See Poverty . . . Be the Difference!

Chapter titles: a foundation for understanding Poverty; Serving People from Poverty; Laying the Foundations for Institutional and Systemic Change. From the back cover: provides an opportunity for gaining a foundation, rooted in lived experience and research, for understanding poverty and addressing its impacts.


Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professional and Communities

In a highly readable format you'll find case studies, case workers, helpful charts and exercises, and specific solutions you and your organization can implement right now to: Redesign programs to better serve people you work with Build skill sets for management to help guide employees Upgrade training for front-line staff like receptionists, detailed analysis, and managers; Improve treatment outcomes in health care and behavioral health care; Increase the likelihood of moving from welfare to work.

Bridges out of poverty is a unique and powerful tool designed specifically for social, health, and legal services professionals. Payne's myth shattering a framework for Understanding Poverty, Bridges reaches out to the millions of service providers and businesses whose daily work connects them with the lives of people in poverty.

If your business, or organization works with people from poverty, agency, only a deeper understanding of their challenges-and strengths-will help you partner with them to create opportunities for success. Ruby K. Based in part on Dr. Used book in Good Condition.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

Used book in Good Condition. I made many lifelong friends at college, modern and historical, and sometimes personal tour of what's up with indians, both thoughtful and outrageous, Ojibwe scholar and cultural preservationist Anton Treuer gives a frank, 'Why should Indians have reservations?'"What have you always wanted to know about Indians? Do you think you should already know the answers—or suspect that your questions may be offensive? In matter-of-fact responses to over 120 questions, and they supported but also challenged me with questions like, funny, anyway.

What is the real story of thanksgiving?—why are tribal languages important?—What do you think of that incident where people died in a sweat lodge?White/Indian relations are often characterized by guilt and anger. Everything you wanted to know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask cuts through the emotion and builds a foundation for true understanding and positive action.

I had a profoundly well-educated princetonian ask me, 'Where is your tomahawk?' I had a beautiful woman approach me in the college gymnasium and exclaim, 'You have the most beautiful red skin. I took a friend to see Dances with Wolves and was told, 'Your people have a beautiful culture. '.

A Framework for Understanding Poverty; A Cognitive Approach Out of Print

Since 1995, framework's basic premise is that the middle-class understandings of those who work with children and adults in poverty are often ill-suited for connecting with and helping people build up resources and rise out of poverty. 2014 revere awards - golden lamp WinnerWhen viewed through an economic lens, poverty can be defined as an absence of resources.

Used book in Good Condition. The 5th edition features an enhanced chapter on instruction and achievement; greater emphasis on the thinking, and causes of poverty, resources, and data: more details findings about interventions, new case studies, community, and learning patterns involved in breaking out of poverty; plentiful citations, and a review of the outlook for people in poverty and those who work with them.

Now, 18 years and 1. 5 million copies later, Framework: A Cognitive Approach has been revised, updated and expanded. Used book in Good Condition.

Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today's Classrooms

Rowman Littlefield Publishers. It outlines basic information about the Muslim community and presents topics such as peer relationships, bullying, and anti-bias pedagogy, through school-based vignettes and case studies. Used book in Good Condition. This book is a practical guide for educators who are working with Muslim youth in Pk-12 schools to understand issues that may impact Muslim students today.

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My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids with Disabilities

Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Used book in Good Condition. From professional writers to novice storytellers, ayun halliday, shared experiences from parents in the know is a partial antidote to the stories that misrepresent, including original essays by Robert Rummel-Hudson, ridicule, this assortment of authentic, and Kerry Cohen, and objectify disabled children and their parents.

. Used book in Good Condition. Featuring works by so-called alternative parents who have attempted to move away from mainstream thought, this anthology carefully considers the implications of raising children with disabilities. The stories in this collection provide parents of special needs kids with a dose of both laughter and reality.


The Play's the Thing: Teachers' Roles in Children's Play Early Childhood Education Series

Bridging the cultural gap between home and school. New for the second edition of the play’s the Thing! Additional theories on the relationship of teachers and children’s play e. G. Vygotsky and the role of imaginary play and Reggio Emilia’s image of the competent child. This classic textbook and popular practitioner resource offers systematic descriptions and analyses of the different roles a teacher adopts to support play, including those of stage manager, mediator, player, communicator, assessor, scribe, and planner.

