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Epstein, Joyce L.; Sanders, Mavis G.; Sheldon, Steven B.; Simon, Beth S.; Salinas, Karen Clark; Jansorn, Natalie Rodriguez; Van Voorhis, Frances L.; Martin, Cecelia S.; Thomas, Brenda G.; Greenfeld, Marsha D.; Hutchins, Darcy J.; Williams, Kenyatta J. – Corwin, 2018
When schools, families, and communities collaborate and share responsibility for students' education, more students succeed in school. Based on 30 years of research and fieldwork, the fourth edition of the bestseller "School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action," presents tools and guidelines to help develop more…
Descriptors: Guides, Technical Assistance, Check Lists, Partnerships in Education
Robins, Gill; Evans-Jones, Laura-Jane – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Charles Dickens is arguably the greatest storyteller in English Literature and his novels have been loved and respected for nearly two hundred years. As accurate reflections of Victorian society they are unparalleled. Vivid characters and realistic settings are created in the mind of the reader, all laced with Dickens inimitable humour, wit and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Literature, Classics (Literature), Web Sites
Cipani, Ennio – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2011
Challenging behaviors and poor student performance are often attributed to many of society's ills. As a result of the presence of such factors in some students' lives, changing these students' behavior in the classroom is seen as futile unless one can change their nonschool environment. To facilitate the reader's capability to develop intervention…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Test Items, Student Behavior, Intervention
Cannon, Lynn; Kenworthy, Lauren; Alexander, Katie C.; Werner, Monica Adler; Anthony, Laura – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
For students with autism spectrum disorders, problems with flexibility and goal-directed behavior can be a major obstacle to success in school and in life. But flexibility and goal-setting can be taught just like any other skill--and this how-to manual equips professionals with simple, real-world ways to help students with ASD develop this…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Cognitive Style, Autism, Special Education Teachers
Easton, Lois Brown – Corwin, 2011
If you are looking for an organic approach to purpose-driven professional learning, this is the book for you. Award-winning educator Lois Brown Easton's latest work provides a compelling case study in narrative form, a chronological PLC planning outline, and first-hand "lessons learned" about how PLCs develop, mature, and sustain themselves. You…
Descriptors: Discussion, Intentional Learning, Inservice Teacher Education, Guides
Wright, Robert J.; Ellemor-Collins, David; Tabor, Pamela D. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2011
This fourth book in the Mathematics Recovery series equips teachers with detailed pedagogical knowledge and resources for teaching number to 7 to 11-year olds. Drawing on extensive programs of research, curriculum development, and teacher development, the book offers a coherent, up-to-date approach emphasizing computational fluency and the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Intervention, Mental Computation, Special Education
Holtzman, Caren; Susholtz, Lynn – Stenhouse Publishers, 2011
When Caren Holtzman and Lynn Susholtz look around a classroom, they see "a veritable goldmine of mathematical investigations" involving number, measurement, size, shape, symmetry, ratio, and proportion. They also think of the ways great artists have employed these concepts in their depictions of objects and space--for example, Picasso's use of…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Artists, Museums
Stavredes, Tina – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
In order to enable the widespread adoption of online education, faculty must be trained in the pedagogy of teaching in this medium. This book offers an understanding of how cognition and learning theory applies to an online learning environment. Through behaviorist, constructivist, and cognitive approaches it provides strategies for incorporating…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Discussion, Online Courses
Iannone-Campbell, Charlene; Lattimore, Susan Lloyd – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
As early as preschool, children who struggle with emergent literacy skills can benefit from effective response to intervention. Don't wait until later grades when they've already fallen behind--improve their literacy skills now with this evidence-based Tier 2 RTI curriculum, ready for any pre-K educator to pick up and use right away. Created by…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Reading Readiness, Pilot Projects, Emergent Literacy
Gillespie, Tim – Stenhouse Publishers, 2010
One of the greatest challenges for English language arts teachers today is the call to engage students in more complex texts. Tim Gillespie, who has taught in public schools for almost four decades, has found the lenses of literary criticism a powerful tool for helping students tackle challenging literary texts. Tim breaks down the dense language…
Descriptors: Literary Criticism, English Instruction, Class Activities, Teaching Methods
Marks, Beth; Sisirak, Jasmina; Heller, Tamar – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
For people with disabilities, a good health and nutrition program can have life-changing results: more energy, increased knowledge, more confidence and self-esteem, and fewer serious health issues such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. This innovative, easy-to-implement curriculum is the perfect way to help adults build healthy…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Metabolism, Obesity, Health Education
Killion, Joellen; Roy, Patricia – National Staff Development Council, 2009
From setting the stage to engaging the community in understanding the purpose of collaborative professional learning teams, this volume covers what leaders need to know to implement more effective professional learning. Chapters focus on changing school culture, scheduling time, planning, using data, designs for professional learning, facilitating…
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, School Culture, Central Office Administrators, Time Management
Au, Wayne, Ed. – Rethinking Schools, Ltd, 2009
Since the 1980s, "Rethinking Schools" magazine has been renowned for its commitment to racial equality in education. Now, "Rethinking Multicultural Education: Teaching for Racial and Cultural Justice" has collected the best Rethinking Schools articles that deal with race and culture. "Rethinking Multicultural…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Childrens Literature, Holidays, Race
Whitten, Elizabeth; Esteves, Kelli J.; Woodrow, Alice – Free Spirit Publishing, 2009
What is Response to Intervention (RTI) and how can it benefit your school? Find out in "RTI Success", an all-in-one resource that provides information on this innovative model as well as step-by-step administrator guidelines and practical teacher tools for implementation. Despite ongoing federal initiatives meant to increase the profile…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Individualized Instruction, Staff Development
Kaye, Cathryn Berger – Free Spirit Publishing, 2010
"The Complete Guide to Service Learning" is the go-to resource in the fast-growing field of service learning. It is an award-winning treasury of service activities, community service project ideas, quotes, reflections, and resources that can help teachers and youth workers engage young hearts and minds in reaching out and giving back. Author, and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Learning Activities, Social Action, Service Learning
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