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Babineau, Kate – Cowen Institute, 2017
The Cowen Institute has a deep commitment to helping students in New Orleans access financial aid for college. They have previously monitored Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates in New Orleans and Atlanta, provided resources to help FAFSA completion, and currently convene collaboratives of college counselors and youth…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Best Practices, Guides, Nontraditional Students
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Cagle, Jack F. – Journal of Organizational and Educational Leadership, 2017
A decade of research on school discipline has made society keenly aware of the "elephant in the room." Overwhelmingly, Black students are "wounded" permanently when they are suspended over and over for offenses that are overlooked when their white counterparts commit the same infraction. Since Black students are suspended…
Descriptors: Public Education, Disproportionate Representation, Suspension, Minority Group Students
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Akcay, Hakan – Education, 2017
The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate science teaching and assessing what is learned via using concept maps. Concept mapping is a technique for visually representing the structure of information. Concept mapping allows students to understand the relationships between concepts of science by creating a visual map of the connections. Concept…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
Garvis, Susanne, Ed.; Pendergast, Donna, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
The period from birth to twelve years is crucial in a child's development and can significantly impact future educational success, resilience and participation in society. "Health and Wellbeing in Childhood, 2nd Edition" provides readers with a comprehensive foundation in health and wellbeing education across key priority areas, covering…
Descriptors: Physical Health, Mental Health, Well Being, Children
Page, Jane, Ed.; Tayler, Collette, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning and Teaching in the Early Years" provides a comprehensive, contemporary and practical introduction to early childhood teaching in Australia. A strong focus on the links between theory, policy and practice firmly aligns this text with the Early Years Learning Framework. Written for students of early childhood programs, this book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Preschool Teachers
Dolgon, Corey, Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed.; Eatman, Timothy K., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
With contributions from leading experts across disciplinary fields, this book explores best practices from the field's most notable researchers, as well as important historically based and politically focused challenges to a field whose impact has reached an important crossroads. The comprehensive and powerfully critical analysis considers the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
Allen, Jeanne, Ed.; White, Simone, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning to Teach in a New Era" prepares preservice teachers to embrace the opportunities and meet the challenges of teaching in the twenty-first century. Closely aligned with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) and the Australian Curriculum, this book is an invaluable resource for early childhood, primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Academic Standards
Tait, Gordon – Cambridge University Press, 2017
This new book is a wide-ranging, contemporary and accessible analysis of familiar and recurring myths about mass education in the United Kingdom. Looking at a variety of important issues and problems, each chapter begins by dispelling myths and assumptions about the classroom, going beyond class, race and gender, to offer analysis of topics such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Instruction, Misconceptions, Discipline
Makela, Julia Panke; Perlus, Jessamyn G. – National Career Development Association, 2017
This second edition tackles some of the most vexing questions that career development professionals encounter today. Using a case study design, it offers a hands-on experience with ethical terminology, resources, and issues. Each dilemma presented includes detailed, guided discussion of key issues and recommendations, with direct connections to…
Descriptors: Career Development, Case Studies, Ethics, Vignettes
Henry, Frances; Dua, Enakshi; James, Carl E.; Kobayashi, Audrey; Li, Peter; Ramos, Howard; Smith, Malinda S. – University of British Columbia Press, 2017
The university is often regarded as a bastion of liberal democracy where equity and diversity are promoted and racism does not exist. In reality, the university still excludes many people and is a site of racialization that is subtle, complex, and sophisticated. While some studies do point to the persistence of systemic barriers to equity and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Surveys
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Sun, Hai; Varankina, Vera I.; Sadovaya, Victoriya V. – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
The purpose of this article is to develop the content and methods, as well as the analysis of the approbation of the program of the academic discipline "History and methodology of mathematics" for graduate students of the Master's program of mathematical program tracks. The leading method in the study of this problem was the method of…
Descriptors: Methods, Intellectual Disciplines, Mathematics Instruction, History
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Prins, Esther; Kassab, Cathy – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2017
To support rural postsecondary students' college access and completion, researchers, policy makers, and educators need a more comprehensive understanding of their demographic characteristics and financial needs, especially compared to nonrural students. Previous rural-nonrural analyses have not disaggregated students by degree type (bachelor's,…
Descriptors: Rural Urban Differences, Rural Schools, Student Financial Aid, College Students
Brooks, D. Christopher; Pomerantz, Jeffrey – EDUCAUSE, 2017
For the fourteenth year, the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) has conducted research on information technology and higher education's most important end users, undergraduate students. For the 2017 report, 43,559 students from 124 institutions in 10 countries and 40 U.S. states participated in the research. The quantitative findings…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Use Studies
Zande, Vande Robin – National Art Education Association, 2017
Students need lifelong skills to build their problem-solving capabilities for better understanding of the world and themselves. Working through design lessons allows them to directly apply thinking strategies and learning about facts, figures, and concepts while they are crafting meaningful ideas about the influence and social implications of…
Descriptors: Design, Art Education, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving
Niles, Spencer G.; Harris-Bowlsbey, JoAnn E. – Pearson, 2017
This comprehensive, top-selling text presents theories, assessments, planning tools, resources, and technologies relevant to modern career development in a practical approach that shows theory and research in action. With four chapters devoted to career development in educational settings, it analyzes the various aspects of career development…
Descriptors: Career Development, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools
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