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Sarroub, Loukia K., Ed.; Nicholas, Claire, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
This book engages readers via the international contributions from "home" field sites around the world and international authors. Importantly, the various chapters address a wide spectrum of educational contexts -- ranging from higher education, to K-12 public and private schools, to prison schools. The realistic accounts portrayed in…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Ethics, Research Design, Higher Education
Carr, Renee – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
Social-emotional learning (SEL) has become an important trend in education; however, it is frequently overlooked at the high school level. Arguably, SEL is even more important at this level than other grade levels for the purposes of effective college and career readiness preparation. The inclusion of SEL into school accountability systems and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Social Emotional Learning, Educational Trends, High School Students
McShane, Michael Q. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
All across the country, in traditional public, public charter, and private schools, entrepreneurial educators are experimenting with the school day and school week. Hybrid Homeschools have students attend traditional classes in a brick-and-mortar school for some part of the week and homeschool for the rest of the week. Some do two days at home and…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Futures (of Society), School Schedules, Teacher Attitudes
Roseboro, Anna J. Small; Marschall, Claudia A. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
New college instructors often are advised, coached, and mentored by department professors who may not have scheduled class time to meet regularly with their novice educators. This book meets many of the principles outlined in the position statements of the Conference on College Composition and Communications and the Council of Writing Program…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Morale, Beginning Teachers, Teaching Guides
Wages, Michele – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
It is not that public schools don't know the importance of technology integration, it's the barriers to integrating that result in schools not having the latest, greatest, or fastest technology for their students. This book not only addresses these barriers, but offers researched solutions that are of low to no cost.
Descriptors: Barriers, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Public Schools
Jennings, Matthew J. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
Administrators often assume new teachers come prepared with the foundational skills required to be effective teachers. Not only is this frequently a false assumption, but some of these skills do also not fully make sense until a teacher has responsibility for a classroom. To assist in the transition process, many teachers will attend orientation…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Teaching Skills, Mentors
Bastoni, Amanda; Pickering, Brian; Bisson, Nathan – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
"Making Room for Change" is an educational book that will be valuable to anyone involved in secondary education. The book will provide clear examples, research, and personal reflections of how building in flexible time can be different from the historic middle and high school scheduling models. Educators of all ages and levels of…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Educational Change, Flexible Scheduling, Time Management
Sommers, William A. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
This book is a culmination of many educational and business practices to accelerate and distribute learning throughout the organization. You will find twenty-five strategies to assess the ability and willingness of individuals and the school. This book will save leaders time by providing examples and a guide to implement processes to increase…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Talent Development, Organizational Learning, Evaluation Methods
Beach, J. M. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
This book examines the idea of educational accountability, which has become a new secular gospel. But do accountability policies actually make schools better? Do business management theories and practices make organizations more effective? What if the most widely used management theories and assessment tools don't work? What if educational…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Measures (Individuals), Accountability, Teacher Morale
Fulton, Lori, Ed.; Yoshioka, Jon, Ed.; Gallavan, Nancy P., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
"Online Teaching and Learning for Teacher Educators" is the first book written exclusively by teacher educators for teacher educators in higher education, K-12 classrooms, and for candidates preparing to become teacher educators. Written as a practical, easy to understand and use guide, this book is designed to support and empower…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teacher Educators, Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Guha, Smita – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
"Teacher as Researcher: Becoming Familiar with Educational Research to Connect Theory to Practice" is written for teachers involved in research on improving classroom instruction and helping students in their learning process. This is a complete guide for in-service teachers doing research in their classroom or for pre-service teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship
Beach, J. M. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
This book examines the idea of educational accountability in higher education, which has become a new secular gospel. But do accountability policies actually make colleges better? What if educational accountability tools don't actually measure what they're supposed to? What if accountability data isn't valid, or worse, what if it's meaningless?…
Descriptors: Accountability, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Measurement Techniques
Mindes, Gayle, Ed.; Newman, Mark, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
This book anchors the social studies as the central unifying force for young children. Teachers use the inquiry process to foster child development of social skills and citizenship ideals in their first classroom experiences. Curriculum is built starting with children's natural curiosity to foster literacy in all its form--speaking, listening,…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preschool Curriculum, Elementary School Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Hampton, John – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
"Resolving the Crisis in Higher Education: The Key Role of Business Continuity Planning" asks and answers probing questions affecting higher education in the post-COVID-19 educational landscape. The book examines whether private universities, particularly liberal arts colleges, have viable business models and discusses the risk posed by…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Liberal Arts, College Administration, Sustainability
Aefsky, Fern, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
Educational leaders must be prepared to lead during crisis. Leadership has been challenged with multiple crisis in recent years, including issues of school safety, school shootings, medical crises such as SARs, HINI, and the ongoing pandemic. While each of these situations has resulted in multiple plans of actions, none has impacted our society as…
Descriptors: Leadership, Crisis Management, Emergency Programs, COVID-19
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