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The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students

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Based on a collaboration dating back nearly a decade, the authors—a behavioral analyst and a child psychiatrist—reveal their systematic approach for deciphering causes and patterns of difficult behaviors and how to match them with proven strategies for getting students back on track to learn.

The Behavior Code includes user-friendly worksheets and other helpful resources.
Paperback, 280 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Harvard Education Press
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Beth
Jun 17, 2012 Beth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I discovered this new book from Jessica Minahan and Nancy Rappaport after reading a couple of Minahan's articles online. Published in April, 2012 by Harvard Education Press, The Behavior Code is a clearly written, well organized guide to understanding and working successfully with K-6 students with challenging behaviors.

As a K-4 teacher librarian I found it very helpful, especially the chapter on teaching children with anxiety. The authors explain why anxious children may have inconsistent behav
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Sandy
Nov 12, 2015 Sandy rated it really liked it
Good information regarding these difficulties, but often requires outside help that may not be accessed for various reasons.
Bess Raynor
Mar 20, 2014 Bess Raynor rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
To all my special educator/school psychologist/social worker friends: read this book! Really great, practical tips and interventions.
Mrs. Triplett
Jan 27, 2015 Mrs. Triplett rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Common Sense.
Kristy Campbell
Sep 08, 2016 Kristy Campbell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tips and tricks are so easy to imagine that I can't wait to use this book! We should've read this in college...
Sara
Nov 14, 2015 Sara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book had a lot of strategies for working with students with behavior issues. It will be a book that I will refer to as needed in the future. It was easy to read.
Susan
Feb 07, 2015 Susan rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I actually found this book boring and hard to comprehend. It's still sitting in my pile and for the second time, I will not finish it. Nothing new here!
Kristin
Sep 27, 2012 Kristin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is written by my friend Jessica. She helped me so much with challenging behaviors in the classroom. It will be published April 19, 2012. Check it out! http://www.jessicaminahan.com/
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