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Nieto, Sonia; López, Alicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
A must read for new teachers and seasoned practitioners, this unique book presents Sonia Nieto and Alicia López, mother and daughter writing about the trajectories, vision, and values that brought them to teaching, including the ups and downs they have experienced and the reasons why they have stubbornly remained in one of the oldest, most…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Kaoun, Tarek M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
As an adult-learning practitioner, I am intrigued by the process of helping learners, especially leaders, develop through the affective domain. Although leaders in my experience often comprehend the lexicon of emotional intelligence (EI), incorporating EI for leadership development has proven elusive. While research suggests EI is difficult to…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Metacognition, Leadership Effectiveness, Adult Educators
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McCollow, Meaghan M.; Hoffman, Holly H. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
During early childhood, practitioners and family members are often tasked with determining optimal approaches to support social skill development in young children with developmental disabilities in inclusive and self-contained settings. Eight different evidence based approaches are highlighted (social narratives, scripting, pivotal response…
Descriptors: Social Development, Check Lists, Problem Solving, Video Technology
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Bevins, Stuart, Ed.; Lehane, Louise, Ed.; Booth, Josephine, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
The core practice of professional scientists is inquiry, often referred to as research. If educators are to prepare students for a role in the professional scientific and technological community, exposing them to inquiry-based learning is essential. Despite this, inquiry-based teaching and learning (IBTL) remains relatively rare, possibly due to…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Science Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences
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Farley, Kristin S.; Brock, Matthew E.; Winterbottom, Christian – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Early childhood education represents a pivotal opportunity to improve the developmental trajectories of young children, and evidence-based practices (EBPs) are scientifically proven to improve these outcomes. Furthermore, federal law mandates that early childhood practitioners implement EBPs. However, because EBP has not been clearly defined in…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Preschool Teachers, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education
Kingston, Sally – Buck Institute for Education, 2018
The driving question for this brief is based on the most common question that teachers, principals, school leaders, coaches, and grant writers ask the Buck Institute for Education (BIE) about Project Based Learning (PBL): What evidence exists that shows the impact of Project Based Learning on student learning in core content areas? Research shows…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Academic Achievement, Evidence
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, 2018
The purposes of "Guidelines for Serving Students with Specific Learning Disabilities in Educational Settings" are to: (1) Update previous guidance on serving students with specific learning disabilities (SLD); (2) Provide guidance on the implementation with fidelity of the Response to Intervention (RTI) models as well as the discrepancy…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Student Needs, Individualized Education Programs, Inclusion
Medina, John – ASCD, 2018
"Marvel" at the neuroscientific reasons why smart teens make dumb decisions! "Behold" the mind-controlling power of executive function! "Thrill" to a vision of a better school for the teenage brain! Whether you're a parent interacting with one adolescent or a teacher interacting with many, you know teens can be hard…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Executive Function, Brain, Adolescent Development
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Holliman, Andrew J.; Jones, Tim – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Identifying a 'promising' topic for a psychology dissertation is widely recognised as one of the most important, challenging, and stressful parts of the research process. Students are required to work in a relatively unstructured way (compared with other modules) to independently identify a topic that is not only appropriate, of personal interest,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Supervision, Supervisors, College Faculty
Weinstein, Yana; Sumeracki, Megan; Caviglioli, Oliver – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there's a preference for relying on our intuitions about what's best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike. This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Cognitive Processes
Smedley, Nikky – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Using creative and performative methods is central to engaging children in fun and inspiring learning. This hands-on guide provides activities, quick tips and advice for developing performance and creative skills to support delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Each chapter focuses on a particular method, including storytelling,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teaching Skills, Creativity, Teaching Methods
Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy; Amador, Olivia; Assof, Joseph – Corwin, 2018
"On a clear day, you can learn forever"-- that's the adapted lyric you'll be happily humming once you've covered this playbook, because you will have mastered using learning intentions and success criteria, the twin engines of "Teacher Clarity." This template-filled guide shows you how to own it, do it, and live it--and your…
Descriptors: Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Expectation, Goal Orientation
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Toth, Paul D.; Moranski, Kara – Foreign Language Annals, 2018
Translating current principles of language learning into effective classroom practice requires a nuanced understanding of the cognitive and social factors that shape how learners engage in instructional activity. In this paper, we identify four principles that represent a current theoretical consensus in the field, which we hope will guide…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Practices, Metalinguistics
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Guler, Nilufer, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Teaching English language learners has long presented challenges for teachers tasked with bringing these students to a level of language comprehension comparable to that of native speakers. These challenges and issues can lead to difficulty comprehending core academic topics for those learning the English language. "Optimizing Elementary…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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