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Mintrop, Rick – Harvard Education Press, 2016
At the heart of the effort to enact and scale up successful school reforms is the need for more robust links between research and practice. One promising approach is design development, a methodology widely used in other fields and only recently adapted to education, which offers a disciplined process for identifying practical problems, assessing…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Case Studies, Research and Development
Goos, Merrilyn; Geiger, Vince; Bennison, Anne; Dole, Shelley; Forgasz, Helen – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2017
While measures of research quality are widely accepted in the education research community, there may be less agreement on what constitutes evidence of impact and on where to look for it. The aims of this symposium are to consider some key issues in undertaking the Australian government's national assessment of research engagement and impact, and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Mathematics Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
Daniels, Harry, Ed.; Lauder, Hugh, Ed.; Porter, Jill, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning" focuses on how education is understood in different cultures, the theories and related assumptions we make about learners and students and how we think about them, and how we can understand the principle actors in education--learners and teachers. Within this volume, internationally renowned…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Brain, Social Environment, Educational Policy
Erford, Bradley T., Ed. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2016
"Professional School Counseling" is a comprehensive, single source for information about the critical issues facing school counselors today. This third edition of the Handbook integrates and expands on the changes brought about by the ASCA National Model. Revisions to each chapter reflect the influence of the model. Several new chapters…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Teaching Guides, Educational Theories, Educational Practices
Spycher, Pamela, Ed.; Haynes, Erin F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multilingual students, multidialectal students, and students learning English as an additional language constitute a substantial and growing demographic in the United States. But these groups of students tend to receive unequal access to and inadequate instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), with their…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, Multilingualism, Language Usage
Carver, Sharon M., Ed.; Shrager, Jeff, Ed. – APA Books, 2012
The impulse to investigate the natural world is deeply rooted in our earliest childhood experiences. This notion has long guided researchers to uncover the cognitive mechanisms underlying the development of scientific reasoning in children. Until recently, however, research in cognitive development and education followed largely independent…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Class Activities, Learning Activities, Science Education
Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Ed.; Rueda, Robert, Ed.; Lapp, Diane, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
This is the first research handbook to address all dimensions of diversity that have an impact on literacy achievement. Leading experts examine how teaching and learning intersect with cultural and language differences and socioeconomic disparities in today's increasingly diverse schools and communities. The volume weaves compelling research…
Descriptors: Expertise, Reading Comprehension, Literacy Education, Informal Education
Lester, Frank – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
How can teachers learn what they need to know? Every community of educators, regardless of field or specialization, can benefit from being well informed about current research findings. A considerable amount of mathematics education research exists to inform teachers and administrators about teaching and learning mathematics. Research can show…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship
Khine, Myint Swe, Ed.; Saleh, Issa M., Ed. – IGI Global, 2013
"Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning" examines the challenges involved in the development of modern curriculum models, teaching strategies, and assessments in science education in order to prepare future students in the 21st century economies. This comprehensive collection of research brings together science educators,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Education, Physical Sciences, Learning Theories
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Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2018
The "Educational Media and Technology Yearbook" has become a standard reference in many libraries and professional collections. It provides a valuable historical record of current ideas and developments in the field. Part One of this updated volume, "Trends and Issues in Learning, Design, and Technology," presents an array of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Instructional Design, Special Education Teachers
Lester, Frank – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
How can teachers learn what they need to know? Every community of educators, regardless of field or specialization, can benefit from being well informed about current research findings. A considerable amount of mathematics education research exists to inform teachers and administrators about teaching and learning mathematics. Research can show…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Formative Evaluation, Secondary School Teachers
Carr, Paul R., Ed.; Zyngier, David, Ed.; Pruyn, Marc, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
As the title of this book suggests, how one understands, perceives and experiences democracy may have a significant effect on how he/she actually engages in, and with, democracy. Within the educational context, this is a key concern, and forms the basis of the research presented in this volume within a critical, comparative analysis. The Global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Change
Goodman, Kenneth S., Ed.; Wang, Shaomei, Ed.; Iventosch, Mieko, Ed.; Goodman, Yetta M., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Reading in Asian Languages" is rich with information about how literacy works in the non-alphabetic writing systems (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) used by hundreds of millions of people and refutes the common Western belief that such systems are hard to learn or to use. The contributors share a comprehensive view of reading as construction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Korean Culture, Eye Movements
Coburn, Cynthia E., Ed.; Stein, Mary Kay, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010
That there is a divide between research and practice is a common lament across policy-oriented disciplines, and education is no exception. Rhetoric abounds about the role research plays (or does not play) in the improvement of schools and classrooms, and policy makers push solutions that are rooted in assumptions about the way that research…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Curriculum Design, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation
McKeown, Margaret G., Ed.; Kucan, Linda, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
This book brings together some of the world's foremost literacy scholars to discuss how research influences what teachers actually do in the classroom. Chapters describe the current state of knowledge about such key topics as decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, digital literacies, reading disabilities, and reading reform. At the same time, the…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Research, Educational Change
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