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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
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
Sanetti, Lisa M. Hagermoser; Collier-Meek, Melissa A. – Guilford Press, 2019
Evidence-based interventions benefit learners only when they are implemented fully. Yet many educators struggle with successful implementation. This unique book gives practitioners a research-based framework for working with PreK-12 educators to support the effective delivery of academic, behavioral, and social-emotional interventions.…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Intervention, Program Implementation, Fidelity
Steege, Mark W.; Pratt, Jamie L.; Wickerd, Garry; Guare, Richard; Watson, T. Steuart – Guilford Press, 2019
Widely recognized as a gold-standard resource, this authoritative book has been revised and expanded with 50% new material. It provides a complete introduction to functional behavioral assessment (FBA), complete with procedures, forms, and tools that have been piloted and refined in both general and special education settings. Numerous vivid…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Problem Solving, Intervention, Behavior Modification
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
Walpole, Sharon; McKenna, Michael C.; Philippakos, Zoi A.; Strong, John Z. – Guilford Press, 2019
Now revised and updated, with many new lesson plans and a new chapter on writing instruction, this trusted book guides upper elementary teachers to design and implement a research-based literacy program. The expert authors show how to teach and assess students in differentiated small groups, and explain how instruction works in a tiered…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Individualized Instruction, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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
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