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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
Cipolle, Susan Benigni – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010
This book provides everything administrators and teachers need to build service-learning programs that prepare students as engaged citizens committed to equity and justice. The author describes practical strategies for classroom teachers along with the theoretical framework so readers can deftly move beyond the book to a meaningful program for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Student Empowerment, Elementary Secondary Education, Service Learning
Hellison, Don – 2003
This book guides teachers in using physical activity to foster personal and social responsibility. Focusing on teaching in school settings, the book features comments from real students to motivate teachers to apply the concept; take-aways that summarize each chapter and help teachers consider their own situations; new chapters on the lesson plan…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Lesson Plans, Physical Activities
Acheson, Keith A.; Gall, Meredith Damien – 2003
This book about the clinical supervision of teachers emphasizes the techniques of clinical supervision: ways to work with teachers to help them improve their classroom teaching. The book is intended to serve both as a practical hands-on guide for the inservice principal and school district personnel who supervise teachers, and as a textbook for…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Clinical Supervision (of Teachers), Collegiality, Due Process
Silverman, Steven J., Ed.; Ennis, Catherine D., Ed. – 2003
This book provides the latest research on physical education curriculum, teaching, and teacher education and shows physical educators how to apply this knowledge to their day-to-day practices. There are 19 chapters in five parts. Part 1, "Overview of the Field," includes (1) "Enhancing Learning: An Introduction" (Stephen J. Silverman and Catherine…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Athletics, Beginning Teachers, Context Effect
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
Rudney, Gwen L.; Guillaume, Andrea M. – 2003
This book provides mentors with a step-by-step action guide through the complexities of the school-based mentoring process. Ten chapters discuss: (1) "Introduction: First Things First" (e.g., roles for cooperating teachers, support providers, and peer coaches or mentors); (2) "Teacher Development" (e.g., concerns and reflections of student…
Descriptors: Action Research, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, College School Cooperation
Morehead, Michael A.; Lyman, Lawrence; Foyle, Harvey C. – 2003
This book offers conferences, strategies, and specific techniques that mentors can use while working with interns. It is intended to help cooperating teachers and university supervisors better assist interns during their final stages of preparation. Each chapter discusses a variety of strategies that can enhance the student teaching experience for…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Cooperating Teachers, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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
McEwan, Elaine K. – 2003
This book, intended to be a hands-on guide and training tool, contains basic principles for new principals. Following an introduction, each of the book's 10 chapters focuses on one of the essential components of personal effectiveness. A highly effective principal is: (1) a communicator; (2) an educator; (3) an envisioner; (4) a facilitator; (5) a…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Guides, Beginning Principals
Bender, Tisha – 2003
This book creates a vision of online pedagogy based on the author's experience and desire to create a virtual environment that involves students and fosters their deep learning. There are 9 chapters in three parts. Part 1, "Theoretical Implications: Building a Body of Online Pedagogy," includes (1) "The Distance Factor"; (2) "The Optimal Role of…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Kowalski, Theodore J. – 2003
This book addresses career-related questions commonly asked by students beginning the study of school administration. As an introductory text, it presents a broad overview of school administration as a specialized field of study and as an applied field of professional practice. Special attention is given to describing the social, political, and…
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrator Behavior, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education
Belmonte, Dominic – 2003
This book blends theory with example, anecdote, and reflection to illustrate how the caring teacher, with a clear understanding of his or her own philosophy, teaching tenets, and possibilities can bring purpose, meaning, and spirit to classroom teaching. The 10 chapters focus on: (1) "The Teaching Profession: What Are You Doing and Why Are…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics
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