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Moulding, Brett, Ed.; Songer, Nancy, Ed.; Brenner, Kerry, Ed. – National Academies Press, 2018
It is essential for today's students to learn about science and engineering in order to make sense of the world around them and participate as informed members of a democratic society. The skills and ways of thinking that are developed and honed through engaging in scientific and engineering endeavors can be used to engage with evidence in making…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Process Skills
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
Baker, Beth; Ryan, Char – Free Spirit Publishing, 2014
This handbook provides solid, detailed guidelines for implementing and sustaining schoolwide positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS). Full of engaging anecdotes from expert PBIS coaches, this comprehensive resource helps PBIS teams overcome the obstacles of staff buyin and offers solutions for sustaining a successful program at your…
Descriptors: Guides, Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Behavior Problems
Connell, Gill; McCarthy, Cheryl – Free Spirit Publishing, 2014
Grounded in best practices and current research, this hands-on resource connects the dots that link brain activity, motor and sensory development, movement, and early learning. The expert authors unveil the Kinetic Scale: a visual map of the active learning needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary graders that fits each child's…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Infants, Toddlers
Adler, Gordon; Amann, Wolfgang – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Time and again, the authors have observed how a great program faculty creates unique learning experiences to everybody's satisfaction. They have experienced the pleasure that all involved feel when great learning has taken place, when the program participants leave the sessions with an enhanced skill set and co-created answers to pending and…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Writing (Composition), Guides
Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Bruhn, Allison L.; Crnobori, Mary – Guilford Publications, 2010
This book provides tested, easy-to-implement strategies for preventing problem behavior in the classroom and responding effectively when it does occur. Chapters describe specific steps that K-12 teachers and other school-based professionals can take to develop effective classroom rules and routines; plan suitably challenging instruction; and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Intervention, Check Lists, Behavior Problems
Bear, George G. – Guilford Publications, 2010
How can schools create safe, well-supervised classroom environments while also teaching students skills for managing their behavior on their own? This invaluable guide presents a framework for achieving both of these crucial goals. It shows how to balance external reinforcements such as positive behavior supports with social-emotional learning…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Social Development, Emotional Development, Behavior Problems
Munk, Dennis D.; Dempsey, Thomas L. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
Effective, "schoolwide" inclusion ensures the best outcomes for all students--but how can school teams knock down the barriers to inclusion and make sure it's happening across all classrooms? This concise book gives principals and other school leaders the solution they've been waiting for: a clear framework for leading inclusion efforts,…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities, Leadership
McShane, Susan – National Institute for Literacy, 2005
Reading is the most basic of skills. Reading provides access to other skills and knowledge, facilitates life-long learning, and opens doors to opportunity. The National Institute for Literacy is authorized by the U.S. Congress to collect and disseminate information on the components of reading and the findings from scientific research. The…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Family Literacy, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Education
Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Baudino, Frank, Ed. – Online Submission, 2003
The 2003 Brick and Click is a one-day conference that focuses on providing library resources and services for students who are either on-campus learners or off-campus learners. The conference theme was "The Shape of Tomorrow". It is sponsored by the Northwest Missouri State University in order to offer academic librarians a forum for…
Descriptors: Government Publications, Periodicals, Indexes, Library Services
McKinnon, Cole Marie – 2001
In an effort to conform to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) staff development requirement regarding elder abuse, a learning module was developed. It was designed to be administered to an individual caregiver for the purpose of self-study or to small groups of caregivers using the lecture-discussion format. Following the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Allied Health Occupations Education, Attendants
Bear, Ellen; Heron, Ellen; Plumb, Don – 2000
This 78 minute videotape represents one in a series of information videos designed for professional development and as an aid to strengthen teaching skills. The subject concerns ways teachers can moderate the effects of television on the elementary school student. Throughout the video are ideas and suggestions for hands-on activities to teach…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Information Dissemination
Lare, Gary A. – 1997
This book addresses two areas of need in a curriculum materials center--where to find curriculum materials for acquisition and how to organize these materials for efficient and effective access once they are acquired. The book is arranged in two parts: "Acquiring and Organizing the Collection" and "Resources." The book brings together many…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Classification, Corporations, Decision Making
National Cancer Inst. (NIH), Bethesda, MD. – 1980
This booklet presents techniques used by the Office of Cancer Communications of the National Cancer Institute for pretesting health education materials for professional, patient, and public audiences. The approaches and experiences of other health organizations are also reviewed. Described are principles of pretesting and how pretesting can be…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Materials, Information Needs, Instructional Materials
Brickell, Henry M.; Aslanian, Carol B. – 1979
Based on the evaluators' experience with a large-scale curriculum development project, this manual is designed to aid those who plan and implement field tests of educational products (instructional procedures and materials) in natural school settings. Within the procedures discussed, problems likely to arise are described. The steps in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Data Collection, Evaluation Methods
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