Facilitator's Guide to How the Special Needs Brain Learns, Second Edition 2nd Edition
by David A. Sousa (Author)
Use these powerful training tools to help teachers develop effective instructional strategies for students with learning disabilities!
Based on David A. Sousa's bestseller, this facilitator's guide focuses on working with students with ADHD/ADD; speech, reading, writing, and math disabilities; emotional and behavioral disorders; autism; and Asperger syndrome. This complete chapter-by-chapter training resource is ideal for groups of any size. Highlights for the facilitator include:
Activities for small or large groups
Discussion and journaling prompts
Supplemental reading linked to each chapter
A workshop evaluation form
About the Author
David A. Sousa is an international educational consultant. He has made presentations at national conventions of educational organizations and has conducted workshops on brain research and science education in hundreds of school districts and at several colleges and universities across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. His teaching experience covers all levels. He has taught junior and senior high school science, served as a K–12 director of science, and was supervisor of instruction for the West Orange, New Jersey, schools. He then became superintendent of the New Providence, New Jersey, public schools. Sousa has been an adjunct professor of education at Seton Hall University and a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University. He was president of the National Staff Development Council in 1992.
Sousa has edited science books and published numerous books and articles in leading educational journals on staff development, science education, and brain research. He has received awards from professional associations and school districts for his commitment and contributions to research, staff development, and science education. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award and an honorary doctorate in education from Bridgewater (Mass.) State College. He has appeared on NBC Today and National Public Radio to discuss his work with schools using brain research. Sousa has a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Massachusetts State College at Bridgewater, a master of arts in teaching with a major in science from Harvard University, and a doctorate from Rutgers University.
Age Range: 8 and up
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Corwin Press; 2 edition (February 16, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 10.8 x 0.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)