The Profession

School Practice

This is a selection of readings on this site relating to aspects of school practice.


One day in the life of an Inner-city School-based Child and Youth Care Worker
     Shelley Chrest

Outdoor education and troubled youth
     Dene S. Berman and Jennifer Davis-Berman

Field Lane Ragged School
     C. Dickens

How to teach the unteachable
     Joseph Ciaccio

Ripples and Rumbles: Towards peaceable school communities
     Valerie Dovey

Basic education and skills training
    Cape Youth Care, Cape Town

Bullied to death
     From Jump Magazine

Moving beyond good intentions in schools
     Gail Russell Chaddock

Child and youth care work in a school undergoing complex language and cultural adjustment in South Africa
     Rosa Nightingale

School readiness
      EJ (ERIC journal

Academic strategies to build resilience  
     Theodore Pikes, Brenda Burrell, and Connie Holliday  

The tools of encouragement
     Timothy Evans

Mental health – at school, at home
     Cindy Long, John Page, Beth Hail, Tifffany Davis, and Len Mitchell

Preventing truancy
     Charles Walls, ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, Institute for Urban and Minority Education

Classroom management
     Gene Van Tassell

We don't need no thought control
     David Perks

Ways of knowing: Fostering resilience
     Jerri Simms Shepard

Conflict in schools: Win-win solutions
     Mary M Addison and Dolores A. Westmoreland

The school as a hub: Best practice model
     Rick Kelly

Soda and junk food machines
     Susan Krouskop

Giving children a voice through poetry
     Karenlee Clarke Alexander and Linda Shaw-Benson

Hobbs and spitting from windmills
     Rick Kelly

School to work transitions
     Cheryl Meredith Lowry

Child and youth work in educational settings
     Carey Denholm

Safe and caring schools
     Joan Jeary

Countering verbal abuse
     Arnold P. Goldstein

Community schools in action
     Joy G. Dryfoos

Dealing with violence and aggression
     Mary K. Fitzsimmons

Monitors as supports
     Sandra L. Christenson, Christine M. Hurley, Julie A. Hirsch, Melissa Kau, David Evelo and Willa Bates

Supporting LBGTQ students
     Michael Bochenek

Alternative ways
     Isabel Abrams

Working with aggressive students
     Eleanor Guetzloe

Antidote for zero tolerance
     Conrad D. Farner

Teaching conflict resolution
     U.S. Department of Education

Pathways to courage
     Steve Van Bockern, Laurie Wenger, and Julie Ashworth

Alternative programs?
     Richard Sagor

Community schools
    Mary M. Harris and John H. Hoover

Out-of-school curriculum
     Jean Pease

Improving relationships
     Mary Beth Hewitt

Waging peace
     Linda Lantieri

It doesn't look like a school ...
     Carol Weiss Rubel, M.S.

Touching Students
      Heather May

Deadly violence replaces scuffles at schools
     Helen Smith

The teacher is the curriculum
     Jack Kirkland

New ways with education
     Kim Campbell

A school without rules
     Marjorie Coeyman

Don't turn teachers into cops
     Donna Lieberman and Robert A. Perr

A teacher changing inner city lives
     Meg McSherry Breslin

Do schools fail gay and lesbian youth
     Michael Bochenek

Constable goes to school
     Kerry Williamson

Gaining respect in the classroom
     David Paul

Teen peer mediators sharpen skills
     Rachel Gottlieb

Challenges and questions facing the development of Child and Youth Care Work in Canadian educational settings
 Carey Denholm

Effective partnerships between teacher and child and youth care worker
 Kathi Hughes and Vivian Lougheed

School-based field placements: A Montreal Perspective
     Elena Kruger  

Learning about myself: First experiences in school-based child and youth care
 Roger Pylypa

On Being Accountable in Schools: Strategies for Child and Youth Care practitioner
 Andrew Jarrett

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