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  • 101 Creative Strategies for Helping Children with High Stress

    101 Creative Strategies for Helping Children with High Stress

    by Youthlight

    Highly stressed children eventually experience increased school failure behaviour difficulties social/emotional problems and/or health difficulties. This book provides a collection of strategies (including reproducible student worksheets) specifically designed for you to use to help highly stressed children to: Learn about what are normal anxious feelings Explore how to cope with the stressors that lead to these feelings Identify and express specific current and past fears Learn and practice appropriate coping skills An At-A-Glance Chart is included to help you quickly locate suggested strategies according to the type of...

  • 102 Creative Strategies for Working with Depressed Children and Adolescents

    102 Creative Strategies for Working with Depressed Children and Adolescents

    by Youthlight

    Depression can have many harmful and even devastating effects on the lives of children and adolescents. It can derail school performance and lead to social and family troubles. It can also have harmful effects on a young person's physical health. This book is a practical resource that includes a variety of strategies (including reproducible worksheets) designed to use with elementary, middle & high school youth. An ""At-A-Glance"" chart is included to help you quickly locate strategies suitable for particular age groups. *Topics include:* Relaxation Nutrition Spirituality Exercise Cognitive & Behavioural...

  • 121 Strategies for Bully Proofing Your School

    121 Strategies for Bully Proofing Your School

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $35.40* *Reduced by 20% - Now $28.30* 121 Strategies for Bully Proofing Your School is designed to end bullying now. Based on the best practices of top principals, teachers, guidance counsellors and resource officers this offers a complete array of quick and practical solutions to what many experts call our nation's worst school problem today-bullying. Using the suggestions hints and advice in this book will immediately create a No-More-Bullying climate in your classroom no matter what grade level and in your cafeteria, school and community....

  • 131 Creative Strategies for Reaching Children with Anger Problems

    131 Creative Strategies for Reaching Children with Anger Problems

    by Youthlight

    This practical guide is full of insight techniques and activities for managing and helping chronically angry children. It provides teachers, counsellors, parents and other professionals with numerous helpful strategies for dealing with the challenges they face when attempting to reach and help these children. The first section of this book covers the causes and effects of anger problems and roadblocks to anger management. Next the 131 creative strategies featured including 24 reproducible skill sheets. Then the book focuses on techniques and approaches designed especially for parents. The final section includes a list...

  • 141 Creative Strategies for Reaching Adolescents with Anger Problems

    141 Creative Strategies for Reaching Adolescents with Anger Problems

    by YouthLight

    This resource will give you a unique practical collection of insights techniques activities and reproducible student worksheets to help chronically angry adolescents. Using this book you will be able to quickly find strategies that best fit students with different kinds of anger problems. These are categorized as five levels of anger intensity and strategies offered for each. Category: Anger Level Types of Strategies Presented: Mild Positively preventative Moderate Preventative and quick & easy-to-use Strong Fairly intense and firm interventions Very Strong Intense interventions and...

  • Aboriginal Topic Cards

    Aboriginal Topic Cards

    by Riley Callie

    A set of 30 Topic Cards about Aboriginal Australia. These cards are designed to be used as a starting point for learning more about the beautiful history and continuing culture of Australia’s Aboriginal people. Take these cards and use them as ideas for Aboriginal topics to share in the classroom. Cards are double-sided; one side with a beautiful visual image to accompany the topic, and the other side a snapshot of information to get you started in your learning on that particular topic. Cards cover content such as: Kinship;...

  • Acting Out Card Deck

    Acting Out Card Deck

    by David Young & Lauren Wynne

    60 Amazing role play cards that explore solutions to critical teen issues Grades 7 - 12 Acting Out allows students to use the scene suggestions on each card to act out various situations that sometimes come up in the day to day lives of middle and high school students. Students in a small group select or are given a card that provides them with a scene description and actor parts needed. Then the actors present their mini-play with or without any preparation. Following the play, students in the small group...

  • Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    by David Young & Robert Bowman

    Acting Out! Substance Abuse Version 60 Thought-provoking role play and discussion cards for teens grades 7 - 12 Acting Out! — Substance Abuse Version is a card game that allows middle and high school students to use scene suggestions to role play various situations and/or use discussion questions to explore attitudes, solutions, and ideas about substance abuse.. The cards (150mm X 100mm) are divided into two categories. Role play cards and discussion cards *Topics Include:* Attitudes Toward Drugs Facts About Drugs Drug Use, Tolerance, and Addiction What Would You Do...

  • ADHD: 102 Practical Strategies for "Reducing the Deficit"

    ADHD: 102 Practical Strategies for "Reducing the Deficit"

    by Youthlight

    This best seller on ADD/ADHD is a concise easy-to-follow resource that features powerful strategies to help ADD/ADHD students improve their academic and social/emotional abilities. The authors present 102 ways parents and professionals can help children and adolescents cope with and overcome ADHD. Included are checklists and charts to help with organizational skills. Using a brief and quick reference format this book shows you how the deficit in ADD/ADHD can be reduced in children and adolescents. This resource is immediately useable for professionals educators and parents. It includes: Understanding and Treating...

  • Being Normal is the Only Way To Be: Adolescent Perspectives on Gender and School

    Being Normal is the Only Way To Be: Adolescent Perspectives on Gender and School

    by Wayne Martino and Maria Pallot

    A book for teachers and parents of adolescents. It is colourful, absorbing, illuminating, and – critically – practical. Each chapter draws on the perceptions and writings of teenage boys and girls, and uses these to build a specific knowledge about what it means to be an adolescent at school, what it means to be ‘cool’ and ‘normal’, and the effects of these social constructions on learning and relationships. The book grew out of the authors’ concern that welfare or pastoral-car policies in schools are silent about the effects of certain...

  • Big Book of EVEN MORE Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens: Inspiring Arts-Based Activities and Character Education Curricula

    Big Book of EVEN MORE Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens: Inspiring Arts-Based Activities and Character Education Curricula

    by Lindsey Joiner

    Following on from The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens, this book provides EVEN MORE imaginative and fun activity ideas, lessons, and projects for use with difficult and challenging children and teens aged 5+. From ice breakers and group starters to bibliotherapy and monthly character education activities, there are over 90 ideas designed to unleash the creativity of children and teens, and teach social skills, strategies to control anger and anxiety, conflict resolution, positive thinking skills, and more. They make use of art, scientific experiments, expressive...

  • Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens: Inspiring Arts-Based Activities and Character Education Curricula

    Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens: Inspiring Arts-Based Activities and Character Education Curricula

    by Lindsey Joiner

    For difficult or challenging children and teenagers in therapeutic or school settings, creative activities can be an excellent way of increasing enjoyment and boosting motivation, making the sessions more rewarding and successful for everyone involved. This resource provides over one hundred tried-and-tested fun and imaginative therapeutic activities and ideas to unleash the creativity of children and teenagers aged 5+. Using a variety of techniques which make use of art, music, stories, poetry and film, the activities teach social skills development, anger control strategies, conflict resolution, positive thinking skills, and many other...

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