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Brookhart, Susan M., Ed.; McMillan, James H., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
"Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement" explores the ways in which the theory and practice of both educational measurement and the assessment of student learning in classroom settings mutually inform one another. Chapters by assessment and measurement experts consider the nature of classroom assessment information, from…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Theory Practice Relationship, Academic Achievement
Stronge, James H. – ASCD, 2018
Every teacher seeks to be an "effective" teacher. Every teacher wants to have a positive, remarkable, and lasting influence on students' lives. But what makes for an effective teacher? What role does teacher preparation play in teacher effectiveness? What do effective teachers do during planning, instruction, and assessment? How do they…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Lesson Plans
Banks, James A., Ed.; Banks, Cherry A. McGee, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
As diversity continues to increase in the United States, ethnic, cultural, social-class, and linguistic gaps are widening between teachers and their students. The rapidly changing educational landscape presents unique challenges and opportunities for addressing diversity both creatively and constructively in schools. "Multicultural…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
Lytle, James H., Ed.; Lytle, Susan L., Ed.; Johanek, Michael, Ed.; Rho, Kathy J., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2018
This groundbreaking volume encourages today's educational leaders to reposition the way they think about leadership and its challenges. Experienced school and district leaders reveal how they conceptualize their roles, how they learn by posing and solving problems of practice, and how they cope with increasing expectations and complexity in their…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Leadership Responsibility, Administrator Role, Administrator Attitudes
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Hundley, Stephen P., Ed. – Assessment Update, 2018
This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) James Madison University: Reflections on Sustained Excellence in Assessment (Keston H. Fulcher and Elizabeth R. H. Sanchez); (2) Editor's Notes: Assessment Excellence Abounds! (Stephen P. Hundley); (3) The Promise of an All-in-One Assessment System for Student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Kaff, Marilyn S.; Teagarden, James M.; Zabel, Robert H. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2012
This article presents an interview with James Kauffman, a professor emeritus of education at the University of Virginia, where he has been chair of the Department of Special Education, associate dean for research, the Charles S. Robb Professor of Education, and the William Clay Parrish, Jr. Professor of Education. Dr. Kauffman is a former teacher…
Descriptors: Special Education, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Problems, Interviews
Journell, Wayne, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2019
Since the 2016 presidential election, the term "fake news" has become part of the national discourse. Although some have appropriated the term for political purposes, actual fake news represents an inherent threat to American democracy given the ease through which it is consumed and shared via social media. This book is one of the first…
Descriptors: News Media, Media Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Skills
Worth, Michael J., Ed.; Lambert, Matthew, T., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2019
Facing challenges and changes in the twenty-first century, universities are giving increased emphasis to institutional advancement, encompassing constituent engagement, communications and marketing, and fundraising. This book highlights the implications of change and best practices and innovations in advancement. It addresses such questions as:…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Fund Raising, Institutional Advancement, Marketing
Maykel, Cheryl, Ed.; Bray, Melissa A., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
Many students today struggle with stress and anxiety caused by increasing academic, social, and extracurricular demands. This book provides school psychologists, counselors, teachers, and other school faculty with guidelines for improving students' mental and physical well-being, which in turn leads to improved academic performance and happier,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Intervention, Well Being, Physical Health
Guile, David, Ed.; Unwin, Lorna, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Vocational Education and Training" offers an in-depth guide to the theories, practices, and policies of vocational education and training (VET). With contributions from a panel of leading international scholars, the Handbook contains 27 authoritative essays from a wide range of disciplines. The contributors present…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship
Guskey, Thomas R., Ed.; Brookhart, Susan M., Ed. – ASCD, 2019
Grading is one of the most hotly debated topics in education, and grading practices themselves are largely based on tradition, instinct, or personal history or philosophy. But to be effective, grading policies and practices must be based on trustworthy research evidence. Enter this book: a review of 100-plus years of grading research that presents…
Descriptors: Grading, Educational Objectives, Feedback (Response), Grades (Scholastic)
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Kalin, Jana, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This volume contains selected papers submitted to the 15th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in June 2017 in Borovets, Bulgaria, and papers submitted to the 5th International Partner Conference of the International Research Centre (IRC) "Scientific Cooperation," Rostov-on-Don,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, Comparative Education, International Studies
Jagla, Virginia M., Ed.; Tice, Kathleen C., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Service-learning is a powerful method of teaching and learning that has been used effectively for more than two decades. This volume contributes further to the Advances in Service-Learning Research series that focuses upon service-learning in teacher education. Research and theory indicate that knowledge of service-learning pedagogy and how to…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Education
Sampson, James P., Jr., Ed.; Bullock-Yowell, Emily, Ed.; Dozier, V. Casey, Ed.; Osborn, Debra S., Ed.; Lenz, Janet G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
This publication is based on the 2016 Society for Vocational Psychology (SVP) Biennial Conference, that was held at the Florida State University on May 16-17, 2016. The conference theme was "Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice in Vocational Psychology." The conference content and the resulting edited book are based on the…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Integrated Activities, Theory Practice Relationship, Vocational Education
Luiselli, James K., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Aggressive and destructive behaviors are an ongoing challenge for many children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What's behind these high-risk behaviors, and how can professionals help manage them? Discover the answers in this comprehensive text, the most up-to-date compendium of knowledge on…
Descriptors: Evidence, Obesity, Aggression, Self Destructive Behavior
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