Attention Seeking: A Complete Guide for Teachers (Lucky Duck Books 2nd Revised edition)

Attention Seeking: A Complete Guide for Teachers (Lucky Duck Books 2nd Revised edition)

By: Nigel Mellor (author)Paperback

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This new edition of Nigel Mellor's bestselling book 'Attention Seeking' is focused specifically on solving the distressing problems raised by attention seeking behaviour, both in classrooms and in pre-school settings. Useful both as a reference and a practical guide, the book can help practitioners meet the requirements of 'Every Child Matters'. Drawing on over 20 years experience working with teachers and parents, the author's approach is down to earth, encouraging and challenging. The second edition has a new easy to follow layout, with chapters containing practical points, new case study materials and updated references. Other brand new features include: - a 10 steps programme setting out clear strategies to use - material on the use of stories - discussion of problems with time-out - cutting-edge coverage of ADHD, chaos, autism, language problems and attachment - ideas for managing parent meetings in school. Written for staff in nurseries and schools (mainstream and special), and for lecturers and researchers in departments of education, this book is ideal for anyone wanting to understand more about attention seeking and reduce this unwanted behaviour in the young people they work with. Visit Nigel Mellor's website : here

About Author

Dr Nigel Mellor is an experienced educational psychologist and visiting lecturer at the University of Newcastle and the University of Northumbria. He has written widely in the field of educational psychology.


Part I: Practical Steps Introduction to attention seeking Starting a programme Guidelines for developing a programme - initial stages The intervention: rewards/positive consequences The intervention: planned ignoring The intervention: sanctions/negative consequences Follow up and trouble-shooting Part II: Case material Case studies and case fragments Part III: The context Introduction to the academic context plus published and other case study material Theoretical background - initial survey Recent developments in theory and practice Appendices Stories to use with children Managing meetings with parents - prevention is better than cure Resources to meet a wide range of special needs Social stories - a brief case study

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412928953
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9781412928953
  • weight: 310
  • ISBN10: 1412928958
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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