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National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth, 2014
This Information Brief is designed to assist educators in working with parents and family members to facilitate students' career development through the use of individualized college and career planning tools. This brief discusses families' perceptions of whether and how they were engaged in schools' implementation of Individualized Learning Plans…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Individualized Family Service Plans, Family Involvement
Goulet, Linda M.; Goulet, Keith N. – University of British Columbia Press, 2014
In recent decades, educators have been seeking ways to improve outcomes for Indigenous students. Yet most Indigenous education at the K-12 level still takes place within a theoretical framework based in Eurocentric thought. "In Teaching Each Other," Linda Goulet and Keith Goulet provide an alternative framework for teachers working with…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Cultural Influences
Hughes-Lynch, Claire E.; Kettler, Todd; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; VanTassel-Baska, Joyce – Prufrock Press Inc., 2014
"A Teacher's Guide to Using the Common Core State Standards With Gifted and Advanced Learners in the English/Language Arts" provides teachers and administrators a blueprint for differentiating the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts for gifted and advanced students through the use of acceleration, depth, complexity, and…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Academically Gifted, Language Arts, Advanced Students
Tobiason, Glory; Heritage, Margaret; Chang, Sandy; Jones, Barbara; Herman, Joan – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2014
This resource is part of a series produced by the Center for Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) to assist teachers and those who support teachers to plan teaching and learning from College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) for all students, including students with disabilities, English learners, academically at-risk students, students…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Lesson Plans, Educational Planning, Career Readiness
Johnsen, Susan K.; Ryser, Gail R.; Assouline, Susan G. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2014
"A Teacher's Guide to Using the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics" provides teachers and administrators with practical examples of ways to build a comprehensive, coherent, and continuous set of learning experiences for gifted and advanced students. It describes informal, traditional, off-level, and 21st century math assessments…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Mathematics Instruction, Academically Gifted, Teaching Methods
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Cummins, M.; Estrada V.; Freeman, A.; Ludgate, H. – New Media Consortium, 2013
"The NMC Horizon Report" series is the most visible outcome of the New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Project, an ongoing research effort established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within education around the globe. This…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Technological Advancement
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Estrada, V.; Martín, S. – New Media Consortium, 2013
The "Technology Outlook for STEM+ Education 2013-2018: An NMC Horizon Project Sector Analysis" reflects a collaborative research effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC), the Centro Superior para la Enseñanza Virtual (CSEV), the Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Electrónica y de Control at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Computer Uses in Education, Adoption (Ideas), Technological Advancement
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
Teitel, Lee – Harvard Education Press, 2013
In "School-Based Instructional Rounds," Teitel offers detailed case studies of five different models of school-based rounds and investigates critical learning from each. Instructional rounds--one of the most innovative and powerful approaches to improving teaching and learning--has been taken up by districts across the country and around…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Case Studies, Models
Rothman, Robert – Harvard Education Press, 2013
In clear and concise language, veteran education writer Robert Rothman identifies nine instructional "shifts" encouraged by the new Common Core State Standards and provides examples of how teachers and school districts are overcoming challenges in implementation. He presents the research and rationale behind each change and provides…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Educational Policy
Ippolito, Jacy, Ed.; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey, Ed.; Zaller, Colleen, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2013
"Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core" provides school leaders, teachers, and others with strategies and best practices for advancing adolescent literacy in the classroom. Exceptionally clear and accessible, the book addresses a full range of topics in this vitally important field, including disciplinary literacy; vocabulary…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Adolescents, Vocabulary Development
Volpe, Robert J.; Fabiano, Gregory A. – National Professional Resources, Inc., 2013
This book presents everything needed to design and implement daily behavior report cards (DRCs), a flexible and dynamic system for promoting positive student behaviors and overcoming barriers to learning. DRCs offer a way to reward K-12 students for achieving clearly defined goals while building school-home collaboration. Teachers can implement…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Report Cards, Evidence Based Practice, Elementary Secondary Education
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Murray, Alison Morag; Murray-Hopkin, Pamella; Woods, George; Patel, Bhavin; Paluseo, Jeff – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2013
Fitness development in physical education is most often attained via implementation of fitness training principles into school based settings. It is seldom attained via adherence to developmentally appropriate principles. The program presented in this article provides the physical educator with a method and the tools to attain both. This program…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Practices
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Llewellyn, Douglas – Science Teacher, 2013
Since 1996, science education has been guided by the National Science Education Standards (NRC 1996). But now there's a "new sheriff in town" as the "Common Core State Standards" and "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" together become the 21st century's torch bearer for curricula reform in science and…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Scientific Literacy, Persuasive Discourse, Rhetorical Invention
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Windschitl, Mark; Thompson, Jessica J. – Science Teacher, 2013
Modeling is one of the scientific practices featured in the "Next Generation Science Standards" ("NGSS") (Achieve Inc. 2013). This practice is central to the work of science because modeling activities can prompt new questions for investigation, which, in turn, can lead to evidence and information that can be incorporated into…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Models, Classroom Techniques, Scientific Concepts
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