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Brady-Myerov, Monica – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2021
Listening skills form part of the foundation of any successful student's repertoire of abilities. Crucial to academic performance and success throughout life, attentive listening can transform students' ability to absorb and understand information quickly and efficiently. In "Listen Wise: Teach Students to Be Better Listeners,"…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Teaching Methods
Dawes-Duraisingh, Liz; Sachdeva, Andrea Rose – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2021
"Inquiry-Driven Innovation: A Practical Guide to Supporting School-Based Change" addresses a pressing need for intentional and sustained innovation in education. It is both a practical guide for supporting school-based change and a handbook for effective professional development that empowers and re-energizes practitioners. Throughout…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Change Strategies
Willingham, Daniel T. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2021
In this new edition of the highly regarded "Why Don't Students Like School?" cognitive psychologist Daniel Willingham turns his research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning into workable teaching techniques. This book will help you improve your teaching practice by explaining how you and your students think and learn. It…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Psychology, Psychologists, Learning Processes
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
Brennan, Jonathan – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2020
"Engaging Learners through Zoom" delivers numerous practical strategies and helpful advice on how to engage students virtually. Many of the tools are also applicable in face-to-face and hybrid environments. Backed by cognitive neuroscience research, this book is a collection of dozens of active, synchronous online learning structures…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Learner Engagement, Videoconferencing
Lemov, Doug, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2020
School closures in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic resulted in an immediate and universal pivot to online teaching. More than 3.7 million teachers in the U.S. were suddenly asked to teach in an entirely new setting with little preparation and no advance notice. This has caused an unprecedented threat to children's education, giving…
Descriptors: Online Courses, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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
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
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
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