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A Good Teacher In Every Classroom

Author : Linda Darling-Hammond
ISBN : 0787974668
Genre : Education
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Presents suggestions for improving education in the United States, addressing issues such as knowledge of subject matter, how teachers develop and learn, and the recruitment and retention of new teachers.

Handbook Of Special Education

Author : James M. Kauffman
ISBN : 9781136869624
Genre : Education
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Special education is now an established part of public education in the United States—by law and by custom. However, it is still widely misunderstood and continues to be dogged by controversies related to such things as categorization, grouping, assessment, placement, funding, instruction, and a variety of legal issues. The purpose of this 13-part, 57-chapter handbook is to help profile and bring greater clarity to this sprawling and growing field. To ensure consistency across the volume, chapter authors review and integrate existing research, identify strengths and weaknesses, note gaps in the literature, and discuss implications for practice and future research. Key features include: Comprehensive Coverage—Fifty-seven chapters cover all aspects of special education in the United States including cultural and international comparisons. Issues & Trends—In addition to synthesizing empirical findings and providing a critical analysis of the status and direction of current research, chapter authors discuss issues related to practice and reflect on trends in thinking. Categorical Chapters—In order to provide a comprehensive and comparative treatment of the twelve categorical chapters in section IV, chapter authors were asked to follow a consistent outline: Definition, Causal Factors, Identification, Behavioral Characteristics, Assessment, Educational Programming, and Trends and Issues. Expertise—Edited by two of the most accomplished scholars in special education, chapter authors include a carefully chosen mixture of established and rising young stars in the field. This book is an appropriate reference volume for anyone (researchers, scholars, graduate students, practitioners, policy makers, and parents) interested in the state of special education today: its research base, current issues and practices, and future trends. It is also appropriate as a textbook for graduate level courses in special education.

Preparing Effective Special Education Teachers

Author : Nancy Mamlin
ISBN : 9781462503094
Genre : Education
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What tools are in the toolkit of an excellent special educator, and how can teacher preparation programs provide these tools in the most efficient, effective way possible? This practical, clearly written book is grounded in current research and policy as well as the author's extensive experience as a teacher educator. It identifies what special education teachers need to know to work competently with students with a wide variety of learning challenges and disabilities. Chapters present specific guidelines for helping teacher candidates build critical skills for instruction and assessment, get the most out of field placements, and collaborate successfully with other school personnel and with parents.

Historical Perspectives On Teacher Preparation In Aotearoa New Zealand

Author : Tanya Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9781787546394
Genre : Education
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This book documents and critiques the historical origins and historiography of schooling and teacher preparation in New Zealand. The country has a unique educational history, as the overview of the history and development of schools for the nation's children, both Pakeha (European) and Maori, will highlight.

Bringing Schools Into The 21st Century

Author : Guofang Wan
ISBN : 940070268X
Genre : Education
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Shift happens: Emerging technologies and globalization have resulted in political, social and cultural changes. These changes have a profound impact on all aspects of human life, including education. Yet while society has changed and continues to change, schools are slow to keep up. This book explores issues related to transforming and modernizing our educational systems, including the impact of societal shifts on education, the efforts at various levels to bring schools into the 21st century, the identification of 21st century skills, the reformation of the curriculum, the creation of alternative models of schooling, the innovative use of technology in education, and many others. It addresses questions like the following: Should schools systems adapt to better meet the needs of tomorrow’s world and how should this be accomplished? How can society better prepare students for a changing and challenging modern world? What skills do students need to lead successful lives and become productive citizens in the 21st century? How can educators create learning environments that are relevant and meaningful for digital natives? How can the school curriculum be made more rigorous to meet the needs of the 21st century? This book encourages readers to transcend the limits of their own educational experience, to think beyond familiar notions of schooling, instruction and curriculum, to consider how to best structure learning so that it will benefit future generations. It encourages a deeper analysis of the existing education system and offers practical insights into future directions focused on preparing students with 21st century skills.

Engaging Every Learner

Author : Alan M. Blankstein
ISBN : 9781452284781
Genre : Education
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Join today's most insightful thinkers as they explore the heart, mind, and soul of educational leadership! This concise volume offers educational leaders key concepts and strategies for framing discussions about closing the equity gap and ensuring high achievement for all learners. As the first volume in The Soul of Educational Leadership series, this unique collection presents: Contributions from Pedro Noguera, Thomas Guskey, Richard Farson, Alan Boyle, Antoinette Mitchell, Stephen G. Peters, Randall & Delores Lindsey, Karen Pittman & Merita Irby, and Alan M. Blankstein Thought-provoking ideas applicable to all schools, districts, and learning communities A complete index for browsing and referencing across topics

The New Teacher S Guide To Success

Author : Mattew Haldeman
ISBN : 1425803199
Genre : Education
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Be well prepared to achieve success in your first few years of teaching! This resource guide is perfect for all grades and contains a wealth of useful ideas and strategies plus decision checklists and planning guides. Presented in an easy-to-use format, you'll find answers to questions about classroom management, homework, communicating with parents, and more! 104pp.

Reference And Reporting Guide For Preparing State And Institutional Reports On The Quality Of Teacher Preparation Title Ii Higher Education Act

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ISBN : 9781428962170
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Powerful Teacher Education

Author : Linda Darling-Hammond
ISBN : 0787972738
Genre : Education
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Looks at the strategies of seven successful teacher education programs, providing information on their policies, organizational features, and resources.

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ISBN : UCSC:32106018456209
Genre : Activity programs in education
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