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Lynch, Matthew – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Educational administrators know that leadership requires hundreds of judgments each day that require a sensitivity and understanding of various leadership strategies. Bridging the gap between the academic and practical world, "A Guide to Effective School Leadership Theories" provides an exploration of ten dominant leadership strategies to give…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Administrators, Educational Administration
Bradford, Helen – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
The most rapid and significant phase of development occurs in the first three years of a child's life. The "Supporting Children from Birth to Three" series focuses on the care and support of the youngest children. Each book takes a key aspect of working with this age group and gives clear and detailed explanations of relevant theories together…
Descriptors: Infants, Reflective Teaching, Child Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Hall, Gene E., Ed.; Quin, Linda F., Ed.; Gollnick, Donna M., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Context Effect
McDermott, Dana R. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007
This book looks at parent-professional-child relations very differently than other books in this area. Author Dana McDermott focuses on parents and teachers as adult learners who should be growing and learning along with the children in their care. Accessibly written, the book synthesizes the latest theories and research on parent-and adult-child…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Teachers, Parents, Cultural Context
Crosbie-Burnett, Margaret – 1992
This paper suggests directions, based on the scientist-practitioner model, toward which counseling psychology should move in response to the dramatic increase in the number of stepfamilies in contemporary society. "Stepfamily" is defined as a household that includes a parent-child relationship that pre-dates the couple relationship, thus…
Descriptors: Counseling, Models, Psychology, Research and Development
Atchison, Bruce; Diffey, Louisa; Workman, Emily – Education Commission of the States, 2016
High-quality early elementary years offer a critical opportunity for child development and academic learning for all children, regardless of their race, family-income level, or culture and home language. All students deserve access to high-quality teachers and leaders trained in how to effectively support their learning. They deserve to attend…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Child Development
Evans, Nancy J.; Forney, Deanna S.; Guido-DiBrito, Florence – 1998
This text is intended for individuals studying or involved in college student affairs work and focuses on theory and research concerning the cognitive, affective, and behavioral development of today's college students. Part 1 examines the concept of student development in a chapter providing an historical context and a chapter on the role and uses…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, College Students, Developmental Stages, Higher Education
Wolfe, Patricia – ASCD, 2010
While you don't need to be a scientist to understand brain-compatible teaching, you'll be far more effective when you base your teaching practices on the very best scientific information. This expanded and updated ASCD best-seller delivers that essential information in clear, everyday language that any teacher can immediately incorporate into…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Short Term Memory, Long Term Memory, Anatomy
Li, Guofang, Ed.; Edwards, Patricia A., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2010
In this work, prominent authorities review the latest research on all aspects of ELL instruction (K-12) and identify what works for today's students and schools. Provided are best-practice guidelines for targeting reading, writing, oral language, vocabulary, content-domain literacies, and other core skill areas; assessing culturally and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Writing Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, American Indians
Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), 2009
This guide aims to help education policy leaders develop effective policy in support of good teaching and learning. It provides tools and resources that help policy leaders to: (1) Look back at the research on strategies and practices that have been proven to bring about results for the greatest number of students; (2) Look around in order to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Leadership Effectiveness
Bailey, Beeke – 1987
This paper provides curriculum makers with an overview of developmental theory and relates the theory to instructional strategies. The section on socioemotional development addresses Erikson's eight ages of man, Kohlberg's stages of moral development, motivation and Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Taylor's stage model of creative development, and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cognitive Development, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies
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Winn, Deanna D.; Mitchell, Judith P. – Reading Improvement, 1991
Explores procedures for improving the teaching of reading through the use of a direct instruction staff development model based on research that includes the application of five principles of effective staff development. Includes theory presentation, demonstration, guided practice, classroom practice, feedback, and coaching. (PRA)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Staff Development
Morris, Andrew – 2002
The purpose of this document is to encourage collaboration in research and development in postsecondary education through providing increased understanding of the diversity of contributions from professional educational researchers, teachers, librarians, and other school personnel. Emphasis is placed on the role of the educational practitioner, as…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Cooperative Planning, Developed Nations, Divergent Thinking
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Stahl, Norman A.; And Others – Journal of Developmental Education, 1992
Offers research/theory-based ideas for teaching reading; e.g., adopt a cognitive-based philosophy; use transfer-oriented models; use process-oriented assessment; reconceptualize vocabulary development; use and train students in research-validated learning strategies; promote strategy control/regulation; use high-utility strategies for immediate…
Descriptors: College Students, High Risk Students, Learning Strategies, Postsecondary Education
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McCardle, Peggy; Cooper, Judith A.; Houle, Gail R.; Karp, Naomi; Paul-Brown, Diane – Learning Disabilities: Research & Practice, 2001
This article suggests the following emergent and early literacy research priorities: new theoretical accounts of emergent and early literacy; incorporation of recently developed, innovative study designs; and considerations of the brain development in research design. Priorities are also listed for exploring predictor variables and for…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Performance Factors
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