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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
Myers, Diane; Simonsen, Brandi; Freeman, Jennifer – Guilford Press, 2020
Filling a vital need, this is the first comprehensive guide to supporting K-12 teachers in effective implementation of classwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (CWPBIS). The book presents a roadmap for designing and delivering professional development based on behavioral principles. Procedures are outlined for providing data-driven…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Program Implementation, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior
Mallette, Marla H., Ed.; Duke, Nell K., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2020
Different research methods can yield unique insights into literacy learning and teaching--and, used synergistically, can work together to move the field forward. Now revised and updated with 50% new material, this definitive text presents widely used methods and provides students and researchers with a clear understanding of when, how, and why…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Learning Processes
Byrnes, James P.; Wasik, Barbara A. – Guilford Press, 2019
This established text--now revised and updated--reveals how spoken language skills are acquired and how they affect children's later reading and writing achievement. With a unique focus on the needs of educators, the book examines the foundations of language in the developing brain. It explores the relationship of language processes to core…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Second Language Learning, Emergent Literacy, Predictor Variables
McCann, Thomas M.; Knapp, John V. – Guilford Press, 2019
To be successful, teachers of English in grades 6-12 need more than basic content knowledge and classroom management skills. They need a deep understanding of the goals and principles of teaching literature, writing, oral discourse, and language in order to make sound instructional decisions. This engaging book explores the pedagogical foundations…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Grade 6
Wanzek, Jeanne; Al Otaiba, Stephanie; McMaster, Kristen L. – Guilford Press, 2019
Packed with easy-to-use tools and resources, this book presents intensive intervention strategies for K-5 students with severe and persistent reading difficulties. Filling a key need, the authors describe specific ways to further intensify instruction when students continue to struggle. Chapters address all the fundamental components of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Needs
Helman, Lori; Ittner, Anne C.; McMaster, Kristen L. – Guilford Press, 2019
From expert authors, this book guides educators to conduct assessments that inform daily instruction and identify the assets that emergent bilinguals bring to the classroom. Effective practices are reviewed for screening, assessment, and progress monitoring in the areas of oral language, beginning reading skills, vocabulary and comprehension in…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods
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