Responding to current debates on the place of play in schools, the authors have extensively revised their groundbreaking book. This new edition has been expanded to include significant developments in the broadening landscape of early learning and care, intentional teaching, such as assessment, diversity and culture, inquiry, and the construction of knowledge.

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A Child's Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play

Used book in Good Condition. Proof that play is the work of children, this compelling and enchanting book will inspire and instruct teachers and parents as well as point to a fundamental misdirection in today's educational programs and strategies. Even for very young children, unstructured creative time in the classroom is waning as teachers and administrators are under growing pressures to measure school readiness through rote learning and increased homework.

But the federal mandate of "no child left behind" has come to mean curriculums driven by preparation for standardized tests and quantifiable learning results. The buzz word in education today is accountability. Drawing from their own words, paley examines how this natural mode of learning allows children to construct meaning in their worlds, meaning that carries through into their adult lives.

A child's work goes inside classrooms around the globe to explore the stunningly original language of children in their role-playing and storytelling. Used book in Good Condition. In her new book, vivian gussin paley decries this rapid disappearance of creative time and makes the case for the critical role of fantasy play in the psychological, intellectual, and social development of young children.

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Ordinary Families, Special Children, Third Edition: A Systems Approach to Childhood Disability

Accessible and engaging, the book integrates theory and research with vignettes and firsthand reflections from family members. Used book in Good Condition. The volume examines how child, family, and how professionals can promote coping, ecological, adaptation, and sociocultural variables intertwine to shape the ways families respond to disability, and empowerment.

Ordinary Families, Special Children. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. This popular clinical reference and text provides a multisystems perspective on childhood disability and its effects on family life. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

Teaching With Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It

In teaching with poverty in mind: what being poor does to kids' brains and what schools Can Do About It, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students.

We can do better. Used book in Good Condition. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Ordinary Families, Special Children. A brain that is susceptible to adverse environmental effects is equally susceptible to the positive effects of rich, balanced learning environments and caring relationships that build students' resilience, self-esteem, and character.

Too often, we talk about change while maintaining a culture of excuses. Used book in Good Condition. Jensen argues that although chronic exposure to poverty can result in detrimental changes to the brain, the brain's very ability to adapt from experience means that poor children can also experience emotional, social, and academic success.

Although no magic bullet can offset the grave challenges faced daily by disadvantaged children, this timely resource shines a spotlight on what matters most, providing an inspiring and practical guide for enriching the minds and lives of all your students. Drawing from research, experience, and real school success stories, teaching with poverty in mind reveals:* What poverty is and how it affects students in school;* What drives change both at the macro level within schools and districts and at the micro level inside a student's brain;* Effective strategies from those who have succeeded and ways to replicate those best practices at your own school; and* How to engage the resources necessary to make change happen.

Family-Centered Early Intervention: Supporting Infants and Toddlers in Natural Environments

Brookes Publishing Company. Early interventionists will learn recommended practices for family-centered, evidence-based intervention and team collaboration, knowledge they'll use for the rest of their careers to ensure the best possible outcomes for infants and young children. Aligned with dec recommended practices and cec standards!A must for future early interventionists, this introductory text prepares professionals to support infants and toddlers with special needs and their families—and address the OSEP child outcomes so critical to a program's success.

Also great for inservice professional development!learn the foundations of:addressing the three osep child outcome indicators: positive social-emotional skills, cognitive, and adaptive skills making the most of natural learning opportunities in natural environmentsworking in effective teams with professionals from diverse disciplinesmeeting the specific needs of children with all disabilities and/or risk areas, and cognitive and/or motor disabilitiesSTUDENT-FRIENDLY FEATURES: "Best Practice Highlights" with specific intervention suggestions, acquisition and use of knowledge and skills, communication, including autism, sensory disabilities, social-emotional, and using appropriate behaviors to meet needsdeveloping and implementing IFSPs weaving intervention services into a family's established routinesempowering parents to successfully guide and support their child's development conducting interventions that support motor, helpful discussion questions, case studies in each chapter that illustrate the recommended strategies.

See how this product helps strengthen Head Start program quality and school readiness. Used book in Good Condition. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Focusing on the specific needs and challenges of children from birth to three, the book gathers more than a dozen expert contributors with proven expertise in helping children who have or are at risk for developmental delays.