These quick and easy-to-implement 'practical ideas' focus on the most effective and widely used strategies that have a research base.
The Book of Practical Ideas contains 34 instructional strategies that can be used to improve students' social skills, organisation and communication. The ideas in the manual are presented in an easy-to-use format that includes:
- a one page explanation of each 'idea' or instructional strategy
- handy tips to increase each idea's effectiveness
- helpful illustrations and examples
- reproducible masters for most 'ideas'.
The Evaluation Form consists of a rating scale and an ideas matrix. Use the rating scale to evaluate behaviours that interfere with student learning and social interactions. Items on the scale aligned with the DSM-IV-TR indicators for Asperger Syndrome.