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Ellis, Antonio L., Ed.; Bryan, Nathaniel, Ed.; Sealey-Ruiz, Yolanda, Ed.; Toldson, Ivory, Ed.; Emdin, Christopher, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2021
Debates regarding the qualities, skills, and dispositions of culturally relevant teachers and teaching have raged in teacher education for several decades. Ladson-Billings' (2009) "The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children" was a groundbreaking work that has become a foundational study that informs the work of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Educators, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education
Foster, Brian L., Ed.; Graham, Steven W., Ed.; Donaldson, Joe F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2021
The rapid change that higher education is undergoing is impacting all of the core mission elements: teaching and learning, research, service, and engagement with the external world (e.g., community engagement and health care delivery). Navigating this environment requires understanding of the underlying dynamics, with particular attention to how…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Institutional Mission, Teaching Methods
Russell, Christina A., Ed.; Newhouse, Corey, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2021
"Measure, Use, Improve! Data Use in Out-of-School Time" shares the experience and wisdom from a broad cross-section of out-of-school time professionals, ranging from internal evaluators, to funders, to researchers, to policy advocates. Key themes of the volume include building support for learning and evaluation within out-of-school time…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Capacity Building, Evaluators, Educational Quality
Croce, Keri-Anne; Firestone, Jonah – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
The development of science literacy has the potential to have an enormous impact on real world outcomes. Specifically, developing science literacy may persuade individuals to act. We hope that this book will influence scientists, science journalists, sociologists, anthropologists, communication specialists, political leaders, media outlets,…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, 21st Century Skills, Scientific Research, Inquiry
Khine, Myint Swe, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
Assessment and evaluation have always been an integral part of educational process. Quality and purposeful assessment can assist in students' learning and their achievement. While there has been a rapid growth in international, standardized student assessments in the past few decades, a large number of education systems participating in these…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Educational Trends
Carinci, Jennifer E., Ed.; Meyer, Stephen J., Ed.; Jackson, Cara, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
Improving the use of evidence in teacher preparation is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities for our field. The chapters in this volume explore how data availability, quality, and use within and across preparation programs shed light on the structures, policies, and practices associated with high quality teacher preparation. Chapter…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Program Design, Program Implementation, Outcomes of Education
Thomas, P. L. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
The twenty-first century Reading War is, in fact, nothing new, but some of the details are unique to our current culture driven by social media. This volume seeks to examine the current Reading War in the context of the historical recurrence of public and political debates around student reading abilities and achievement. Grounded in a media…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Dyslexia
Sampson, William; Gulasingam, Nandhini – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
While much of the debate over the growth of charter schools center on the student academic performance of charter schools as well as the financial impact that they have on school budgets, there is a growing concern that charter schools use harsh discipline to nudge certain students out. The concern is that charter schools use excessive discipline…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Discipline, Charter Schools, Admission (School)
Brion-Meisels, Gretchen, Ed.; Fei, Jessica Tseming, Ed.; Vasudevan, Deepa Sriya, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
"At Our Best: Building Youth-Adult Partnerships in Out-of-School Time Settings" brings together the voices of over 50 adults and youth to explore both the promises and challenges of intergenerational work in out-of-school time (OST) programs. Comprised of 14 chapters, this book features empirical research, conceptual essays, poetry,…
Descriptors: Adults, Youth, Role, Activism
Joseph, Nicole M., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
This book seeks to understand the complexities of talented and high-performing Black girls and women in STEM across the P-20 trajectory. Analogously, this volume aims to understand the intersections between giftedness, its identification, and racial, gender, and academic discipline identities. The dearth of literature on this subject suggests that…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Females, Gender Differences
Algert, Nance T.; Gill, Clare A. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
This book is designed to support individuals, particularly in higher education settings, gain knowledge and skills related to critical dialogues that support effective conflict management. Higher education institutions and its stakeholders such as faculty, staff, students, and administrators are often perceived for their proclivity to foster…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Productivity, Interpersonal Communication
Dove, Maria G., Ed.; Honigsfeld, Andrea, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
This edited volume examines co-teaching and integrated service delivery for English learners (ELs). Through research and documentary accounts, it explores the collaborative instructional cycle--co-planning, co-instruction, co-assessment, and reflection practices--of co-taught programs for ELs. This volume presents current, classroom-based,…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, English Language Learners, Teacher Collaboration, Cooperative Planning
Paik, Susan J., Ed.; Kula, Stacy M., Ed.; González, Jeremiah J., Ed.; González, Verónica V., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
High-Achieving Latino Students: Successful Pathways Toward College and Beyond addresses a long-standing need for a book that focuses on the success, not failure, of Latino students. While much of the existing research works from a deficit lens, this book uses a strength-based approach to support Latino achievement. Bringing together researchers…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students, College Attendance
Trimmer, Karen, Ed.; Hoven, Debra, Ed.; Keskitalo, Pigga, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
This book focuses on Indigenous participation in postgraduate education. The collaborating editors, from the contexts of Australian, Canadian and Nordic postgraduate education, have brought together voices of Indigenous postgraduate students and researchers about strategies to support postgraduate education for Indigenous students globally and to…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, School Role, Student Needs
Murff, Dennisha – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
In "Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Promising Practices for African American Male Students," I take us on a journey into teachers' perceptions of the impact of implementing culturally responsive pedagogical (CRP) practices on the student learning outcomes of African American male students. The book also helps to identify teachers'…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, African American Students, Males, Teacher Attitudes
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