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Barron-Hauwaert, Suzanne – Multilingual Matters, 2011
Taking a different perspective to traditional case studies on one bilingual child, this book discusses the whole family and the realities of life with two or more children and languages. What do we know about the language patterns of children in a growing and evolving bilingual family? Which languages do the siblings prefer to speak to each other?…
Descriptors: Siblings, Family Size, Family Life, Birth Order
van Hees, Jannie; Nation, Paul – NZCER Press, 2017
This book is written for teachers of young children aged from 5 to 12 years in primary schools who want to support students' English vocabulary. Most of these children will be native speakers of English, although the increasing cultural and linguistic diversity of our communities suggests a significant number will be from homes where other…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Vocabulary Development, English Language Learners
Moskal, Mary Kay; Keneman, Ayn F. – Guilford Publications, 2011
Packed with vivid examples from actual schools, this book explores specific ways that literacy leaders can partner with teachers to meet all students' instructional needs. It provides a range of research-based strategies for implementing effective instruction in a response-to-intervention framework. It also describes innovative…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties
Dunst, Carl J.; Trivette, Carol M.; Hamby, Deborah W. – Winterberry Press, 2008
How are family-centered helpgiving practices related to parent, family, and child behavior and functioning? This monograph is for those interested in the results of that inquiry and in understanding the extent to which causal statements about the relationships between family-centered practices and the study outcomes are warranted. The authors…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Research Reports, Family Programs, Family Relationship
Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Banks, Tachelle, Ed.; Graves, Jessica, Ed.; Rotatori, Anthony F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Early childhood education (ECE) has always been intertwined with the use of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP). To support excellence in ECE, it is critical how the knowledge about individual children and child development principles combined with the knowledge of effective early learning practices. Effective early childhood education…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Disabilities, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Teaching Methods
Stormont, Melissa; Reinke, Wendy M.; Herman, Keith C.; Lembke, Erica S. – Guilford Publications, 2012
This user-friendly volume provides evidence-based tools for meeting the needs of the approximately 15% of K-6 students who would benefit from more support than is universally offered to all students but do not require intensive, individualized intervention. With a unique focus on Tier 2 interventions for both academic and behavioral difficulties,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Reprography
Grey House Publishing, 2018
"The Complete Learning Disabilities Resource Guide" (formerly "The Complete Learning Disabilities Directory") has been a comprehensive and sought-after resource for professionals, families and individuals with learning disabilities since 1992. This twenty-first edition is the most comprehensive and current source of resources…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Identification, Academic Achievement, Professional Associations
Parrett, William H.; Budge, Kathleen – ASCD, 2012
If some schools can overcome the powerful and pervasive effects of poverty to become high performing, shouldn't any school be able to do the same? Shouldn't we be compelled to learn from those schools? Although schools alone will never systemically eliminate poverty, high-poverty, high-performing (HP/HP) schools take control of what they can to…
Descriptors: Poverty, School Culture, Academic Achievement, Educational Environment
Frost, Linda, Ed.; Kay, Lisa W., Ed.; Poe, Rachael, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2015
Honors administrators spend much of their time explaining and describing what honors is and does. When they talk about what honors looks like nationally, they should have answers to the following important questions: How pervasive is the model of separate honors facilities?; How pervasive are the legendary closets that honors programs have so…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, College Housing, Educational Facilities, Dormitories
Grissmer, David W.; And Others – 1994
Perceived declines in student achievement and family environment and the perceived ineffectiveness of increases in educational expenditures have stimulated the present investigation, which focuses primarily on estimating the change in achievement test scores that can be attributed to changing family and demographic characteristics. Family…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Demography, Educational Background
Vaughn, Gladys Gary, Comp. – 1975
This collection of readings on women and education in regard to changing traditions in population/family planning is designed for international home economists, students, and other educators. It presents background information in designing curriculum which integrates family planning and population education concepts into home economics programs.…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Definitions
Shaklee, Beverly D., Ed.; Baily, Supriya, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2012
As countries become increasingly interdependent, student populations in the United States are becoming more culturally diverse. These students' transnational perspectives present significant challenges to teachers, but a disconnect exists between the skills teachers need and those provided to them by colleges of education. As teacher preparation…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Global Approach, Teacher Educators
Ogawa, Dennis M. – 1975
Traditional familialism as a basic antecedent for understanding Japanese-American communication in Honolulu is examined. The traditional Japanese extended family evolved from economic interdependencies in agricultural, rural communities. This familial communalism demanded that individualism be suppressed so that the needs of the corporate group…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Attitude Change, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy – ASCD, 2010
Although Response to Intervention (RTI) is a necessity for all schools, the truth is that supplemental instruction can never compensate for inadequate core instruction. That's why you need this book's improved approach to RTI. Authors Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey introduce you to a strengthened model of RTI that emphasizes formative assessment…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Instructional Improvement, Intervention
Denno, Dawn M.; Carr, Victoria; Bell, Susan Hart – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
To prevent and resolve common behavior problems in young children, early childhood teachers need a full understanding of what's behind the behaviors and strategies that really work. This complete professional development package gives pre- and in-service educators the practical help they've been waiting for. Taking a "big picture"…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Young Children, Student Behavior, Early Childhood Education
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