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Ryan, Caitlin L.; Hermann-Wilmarth, Jill M. – Teachers College Press, 2018
Drawing on examples of teaching from elementary school classrooms, this timely book for practitioners explains why LGBTQ-inclusive literacy instruction is possible, relevant, and necessary in grades K-5. The authors show how expanding the English language arts curriculum to include representations of LGBTQ people and themes will benefit all…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Inclusion, Teaching Methods, English Instruction
Murphy, Joseph F.; Louis, Karen Seashore – Teachers College Press, 2018
This landmark book translates positive and asset-based understandings of organizations to develop a powerful model of school leadership that is grounded in both existing research and the complexities of life in schools. The authors--both senior scholars in educational leadership--apply insights from positive psychology to the role and function of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Capacity Building, Leadership Role, Models
Wright, Brian L. – Teachers College Press, 2018
This much-needed book will help schools and, by extension, society to better understand and identify the promise, potential, and possibilities of Black boys. Drawing from their wealth of experience in early childhood education, the authors present an asset- and strengths-based view of educating Black boys. This positive approach enables…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Elementary School Students, Early Childhood Education
Cochran-Smith, Marilyn; Carney, Molly Cummings; Keefe, Elizabeth Stringer; Burton, Stephani; Chang, Wen-Chia; Fernández, M. Beatriz; Miller, Andrew F.; Sánchez, Juan Gabriel; Baker, Megina – Teachers College Press, 2018
Teacher accountability has been a major strategy for "fixing" education for the last 2 decades. In this book, Cochran-Smith and her research team argue that it is time for teacher educators to reclaim accountability by adopting a new approach that features intelligent professional responsibility, challenges the structures and processes…
Descriptors: Accountability, Teacher Education, Educational Change, Teacher Responsibility
DiMartino, Catherine; Jessen, Sarah Butler – Teachers College Press, 2018
This timely book outlines the growth and development of marketing and branding practices in public education. The authors highlight why these practices have become important across key fields within public education, including leadership and governance, budgeting and finance, strategic initiatives, use of new technology, the role of teachers in…
Descriptors: Public Education, Marketing, Commercialization, Educational Practices
Olson, Carol Booth; Balius, Angie; McCourtney, Emily; Widtmann, Mary – Teachers College Press, 2018
In her new book, bestselling author and professional developer Carol Booth Olson and colleagues show teachers how to help young readers and writers construct meaning from and with texts. This practical resource offers a rich array of research-based teaching strategies, activities, and extended lessons focused on the "thinking tools"…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, Evidence Based Practice
Hall, Gene E., Ed.; Quin, Linda F., Ed.; Gollnick, Donna M., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Context Effect
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Lehman, Geoff; Weinman, Michael – SUNY Press, 2018
Discusses the importance of the early history of Greek mathematics to education and civic life through a study of the Parthenon and dialogues of Plato. "The Parthenon and Liberal Education" seeks to restore the study of mathematics to its original place of prominence in the liberal arts. To build this case, Geoff Lehman and Michael…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Liberal Arts, Greek Civilization, Educational Philosophy
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Taalas, Peppi, Ed.; Jalkanen, Juha, Ed.; Bradley, Linda, Ed.; Thouësny, Sylvie, Ed. –, 2018
The 26th European Association of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL) conference was organised by the University of Jyväskylä (JYU) Language Campus and specifically the Language Centre, in Jyväskylä, Finland. The theme of this year's conference was "Future-proof CALL: language learning as exploration and encounters," which…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Nicholson, Tom; Dymock, Susan – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2018
Tom Nicholson and Sue Dymock analysed research on teaching writing to identify the skills students need to write for impact. Their approach is based on a simple view of writing: it is ideas presented well. The two volumes of this book work together to explain and show teachers how to teach students these essential writing skills. Nicholson and…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Spelling, Writing Instruction
Elliott, William; Lewis, Melinda – Oxford University Press, 2018
"Making Education Work for the Poor" identifies wealth inequality as the gravest threat to the endangered American Dream. Though studies have clearly illustrated that education is the primary path to upward mobility, today, educational outcomes are more directly determined by wealth than innate ability and exerted effort. This accounting…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, At Risk Persons, Access to Education, Poverty
Knoors, Harry, Ed.; Marschark, Marc, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
This volume presents the latest research from internationally recognized researchers and practitioners on language, literacy and numeracy, cognition, and social and emotional development of deaf learners. In their contributions, authors sketch the backgrounds and contexts of their research, take interdisciplinary perspectives in merging their own…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Multilingualism
Kotzmann, Jane – Oxford University Press, 2018
A human right to higher education was included in the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which came into force in 1976. Yet the world has changed significantly since the ICESCR was drafted. State legislation and policies have generally followed a neoliberal trajectory, shifting the perception of higher…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Higher Education, Neoliberalism, State Policy
Dollarhide, Colette T., Ed.; Lemberger-Truelove, Matthew E., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
In 2002, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) presented the ASCA National Model for school counseling programs as a framework for implementing best practices in training counselors to deliver effective evidence-based approaches for K-12 students. Without a unifying theory of practice, school counselors are often uncertain about how to…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Best Practices
Kaufman, Scott Barry, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
In an educational system founded on rigid standards and categories, students who demonstrate a very specific manifestation of intelligence flourish, while those who deviate tend to fall between the cracks. Too often, talents and interests that do not align with classroom conventions are left unrecognized and unexplored in children with…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia
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