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Salpeter, Judy – Consortium for School Networking, 2004
Handheld computers, sometimes known as PDAs, have been available for purchase since the mid-1990s, as have their handheld relatives, the graphing calculators. It is only in the past few years, however, that these diminutive devices have made their way into K-12 schools in numbers significant enough to allow us to draw conclusions about their…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Graphing Calculators, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education
Wilke, Rebecca Lynn – 2003
This step-by-step guide reviews important issues and things to consider for beginning, substitute, returning, and emergency credential teachers. The 11 chapters focus on: (1) "Getting Ready to Interview: Personal Reflection, Picking the Right Path, and Interview Readiness"; (2) "Where It All Happens: Creating the Right Atmosphere"; (3) "So Much to…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Class Organization, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Hall, Philip S.; Hall, Nancy D. – 2003
This guide to teaching children with oppositional and defiant behaviors presents key concepts and techniques illustrated by stories based on actual classroom cases. The guide is based on the principle that the teacher's own behavior can positively influence the student's reactions and offers practical advice on what approaches work and do not…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Classroom Environment
Kluth, Paula – 2003
This book provides information for elementary and secondary teachers about autism and classroom techniques for teaching students with autism in inclusive classrooms. The text consists of 12 chapters, each concerned with a different school issue/structure. Chapter 1 outlines definitions of autism and attempts to illustrate how autism is experienced…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques
Parker, Walter C. – 2003
This book contributes to the debate between proponents of multicultural education and those who favor a cultural literacy approach. The book demonstrates that educating for democratic citizenship in a multicultural society includes a fundamental respect for diversity. It bridges the widening gap between multicultural education and civic education;…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Literacy
Gallahue, David L.; Donnelly, Frances Cleland – 2003
This text/CD-ROM package prepares future educators to teach physical education using a student-focused, developmentally appropriate approach. There are 26 chapters in 6 parts. Part 1, "The Learner," includes "An Overview of Developmental Physical Education"; "Childhood Growth and Motor Development"; "Movement Skill Acquisition"; "Physical Activity…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Affective Behavior, Child Development, Classroom Techniques
Belvel, Patricia Sequeira; Jordan, Maya Marcia – 2003
This book illustrates an approach to achieving a positive, harmonious classroom environment which enables educators to evolve effectively from managers to leaders by rethinking their roles as teachers, discussing how to create classrooms where students are more self-managing and demonstrate mutual respect, self-esteem, and responsibility. Key…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership
Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Ed.; Gambrell, Linda B., Ed.; Pressley, Michael, Ed. – 2003
Now revised and updated, this book's second edition aims to guide teachers in providing effective, engaging literacy instruction that meets the challenges of today's legislative mandates. Identified in the book are principles of best practice that reflect cutting-edge scientific research as well as decades of hands-on classroom experience.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Mandel, Scott M. – 2003
This book outlines how educators can design meaningful learning experiences that address standards and utilize cooperative learning, brain research, and the Internet to effectively develop a students' ability to thrive in the 21st century workplace. After an introduction that explains cooperative work groups, there are 13 chapters in four parts.…
Descriptors: Brain, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Computer Literacy
Marzano, Robert J. – 2003
This book analyzes research from more than 100 studies on classroom management to assess how classroom management affects student achievement, techniques that teachers find most effective, and how important schoolwide policies and practices are in setting the tone for individual classroom management. Findings are applied to a series of action…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Discipline
Wilson, Jeni; Shrimpton, Bradley – 2003
This paper examines the educational implications for students with Tourette syndrome (TS) and outlines a multi-dimensional approach for improving their education. It presents data from two qualitative studies in Australia. TS is a debilitating neurological disorder that causes involuntary vocal and motor tics. The first study investigated the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship
Burns, Edward – 2003
This book describes how supplementary aids and services are defined by best practice, interpreted by individual states, and viewed by the courts to enable children with disabilities to be educated with typical children to the maximum extent appropriate. The first three chapters of the book deal with the need to provide a free appropriate public…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Ancillary School Services, Assistive Technology, Classroom Techniques
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Ryan, Amanda L.; Halsey, Heather N.; Matthews, William J. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2003
This article presents a rationale for the functional behavioral assessment (FBA) approach to solving behavior problems in the classroom as well as FBA components and applications. The paper notes advantages of FBA as well as legal and ethical reasons for using FBA. A case study illustrates use of FBA within a four-stage decision-making framework.…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Decision Making
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Duhaney, Laurel M. Garrick – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2003
This article offers a repertoire of behavior management strategies to help students with attention deficit disorder (ADD) succeed in school. Strategies range from conducting a functional behavioral assessment to antecedents- and consequences-based strategies. The article also discusses factors that educators may consider in meeting the behavioral…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Change, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences
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Church, Karin; Gottschalk, Charleen M.; Leddy, Jane N. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2003
Twenty ideas for helping students with attention deficit disorder develop social and friendship skills include: (1) assessing students' mastery of social skills; (2) using children's literature to teach social skills; (3) creating a classroom environment that promotes social interaction among students; (4) remembering that social skills are…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Friendship
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