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Bateman, David F., Ed.; Yell, Mitchell L., Ed. – Corwin, 2019
School leaders and special educators are expected to be experts on all levels and types of special education law and services, types of disability, and aspects of academic and functional programming. With the increasing demands of the job and the ever-changing legal and educational climate, many administrators and teachers are overwhelmed, and few…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Legal Problems, Special Education, Program Implementation
McWilliams, Julia A. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
In districts from Chicago to New York to Washington, DC, neighborhood public schools are being forced to compete with charter schools for students and resources, often under the threat of school closure. In "Compete or Close," Julia A. McWilliams provides a compelling ethnographic study of one such school, a neighborhood high school in…
Descriptors: Neighborhood Schools, Competition, Risk Management, Institutional Mission
Savitz-Romer, Mandy – Harvard Education Press, 2019
In "Fulfilling the Promise," Mandy Savitz-Romer shows what is possible when schools and districts draw upon the talents of their counselors and put them at the center of students' school experience. Savitz-Romer offers a strategic approach to school counseling that enables educational leaders to draw on existing staff to create…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Barriers, Counselor Role
Creswell, John W.; Guetterman, Timothy C. – Pearson, 2019
"Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research" offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Research Design
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Bala, Shashi, Ed.; Singhal, Puja, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Technical and vocational education helps to empower marginalized sections of society by increasing their employability. However, access to skills training provided by formal technical and vocational institutions is often limited for these sections of society. Women from poor communities are especially disadvantaged in this regard due to community…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Polly, Drew; Martin, Christie; Dikilitas, Kenan – IGI Global, 2019
The current climate in education environments necessitates the collaboration on and sharing of research done by teacher educators and professional developers. In an era of high-stakes assessment driven by international tests, professionals are looking for research-based or evidence-based initiatives and approaches to enhance teacher learning,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Certification, English (Second Language)
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Strohschen, Gabriele I. E., Ed.; Lewis, Kim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Education for adults ought to consider a both-and mindset when it comes to selecting approaches, values, and program models in today's multi-sector, multi-diverse, and cross-cultural environments of teaching and learning. Experiences from educational professionals can lead to recommendations for these instruction and mentoring approaches of adults…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Situated Learning, Active Learning
Mills, Geoffrey E.; Gay, L. R. – Pearson, 2019
A comprehensive, accessible introduction to educational research "Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications" uses engaging, straightforward language to introduce students to the information and skills required to successfully conduct research and to competently evaluate research. Long known for their clear and at…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Competence, Research Skills, Ethics
Leedy, Paul D.; Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis – Pearson, 2019
An engaging, cross-disciplinary guide to research methodology "Practical Research: Planning and Design" is a do-it-yourself, how-to manual for planning and conducting research. Suitable for a wide variety of courses in basic research methodology, the book uses a conversational tone, step-by-step instructions, and practical suggestions to…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Planning, Research Reports, Research Design
OECD Publishing, 2019
Addressing teacher education in all its complexity is fundamental to ensuring that all students reach their potential in today's increasingly diverse classrooms and rapidly changing environment. This report provides insight into key features of selected teacher preparation systems by analysing the information collected in the OECD Initial Teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Program Design
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Loranc-Paszylk, Barbara, Ed. –, 2019
This volume provides a timely focus on various aspects related to foreign language learning and teaching within the university context. It discusses current issues, such as: increasing popularity of English Medium Instruction (EMI), communication in English as a Lingua Franca, staying abroad, and provisions of English for professional or academic…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
Macfarlane, Angus; Macfarlane, Sonja; Teirney, Sharlene; Kuntz, J. R.; Rarere-Briggs, Benita; Currie, Marika; Macfarlane, Roimata – NZCER Press, 2019
This adaptable guide invites kaiako to rethink approaches to engaging tamariki, re-envisage the teacher/learner dynamic, revise old habits, and reconfigure learning environments to acknowledge and embrace cultural differences. Kaiako can use the Hikairo Schema several times over, drawing on their previous experiences to inform and to develop new…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Culturally Relevant Education, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education
Bishop, Russell – NZCER Press, 2019
"Teaching to the North-East" responds to the marginalisation of particular groups of students with a way of teaching intended to increase equity in the education system. One way this marginalisation happens is when the special qualities students bring to the classroom are treated as deficiencies. This consigns Indigenous, migrant,…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Equal Education, Minority Group Students, Indigenous Populations
Follari, Lissanna – Pearson, 2019
A broad exploration of the roles and practices of working with, and for, children and families "Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education" helps teachers connect early childhood education beliefs and philosophies to professional practice. It provides insights into common program models or approaches, including Reggio…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Best Practices, Foundations of Education
Feeney, Stephanie; Moravcik, Eva; Nolte, Sherry – Pearson, 2019
A warm and comprehensive child-centered approach to early childhood education "Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education" reflects a practical, constructivist approach to early childhood education (birth to grade 3) and care programs that is dedicated to the development of the whole child--physical,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Development, Educational Practices
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