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Santos, Maria; Palacios, Martha Castellón; Cheuk, Tina; Greene, Rebecca; Mercado-Garcia, Diana; Zerkel, Lisa; Hakuta, Kenji; Skarin, Renae – Teachers College Press, 2018
How do school communities create environments that fully prepare both English learners and dual-language learners for colleges and careers? This valuable book profiles six high-performing high schools that had a singular focus on improving the educational outcomes of English learners. The authors use these case studies to identify a comprehensive…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Bilingual Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness
Topping, Keith; Buchs, Céline; Duran, David; van Keer, Hilde – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Peer learning allows a positive use of differences between pupils, turning them into learning opportunities. Yet education professionals often remain unfamiliar with the principles necessary to guarantee its effectiveness. The aim of this book is to help practitioners establish well-structured and effective peer learning projects using a variety…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Student Projects, Cooperative Learning, Interaction
Schmoker, Mike – ASCD, 2016
In his 2011 ASCD best-seller "Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning," author Mike Schmoker described a fresh approach to K-12 teaching built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum; clear, structured lessons; and purposeful reading and writing, or authentic literacy. Now, in "Leading…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, School Districts, Educational Administration, Models
Schmoker, Mike – ASCD, 2018
In this 2nd edition of "Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning," Mike Schmoker extends and updates the case that our schools could be on the cusp of swift, unparalleled improvements. But we are stymied by a systemwide failure to simplify and prioritize; we have yet to focus our limited time and energy on…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, State Standards, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development
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Piven, Inna; Gandell, Robyn; Lee, Maryann; Simpson, Ann M. – IGI Global, 2018
The prominence of social media, especially in the lives of teenagers and young adults, has long been regarded as a significant distraction from studies. However, the integration of these forms of media into the teaching experience can improve the engagement of students. "Global Perspectives on Social Media in Tertiary Learning and Teaching:…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Whitehead, Dawn Michele, Ed. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
"Essential Global Learning" is a compilation of seminal AAC&U articles about global learning. This publication provides a working definition of global learning, a framework for assessment of global learning, and case studies of high-impact global learning activities on a variety of campuses. It is a foundational publication for…
Descriptors: Definitions, Global Education, Global Approach, Case Studies
Harlen, Wynne – David Fulton Publishers, 2018
Now in a fully updated seventh edition, "The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools" provides essential information for students, trainee, and practising teachers about the why, what and how of teaching primary science. Paying particular attention to inquiry-based teaching and learning, the book recognises the challenges of teaching…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Inquiry, Active Learning
Jacobs, G. M.; Kimura, H. – TESOL International Association, 2013
In and out of the classroom, life would be unthinkable without interacting with fellow humans. This book urges more cooperative and group activities in the English language classroom for all the advantages: students use the target language more, help each other with comprehension, receive attention from peers as well as the teacher, are motivated…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Group Activities
Daniels, Susan – Free Spirit Publishing, 2018
Emojis . . . avatars . . . icons . . . Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on visual communication. Yet our classrooms still heavily focus on traditional oral and written instruction. In this first-of-its-kind resource, Dr. Susan Daniels channels over twenty years of research and experience into a comprehensive guide of visual learning…
Descriptors: Visual Stimuli, Teaching Methods, Visual Literacy, Interaction
Allen, David; Blythe, Tina; Dichter, Alan; Lynch, Terra – Teachers College Press, 2018
For nearly 2 decades, "Looking Together at Student Work" and "The Power of Protocols" have sustained educators in their professional learning. "Protocols in the Classroom" expands the scope of those books from teachers' professional learning to include students' learning, providing teachers with the tools they need to…
Descriptors: Protocol Materials, Faculty Development, Educational Strategies, Classroom Communication
Hierck, Tom – Solution Tree, 2016
Creating a positive classroom learning environment is a complex but necessary task for all educators. By fully realizing the seven keys the author highlights, teachers can establish clearer expectations, enhance instruction and assessment practices, and foster quality relationships with students, thereby maximizing the potential of all students.…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Data Collection
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Wright, Robert D., Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
As face-to-face interaction between student and instructor is not present in online learning environments, it is increasingly important to understand how to establish and maintain social presence in online learning. "Student-Teacher Interaction in Online Learning Environments" provides successful strategies and procedures for developing…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Online Courses
TESOL Press, 2018
The 6 Principles are universal guidelines drawn from decades of research in language pedagogy and language acquisition theory that should undergird any program of English language instruction. These foundational principles are for all educators in any classroom where students are learning English as a new language or learning content through that…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Elementary Secondary Education
Vaughn, Sharon; Linan-Thompson, Sylvia – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2007
At last, a truly helpful, practical guide for K-4 teachers who want to ensure that their approach to teaching young English language learners is based on research and grounded in proven classroom practices. The authors of ASCD's best-selling book "Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction, Grades K-3" explain how you can help the English…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Phonemic Awareness, Second Language Learning
Heineke, Amy; McTighe, Jay – ASCD, 2018
How can today's teachers, whose classrooms are more culturally and linguistically diverse than ever before, ensure that their students achieve at high levels? How can they design units and lessons that support English learners in language development and content learning--simultaneously? Authors Amy Heineke and Jay McTighe provide the answers by…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, English Language Learners, Second Language Learning
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