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Transforming School Climate Through Innovative Solutions

by Collaborative Learning Solutions & Christine Fonseca

<p>Students and educators face increasingly difficult school environments. Issues related to bullying, anxiety, poor morale and low motivation have all created barriers to student achievement and success. In response, many districts have ...

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Trauma-Sensitive Schools

Learning Communities Transforming Children's Lives, K5

by Susan Craig

<p>Growing evidence supports the important relationship between trauma and academic failure. Along with the failure of “zero tolerance” policies to resolve issues of school safety and a new understanding of children’s disruptive behavior, ...

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Trauma-Sensitive Schools for the Adolescent Years

Promoting Resiliency and Healing, Grades 612

by Susan E. Craig

<p>In this follow-up to her bestseller, <em>Trauma-Sensitive Schools,</em> Susan Craig provides secondary school teachers and administrators with a trauma-sensitive approach to instruction that will improve students&#8217; achievement. The text ...

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Treatment of Perinatal Mood Disorders

by Nan Nelson

<p>In medical school, we were taught First, Do No Harm. While studying in obstetrics, we were basically told, Do not interfere with the natural process of pregnancy and delivery so that nature could run its course. Let the obstetrician add ...

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U.S. Immigration and Education

Cultural and Policy Issues Across the Lifespan

by Elena L. Grigorenko, PhD

<p>This handbook helps readers to both understand and craft policies to aid the successful acculturation of immigrants in the US. It is an excellent road map for researchers in immigration and education, as well as educational and developmental ...

ISBN: 9780826111081

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Understanding Children

An Introduction to Psychology for African Teachers

by J.S. Lawes & C.T. Eddy

<p>Originally published in 1966, the two authors combined skill in their subject with experience of teaching it to students in Africa and elsewhere. Their aim was threefold. First and most important to emphasise to teachers in training how ...

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Understanding Neoliberal Rule in Higher Education

Educational Fronts for Local and Global Justice

by Mark Abendroth & Brad J. Porfilio

<p>The word fundamentalism usually conjures up images of religions and their most zealous followers. Much less often the word appears in connection with political economy. The phrase “free market” gives the connotation that capitalism is ...

ISBN: 9781681231273

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Understanding Neoliberal Rule in K12 Schools

Educational Fronts for Local and Global Justice

by Mark Abendroth & Brad J. Porfilio

<p>The word fundamentalism usually conjures up images of religions and their most zealous followers. Much less often the word appears in connection with political economy. The phrase “free market” gives the connotation that capitalism is ...

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Understanding School Transition

What happens to children and how to help them

by Jennifer Symonds

<p>School transition is a life changing event for children - they are rarely faced with such a powerful set of personal and social changes. These underpin the immediate and longer term wellbeing of children, peer groups, teachers and schools. ...

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Unlimited Memory

by Jack Oliver

<p><strong>You need to be patient, to go the way of healing with maximum efficiency.</strong></p> <p>This book is meant for many and can serve as a great revelation for someone passing through difficult times. It has questions that seek to find

ISBN: 9781386730354

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Unlocking Student Talent

The New Science of Developing Expertise

by Robin J. Fogarty, Gene M. Kerns & Brian M. Pete

<p>How do we truly help students achieve their fullest potential? What are the roles of motivation, deliberate practice, and coaching in developing talent and abilities in students? This hands-on guide examines each of these elements in detail ...

ISBN: 9780807776674

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Use of Representations in Reasoning and Problem Solving: Analysis and Improvement

by Verschaffel, Lieven

<P>Within an increasingly multimedia focused society, the use of external representations in learning, teaching and communication has increased dramatically. Whether in the classroom, university or workplace, there is a growing requirement to ...

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Using Cognitive Methods in the Classroom

by Adrian F. Ashman & Robert N.F. Conway

<p>How can teachers provide the best learning experiences for students with varying skills and abilities?</p> <p>Teachers have many common needs. Most work in a situation of high demands and expectations, but against a background that reflects ...

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Using Feedback to Improve Learning

by Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo & Susan M. Brookhart

<p>Despite feedback‘s demonstratively positive effects on student performance, research on the specific components of successful feedback practice is in short supply. In <em>Using Feedback to Improve Learning</em>, Ruiz-Primo and Brookhart offer

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Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

by Heidi L. Andrade & Margaret Heritage

<p>There is convincing evidence that carefully applied classroom assessments can promote student learning and academic self-regulation. These assessments include, but are not limited to, conversations with students, diagnostic test items, and ...

ISBN: 9781317227250

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Using Self-Assessment to Improve Student Learning

by Lois Ruth Harris & Gavin T.L. Brown

<p><em>Using Self-Assessment to Improve Student Learning</em> synthesizes research on self-assessment and translates it into actionable guidelines and principles for pre-service and in-service teachers and for school leaders, teacher educators, ...

ISBN: 9781351036962

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Using Students’ Assessment Mistakes and Learning Deficits to Enhance Motivation and Learning

by James H. McMillan

<p>Being wrong is an integral part of the assessment process, and understanding how to learn from those mistakes, errors, and misconceptions helps educators and students get the most from their learning experience. In this practical volume, ...

ISBN: 9781317308409

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Visible Learning Day by Day

Hands-On Teaching Tools Proven to Increase Student Achievement

by Dr. Felicia Durden Ed.D.

<p>The original Visible Learning research assimilated data from over 800 studies and is a popular strategy with teachers and school districts</p> <p>The first book published on the topic has sold 84,000 copies on Bookscan</p> <p>Author is a ...

ISBN: 9781612437767

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Ways of Learning

Learning Theories for the Classroom

by Alan Pritchard

<p>While most teachers are skilled in providing opportunities for the progression of children’s learning, it is sometimes without fully understanding the theory behind it. With greater insight into what is currently known about the processes of ...

ISBN: 9781315460598

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Wellbeing in Higher Education

Cultivating a Healthy Lifestyle Among Faculty and Students

by Marcus A. Henning, Christian U. Krägeloh, Rachel Dryer & others

<p>Academic staff and students within higher education settings are confronted by a learning environment that is academically stimulating, informative, career-focused and socially rich, which can be intensely competitive and highly charged. ...

ISBN: 9781317280293

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