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Copeland, Susan R., Ed.; Keefe, Elizabeth B., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2018
What are today's best methods for teaching literacy skills to students with complex support needs--including autism, intellectual disability, and multiple disabilities? This comprehensive guidebook has up-to-date, evidence-based answers for pre- and in-service educators. Developed by Copeland and Keefe, the experts behind the landmark book…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Disabilities, Autism, Intellectual Disability
Institute for College Access & Success, 2018
Within California, there is widespread understanding and consensus that college affordability is a challenge that needs to be addressed. Along with this consensus on the nature and implications of California's college affordability problems, there is also emerging agreement about how to tackle it. While this convergence can form the backbone of a…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Educational Change, College Students, Paying for College
Lindahl, Kristen, Ed.; Hansen-Thomas, Holly, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2018
Discover ways in which teachers interpret and innovate research findings into actual classroom practice to create positive classroom transformations. Like the middle grades themselves, the chapters in this volume are organized by academic content area including language arts, social studies, science, and math: (1) Understand the benefits of using…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Ed.; Gambrell, Linda B., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2018
Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching and learning is distilled into flexible strategies for helping all PreK-12 learners succeed. The book addresses major components of…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Evidence Based Practice
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Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2018
The "Educational Media and Technology Yearbook" has become a standard reference in many libraries and professional collections. It provides a valuable historical record of current ideas and developments in the field. Part One of this updated volume, "Trends and Issues in Learning, Design, and Technology," presents an array of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Instructional Design, Special Education Teachers
Tierney, William G., Ed.; Corwin, Zoë B., Ed.; Ochsner, Amanda, Ed. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
Many schools and programs in low-income neighborhoods lack access to the technological resources, including equipment and Internet service, that those in middle- and upper-income neighborhoods have at their fingertips. This inequity creates a persistent digital divide--not a simple divide in access to technology per se, but a divide in both formal…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Computer Literacy, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education
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Mahlangu, Vimbi, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
Reimagining new approaches in teacher professional development is the focus of this book. It looks at different perspectives of teacher professional development. Most chapters directly or indirectly present and discuss new approaches in teacher professional development in general. The purpose of the book is to inform readers that there are new…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Information Security, Curriculum Development, Creativity
Reimers, Fernando M., Ed.; Chung, Connie K., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Preparing Teachers to Educate Whole Students" offers a wide-ranging comparative account of how innovative professional development programs in a number of countries guide and support teachers in their efforts to promote cognitive and socio-emotional growth in their students. The book focuses on holistic educational outcomes in an effort…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Holistic Approach, Teacher Competencies, Student Development
Santoro, Doris A., Ed.; Cain, Lizabeth, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Principled Resistance: How Teachers Resolve Ethical Dilemmas" brings together senior scholars and activist teachers to explore the concept of resistance as a necessary response to mandates that conflict with their understanding of quality teaching. The book provides vivid examples of the pedagogical, professional, and democratic…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Ethics, Teacher Attitudes
McShane, Michael Q., Ed.; Smarick, Andy, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018
The lion's share of writing about education improvement for the past two decades has focused on improving urban schools. Given the yawning gaps between the low-income and minority students that populate those schools and their suburban counterparts, this makes a great deal of sense. Unfortunately, this focus has neglected the tens of millions of…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Rural Schools, Educational Change, Rural Urban Differences
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Bouchrika, Imed, Ed.; Harrati, Nouzha, Ed.; Vu, Phu, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
In online education, there is a challenge to not only meet the pedagogical aspects of digital education but also to understand the user experience within learning platforms and student interaction. Through online functions and advanced technology, a student's learning style can be enhanced. "Learner Experience and Usability in Online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Experience
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Sharma, Ramesh C., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
New tools and technologies are being developed to cater to the e-learning triangle of content, technology, and services. These developments (in technology, needs of students, emergence of new modes of education like MOOCs or flipped classrooms, etc.) have resulted in a change in the approach to teaching. "Innovative Applications of Online…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Instructional Design
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Stevenson, Carolyn N., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The rising cost of tuition, increasing competition, and mounting student loan debt has caused educational leaders to rethink degree programs and resources for learners. As such, open educational resources, prior learning assessment, open degree plans, and competency-based learning have gained popularity in the field of higher education.…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Prior Learning, Open Educational Resources, Student Evaluation
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Daniela, Linda, Ed.; Lytras, Miltiadis, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Educational strategies have evolved over the years due to research breakthroughs and the application of technology. By using the latest learning innovations, curriculum and instructional design can be enhanced and strengthened. Also, as learners move away from traditional scholarly media and toward technology-based education, students gain an…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Educational Technology
Beach, Dennis, Ed.; Bagley, Carl, Ed.; da Silva, Sofia Marques, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This book brings an international group of writers together to offer an authoritative state-of-the-art review of, and critical reflection on, educational ethnography as it is being theorized and practiced today--from rural and remote settings to virtual and visual posts. It provides a definitive reference point and academic resource for those…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Inquiry, Research Methodology, Educational Research
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