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Donley, Jan – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2019
The Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL) is a national content center established to work with regional comprehensive centers and state education agencies (SEA) to build SEAs' capacity to stimulate, select, implement, and scale up innovation in learning. This report is a collection of evidence ratings and practice briefs. The categories for…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Capacity Building, Educational Practices, Best Practices
Spycher, Pamela, Ed.; Haynes, Erin F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multilingual students, multidialectal students, and students learning English as an additional language constitute a substantial and growing demographic in the United States. But these groups of students tend to receive unequal access to and inadequate instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), with their…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, Multilingualism, Language Usage
Stewart, Mary Amanda, Ed.; Hansen-Thomas, Holly, Ed. – TESOL Press, 2019
Discover the ways teachers and researchers apply up-to-date TESOL research to meet both content and language acquisition criteria while also affirming students' cultural knowledge, life experiences, and language abilities. Like the high school grades themselves, the chapters in this volume are organized by academic content area including language…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Language Arts, Social Studies
Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
Since creating the first comprehensive study of school dropouts in Texas in 1985-86, the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has conducted attrition analyses to assess schools' abilities to hold on to their students until they graduate. This year's study is the 33rd in a series of annual reports on trends in dropout and attrition…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Attrition, Dropout Rate, Dropout Research
ACT, Inc., 2018
The inaugural "Higher Education Research Digest" was released in 2017 (see ED581669) along with the "Enrollment Management Database," a tool assisting enrollment managers, admissions personnel, and other college administrators with student recruitment, enrollment, and success strategies. For this second edition of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, College Entrance Examinations, Databases
Crowe, Mary L., Ed.; Guerrant, Bessie, Ed. – Grantee Submission, 2018
"Mentoring through the Transitions: Voices on the Verge" highlights the individuals, programs, and institutions succeeding in assisting STEM students through critical junctures such as high school to college, community college to four-year institution, and four-year institution to graduate school and beyond. It features the authentic…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Transitional Programs, Mentors, High School Students
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Lake, Robin J., Ed. – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2018
Marking the Center on Reinventing Public Education's (CRPE's) 25th anniversary, this volume of essays rethinks foundational aspects of the current education system, from funding to accountability to equity, with an eye toward preparing every student for the future. The goal is not to propose what the education system of the future ought to look…
Descriptors: Public Education, Foundations of Education, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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Ramírez-Montoya, María-Soledad, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Educational strategies have evolved over the years, due to research breakthroughs and the application of technology. By using the latest learning innovations, curriculum and instructional design can be enhanced and strengthened. The "Handbook of Research on Driving STEM Learning with Educational Technologies" is an authoritative…
Descriptors: Guides, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
Tierney, William G., Ed.; Corwin, Zoë B., Ed.; Fullerton, Tracy, Ed.; Ragusa, Gisele, Ed. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
The college application process--which entails multiple forms, essays, test scores, and deadlines--can be intimidating. For students without substantial school and family support, the complexity of this process can become a barrier to access. William G. Tierney, Tracy Fullerton, and their teams at the University of Southern California approach…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Play
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience or with school employment. This course, Education…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Masters Programs, Action Research, Student Projects
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2017
Since 1986, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has conducted an annual attrition study to track the number and percent of students in Texas who are lost from public secondary school enrollment prior to graduation. The study builds on the series of studies that began when IDRA conducted the first comprehensive study of school…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Attrition, Dropouts, School Holding Power
Mintrop, Rick – Harvard Education Press, 2016
At the heart of the effort to enact and scale up successful school reforms is the need for more robust links between research and practice. One promising approach is design development, a methodology widely used in other fields and only recently adapted to education, which offers a disciplined process for identifying practical problems, assessing…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Case Studies, Research and Development
Gottfried, Michael A., Ed.; Conchas, Gilberto Q., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2016
Like medical practitioners, educators share the moral obligation to "first, do no harm." But as this provocative volume shows, education policies do not always live up to this ideal, especially policies intended to help our most vulnerable students. "When School Policies Backfire" draws our attention to education policies…
Descriptors: School Policy, Educational Policy, Disadvantaged Youth, Case Studies
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Urban, Michael J., Ed.; Falvo, David A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
The application of technology in classroom settings has equipped educators with innovative tools and techniques for effective teaching practice. Integrating digital technologies at the elementary and secondary levels helps to enrich the students' learning experience and maximize competency in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, STEM Education, Outcomes of Education, Technology Integration
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