For more than a decade, Helen has been fielding letters from anxious readers, and this is a new compilation of the myriad queries she has received and answered over that time.
Author: Helen Yemm
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
For more than a decade, Helen has been fielding letters from anxious readers, and this is a new compilation of the myriad queries she has received and answered over that time. Her weekly 'Thorny Problems' column is light-hearted but essentially practical, and it has earned her a devoted audience who love her no-nonsense approach. She delights in demystifying the gardening process, and has a pragmatic style that appeals to experienced gardeners as well as the uninitiated. With advice on everything from pruning clematis to dealing with unwanted garden visitors, in More Thorny ProblemsHelen takes you on a journey through the year and helps you negotiate your way through a whole range of gardening dilemmas.
I should have paid more careful attention.” This shows children what a sincere
apology looks and sounds like. When we apologize for unintentionally calling on
children out of turn order and then make a point of keeping a list of whose turn it
Author: Caltha Crowe
Publisher: Northeast Foundation for Ch
Arguing, excluding classmates, forming cliques, "forgetting" to do homework, refusing to do work, balking at sharing. These problems, so common in elementary classrooms, can disrupt learning, frustrate children, and exhaust teachers. This book gives you five strategies for working with children to solve these sorts of problems. You'll learn to use: problem-solving conferences, conflict resolution, role-playing, class meetings, and individual written agreements. With warmth, wit, and deep insight into classroom life, veteran teacher Caltha Crowe guides teachers in making the most of each strategy. She includes detailed steps, true stories from classrooms, actual conversations with students, and answers to real teachers' questions. Interactive planning pages will help you adapt the strategies for your own students.
... the physical energy needed to care for two more when the family is already
working all day , the need to soft - pedal discussions of values that have changed
, wondering how to handle visiting friends , and a thousand more thorny
Author: Barbara B. Brown
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The psychotherapist-author argues that stress has become a dangerous and widespread influence in modern society, traces the mental events that lead to stress, analyzes its emotional and physical impact, and presents a stress-control program