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What Does This Look Like In The Classroom Bridging The Gap Between Research And Practice

Author : Robin Macpherson
ISBN : 1943920710
Genre : Education
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"More research-based teaching" is the cure-all answer so many people give when asked how we can most effectively improve education today. Every year thousands of research papers are published, some of which contradict each other. Schools that adopt and drop new reforms with every new research fad find themselves wasting resources and burning out. How can school leaders discern which trends are essential to school improvement? How can busy educators know which research is worth investing time in? What does the research look like in a real classroom, practiced by a real teacher? In this thorough, enlightening, and comprehensive book, Carl Hendrick and Robin Macpherson ask 18 of today's leading educational thinkers to distill the most up-to-date research into effective classroom practice in 10 of the most important areas of teaching. Brought to an American audience for the first time, it's an indispensable primer for every teacher and school leader who wants to practice what good research says really works. Contributors: Contributors Assessment, Grading and Feedback: Dylan Wiliam & Daisy Christodoulou Behavior: Tom Bennett & Jill Berry; Classroom Talk and Questioning: Martin Robinson & Doug Lemov Learning Myths: David Didau & Pedro de Bruyckere Motivation: Nick Rose & Lucy Crehan Psychology and Memory: Paul Kirschner & Yana Weinstein Special Educational Needs: Jarlath O Brien & Maggie Snowling Technology: Jose Picardo & Neelam Parmar Reading and Literacy: Alex Quigley & Dianne Murphy
Category: Education

Helping Students Make Sense Of The World Using Next Generation Science And Engineering Practices

Author : Christina V. Schwarz
ISBN : 9781941316955
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.56 MB
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When it’s time for a game change, you need a guide to the new rules. Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices provides a play-by-play understanding of the practices strand of A Framework for K–12 Science Education (Framework) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Written in clear, nontechnical language, this book provides a wealth of real-world examples to show you what’s different about practice-centered teaching and learning at all grade levels. The book addresses three important questions: 1. How will engaging students in science and engineering practices help improve science education? 2. What do the eight practices look like in the classroom? 3. How can educators engage students in practices to bring the NGSS to life? Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices was developed for K–12 science teachers, curriculum developers, teacher educators, and administrators. Many of its authors contributed to the Framework’s initial vision and tested their ideas in actual science classrooms. If you want a fresh game plan to help students work together to generate and revise knowledge—not just receive and repeat information—this book is for you.
Category: Education

Digital Technology In Physical Education

Author : Jeroen Koekoek
ISBN : 9781351336963
Genre : Education
File Size : 27.2 MB
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The rapid development of digital technologies has opened up new possibilities for how Physical Education is taught. This book offers a comprehensive, practice-oriented and critical exploration of the actual and potential applications of digital technologies in PE. It considers the opportunities that are offered by new technologies and how they may be best implemented to enhance the learning process. Including contributions from the US, UK, Europe, Canada and New Zealand, this international collection reflects on how digital innovations are shaping PE pedagogy in theory and practice across the globe. Its chapters identify core pedagogical principles – rather than simply discussing passing digital fads – and offer practical narratives, case studies and reflections on how PE practitioners can introduce technology into teaching and learning through the use of social media, video gaming, virtual reality simulation, iPads and Wiki platforms. Digital Technology in Physical Education: Global Perspectives is a valuable resource for students, researchers and practitioners of PE looking to integrate digital technology into their work in a way that does justice to the complexity of teaching and learning.
Category: Education

Children Learning Outside The Classroom

Author : Susan Waite
ISBN : 9780857020482
Genre : Education
File Size : 27.93 MB
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This book explores why learning beyond the classroom is important for children, and offers practical examples of how to improve outdoor learning experiences for all children. In the face of the increasing restriction of children’s outdoor experiences, it will help the reader rise to the challenge of finding creative opportunities for working across the curriculum through outdoor activities. Each chapter has case studies, thoughts on theory, points for practice and summaries to help readers digest the most important information.
Category: Education

Teaching For Educational Equity

Author : Jane A. Beese
ISBN : 9781475821925
Genre : Education
File Size : 60.67 MB
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Teachers and school leaders are confronted by various issues pertaining to social justice every day. This volume will help school leaders to handle these issues ethically.
Category: Education

The Student Centered Classroom

Author : Eli Johnson
ISBN : 9781317919483
Genre : Education
File Size : 22.94 MB
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What does a student-centered social studies classroom really look like? Renowned educator Bil Johnson reveals how to teach social studies so that your students become engaged, active, and responsible learners. This book demonstrates how student-centered strategies can be applied in your classroom. It shows you how to make students’ work the focus of what occurs in your classroom, prepare lesson plans based on what students should know and be able to do, and create a classroom environment revolving around rigorous and creative student activity. Also included are classroom examples of socratic seminars and other forms of group work such as simulations and role playing, performances and exhibitions, projects and portfolios, and other demonstrations of student learning.
Category: Education

Primary English For Trainee Teachers

Author : David Waugh
ISBN : 9781526413710
Genre : Education
File Size : 64.88 MB
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Covering all areas of the new National Curriculum for primary English and offering insight into effective teaching, this text will help students connect what they need to teach to how it can be taught.
Category: Education

Explicit Direct Instruction Edi

Author : John R. Hollingsworth
ISBN : 9781506388830
Genre : Education
File Size : 50.98 MB
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A proven approach to better teaching and learning. Hollingsworth and Ybarra have refined and extended their highly successful methods in the second edition of this invaluable bestseller. EDI helps teachers deliver well-designed lessons that significantly improve achievement for all learners. Written in an easy-to-read style, this updated resource provides teachers with fine-tuned strategies and samples that illustrate what EDI techniques look like in inclusive and diverse classrooms. Readers will find: • Strategies for student engagement • Expanded feedback strategies • Clear alignment to standards • A new strategy for skill development and guided practice • Expanded information about differentiation and scaffolding • An online bank of more than 1000 lessons
Category: Education

Dark Tales Twisted Memories

Author : Seamus Coffey
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This collection of short stories and flash fiction are written as first-hand accounts of odd, disturbing and frightening situations. Each story is a glimpse into the darker side of human thought and experience. Proceed with caution.
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