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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
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
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)
Cullen, Roxanne; Harris, Michael; Hill, Reinhold R. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
Most of the scholarship on learner-centeredness is focused on individual classroom pedagogy, but this book takes learner-centeredness beyond the classroom and asks academic leaders to consider the broader implications of making their institutions fully learner-centered. Systemic change is needed, and curriculum is at the heart of what higher…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Technology, Student Centered Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation
Bahls, Patrick – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
The book introduces readers in the often-overlooked math-related fields to the ideas of writing-to-learn (WTL) and writing in the disciplines (WID). It offers a guide to the pedagogy of writing in the mathematical sciences, and gives theoretically grounded means by which writing can be used to help undergraduate students to understand mathematical…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Curriculum, Mathematical Concepts, College Faculty
Johnson, LouAnne – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
LouAnne Johnson's newest book is a collection of fun and simple educational icebreaker activities that get students excited and engaged from the very first minute of class. These activities are great to use with students at all levels, and many of the activities include variations and modifications for different groups. Research has shown that the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Learner Engagement, Classroom Techniques, Class Activities
Muschla, Judith A.; Muschla, Gary Robert; Muschla, Erin – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
The new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics have been formulated to provide students with instruction that will help them acquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, which will in turn enable them to move on to higher mathematics with competence and confidence. "Hands-on Activities for Teaching the Common Core Math…
Descriptors: State Standards, Mathematics Instruction, Academic Standards, Experiential Learning
Lemov, Doug – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
In his acclaimed book "Teach Like a Champion", Doug Lemov shared 49 essential techniques used by excellent teachers. In his companion Field Guide, he further explores those techniques in a practical guide. With the "Teach Like a Champion Field Guide", teachers will have an indispensable resource that complements their classroom application of…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Workbooks, Teaching Methods
Schoenbach, Ruth; Greenleaf, Cynthia; Murphy, Lynn – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
Published in partnership with WestEd, this significantly updated second edition of the bestselling book contains strategies for helping students in middle school through community college gain the reading independence to master subject area textbooks and other material. Features of this book include: (1) Based on the Reading Apprenticeship…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Textbooks, Reading Improvement, Reading Achievement
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