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Evans, Stephanie Y., Ed.; Domingue, Andrea D., Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
"Black Women and Social Justice Education" explores Black women's experiences and expertise in teaching and learning about justice in a range of formal and informal educational settings. Linking historical accounts with groundbreaking contributions by new and rising leaders in the field, it examines, evaluates, establishes, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Teachers, African American Students, Females
Myers, Beth A. – Teachers College Press, 2019
"Autobiography on the Spectrum" challenges prevailing notions about autism by offering a critically unconventional perspective--the viewpoint of adolescents who are themselves on the spectrum. Examining a year-long inquiry, Myers highlights the autobiographical works of the students through writing, photography, poetry, art, and more.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Student Attitudes
Prime, Glenda M., Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Centering Race in the STEM Education of African American K-12 Learners" boldly advocates for a transformative approach to the teaching of STEM to African American K-12 learners. The achievement patterns of African American learners, so often described as an "achievement gap" between them and their White peers, is in fact the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, African American Students, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Kippax, Rod – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Disrupting Schools: The Institutional Conditions of Disordered Behaviour" represents an applied sociological address to the intractable patterns of educational exclusion of students diagnosed with "emotional and behavioural disorders." Starting with the finding that these students commonly share educational trajectories…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Inclusion, Violence
Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H. – Oxford University Press, 2019
"Teaching, Learning and Psychology" offers comprehensive coverage of contemporary psychological issues and new directions in education. With its focus on the non-deficit nature of human behaviours and positive psychology, the book emphasises the importance of appropriate pedagogical practices for effective learning. Comprehensive and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Children, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
Arreguín-Anderson, María Guadalupe; Alanís, Iliana – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
This book takes the reader through a journey into the practical and theoretical aspects of partner-based learning in bilingual early childhood environments. The authors begin by presenting compelling arguments for the significance of this approach noting the parallels between partner-based collaborative learning and developmentally appropriate…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Early Childhood Education, Cooperative Learning, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Knoors, Harry, Ed.; Brons, Maria, Ed.; Marschark, Marc, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2019
If teachers want to educate deaf learners effectively, they have to apply evidence-informed methods and didactics with the needs of individual deaf students in mind. Education in general -- and education for deaf learners in particular -- is situated in broader societal contexts, where what works within the Western world may be quite different…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
Raines, James C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2019
Though schools have become the default mental health providers for children and adolescents, they are poorly equipped to meet the mental health needs of their students. "Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health" differs from other books that address child and adolescent psychopathology by focusing on how to help students with…
Descriptors: Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs, Mental Disorders
Mitchell, Donald, Jr., Ed.; Marie, Jakia, Ed.; Steele, Tiffany L., Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
Intersectionality is a term coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989. Crenshaw, a scholar of law, critical race theory, and Black feminist legal theory, used intersectionality to explain the experiences of Black women who--because of the intersection race, gender, and class--are exposed to exponential and interlocking forms of marginalization and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Philosophy, Females, Disadvantaged
Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenisthty, Rami – Oxford University Press, 2019
Since 2005, bullying, school violence, and school safety literatures have expanded dramatically in content, disciplines, and empirical studies. However, despite this massive expansion of research, there has also been a surprising lack of theoretical and empirical direction to guide efforts on how to advance basic science and practical applications…
Descriptors: Bullying, Violence, School Safety, Educational Environment
Kaplowitz, Donna Rich; Griffin, Shayla Reese; Seyka, Sheri – Teachers College Press, 2019
All too often, race discourse in the United States devolves into shouting matches, silence, or violence, all of which are mirrored in today's classrooms. This book will help individuals develop the skills needed to facilitate difficult dialogues across race in high school and college classrooms, in teacher professional learning communities, and…
Descriptors: Race, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Group Discussion, High School Students
Seidman, Irving – Teachers College Press, 2019
This popular text, now in its fifth edition, provides step-by-step guidance for new and experienced researchers who want to use interviewing as a research method. This user-friendly guide explains the rationale for interviewing and the complexity of selecting interview participants, important interviewing techniques, and how to work with the…
Descriptors: Interviews, Research Methodology, Educational Research, Graduate Students
Darling-Hammond, Linda; Oakes, Jeannie – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning" answers an urgent call for teachers who educate children from diverse backgrounds to meet the demands of a changing world. In today's knowledge economy, teachers must prioritize problem-solving ability, adaptability, critical thinking, and the development of interpersonal and collaborative skills…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Teacher Competencies, Problem Solving, Adjustment (to Environment)
Bishop, Penny A.; Downes, John M.; Farber, Katy – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades" shows how teachers in grades 5--8 can leverage the use of personalized learning plans (PLPs) to increase student agency and engagement, helping youth to establish learning goals aligned with their interests and assess their own learning--particularly around essential skills that cut across…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Haas, Eric M.; Brown, Julie Esparza – Teachers College Press, 2019
In this important resource, educators will find evidence-based best practices to help them address the individual needs of English learners with academic challenges and those who have been referred for special education services. The authors make the case that systems can be put in place at three levels to help English learners succeed: the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Special Needs Students, Special Education, Students with Disabilities
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