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de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed.; Smith, Blaine E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Literacy practices have changed over the past several years to incorporate modes of representation much broader than language alone, in which the textual is also related to the visual, the audio, the spatial, etc. This book focuses on research and instructional practices necessary for integrating an expanded view of literacy in the classroom that…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Student Diversity, Bilingual Students, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
Kamhi-Stein, Lía D., Ed.; Maggioli, Gabriel Díaz, Ed.; de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book investigates new English language policies and initiatives which have been introduced and implemented across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Chapters are organized around three themes. Chapters in the first section critically examine newly-implemented English language policies, as well as factors that…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed. – TESOL Press, 2016
This volume in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Learners series was designed to deepen teacher's knowledge and provides instructional approaches and practices for supporting grades 6-12 ELLs as they meet the ambitious expectations of the CCSS for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. This…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, English Language Learners, Literacy Education, History Instruction
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de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed.; Obenchain, Kathryn M., Ed.; Kenney, Rachael H., Ed.; Oliveira, Alandeom W., Ed. – English Language Education, 2019
This practitioner-based book provides different approaches for reaching an increasing population in today's schools - English language learners (ELLs). The recent development and adoption of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CCSS-ELA/Literacy), the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Secondary School Students, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts
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Prata-Linhares, Martha; da Fontoura, Helena Amaral; de Almeida Pimenta, Maria Alzira – Advances in Research on Teaching, 2021
The context of this study is Brazil, which has seen more than a decade of expansion in higher education and increased access to public universities. Our investigation deals with the perceptions of novice faculty members or "professors", as they are addressed in Brazil, on entitled behavior at universities. These professors participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Guler, Nilufer, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Teaching English language learners has long presented challenges for teachers tasked with bringing these students to a level of language comprehension comparable to that of native speakers. These challenges and issues can lead to difficulty comprehending core academic topics for those learning the English language. "Optimizing Elementary…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
Kocanova, Daniela; Bourgeois, Ania; de Almeida Coutinho, Ana Sofia – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
Through a comprehensive overview of policies and data related to the renewed European agenda for adult learning, this Eurydice report aims to support the exchange of policy and practice between countries. The report concentrates on measures to ensure that the most vulnerable groups of adult learners, in particular those with low basic skills or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Access to Education, Educational Opportunities
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Thomas, Kelli, Ed.; Huffman, Douglas, Ed. – IGI Global, 2020
The addition of the arts to STEM education, now known as STEAM, adds a new dimension to problem-solving within those fields, offering students tools such as imagination and resourcefulness to incorporate into their designs. However, the shift from STEM to STEAM has changed what it means for students to learn within and across these disciplines.…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Educational Change, Barriers
Kessler, Greg, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2018
In this volume of the "TESOL Voices" series, authors demonstrate the various ways that we can interact with one another in the pursuit of effective teaching and learning. From virtual learning environments to online course management systems, discover how technology can maintain a human connection. Hear how ESL and EFL teachers developed…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Sharkey, Judy, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2018
What happens when practitioners and researchers work together in an elementary classroom setting? Discover the power of using engaging and informative lesson plans developed in elementary classrooms across the U.S. and backed by current research. Hear from both sides of the profession and understand how they come together for the benefit of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Lesson Plans, Evidence Based Practice, Culturally Relevant Education
Stewart, Mary Amanda, Ed.; Hansen-Thomas, Holly, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2019
Discover the ways teachers and researchers apply up-to-date TESOL research to meet both content and language acquisition criteria while also affirming students' cultural knowledge, life experiences, and language abilities. Like the high school grades themselves, the chapters in this volume are organized by academic content area including language…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Language Arts, Social Studies
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation,"…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach
Spycher, Pamela, Ed.; Haynes, Erin F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multilingual students, multidialectal students, and students learning English as an additional language constitute a substantial and growing demographic in the United States. But these groups of students tend to receive unequal access to and inadequate instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), with their…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, Multilingualism, Language Usage
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
This version of "Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," written in Spanish, is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
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Fernandes, Fernanda, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2017
Speech-language pathology has different practice and research histories, standards, methods, and challenges in different countries and regions. Awareness of these different realities may contribute to the scientific development of the field and improve the services delivered to different populations. Sharing solutions to similar problems in…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Therapy, Evaluation, Aphasia
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