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Expecting Excellence In Urban Schools

Author : Jelani Jabari
ISBN : 9781452257808
Genre : Education
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Explore a seven step process for emotionally, intellectually, and behaviorally engaging students with a wealth of strategies, techniques, and tools which create an engaging educational experience.

Shouting Won T Grow Dendrites

Author : Marcia L. Tate
ISBN : 9781483376295
Genre : Education
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Dispel discipline problems with new classroom management techniques! Behavioral problems often occur when students are bored or unmotivated. This newly revised edition from education expert, Marcia L. Tate, helps you detour students around misbehavior. Tate provides updated research, new vignettes, the latest classroom management, and Common Core-aligned techniques that will help: • Establish a relationship with students that supports deep learning • Deliver brain-compatible lessons • Work with students who have attention deficit disorder and chronic behavior problems • Promote student concentration and memory with classroom arrangement, light, color, and music Implement the crucial elements for lasting motivation and engagement with this essential guide!

Urban Teaching In America

Author : Andrea J. Stairs
ISBN : 9781544350134
Genre : Education
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Urban Teaching in America: Theory, Research, and Practice in K-12 Classrooms is a brief yet comprehensive overview of urban teaching. Undergraduate and graduate students who are new to the urban context will develop a deeper understanding of the urban teaching environment and the challenges and opportunities they can expect to face while teaching in it. The authors have combined the work of urban education theorists, researchers, and practitioners to demonstrate that urban students bring many resources to their learning environment and can often serve as educators to the teachers themselves. Readers will feel prepared to challenge, rather than maintain, the status quo after reading this book.

Trusting Teachers With School Success

Author : Kim Farris-Berg
ISBN : 9781610485104
Genre : Education
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Examining the experiences of teachers who are already trusted to call the shots, this book answers: What would teachers do if they had the autonomy not just to make classroom decisions, but to collectively—with their colleagues—make the decisions influencing whole school success? Decisions such as school curriculum, how to allocate the school budget, and who to hire.

Closing The Achievement Gap

Author : Belinda Williams
ISBN : 9780871202734
Genre : Academic achievement
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Chapters in this book, based on the efforts of the Urban Education National Network Task Force, define the nature of obstacles to the academic performance of urban students and identify, validate, and disseminate a knowledge base of theory and practice to inform decision making about urban schools. The chapters are: (1) "The Nature of the Achievement Gap: The Call for a Vision To Guide Change" (Belinda Williams); (2) "Bridging the Achievement Gap in Urban Schools: Reducing Educational Segregation and Advancing Resilience-Promoting Strategies" (Margaret C. Wang and John A. Kovach); (3) "Cultural Values in Learning and Education" (Patricia Marks Greenfield, Catherine Raeff, and Blanca Quiroz); (4) "Educating Teachers To Close the Achievement Gap: Issues of Pedagogy, Knowledge, and Teacher Preparation" (Kenneth M. Zeichner); (5) "Closing the Achievement Gap: Opportunity To Learn, Standards, and Assessment" (Floraline Ingram Stevens); (6) "Fostering Resiliency in Urban Schools" (Bonnie Benard); (7) "Teacher Engagement and Real Reform in Urban Schools" (Karen Seashore Louis and BetsAnn Smith); and (8) "A Social Vision for Urban Education: Focused, Comprehensive, and Integrated Change" (Belinda Williams). An appendix lists the Regional Educational Laboratories. Most chapters contain references. (Contains one figure.) (SLD)

Driven By Data

Author : Paul Bambrick-Santoyo
ISBN : 9780470548745
Genre : Education
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Offers a practical guide for improving schools dramatically that will enable all students from all backgrounds to achieve at high levels. Includes assessment forms, an index, and a DVD.

Child Friendly Schools Manual

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ISBN : 9789280643763
Genre : Business & Economics
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This Child-Friendly Schools (CFS) Manual was developed during three-and-a-half years of continuous work, involving the United Nations Children's Fund education staff and specialists from partner agencies working on quality education. It benefits from fieldwork in 155 countries and territories, evaluations carried out by the Regional Offices and desk reviews conducted by headquarters in New York. The manual is a part of a total resource package that includes an e-learning package for capacity-building in the use of CFS models and a collection of field case studies to illustrate the state of the art in child-friendly schools in a variety of settings.

Teach Like A Champion 2 0

Author : Doug Lemov
ISBN : 9781118901854
Genre : Education
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One of the most influential teaching guides ever—updated! Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. Over 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this book turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to inspiring student engagement, you will be able to perfect your teaching practice right away. The first edition of Teach Like a Champion influenced thousands of educators because author Doug Lemov's teaching strategies are simple and powerful. Now, updated techniques and tools make it even easier to put students on the path to college readiness. Here are just a few of the brand new resources available in the 2.0 edition: Over 70 new video clips of real teachers modeling the techniques in the classroom A selection of never before seen techniques inspired by top teachers around the world Brand new structure emphasizing the most important techniques and step by step teaching guidelines Updated content reflecting the latest best practices from outstanding educators With the sample lesson plans, videos, and teachlikeachampion.com online community, you will be teaching like a champion in no time. The classroom techniques you'll learn in this book can be adapted to suit any context. Find out why Teach Like a Champion is a "teaching Bible" for so many educators worldwide.

Effort And Excellence In Urban Classrooms

Author : H. Dickson Corbett
ISBN : 0807742163
Genre : Education
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Shows how students in urban schools begin to perform better when educators' and parents' expectations grow, by providing research from similar scenarios and instructions for what needs to be done to achieve this goal.

What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners

Author : Donna Walker Tileston
ISBN : 9781412971751
Genre : Education
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This updated edition presents critical information about teaching diverse learners, including brain-compatible teaching strategies, six signs of bias to avoid, how culture affects learning styles, and more.

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