The following publications and resources are available to school staff on a checkout basis from Central Office. Please e-mail your requests to Mary Jo Lownds (firstname.lastname@example.org) she will send materials through the courier. Many titles are also available in your school buildings.
Diverse Student Populations:
By Mykal Wynn:
Increasing Student Achievement
Understanding and Educating African American Children: From Excuses to Excellence
Empowering African-American Males to Succeed, A Ten-Step Approach for Parents and Teachers
The Eagles who Thought They were Chickens, Teacher’s Guide
The Eagles who Thought They were Chickens, Student Activity Book
On Parenting: Ten Steps to Helping your Child Succeed in School
Don’t Quit, Inspirational Poetry
Test of Faith, a Personal Testimony of God’s Grace, Mercy and Omnipotent Power
By Ruby Payne:
A Framework for Understanding Poverty
Learning Structures, Modules 10-16 Workboo
Behavior and Instructional Discipline:
By Randy Sprick:
CHAMPS: A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management
The Teacher’s Encyclopedia of Behavior Management
Foundations, Establishing Positive Discipline Policy
Aministrator’s Desk Reference of Behavior Management
Coaching Classroom Management Strategies and Tools for Administrators and Coaches
Behavioral Response to Intervention, Creating a Continuum of Problem-Solving & Support
Kimberly J. Vannest, Cecil R. Reynolds and Randy W. Kamphaus, Intervention Guide for Behavioral and Emotional Issues
Dr. Margaret R. Dolan, School Violence…Calming the Storm, A guide to creating a fight-free school environment (Foreward by Mykal Wynn)
Ross W. Greene, PhD., The Explosive Child, A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, “Chronically Inflexible” Children.
Rachel Simmons,Odd Girl Out, The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls.
Discipline With Dignity for Challenging Youth
Motivating Students Who Don’t Care, Successful Techniques for Educators
Power Struggles, Successful Techniques for Educators
Arnold Goldstein et al, Break It Up, A Teacher’s Guide to Managing Student Aggression
Michelle Karns, How to Create Positive Relationships with Students, A Handbook of Group Activities and Teaching Strategies.
Michael Sterba and Tom Dowd, Treating Youth with DSM-IV Disorders, The Role of Social Skill Instruction.
Deanne A. Crone, Robert Horner, Leanne Hawken, Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools, A behavior education program.
By William R. Jenson, Ginger Rhode and H. Kenton Reavis:
The TOUGH KID Book
The Tough Kid TOOL BOX
The Tough Kid, Principal’s Briefcase, a Practical Guide to Schoolwide Behavior Management and Legal Issues
English Language Learners:
Jane Echevarria et al, Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners, The SIOP Model
Carol Turkington, The Brain Encyclopedia
Pierce J. Howard, The Owner’s Manual for the Brain
By Eric Jensen:
Different Brains, Different Learners, How to Reach the Hard to Reach
Teaching with the Brain in Mind
David Sousa, How the Special Needs Brain Learns
Marilee Sprenger, Learning and Memory, The Brain in Action
Robin Karr-Morse and Meredith S. Wiley, Ghosts from the Nursery, Tracing the Roots of Violence
Shirley Cohen, Targeting Autism
Beth Fouse and Maria Wheeler, A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism
Jasmine Lee O’Neill, Through the Eyes of Aliens, A book about Autistic People
Harry and Rosemary Wong, The First Days of School, How to be an Effective Teacher
James D. Sutton, 101 Ways to Make your Classroom Special
Gary Phillips and Maurice Gibbons, 63 Ways of Improving Classroom Instruction
Douglass Campbell, Creative Problem Solving, Adventures in Applied Creativity
Rose Westmoreland, Building Self-Esteem
Larry Chase, The Other Side of the Report Card: A How-To-Do-It Program for Affective Education.