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Liu, Fuchang – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Learn the most effective ways to teach elementary math, no matter how much experience you have with the subject. In this book, Fuchang Liu takes you through many common mistakes in math instruction and explains the misunderstandings behind them. He points out practices that should be avoided, helping you to adjust your lessons so that all students…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers
Horowitz, Rosalind, Ed.; Samuels, S. Jay, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
In this volume prominent scholars, experts in their respective fields and highly skilled in the research they conduct, address educational and reading research from varied perspectives and address what it will take to close the achievement gap--with specific attention to reading. The achievement gap is redefined as a level at which all groups can…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Book Reviews
Wang, Yuxia – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
The correct use of English verb argument structure is crucial for foreign learners of the English language. Based on an experimental study recruiting 162 Chinese English learners at different proficiency levels, this book suggests that the acquisition of English transitivity alternation follows as a consequence of the cognitive processing of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Linguistic Input, Language Proficiency
Topping, Keith; Buchs, Céline; Duran, David; van Keer, Hilde – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Peer learning allows a positive use of differences between pupils, turning them into learning opportunities. Yet education professionals often remain unfamiliar with the principles necessary to guarantee its effectiveness. The aim of this book is to help practitioners establish well-structured and effective peer learning projects using a variety…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Student Projects, Cooperative Learning, Interaction
Lynch, Matthew – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
In this age of education innovation and reform, schools must evolve and react to current policy trends. This accessible book offers research-based insights into six key educational trends and issues that are impacting K-12 learning today: year-round schooling, assessments, educating minorities, anti-intellectualism, issues of social promotion and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education
Bernhardt, Victoria L.; Hébert, Connie L. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Experts Bernhardt and Hébert's latest book demonstrates strategies to ensure your entire staff works together to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate a schoolwide prevention system with integrity and fidelity. Each step in this important resource is designed to help administrators, teachers, and other educators improve the learning of every…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Educational Improvement, Program Implementation, Planning
Adamson, Frank, Ed.; Astrand, Bjorn, Ed.; Darling-Hammond, Linda, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016
With contributions from Linda Darling-Hammond, Michael Fullan, Pasi Sahlberg, and Martin Carnoy, "Global Education Reform" is an eye-opening analysis of national educational reforms and the types of high-achieving systems needed to serve all students equitably.The collection documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Privatization, Ideology
Ladd, Helen F., Ed.; Goertz, Margaret E., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
Sponsored by the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP), the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook assembles in one place the existing research-based knowledge in education finance and policy, with particular attention to elementary and secondary education. Chapters from the first edition have been fully updated and revised…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Means, Barbara; Bakia, Marianne; Murphy, Robert – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
At a time when more and more of what people learn both in formal courses and in everyday life is mediated by technology, "Learning Online" provides a much-needed guide to different forms and applications of online learning. This book describes how online learning is being used in both K-12 and higher education settings as well as in…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Furlong, Michael J., Ed.; Gilman, Richard, Ed.; Huebner, Scott, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
Understanding the factors that encourage young people to become active agents in their own learning is critical. Positive psychology is one lens that can be used to investigate the factors that facilitate a student's sense of agency and active school engagement. In the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook, the editors draw together the…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, School Psychology, Individual Characteristics, Academic Achievement
Clements, Douglas H.; Sarama, Julie – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
In this important book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help diagnose a child's level of mathematical understanding and provide guidance for teaching. By focusing on the inherent delight and curiosity behind young children's mathematical reasoning,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Numeracy, Mathematics Education
Whitcomb, Sara A.; Merrell, Kenneth W. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
Generally recognized as the standard work in its field, "Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents" provides a comprehensive foundation and guide for conducting conceptually sound, culturally responsive, and ecologically oriented assessments of student social and emotional behavior. It is aimed at graduate…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Behavior Development, Child Development
Grubb, W. Norton – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of students require some form of remediation before taking college-level classes, and community colleges have become increasingly important in providing this education. Unfortunately, relatively few students complete the developmental courses required to make a transition to college-level work. Based on a three-year study of over…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Basic Skills, Remedial Programs
Goble, J. Scott – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
"What's So Important About Music Education?" addresses the history of rationales provided for music education in the United States. J. Scott Goble explains how certain factors stemming from the nation's constitutional separation of church and state, its embrace of democracy and capitalism, and the rise of recording, broadcast, and computer…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Music Teachers, Educational History
Espinoza, Roberta – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book--based in extensive empiral study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural capital--examines the social relations that often…
Descriptors: Working Class, Minority Group Students, Higher Education, Educational Attainment
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