Teachers Know What Works

Author: Keen J. Babbage
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475801246
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book explains realistic, practical, genuine ways to improve schools. This book also examines ways not to improve schools including some of the common political, bureaucratic, top-down efforts. The book emphasizes that one significant factor in actions that actually improve education is that teacher input is sought and is applied. Teachers, based on their experiences, know what works in the classroom with and for students. Nothing else in education matters more.

Extreme Teaching

Author: Keen Babbage
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475812922
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Extreme Teaching is a practical, realistic, energetic, and optimistic book, filled with ideas, case studies, penetrating questions, intriguing answers, and many topics for the reader to analyze. This book provides intellectual resources for readers to create new ideas which will work for their specific needs, challenges, and opportunities.

Can Schools Survive

Author: Keen Babbage
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475808682
Format: PDF, Docs
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Can Schools Survive? raises essential questions about the current status of schools and about the future of schools. The book explores vital questions to answer and considers actions to take so schools can begin to thrive.

The Conscience of a Teacher

Author: Keen Babbage
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475814178
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is composed of many short essays which can be read separately; however, read together these commentaries form a compelling exploration of how and why teachers should obey laws, regulations, policies, and contractual obligations, yet should do much more.

How Students Learn

Author: Committee on How People Learn: A Targeted Report for Teachers
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309089506
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How Students Learn: Science in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness. Organized for utility, the book explores how the principles of learning can be applied in science at three levels: elementary, middle, and high school. Leading educators explain in detail how they developed successful curricula and teaching approaches, presenting strategies that serve as models for curriculum development and classroom instruction. Their recounting of personal teaching experiences lends strength and warmth to this volume. This book discusses how to build straightforward science experiments into true understanding of scientific principles. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.

The Teacher s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide

Author: Jack Singer
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1620874954
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Why do some teachers thrive under pressure while others quit? What kinds of skills can empower teachers to effectively deal with the challenges they face both in and out of school? The Teacher’s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide shows teachers how to build resilience and emotional strength to prevent stress and burnout as well as the negative emotions that may result. Rich with examples, easy-to-understand concepts, and simple behavioral tips, this book explains how stress affects your optimism and teaching effectiveness. In an easygoing and witty voice, Jack Singer, PhD, presents: • Action plans for mastering the different types of stress in your life • Success stories and experiences from teachers who have conquered stress • Strategies and examples based on cognitive and resiliency theories used by psychologists and counselors Don’t let the challenges of the job weigh you down! This blueprint for success can help you achieve personal and professional goals, tackle daily challenges, and reignite your passion for teaching.

How to Teach Now

Author: William Powell
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416612041
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn the five things every teacher can do to design and deliver effective instruction for the culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse 21st century classroom.

AAUSC 2012 Volume Issues in Language Program Direction Hybrid Language Teaching and Learning Exploring Theoretical Pedagogical and Curricular Issues

Author: Fernando Rubio
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285415248
Format: PDF, Docs
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Hybrid language teaching and learning, also referred to as blended learning, has become an increasingly popular model for the delivery of foreign language (FL) courses at the college level in the United States. HYBRID LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING: EXPLORING THEORETICAL, PEDAGOGICAL AND CURRICULAR ISSUES addresses a number of theoretical and applied topics related to hybrid/blended contexts. The volume is useful for readers unfamiliar with hybrid approaches, as several chapters highlight practical concerns and contain suggestions from authors who have experience implementing and maintaining college-level hybrid FL courses. In addition, the volume serves to disseminate empirical work that focuses on the linguistic outcomes of learners in hybrid FL learning contexts. Finally, the issue of open educational resources/open access is discussed in the context of hybrid FL courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistical Analysis for Education and Psychology Researchers

Author: Ian Peers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135717524
Format: PDF, ePub
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Basic statistical concepts such as probability, estimation and inference, and their role in research design and analysis are presented in this volume. The author demonstrates which statistical test to use in given circumstances and how to use it, drawing on data from psychology and education.; Written for those without a strong mathematical background, the book's examples can be worked using a pocket calculator. "Real life" data are analyzed using statistical software (SAS), output is interpreted, and a decision chart is presented which summarizes considerations when choosing a statistical test.