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Swaminathan, Raji; Mulvihill, Thalia M. – Guilford Press, 2018
This timely resource provides a framework for teaching students how to think qualitatively and become more critical and reflexive researchers. Presented are a wealth of pedagogical tools that instructors across the disciplines can tailor to their own needs, including thought-provoking discussion questions, group work exercises, and field…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Skills, Teaching Methods, Instructional Design
Cassano, Christina M., Ed.; Dougherty, Susan M., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2018
This reader-friendly text examines the key foundational studies in early literacy. It addresses such essential questions as how research informs current practices and where the field still needs to go to provide the best learning opportunities for all children. Each chapter describes the methods and findings of one to five seminal studies,…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
Dawson, Peg; Guare, Richard – Guilford Press, 2018
Many tens of thousands of school practitioners and teachers (K-12) have benefited from the step-by-step guidelines and practical tools in this influential go-to resource, now revised and expanded with six new chapters. The third edition presents effective ways to assess students' strengths and weaknesses, create supportive instructional…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Skill Development, Children, Adolescents
Burns, Matthew K.; Riley-Tillman, T. Chris; Rathvon, Natalie – Guilford Press, 2017
This indispensable course text and practitioner resource, now fully revised, has helped tens of thousands of readers implement evidence-based interventions to improve students' academic achievement and behavior in PreK-12. The volume presents best-practice guidelines and step-by-step procedures for 83 interventions that can easily be implemented…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Best Practices, Intervention
Striano, Tricia – Guilford Press, 2016
Addressing practical issues rarely covered in methods texts, this user-friendly, jargon-free book helps students and beginning researchers plan infant and child development studies and get them done. The author provides step-by-step guidance for getting involved in a developmental laboratory and crafting effective research questions and proposals.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Children, Infants
Lesaux, Nonie K.; Galloway, Emily Phillips; Marietta, Sky H. – Guilford Press, 2016
In our knowledge-based society, K-8 students need to develop increasingly sophisticated skills to read, write, and speak for a wide variety of purposes and audiences. Including an extended case example from a linguistically diverse school, this book guides school leaders to design and implement advanced literacy instruction through four key…
Descriptors: Literacy, Teaching Methods, Skill Development, Student Diversity
Scanlon, Donna M.; Anderson, Kimberly L.; Sweeney, Joan M. – Guilford Press, 2016
Grounded in a strong evidence base, this indispensable text and practitioner guide has given thousands of teachers tools to support the literacy growth of beginning and struggling readers in grades K-2. The interactive strategies approach (ISA) is organized around core instructional goals related to enhancing word learning and comprehension of…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Kindergarten
Barkley, Russell A., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2014
Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading authorities address all aspects of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including psychological therapies and pharmacotherapy. Core…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Adolescents, Adults
Swanson, H. Lee, Ed.; Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2014
Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this comprehensive handbook presents state-of-the-art knowledge about the nature and classification of learning disabilities (LD), their causes, and how individuals with these difficulties can be identified and helped to succeed. Best practices are described for supporting student performance…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Guides, Book Reviews, Classification
Beck, Isabel L.; Beck, Mark E. – Guilford Press, 2013
This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3. Teachers learn effective ways to build students' decoding skills by teaching letter-sound relationships, blending, word building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more. The volume is packed with engaging classroom activities,…
Descriptors: Phonics, Primary Education, Direct Instruction, Decoding (Reading)
Beck, Isabel L.; McKeown, Margaret G.; Kucan, Linda – Guilford Press, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of teachers have used this highly practical guide to help K-12 students enlarge their vocabulary and get involved in noticing, understanding, and using new words. Grounded in research, the book explains how to select words for instruction, introduce their meanings, and create engaging learning activities that promote both…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Skills
Shapiro, Edward S., Ed.; Zigmond, Naomi, Ed.; Wallace, Teri, Ed.; Marston, Doug, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2011
Providing a unique "on-the-ground" perspective, this book examines the implementation of three empirically supported response-to-intervention (RTI) models in four different school districts. The book addresses the complexity of putting RTI into place in the elementary grades, showing how the process actually took place and what impact it…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Models, Program Implementation, School Districts
Russ, Sandra W., Ed.; Niec, Larissa N., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2011
Going beyond traditional play therapy, this innovative book presents a range of evidence-based assessment and intervention approaches that incorporate play as a key element. It is grounded in the latest knowledge about the importance of play in child development. Leading experts describe effective strategies for addressing a wide variety of…
Descriptors: Play Therapy, Evidence Based Practice, Child Development, Behavior Modification
Enders, Craig K. – Guilford Press, 2010
Walking readers step by step through complex concepts, this book translates missing data techniques into something that applied researchers and graduate students can understand and utilize in their own research. Enders explains the rationale and procedural details for maximum likelihood estimation, Bayesian estimation, multiple imputation, and…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Error of Measurement, Research Problems, Maximum Likelihood Statistics
Patton, Michael Quinn – Guilford Press, 2010
Developmental evaluation (DE) offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority shows how to conduct evaluations within a DE framework. Patton draws on insights about complex dynamic systems, uncertainty, nonlinearity, and emergence. He…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Decision Making, Educational Development
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