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Williamson, Ronald; Blackburn, Barbara R. – Eye on Education, 2010
Written to accompany the strategies presented in "The Principalship from A-Z," the activities in this book will help you apply the leadership concepts of Blackburn and Williamson to your own experiences as principal. Here, the authors guide you through the process of turning each idea into an actionable plan for your school, allowing you to take…
Descriptors: Discipline, School Culture, Academic Achievement, Instructional Leadership
Furlong, Michael J., Ed.; Gilman, Richard, Ed.; Huebner, Scott, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
Understanding the factors that encourage young people to become active agents in their own learning is critical. Positive psychology is one lens that can be used to investigate the factors that facilitate a student's sense of agency and active school engagement. In the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook, the editors draw together the…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, School Psychology, Individual Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Wine, Jennifer; Bryan, Michael; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This report describes the methods and results for the 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12), conducted for the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Washington, DC. The following legislation authorizes this and previous cycles of NPSAS, as well as two longitudinal studies deriving…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, Research Methodology, School Statistics
Baek, Youngkyun; Whitton, Nicola – IGI Global, 2013
In K-12 classrooms, as well as on the college and university level, the incorporation of digital games has played a vital role in the educational system. While introducing teachers to new fields, these digital games have been designed and implemented for the classroom and have shown positive results at a variety of educational levels. Cases on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning
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Fishman, Jenn; Reiff, Mary Jo – Composition Studies, 2011
Since Fall 2004, the Undergraduate Catalog at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville has listed a two-part "Communicating through Writing" (WC) requirement, which includes two first-year composition courses and an upper-division course in one of thirty-five majors. Most students fulfill the former by enrolling in English 101 and 102, a…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Expository Writing, Research Methodology, Writing Processes
Alford, Betty J., Ed.; Perreault, George, Ed.; Zellner, Luana, Ed.; Ballenger, Julia W., Ed. – NCPEA Publications, 2011
This is the 2011 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). This Yearbook contains five parts. Part I, Invited Chapters, includes: (1) NCPEA President's Message, 2011 (Gary W. Kinsey); (2) Shadows and Images II (Lloyd Duvall); and (3) Micropolitics in the School: Teacher Leaders' Use of Political Skill…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, College Faculty, Professional Associations, Yearbooks
Nath, Janice, Ed.; Guadarrama, Irma N., Ed.; Ramsey, John, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Investigating University-School Partnerships: A Volume in Professional Development School Research, the fourth book in the PDS Research Series developed by the same editors, includes a collection of organized papers that represent the best and latest examples of practitioner thinking, research, and program design and evaluation in the field at the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Urban Teaching, Professional Development Schools, Mentors
Walker, Hill M., Ed.; Gresham, Frank M., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2013
This authoritative volume provides state-of-the-art practices for supporting the approximately 20% of today's K-12 students who have emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) that hinder school success. Leading experts present evidence-based approaches to screening, progress monitoring, intervention, and instruction within a multi-tiered framework.…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Intervention, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
Guzzetti, Barbara J., Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Living in an age of communication, literacy is an extremely integral part of our society. We are impacted by literature during our infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. "Literacy for the New Millennium" includes information from specialists in the field who discuss the influence of popular culture, media, and technology on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Literacy Education, Educational Technology
Allen, Virginia French, Ed. – 1965
The contents of this volume, a compilation of papers read at the first conference of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), are grouped according to general subject and authors: (1) TESOL as a Professional Field--A.H. Marckwardt, F.J. Colligan, W.F. Marquardt; (2) Reports on Special Programs--J.E. Officer, R.B. Long, M.C.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials
Northern Iowa Univ., Cedar Falls. Geographic Alliance of Iowa. – 2000
This lesson plans project provides information and classroom-ready lesson plans about Nigeria. These lesson plans can stand alone or be used in conjunction with one another. They have been correlated to coincide with the standards set forth in Geography for Life. Following background information "Why Study Nigeria?" (A. Shields), lesson…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, African Culture, Area Studies, Cultural Context
Kaplan, Robert B., Ed.; And Others – 1984
A collection of reports on literacy and literacy issues includes a variety of perspectives and descriptions of diverse programs and is divided into three sections. The first examines broad questions of literacy: "On the Study of Literacy" (David Bendor-Samuel); "Linguistics and Literacy" (Gloria Kindell); and "Literacy in…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Applied Linguistics, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Papa, Rosemary, Ed.; Achilles, Charles M., Ed.; Alford, Betty, Ed. – NCPEA Publications, 2008
This volume presents the 2008 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (National Council of Professors of Educational Administration). The theme for this year's address, yearbook and convention is "Leadership on the Frontlines: Changes in Preparation and Practice." This Yearbook contains six parts. Part 1,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Administrator Education, Management Development, Personality Assessment
Sullivan, JoAnn Hammadou, Ed. – 2002
This collection of papers is the first in a series that will highlight cutting-edge research in the area of second language learning and teaching. After an introduction, "The Second Language Educator's Challenge: Learning about Literacy" (JoAnn Hammadou Sullivan), 12 papers include the following: (1) "Theoretical Developments in…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Chinese, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Research
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Dept. of Audiovisual Instruction.
THIS IS A GUIDE TO THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OF 247 SCHOOLS MAKING SIGNIFICANT USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA IN THE UNITED STATES. INITIAL IDENTIFICATION OF SCHOOLS WAS ACCOMPLISHED BY SENDING TWO-PART QUESTIONNAIRES TO 12,229 SCHOOL SYSTEMS, PROCESSING DATA FROM 2,148 RETURNED QUESTIONNAIRES, AND SENDING OUT THREE-MAN TEAMS IN EACH OF THE 50 STATES…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Budgets, Computers, Curriculum
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