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Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2012
Schoolwide support for higher achievement is essential. Students need a nurturing environment where they feel secure about learning, where the goal is success for every student and where students are confident they will receive mentoring and encouragement to prepare for their futures. Many schools are reinventing themselves to motivate students to…
Descriptors: School Culture, Academic Achievement, Expectation, Mastery Learning
Edwards, Virginia B., Ed. – Education Week, 2016
The 2016 edition of "Education Week's" long-¬≠running "Technology Counts" report combines in-depth reporting and insight from an original national survey to reveal teachers' confidence levels in ed tech, how teachers approach integrating technology into the classroom, and decision-making behind tech products. Contents include:…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Teacher Surveys
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2012
Research has shown that certain ways of teaching can make a difference in whether students learn standards-based content. Many strategies have proven to be effective in teaching literacy, mathematics, science and social studies. These strategies have facilitated blending academic and career/technical subjects to make learning more meaningful for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Secondary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Reading Instruction
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2012
Every step in a student's life is important for future success. Schools are building stronger frameworks of curricula, instruction and assessments to prepare students to move from one learning environment to another with maximum results as they journey toward adulthood. This issue of "High Schools That Work" contains examples of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Learning Centers (Classroom), Transitional Programs, High School Students
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2011
Schools are finding effective ways to engage students totally in learning by addressing students' minds, personalities and behaviors. They are designing curricula and instructional strategies to generate interest and challenge students to stay in school and do their best. The goal is to graduate a "complete student" who will be ready for…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, High School Students, Middle School Students
Fitzpatrick, Michele, Ed. – Learning Point Associates / North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), 2004
This issue focuses attention on research-based tools and professional development, illustrating how they come together in ways that support better teaching and improved learning. In the feature article, "Bringing the Picture of Classroom Instruction into Focus," author Jessica Johnson introduces a new classroom survey tool developed in…
Descriptors: Evidence, State Schools, Academic Achievement, Professional Development
Curriculum Review, 2005
Each month, "Curriculum Review" offers teachers mutual support, the sharing of ideas, and words of encouragement to help them face challenges in the classroom. The March 2005 issue of "Curriculum Review" contains the following articles: (1) "We Hear from Readers"; (2) "Correction"; (3) "What They're…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Mathematics Instruction, Science Activities, Educational Technology
Child Care Bureau, 2010
"Child Care Helps America Work and Learn" is a new publication produced by the Child Care Bureau. This new series will highlight some of the many Recovery Act-funded child care success stories from communities across the country that illustrate how the Bureau is working toward the shared goal of supporting children and families. This…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Child Care, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2008
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Two Roads Diverged in a Hearing Room: Congressional Hearing on the Federal Education Budget Previews Two Possible…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Federal Aid, Public Education, Newsletters
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2010
To help students meet higher standards, all academic and career/technical teachers need to be willing and prepared to use reading, writing and mathematics as tools for learning across the curriculum. To do so, they must have access to ongoing professional development, literacy and numeracy coaching, shared strategies, and teamwork to make literacy…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Technical Education, Reading Achievement, Vocabulary
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
"Research Library Issues" ("RLI") is a bimonthly report from ARL (Association of Research Libraries), CNI (Coalition of Networked Information), and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). This issue includes the following articles: (1) ARL Encourages Members to Refrain from Signing Nondisclosure or…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Associations, Confidentiality
DeDeo, Carrie-Anne, Ed. – Harvard Family Research Project, 2007
This double issue of "The Evaluation Exchange" focuses on one of the central components of complementary learning: family involvement. As outlined in the Theory & Practice article, investments in family involvement are important across ages and settings and through the co-constructed efforts and shared responsibilities of many…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Parent School Relationship, Transitional Programs, Kindergarten
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McColskey, Wendy, Ed.; Nalley, Donna, Ed. – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2002
This issue of the SERVE magazine discusses using assessment and accountability to improve student learning. Articles include: (1) Can High-Stakes State Testing Be Improved? (Wendy McColskey and Nancy McMunn); (2) Standards of Classroom Practice: Defining a Vision of Quality in the Classroom (Nancy McMunn and Wendy McColskey); (3) Taking a Close…
Descriptors: Testing, Periodicals, Academic Achievement, Accountability
Hartney, Michael, Ed. – National Governors Association, 2008
This bimonthly newsletter provides information about the progress of the Honor States Grant Program, a governor-led effort to improve college--and work-ready graduation rates. This issue explores how effective education governance can support innovative state policy development, successful policy implementation, and a redesigned high school…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, International Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance
Shenk, Emily, Ed – Child Welfare League of America (NJ3), 2008
The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) is the nation's oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families and protecting every child from harm. By publishing a diverse range of views on a wide array of topics, "Children's…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Residential Programs, Strategic Planning, Leadership
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