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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Alternative Educationby Yoshiyuki Nagata

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 153.65

    Alternative streams of education have been and remain an important but difficult theme for teachers, parents, policy-makers, and scholars. By focusing on case studies of six countries (Bolivia, Thailand, Australia, USA, The Netherlands, and Denmark), and by comprehensively analysing these by means of international comparative methodologies, the author... 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...

  • Reaching and Teaching Through Educational Psychotherapyby Gillian Salmon; Jenny Dover

    Wiley 2007; US$ 62.00 US$ 55.80

    This introduction to educational psychotherapy outlines the insights that will be of interest to teachers by discussing troubled children in the classroom who resist efforts to teach them.  Its evidence-based approach allows teaching with confidence, and a clear understanding of the role of educational psychotherapy in the classroom. The book... 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...

  • Adults with Learning Difficultiesby Jeannie Sutcliffe

    McGraw-Hill Education 1990; US$ 47.00

    Advocates a learner-centred approach based on choice and decision-making by people with learning difficulties. This book stresses the quality of provision, and is illustrated by many examples of good practice from the areas of curriculum and delivery. It also emphasizes on the importance of the wide possible range of learning opportunities. more...

  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Students with Learning and Behavioral Challengesby Richard J. Morris; Nancy Mather

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 107.95

    This book assembles into one volume summaries of school-based intervention research that relates to those who deal on a regular basis with the growing body of students having high-incidence learning disabilities and/or behavior disorders: special educators, school psychologists, and clinical child psychologists. Chapter authors begin with an overview... more...