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Sullivan, Debra Ren-Etta – Redleaf Press, 2016
There has been much attention given to the opportunity gap between white and minority students, especially African American children. Using research and years of experience "Cultivating the Genius of Black Children" is able to break down the cultural influences on learning style and provides a practical approach to helping Black children…
Descriptors: African American Students, Children, Academically Gifted, Early Childhood Education
Schleicher, Andreas – OECD Publishing, 2015
Successful education systems are those that promote leadership at all levels, thereby encouraging teachers and principals, regardless of the formal positions they occupy, to lead innovation in the classroom, the school and the system as a whole. This report summarises evidence from the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey and the OECD…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
Streshly, William A.; Gray, Susan Penny; Frase, Larry E. – Corwin, 2012
The topic of management by wandering around is not new, but the authors' approach is fresh and timely. This current rendition based on the original work by Frase and Hetzel gives new and seasoned administrators smart, practical advice about how to "wander around" with purpose and develop a more interactive leadership style. This text cites more…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, School Culture, Leadership Styles, Educational Environment
Panero, Nell Scharff; Talbert, Joan E. – Harvard Education Press, 2013
"Strategic Inquiry" is an innovative model for promoting teacher collaboration around identifying specific "learning gaps" that keep struggling students from succeeding. Gaps may include anything from the proper use of commas and conjunctions to concepts such as "slope" in math. The authors argue that addressing these…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Teacher Collaboration, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
Van Maele, Dimitri, Ed.; Forsyth, Patrick B., Ed.; Van Houtte, Miek, Ed. – Springer, 2014
This book samples recent and emerging trust research in education including an array of conceptual approaches, measurement innovations, and explored determinants and outcomes of trust. The collection of pathways explores the phenomenon of trust and establishes the significance of trust relationships in school life. It emboldens the claim that…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Trust (Psychology), Equal Education, Educational Quality
OECD Publishing, 2014
How can countries prepare teachers to face the diverse challenges in today's schools? The OECD "Teaching and Learning International Survey" (TALIS) helps answer this question by asking teachers and school leaders about their working conditions and the learning environments at their schools. TALIS aims to provide valid, timely and…
Descriptors: Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Teaching Conditions
Chubb, John E. – Hoover Institution Press, 2014
Public schools face the challenge of educating large numbers of students for whom learning does not come easily. They are institutions with long-established practices, often protected by politics and therefore highly resistant to change. "The Best Teachers in the World" explains why changing our traditional approach to improving our…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Public School Teachers, Public Schools, Educational Change
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Haas, Leslie, Ed.; Vasinda, Sheri, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2014
For their 57th annual conference, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) met in Dallas, Texas at Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria. This year's conference theme was Exploring the World of Literacy, which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 36. Included are double-peer reviewed papers,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Teachers, Culturally Relevant Education, Self Efficacy
OECD Publishing, 2016
This report examines the nature and extent of support for teacher professionalism using the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013, a survey of teachers and principals in 34 countries and economies around the world. Teacher professionalism is defined as the knowledge, skills, and practices that teachers must have in order to be…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Teacher Surveys, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
OECD Publishing, 2018
There is increasing recognition that teachers will play a key role in preparing students for the challenges of the future. We expect teachers to equip students with the skill set and knowledge required for success in an increasingly global, digital, complex, uncertain and volatile world. This will involve teachers and schools forging stronger…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Professional Recognition, Teacher Role, Innovation
Yeh, Stuart S. – Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., 2017
This book examines the cause of the student achievement gap, suggesting that the prevailing emphasis on socioeconomic factors, sociocultural influences, and teacher quality is misplaced. The cause of the achievement gap is not differences in parenting styles, or the economic advantages of middle-class parents, or differences in the quality of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Assignments, Learning Activities
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de Silva, Eugene, Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
While the great scientists of the past recognized a need for a multidisciplinary approach, today's schools often treat math and science as subjects separate from the rest. This not only creates a disinterest among students, but also a potential learning gap once students reach college and then graduate into the workforce. "Cases on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Education, Hands on Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Morrison, Timothy, Ed.; Martin, Linda, Ed.; Boggs, Merry, Ed.; Raine, I. LaVerne, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2010
For its 53rd annual meeting, the Association of Educators and Researchers met in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Marriott Charlotte City Center. This year's conference theme was "Building Literacy Communities", which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 32. This organization has long been the home of some of the nation's…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Influence of Technology, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
Troia, Gary A., Ed.; Shankland, Rebecca K., Ed.; Heintz, Anne, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2010
What are the most effective methods for teaching writing across grade levels and student populations? What kind of training do teachers need to put research-validated methods into practice? This unique volume combines the latest writing research with clear-cut recommendations for designing high-quality professional development efforts. Prominent…
Descriptors: Writing Research, Self Efficacy, Educational Change, Writing Teachers
Forman, Michelle L.; Stosich, Elizabeth Leisy; Bocala, Candice – Harvard Education Press, 2017
"The Internal Coherence Framework" presents a system of research-based practices for assessing and developing the conditions that support adult and student learning in schools. Internal coherence is defined as the ability of educators in a school or system to connect and align resources to carry out an improvement strategy, engage in…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Evidence Based Practice, Alignment (Education)
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