For Early Childhood Curriculum, Methods in Early Childhood, and Multicultural/Diversity in Early Childhood Education courses.
This is the only text of its kind to specifically address how early childhood professionals can give children with risk factors the academic, social, and emotional support they need. Characteristics of what makes young children vulnerable for school problems are discussed to let teachers know what to look for. Teacher strategies are presented to strengthen children's skills and increase learning and achievement in kindergarten and the primary grades. Includes cases and student work samples to illustrate strategies.
Chapter 1 Children Vulnerable for Failure
Chapter 2 Characteristics That Contribute to Vulnerability for Failure
Chapter 3 Foundational Supports
Chapter 4 Supporting Learners with Unique Support Needs
Chapter 5 Using Assessment to Inform Instruction
Chapter 6 Supporting Appropriate Behavior
Chapter 7 Supporting Academic Growth
Chapter 8 Fostering Resilience Through Partnerships