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Description - Peer Support Strategies by Erik W. Carter

Peer supports really work: they're a great, efficient way to help all students learn, make the most of teacher/ paraprofessional time, and increase the achievement level of challenging students. This is the concise, practical guide every middle and high school needs to implement peer support strategies - including cooperative learning and peer tutoring - to benefit students with moderate to severe disabilities and their peers. With this reader-friendly, step-by-step planning guide from the foremost authorities on peer supports, educators, paraprofessionals, and other school staff will: discover how peer supports are a 'two-way street', boosting the academic outcomes, social skills, and self-esteem of students with disabilities and the peers who support them; determine which students might benefit most from peer supports; and, recruit and match the students most likely to form mutually beneficial relationships.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781557668431
ISBN-10: 1557668434
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 160
Imprint: Brookes Publishing Co
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Erik W. Carter

Erik Carter is Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Craig H. Kennedy is Professor, Special Education and P ediatrics, Vanderbilt University. Lisa S. Cushing is Research Assistant, Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University.

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