New Books for the Week of October 28th

Attention Education Majors!! We’ve got all kinds of new goodies for future teachers! Along with the books listed below, we’ve received a whole new series of leveled readers. There are now sets in the Oversized area of the CMC and the Jr. Library. We also just got in a new Language Arts set called Imagine It. Check them out!

Activities for Fine Motor Skills Development provides ideas for hands-on learning activities in order to develop fine motor skills whereby students can learn about life by discovering things for themselves. Through the use of quick activity descriptions and reproducible pages, teachers will find fun and useful ways to help children learn, practice, and refine their fine motor skills.

Bullying Prevention & Intervention: Realistic Strategies for Schools
Grounded in research and extensive experience in schools, this engaging book describes practical ways to combat bullying at the school, class, and individual levels. Step-by-step strategies are presented for developing school- and district-wide policies, coordinating team-based prevention efforts, and implementing targeted interventions with students at risk. Special topics include how to involve teachers, parents, and peers in making schools safer; ways to address the root causes of bullying and victimization; the growing problem of online or cyberbullying; and approaches to evaluating intervention effectiveness. In a large-size format with convenient lay-flat binding, the book features helpful reproducibles, concrete examples, and questions for reflection and discussion.

A History of Autism This unique book is the first to fully explore the history of autism – from the first descriptions of autistic-type behaviour to the present day. Features in-depth discussions with leading professionals and pioneers to provide an unprecedented insight into the historical changes in the perception of autism and approaches to it Presents carefully chosen case studies and the latest findings in the field Includes evidence from many previously unpublished documents and illustrations Interviews with parents of autistic children acknowledge the important contribution they have made to a more profound understanding of this enigmatic condition


About jessicashuck

Jessica is a Library Associate at Cornerstone University's Miller Library and a future librarian. Currently, she is working on her MLIS through the University of South Florida. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crafting, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.
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