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Gallagher, Alyssa; Thordarson, Kami – ASCD, 2018
"Design is the rendering of intent." What if education leaders approached their work with the perspective of a designer? This new perspective of seeing the world differently is desperately needed in schools and begins with school leadership. Alyssa Gallagher and Kami Thordarson, widely recognized experts on Design Thinking, educational…
Descriptors: Design, Leaders, Instructional Leadership, Thinking Skills
Communique, 2018
The United States has recently experienced numerous large-scale crises that resulted in high death tolls and extensive property damage. Critical incidents such as suicide contagion, natural disasters, or mass casualty events have the potential to cause traumatic reactions and significantly affect children's sense of safety and security. School…
Descriptors: Administrators, Crisis Intervention, Natural Disasters, School Safety
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Way, David Garrett – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
This book has been structured to build a framework to guide the practitioner and to encourage their creation of tools that can be effective in guiding practice. It has been written and organized to prepare critically reflective teachers to take their place in society and to do that with the knowledge, personal framework and tools to be successful.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Guides, Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Principles
Cooley, Myles L. – Free Spirit Publishing, 2018
Covering topics including PTSD, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and many others, this accessible, ready-to-use reference explains how each disorder or difficulty might be exhibited in the classroom and offers straightforward suggestions for what to do (and what not to do). Using clear, jargon-free language, the book helps all…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression (Psychology), Autism
Daniels, Susan – Free Spirit Publishing, 2018
Emojis . . . avatars . . . icons . . . Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on visual communication. Yet our classrooms still heavily focus on traditional oral and written instruction. In this first-of-its-kind resource, Dr. Susan Daniels channels over twenty years of research and experience into a comprehensive guide of visual learning…
Descriptors: Visual Stimuli, Teaching Methods, Visual Literacy, Interaction
Borba, Michele – Free Spirit Publishing, 2018
Based on a practical, six-part framework for reducing peer cruelty and increasing positive behavior support, "End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy" utilizes the strongest pieces of best practices and current research for ways to stop bullying. The book includes guidelines for implementing strategies, collecting data, training staff,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Peer Relationship, Empathy, Intervention
von Zastrow, Claus – Education Commission of the States, 2018
This Special Report -- drawing on insights from a technical working group of experts in arts education, state data systems and state policy -- offers guidance on key arts-education metrics many states could track by using data they already collect.
Descriptors: Art Education, Data, Access to Education, Student Participation
Herman, Joan L.; Mancevice, Nicole – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2018
Testing--as any administrator, teacher, or student will share, there is a lot of it going on in schools. It is not only the formal testing that many parents may remember from their school days. There is now a wide array of different kinds of assessment initiated by states, districts, schools, and classroom teachers. Why all this attention to…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Access to Information, Scores
Illinois Community College Board, 2018
This document outlines the administrative rules of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), delineating the following areas: (1) ICCB Administration, including definitions, regulations of advisory groups and opinions, manuals, the role of the executive director, appearance at ICCB meetings, appeal procedure, administration of detachments and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Governing Boards, Governance
Lumina Foundation, 2018
This report is a compendium of best practices for assisting low-income students. It highlights work that has been underway for years but has not always been implemented at scale, especially within institutions that enroll significant numbers of low-income students. This toolkit offers leaders five concrete strategies they can use in two ways to…
Descriptors: College Students, Low Income Students, Paying for College, Educational Strategies
Merrill, Henry S., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
The purpose of this book is to assist post-traditional students to achieve success in the Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership Studies (OWLS) Department and develop their individualized pathway to earn the interdisciplinary Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree at Texas State University. Applied baccalaureate degrees incorporate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Nontraditional Students, Bachelors Degrees, Interdisciplinary Approach
Illinois Community College Board, 2018
This document is a companion to a similar report dated May 2018. It outlines the administrative rules of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), as of October 2018 delineating the following: (1) ICCB Administration, including definitions, regulations of advisory groups and opinions, manuals, the role of the executive director, appearance at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Governing Boards, Governance
Johnsen, Susan K., Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
This revision of "Identifying Gifted Students: A Practical Guide" is aligned with both the updated National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Programming Standards and the NAGC and The Association for the Gifted, Council for Exceptional Children (CEC-TAG) professional development standards. This book is…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Definitions, Models
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Grube, Dan; Ryan, Stu; Lowell, Sarah; Stringer, Amy – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2018
Classroom management is often a big concern for beginning teachers. Beginning teachers often worry about how they will uphold the same level of classroom management as veteran teachers. Because of this, classroom management strategies for beginning teachers can be useful to get a program started and lead to more productive and successful learning…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Physical Education, Beginning Teachers, Physical Education Teachers
Cruzvergara, Christine Y.; Testani, Joseph A. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Investing in higher education today is an important decision for any family to consider. The media is rife with stories about the value of higher education, the return on investment and the significance of certain majors in today's economy. Coincidentally, there is also extensive discussion around employer expectations of how colleges and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Choice, Career Readiness, College Role
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