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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
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
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
Kincheloe, Joe L., Ed.; Horn, Raymond A., Jr., Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Cognition, mind, counseling psychology, lesson plans, learning styles, and Vygotsky are just a few of the many subjects discussed in this exciting work. Educators, students, counselors, parents, and others will find new understanding as they read and browse. How does the immigrant experience affect student outcomes? What are the effects of poverty…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Environment, Standardized Tests, School Psychology
Webb, Rosemary, Ed. – Open University Press, 2006
In this topical book, leading academics in primary education evaluate New Labour's Education policy. They draw on the findings of the latest research to discuss the impact of policies on primary school practice and on the views and experiences of primary school teachers and pupils. Current issues and initiatives are analyzed to identify the extent…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teachers, Students, Educational Change
Sigafoos, Jeff; Arthur-Kelly, Michael; Butterfield, Nancy – Brookes Publishing Company, 2006
Practical and concise, this introductory guide is filled with real-world tips and strategies for anyone working to improve the communication of children with moderate, severe, and multiple disabilities. Emphasizing the link between behavior and communication, three respected researchers transform up-to-date research and proven best practices into…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Multiple Disabilities, Case Studies, Interpersonal Communication
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
Rasinski, Timothy Ed.; Blachowicz, Camille Ed.; Lems, Kristin Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Because fluency instruction was identified, only recently, as a cornerstone literacy subject--it is still unfamiliar terrain for many teachers. This volume fills a crucial gap by offering a thorough, authoritative examination of what reading fluency is--and how it should be taught. Contributing authors, who include the field's leading authorities,…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, English (Second Language), Theater Arts, Silent Reading
Clarke, Stephen; Dickinson, Paul; Westbrook, Jo – SAGE Publications, 2004
This book is aimed at a specific audience. Like others before it, it derives from teaching on courses designed to prepare postgraduates to become English teachers. It was designed both to explain the mainstream ideas that have shaped secondary school English and to help readers rehearse teaching which is based on those ideas. Many of the…
Descriptors: Language Variation, English Teachers, Ideology, English
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
Easley, Jack, Ed. – 1980
This report resulted from work with primary grade children and teachers in Kankakee, Illinois. Essays by four resource persons and two observers are included, each expressing insights and feelings in order to share ideas with resource persons for primary mathematics teaching in other schools. A main objective is to represent the ways elementary…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Computation, Diagnostic Teaching
Snyder, Cathrine E.; And Others – Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science, 1990
Eight papers address technological, behavioral, and philosophical aspects of the application of information technology to training. Topics include instructional technology centers, intelligent training systems, distance learning, automated task analysis, training system selection, the importance of instructional methods, formative evaluation and…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Distance Education, Higher Education, Information Systems
Knowlton, Steven R., Ed.; Barefoot, Betsy O., Ed. – 1999
Thirty-eight brief articles first make the case for using newspapers in the college classroom and then offer examples of how newspapers should be used in the following subject areas: business (advertising, business writing, management); English (composition, research writing, women's studies); first-year seminar (honors seminar, reading, study…
Descriptors: Business Education, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, English
Fogarty, M., Ed. – 1979
The booklet addresses a real need often expressed by teachers throughout Queensland for a concise yet comprehensive guide for those teaching in small schools (the paucity of material concerning small schools in the literature is rather surprising considering the very significant numbers of teachers and children who are or have had experience in…
Descriptors: Art, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum
Carss, Marjorie, Ed.; Osborne, Alan, Ed. – 1982
Mathematical skills and reasoning and their applications are considered as forming one of the basic and essential areas of knowledge and experience that should be available to all Australian children. This collection of essays explaining problem solving in mathematics as an organizing theme for current and future curriculum development is a means…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning, Mathematical Applications
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