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  • Different Croaks for Different Folksby Shigeki Oyama

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 19.95

    This illustrated book explores the difficulties faced by 'frogs with a different croak'. Aimed at children with autism and related spectrum conditions, Teacher Toad's lessons give practical advice on issues covering everything from hard-to-break habits to physical coordination difficulties. more...

  • Drama Therapy and Storymaking in Special Educationby Paula Crimmens

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95

    This practical resource book for professionals covers the broad spectrum of students attending special needs schools. Paula Crimmens places therapeutic storymaking within the context of drama therapy and offers practical advice on how to structure and set up sessions to be compatible with special needs learning environments. more...

  • Gifted Childrenby Kate Distin

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 26.95

    Gifted Children is a lively and informative exploration of the mystery of the gifted mind and the social and emotional needs of gifted children and their families. The authors give an insight into what is 'normal' for gifted children, acknowledge the difficulties they experience, and offer pointers for parents on how to support them. more...

  • Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disordersby Jo Anne Seip; Vicki Lundine; Catherine Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 56.95

    This training program assesses ASD students' strengths, abilities, fears and challenges and helps them acquire the skills necessary for a smooth transition from school to employment. It is packed with lesson plans, implementation procedures, interactive activities and photocopiable worksheets, and the course can be taught over one or three years. more...

  • Professing in the Postmodern Academyby Stephen R. Haynes

    Baylor University Press 2002; US$ 34.95

    Professing in the Postmodern Academy examines the landscape of religiously affiliated higher education in America from the perspective of faculty members critically committed to the future of church-related institutions. The book includes articles on a variety of topics from members of the Rhodes Consultation on the Future of Church-Related College,... more...

  • International Handbook of Giftedness and Talentby K. A. Heller; F. J. Mönks; R. Subotnik; Robert J. Sternberg

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 375.00

    The first edition of this popular reference work was published in 1993 and received critical acclaim for its achievement in bringing together international perspectives on research and development in giftedness and talent. Scholars welcomed it as the first comprehensive volume in the field and it has proved to be an indispensable resource to researchers.... more...

  • Recovering Informal Learningby Paul Hager; John Halliday

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    For too long, theories and practices of learning have been dominated by the requirements of formal learning. This book seeks to persuade readers through argument and examples that the balance should be shifted back towards the informal. These arguments and examples are taken from informal learning in very diverse situations. more...

  • A Class Apartby Alec Klein

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.00

    Enter Stuyvesant High, one of the most extraordinary schools in America, a place where the brainiacs prevail and jocks are embarrassed to admit they play on the woeful football team. Academic competition is so intense that students say they can have only two of these three things: good grades, a social life, or sleep. About one in four Stuyvesant students... more...

  • Reading and Learning Difficultiesby Peter Westwood

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2000; US$ 29.95

    Reading and Learning Difficulties is a comprehensive guide to teaching reading more effectively to a wide range of children. The book presents a variety of research-supported approaches to teaching that have been designed to make learning to read easier and more successful for all children. By examining the way readers process text and identifying... more...

  • Numeracy and Learning Difficultiesby Peter Westwood

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2000; US$ 29.95

    Until fairly recent times the term ?numeracy? was usually taken simply to mean adequate competence in applying the basic skills of arithmetic necessary for coping with everyday situations. More recently, although retaining the same ?everyday functional use? connotation, the concept of numeracy has been expanded considerably. Numeracy isn?t just... more...