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Darling, Felicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
"Teachin' It!" is a hands-on guide to cutting-edge research and classroom strategies that redress the graduation gap in community and open-access colleges. Drawing from the author's 30 years in the education field as a math and college skills instructor, teacher educator, and researcher, this book describes an asset-based model that…
Descriptors: Barriers, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Risk
Kelley, Kelly R.; Westling, David L. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
"Teaching, Including, and Supporting College Students with Intellectual Disabilities" provides higher education professionals and proponents of post-secondary education programs for students with intellectual disabilities (ID) with a comprehensive guide to developing new programs and inclusive practices for college students with ID.…
Descriptors: College Students, Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
Mohr, Doris, Ed.; Walcott, Crystal, Ed.; Kloosterman, Peter, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2019
"Mathematical Thinking: From Assessment Items to Challenging Tasks" is a compilation of 36 problem-based lessons that encourage students to engage in productive struggle and deep thinking. Its 36 full-length lessons for grades 2-8 are each inspired by an actual test item from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Test Items, Elementary School Mathematics, Middle School Mathematics
Windschitl, Mark; Thompson, Jessica; Braaten, Melissa – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Ambitious Science Teaching" outlines a powerful framework for science teaching to ensure that instruction is rigorous and equitable for students from all backgrounds. The practices presented in the book are being used in schools and districts that seek to improve science teaching at scale, and a wide range of science subjects and grade…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Diversity, Learner Engagement
Pollock, Joy; Waller, Elisabeth – David Fulton Publishers, 2018
"English Grammar and Teaching Strategies" aims to demystify grammar and equip any teacher to teach it in the classroom. Carefully set out for ease of reference, this book covers every aspect of grammar, from nouns, adjectives and verbs to punctuation and prepositions. Each grammatical term is clearly defined and accompanied by varieties…
Descriptors: English Instruction, English, Grammar, Teaching Methods
Swaminathan, Raji; Mulvihill, Thalia M. – Guilford Press, 2018
This timely resource provides a framework for teaching students how to think qualitatively and become more critical and reflexive researchers. Presented are a wealth of pedagogical tools that instructors across the disciplines can tailor to their own needs, including thought-provoking discussion questions, group work exercises, and field…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Skills, Teaching Methods, Instructional Design
Tucker, Catlin R.; Wycoff, Tiffany; Green, Jason T. – Corwin, 2017
Blended learning has the power to reinvent education, but transitioning to a blended model is challenging. Blended learning requires a fundamentally new approach to learning as well as a new skillset for both teachers and school leaders. Loaded with research, examples, and resources, "Blended Learning in Action" demonstrates the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
Grisham-Brown, Jennifer; Hemmeter, Mary Louise – Council for Exceptional Children, 2017
As more and more early childhood settings implement inclusive practices, teachers need to blend special and general education techniques to help all children learn. They'll find out how with the new edition of this bestselling text, which combines today's best practices for teaching young children with and without disabilities into one…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Teaching Methods, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Kriegel, Otis – ASCD, 2016
Packed with ideas for both new and veteran teachers of K-8 students, this book touches on a variety of topics that are especially relevant to the first week of school. The author provides critical information that includes arranging and navigating the classroom, setting basic expectations, communicating routines, and understanding your students'…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Reutzel, D. Ray; Clark, Sarah K.; Jones, Cindy D.; Gillam, Sandra L. – Teachers College Press, 2016
One of the most critical elements in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is the effective teaching of reading comprehension in the early years. This timely resource provides evidence-based practices for teachers to use as they work to meet standards associated with comprehending complex literature and informational texts. The authors offer a…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Academic Standards
Burns, Leslie David; Botzakis, Stergios – Teachers College Press, 2016
Great teaching is not just a matter of talent or creativity or passion. Teachers are made, not born, and great teachers know "why" they do what they do in their classrooms. They do it strategically and purposefully based on technique. "Teach on Purpose!" demonstrates a high-quality research-based and practical approach to…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Secondary Education, Relevance (Education), Learner Engagement
Mandinach, Ellen B.; Gummer, Edith S. – Teachers College Press, 2016
Data literacy has become an essential skill set for teachers as education becomes more of an evidence-based profession. Teachers in all stages of professional growth need to learn how to use data effectively and responsibly to inform their teaching practices. This groundbreaking resource describes data literacy for teaching, emphasizing the…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Case Studies
Mesmer, Heidi Anne E. – Teachers College Press, 2016
Tired of hearing about "complex text"? Bothered by the pushy messages about "challenge"? This book is for you! Unlike the many other materials on text complexity, this one focuses on specific comprehension skills that students need in order to really engage with text. This book will help elementary school teachers equip their…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Betts, George T.; Carey, Robin J.; Kapushion, Blanche M. – Prufrock Press Inc., 2016
"Autonomous Learner Model Resource Book" includes activities and strategies to support the development of autonomous learners. More than 40 activities are included, all geared to the emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development of students. Teachers may use these activities and strategies with the entire class, small groups, or…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Independent Study, Personal Autonomy, Student Development
Gear, Adrienne – Stenhouse Publishers, 2015
Since "Reading Power" was launched ten years ago in an elementary school in Vancouver, it has evolved into a recognized approach to comprehension instruction being implemented across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and China. This groundbreaking approach shows teachers how to help students think while they…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Methods
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