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Teaching Mathematics Meaningfully: Solutions for Reaching Struggling Learners

by David H. Allsopp

Unlock math concepts for struggling learners with the expanded new edition of this bestselling text, ideal for both preservice and in-service educators.

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Seven Steps for Developing a Proactive Schoolwide Discipline Plan: A Guide for Principals and Leadership Teams

by Geoffrey T. Colvin 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

 

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New Book Series in Our Library

DEC Recommended Practices Monograph Series: No. 1-8

The DEC Recommended Practices (RPs) bridge the gap between research and practice, offering guidance to parents and professionals who work with young children who have or are at risk for developmental delays or disabilities.

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New Title Available in Our Lending Library

Don't Suspend Me! : An Alternative Discipline Toolkit 
By Jessica Djabrayan Hannigan

A user-friendly guide for teachers and administrators to use positive and meaningful discipline methods and avoid exclusionary discipline practices. 

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New Title in Our Lending Library

Building Executive Function and Motivation in the Middle Grades

by Susanne Croasedaile

Using real-life examples, this book shows educators how to integrate Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to transform the learning experience for their students.

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New Title Available in Our Lending Library

The Early Childhood Education Playbook
By Kateri Thunder

The Early Childhood Education Playbook examines how the Visible Learning® research can guide our decisions as we plan, teach, document, and partner with families and colleagues so that we can have the greatest possible impact on the learning and development of young children. 

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Virginia Literacy Act

Virginia Literacy Act; early student literacy; evidence-based literacy instruction; science-based reading research was passed into law during the 2022 General Assembly session. Full implementation of the law will begin during the 2024-25 school year. Contact VCU’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) for resources and information regarding evidence-based instruction and reading research.

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Students with behavior difficulties can sometimes challenge even the most seasoned teacher. Meaningful Work: Changing Student Behavior with School Jobs offers educators a guide to help change student behaviors with school jobs. The text merges two topics, positive behavior supports and transition, emphasizing strategies for grades K-6. Transition skills can begin as early as elementary school and continue through high school.

If you would like a FREE copy for your toolbox, contact LaTonja Wright at wrightly2@vcu.edu.

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The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior

by Beth Baker M.S.Ed. and Char Ryan Ph.D.

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

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Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools, Second Edition: The Behavior Education Program

by Deanne A. Crone, Leanne S. Hawken, et al.

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

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Book Cover Academic and Behavior Supports for At-Risk Students: Tier 2 Interventions

Academic and Behavior Supports for At-Risk Students: Tier 2 Interventions

by Melissa Stormont, Wendy M. Reinke , et al.

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

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Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

by Mahzarin R. R. Banaji & Anthony G. Greenwald 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

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Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner

by Pérsida Himmele & William Himmele 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

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2022 Virginia Assistive Technology, Tools, and Strategies (VATTS)

The 2022 Virginia Assistive Technology, Tools, and Strategies (VATTS): Considerations and Assessment Guidance Document, Consideration Guide and Resource Guide are now available. These resources replace the previous versions of the AT Consideration and Resource Guide.

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"How!" is not the way American Indians say 'Hello'


For more information regarding American Indians in children's literature, please visit the AICL website.
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T/TAC

The Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center at Virginia Commonwealth University offers a variety of services tailored to assist personnel in schools, interagency coordinating councils and state-operated programs in Superintendent’s Regions 1 and 8. The VDOE T/TAC is a part of the statewide network of T/TACs across Virginia and a participating member of the online community T/TAC Online. VDOE's T/TAC at VCU is also a part of the Partnership for People with Disabilities, a member of the National University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the VCU School of Education.

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Assistive technology

Support for the development and ongoing growth of assistive technology teams

Autism spectrum disorder

Tools for educators, administrators and parents working to improve services for students with ASD

Behavior

Support for school personnel and service providers to meet the behavioral needs of children and youth with disabilities

Early childhood special education

Evidence-based practices used in the field of early intervention, early childhood education and early childhood special education

Inclusive practice

Ways in which students with disabilities may access the general education curriculum in their school

Intellectual disabilities

Strategies for promoting meaningful instruction and post-school outcomes for people with intellectual disabilities

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