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Farren, Patrick – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
This book examines the beliefs and attitudes of teacher educators, teachers and student-teachers about the impact of language teaching and learning. It draws on three research-based studies carried out by the author in collaboration with colleagues at the National University of Ireland, Galway, King's College London and the Lynch School of…
Descriptors: International Education, Teacher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Student Teachers
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
Cuban, Larry – Harvard Education Press, 2016
In "Teaching History Then and Now," Larry Cuban explores the teaching of history in American high schools during the past half-century. Drawing on his early career experience as a high school history educator and his more recent work as a historian of US education policy and practice, Cuban examines how determined reformers have and have…
Descriptors: History Instruction, High School Students, Social Studies, Classroom Techniques
Miller, Suzanne M., Ed.; McVee, Mary B., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Taking a close look at multimodal composing as an essential new literacy in schools, this volume draws from contextualized case studies across educational contexts to provide detailed portraits of teachers and students at work in classrooms. Authors elaborate key issues in transforming classrooms with student multimodal composing, including…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Classroom Techniques, Writing (Composition), Technology Integration
Nath, Janice, Ed.; Guadarrama, Irma N., Ed.; Ramsey, John, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Investigating University-School Partnerships: A Volume in Professional Development School Research, the fourth book in the PDS Research Series developed by the same editors, includes a collection of organized papers that represent the best and latest examples of practitioner thinking, research, and program design and evaluation in the field at the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Urban Teaching, Professional Development Schools, Mentors
Lapp, Diane, Ed.; Fisher, Douglas, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
Now in its third edition, the "Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts"--sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English--offers an integrated perspective on the teaching of the English language arts and a comprehensive overview of research in the field. Prominent…
Descriptors: Guides, English, Language Arts, Educational History
Kincheloe, Joe L., Ed.; Hayes, Kecia, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
This book examines the maligned students who populate urban schools and finds a talented group of resilient young people who deserve the support of the larger society. The editors and authors explore the ways such students are undermined, in the process developing new ways of teaching based on an understanding and appreciation of them.…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools, Urban Education
Rodriguez, Nelson M., Ed.; Pinar, William F., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
Much of the focus of anti-homophobic/anti-heterosexist educational theory, curriculum, and pedagogy has examined the impact of homophobia and heterosexism on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) students and teachers. Such a focus has provided numerous theoretical and pedagogical insights, and has informed important changes in…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Multicultural Education, Teacher Characteristics, Sexual Orientation
Guzzetti, Barbara J., Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Living in an age of communication, literacy is an extremely integral part of our society. We are impacted by literature during our infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. "Literacy for the New Millennium" includes information from specialists in the field who discuss the influence of popular culture, media, and technology on…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Young Adults, Adolescents, Literacy Education
Merenbloom, Elliot Y.; Kalina, Barbara A. – Corwin Press, 2006
Today's schools are responding to the pressing need for positive student-teacher relationships that promote successful learning and prevent dropouts and violence. To meet this challenge, many secondary schools are reorganizing around smaller schools or "houses" and structuring longer blocks of learning time. Authors Elliot Y. Merenbloom and…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, School Schedules, Dropouts, Middle Schools
Dunn, Rita, Ed.; Griggs, Shirley A., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007
Today, there is little deviation from the standard, business-as-usual practices in the world of education. This book challenges these stale practices and asks the important questions that can improve schools beyond the current state of mediocrity. Written for administrators, supervisors, teachers, parents--even politicians and corporate…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Violence, Talent Development
Pritchard, Florence Fay; Whitehead, George I., III – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2004
This volume makes two important contributions: First, it provides a framework grounded in theory and best professional practice that middle and high school teachers, their students, and community partners can use to design, implement, and evaluate service-learning projects that address authentic community needs. Second, it demonstrates ways…
Descriptors: High Schools, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Service Learning