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Kagan, Sharon Lynn, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2018
Learn how exemplary countries are dealing with the challenges and joys of advancing the development of their youngest citizens. In this book, Sharon Lynn Kagan and her contributors systematically examine how six diverse countries go about envisioning, designing, and implementing their services to young children and their families. "The Early…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Family Environment, International Education
Tandberg, David A., Ed.; Sponsler, Brian A., Ed.; Hanna, Randall W., Ed.; Guilbeau, Jason P., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2018
While issues of higher education access, opportunity, and impact are hotly debated on the floors of Congress and in state legislatures, it is the state's higher education executive officer (SHEEO) who is expected to be an innovative policymaker, an astute political actor, an all-seeing fortune-teller, and a rapid problem-solver. These…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Policy, Educational Policy, State Boards of Education
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O'Malley, Michael P.; Asher, Nina; Beck, Brandon L.; Capper, Colleen A.; Lugg, Catherine A.; Murphy, Jason P.; Whitlock, Reta Ugena – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
This collection of distinct scholarly essays deliberatively turns to queer experience and theorizing as a resource for constructing vibrant qualitative research designs. Queer theory offers a breadth of epistemological and methodological possibilities for qualitative projects that are too frequently overlooked for many reasons. These reasons…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Theories, Qualitative Research, Research Design
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Silin, Jonathan, Ed. – Bank Street College of Education, 2018
In this issue of the Occasional Paper Series describes practices and policies that impact the early schooling of children of immigrants in the United States. The authors consider the intersectionality of young children's lives and what needs to change in order to ensure that race, class, immigration status, gender, and dis/ability can effectively…
Descriptors: Young Children, Immigrants, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Wiebe, Sean – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2018
Do you remember boom-boxes with two decks so a personalized playlist could be recorded onto a cassette tape? Perhaps you received a playlist from a friend, family member, or lover? In this project, 14 colleagues first compiled and shared their curriculum playlists--their favorite texts/performances about curriculum including some of their own…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Aesthetics, Poetry, Teaching Methods
Richmond, Tom; Maher, Jo; Peate, Annie; Crook, Jeremy; Tregelles, Jan; Gale, Mark; Easton, Carole; Hutchings, Dexter; Kinross, Ben; Dromey, Joe; Nugent, Julie – Learning and Work Institute, 2018
An essay collection with leading experts sets out ways to improve the quality of apprenticeships and ensure fair access to training. Despite the United Kingdom's recent apprenticeship reforms, the number of apprenticeship starts is down 25%, leaving the government increasingly off target for its aim of three million starts by 2020. The essays also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; McShane, Michael Q., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane have gathered a diverse group of scholars to examine the shifting federal role in education across the presidential administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. While the administrations were vastly different, one thing remained constant: an ongoing and significant expansion of the federal role in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Politics of Education, Government Role, Federal Government
Arias, M. Beatriz, Ed.; Fee, Molly, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2018
In the last 20 years dual language education programs have increased in number and expanded in range. Whereas once they were predominantly focused at the elementary level, they now span from pre-K through to high school. This book examines the key attributes of successful dual language programs, as well as the challenges and opportunities involved…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, Profiles, Educational Objectives
Sutherland, Helen, Ed.; Mukadam, Yasmin, Ed. – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Offering an in-depth exploration of the distinctive features of the play development and learning of toddlers, this book provides useful materials, strategies and tools that can be used by practitioners supporting toddlers at this significant age. The book explores the context and concepts of wellbeing and is ideal for early years practitioners,…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Well Being, Child Development, Play
Wong, Mary Shepard, Ed.; Mahboob, Ahmar, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2018
This collection of 16 reflective accounts and data-driven studies explores the interrelationship of religious identity and English Language Teaching (ELT). The chapters broaden a topic which has traditionally focused on Christianity by including Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and non-religious perspectives. They address the ways in which faith and ELT…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Zepeda, Sally J., Ed.; Ponticell, Judith A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley Handbook of Educational Supervision" offers a comprehensive resource that explores the evolution of supervision through contributions from a panel of noted experts. The text explores a wealth of topics including recent and dramatic changes in the complex context of today's schools. This important resource: (1) Describes…
Descriptors: Supervision, Educational History, Adult Learning, Beginning Teacher Induction
Canestrari, Alan S., Ed.; Marlowe, Bruce A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Foundations" features international scholars uniquely qualified to examine issues specific to their regions of the world. The Handbook provides readers with an alternative to the traditional texts in the foundations of education by taking aim at the status quo, and by offering frameworks…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Curriculum
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Lake, Robin J., Ed. – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2018
Marking the Center on Reinventing Public Education's (CRPE's) 25th anniversary, this volume of essays rethinks foundational aspects of the current education system, from funding to accountability to equity, with an eye toward preparing every student for the future. The goal is not to propose what the education system of the future ought to look…
Descriptors: Public Education, Foundations of Education, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
Adger, Carolyn Temple, Ed.; Snow, Catherine E., Ed.; Christian, Donna, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2018
Rising enrollments of students for whom English is not a first language mean that every teacher -- whether teaching kindergarten or high school algebra -- is a language teacher. This book explains what teachers need to know about language in order to be more effective in the classroom, and it shows how teacher education might help them gain that…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Wright, Clare, Ed.; Piske, Thorsten, Ed.; Young-Scholten, Martha, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2018
This book examines key issues in theories of what language is and what happens in the mind during second language acquisition (SLA), inspiring readers to think in new and exciting ways about language learning and teaching. Chapters, written by both established and rising star scholars, provide cutting-edge insights and new empirical findings on…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Syntax, Phonetics
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