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Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
This Solution-Finding Report provides references and information requested on the topic of inservice teachers finding it difficult to implement, or resisting, curricular innovation. Many of the citations in this bibliography also deal with ways to overcome these difficulties and this resistance. Solution-finding Reports are intended to provide a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Resistance to Change
Ferguson, Daniel – Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2016
Many states with preschool programs, as well as other interested organizations and individuals, have undertaken research and evaluation efforts to improve their understanding of state preschool program implementation, results, and impacts. A 2004 review by Gilliam and Zigler examined state efforts to evaluate preschool programs from 1997 to 2003.…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Evaluation, Educational Policy, Educational Research
Lawrence, Sharmila; Stephens, Samuel A. – Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2016
This "Topic of Interest" provides a comprehensive list of research in the Research Connections collection that was published in 2005 or later addressing issues related to quality improvement specifically in home-based child care. The resources are grouped under the following headings: Overviews, Summaries, and Reviews of Quality…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Child Care, Child Care Centers, Educational Quality
Ferguson, Daniel – Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2016
A quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) is a method used by states and local jurisdictions to assess the level of quality of child care and early education programs, improve quality, and convey quality ratings to parents and other consumers. A typical QRIS incorporates the following components: quality standards for participating providers;…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Improvement, Child Care, Early Childhood Education
Arendale, David R., Comp. – Online Submission, 2016
Purpose: This 2016 annotated bibliography reviews seven postsecondary peer cooperative learning programs that have been implemented nationally to increase student achievement. Methodology: An extensive literature search was conducted of published journal articles, newspaper accounts, book chapters, books, ERIC documents, thesis and dissertations,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Cooperative Learning, College Students, College Programs
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Lechago, Sarah A.; Phillips, Lauren A. – Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 2016
An annotated bibliography is provided that summarizes journal articles on verbal behavior published outside of "The Analysis of Verbal Behavior" in 2015, the primary journal for scholarship in this area. Thirty such articles were identified and annotated as a resource for practitioners, researchers, and educators.
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Verbal Communication, Journal Articles, Behavior Patterns
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Schmid, Monika S. – Language Teaching, 2016
Language attrition research has developed in several clearly delimited phases spanning, roughly, each of the three decades between 1982 and 2012 (see Kopke & Schmid 2004 for a more detailed overview and analysis). The first phase was an era of stocktaking, with a number of symposia, collected volumes and special issues of journals. All of…
Descriptors: Language Skill Attrition, Native Language, Language Skills, Educational Research
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Science and Children, 2016
Science teachers and mentors continue to be challenged to meet the high expectations of "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" and the "Next Generation Science Standards" ("NGSS"). Indeed the "Framework" urges to help learners "[build] progressively more sophisticated explanations of natural…
Descriptors: Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Materials, Childrens Literature
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Boggs, George L.; Wilson, Nance S.; Ackland, Robert T.; Danna, Stephen; Grant, Kathy B. – Reading Teacher, 2016
Five teacher educators discuss children's literature addressing Earth's changing climate. They present tools for evaluating the quality of resources likely to help teachers and students stimulate conceptual and emotional development rather than anxiety or oversimplification. An annotated selection of current books along with a checklist to…
Descriptors: Climate, Childrens Literature, Teacher Educators, Emotional Development
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Guzy, Annmarie – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
This bibliography is intended to offer future honors composition researchers a comprehensive list of honors composition publications and disciplinary presentations to date. Guzy's intent was to provide a starting place for future researchers to begin their literature reviews and to decide which research agenda to pursue. Guzy focused on…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Educational Research, Writing (Composition), Publications
Etemadfar Kashani, Abbas Ali – Online Submission, 2016
This is an annotated bibliography of the research conducted on education and language teaching and assessment by Dr. Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan in the past 25 years. This bibliography is a precise picture of the current state of education and language teaching and assessment in Iran. Dr. Salmani Nodoushan is the most distinguished Iranian…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Research
Ferguson, Daniel – Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2016
The Research Connections collection contains records for more than 1,300 instruments that have been used to conduct studies in the child care and early education field. This bibliography provides records for instruments in the collection that can be used to observe child care quality in center-based settings serving infants and toddlers. In…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Child Care, Early Childhood Education
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Esch, Barbara E.; Esch, John W. – Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 2016
"In the late 1950's, Jack Michael, a bright but irritating young psychology instructor, moved from the Universities of Kansas to Houston to Arizona State. Along the way he befriended two nontraditional students, protected them through their Ph.D. programs, and turned them loose on the world: Teodoro Ayllon…and Montrose Wolf…" (Risley,…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Psychology, Authors, Behavior Modification
Brown, Rachelle – Online Submission, 2016
Students have social and personal needs to fulfill and communicate these needs in different ways. This annotated bibliographic review examined communication studies to provide educators of diverse classrooms with ideas to build an environment that contributes to student well-being. Participants in the studies ranged in age, ability, and cultural…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication Research, Student Diversity, Student Needs
McGuire, Sandra L. – Online Submission, 2016
Early children's literature plays a major role in attitude formation. The attitudes children form about aging will play an important role in how successfully they age. This annotated booklist is a compilation of carefully selected early children's literature that contains positive, meaningful portrayals of older adults and promotes positive aging.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Aging Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature
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