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de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed.; Smith, Blaine E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Literacy practices have changed over the past several years to incorporate modes of representation much broader than language alone, in which the textual is also related to the visual, the audio, the spatial, etc. This book focuses on research and instructional practices necessary for integrating an expanded view of literacy in the classroom that…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Student Diversity, Bilingual Students, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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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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Pendergast, Laura L.; Youngstrom, Eric A.; Ruan-Iu, Linda; Beysolow, Danielle – School Psychology Review, 2018
Although schools administer many assessments, there is a lack of consensus regarding the best way to combine different pieces of information to facilitate evidence-based decision-making, particularly within multitiered systems of support. Although largely unheard of in education, the nomogram is an evidence-based assessment tool that is widely…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Visual Aids, Accuracy, Decision Making