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Niguidula, David – ASCD, 2019
In "Demonstrating Student Mastery with Digital Badges and Portfolios," David Niguidula shows how students can meet standards and express their individuality through digital badges and portfolios. Building off an essential question--What do schools want their students to know and be able to do?--he then shows how schools can implement a…
Descriptors: Mastery Learning, Recognition (Achievement), Evaluation Methods, Information Storage
Weinstein, Yana; Sumeracki, Megan; Caviglioli, Oliver – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there's a preference for relying on our intuitions about what's best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike. This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Cognitive Processes
Grimmer, Tamsin – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
This guide to understanding school readiness in young children is essential reading for early years practitioners. It explores the concept of school readiness by unpicking what the term means for children and how we can define it in the context of the characteristics of effective learning. This includes ideas for promoting playing and exploring,…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2017
This "Guide" describes the macro need for [technical and vocational education and training] (TVET) reform in conformity with the Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), and other United Nations, UNESCO and national initiatives. The "Guide" also provides…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Sustainable Development, Global Approach, Conservation (Environment)
Burmark, Lynell – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
In today's increasingly visual world, the art of giving presentations is a much-needed talent. "They Snooze, You Lose", provides a comprehensive guide made especially for teachers and administrators who want to become presentation "stars" in their classrooms, at board meetings, or any time they are in front of an audience. This book describes how…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Administrators, Teachers
Schmoker, Mike – ASCD, 2011
Instead of piling on one new reform fad after another, here at last is a book that boils down solutions for improved schools to the most powerful, simple actions and structures that ensure you prepare all students for college, careers, and citizenship. Best-selling ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) author and renowned…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, College Preparation, Educational Change, Teaching Methods
Hallenbeck, George – Center for Creative Leadership, 2017
Ancient Chinese philosopher Lao-Tzu is often credited with the phrase, "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." Unfortunately, he had nothing to say about which step was the right one. Your journey to be the leader you want to be begins here. "Lead 4 Success" sets your development as a leader on the right track,…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Leadership, Leaders, Leadership Qualities
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2014
Educators nationwide confront a troubling phenomenon: Increasingly, students leave high school unready for college, as evidenced by high rates of placement into remedial courses and low rates of college completion. Many students also lack either the attitudes or skills essential to succeed in a postsecondary setting, or knowledge of how to apply…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, Predictor Variables, College Bound Students
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Journal of Staff Development, 2013
Time for collaborative learning is an essential resource for educators working to implement college- and career-ready standards. The pages in this article include tools from the workbook "Establishing Time for Professional Learning." The tools support a complete process to help educators effectively find and use time. The following…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Time Management, Cooperative Learning, Elementary School Teachers
Wolf, Mary Ann; Bobst, Elizabeth; Mangum, Nancy – Harvard Education Press, 2017
"Leading Personalized and Digital Learning" provides needed guidance for principals, aspiring principals, and other school leaders at a critical time when educators are looking to put the power of technology to work for student-centered learning. The authors identify eight leadership essentials that school leaders must attend to if they…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Centered Learning, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change
Swanson, H. Lee, Ed.; Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2014
Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this comprehensive handbook presents state-of-the-art knowledge about the nature and classification of learning disabilities (LD), their causes, and how individuals with these difficulties can be identified and helped to succeed. Best practices are described for supporting student performance…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Guides, Book Reviews, Classification
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2014
School communities across the country are working hard to comply with state and federal policies requiring that all students be prepared for success in college. Technological advances and new reporting requirements make data on students and schools more accessible than ever--but more and better data alone are not enough to meet the challenges…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Indicators, Predictor Variables, College Bound Students
Brown­ Chidsey, Rachel, Ed.; Andren, Kristina J., Ed. – National Professional Resources, Inc., 2015
Problem-­solving assessment is an essential component of multi-­tiered systems of support such as response to intervention (RTI) and positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). This authoritative work provides a complete guide to implementing a wide range of problem­-solving assessment methods, including: (1) functional behavioral…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Intervention, Response to Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports
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Moulding, Brett, Ed.; Songer, Nancy, Ed.; Brenner, Kerry, Ed. – National Academies Press, 2018
It is essential for today's students to learn about science and engineering in order to make sense of the world around them and participate as informed members of a democratic society. The skills and ways of thinking that are developed and honed through engaging in scientific and engineering endeavors can be used to engage with evidence in making…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Process Skills
Foundation for Excellence in Education, 2017
By the third grade, students must make the transition from learning to read to reading to learn. If they do not, they cannot do their coursework. Each year, as the grade level demands go up, students tend to fall further behind and become outsiders inside the classroom. K-3 Reading is a program that implements the mastery of reading for third…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Reading Skills
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