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Harper, Shaun R., Ed.; Wood, J. Luke, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2015
"Advancing Black Male Student Success" presents a comprehensive portrait of Black male students at every stage in the U.S. education system: preschool and kindergarten; elementary, middle and high schools; community colleges and four-year postsecondary institutions; and master's and doctoral programs. Each chapter is a synthesis of…
Descriptors: Males, African American Students, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Feuerstein, Reuven; Lewin-Benham, Ann – Teachers College Press, 2012
In this unique collaboration, the authors bring to life the theory of mediated learning. Through numerous examples and scenarios from classrooms and museums, they show how mediated learning helps children to become more effective learners. Readers learn the steps in the process, including analyzing the child's problem, teaching the child to focus…
Descriptors: Museums, Parents, Exhibits, Theory Practice Relationship
Beineke, John A. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
"Teaching History to Adolescents: A Quest for Relevance" is an exploration of research, ideas, trends, and practices for educators who teach American history to adolescents from the middle grades through high school. Higher education faculty in history and professional education will also find the book germane to their work. Topics within the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, United States History, Textbooks, Adolescents
Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Asian American Education--Asian American Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages presents groundbreaking research that critically challenges the invisibility, stereotyping, and common misunderstandings of Asian Americans by disrupting "customary" discourse and disputing "familiar" knowledge. The chapters in this anthology…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian American Students, Grade 10, Mathematics Achievement
Neal, Michael – Teachers College Press, 2010
Writing and the teaching of writing is changing at a rapid pace. How can educators understand writing assessment "as" and "with" technology in the 21st-century classroom? Michael Neal contends that new technologies are neither the problem nor the solution. Instead, educators need to tap into digital resources only inasmuch as they promote writing…
Descriptors: Writing Evaluation, Holistic Evaluation, Writing Tests, Educational Technology
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Lee, Stacey J., Ed.; Rong, Xue Lan, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2007
This research anthology is the fourth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Acculturation, Asian American Students, High School Students
Salili, Farideh, Ed.; Hoosain, Rumjahn, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2007
The influence of culture on learning and motivation has been the topic of much research in recent years. Educational and psychological researchers are now aware that the findings of their studies may not apply to other cultures, and that in this age of globalization and multiculturalism it is very important to examine the applicability of…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Cultural Differences, Learning, Motivation
Reif, Frederick – MIT Press (BK), 2008
Many students find it difficult to learn the kinds of knowledge and thinking required by college or high school courses in mathematics, science, or other complex domains. Thus they often emerge with significant misconceptions, fragmented knowledge, and inadequate problem-solving skills. Most instructors or textbook authors approach their teaching…
Descriptors: Expository Writing, Quality Control, Problem Solving, Scientific Concepts