In their new book, Bergmann and Brough provide a clear path to follow for helping your at-risk students achieve success in and out of the classroom. Packed with classroom-tested, practical strategies and lesson plans for teaching respect, responsibility, resilience, reading, and other essential skills to at-risk students, this is a must-have book for educators at all levels.
Use the plans alone, or as part of a unit. Either way, the tools for success in this book will help you positively impact the lives of at-risk students every day. Each chapter is dedicated to a different skill and offers easy-to-implement activities and strategies based on achieving success in that essential skill.
Each chapter includes a component about what parents and caregivers can do to help their at-risk children achieve success, and provides a basis for effective communication between educator and parent, an important piece of the puzzle often overlooked.
Chapter 1: Who Are These Students and Why Should We Listen to Them?
Chapter 2: Helping Students Develop Resilience
Chapter 3: Helping Students Develop Resourcefulness
Chapter 4: Helping Students Develop Responsibility
Chapter 5: Helping Students Develop Positive Relationships
Chapter 6: Helping Students Develop Respect
Chapter 7: Helping Students Develop Reading Skills