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Arias, M. Beatriz, Ed.; Fee, Molly, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2018
In the last 20 years dual language education programs have increased in number and expanded in range. Whereas once they were predominantly focused at the elementary level, they now span from pre-K through to high school. This book examines the key attributes of successful dual language programs, as well as the challenges and opportunities involved…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, Profiles, Educational Objectives
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IGI Global, 2018
In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased. "Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice" contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Practices, Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning)
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
Short, Donn – University of British Columbia Press, 2017
"Am I safe here?" LGBTQ students ask this question every day within the school system. This book shines a light on the marginalization and bullying faced by LGBTQ youth, offering a new conceptualization of school safety. Donn Short treats students as the experts on what happens in their schools, giving them a chance to speak for…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Bullying, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Rumberger, Russell W.; Addis, Howard; Allensworth, Elaine; Balfanz, Robert; Bruch, Julie; Dillon, Erin; Duardo, Debra; Dynarski, Mark; Furgeson, Joshua; Jayanthi, Madhavi; Newman-Gonchar, Rebecca; Place, Kate; Tuttle, Christina – What Works Clearinghouse, 2017
The goal of this practice guide is to offer educators specific, evidence-based recommendations that address the challenges of preventing dropout in secondary schools. This guide synthesizes the best publicly available research and shares practices that are supported by evidence. It is intended to be practical and easy for teachers and school…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Secondary School Students, Intervention, At Risk Students
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Sinclair, Anne C.; Bray, Laura E.; Wei, Yan; Clancy, Erin E.; Wexler, Jade; Kearns, Devin M.; Lemons, Christopher J. – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
Secondary school administrators increasingly include students with disabilities in general education classrooms with coteaching models. Theoretically, coteaching enables two educators to attend to the learning needs of students with disabilities while exposing them to grade-level content area instruction. However, our study on teachers'…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Disabilities, Secondary School Teachers
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Yavuz, Olcay – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2016
Disparities in college access for underrepresented urban students are one of the most urgent educational problems of America's education system. In response to growing national concern, this longitudinal study investigated how school leaders worked collaboratively with key stakeholders to implement research-supported student services in order to…
Descriptors: Leadership, Educational Change, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Graham, Steve; Bruch, Julie; Fitzgerald, Jill; Friedrich, Linda D.; Furgeson, Joshua; Greene, Katie; Kim, James S.; Lyskawa, Julia; Olson, Carol Booth; Smither Wulsin, Claire – What Works Clearinghouse, 2016
The goal of this practice guide is to offer educators specific, evidence-based recommendations that address the challenges of teaching students in grades 6-12 to write effectively. This guide synthesizes the best publicly available research and shares practices that are supported by evidence. It is intended to be practical and easy for teachers to…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Writing Instruction, Guides, Teaching Methods
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
Baars, Sam; Bernardes, Eleanor; Elwick, Alex; Malortie, Abigail; McAleavy, Tony; McInerney, Laura; Menzies, Loic; Riggall, Anna – CfBT Education Trust, 2014
This research seeks to investigate the claim that London schools have improved dramatically since 2000. The authors have reviewed the evidence of transformational change and explored possible reasons for the development in London's schools. The project was guided by three questions: (1) Is the success of London's schools as real as has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Educational Change
Bakia, Marianne; Shear, Linda; Toyama, Yukie; Lasseter, Austin – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2012
The purpose of this report is to support educational administrators and policymakers in becoming informed consumers of information about online learning and its potential impact on educational productivity. The report provides foundational knowledge needed to examine and understand the potential contributions of online learning to educational…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Secondary Education, Productivity, Cost Effectiveness
Nashatker, Janice – Principal Leadership, 2010
Student discipline is one of the least pleasant tasks that secondary school administrators must perform. As challenging as behavioral issues with general education students can be, situations involving the discipline of students with special needs often bring more stress, confusion, and frustration (Ward, Montague, & Linton, 2003). This may stem…
Descriptors: Discipline, Court Litigation, Special Needs Students, Special Education
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Banks, Aaron L. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2010
The incorporation of a self-defense unit of study within secondary physical education programs is becoming commonplace in 21st-century curricula. The threat of crime to oneself, one's belongings, or one's home is very real and is a particular concern to youths, because teens and young adults experience the highest rates of crime as reported by the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Crime, Prevention, Young Adults
Boucek, Sara G. – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
The phenomenon of "sexting," or forwarding nude or seminude photographs of other students in schools via cell phone or other electronic media, is occurring with regularity. Administrators and boards of education struggle with disciplining students for such actions when policies and procedures have not kept pace with the rapid changes in…
Descriptors: Photography, Laws, Compliance (Legal), Law Enforcement
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
Cellphone-savvy students have created instructional and disciplinary challenges for educators for years. But the recent emergence of "sexting" by adolescents over their mobile phones caught many school administrators off guard, and the practice is prompting efforts around the country to craft policy responses. Students' sharing of nude or…
Descriptors: Pornography, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Sexuality
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