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Some recent books available at Okanagan College Library:
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Some examples of media available in Okanagan College Library:
ADHD & LD : Powerful Teaching Strategies and Accommodations
Call number: LC 4713.4 .R53 2007 (all campuses)
Sandra Rief presents specific strategies to assist teachers to help students to be successful in the classroom, and identifies a range of possible approaches to accommodate students with ADHD, learning disabilities, and other related disorders. Combines Rief's presentation with footage of teachers modelling techniques and strategies with their students in the integrated classroom.
Ian Brown on Q
Call number: RB 155.5 .B762 2009 CD (Salmon Arm)
CBC Radio Q host Jian Ghomeshi interviews Canadian author and broadcaster Ian Brown on his book The Boy in the Moon. Ian's son Walker Brown was born with Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome.
Call number: HV 891 .N48 2010 CD (Kelowna)
York University philosopher Stuart Shanker is one of the world's leading thinkers on kids with disorders. The author of twenty books on philosophy and human development, he incorporates the latest knowledge we have about the brain to improve the lives of struggling children. He talks with CBC Radio IDEAS producer Mary O'Connell.
To help you browse the Library shelves, try the following areas:
BF 721-BF 723 Child Psychology
LB 3013 - Motivation & Classroom Management
LC 1200-LC 1203 Inclusive Education
LC 4001-LC 4806 Special Education
RC 435-RC 571 Personality/behavior disorders; Developmental disabilities
RJ 370-RJ 550 Pediatrics; Physiological problems and diseases of children and adolescents
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