The Educational Assistant’s Guide to Supporting Inclusion in a Diverse Society

The Educational Assistant’s Guide to Supporting Inclusion in a Diverse Society

by Carole Massing (Author), Bonnie Anderson (Author), Carol Anderson (Author)
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Canadian classrooms are a microcosm of Canada?s diverse society, and educational assistants play a vital role in helping all students feel valued, capable, and included. The Educational Assistant?s Guide to Supporting Inclusion in a Diverse Society uses case studies and examples to present an accessible, practical guide to acquiring the key skills and knowledge you need to be an effective, professional enhancement to the classroom.

Topics include:

  • The many and varied roles and responsibilities of EAs
  • Ethical duties of EAs
  • Effective advocacy techniques
  • The role of reflective practice in solving problems
  • Building relationships and communicating with students, parents, teachers, and school administrators
  • Recent research on the brain, self-esteem, resilience theory, and multiple intelligences
  • The importance of an individualized, holistic approach to student learning
  • Universal Design for Learning, and strategies for differentiating academic and social learning
  • Techniques for observation and documentation
  • Positive guidance strategies for challenging behaviours

Publication date
August 02, 2020
Publisher
Page count
210
ISBN
9781550598612
Paper ISBN
9781550598582
File size
1 MB