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Heflebower, Tammy; Hoegh, Jan K.; Warrick, Philip; Flygare, Jeff – Marzano Research, 2018
When teachers adopt standards-based learning, students take ownership of their education and achievement soars. Written specifically for K-12 teachers, this resource details a sequential approach for connecting curriculum, instruction, assessment methods, and feedback through standards-based education. The authors provide practical advice,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Student Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Eredics, Nicole – Brookes Publishing Company, 2018
How can K-12 educators break down the barriers to full inclusion and teach all learners effectively? Curriculum modifications are the key--and Nicole Eredics is the expert! A seasoned educator and creator of popular blog "The Inclusive Class," Eredics introduces you to the what and how of inclusion in this motivating, reader-friendly…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, School Culture
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Fuelberth, Rhonda; Todd, Christy – Music Educators Journal, 2017
This article explores how choral music educators can facilitate access to meaningful music experiences for all students in their schools. In a changing landscape that honors equity and diversity, music education environments must also change to align with these values. To provide the optimal environment for successful inclusive practice, choral…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Music Teachers, Educational Environment
McKnight, Katherine – Free Spirit Publishing, 2014
Based on the original source document for the Common Core State Standards and tested by 1,000 educators in diverse classrooms across the country, these research-based tools will help readers examine their current practices and adapt existing curriculum. Each of the 40 tools is clearly presented, explained, and exemplified, guiding educators…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Guides, Educational Practices, Curriculum Development
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Breault, Rick – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2014
State and national standards, taken as is, can limit the potential of the curriculum and skilled teachers. The ideas presented here suggest ways in which we might better scrutinize standards for their potential richness and limitations in order to enrich our instruction.
Descriptors: State Standards, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Performance Factors
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Wang, Victor C. X., Ed.; Bryan, Valerie C., Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
Today's ever-changing learning environment is characterized by the fast pace of technology that drives our society to move forward, and causes our knowledge to increase at an exponential rate. The need for in-depth research that is bound to generate new knowledge about curriculum and program development is becoming ever more relevant.…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Program Development
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Croddy, Marshall; Levine, Peter – Social Education, 2014
As the C3 Framework for the social studies rolls out, it is hoped that its influence will grow, offering a vision and guidance for the development of a new generation of state social studies standards that promote deeper student learning and the acquisition of essentials skills for college, career, and civic life. In the interim, it can be an…
Descriptors: Social Studies, State Standards, Guidance Programs, Civics
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2013
The "Surveys of Enacted Curriculum" (SEC) is a Web-based tool that provides K-12 mathematics, science, English language arts, and social studies teachers with consistent data, both on current instructional practices and the content actually being taught in their classrooms (the "how" and the "what"). Survey results are presented in clear and…
Descriptors: State Standards, Teaching Methods, Needs Assessment, Faculty Development
Lansiquot, Reneta D. – IGI Global, 2013
Involving two or more academic subjects, interdisciplinary studies aim to blend together broad perspectives, knowledge, skills, and epistemology in an educational setting. By focusing on topics or questions too broad for a single discipline to cover, these studies strive to draw connections between seemingly different fields. Cases on…
Descriptors: Enrichment, Organizational Change, Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Byrom, Jamie – Teaching History, 2013
The overwhelming response of history teachers to the final version of the National Curriculum (2014) was one of relief that their insistent, penetrating critique of the first draft had been heeded. Jamie Byrom shares that profound sense of relief and celebrates the achievement of the history education community in making its voice heard. However,…
Descriptors: History Instruction, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development
Murray, Christy S.; Coleman, Meghan A.; Vaughn, Sharon; Wanzek, Jeanne; Roberts, Greg – Center on Instruction, 2012
This toolkit provides activities and resources to assist practitioners in designing and delivering intensive interventions in reading and mathematics for K-12 students with significant learning difficulties and disabilities. Grounded in research, this toolkit is based on the Center on Instruction's "Intensive Interventions for Students Struggling…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Learning Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Curriculum Development
National Academies Press, 2012
Science, engineering, and technology permeate nearly every facet of modern life and hold the key to solving many of humanity's most pressing current and future challenges. The United States' position in the global economy is declining, in part because U.S. workers lack fundamental knowledge in these fields. To address the critical issues of U.S.…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Alignment (Education)
DeBoer, George E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
The goal of this volume of "Research in Science Education" is to examine the relationship between science education policy and practice and the special role that science education researchers play in influencing policy. It has been suggested that the science education research community is isolated from the political process, pays little attention…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Schools of Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change
Harris, Bryan – Eye on Education, 2011
Drive boredom out of your classroom--and keep it out--with the student-engagement strategies in this book. You'll learn how to gain and sustain the attention of your students from the moment the bell rings. Perfect for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, these activities go head-to-head with student boredom and disengagement, resulting in…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Owen, Nick, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Placing Students at the Heart of Creative Learning" shows teachers of key stages 2 and 3 how to introduce creativity into what is often seen as a prescriptive and stifling curriculum, and addresses the tensions that can exist between the requirement to follow the curriculum and the desire to employ innovative pedagogies. It offers…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Creativity, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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