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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
Washington, Ahmad R., Ed.; Goings, Ramon B., Ed.; Henfield, Malik S., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Although teachers, school counselors, and administrators are all situated within educational settings tasked with supporting students' educational development, rarely do these professionals have sufficient opportunities to learn from and collaborate with one another before entering these schools. Unfortunately, many of these professionals are…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, African American Students, Minority Group Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Hinnant-Crawford, Brandi, Ed.; Platt, C. Spencer, Ed.; Newman, Christopher, Ed.; Hilton, Adriel, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multicultural education has become its own discipline, developed on the shoulders of the work of giants who argued its merit during the attacks of opponents who believed assimilation was the purpose of state sponsored education. In an age of rising populism and nationalism throughout the Western world, again questioned is the merit of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Access to Education, Literacy, Citizenship Education
D'Amico, Mark M., Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Community colleges serve as the open door to higher education for marginalized, place bound, and/or financially challenged students and communities. One of the key ways marginalization occurs in diverse geographies is through access limitations: access to affordable postsecondary education, access to curricula that lead to viable professions,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Teacher Education Programs, Student Diversity, Diversity (Faculty)
Robinson, Petra A., Ed.; Allen-Handy, Ayana, Ed.; Bryant, Amber, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
In 2014, The Urban Education Collaborative at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte hosted its first biennial International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In 2016, the second hosting of the conference took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Additionally, in 2018, the third hosting of the conference took place in…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, 21st Century Skills
Saracho, Olivia, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Child development "laboratory schools are dedicated to research-based instruction and furthering innovation in education. Many of these schools are connected to universities, where students are able to benefit from university resources and best practices" (Khan, 2014). They have been in existence on university campuses for centuries in…
Descriptors: Child Development, Laboratory Schools, Early Childhood Education, Educational History
Dong, Yu Ren – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
This book is for secondary subject matter teachers and administrators who work with English language learners (ELLs) in subject matter classes. It is also for college professors who prepare pre-service teachers to work with those students. The book brings together insights from linguistic, socio-cultural, educational, cognitive, developmental…
Descriptors: English Instruction, English Language Learners, Secondary School Students, Language of Instruction
Jones, Ithel, Ed.; Lin, Miranda, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
In recent years there have been signicant changes in education across the globe, largely as a result of changing demographics, technological developments, and increased globalization. Relatedly, the changing needs of societies and families, along with new research ndings, provide new directions in early childhood education. Consequently, early…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement
Jones, Ithel, Ed.; Lin, Miranda, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
In recent years there have been significant changes in education across the globe, largely as a result of changing demographics, technological developments, and increased globalization. Relatedly, the changing needs of societies and families, along with new research findings, provide new directions in early childhood education. Consequently, early…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Education Programs
Saracho, Olivia, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Researchers from different disciplines (e.g., physiological, psychological, philosophical) have investigated motivation using multiple approaches. For example, in physiology (the scientific study of the normal function in living systems such as biology), researchers may use "electrical and chemical stimulation of the brain, the recording of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Motivation, Cognitive Processes, Young Children
Spycher, Pamela, Ed.; Haynes, Erin F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multilingual students, multidialectal students, and students learning English as an additional language constitute a substantial and growing demographic in the United States. But these groups of students tend to receive unequal access to and inadequate instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), with their…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, Multilingualism, Language Usage
Jagla, Virginia M., Ed.; Tice, Kathleen C., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Service-learning is a powerful method of teaching and learning that has been used effectively for more than two decades. This volume contributes further to the Advances in Service-Learning Research series that focuses upon service-learning in teacher education. Research and theory indicate that knowledge of service-learning pedagogy and how to…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Education
Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Banks, Tachelle, Ed.; Graves, Jessica, Ed.; Rotatori, Anthony F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Early childhood education (ECE) has always been intertwined with the use of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP). To support excellence in ECE, it is critical how the knowledge about individual children and child development principles combined with the knowledge of effective early learning practices. Effective early childhood education…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Disabilities, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Teaching Methods
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