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Rozema, Robert – Teachers College Press, 2018
With 1 in 59 children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), odds are that students on the spectrum will be in many classrooms across every subject area. "Seeing the Spectrum" argues that secondary English teachers are uniquely equipped to prepare students with autism for future success, both in school and in life. Writing…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, English Instruction, Language Arts, Autism
Loewen, James W. – Teachers College Press, 2018
James Loewen has revised "Teaching What Really Happened", the bestselling, go-to resource for social studies and history teachers wishing to break away from standard textbook retellings of the past. In addition to updating the scholarship and anecdotes throughout, the second edition features a timely new chapter entitled…
Descriptors: History Instruction, United States History, World History, Teaching Methods
Bieler, Deborah – Teachers College Press, 2018
"The Power of Teacher Talk" investigates the connections between two persistent educational challenges: high numbers of students who drop out and of teachers who leave the profession. Based on a study of thousands of daily interactions between new justice-oriented English teachers and their students, this book proposes that teachers who…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Student Relationship, School Holding Power
Wormeli, Rick – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
Differentiated instruction is a nice idea, but what happens when it comes to assessing and grading students? What's both fair and leads to real student learning? An internationally recognized expert on grading practices, Rick Wormeli first examined these questions 10 years ago in the first edition of "Fair Isn't Always Equal." In this…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Evaluation, Grading, High Stakes Tests
Routman, Regie – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
How do we ensure that all students are engaged each day in meaningful, challenging, and joyful work and have equal opportunity to learn? That is the central question Regie Routman addresses in "Literacy Essentials: Engagement, Excellence, and Equity for All Learners." Her response is that such an outcome is only possible within a culture…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Student Empowerment
Curwin, Richard L.; Mendler, Allen N.; Mendler, Brian D. – ASCD, 2018
In this revised and updated 4th edition, "Discipline with Dignity" provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective. Emphasizing the importance of mutual respect and self-control, the authors offer specific strategies and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Discipline Problems, Self Control
Richardson, Rita Combs – Research Press Publishers, 2018
The "Connecting With Others" curriculum for grades 3 through 5 will help students learn to be sensitive to differences, resolve conflicts without resorting to violence, and learn tolerance and acceptance of others. Includes 30 lessons divided into five skill areas: Concept of Self and Others, Socialization, Problem Solving and Conflict…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades, Interpersonal Competence, Self Concept
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Schwieger, Dana; Liu, Ziping – Information Systems Education Journal, 2018
The case provides a realistic scenario that can be used in a systems analysis and design, accounting information systems or graduate level management information systems course. The case details the steps in the revenue and expense cycle processes of a health supply wholesale company providing students with the opportunity to map the business…
Descriptors: Systems Development, Data Processing, Health Services, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Napier, Nannette P. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2018
Dashboards allow managers to interact with data, asking "what if" questions and looking for patterns. This topic is typically mentioned in information systems courses; however, many students will not have experience with developing dashboards or using them to answer business questions. The purpose of this assignment is to provide…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Computer Literacy, Visualization, Computer Software
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Haag, Claudia Christensen – Reading Teacher, 2018
This article shares key steps in how to negotiate writing Readers Theatre scripts with English learners or any small group of students. The author aims to help promote language and literacy development and encourage critical thinking and engagement through the powerful modality of Readers Theatre.
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Scripts, Writing (Composition), Language Acquisition
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Ryan, Katie – English Teaching Forum, 2018
This is a step-by-step guide for having students create a basic idea for their own movie and then write and perform a "movie trailer" to promote their movie.
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Production Techniques, Video Technology, Learning Activities
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Tettey, Naa-Solo – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
Understanding the social determinants of health, health equity, and social justice from a social ecological perspective is vital for public health students. This paper provides an example of a creative method for teaching health disparities, using the HBO television series "The Wire." Methods: The pedagogical strength of "The…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Education, Access to Health Care, Teaching Methods
Rodgers, Lisa – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Providing practical solutions to common behavioral problems, this book shows how to use the positive momentum approach to encourage long-term positive behaviour among children aged 3-9. Covering issues such as what to do when a child avoids doing work, when they engage in rough play, and when they won't stay in their seat, this book includes…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Children, Teacher Role, Role Models
Crawford, Susan – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
This innovative manual sets out advice on fundamental movement skill acquisition (FMS) and its benefits for improving physical, verbal and social skills for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Improving FMS can help prevent long term health issues, and increase opportunities for social engagement and independence. The book explores the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development
Honeybourne, Victoria – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
With specific learning difficulties more prevalent than ever in mainstream schools, this is the essential guide for teachers wishing to create inclusive and successful learning environments in diverse classrooms. Focusing on promoting acceptance and self-esteem of each child rather than on labelling their difficulties, it shows how to make good…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Inclusion, Self Esteem, Disabilities
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