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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
Heacox, Diane; Cash, Richard M. – Free Spirit Publishing, 2014
Within a group of advanced learners, the variety of abilities, talents, interests, and learning styles can be formidable. For the first time, this book connects the unique learning differences among gifted students to the specific teaching methods used to tailor their educational experiences. Differentiated instruction for gifted and talented…
Descriptors: Gifted, Individualized Instruction, Honors Curriculum, Advanced Placement
Samuels, S. Jay, Ed.; Farstrup, Alan E., Ed. – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2006
The editors of "What Research Has to Say about Reading Instruction" present the most recent research on fluency and show how it can be put into practice. A resource for classroom teachers and teacher educators alike, the reader-friendly text offers a range of expert perspectives on the key aspects of fluency such as: (1) history and definitions;…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Dyslexia, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction
Cameron, Helen; McKaig, Wendy; Taylor, Sue – 2003
This guide tells the story of a successful collaboration between The City Literary Institute and homelessness agencies to create an arts-based learning program for homeless people in central London. It identifies guidelines and good practice to stimulate similar work in other locations with problems of homelessness and rough sleeping. The guide is…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Art Activities
Cackley, Philip – 2003
This paper suggests that in the search for authentic materials to use in adult English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) reading practice, local government Web sites offer rich potential. Municipal sites for U.S. counties, cities, and townships usually contain text written at a lower reading level than other general Web pages. This makes it possible for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Uses in Education, English (Second Language), Local Government
Thornton, Carol A., Ed.; Bley, Nancy S., Ed. – 1994
This book is a professional resource for both regular classroom and special education teachers who work with students with disabilities in mathematics or students who are gifted or talented in mathematics. Included are 21 chapters, each written by specialists in different aspects of working with students with special needs. The book is divided…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cognitive Style, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
Thomas, Robert J.; And Others – 1992
Drawing on an applied research study encompassing an extensive literature review, telephone interviews with 50 key program administrators, and site visits at 9 community colleges, this handbook describes proven, effective techniques for providing vocational education to limited English proficient (LEP) adults in a community college setting. An…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Bilingual Education Programs, College Environment, Community Colleges
Davis, James R. – 1993
It is argued in this book that postsecondary instructors have to improve their performance in the classroom not only by achieving a better understanding of how teachers teach, but also of how learners learn. Most postsecondary teachers are well trained in their disciplines, but few have received formal training in how to teach or have acquired an…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines
Tegano, Deborah W.; And Others – 1991
Ways by which teachers can enhance creativity skills of children in the classroom are addressed in this monograph. An overview of creativity first sets the stage for discussions on the child, curriculum, teacher, and environment. The goal is to show the many faces of the development of creativity in children and to recognize ways to enhance the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Creative Development, Creativity, Definitions
Spodek, Bernard, Ed. – 1991
The basis for educationally worthwhile activities in kindergarten is examined in a series of papers that also provide examples of how kindergarten programs can be organized and worthwhile learning presented to children. Long-term projects or units are seen as useful vehicles of instruction, and organizing teaching around topics or themes is shown…
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design
Hamayan, Else V. – 1989
Innovative methods and strategies are described for teaching writing to potentially English proficient (PEP) students (also known as "limited English proficient"), who may or may not be literate in their native language, using holistic natural approaches. The approaches are based on the premise that students acquire language (speaking, reading,…
Descriptors: Dialog Journals, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Holistic Approach
Howard, Bessie C. – 1989
This guide to improving student persistence is the first part of a four-part series addressing the essential characteristics of effective instruction that have a positive impact on the academic achievement of Black and Hispanic students. Persistence is learned behavior, and lower-class students are more likely than middle-class students to observe…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Black Students, Classroom Techniques
Kindsvatter, Richard; And Others – 1988
This book, for preservice and beginning teachers, emphasizes instruction as the focal point of teaching. It is intended to be a primer on general secondary instructional practices. Decision making, the most pervasive aspect of teaching, leads the presentation as the topic of chapter 1. Chapter 2 addresses the teacher's role in providing for a…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Decision Making, Discipline
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA. Office of Instruction. – 1983
This document presents guidelines developed by the Los Angeles Unified School District to help strengthen support from parents, the community, and community leaders for the school district's programs. It provides a statement regarding school and parent responsibilities and suggestions for how the school staff and parents, working together, may…
Descriptors: Attendance, Curriculum Development, Discipline Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. – 1985
Issues for teachers and administrators to consider when introducing a new course in psychology at the high school level are listed in this checklist. The checklist is organized into the following sections: rationale for introducing a psychology course, target population, course content, teaching strategies, concerns for physical safety, ethical…
Descriptors: Books, Check Lists, Community Resources, Course Content
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