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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018
Less than one-third of children and adolescents in the United States are meeting the recommendation from the "2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans" to get 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day. Schools can help students meet this national recommendation because close to 60 million children and adolescents attend…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Comprehensive School Health Education
Crockett, Jean B., Ed.; Billingsley, Bonnie, Ed.; Boscardin, Mary Lynn, Ed. – Council for Exceptional Children, 2018
The "Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education" brings together research informing practice in leading special education from preschool through transition into postsecondary settings. The second edition of this comprehensive handbook has been fully updated to provide coverage of disability policy, historical roots,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Leadership Responsibility, Special Education, Preschool Education
Iachini, Aidyn L., Ed.; Bronstein, Laura R., Ed.; Mellin, Elizabeth, Ed. – Council on Social Work Education, 2018
Social workers are increasingly embracing interprofessional teams as a strategy to tackle interrelated social issues across systems. Despite its promise, however, effective interprofessional collaboration can be difficult to realize in practice. Profession-driven differences related to training, terminology, and role perceptions can make…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Interprofessional Relationship, Cooperation
Gibbons, Kimberly; Brown, Sarah; Niebling, Bradley C. – Guilford Press, 2018
This accessible volume helps school leadership teams accomplish the crucial yet often overlooked task of improving universal instruction--Tier 1 within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Strong universal instruction reduces the numbers of PreK-12 students who may need additional services and supports. Providing clear action steps and…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Positive Behavior Supports, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Ed.; Gambrell, Linda B., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2018
Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching and learning is distilled into flexible strategies for helping all PreK-12 learners succeed. The book addresses major components of…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Evidence Based Practice
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Stevenson, Carolyn N., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The rising cost of tuition, increasing competition, and mounting student loan debt has caused educational leaders to rethink degree programs and resources for learners. As such, open educational resources, prior learning assessment, open degree plans, and competency-based learning have gained popularity in the field of higher education.…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Prior Learning, Open Educational Resources, Student Evaluation
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Daniela, Linda, Ed.; Lytras, Miltiadis, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Educational strategies have evolved over the years due to research breakthroughs and the application of technology. By using the latest learning innovations, curriculum and instructional design can be enhanced and strengthened. Also, as learners move away from traditional scholarly media and toward technology-based education, students gain an…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Educational Technology
Beach, Dennis, Ed.; Bagley, Carl, Ed.; da Silva, Sofia Marques, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This book brings an international group of writers together to offer an authoritative state-of-the-art review of, and critical reflection on, educational ethnography as it is being theorized and practiced today--from rural and remote settings to virtual and visual posts. It provides a definitive reference point and academic resource for those…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Inquiry, Research Methodology, Educational Research
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2018
The Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems provides information and best practices to help education agencies plan, develop, implement, and use an early warning system in their agency to inform interventions that improve student outcomes. The document includes a review of early warning systems and their use in education agencies and explains the…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Best Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Data Collection
Mills, Geoffrey E. – Pearson, 2018
The leading text in the field of action research, "Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher" is known for its practical, step-by-step guidance for teachers on how to do research in classrooms. Drawing on his extensive experience working directly with teachers and principals to help them learn how to conduct action research…
Descriptors: Action Research, Classroom Research, Research Methodology, Educational Practices
Sayers, Dave, Comp.; Davies-Deacon, Merryn, Comp.; Croome, Sarah, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2018
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Cornish, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Educational Policy, Indo European Languages, Laws
Morrison, George S. – Pearson, 2018
George Morrison's Revel "Early Childhood Education Today" presents current, research-based information on providing high-quality early education to "all" children so that they can be successful in school and in life. Featuring an engaging writing style and filled with practical examples of authentic teaching practices used by…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Language Skills, Literacy Education
Henniger, Michael L. – Pearson, 2018
This comprehensive text gives pre-service early childhood educators a balanced, accessible introduction to early childhood education that also covers the content areas. It shows readers how to teach and care for children by identifying and focusing on five essential elements: understanding child development, play, guidance, working with families,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Cabral, Nicole; Gordon, Madison; Leighninger, Matt – Public Agenda, 2018
There is a growing concern about discrimination and hate crimes taking place across the country. While incidents of bias can occur anywhere, it is especially troubling when it happens in our schools. Discussing race and discrimination can be difficult for the most seasoned of professionals, however, that discomfort should not prevent important…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Crime, Incidence
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Dumeignil, Franck; Paul, Jean-Francois; Paul, Sebastien – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
With the development of a strong bioeconomy sector related to the creation of next-generation biorefineries, heterogeneous catalysis is receiving renewed attention. Indeed, catalysis is at the core of biorefinery design, and many new catalysts and catalytic processes are being developed. On the one hand, they are based on knowledge acquired during…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Chemistry, Biology, Thermodynamics
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