Helping Children Succeed

What Works and Why

Author: Paul Tough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544935314

Category: Education

Page: 144

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From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics! In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like perseverance, self-control, and conscientiousness play a critical role in children’s success. Now, in Helping Children Succeed, Tough takes on a new set of pressing questions: What does growing up in poverty do to children’s mental and physical development? How does adversity at home affect their success in the classroom, from preschool to high school? And what practical steps can the adults who are responsible for them take to improve their chances for a positive future? Tough once again encourages us to think in a new way about the challenges of childhood. Mining the latest research in psychology and neuroscience, he provides us with insights and strategies for a new approach to childhood adversity, one designed to help many more children succeed. * (Kirkus Reviews)
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What Works when with Children and Adolescents

A Handbook of Individual Counseling Techniques

Author: Ann Vernon

Publisher: Research Press

ISBN: 9780878224388

Category: Psychology

Page: 329

View: 8870

Designed for counselors, school psychologists and others, this practical handbook offers creative, useful interventions for problems children and adolescents commonly experience.
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How to Help Your Child Succeed at School

Author: Dominic Wyse

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273714033

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 191

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A practical, real-world guide helping parents help their children succeed at school. The book will inform and advise parents of children of all ages on how they can best support their child through the education system, maximising their confidence, academic abilities and all-round success.
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What works

research about teaching and learning

Author: United States. Dept. of Education

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education, Elementary

Page: 65

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Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Theory and Practice for School and Clinical Settings

Author: H. Thompson Prout,Alicia L. Fedewa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118772695

Category: Psychology

Page: 432

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A comprehensive, theory-based approach to working with youngclients in both school and clinical settings Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents,Fifth Edition provides mental health professionals and studentswith state-of-the-art theory and practical guidance for majorcontemporary psychotherapeutic schools of thought. Children andadolescents are not just small adults; they have their own needs,requirements, and desires, on top of the issues presented bystill-developing brains and limited life perspective. Providingcare for young clients requires a deep understanding of theinterventions and approaches that work alongside growing brains,and the practical skill to change course to align with evolvingpersonalities. The thoroughly revised fifth edition is acomprehensive reference, complete with expert insight. Organized around theory, this book covers both clinical andschool settings in the fields of psychology, counseling, and socialwork. Coverage of the latest thinking and practice includesCognitive Behavioral, Rational-Emotive, Reality Therapy, SolutionFocused, Family Systems, and Play Therapy, providing a completeresource for any mental health expert who works with youngpeople. Understand the major approaches to counseling andpsychotherapeutic interventions Discover the ethical and legal implications of working withchildren and adolescents Learn how to employ culturally responsive counseling withyounger clients Examine interventions for children and adolescents withdisabilities and health care needs This updated edition includes a stronger emphasis on theclinical application of theory to specific disorders of childhoodand adolescence, and new coverage of the legal and ethical issuesrelated to social media. Chapters include a case studies and onlineresources that make it ideal for classroom use, and new chapters onSolution-Focused Therapy and Play Therapy enhance usefulness topracticing therapists. Expert guidance covers techniques forworking with individuals, groups, and parents, and explores theefficacy of the theories under discussion.
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Whatever It Takes

Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America

Author: Paul Tough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547348216

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children—not one by one, through heroic interventions and occasional miracles, but in big numbers, and in a way that could be replicated nationwide? The question led him to create the Harlem Children’s Zone, a ninety-seven-block laboratory in central Harlem where he is testing new and sometimes controversial ideas about poverty in America. His conclusion: if you want poor kids to be able to compete with their middle-class peers, you need to change everything in their lives—their schools, their neighborhoods, even the child-rearing practices of their parents. Whatever It Takes is a tour de force of reporting, an inspired portrait not only of Geoffrey Canada but of the parents and children in Harlem who are struggling to better their lives, often against great odds. Carefully researched and deeply affecting, this is a dispatch from inside the most daring and potentially transformative social experiment of our time. This e-book includes a sample chapter of HOW CHILDREN SUCCEED.
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What Works

Schools that Work : Educating Disadvantaged Children

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children with social disabilities

Page: 80

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Healthy Teens, Body and Soul

A Parent's Complete Guide

Author: Andrea Marks,Betty Rothbart

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416595872

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 384

View: 7016

This breakthrough book covers the head-to-toe, outside-inside health needs of today's 10- to 21-year-olds. Written by experts in adolescent medicine and parent-child relationships, this comprehensive reference gives no-nonsense, straightforward guidance on how to talk with teens in a way that will help them take charge of their own health. Andrea Marks, M.D., and Betty Rothbart, M.S.W., take a unique approach -- they focus on the interplay of physical, mental, emotional, and social issues that make these years such a challenging time. They show how physical health concerns must be considered within the context of the three main goals of adolescence: • gaining independence • clarifying sexual identity • Finding a realistic, satisfying place in society Combining authoritative information with sound advice on communicating with teens, who really do want and need their parents' help (even though at times it may seem otherwise), Healthy Teens, Body and Soul will teach parents how to open the lines of communication that will result in healthier, happier teens (and parents!).
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Helping Your Child Succeed in School

With Activities for Children Aged 5 Through 11

Author: Dorothy Rich

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1568063857

Category:

Page: 50

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Shows parents that teaching and learning can happen when they do simple things together that make the most of their child's natural curiosity and show that learning is fun and important. This will encourage the child to study, learn, and stay in school.
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