Meet Self-Control, a superhero who wants to teach young children his super powers of self-control! Anxiety, frustration, anger, and other difficult feelings won't stand a chance against their new-found powers. Self-Control teaches children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 4-7 how to calm themselves using self-massage, deep pressure, breathing exercises, and activities such as making an imaginary list and finding their own peaceful place. This illustrated book also features an appendix with photocopiable super power charts, reinforcers, and reminder tools to ensure that parents, teachers, and other professionals can support children in upholding superhero strategies even after the book has been read.
The self-control super hero is back! This time, they've come prepared with simple strategies to tackle the difficult emotions and challenges of everyday life. From the morning routine to making friends at recess, paying attention in class and getting a good night's sleep, this guide will help children stay on track and save the day! Focussing on specific times of the day that present particular challenges, the book uses illustrations and simple language to describe breathing exercises, stretching, and visualization techniques to help children aged 4-7 keep calm and in control. Suitable for all children, but especially those with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties, this is an accessible guide with extra tips and resources for parents, educators or therapists.
In this exciting conclusion to the Crimson City series, Cydney Brighton, a rogue walking a thin line between heaven and hell, arrives in the City to discover her true nature with the help of a friend--part-man, part-machine--who will do anything to make himself whole. Original.
Strengths Gym offers practical lesson plans enabling teachers, parents, advisors, and consultants to teach children about their own and other's personal strengths. The material is based on findings from positive psychology and has been developed by a research psychologist and an experienced teacher. Strengths Gym looks at personal well-being from a positive perspective, by focusing on the strengths children already possess and would benefit from using more. The material presents a wide range of specific teaching strategies that can be immediately applied in various settings. Children learn to apply their own personal resources and develop their potential for the benefit of themselves and the community. The lesson plans can be used in general teaching, or in individual settings. This manual includes flexible, easy-to-use lesson plans and comprehensive student exercises exploring 24 universal strengths of character across three levels.
This book's chronological organization clearly explains the physical, cognitive, language, and social development of infants and toddlers, pre-schoolers, school-age children, and adolescents, and their own special ways of thinking and behaving. Rich with examples and applications, the book always emphasizes practical uses of the knowledge related to the study of children. Knowledge-in-Action boxes provide additional information on Education, Special Education, Health/Safety, and Policy - topics selected with an eye toward application. This is the only child development book with separate language chapters for each stage of development. Complete and thorough coverage of infant, child, and adolescent development conveyed in a straightforward and clear writing style. Research Close-Up boxes provide concise reviews of current research on important and interesting topics. For anyone interested in child development, early childhood education, and family studies.
Alan Nadel provides a unique analysis of the rise of American postmodernism by viewing it as a breakdown in Cold War cultural narratives of containment. These narratives, which embodied an American postwar foreign policy charged with checking the spread of Communism, also operated, Nadel argues, within a wide spectrum of cultural life in the United States to contain atomic secrets, sexual license, gender roles, nuclear energy, and artistic expression. Because these narratives were deployed in films, books, and magazines at a time when American culture was for the first time able to dominate global entertainment and capitalize on global production, containment became one of the most widely disseminated and highly privileged national narratives in history. Examining a broad sweep of American culture, from the work of George Kennan to Playboy Magazine, from the movies of Doris Day and Walt Disney to those of Cecil B. DeMille and Alfred Hitchcock, from James Bond to Holden Caulfield, Nadel discloses the remarkable pervasiveness of the containment narrative. Drawing subtly on insights provided by contemporary theorists, including Baudrillard, Foucault, Jameson, Sedgwick, Certeau, and Hayden White, he situates the rhetoric of the Cold War within a gendered narrative powered by the unspoken potency of the atom. He then traces the breakdown of this discourse of containment through such events as the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Free Speech Movement at Berkeley, and ties its collapse to the onset of American postmodernism, typified by works such as Catch–22 and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence. An important work of cultural criticism, Containment Culture links atomic power with postmodernism and postwar politics, and shows how a multifarious national policy can become part of a nation’s cultural agenda and a source of meaning for its citizenry.
Details the lives and works of Caribbean authors in the context of Caribbean history and culture. This encyclopedia includes more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries written by more than 20 expert contributors. These entries cover authors, works, genres, historical and cultural figures, themes, and various topics.
Springing from the depths of the Depression, the birth of the comic book superhero spawned a new genre that still resonates seventy years later, a journey chronicled in an in-depth look at the people and personalities behind the creations. 60,000 first printing.
Contains alphabetically arranged entries on the superheroes of film and television, providing information on cast and credits, a format guide, episode descriptions, cross references, and commentary.
What Is Happening to Your Body? Dude, God made you just the way you are, even if things are changing. In this fun and down-to-earth handbook for guys ages 8 to 12, you'll find answers to questions about your changing body, including... what physical changes to expect and how to handle them tips on staying healthy, feeding your body, and other things a guy needs to know how to use your body to fulfill your highest purpose as a man—bringing glory to God This contains everything a preteen guy needs to know about his changing body and feelings, and it's all written from the Bible's point of view. You can look forward to all God has planned for you because it's great to be a guy!
'From humble beginnings as a private investigator in the Heavenly Court, Satan worked his way up the career ladder to become God's Chief Prosecutor. It wasn't long before he branched off and started his own global enterprise as Prince of The World. 'The Gospel of The Fallen Angel' is Satan's exclusive, honest account of the life and times of his greatest adversary, Jesus of Galilee.' When Jesus walked on earth he gave strict orders not to let anyone know who he was. My minions couldn't help themselves. They kept blurting it out! I had better self control. Until now! After 2000 years, I've finally broken my silence. Not bad going for the archetypal disobedient one! Satan Geraint's The Gospel of The Fallen Angel is a first to tell the story of Jesus from Satan's perspective. He tells the story of the real Jewish Jesus, not the fictitious Christ of the Christian church. A highly original, clever, often funny, alternative view of the Gospels. It has a lot to say about traditional Christianity that is interesting and uncomfortable. Its appeal is its modern message about what it means to be human, whether one is religious or not.
This book focuses on the importance of play in evaluation and treating children with disabilities. It begins with an introduction to play and occupational therapy. Section two addresses assessment of play, section four discusses play as a means for enhancing development and skill acquisition, and the last section focuses on play as a goal of intervention. This comprehensive book, written by leading experts in the field, covers a broad array of topics and contains practical suggestions concerning evaluation and treatment. Includes key terms, review questions, many case examples and a glossary.