Does your learner struggle to ask or answer simple WH questions? The WH Questions workbook is the solution you need. This workbook contains carefully scaffolded practice to help learners understand, answer and ask WH questions. Being able to ask and answer WH questions is the first step in developing strong reading comprehension and conversation skills. If you have a struggling reader or talker, an excellent first step is to ensure that WH question skills are strong. Our workbooks are designed to appeal to unmotivated and struggling learners. The larger print and increased white space make the pages more appealing and less aversive. In addition, all learning objectives are initially scaffolded to increase success. The learner is then gradually supported towards independence. Get your learner on track for reading and conversation success. Grab this easy-to-use workbook today.
An accessible reference covers basic alphabet, vocabulary, and communication techniques using American Sign Language for a variety of needs from signing to infants and assisting a child with special needs to interacting with hearing-impaired seniors and working in business environments. Original.
"Ventures is a six-level, four-skills, standards-based, integrated-skills series that empowers students to achieve their academic and career goals ... Each of the core student's book contains ten topic-focused units, interspersed with five review units."--Page viii of student's book.
Just for California teachers! California teachers: you’re going to love this! Here at last is that single teaching resource for making the critical link between our ELD Standards and the CCSS ELA Standards. Standard by standard, you’ll quickly discover how to integrate language development into your day-to-day content instruction, armed with an insider’s understanding of how best to support our many English learners. Modeled after Jim Burke’s Common Core series, this Grades K-2 volume of The California ELD Standards Companion is every bit “that version of the standards you wish you had” because it’s just so easy to digest and apply. It’s all here: Horizontal and vertical views reveal how each ELD Standard changes and progresses grade by grade and proficiency level by proficiency level. What the Student Does Sections, also scannable by grade and proficiency level, unpack in student-friendly language what meeting a standard looks like in practice. CCSS ELA Standards are displayed side by side with California’s ELD Standards so you can appreciate the purposeful alignment between the two as the basis for remodeling instructional practice. What the Teacher Does Sections provide specific instructional guidance by grade band, including student prompts and tips for differentiation across proficiency level. A dedicated vocabulary section offers a quick-reference glossary of key words and phrases as they are used within each ELD Standard. Each section concludes with a vignette from the California ELA/ELD Framework to illustrate exemplary standards-based instruction. Thanks to the ELD Standards, we are now free to teach our ELs the way we knew best all along: language and content taught hand in hand across the school day. Lean on Ivannia Soto and Linda Carstens’ California ELD Standards Companion as your one-stop guide for delivering that excellent education our ELs so deeply deserve.
Supporting Education: The Teaching Assistant’s Handbook provides the essential information needed to complete the Certificate III in Education Support in the Community Services Training Package. This resource provides Teaching Assistants within overview of child development and how children learn, as well as an introduction to the key learning areas for primary school students. Links to a wide range of online resources and information are also included along with strategies for working with students and teachers.
The Chatterbugs Manual is a practical resource for all those supporting the development of the foundation communication skills of attention and listening, turn-taking and early vocabulary in children. The Chatterbugs programme has been designed to bridge the gap between education and specialist speech, language and communication provision, specifically with Early Years mainstream settings in mind. It enables school staff to prepare children—including those with delayed communication skills, EAL learners, or children with suspected special education needs—for learning in school by developing their communication skills through the use of robust communication strategies. The Chatterbugs Manual contains: An overview of the programme, including step-by-step instructions on how to plan and deliver a Chatterbugs session Guidance on identifying children likely to benefit from the programme Progress Tracking documents, along with information on measuring outcomes Child-friendly, illustrated session resources Frequently Asked Questions A parent-friendly information leaflet Information on models of implementation Information on accessing training and support Developed by an experienced speech and language therapist, Chatterbugs has consistently recorded successful outcomes for over 80% of participants since the programme’s inception in 2012, and for over 90% of participants since 2016. With its hands-on approach, the programme is an essential resource for educators, support staff, and speech and language therapists working with Early Years children.
Developed in partnership with Discovery Education, Eyes Open features stimulating global topics to motivate students and spark their curiosity. Guided, step-by-step activities and personalised learning tasks lead to greater speaking and writing fluency.
Ventures is a six-level, standards-based ESL series for adult-education ESL. The interleaved Teacher's edition walks instructors step-by-step through the stages of a lesson. Also included are suggested times for exercises, teaching tips, expansion activities, cultural information, and ways to expand a one-hour lesson to fill two or three instructional hours. The CD-ROM contains reproducible activities for individual, pair, and group work; tests; and audio for tests.
Although they may be fluent readers - indeed, many have very precocious reading skills - individuals with autism spectrum disorders often need support for comprehension. Comprehension difficulties in readers with ASD can be subtle, qualitative, and difficult to tease out. As a result, their substantial level of risk for reading comprehension problems is often overlooked or unaddressed, and many students struggle in silence. Further aggravating the situation is the fact that otherwise competent educational professionals is both general education and special education settings have limited training and experience helping readers with ASD. This is where Drawing a Blank comes in. Using a clearly stated and well-organized approach, this practical resource provides educational professionals and parents with the tools to improve comprehension for good decoders who have reading comprehension difficulties, as well as readers who struggle with both decoding and comprehension. In keeping with current standards, the book emphasizes the importance of using evidence-based and promising practices based on thorough assessment of student's needs.
This book offers a systematic yet flexible programme for teaching spoken language one step at a time. It targets the essential spoken language skills crucial for every child's educational development - Conversation; Listening; Narrative; Discussion -and provides auditing tools, checklists and guidance to help the non-specialist teacher to build language, literacy and communication skills. This highly-accessible book, complete with online resources, supports differentiated teaching by providing simple methods for monitoring individual development and reviewing progress. The book includes practical, realistic teaching objectives and classroom procedures, advice on teaching methods and suggestions for activities. This resource is specially designed to combine with other teaching programmes, making spoken language teaching manageable within existing resources - without specialist training. There are downloadable tools and links online, including a training pack to ensure that the whole school benefits from this tried-and-tested model. Teachers, teaching assistants, literacy coordinators and SENCOs working in the early years and primary, and anyone working with children of any age with spoken language difficulties will find this resource invaluable.
Ventures 2nd Edition is a six-level, four-skills, standards-based, integrated-skills series that empowers students to achieve their academic and career goals. It offers a wealth of resources providing instructors with the tools for any teaching situation. Easy-to-teach materials make for a more productive classroom.
Volume 46 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in this area. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including internalization and socialization, infants' discovery of structure, adolescents' theories of the commons, lesbian and gay parenting, early childhood and family interventions, predicting aggression, causal inference in early development, pubertal development, the impact on children of parental deployment to war, vocabulary development for English learners in the early grades, and adaptive tool-use in early childhood. Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students. Chapters highlight some of the most recent research in the area A wide array of topics are discussed in detail