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Ryan, Sarah; Cox, Joshua D. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2016
Many states are moving away from approaches that base student advancement on credits and "seat time" toward competency-based learning approaches that provide schools with the flexibility to link a student's advancement to mastery of content. Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, in partnership with the Northeast…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Student Surveys, Student Experience, High School Students
Campbell, Coral, Ed.; Jobling, Wendy, Ed.; Howitt, Christine, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Science education is crucial to young children's discovery and understanding of the world around them. This third edition of Science in Early Childhood has been substantially updated to include the most current research, bringing together an author team of respected science education researchers from across Australia. New chapters address changing…
Descriptors: Science Education, Early Childhood Education, STEM Education, Culturally Relevant Education
Cornelius-White, Jeffrey H.D.; Harbaugh, Adam P. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2010
This book covers teaching methods, classroom management strategies, and ways to engage students and support their success. Authors Jeffrey H. D. Cornelius-White and Adam P. Harbaugh show K-12 teachers how to use the learner-centered instruction model to develop teacher-student relationships, as well as relationships with parents, administrators,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Prior Learning, Visual Aids, Cooperative Learning
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Domke, Lisa M.; Weippert, Tracy L.; Apol, Laura – Reading Teacher, 2018
When using film adaptations of children's literature, teachers often limit learning opportunities to comparisons and contrasts of film and text or use movies as rewards. To develop deeper understandings of film adaptations of literature, students must learn that film adaptations do not merely translate a text but rather reenvision it within a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Childrens Literature, Creativity
Nassar, Sylvia C., Ed.; Niles, Spencer G., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2018
Ideal for use in introductory counseling courses, "Orientation to Professional Counseling" is fully aligned with the 2016 CACREP Standards and contains historical perspectives on the foundations of the profession, an overview of counseling specialties and contemporary issues in the field, and a discussion of anticipated future trends.…
Descriptors: Counseling, Ethics, Individual Development, Cultural Differences
Santiago, Catherine DeCarlo; Raviv, Tali; Jaycox, Lisa H. – APA Books, 2018
School systems are pressured to raise the level of academic achievement, but children who are exposed to trauma often bring a complicated set of needs to the classroom that can impact their willingness to learn, their cognitive function, their ability to form lasting relationships, and even their physical health. For school mental health…
Descriptors: Trauma, Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs
Lindsey, Delores B.; Martinez, Richard S.; Lindsey, Randall B. – Corwin Press, 2006
Multicultural classrooms require a multifaceted approach to creating inclusive, learning-rich environments that empower all students. To meet this growing need, "Culturally Proficient Coaching" provides educators with a simple, yet comprehensive, new framework: a powerful fusion of the field-tested and respected Cognitive Coaching and Cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Instructional Leadership, Multicultural Education, Academic Achievement
Allen, Jeanne, Ed.; White, Simone, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning to Teach in a New Era" prepares preservice teachers to embrace the opportunities and meet the challenges of teaching in the twenty-first century. Closely aligned with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) and the Australian Curriculum, this book is an invaluable resource for early childhood, primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Academic Standards
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Murphy, Kevin V.; Turney, Justin M.; Schaefer, Henry F., III. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Preceding even the Hartree-Fock method, molecular integrals are the very foundation upon which quantum chemical molecular modeling depends. Discussions of molecular integrals are normally found only in advanced and technical texts or articles. The objective of the present article is to provide less experienced readers, or students in a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Molecular Structure, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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Jones, Daniel R.; DiScenza, Dana J.; Mako, Teresa L.; Levine, Mindy – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Reported herein is a multidisciplinary laboratory experiment for advanced undergraduate students that includes elements of material synthesis, in the synthesis of cyclodextrin-containing metal-organic frameworks (CD-MOFs), and environmental chemistry, in the use of these MOFs for pollutant removal. This multiday laboratory experiment starts with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Laboratory Experiments, Science Instruction
Lichtman, Marilyn – SAGE Publications (CA), 2006
This book provides those new to the field with a blend of practical and theoretical information. The author addresses a spectrum of recent information about the process of qualitative educational research and brings together in one volume the essential elements of all aspects of the field. The text: (1) Introduces traditions and influences in the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Focus Groups
Page, Jane, Ed.; Tayler, Collette, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning and Teaching in the Early Years" provides a comprehensive, contemporary and practical introduction to early childhood teaching in Australia. A strong focus on the links between theory, policy and practice firmly aligns this text with the Early Years Learning Framework. Written for students of early childhood programs, this book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Preschool Teachers
Burns, Tom; Sinfield, Sandra – SAGE Publications (CA), 2008
The eagerly-awaited new edition of the successful "Essential Study Skills" continues to provide a truly practical guide to achieving success at university. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, this is the book that will help you to better…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Needs, Independent Study, Learning Strategies
Kanner, Elisabeth Fieldstone – Facing History and Ourselves, 2010
Facing History and Ourselves has developed "Teaching The Reckoning" to help classrooms explore essential questions about judgment by studying the creation of the International Criminal Court. Ever since the Nuremberg Trials, individuals around the world have imagined how an international judicial body could be used to prevent genocide,…
Descriptors: Punishment, Court Litigation, Courts, Institutional Role
Andres, Susan; Pine, Felicity – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2012
In nine cohesive chapters, "Success in School" covers the essential skills and strategies that are prerequisites to student success: how to promote a positive attitude, how to organize a work space, how to manage time, how to heighten reading comprehension, how to take notes, how to study for exams, how to approach and complete writing…
Descriptors: Writing Assignments, Reading Comprehension, Reference Materials, Language Skills
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