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Grant, S. G., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2006
Measuring History complements the cases presented in Wise Social Studies Practices (Yeager & Davis, 2005). Yeager and Davis highlight the rich and ambitious teaching that can occur in the broad context of state-level testing. In this book, the chapter authors and I bring the particular state history tests more to the fore and examine how…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, High Stakes Tests, Program Effectiveness, Educational Change
Akin-Little, Angeleque, Ed.; Little, Steven G., Ed.; Bray, Melissa A., Ed.; Kehle, Thomas J., Ed. – APA Books, 2009
The emotional and behavioral problems of students in the classroom are a major concern for teachers, administrators, and the public. Without effective behavior management, a positive and productive classroom environment is impossible to achieve. Forty years of scientific research supports the efficacy of behavioral interventions in the classroom,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Strategies, Report Cards, Classroom Techniques
Moore, Barbara, Ed.; Burkett, Ruth, Ed.; White, James A., Ed.; Feyten, Carine M., Ed. – 2000
The papers contained in this document cover the following topics related to preservice teacher education and technology: an initiative to improve technology education in Michigan; computer technology courses; uses of information technologies in an Australian degree program; use of an electronic bulletin board; discovering South Dakota through…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology
Reyes, Pedro, Ed. – 1990
The 13 chapters of this book are written by scholars who have made significant contributions to school administration and to their own disciplines. After an introductory chapter on what research has to say about commitment, performance, and productivity, the discussion is presented in four parts: (1) empirical issues; (2) theoretical issues; (3)…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Organizational Climate, Participative Decision Making
Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
Pierson, Melissa, Ed.; Thompson, Mary, Ed.; Adams, Angelle, Ed.; Beyer, Evelyn, Ed.; Cheriyan, Saru, Ed.; Starke, Leslie, Ed. – 2001
This document contains the papers on the PT3 (Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology) program from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2001 conference. Topics covered include: modeling instruction with modern information and communications technology; transforming computer coursework for preservice teachers;…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, Educational Technology
Scruggs, Thomas E., Ed.; Mastropieri, Margo A., Ed. – JAI Press, 2004
Secondary education of students with learning and behavioral disabilities is an issue of great importance. Unlike elementary schools, secondary schools require substantially more independent functioning, assume the effective use of student planning and study skills, and often lack the classes in basic skills needed by some learners. Further, new…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorders
Hoy, Wayne K., Ed.; Miskel, Cecil G., Ed. – 2002
This volume presents a range of research and perspectives dedicated to advancing understanding of schools through empirical study and theoretical analysis. The eight chapters are: (1) "Organizational Learning in High-Stakes Accountability Environments: Lessons from an Urban School District" (Helen M. Marks and Susan M. Printy); (2) "Sources of…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Workload, School Organization
Nutt, Diane, Ed.; Calderon, Denis, Ed. – National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2009
Students around the globe have unique first-year experiences but struggle with many of the same challenges. This monograph focuses on their journeys and provides insights for educators interested in learning about how institutions across the globe provide supports to students dealing with first-year transition issues. Based on the successful…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Studies, Program Attitudes, College Freshmen
Dilworth, Mary E., Ed. – 1998
This book offers suggestions for teacher educators to encourage preservice teachers to construct and expand their own skills and techniques for culturally responsive teaching. The book's 3 parts offer 12 chapters. Part 1 focuses on the perceptions of those grappling with culturally responsive practice. Part 2 suggests ways that attention to…
Descriptors: Black Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Literacy
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Badger, Robert L., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2007
As members of the faculty of the same college, the State University of New York at Potsdam, the fifteen contributors to this book have the unique experience of working from the same pool of students in order to explore how to improve teaching, enhance learning, and make the classroom more interesting. Together professors from thirteen different…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Introductory Courses, Sociology, Psychology
Rubin, Beth C., Ed.; Giarelli, James M., Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2007
This book explores four interrelated themes: rethinking civic education in light of the diversity of U.S. society; re-examining these notions in an increasingly interconnected global context; re-considering the ways that civic education is researched and practiced; and taking stock of where we are currently through use of an historical…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Civics, Citizenship
Sturtevant, Elizabeth G., Ed.; Linek, Wayne M., Ed. – 1994
This 1994 yearbook presents 24 papers and a summary of the dissertation award winner "Overcoming Misconceptions about Science Beliefs" (G. Qian). Papers are: "The Roots of Reading: Preserving the Heritage of a Profession" (N. A. Stahl and others; "CRA Professional Programs and Progress: A Personal Twenty-Five Year Perspective" (James E. Walker);…
Descriptors: Adults, Classroom Research, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Kauffman, James M., Ed.; Hallahan, Daniel P., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Special education is now an established part of public education in the United States--by law and by custom. However, it is still widely misunderstood and continues to be dogged by controversies related to such things as categorization, grouping, assessment, placement, funding, instruction, and a variety of legal issues. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational History, Educational Research, Research Design
Hollinger, Timothy, Ed.; And Others – 1986
The monograph addresses the issue of research on learning disabilities (LD) and proposes directions for research in Iowa by means of four articles, a report of a survey of needed research, and six brief response papers. The first paper, "Issues on the Identification of Learning Disabled Children" (S.W. Ehly), discusses the problems of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification, Instructional Effectiveness
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