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Ritchhart, Ron; Church, Mark – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2020
Visible Thinking--a research-based approach developed at Harvard's Project Zero -- prompts and promotes students' thinking. This approach has been shown to positively impact student engagement, learning, and development as thinkers. Visible Thinking involves using thinking routines, documentation, and effective questioning and listening techniques…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Empowerment, Thinking Skills, Instructional Effectiveness
Burden, Paul R. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2020
Effective classroom management plans are essential for creating environments that foster appropriate social interactions and engaged learning for students in K-12 settings. New and early-career teachers often face difficulties addressing student discipline, upholding classroom rules and procedures, and establishing positive teacher-student…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Classroom Environment, Student Participation
Dearybury, Jed; Jones, Julie P. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2020
Research studies show that all students--young and old, rich and poor, urban and rural--benefit immensely from classrooms filled with art, creativity, and laughter. Fun, playfulness, creative thinking, and individual expression reinforce positive experiences, which in turn lead to more engaged students, better classroom environments, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Play, Creative Teaching
Agarwal, Pooja K.; Bain, Patrice M. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2019
"Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning" empowers educators to harness rigorous research on how students learn and unleash it in their classrooms. In this book, cognitive scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., and veteran K-12 teacher Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S., decipher cognitive science research and illustrate ways to successfully…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Science, Academic Achievement
Ambrose, Susan A.; Wankel, Laura A. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2019
The post-secondary educational system has undergone dramatic changes and experienced immense stress in the past two decades. Once regarded as the logical next step toward career opportunities and financial security, higher education is a subject of growing uncertainty for millions of people across the United States. It is more common than ever to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Costs, Educational Attainment
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
Barr, Margaret J.; McClellan, George S. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2017
This book will help new administrators (department chairs, directors, deans) understand and become more proficient in their financial management role within the institution. Highly accessible, practitioners will be able to put the book's guidance to immediate use in their work. It is also grounded in the latest knowledge base and filled with…
Descriptors: Budgets, Money Management, Higher Education, Educational Finance
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
Schoenbach, Ruth; Greenleaf, Cynthia; Murphy, Lynn – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2016
"Leading for Literacy" provides tools and real-life examples to expand the benefits of a literacy approach that sparks students' engaged reading and thinking across disciplines, from middle school through community college. A companion to the landmark "Reading for Understanding," this book guides teachers, leaders, and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Reading Skills, Thinking Skills
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
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
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