What Were You Thinking

Author: Bryan Smith
Publisher: Boys Town Press
ISBN: 1934490962
Size: 18.89 MB
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Third grader Braden loves to be the center of attention. His comic genius, as he sees it, causes his friends to look at him in awe. But some poor decision-making, such as a few ill-timed jokes in class and an impulsive reaction during gym class that leads to a classmate on the floor in tears, results in Braden's teachers and mother teaching him all about impulse control. Will the tips provided by the adults in Braden's life help him see a better way to manage his impulses? Find out in this hilarious story by Bryan Smith.

My Day Is Ruined

Author: Bryan Smith
Publisher: Boys Town Press
ISBN: 1944882049
Size: 14.18 MB
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Braden was so excited for his upcoming Championship baseball game! The night before he dreamt of that moment, THE moment, the oohs and ahhs of the crowd as he scored the game-winning run! But imagine his surprise when he woke up to pouring rain, and NO GAME! This, coupled with some events at school that don't go his way, send Braden on an overreaction tailspin! Will Braden be able to recover from his overreacting tendencies and practice the tips of flexible thinking that his teacher and mom teach him? Find out in another comical story by Bryan Smith.

Thinking Through Project Based Learning

Author: Jane Krauss
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781452202563
Size: 12.16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Everything you need to know to lead effective and engaging project-based learning! This timely and practical book shows how to implement academically-rich classroom projects that teach the all-important skill of inquiry. Teachers will find: A research-driven case for project-based learning, supported by current findings on brain development and connections with Common Core standards Numerous sample projects for every K-12 grade level Strategies for integrating project-based learning within all main subject areas, across disciplines, and with current technology and social media Ideas for involving the community through student field research, special guests, and showcasing student work

The Impulsive Disorganized Child

Author: James Forgan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781618214034
Size: 20.70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Impulsive, scattered, lost, unfocused, unprepared, disorganized: These are just a few of the words used to describe kids with executive functioning deficits, which commonly affect many children already diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism. The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids with Executive Functioning Difficulties helps parents pinpoint weak executive functions in their children, then learn how to help their kids overcome these deficits with practical, easy solutions. Children who can't select, plan, initiate, or sustain action toward their goals are children who simply struggle to succeed in school and other aspects of life. Parents need the helpful, proven advice and interactive surveys and action plans in this book to empower them to take positive action to teach their disorganized, impulsive child to achieve independence, success, and a level of self-support.

Of Course Its A Big Deal

Author: Bryan Smith
Publisher: Executive Function
ISBN: 1944882111
Size: 12.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Part of the Executive Function series of books for children, Of Course It's a Big Deal teaches kids not to overreact to situations.

The Kids Guide To Staying Awesome And In Control

Author: Lauren Brukner
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857009623
Size: 14.89 MB
Format: PDF
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Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control! From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with fun stuff to help kids feel cool, calm and collected. They will learn how to label difficult feelings, choose the perfect strategies and tools to tackle them, and use these correctly whether at home or at school. The strategies and tools are accompanied by cartoon-style illustrations, and the author includes useful tips for parents and teachers as well as handy visual charts and checklists to track learning and progress. Armed with this book, kids will be well on their way to managing difficult emotions and feeling just right in whatever situation life throws at them! Suitable for children with emotional and sensory processing difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years.

How To Be A Superhero Called Self Control

Author: Lauren Brukner
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784502034
Size: 16.59 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Meet Self-Control, a superhero who wants to teach young children his super powers of self-control! Anxiety, frustration, anger, and other difficult feelings won't stand a chance against their new-found powers. Self-Control teaches children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 4-7 how to calm themselves using self-massage, deep pressure, breathing exercises, and activities such as making an imaginary list and finding their own peaceful place. This illustrated book also features an appendix with photocopiable super power charts, reinforcers, and reminder tools to ensure that parents, teachers, and other professionals can support children in upholding superhero strategies even after the book has been read.