Deer Creek Psychological Associates: Resources
- Online Resources
The NIH Consensus Development Program
Brain Gym® International / Educational Kinesiology Foundation
- Interesting approach to learning through kinesiology
American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
368 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, New York 11725
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD)
1703 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
1904 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1537
Armstrong, Thomas. (1998). Awakening Genius in the Classroom. ASCD.
Shahn, Ben. (1957). The Shape of Content. Harvard University
- Down to earth advice for young people who want to be
APA Zero Tolerance Task Force (2008). Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? An Evidentiary Review and Recommendations. American Psychologist, Vol. 63, No. 9, 852-862.
Amstutz L. & Mullet, J. (1969). The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools. Good Books.
Barkley, Russell. (1987). Defiant Children: Parent-Teacher Assignments. Guilford Press.
- Best if used with a therapist or a group.
Brooks, Robert. (1991). The Self-Esteem Teacher. Ags Pub.
- An excellent book on the common sense, but
so often overlooked strategies to dealing with difficult children. Every teacher should read
Costello, B. et al (2009). The Restorative Practices Handbook: For Teachers, Disciplinarians and Administrators. International Institute for Restorative Practices.
Cornell, D. G. (2006) School Violence: Fears Versus Facts. (Landmark Essays) (essays) Lawrence Erlbaum .
- An excellent review of lethal violence in schools.
Curwin, R. & Mendler, A. (1988). Discipline with Dignity. ASCD.
- Excellent behavioral strategies for schools.
Curwin, R. & Mendler, A. (1997). As Tough as Necessary: Countering Violence, Aggression, and
Hostility in our Schools. ASCD.
Fried, SuEllen & Paula. (1996). Bullies and Victims: Helping Your Child Through the Schoolyard
- A very compelling book about the dangers of being a student. Important reading for bullies.
Froschl, M., et al. (1998). Quit It! A Teacher's Guide on Teasing and Bullying for Use with
Students in Grades K-3. Educational Equity Concepts, Inc.
Henley, Martin. (1997). Teaching Self-Control: A curriculum for responsible behavior. National
- A good curriculum for responsibility that gives lessons for academic areas.
Lerner, M., et al. (2003). A Practical Guide for Crisis Response in Our Schools.
- Covers everyday hassles to trauma events in school.
National Institute Research Council (2003). Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence. National Academies Press.
- Fascinating anthropological look at lethal school violence
Pranis, Kay (1969). The Little Book of Circle Processes: A New/Old Approach to Peacemaking. Good Books.
Preventing Violence...in Adolescents. NIH conference, October 2004.
Wielkiewicz, R. (1986). Behavior Management in the Schools. Pearson Allyn & Bacon.
- Very technical, for those who want to
know more in depth.
Wood, M. & Long, N. (1991). Life Space Crisis Intervention. Pro-Ed.
- Excellent strategies that
should be taught to all teachers and counselors who work with children.
Zehr, Howard (1969). The Little Book of a Restorative Justice. Good Books.
Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader's Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning Programs. Illinois Edition. www.CASEL.org
- Education: General
Bedrova, E. & Leong, D. (2007). Tools of the mind: The Vygotskian approach to early childhood education. Pearson.
Brown, J. & Moffet, C. (2002). The Hero's Journey: Transforming Schools. ASCD.
- Excellent use
of Joseph's Campbell's work on heroes and myths as applied to the challenges of teacher and
Covington, M. & Teel, K. (1996). Overcoming Student Failure: Changing Incentives
for Learning. American Psychological Assoc.
- Excellent research on motivation. Should be required
reading for all teachers.
Elias, M.J, et al. (1997). Promoting Social and Emotional Learning: Guidelines for Educators. ASCD.
- Good overview of SEL, motivation and ways to assess it.
Glasser, W. (1986). Control Theory in the Classroom.
Goleman, Daniel. (1995). Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More than IQ. Bantam.
presents very cogent and profound reasons for teaching about feelings.
Honig, Alice. (1979). Parent Involvement in Early Childhood Education-Revised Edition Natl. Assoc. for
Educ. of Young Children
Johnson, D. et al. (1993). Cooperation in the Classroom, revised.
- The original on cooperative
Marazano, R.J., et al. (2001). Classroom Instruction that Works. ASCD.
- This book outlines the ten
best teaching stragies based on research. It is excellent.
Morin, Virginia. (1999). Fun to Grow On: Engaging Play Activities for Kids with Teachers,
Parents & Grandparents. Magnolia Street Publishing.
O'Callaghan, J. Brien. (1993). School-based Collaboration with Families. Josey-Bass.
Pianta, Robert http://curry.virginia.edu/academics/directory/robert-c.-pianta
Payne, Ruby K. (1995). Poverty: A Framework for Understanding and Working with Students and
Adults from Poverty. RFT Publishing.
Quarles, Anne (1995). Precious Gems. C & K Printing. 603-875-5577.
- Education: Multiple Intelligences
Armstrong, Thomas. (1994). Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. ASCD.
- Good strategies to
implement Gardner's theories.
Campbell, L & Campbell, B. (2000). Multiple Intelligences and Student Achievement. ASCD.
Forte, I. & Schurr, S. (1996). Curriculum & Project Planner for Integrating Learning Syles,
Thinking Skills, and Authentic Instruction. Incentive Publ.
- Nice integration of Multiple Intelligences, and Bloom's and William's taxonomies for curriculum
and lesson planning.
Gardner, H. (1993). Multiple Intelligences: The Theory and Practice. Basic Books.
- Easy to read
version of his earlier book.
Gardner, H. (1991). The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think & How Schools Should Teach. Basic
- Easy to read version of his earlier 1983 book.
Gardner, H. (1983). Frames of the Mind. Basic Books.
- Hard to read theories of multiple
Goleman, Daniel. (1995). Emotional Intelligence. Bantam.
Kagan, S. & Kagan, M. (1998). Multiple Intelligences: The complete MI book. Kagan