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Shea, Mary – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
The most effective way to understand what a child knows about the reading process is to take a running record. In "Running Records", Mary Shea demonstrates how teachers can use this powerful tool to design lessons that decrease reading difficulties, build on strengths, and stimulate motivation, ensuring that children develop self-sustaining…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Reading Difficulties, Early Childhood Education, Reading
Cowie, Helen – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
"From Birth to Sixteen" outlines children's physical, social, emotional and language development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading for those studying, or indeed practising, child development in the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Childrens Rights, Socioeconomic Background, Case Studies
Ovens, Peter; Wells, Frances; Wallis, Patricia; Hawkins, Cyndy – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Developing Inquiry for Learning" shows how university tutors can help students to improve their abilities to learn and to become professional inquirers. An increasing proportion of students entering higher education seem to assume that learning is a relatively passive process. This may be the largest single limitation to their achievement.…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
Castle, Kathryn – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
What is early childhood teacher research and why is it important? How does a teacher researcher formulate a research question and a plan for doing research? How do teachers apply research results to effect change? "Early Childhood Teacher Research" is an exciting new resource that will address the sorts of questions and concerns that pre- and…
Descriptors: Young Children, Teacher Researchers, Researchers, Early Childhood Education