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Nieto, Sonia; López, Alicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
A must read for new teachers and seasoned practitioners, this unique book presents Sonia Nieto and Alicia López, mother and daughter writing about the trajectories, vision, and values that brought them to teaching, including the ups and downs they have experienced and the reasons why they have stubbornly remained in one of the oldest, most…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Anderson, Mike – ASCD, 2019
We all want our students to feel safe, collaborate well with others, feel ownership for their learning, and be joyfully engaged in their work. Nevertheless, many teachers end up using language patterns that undermine these goals. Do any of these scenarios sound familiar? We want students to take responsibility for their learning, yet we use…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Teacher Influence, Classroom Environment, Language Usage
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
Lindholm, Tuula; Myles, Johanne Mednick – TESOL Press, 2019
Teachers are cultural informants. The resources teachers use and their interactions with students convey meanings that are both linguistic and cultural. It is important for ESOL teachers to guide students toward integrated intercultural/language learning that will carry them through diverse life experiences. This book goes beyond theoretical…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication
Fahey, Kevin; Breidenstein, Angela; Ippolito, Jacy; Hensley, Frances – Teachers College Press, 2019
This book is for educators who believe that schools need to be improved and are hopeful that real change can be achieved. The authors argue that if educators want to create more equitable, socially just, and learner-focused schools, then they need a more robust, transformational theory of school change--an UnCommon Theory. After describing the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Theories, Educational Improvement, Standards
Ayers, William – Teachers College Press, 2019
Education activist William Ayers invites new and prospective teachers to consider the deepest dimensions of a life in teaching. Should I become a teacher? How can I get to know my students? What commitments come with me into the classroom? How do I develop my unique teaching signature? In his new book, "About Becoming A Teacher", Ayers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Educational Practices, Curriculum Development, Teacher Student Relationship
Owen-Moore, Tina M. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Award-winning educator Tina M. Owen-Moore details the beliefs and practices that made the Alliance School of Milwaukee the focus of national attention as the first school to open with the mission of being bully-free. "The Alliance Way" illustrates how creating a safe, inclusive, and academically challenging environment goes beyond a…
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Environment, School Safety, Inclusion
Newton, Nicki – Eye on Education, 2019
In this book from bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you'll learn how to level math workstations to engage K-2 students in meaningful, purposeful, rigorous practice. We know students don't learn at the same pace, so how do we take into account where they are and differentiate instruction? Dr. Nicki has the answers, showing how leveled…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Primary Education, Workstations, Individualized Instruction
Hill-Jackson, Valerie; Hartlep, Nicholas D.; Stafford, Delia – ASCD, 2019
How do some teachers manage to expertly engage students in deep learning, harmonize mandated standards with individual student needs, and create trusting relationships in the classroom? What typically sets these "Star Teachers" apart from other teachers? In "What Makes a Star Teacher: 7 Dispositions That Support Student…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Personality Traits, Teacher Persistence
Donnelly, Peter – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"How to Succeed at Interprofessional Education" offers an introduction to the principles and practice of interprofessional education (IPE). By examining the rationale behind IPE, its application, and the frameworks for using it effectively, the author demonstrates that when healthcare professionals learn together and collaborate as a…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Myers, Beth A. – Teachers College Press, 2019
"Autobiography on the Spectrum" challenges prevailing notions about autism by offering a critically unconventional perspective--the viewpoint of adolescents who are themselves on the spectrum. Examining a year-long inquiry, Myers highlights the autobiographical works of the students through writing, photography, poetry, art, and more.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Student Attitudes
Arreguín-Anderson, María Guadalupe; Alanís, Iliana – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
This book takes the reader through a journey into the practical and theoretical aspects of partner-based learning in bilingual early childhood environments. The authors begin by presenting compelling arguments for the significance of this approach noting the parallels between partner-based collaborative learning and developmentally appropriate…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Early Childhood Education, Cooperative Learning, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Bishop, Penny A.; Downes, John M.; Farber, Katy – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades" shows how teachers in grades 5--8 can leverage the use of personalized learning plans (PLPs) to increase student agency and engagement, helping youth to establish learning goals aligned with their interests and assess their own learning--particularly around essential skills that cut across…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Follari, Lissanna – Pearson, 2019
A broad exploration of the roles and practices of working with, and for, children and families "Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education" helps teachers connect early childhood education beliefs and philosophies to professional practice. It provides insights into common program models or approaches, including Reggio…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Best Practices, Foundations of Education
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
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