Browsing posts tagged: Educational Psychology
Gaming Lives in the Twenty-First Century

Gaming Lives explores the complexly rendered relationship between computer gaming environments and literacy development by focusing on in-depth case studies of computer gamers in the United States at the beginning of the twenty-first century. This volume examines the claim that computer games can provide better literacy and learning environments than U.S. schools. Using the words […]

Emotions, Technology, and Digital Games

Emotions, Technology, and Digital Games explores the need for people to experience enjoyment, excitement, anxiety, anger, frustration, and many other emotions. The book provides essential information on why it is necessary to have a greater understanding of the power these emotions have on players, and how they affect players during, and after, a game. This […]

Serious Games

Serious Games provides a thorough exploration of the claim that playing games can provide learning that is deep, sustained and transferable to the real world. „Serious games“ is defined herein as any form of interactive computer-based game software for one or multiple players to be used on any platform and that has been developed to […]

Clock Watchers

Clock Watchers isn’t a book of tips and tricks. It applies the research on motivation and engagement to support increased achievement and improved attitudes about school. Stevi Quate and John McDermott’s framework catches students’ interest across the content areas, holds it through meaningful learning, creates further ways to connect kids with content, and sustains it […]

Language and Literacy Development

Children’s speaking, reading, and writing skills are closely connected, and this engaging text guides preservice and practicing teachers in choosing instructional strategies that promote the integrated development of these skills. The authors explore the foundations of language in the developing brain and show how language acquisition in early childhood influences later literacy and language use. […]

Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis

Describing the state of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors. Conceptual, empirical, and procedural building blocks of ABA […]

Your Child’s Growing Mind

The completely updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic hailed by parents and educators everywhere.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Children’s Drawing and Writing

Children’s everyday drawing and writing are paradoxical: charmingly engaging, yet seemingly unremarkable in their ordinariness. This book takes a very close look at what passes by largely unnoticed at home and in school: copying, texts fleetingly present then gone, a picture drawn after the valued work of writing has been completed. Examining features of children’s […]

The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander

It’s the deadliest combination going: bullies who terrorize, bullied kids who are afraid to tell, bystanders who watch, and adults who see the incidents as a normal part of childhood. All it takes to understand that this is a recipe for tragedy is a glance at headlines across the country. In this updated edition of […]

The Motivation Breakthrough

The Motivation Breakthrough explores proven techniques and strategies based on six possible motivational styles that will revolutionize the way teachers and parents inspire kids with learning disabilities to succeed and achieve.Backed by decades of experience in the classroom, educator and acclaimed author Rick Lavoie explodes common myths and gives specific advice for motivating children with […]