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Jones, Stephanie M., Ed.; Lesaux, Nonie K., Ed.; Barnes, Sophie P., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2022
Children's social-emotional and self-regulation skills are critical for success in school and, ultimately, in the workplace. How can educators determine the most effective approaches for measuring students' interpersonal competencies? And how can they use the data to improve their own practice? Relevant for school leaders, educators, researchers,…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Social Emotional Learning, Educational Environment, Executive Function
Vaughn, Margaret; Massey, Dixie D. – Guilford Press, 2021
Perhaps no factor has a greater influence on children's literacy learning than exposure to engaging, authentic, culturally relevant texts. This concise practitioner resource and course text helps K--8 teachers make informed choices about using children's literature in their classrooms, from selecting high-quality texts to planning instruction and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, Teaching Methods
Philippakos, Zoi A., Ed.; Howell, Emily, Ed.; Pellegrino, Anthony, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2021
Effective research in educational settings requires collaboration between researchers and school-based practitioners to codesign instruction and assessment, analyze findings to inform subsequent iterations, and make thoughtful revisions. This innovative reference and course text examines the theory and practice of design-based research (DBR), an…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Research Methodology, Intervention
Byrnes, James P. – Guilford Press, 2021
This integrative text spotlights what educators need to know about children's cognitive development across grade levels (PreK-12) and content areas. The book provides a concise introduction to developmental neuroscience and theories of learning. Chapters on general cognitive abilities probe such crucial questions as what children are capable of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Academic Achievement, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education
Johnson, Andrew P. – Guilford Press, 2021
This highly practical book helps K-8 teachers implement effective reading interventions that support meaningful comprehension and engage students with interesting, age-appropriate texts. Andrew P. Johnson presents a range of strategies for addressing difficulties in the core areas of word identification, fluency, and comprehension. Packed with…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Word Recognition
Sprague, Jeffrey R.; Walker, Hill M. – Guilford Press, 2021
Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this authoritative resource provides a complete toolkit for designing and implementing an evidence-based school safety plan. Foremost experts guide practitioners to understand and prevent violence, bullying, and peer harassment in grades K-12. Best practices are reviewed for creating a positive…
Descriptors: School Safety, Educational Environment, Bullying, Violence
Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Lenski, Susan; Grisham, Dana L. – Guilford Press, 2020
This clear, no-nonsense book guides current and future teachers through the concepts, tools, methods, and goals of classroom literacy assessment. The expert authors examine the roles of formative, summative, and benchmark assessments; demystify state and national tests and standards; and show how assessment can seamlessly inform instruction.…
Descriptors: Teaching Guides, Literacy, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
Dagen, Allison Swan, Ed.; Bean, Rita M., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2020
This authoritative text and practitioner resource has now been extensively revised and expanded with 70% new material covering new topics and standards in literacy leadership. Prominent experts present research-based methods for improving instruction, assessment, and professional learning experiences in PreK-12. The distinct roles of teachers,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods
Philippakos, Zoi A.; MacArthur, Charles A. – Guilford Press, 2020
Tested and fine-tuned in K-2 classrooms, this book provides engaging lessons and materials for teaching the three genres of writing--opinion, procedural, and story--that provide a foundation for beginning writers' persuasive, informative, and narrative writing skills. The authors' approach integrates strategy instruction, self-regulated learning,…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Kalberg, Jemma Robertson – Guilford Press, 2020
Now revised and expanded, this volume explains how to design, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered (Ci3T) model of prevention. Rather than presenting a packaged program, the book provides resources and strategies for designing and tailoring Ci3T to the needs and priorities of a particular school or district community.…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Prevention, Classroom Techniques
Browder, Diane M.; Spooner, Fred; Courtade, Ginevra R. – Guilford Press, 2020
For years the text of choice for developing excellence as a teacher of K-12 students with moderate and severe disabilities, this clearly written work has now been revised and updated. Chapters provide step-by-step procedures for designing standards-based individualized education plans and evaluating and enhancing student progress. Methods and…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Severity (of Disability), Mild Disabilities, Severe Disabilities
Stahl, Katherine A. Dougherty; Flanigan, Kevin; McKenna, Michael C. – Guilford Press, 2020
Now in a revised and updated fourth edition, this accessible text has given over 100,000 preservice and inservice teachers vital tools for systematic reading assessment in grades K-8. The book explains how to use both formal and informal assessments to evaluate students' strengths and needs in all components of reading. Effective, engaging methods…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Tests, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
Riley-Tillman, T. Chris; Burns, Matthew K.; Kilgus, Stephen P. – Guilford Press, 2020
This innovative guide is now in a revised and expanded second edition with an even stronger applied focus. It helps educators harness the potential of single-case design (SCD) as a critical element of data-based decision making in a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). The authors present simple and complex SCDs and demonstrate their use to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Research Design, Decision Making, Evidence Based Practice
McAndrews, Stephanie L. – Guilford Press, 2020
Packed with useful tools, this practitioner guide and course text helps educators assess and teach essential literacy skills and strategies at all grade levels (PreK-12). All six literacy modalities are addressed--listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and visually representing. Chapters on specific literacy processes integrate…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Literacy, Metacognition, Instructional Effectiveness
Kunz, Kenneth; Hall, Maureen; Lella, Rachel – Guilford Press, 2020
This inspiring book shows how K-12 teachers, literacy specialists and coaches, and school- and district-level administrators can work together to make needed instructional improvements while fostering a lifelong love of reading and writing. The book presents collaborative leadership strategies and research-based best practices for creating joyful,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Coaching (Performance), Literacy Education, Instructional Improvement
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