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Quigley, Cassie F.; Herro, Danielle – Teachers College Press, 2019
This practical book will help readers understand what STEAM is, how it differs from STEM, and how it can be used to engage students in K-8 classrooms. The authors present a conceptual model with recommendations and classroom examples illustrating various key aspects of STEAM teaching in action, including creating the correct teaching environment,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
Newton, Nicki – Eye on Education, 2019
In this book from bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you'll learn how to level math workstations to engage K-2 students in meaningful, purposeful, rigorous practice. We know students don't learn at the same pace, so how do we take into account where they are and differentiate instruction? Dr. Nicki has the answers, showing how leveled…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Primary Education, Workstations, Individualized Instruction
National Council on Teacher Quality, 2019
Programs that prepare elementary teachers have a daunting responsibility -- they are readying the people who will teach children reading and numeracy, build a foundation in STEM and social studies subjects, all while providing many children's first introduction to formal schooling. By rising to this challenge, programs may also help a more diverse…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Privacy Technical Assistance Center, 2019
School officials routinely seek to balance the interests of safety and privacy for students. While the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) generally requires written parent or "eligible student" consent before an educational agency (district) or institution (school) discloses student education records and the personally…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Parent Rights, Student Records, Privacy
Hall, Gene E., Ed.; Quin, Linda F., Ed.; Gollnick, Donna M., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Context Effect
Hugh, Maria Lemler; Conner, Carlin; Stewart, Jennifer – Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, 2018
Students who are slow to respond to traditional instruction and intervention require intensified intervention. Visual Activity Schedules (VAS) are an evidence-based type of visual support that provide sequential organization of the steps for an activity or skill. VAS can be aligned with individual student needs, including behavioral support. VAS…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Intervention, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Daniels, Susan – Free Spirit Publishing, 2018
Emojis . . . avatars . . . icons . . . Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on visual communication. Yet our classrooms still heavily focus on traditional oral and written instruction. In this first-of-its-kind resource, Dr. Susan Daniels channels over twenty years of research and experience into a comprehensive guide of visual learning…
Descriptors: Visual Stimuli, Teaching Methods, Visual Literacy, Interaction
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Meaux, Ashley Bourque; Norris, Janet A. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2018
Purpose: School-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have been asked to be contributors to the educational curriculum (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2010). The aim of this tutorial is to provide elementary school-based SLPs with a guide to explore curriculum-based language interventions (CBLIs) in their practices. Method: In…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Language Acquisition, Intervention, Speech Language Pathology
Harlen, Wynne – David Fulton Publishers, 2018
Now in a fully updated seventh edition, "The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools" provides essential information for students, trainee, and practising teachers about the why, what and how of teaching primary science. Paying particular attention to inquiry-based teaching and learning, the book recognises the challenges of teaching…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Inquiry, Active Learning
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2018
The purpose of the "BC K-12 International Student Homestay Guidelines" is to provide consistent, province-wide best practice standards for B.C.'s K-12 homestay sector. These "Guidelines" consider short-term and long-term homestay placements of K-12 students as determined by B.C. international student programs or by professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Foreign Students
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Ashworth Cain, Amelia – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2018
Use the practical suggestions offered here to ease the transition when a newcomer emergent bilingual student comes to your school.
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Immigrants, English Language Learners, Elementary Schools
Grey House Publishing, 2018
This comprehensive volume offers a snapshot profile of every public school district in the United States serving 1,500 or more students and provides pertinent evaluative and demographic statistics necessary to evaluate educational programs nationwide.This edition includes profiles on 5,749 school districts in the United States, representing 90% of…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Public Schools, School Districts
Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation, Iowa Department of Education, 2018
Adult education and literacy has never been more valued in Iowa than it is now. Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) empowers individuals to become self-sufficient by providing the basic skills and knowledge necessary to complete a secondary education credential and helps them meet their education and career goals. Nationally, AEL programs serve 1.5…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Secondary Education, Adult Basic Education
Gibbons, Kimberly; Brown, Sarah; Niebling, Bradley C. – Guilford Press, 2018
This accessible volume helps school leadership teams accomplish the crucial yet often overlooked task of improving universal instruction--Tier 1 within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Strong universal instruction reduces the numbers of PreK-12 students who may need additional services and supports. Providing clear action steps and…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Positive Behavior Supports, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Louisiana Department of Education, 2018
The years between pre-K and third grade are vital for creating the foundation for later school success. The skills students develop at one age level or grade must be built upon and reinforced in later grades. Furthermore, for students to sustain gains made in one grade, they must continue to receive high-quality teaching in subsequent grades.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning