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Mills, Martin, Ed.; McCluskey, Gillean, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
'Alternative education' encompasses a diversity of schooling types and organizations. "International Perspectives on Alternative Education" explores alternative forms of schooling from the position of academics, policy workers, and those working and studying in such schools across the world. The first-hand accounts by those working and…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Academic Achievement
Allington, Richard L., Ed.; McGill-Franzen, Anne, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2018
While the critical importance of summer reading loss is receiving more attention than in the past, not all summer reading programs are alike. Featuring three new chapters and extensive updating, the second edition of this groundbreaking book describes current research that confirms the importance of key elements in the authors' summer reading…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Reading Programs, Reading Achievement, Multilingualism
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
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Rosell-Aguilar, Fernando, Ed.; Beaven, Tita, Ed.; Fuertes Gutiérrez, Mara, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This edited volume contains 11 short papers selected from the 2017 Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University conference (InnoConf), which took place on the 16th of June at The Open University. The theme of the conference was "Integrating Informal Learning into Formal Language Education." The aim of the conference was to…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Biasini, Rosalba, Ed.; Proudfoot, Anna, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2018
A group of Italian language tutors attended sessions dedicated to Italian language teaching and learning that were included in the SIS Biennial Conference in 2015. Following the conference, the group suggested that a publication of the proceedings to mark the first of these meetings would be a useful resource for all language tutors. To five of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Italian
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Orsini-Jones, Marina, Ed.; Smith, Simon, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This book presents a snapshot of innovative blended learning practices that either stem from the affordances of web 2.0 technologies--Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)--or illustrate the re-purposing of 'older' ones, like the creation of tailor-made virtual learning environments, to set up…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Second Language Learning, Telecommunications
Scales, Pat R. – ALA Editions, 2018
A past-president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and longtime spokesperson for First Amendment issues as they relate to children and young adults, for several decades, Scales has been a tireless champion for children's reading in all its richness and diversity. This collection gathers her most popular editorials, feature…
Descriptors: Library Associations, Children, Periodicals, Journal Articles
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Hatalsky, Lanae Erickson, Ed. – American Enterprise Institute, 2018
It feels like an ocean's worth of ink has been dedicated to the rising cost of college. From press coverage to the latest public opinion polls to the drumbeat of proposals for "free college," you could be forgiven for assuming that the only real problem with American higher education is the price tag. And cost is, indeed, a real issue.…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, College Graduates, Educational Change, Educational Attainment
Mayer, Matthew J., Ed.; Jimerson, Shane R., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This timely book presents a data-driven approach to preventing and responding to school violence. As school violence receives increasing attention across the nation, the application of scientific knowledge is critical. For maximum effectiveness, transdisciplinary teams should use school data, logic models, and theories of change to design,…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Prevention, Ecological Factors
Luckin, Rosemary, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2018
The educational technology sector is growing fast, with schools, colleges and universities more than ever looking for the best ways to use technology in the classroom. At the same time, there is an increasing appetite for learning and teaching practices to be backed up by evidence. However, there are few resources that bring these two things…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research
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Whalen, D. Joel, Ed. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2018
This article, the second of a two-part series, features 13 "My Favorite Assignments" that were introduced at the Association for Business Communication's 82nd annual conference held in Dublin, Ireland, in 2017. The pedagogical innovations include assignments that teach students how to conduct primary research, present their findings,…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Professional Associations, Business Communication, Foreign Countries
Cassano, Christina M., Ed.; Dougherty, Susan M., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2018
This reader-friendly text examines the key foundational studies in early literacy. It addresses such essential questions as how research informs current practices and where the field still needs to go to provide the best learning opportunities for all children. Each chapter describes the methods and findings of one to five seminal studies,…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
Dawson, Peg; Guare, Richard – Guilford Press, 2018
Many tens of thousands of school practitioners and teachers (K-12) have benefited from the step-by-step guidelines and practical tools in this influential go-to resource, now revised and expanded with six new chapters. The third edition presents effective ways to assess students' strengths and weaknesses, create supportive instructional…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Skill Development, Children, Adolescents
Kessler, Greg, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2018
In this volume of the "TESOL Voices" series, authors demonstrate the various ways that we can interact with one another in the pursuit of effective teaching and learning. From virtual learning environments to online course management systems, discover how technology can maintain a human connection. Hear how ESL and EFL teachers developed…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Sharkey, Judy, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2018
What happens when practitioners and researchers work together in an elementary classroom setting? Discover the power of using engaging and informative lesson plans developed in elementary classrooms across the U.S. and backed by current research. Hear from both sides of the profession and understand how they come together for the benefit of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Lesson Plans, Evidence Based Practice, Culturally Relevant Education
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