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Boaler, Jo; Munson, Jen; Williams, Cathy – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2018
The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics are engaging students and helping them understand the connections between mathematics concepts. In this volume, you'll find a collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help you do just that, by looking at the big ideas at the third-grade level through visualization, play, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Learner Engagement, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation
King, Kathy P. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2017
"Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning" introduces educators and students to the intersection of adult learning and the growing technological revolution. Written by an internationally recognized expert in the field, this book explores the theory, research, and practice driving innovation in both adult learning and learning…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Innovation, Technological Advancement
Evans, Nancy J.; Broido, Ellen M.; Brown, Kirsten R.; Wilke, Autumn K. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2017
"Disability in Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach" examines how disability is conceptualized in higher education and ways in which students, faculty, and staff with disabilities are viewed and served on college campuses. Drawing on multiple theoretical frameworks, research, and experience creating inclusive campuses, this text…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Disabilities, Social Justice, College Students
Willingham, Daniel T. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2017
Stop for a moment and wonder: what's happening in your brain right now--as you read this paragraph? How much do you know about the innumerable and amazing connections that your mind is making as you, in a flash, make sense of this request? "Why does it matter?" "The Reading Mind" is a brilliant, beautifully crafted, and…
Descriptors: Reading Processes, Cognitive Processes, Reading Skills, Reading Instruction
Boaler, Jo; Munson, Jen; Williams, Cathy – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2017
The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics are engaging students and helping them understand the connections between mathematics concepts. In this volume, you'll find a collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help you do just that, by looking at the big ideas at the fourth-grade level through visualization, play, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Learner Engagement, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 4
Aguilar, Elena – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2016
"The Art of Coaching Teams" is the manual you never received when you signed on to lead a team. Being a great teacher is one thing, but leading a team, or team development, is an entirely different dynamic. Your successes are public, but so are your failures--and there is no specific rubric or curriculum to give you direction. Team…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Teamwork, Resilience (Psychology), Educational Change
Willingham, Daniel T. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2015
Everyone agrees that reading is important, but kids today tend to lose interest in reading before adolescence. In "Raising Kids Who Read", bestselling author and psychology professor Daniel T. Willingham explains this phenomenon and provides practical solutions for engendering a love of reading that lasts into adulthood. Like…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Reading Attitudes, Decoding (Reading), Reading Comprehension
Kane, Thomas J., Ed.; Kerr, Kerri A., Ed.; Pianta, Robert C., Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2014
What is effective teaching? It is not enough to say "I know it when I see it"--not when we are expecting so much more from students and teachers than in the past. To help teachers achieve greater success with their students we need new and better ways to identify and develop effective teaching. The Measures of Effective Teaching (MET)…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Definitions, Best Practices
Tantillo, Sarah – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2014
"Literacy and the Common Core" offers K-12 teachers clear guidance on how to design units, lessons, and objectives to meet the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts; it's filled with practical strategies that teachers can use immediately to target key standards; and it describes how to analyze the standards to support…
Descriptors: Literacy, Common Core State Standards, Language Arts, Teaching Guides
Sizer, Ted – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2013
Our current high schools are ill-designed and inefficient. We have inherited a program of studies that in its overall structure has not changed in over a century. The question is "What's next?" Theodore Sizer, the founder of The Coalition of Essential Schools, was a passionate advocate for the American school system. In this, his last…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Quality, Educational Change, Secondary Education
Serim, Ferdi – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
This comprehensive book offers a practical pathway for developing twenty-first-century skills while simultaneously strengthening content-area learning. "Digital Learning" contains a wealth of research-based practices to integrate the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Education Technology Standards (NETS) for both…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Student Projects, Active Learning, Educational Technology
Beninghof, Anne M. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
For the increasing number of teachers working in co-taught classrooms, this book provides practical ideas for defining teacher roles, planning lessons, providing effective instruction, and maximizing the value of each team member. Former co-teacher and national presenter Anne Beninghof shares stories, and real-life co-taught lesson examples that…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Role, Team Teaching
Hehir, Thomas; Katzman, Lauren I. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
This book presents lessons learned from in-depth case studies of some of our most effective inclusive public schools. The authors conclusively demonstrate that schools can educate students with mild and severe disabilities in general education classrooms by providing special education services that link to and bolster general education…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, General Education, Disabilities, Access to Education
Reynolds, Cecil R.; Vannest, Kimberly J.; Harrison, Judith R. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
ADHD affects millions of people-some 3 to 5% of the general population. Written by a neuroscientist who has studied ADHD, a clinician who has diagnosed and treated it for 30 years, and a special educator who sees it daily, "The Energetic Brain" provides the latest information from neuroscience on how the ADHD brain works and shows how to harness…
Descriptors: Brain, Special Education Teachers, Parents, Children
Tennant, Mark – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
This book examines the kind of learning that brings about significant personal change (transformational learning), and its overall theme is that individuals can be agents in their own formation by understanding and acting on the circumstances and forces that surround and shape them. Education beyond schooling has a long history of interest in the…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Change Agents, Transformative Learning, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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