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Dotger, Benjamin H., Ed.; Chandler-Olcott, Kelly, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2022
"Clinical Simulations as Signature Pedagogy" explores the use of live-actor simulations as an engaging training tool to better prepare educational professionals for school-wide challenges. In this volume, editors Benjamin H. Dotger and Kelly Chandler-Olcott present a persuasive overview of this effective method of professional…
Descriptors: Simulation, Professional Development, Administrator Education, School Counselors
Hillman, Nicholas, Ed.; Orfield, Gary, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2022
"Civil Rights and Federal Higher Education" offers a renewed vision for higher education policy making, presenting an incisive analysis of the connections between educational politics and educational inequality. With a view toward the future, the editors assert that the thoughtful application of evidence-based solutions to complex policy…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Higher Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Policy
Ward, Janie Victoria; Robinson-Wood, Tracy L. – Harvard Education Press, 2022
"Sister Resisters" advances a robust model of mentorship in support of young Black women on campus. The book offers a multifaceted approach to cross-racial mentoring in higher education that promises growth and change for both mentees and their mentors. Janie Victoria Ward and Tracy L. Robinson-Wood, experts in the developmental and…
Descriptors: College Students, African American Students, Females, Mentors
Katsinas, Stephen G.; Bray, Nathaniel J.; Kanter, Martha J. – Harvard Education Press, 2022
"Educating the Top 100 Percent" assesses the decline of higher education funding and offers ambitious policy recommendations to restore the possibility of accessible, affordable education for all. Stephen G. Katsinas, Nathaniel J. Bray, and Martha J. Kanter probe the complex interplay of federal, state, and local policies and illustrate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Federal Aid
Nutta, Joyce W. – Harvard Education Press, 2021
The engaging profiles of "English Learners at Home and at School" offer access to a deeper and broader understanding of the lived experiences of English learners and their families. Such knowledge is essential for all educators in order to anticipate the needs of, and best support, English learners. In this highly readable volume, Joyce…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Family Environment, Educational Environment, Empathy
Taylor, Rebecca M., Ed.; Kuntz, Ashley Floyd, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2021
In this thought-provoking volume, editors Rebecca M. Taylor and Ashley Floyd Kuntz invite readers to explore the many facets of on-campus ethical dilemmas and the careful, nuanced decision-making processes required to address them. Taylor and Kuntz demonstrate how to apply collaborative, multidisciplinary, philosophical inquiry to deeply complex…
Descriptors: Ethics, Higher Education, Equal Education, Inclusion
Krajcik, Joseph, Ed.; Schneider, Barbara, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"Science Education Through Multiple Literacies" explores how the use of project-based learning in elementary science education fosters a lifelong scientific mindset in students. The book provides educators with the teaching practices to help students develop an overall science literacy that aligns with Next Generation Science Standards.…
Descriptors: Science Education, Multiple Literacies, Student Projects, Active Learning
Byrd, W. Carson – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"Behind the Diversity Numbers" uncovers how frequently used approaches to examine and understand race-related issues on college campuses can reinforce racism and inequality, rather than combat them. The book argues that educational leaders must look beyond quantitative metrics in order to develop institutional policies and practices that…
Descriptors: College Students, Racial Bias, Equal Education, Educational Practices
Gutierrez, Evan C. – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"A New Canon" is the first book to provide a framework for designing and utilizing rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum to address the lack of representation for marginalized communities in formal education. Grounded in literature around cultural relevance and responsive teaching practice, the book provides step-by-step guidance for…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Humanities Instruction, Culturally Relevant Education, Curriculum Development
Baehr, Jason – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"Deep in Thought" provides an introduction to intellectual virtues--the personal qualities and character strengths of good thinkers and learners--and outlines a pragmatic approach for teachers to reinforce them in the classroom. With a combination of theoretical expertise and practical experience, philosopher Jason Baehr endorses…
Descriptors: Intellectual Development, Individual Characteristics, Learning, Personality Traits
Villavicencio, Adriana – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"Am I My Brother's Keeper?" offers powerful insights into the challenges of implementing large-scale educational change. The book, chronicling the Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), a four-year study focused on improving the educational outcomes of fifteen thousand Black and Latinx males in New York City public high schools, covers what…
Descriptors: High School Students, African American Students, Males, Educational Opportunities
Grossman, Pam; Herrmann, Zachary; Kavanagh, Sarah Schneider; Dean, Christopher G. Pupik – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"Core Practices for Project-Based Learning" offers a framework and essential set of strategies for successfully implementing project-based learning (PBL) in the classroom. Centering on teaching practice, this work moves beyond project planning to focus on the complex instructional demands of the student-centered PBL approach. Pam…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Educational Strategies, Program Implementation
Winn, Maisha T., Ed.; Winn, Lawrence T., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"Restorative Justice in Education" makes the case for restorative justice as a practice as much as it is a paradigm. Through essays, case studies, and interviews, the book outlines for educators and teacher educators how restorative justice can be leveraged to teach across disciplines. Building on the success of "Justice on Both…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Change, Equal Education, Educational Practices
Kohli, Rita – Harvard Education Press, 2021
"Teachers of Color" describes how racism serves as a continuous barrier against diversifying the teaching force and offers tools to support educators who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of Color on both a systemic and interpersonal level. Based on in-depth interviews, digital narratives, and questionnaires, the book analyzes the…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Racial Bias, Diversity (Faculty), Barriers
Gándara, Patricia, Ed.; Ee, Jongyeon, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2021
Using original qualitative and quantitative data, "Schools Under Siege" confronts the many ways, direct and indirect, in which US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) policies and practices disrupt education. The book explores not only the impact of these policies on the six-million-plus K-12 students in the US at risk for being…
Descriptors: Immigration, Immigrants, Law Enforcement, Equal Education
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