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Bieler, Deborah – Teachers College Press, 2018
"The Power of Teacher Talk" investigates the connections between two persistent educational challenges: high numbers of students who drop out and of teachers who leave the profession. Based on a study of thousands of daily interactions between new justice-oriented English teachers and their students, this book proposes that teachers who…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Student Relationship, School Holding Power
Kafele, Baruti K. – ASCD, 2018
In this latest installment to his series of best-selling self-reflection guides, celebrated educator, author, and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele offers school leaders 35 thought-provoking questions to ponder from one fundamental overarching query: "Is my school a better school because I lead it?" Musing deeply on discrete leadership…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Leadership Effectiveness, Principals, Assistant Principals
Streshly, William A.; Gray, Susan Penny; Frase, Larry E. – Corwin, 2012
The topic of management by wandering around is not new, but the authors' approach is fresh and timely. This current rendition based on the original work by Frase and Hetzel gives new and seasoned administrators smart, practical advice about how to "wander around" with purpose and develop a more interactive leadership style. This text cites more…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, School Culture, Leadership Styles, Educational Environment
Gross, Ondine – Brookes Publishing Company, 2016
Unresolved conflicts in schools build barriers to learning, including low motivation, lack of focus, and disruptive behaviors that remove students from the classroom. When teacher-student conflicts occur, the negative effects can be long-lasting without a safe and structured way to repair the relationship. This reader-friendly guidebook has a…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Barriers, Student Motivation, Behavior Problems
Mcpherron, Paul; Randolph, Patrick T. – TESOL International Association, 2014
Why do questions about idioms often leave us "tongue-tied" in our classrooms? This book takes a look at learning and teaching idioms from two perspectives. First is a survey of recent work on learning and teaching idioms from diverse perspectives in the linguistics and educational research literature. The survey includes definitions of…
Descriptors: Language Patterns, English Language Learners, Second Language Learning, Literature Reviews
Sida-Nicholls, Kate – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Why can't I stop my students from being noisy as they leave my classroom? What can I do when a student is texting on their phone in my lesson? How can I stop a student from constantly tapping their pen while I am talking? Sound familiar? Chewing gum, dropping litter, swearing, late homework and disruptive behaviour in class are just a few of the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Decision Making, Teaching Methods
Gould, Jon B. – University of Chicago Press, 2012
After years of preparation and anticipation, many students arrive at college without any real knowledge of the ins and outs of college life. They've been focused on finding the right school and have been carefully guided through the nuances of the admissions process, but too often they have little knowledge about how college will be different from…
Descriptors: College Students, Extracurricular Activities, Leisure Time, Success
Hynes-Berry, Mary – Teachers College Press, 2011
Drawing from 30 years of teaching and professional development experience, this book offers a roadmap for using children's literature to provide authentic learning. Featuring a "storyteller's voice," each chapter includes a case study about how a particular fiction or nonfiction work can be used in an early childhood classroom; a series of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
Pete, Brian M.; Fogarty, Robin J. – Corwin Press, 2007
The idea that the person doing the talking is the person doing the learning seems counter-intuitive. Yet, that is exactly the case. When students put their thoughts into words, they internalize the learning. As they dialogue with peers, articulate their ideas, and express themselves, their oral language skills translate directly into written…
Descriptors: Sentences, Oral Language, English, Language Skills
Billingsley, Bonnie S. – Corwin Press, 2005
This book highlights the problems that drive many special educators out of teaching and outlines practical recommendations that leaders can use to increase retention. Drawing on field experience as well as research findings, the author provides a comprehensive framework for supporting special educators. This book provides effective ways to: (1)…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Wellness, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Burnout
Clement, Mary C. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2004
This book will answer the following questions for first time teachers: (1) "Where do I start when planning the curriculum?"; and (2) "How do I manage the classroom?" Ten of the best teaching methods are dealt with in detail, helping teachers to: (1) give effective presentations; (2) create visual aids; and (3) guide student talk and thought.…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Curriculum Development, Classroom Communication, Teaching Methods
Landsman, Julie, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2006
For African Americans, school is often not a place to learn but a place of low expectations and failure. In urban schools with concentrations of poverty, often fewer than half the ninth graders leave with a high school diploma. In this book, Black and White teachers provide an insightful approach to inclusive and equitable teaching and illustrate…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Equal Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Whites
Totten, Samuel; Pedersen, Jon E. – Lexington Books, 2005
In the United States, there is a long and rich tradition of professors of education addressing, in one way or another, the vital link between social issues and the educational process. This book is comprised of original personal essays in which noted professors of education of the last half of the twentieth century delineate the genesis and…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Teacher Educators, Personal Narratives, Elementary Secondary Education
Whitebook, Marcy; Sakai, Laura – W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2004
Demand for child care services has grown steadily over the last few decades due to demographic trends, public policies, newly discovered links between brain development and early environments, and the number of parents entering the labor market for reasons such as welfare reform. As a result, most U. S. children under five spend time on a regular…
Descriptors: Career Development, Child Care, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Persistence
Paciorek, Karen Menke, Ed. – Open University Press, 2006
This 27th edition of "Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education" provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Resource Materials, Internet, Educational Practices
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