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Bresina, Britta Cook; Baker, Kristi; Donegan, Rachel; Whaley, Victoria M. – Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, 2018
Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-level framework designed to prevent academic failure and remediate areas of deficit. It is a framework to support students for whom generally effective practices have been insufficient. Its inclusion in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA; U. S. Department of Education, 2004) identified…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Secondary School Students, Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension
Harlen, Wynne – David Fulton Publishers, 2018
Now in a fully updated seventh edition, "The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools" provides essential information for students, trainee, and practising teachers about the why, what and how of teaching primary science. Paying particular attention to inquiry-based teaching and learning, the book recognises the challenges of teaching…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Inquiry, Active Learning
Public Impact, 2018
U.S. education leaders have spent decades highlighting and attempting to close achievement gaps among demographic groups. The gaps between African-American and Latino students compared to their white and Asian peers, as well as the gaps between low-income students and others, are among the most pernicious. In 2017, Oak Foundation commissioned…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Minority Group Students, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2017
Educational technology products offer potentially effective means of supporting teaching and learning in K-12 classrooms. But for any given instructional need, there are likely to be numerous product options available for purchasing. What can school districts do to help ensure that good selections are made? In a recent, comprehensive study of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, School Districts, Purchasing
GED Testing Service, 2017
This report provides a content comparison for the 2002 Series GED® test and the current GED® for the following test topic areas: (1) Mathematical Reasoning; (2) Reasoning through Language Arts; (3) Science; and (4) Social Studies.
Descriptors: Teaching Guides, Comparative Analysis, High School Equivalency Programs, Language Arts
Didion, Lisa Anne; Gesel, Samantha A.; Martinez-Lincoln, Amanda; Leonard, Kaitlin – Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, 2017
The National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention (NCLII), a consortium funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), prepares special education leaders to become experts in research on intensive intervention for students with disabilities who have persistent and severe academic (e.g., reading and math) and behavioral…
Descriptors: Intervention, Special Education, Motivation Techniques, Training
Braun, Gina; Austin, Christy; Ledbetter-Cho, Katherine – Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, 2017
The National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention (NCLII), a consortium funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), prepares special education leaders to become experts in research on intensive intervention for students with disabilities who have persistent and severe academic (e.g., reading and math) and behavioral…
Descriptors: Intervention, Special Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2017
The issue of freedom of speech on college and university campuses has captured the interest of the nation and attracted considerable media attention. As board members and institutional leaders address the difficult questions that arise in relation to this controversial issue, they need to balance the competing tensions between individual freedom…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, Governing Boards, College Administration, College Presidents
Toso, Blaire Willson; Krupar, Ally – Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy, 2016
The recent enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is prompting adult basic education and family literacy programs to more intentionally focus on supporting adult learners to transition to family sustaining employment. This change directly affects family literacy practitioners who primarily work with underskilled or…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Job Skills, Family Literacy, Family Programs
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), 2015
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is one of two multi-state consortia that have built new assessment systems aligned to the Common Core State Standards. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is composed of 18 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands that have worked together to develop a comprehensive assessment system aligned to the…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Educational Assessment, College Readiness
Petryshyn, Ivan – Online Submission, 2015
Purpose: To present the first complete Guide for studying the Western-Ukrainian Dialect and its scientific description of Phonology. Methodology: descriptive, contrastive and analytical methods of defining the peculiarities of the Dialect. Results: the regularities and the laws have been defined as to the specifics of the Western-Ukrainian Dialect…
Descriptors: Ukrainian, Contrastive Linguistics, Dialects, Phonology
Sims, D.; Grayson, H.; Wespieser, K. – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
Academic schools are a prominent feature of the educational landscape in England. Introduced in 2002, they are funded directly from central government and have become a major policy driver to reform the school system and increase educational attainment. Academies count for 60 percent of secondary schools and 13 percent of primaries. This report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cole, Rebekah F. – Professional Counselor, 2014
School counselors must be knowledgeable about military culture in order to help military students and their families in a culturally competent manner. This article explores the nature of this unique culture, which is often unfamiliar to educators, including its language, hierarchy, sense of rules and regulations, self-expectations and…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Military Service, Organizational Culture, Guides
Rowland, Judy – Education Commission of the States, 2014
This report serves as a quick reference guide for elected officials to compare key education policies and data in their states to the rest of the nation. The first section highlights major state policies for all 50 states in both table and chart formats (see Summary Charts ). The second section provides key state data, such as per-student spending…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Statistical Data, Charts
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Conover, Georgia Davis; Miller, Jacob C. – Journal of Geography, 2014
Designed as a hybrid undergraduate class that includes online exercises and in-class discussion, Places in the Media helps students better understand the spatial politics of media that help structure our everyday lives. The article is meant as a do-it-yourself guide for instructors interested in building a course like Places in the Media. As such,…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Geography Instruction, College Faculty, Undergraduate Study
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