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Waldron, Rob – Education Next, 2018
Companies have developed a dizzying array of new software tools designed to do everything from assessing and monitoring students' progress to supporting a blended-learning environment to supplying entire curricula, complete with online activities and homework assignments. Educators seem to have developed a taste for these new digital tools,…
Descriptors: School Districts, Vendors, Educational Technology, Expenditures
Waterman, Jill; Langley, Audra K.; Miranda, Jeanne; Riley, Debbie B. – APA Books, 2018
Children who are adopted at an older age through foster care and those adopted from overseas orphanages are at high risk for behavioral and emotional distress. This important manual presents a structured, evidence-based protocol for providing mental health treatment to families adopting vulnerable children. Drawing on their extensive clinical…
Descriptors: Adoption, At Risk Persons, Mental Health, Family Role
Bollinger, Christopher, Ed.; Flintoft, Rebecca, Ed.; Nicoletti, John, Ed.; Spencer-Thomas, Sally, Ed.; Dvoskina, Mariya, Ed. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2018
This updated and expanded new edition continues the theme of the second edition that presents a framework by which the reader can gain a broader and deeper understanding of the issues involved with campus violence incidents. In order to understand the current state of campus violence, two sources of information must be considered--the factual and…
Descriptors: Guides, Campuses, Violence, Sexual Abuse
Small, Marian; Duff, Doug – ASCD, 2018
The pressure is on. Principals, expected to improve math performance at their schools, often don't know where to begin--as they may be uncomfortable with math themselves or believe that their schools are already doing all that they can. How can K-12 school leaders recognize and ensure that their school or district is supporting good math…
Descriptors: Principals, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
Aspen Institute, 2018
Ideal for faculty and administrators looking to blend business education and the liberal arts, this toolkit combines exemplary syllabi from 26 leading institutions with step-by-step strategies to advocate successfully for curricular innovation. Conceived with comprehensiveness in mind, these resources cover both inspiration and implementation for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education, Humanities, Liberal Arts
London, Manuel; Diamante, Thomas – APA Books, 2018
Innovation is one of the key drivers of success in modern business, and continuous learning is what drives innovation. Building on the theory and practice of consulting psychology and the science of learning, along with principles of human resources development, Manuel London and Thomas Diamante articulate a five-step process for designing and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Consultants, Instructional Design, Needs Assessment
American Association of School Librarians, 2018
AASL's new integrated standards are designed to empower leaders to transform teaching and learning. The new "National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries" reflect an evolution of AASL Standards, building on philosophical foundations and familiar elements of previous standards while featuring the…
Descriptors: National Standards, School Libraries, Educational Environment, Best Practices
Whitebook, Marcy; McLean, Caitlin; Austin, Lea J. E.; Edwards, Bethany – Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California at Berkeley, 2018
The 2016 inaugural edition of the biennial "Early Childhood Workforce Index" represented initial efforts to establish a baseline description of early childhood employment conditions and policies on a state-by-state basis in order to improve early childhood jobs. This 2018 edition, as well as future editions, will focus on tracking…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Labor Force, Educational Policy, Preschool Teachers
Reale, Michelle – ALA Editions, 2018
Traditionally, academic librarians have delivered "beck and call" service to educators both in and out of the classroom. However, far from being merely auxiliary to the learning cycle, academic librarians are educators in their own right. If the primary challenge before them is to change how they're perceived within their institutions,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Library Role, Evidence Based Practice
Mediavilla, Cindy – ALA Editions, 2018
Despite the proliferation of online homework websites and tutoring services, public libraries still have an important role to play when it comes to supporting young people's educational needs. Public libraries that take a proactive approach--by setting up organized homework centers--have the potential to become catalysts for better performance in…
Descriptors: Homework, Public Libraries, Library Role, Models
Carstensen, Angela – ALA Editions, 2018
Teen literature expert Carstensen, creator and editor of "School Library Journal"'s Adult Books 4 Teens blog, presents this comprehensive resource for serving the reading interests of teens in all types of libraries. Moving far beyond merely offering lists of book titles, this RA guide specifically helps librarians and educators in…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Public Libraries, School Libraries
Moreillon, Judi – ALA Editions, 2018
How do school librarians best serve students, classroom teachers, and principals simultaneously? The key, argues Moreillon, is to lead. By embracing a leadership role, school librarians can work collaboratively to positively impact school cultures, curricula, and teaching practices. The inspiration, guidance, and strategies presented in this book…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Role, Leadership Responsibility
LaViolet, Tania; Fresquez, Benjamin; Maxson, McKenzie; Wyner, Joshua – Aspen Institute, 2018
"The Talent Blind Spot," which is divided into two reports, demonstrates that, each year, more than 50,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students do not transfer to a four-year institution. Approximately 15,000 of these students have a 3.7 GPA or higher, which suggests they could succeed at even the most…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Graduation Rate
Aspen Institute, 2018
To support proactive leadership, the Aspen Institute Education & Society Program proposes five potential strategies system leaders can use to implement the ideas proposed in the "Call to Action" and, ultimately, to pursue social, emotional, and academic development (SEAD) through a racial equity lens. The strategies discussed in this…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Racial Bias, Equal Education, Social Justice
Arts Education Partnership, 2018
Learning in and through the arts helps develop the essential knowledge, skills and creative capacities all students need to succeed in school, work and life. As building-level leaders, school principals play a key role in ensuring every student has access to high-quality and equitable arts learning as part of a well-rounded education. This guide…
Descriptors: Art Education, Principals, School Administration, Educational Environment
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