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OECD Publishing, 2019
Did you ever wonder whether education has a role to play in preparing our societies for an age of artificial intelligence? Or what the impact of climate change might be on our schools, families and communities? Trends Shaping Education examines major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting education. While the trends are…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Educational Change, Artificial Intelligence
Ippolito, Jacy; Fisher, Douglas – Educational Leadership, 2019
A disciplinary literacy framework suggests that content-area teachers are best positioned to guide students into discipline-specific ways of reading, writing, and communicating, such as teaching science students to write as scientists do. "Disciplinary literacy instruction" can move students beyond generic literacy strategies and prepare…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing, Principals, Instructional Leadership
Hall, Pete – Educational Leadership, 2019
To be an effective school leader, one must respond promptly and honestly to performance concerns. Unfortunately, this is often a difficult and uncomfortable job to do. Hall looks at various ways that school leaders can fail at handling poorly performing teachers and then discusses the correct and fair way to handle them.
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Teacher Competencies, Administrator Role
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Trent, Monica Parrish; Pollard, DeRionne P. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
Reform initiatives have challenged community college leaders to reconsider what is right and wrong while also challenging our organizational cultures, advancing a new understanding of our mission, and forcing us to reconsider how we engage in the work of educating a public that needs us now more than ever.
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Community Colleges, College Presidents
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Clement, Mary C. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
Filled with practical steps for all the stakeholders in the student teaching experience, this article emphasizes the many ways that communication adds to student teaching success, as well as includes useful checklists.
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Stakeholders, Cooperating Teachers, Student Teachers
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Sussman, Mel – Learning Professional, 2018
It is not clear exactly when school leaders first started wearing an "S" on their chests and began defiantly uttering the phrase, "I can do it all myself!" But after days, weeks, months, or even years of racing wildly from task to task, many a superhero principal has come to the stark realization that nothing could be further…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Styles
Garcia, Ofelia; Kleifgen, Jo Anne – Teachers College Press, 2018
Now available in a revised and expanded edition, this accessible guide introduces readers to the issues and controversies surrounding the education of language minority students in the United States. What makes this book a perennial favorite are the succinct descriptions of alternative practices for transforming our schools and students' futures,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, English Language Learners, Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education
Murphy, Joseph F.; Louis, Karen Seashore – Teachers College Press, 2018
This landmark book translates positive and asset-based understandings of organizations to develop a powerful model of school leadership that is grounded in both existing research and the complexities of life in schools. The authors--both senior scholars in educational leadership--apply insights from positive psychology to the role and function of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Capacity Building, Leadership Role, Models
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE, 2018
Homelessness often is accompanied by poverty, stress, and instability. As a result, children and youth in homeless situations frequently must overcome many educational challenges. The McKinney-Vento Act requires local educational agencies (LEAs, hereafter "school districts") to identify children and youth experiencing homelessness, and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Poverty, Children, Youth
Colker, Laura J.; Koralek, Derry – Redleaf Press, 2018
Based on Laura Colker, Derry Koralek, and Diane Trister Dodge's classic book, originally published by NAEYC in 1993, High-Quality Early Childhood Programs offers detailed descriptions of what one should see in high-quality programs (and why) to provide a strong foundation of child development knowledge and principles translated into practice.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Child Development
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Couvillon, Michael A.; Yell, Mitchell L.; Katsiyannis, Antonis – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Even though special education law is covered in most teacher and administrative certification programs, it is an area that is continually evolving. The results of the 2017 U.S. Supreme Court case "Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District" will have a lasting impact on the future of special education guidelines; the outcomes of this…
Descriptors: Special Education, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Berk, Ronald A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Student ratings are not leaving today or anytime soon. However, as the title of this article indicates, student ratings are not the only option to provide evidence in the evaluation of teaching. There is a broad range of alternatives to consider beyond student ratings in the delicate decision-making processes to improve teaching and determine the…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Information Sources, Teacher Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
Stronge, James H. – ASCD, 2018
Every teacher seeks to be an "effective" teacher. Every teacher wants to have a positive, remarkable, and lasting influence on students' lives. But what makes for an effective teacher? What role does teacher preparation play in teacher effectiveness? What do effective teachers do during planning, instruction, and assessment? How do they…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Lesson Plans
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Hayes, Anne M.; Dombrowski, Eileen; Shefcyk, Allison H.; Bulat, Jennae – RTI International, 2018
Learning disabilities are among the most common disabilities experienced in childhood and adulthood. Although identifying learning disabilities in a school setting is a complex process, it is particularly challenging in low- and middle-income countries that lack the appropriate resources, tools, and supports. This guide provides an introduction to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
Santoro, Doris A. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Demoralized: Why Teachers Leave the Profession They Love and How They Can Stay" offers a timely analysis of professional dissatisfaction that challenges the common explanation of burnout. Featuring the voices of educators, the book offers concrete lessons for practitioners, school leaders, and policy makers on how to think more…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Job Satisfaction
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