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Murphy, John J. – American Counseling Association, 2015
The third edition of this text covers the philosophical foundations and nuts and bolts of using solution focused counseling to help preschool-12 students resolve problems. Dr. Murphy's practical and respectful approach has been successfully applied throughout the world by school counselors, counselors in training, psychologists, social workers,…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Problem Solving, Preschool Education
Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Kalberg, Jemma Robertson – Guilford Publications, 2012
Straightforward, practical, and user friendly, this unique guide addresses an essential component of decision making in schools. The authors show how systematic screenings of behavior--used in conjunction with academic data--can enhance teachers' ability to teach and support all students within a response-to-intervention framework. Chapters review…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Guides, Response to Intervention, Measures (Individuals)
US Department of Education, 2011
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Each entry, which gives a brief overview of a program or resource, is listed…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination
Lansford, Jennifer E., Ed.; Deater-Deckard, Kirby, Ed.; Bornstein, Marc H., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
How do some families successfully negotiate the linguistic, cultural, and psychological challenges of immigration, while others struggle to acculturate? This volume explores the complexities of immigrant family life in North America and analyzes the individual and contextual factors that influence health and well-being. Synthesizing cutting-edge…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Intervention, Educational Development, Child Rearing
Durham, Quentin – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
It is commonly believed that highly subjective humans ultimately perform all testing and grading efforts and that all testing and grading is completely subjective. However, Quentin Durham argues that there is no such thing as objective testing or grading. With wit and clarity, "The Realities of Classroom Testing and Grading" suggests that all…
Descriptors: Testing, Grading, Tests, Objective Tests
Vermont Department of Education, 2004
In the fall of 1996, the State Board of Education adopted "Vermont's Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities." In 2000, the standards were formally revised and again adopted by the State Board. In the summer of 2004, another chapter in the standards, "Grade Expectations for Vermont's Framework of Standards and Learning…
Descriptors: Second Languages, Second Language Learning, State Standards, Cultural Awareness
Gagnon Jr, William L. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2003
Most school districts do not have a full time human resources administrator to conduct interviews and this important task most often becomes the responsibility of the building principal or a department head. Here is a guide designed for hiring employees, both professional staff as well as non-professional, in public, parochial, or private schools.…
Descriptors: Employment Interviews, Occupational Information, Personnel Selection, Resumes (Personal)
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Anderson, Earl W. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1955
This bulletin is published as a much-need service to young men and women considering preparation for teaching. In it they will find information and judgments on duties, requirements, opportunities, satisfactions and annoyances in teaching as a life work. Because essential data has changed, the current report is written to describe the occupation…
Descriptors: Educational History, Teaching (Occupation), Early Childhood Education, Administrator Role