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Waller, Mary Bellis
Crack affected children : a teacher's guide / Mary Bellis Waller
Newbury Park, Calif. : Corwin Press, c1993
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 362.4 WAL    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children of drug addicts -- United States
Children of drug addicts -- Education -- United States
Crack (Drug) -- United States
Physical Description xiv, 90 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-90)
Contents 1. Who Are Crack-Affected Children? How Many Children Are Affected? What Are Crack and Cocaine? What Is the Optimal Educational Setting? Economic Factors. Legal Factors -- 2. What Are the Early Effects of Crack? Effects on the Developing Fetus. Effects on the Newborn Baby -- 3. Crack-Related Problems of Preschool and School-Age Children. Physical Problems. Learning Problems. Problems of Relationships. Results of Poor Socialization -- 4. Reaching and Teaching Techniques. Demand Attention. Put Safety First. Physically Restrain. Set Routines. Remember That Less Is More. Forget the Rich Classroom Environment. Forget Stimulating Teaching. Go Slowly. Teach One Thing at a Time. Use One Modality in Teaching. Keep Groups Very Small. Offer Few Choices. Limit the Number of Activities. Be Specific; Don't Hint. Teach Facial Expressions and Body Language. Appeal to the Intellect. Teach Play. Teach Social Interactions. Require Modeling of Behaviors. A Reminder
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Survival skills for teachers

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