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Newton, Nicki – Eye on Education, 2019
In this book from bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you'll learn how to level math workstations to engage K-2 students in meaningful, purposeful, rigorous practice. We know students don't learn at the same pace, so how do we take into account where they are and differentiate instruction? Dr. Nicki has the answers, showing how leveled…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Primary Education, Workstations, Individualized Instruction
Wilfong, Lori G. – Eye on Education, 2019
Content area teachers are now being tasked with incorporating reading and writing instruction, but what works? In this essential book from Routledge and AMLE, author Lori G. Wilfong describes ten best practices for content area literacy and how to implement them in the middle-level classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided,…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction
Gottfried, Michael A., Ed.; Hutt, Ethan L., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
In "Absent from School," Gottfried and Hutt offer a comprehensive and timely resource for educators and policy makers seeking to understand the scope, impact, and causes of chronic student absenteeism. The editors present a series of studies by leading researchers from a variety of disciplines that address which students are missing…
Descriptors: Attendance, Attendance Patterns, Accountability, Academic Achievement
Delisle, Jason D., Ed.; Usher, Alex, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"International Perspectives in Higher Education" offers a balanced perspective on how different countries approach key policies and what the United States can learn from those programs. Jason D. Delisle and Alex Usher have gathered a diverse group of experts to examine systems across the globe with a focus on the trade-offs between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Access to Education
Dahill-Brown, Sara E. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"Education, Equity, and the States" examines how variations in state governance determine how federal initiatives are implemented and makes recommendations for approaching reform from this perspective. The book defines the key ways in which state policy environments differ from one another, illustrates how those differences matter, and…
Descriptors: Governance, Equal Education, State Government, Federal Programs
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Giuseffi, Francesco G., Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Today's global educational environment includes the emergence of adult learners participating in formal and informal educational encounters for the purposes of professional development or personal enrichment. These learners must possess the conceptual and attitudinal idea of self-directed learning in order to be skilled workers and fulfilled human…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Adult Education, Andragogy, Learning Analytics
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Wendt, Jillian L., Ed.; Apugo, Danielle L., Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
This title is an "IGI Global Core Reference for 2019" as it provides the timeliest, trending research around overcoming challenges within the urban educational system. Featuring real-world solutions and comprehensive coverage on teacher professional development, racial microaggressions, STEM, and diversity in elementary and secondary…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Faculty Development, Racial Bias, STEM Education
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Yoon, Jiyoon, Ed.; Semingson, Peggy, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
As more classes move to online instruction, there is a need for research that shows the effectiveness of synchronous learning. Educators must guide students on how to use these new learning tools and become aware of the research trends and opportunities within these developing online and hybrid courses. "Educational Technology and Resources…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Synchronous Communication
Zepeda, Sally J. – Eye on Education, 2019
This comprehensive and authoritative book serves as the road map to your school's professional development journey. Written for principals, professional development directors, other district leaders, and teacher leaders, "Professional Development: What Works" shows you how to plan and implement programs that promote teacher growth. Full…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Coaching (Performance), Program Implementation, Best Practices
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Bevins, Stuart, Ed.; Lehane, Louise, Ed.; Booth, Josephine, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
The core practice of professional scientists is inquiry, often referred to as research. If educators are to prepare students for a role in the professional scientific and technological community, exposing them to inquiry-based learning is essential. Despite this, inquiry-based teaching and learning (IBTL) remains relatively rare, possibly due to…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Science Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences
Ward, Frances – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
Engaging with current philosophers and thinkers, this book looks at what are the roots to our human condition. It looks the wisdom that traditional Christianity can bring to a Western culture preoccupied with post-truth, individualism and utilitarian methods of thinking. The desire for a fulfilling life is a common motivation to people, regardless…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Factors, Values, Ethics
Lawrence, Matson; Mckendry, Stephanie – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
According to the research underpinning this book, 85% of trans students and staff faced barriers. This practical guide enables post-secondary education professionals to create a safe and supportive environment for gender diverse applicants, students and staff. Using real life examples to explore common experiences and challenges for trans people…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Sexual Identity, Student Needs, At Risk Students
Hill-Jackson, Valerie; Hartlep, Nicholas D.; Stafford, Delia – ASCD, 2019
How do some teachers manage to expertly engage students in deep learning, harmonize mandated standards with individual student needs, and create trusting relationships in the classroom? What typically sets these "Star Teachers" apart from other teachers? In "What Makes a Star Teacher: 7 Dispositions That Support Student…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Personality Traits, Teacher Persistence
Asaoka, Chitose – Multilingual Matters, 2019
This book examines the perspectives and experiences of student teachers who are in the process of becoming secondary school English teachers in Japan. It reports on the trainee teachers' attitudes towards theory and practice in their professional development. Through a discussion of what professional expertise should look like in this context, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Language Teachers
Mertler, Craig A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Action Research in Education" is the first book to offer theoretical, conceptual, and applied/practical presentations of action research as it is found and conducted solely in educational settings. Covering primarily PK-12 educational settings, the book utilizes a cross-section of international authors and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Research, Higher Education
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