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Johnson, Andrew P. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2022
This is an educational psychology book that focuses on human development, the human being, teaching, and learning. It is appropriate for preservice teachers who are seeking to comprehend essential theories and concepts in educational psychology. It is also appropriate for practicing teachers who want to understand and apply these theories and…
Descriptors: Individual Development, Educational Psychology, Mental Health, Children
Sosland, Blanche E. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2022
Although twice exceptional students are gradually receiving more recognition and intervention, they are still a grossly underserved segment of the school population. "A Call to Action: Identification and Intervention for Twice and Thrice Exceptional Students" begins with basic information about twice exceptional students--students who…
Descriptors: Identification, Gifted Disabled, Learning Disabilities, Educational Strategies
Cotter, Vincent F. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2022
In returning to the classroom, schools are at a crossroads and uniquely positioned to recreate and reinvent themselves. The current issues of equity, social-emotional sensitivity, curriculum reform, civic involvement, public health policy and environmental infrastructure are opportunities to build more responsive schools with students better…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change, Equal Education
Caulfield, Joan; Jennings, Wayne; May-Washington, Siabhan – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2022
With this book, educators can access an updated and powerful resource to help students think more critically, use technology wisely, and engage in effective teaming. This book lays out in a detailed manner how to implement goals and strategies that will have beneficial outcomes for students and teachers.
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Teamwork, Technology Uses in Education
Wassermann, Selma – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2022
The book offers concrete and specific suggestions for improving teacher education programs, including improved strategies for selection into the program; key ingredients for pre-service course work; courses that emphasize skill development in critical areas of teaching practice and more effective evaluation of student teaching that emphasizes…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Educational Change
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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