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Kaplowitz, Donna Rich; Griffin, Shayla Reese; Seyka, Sheri – Teachers College Press, 2019
All too often, race discourse in the United States devolves into shouting matches, silence, or violence, all of which are mirrored in today's classrooms. This book will help individuals develop the skills needed to facilitate difficult dialogues across race in high school and college classrooms, in teacher professional learning communities, and…
Descriptors: Race, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Group Discussion, High School Students
Ring, Emer; Daly, Patricia; Wall, Eugene – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
"Autism from the Inside Out" is the first book to focus on providing Irish parents, early childhood, primary, post-primary and special school teachers with effective strategies for supporting children with autism spectrum difference at home and in educational settings. Presenting contributions from a range of national and international…
Descriptors: Autism, Guides, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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
Grise-Owens, Erlene; Miller, J. Jay; Owen, Larry W. – Council on Social Work Education, 2018
This how-to manual provides a structured framework for developing a comprehensive teaching-learning philosophy from articulation through implementation to evaluation--and then reactivation. Using professional literature and teaching-learning experiences, the authors provide pragmatic steps for using a grounded philosophy to inform, engage, and…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, College Faculty, Instruction, Teaching Methods
Harding, Blake – Online Submission, 2017
In "The Field Guide to ADHD: What They Don't Want You to Know," Harding confronts with unusual candor and painstaking effort one of the most alarming and perilous crises of our time: ADHD. In confronting this crisis, Harding forces us to reconsider the assumptions underlying ADHD and how we think about medical diagnoses, disability,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Adolescents, Adults
Norton, M. Scott – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016
Top-down mandates concerning the curriculum of the school leave no room for program creativity and program commitment. Yet principals and teachers are held accountable for student achievement results. Constitutionally, powers not granted to the United States are reserved to the States or to the people. This book's primary purposes center on the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, School District Autonomy, Institutional Autonomy, Teacher Responsibility
Wilkinson, Lee A. – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and current assessment tools, procedures and research, this award-winning book provides a practical and scientifically-based approach to identifying, assessing, and treating children and adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in school settings. Integrating current research evidence with theory and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Screening Tests, Disability Identification
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
Swanson, H. Lee, Ed.; Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2014
Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this comprehensive handbook presents state-of-the-art knowledge about the nature and classification of learning disabilities (LD), their causes, and how individuals with these difficulties can be identified and helped to succeed. Best practices are described for supporting student performance…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Guides, Book Reviews, Classification
Koegel, Robert L.; Koegel, Lynn Kern – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
What is Pivotal Response Treatment? What's the research behind it, what does it look like in practice, and what are some good examples of how to use it? Now one concise book gives professionals and parents all the basics of the widely used PRT--one of a select group of highly effective, evidence-based treatments for autism. great resource for…
Descriptors: Evidence, Autism, Teaching Methods, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Schmoker, Mike – ASCD, 2011
Instead of piling on one new reform fad after another, here at last is a book that boils down solutions for improved schools to the most powerful, simple actions and structures that ensure you prepare all students for college, careers, and citizenship. Best-selling ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) author and renowned…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, College Preparation, Educational Change, Teaching Methods
Schlechty, Phillip C. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
In Phillip Schlechty's best-selling book "Working on the Work", he outlined a motivational framework for improving student performance by improving the quality of schools designed for students. "Engaging Students" offers a next-step resource in which Schlechty incorporates what he's learned from the field and from the hundreds of workshops he and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Questionnaires
O'Connor, Rollanda E., Ed.; Vadasy, Patricia F., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2011
Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays. Leading experts explain how current research on all aspects of literacy translates into innovative classroom practices. Chapters include clear…
Descriptors: Expertise, Evidence, Reading Comprehension, Learning Problems
McKenna, Michael C.; Walpole, Sharon – Guilford Publications, 2008
When the goal is supporting excellent teaching, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach. This book helps literacy coaches and administrators navigate the many choices involved in developing and fine-tuning a coaching program that offers the best fit for a particular school. The authors draw on current research and their personal experiences in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students
Meltzer, Lynn, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
This uniquely integrative book brings together leading researchers and practitioners from education, neuroscience, and psychology. It presents a theoretical framework for understanding executive function difficulties together with a range of effective approaches to assessment and instruction. Coverage includes executive function processes in…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Teaching Methods, Nonverbal Learning, Learning Disabilities
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