis and what you might observe in this group of children and suggests ways of providing practical support. "...so full of useful information, ideas and strategies for dealing with the child who has attention problems, that the practitioner will probably have it constantly to hand ..." (£6)

Behaviour management in the early years  

Behaviour Management in the Early Years

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What is Ďtypicalí behaviour in young children? How do you set about changing problem behaviour? What do we mean when we talk about behaviour management? How do I draw up a Behaviour Policy for the nursery? What is the best way of observing and assessing behaviour?
What sort of interventions should I try, and what happens when those donít seem to be working? How should we support parents who have a child with challenging behaviour?

You'll find the answers in this easy-to-read guide.


So, I've got Dyslexia ... now what?

Understanding what specific learning difficulties mean to you


So, I've got Dyslexia ... now what? 

£3 (FREE postage)

What does it mean to have dyslexia? How does a young person diagnosed with dyslexia make sense of what it is all about?
Often adults are uncertain of the implications themselves and unsure about what to tell children. This book will help all those involved get a much better understanding of dyslexia and what to expect in terms of support.

Suitable for children from about 7 to 14 years old, the book provides a framework that will enable an adult and child to work through the sections together, remove some of the mystery that often surrounds dyslexia, and take a pragmatic approach to dealing with it.


Worry Box: managing anxiety in young children  

Worry Box: Managing anxiety in young children

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A practical framework to help adults provide emotional support to young children aged 5 to 11. It can be used at home or at school.

There are 12 practical sessions with the emphasis on involving the child in each. There are useful activities for working on relaxation techniques, comments from adults who have used the approach and a list of further resources to help.


Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Early Years

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An introduction includes a 'frequently asked questions' type section; chapter two discusses diagnoses and labelling; there is a chapter on understanding autistic spectrum disorders, and others covering educational goals and specialist approaches, working with parents, building communication skills, developing social understanding and play and, finally, managing behaviour.


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