achievement in a mainstream school, by Liz Hawes.
in New Zealand Principal, 27 (4), 2012, p. 7-10.
to the principal of Te Akau ki Papamoa School about factors that have led to
raising Māori students' achievement. Looks at the school's values, its
inclusion of whānau, teacher development, and curriculum focus.
myths about student discipline, by Laurie Boyd.
in Educational Leadership, 70 (2), 2012, p. 62-66.
common misconceptions about ways in which teachers can and cannot change
classroom behaviour. Looks at the use of schoolwide behaviour systems to
improve student behaviour.
systematic evidence review of school-based group contingency interventions for
students with challenging behavior, by Daniel M. Maggin et al.
in the Journal of School Psychology, 50 (5), 2012, p. 625-654.
the research underlying group contingency interventions (GCI) for problematic
student behaviour in classroom settings. Considers whether there is sufficient
evidence to support the use of GCI as an evidence based strategy for addressing
classroom behaviour problems.
Our first Coffee
Support Group for this year is on Thursday 21 February 2013 at 10.30 am at De
Ville Cafe, New St, Nelson. This is a child friendly venue with a fence & gate
at the front. Everyone welcome.
Ten Pin Bowling - Junior & Youth Group Activity
Who: For our kids and young people with ASD up
to 16 years of age
When: Saturday 2 March 2013, 9.15 am - 10.45 am.
Where: Ten Pin Bowling, Action Indoor Sports
Centre, 30 McPherson Street, Richmond
Cost: $3.00 per young person (rest is
Bring: A snack and a
drink (Café is available on site)
wool / Ear protectors if a bit noisy
caregiver/parent must be with each young person.