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Weinstein, Yana; Sumeracki, Megan; Caviglioli, Oliver – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there's a preference for relying on our intuitions about what's best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike. This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Cognitive Processes
Louisiana Department of Education, 2018
Over the past several years, Louisiana educators have taken the charge to raise expectations and educational outcomes for its students, believing students are smart, capable, and deserve opportunities to become productive members of a global society. Through a clear alignment of standards, curriculum, and assessments, students have stepped up to…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Student Needs, At Risk Students, Achievement Gap
UK Department for Education, 2018
This publication provides non-statutory guidance from the Department for Education in England. It provides operational level advice and guidance to the Further Education (FE) and Skills sector in England on how to meet the requirements referred to as the Prevent Statutory Duty. It focuses in particular on those organisations that provide learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Institutional Role, Prevention
Grimmer, Tamsin – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
This guide to understanding school readiness in young children is essential reading for early years practitioners. It explores the concept of school readiness by unpicking what the term means for children and how we can define it in the context of the characteristics of effective learning. This includes ideas for promoting playing and exploring,…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
Sutherland, Helen, Ed.; Mukadam, Yasmin, Ed. – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Offering an in-depth exploration of the distinctive features of the play development and learning of toddlers, this book provides useful materials, strategies and tools that can be used by practitioners supporting toddlers at this significant age. The book explores the context and concepts of wellbeing and is ideal for early years practitioners,…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Well Being, Child Development, Play
UK Department for Education, 2018
The publication is advice designed to help employers in all schools with staffing and employment issues, and to inform their decision making. It advises on matters contained within the School Staffing (England) Regulations 2009 for maintained schools and for independent schools, which include academies and free schools, the Education (Independent…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Principals, Assistant Principals, Teacher Recruitment
Lesaux, Nonie K.; Jones, Stephanie M.; Connors, Annie; Kane, Robin – Guilford Press, 2018
Grounded in current research and theory, this practical book guides program leaders and staff developers to design and implement engaging professional development and coaching approaches. It focuses on early educator competencies essential for high-quality learning and teaching--executive functions, emotion regulation, relationship skills, and…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Teaching Skills
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Walston, Jill; Redford, Jeremy; Bhatt, Monica P. – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2017
This Workshop on Survey Methods in Education Research tool consists of a facilitator guide and workshop handouts. The toolkit is intended for use by state or district education leaders and others who want to conduct training on developing and administering surveys. The facilitator guide provides materials related to various phases of the survey…
Descriptors: Surveys, Research Design, Methods, Educational Research
OECD Publishing, 2017
How might we know whether our schools or system are set up to optimise learning? How can we find out whether we are getting the most from technology? How can we evaluate our innovation or think through whether our change initiative will bring about its desired results? Teachers and educational leaders who grapple with such questions will find this…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Environment, Educational Assessment, Educational Principles
Communique, 2017
Sleep--not getting enough or not getting good sleep--can greatly affect students' cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, and social functioning. Sleep issues are relatively common, occurring in as many as 25% of children and are more prevalent in those with certain medical conditions (pain, asthma, traumatic brain injury) or psychiatric…
Descriptors: Sleep, Parent Student Relationship, School Activities, Behavior Patterns
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Corradini, Erika, Ed.; Borthwick, Kate, Ed.; Gallagher-Brett, Angela, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Languages sit firmly in the skill-set of the 21st-century graduate. In an increasingly multicultural and multilingual job market, monolingual graduates are at a disadvantage: as the recent Born Global report (2016) notes, "multilingualism has now become the new normal". The contributions in this collection are imbued with this idea and…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Second Language Learning, Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism
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Dombek, Jennifer L.; Foorman, Barbara R.; Garcia, Mishel; Smith, Kevin G. – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2016
While literacy interventions can be implemented in any grade, focusing on prevention and intervention in kindergarten through grade 2 is optimal because reading difficulties become expensive and challenging to remediate as students become older. The Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004 allows districts to do just this, with 15┬ápercent of…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Emergent Literacy, Guides, Kindergarten
Westhuizen, Duan vd – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
This work starts with a brief overview of education in developing countries, to contextualise the use of the guidelines. Although this document is intended to be a practical tool, it is necessary to include some theoretical analysis of the concept of online assessment. This is given in Sections 3 and 4, together with the identification and…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Student Evaluation, Computer Assisted Testing, Evaluation Methods
Pearson, Jolene – ZERO TO THREE, 2016
Parents of newborns and infants are especially open to learning, and many new parents are actively seeking information. What do professionals teach them? How do they teach them? "Pathways" is an educator's guide to educating and supporting new parents. "Pathways" guides professionals in developing an approach to parent…
Descriptors: Neonates, Parents, Parent Education, Adult Educators
Council of the Great City Schools, 2016
The overarching purpose of this document is to define a new vision for mathematics instruction that explicitly attends to the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs), addressing the interdependence of language and mathematics. The sections in this report are devoted to (1) making clear that the grade-level college- and career-readiness…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, English Language Learners, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
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