ISBN 9788178299136,Towards Personal Excellence : Psychometric Tests and Self-Improvemnet Techniques for Managers

Towards Personal Excellence : Psychometric Tests and Self-Improvemnet Techniques for Managers



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788178299136

ISBN-10 8178299135


Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)


This indispensable resource provides general education teachers with a solid understanding of ADHD, detailed descriptions of how it manifests in preschool and the primary grades, and research-based approaches for designing and adapting instruction to meet the needs of all young children. Together, the authors offer decades of experience from the fields of school psychology, special education, and medicine. Their combined knowledge clarifies and informs the what, why, and how of inclusive strategies that work, particularly for children with attention disorders. In reading this book, you will discover - Practical interventions to develop children`s social skills and manage classroom behavior - Suggestions for helping children with ADHD master the challenging task of writing - Guidelines for recognizing appropriate and inappropriate responses to medication - Recommendations for partnering with parents and families - In-depth profiles of children with ADHD By being aware of the impact that ADHD has on children`s social, emotional, and educational development, educators can work to build trust with both students and parents, and develop a positive, lasting influence on the lives of the children they teach. Table of Contents Foreword MEREDITH CATHCART Preface Yes, ADHD Is a Real Disorder! Recognizing ADHD: Primary Symptoms and Common Impairments Developing and Reinforcing Appropriate Social Skills Help, This Kid Is Driving Me Crazy! Proactive Classroom Management and Positive Behavior Supports How Do I Teach This Kid? Classroom Strategies to Support All Learners Why Is Writing So Hard? Specific Strategies to Develop Writing Skills What Teachers Should Know About Medication Communicating Effectively With Parents Taking Care of Yourself References Index