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Loveless, Douglas, Ed.; Sullivan, Pamela, Ed.; Dredger, Katie, Ed.; Burns, Jim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Developments in the education field are affected by numerous, and often conflicting, social, cultural, and economic factors. With the increasing corporatization of education, teaching and learning paradigms are continuously altered. "Deconstructing the Education-Industrial Complex in the Digital Age" is an authoritative reference source…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education, Technological Literacy, Neoliberalism
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Mills, Michael, Ed.; Wake, Donna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Education has been progressing at a rapid pace ever since educators have been able to harness the power of mobile technology. Open-access learning techniques provide more students with the opportunity to engage in educational opportunities that may have been previously restricted. "Empowering Learners with Mobile Open-Access Learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
Davis, Gary A.; Rimm, Sylvia B. – 2004
The new edition of this text provides updated views, events, and research findings, including a study of extraordinarily successful career women, more attention to gifted education in rural areas, counseling of gay students, and suicide prevention. Chapters have the following titles: (1) "Gifted Education: Matching Instruction with Needs"; (2)…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education), Careers
Kuder, S. Jay – 2003
This text on teaching students with language disabilities is divided into three parts. Part 1 presents the components of speech, language and communication and describes language development. Part 2 describes the language abilities of students with a variety of disabilities. Part 3 provides suggestions for assessment and intervention and discusses…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Autism, Behavior Disorders, Cultural Influences
Rossow, Lawrence F.; Tate, James O. – 2003
This monograph is a legal treatise covering all legal aspects of the evaluation of teachers. It looks at what can legally be evaluated, how the evaluation can become evidence for termination, and how to avoid and win lawsuits involving wrongful teacher dismissals. It is intended for practicing administrators, supervisors of instruction, teacher…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Court Litigation, Due Process, Educational Legislation
Simpson, Mary; Tuson, Jennifer – 2003
This book offers an introduction for teachers, students, and other educational practitioners to the techniques that transform informal observation into a recognized research tool. It is intended for those with little or no experience with formal observation. Four chapters focus on: (1) "Observation as a Data-Gathering Technique" (how observation…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Jenks, Christopher J. – 2003
This checklist is designed to help develop writing strategies for English language learners (ELLs), focusing on a variety of linguistic strategies inherent in the writing process. It provides them with a graphical representation of the cognitive process involved in complex writing, promoting self-assessment strategies and integrating oral…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education
Ironfield, John Albert – 2002
This workshop kit contains a class discussion story and a workbook for teachers and students. It is intended to promote self-expression in a nonthreatening, friendly environment using reading, writing, drawing, and performing, all based on interpretation versus imitation. The story, "Once Upon a Bully," describes a potentially terrifying…
Descriptors: Aggression, Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education, Self Expression
Fox, Timothy – 2002
These two manuals provide instructors and participants with a curriculum to train paraeducators to provide supportive services to students with severe disabilities in inclusive classroom settings. The course requires approximately 12 hours of instruction and 10 hours of practicum and can be offered in a variety of formats (intensively or over a…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education
Henley, Martin; Ramsey, Roberta S.; Algozzine, Robert F. – 2002
This text is intended to introduce undergraduate or graduate general or special education majors to student characteristics and teaching strategies with students who have mild disabilities (mild mental retardation, behavior disorders, and learning disabilities). Part 1 addresses the characteristics of students with mild disabilities. Chapter 1…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Educational Principles
Goor, Mark B.; Santos, Karen E. – 2002
This book is intended to facilitate the development of reflective problem solving in preservice and novice special educators through the presentation of cases illustrating issues commonly experienced in student teaching and beginning employment experiences in special education settings. Each of the eight chapters begins with a brief introduction…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Disabilities
Bracey, Gerald W. – 2002
This book takes readers through the often confusing landscape of standardized testing and explains what tests are and what they are not. The book discusses how to interpret test scores, different types of standardized tests, and specific standardized tests. This revised edition also contains discussions of the Third International Mathematics and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Scores
Myths are stories that explain why the world is the way it is. All cultures have them. Throughout history, artists have been inspired by myths and legends and have given them visual form. Sometimes these works of art are the only surviving record of what particular cultures believed and valued. But even where written records or oral traditions…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Ambrose, Don – 2002
Noting that everyday creativity often requires imaginative insight, this book provides opportunities for children and adults to invent and problem solve by confronting puzzling scenarios that invite visual imagination. Each of the 71 activities in the book begins with a scenario that promotes speculative imagination. In the creative- and…
Descriptors: Architecture, Art Activities, Creative Thinking, Creative Writing
Harlan, Joan C.; Rowland, Sidney T. – 2002
This student workbook is designed to accompany the textbook, "Behavior Management Strategies for Teachers," helping to reinforce understanding of the basic principles described in the companion textbook. It presents a summary of the key concepts in each of the workbook's 15 chapters. Questions in this student workbook are based on each…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Corporal Punishment, Disabilities, Discipline
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