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  • Meeting the Challenges to Measurement in an Era of Accountability

    Edited by Henry Braun

    Under pressure and support from the federal government, states have increasingly turned to indicators based on student test scores to evaluate teachers and schools, as well as students themselves. The focus thus far has been on test scores in those subject areas where there is a sequence of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 

  • How Arts Education Makes a Difference

    Research examining successful classroom practice and pedagogy

    Edited by Josephine Fleming, Robyn Gibson, Michael Anderson

    This book presents ground-breaking research on the ways the Arts fosters motivation and engagement in both academic and non-academic domains. It reports on mixed method, international research that investigated how the Arts make a difference in the lives of young people. Drawing on the findings of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-19 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Over-Tested and Under-Prepared

    Using Competency Based Learning to Transform Our Schools

    By Bob Sornson

    The curriculum-driven instructional model has been the standard method of teaching for more than a century, but it is consistently failing to produce well-educated citizens and lifelong learners. Pressured by standardized testing and rigid pacing guidelines, teachers are forced to cover too much…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 

  • Making Sense of Teaching in Difficult Times

    Edited by Penny Jane Burke, Suellen Shay

    Thinking about teaching in educational terms has become increasingly difficult because of the conceptions of higher education that predominate in both policy and public debate. Framing the benefits of higher education simply as an economic good poses particular difficulties for making educational…

    Hardback – 2016-01-08 

  • Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    The work of Michel Foucault has become a major resource for educational researchers seeking to understand how education makes us what we are. In this book, a group of contributors explore how Foucault’s work is used in a variety of ways to explore the ‘hows’ and ‘whos’ of education policy – its…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • The Public Understanding of Assessment

    Edited by John Gardner

    Assessment of educational achievement, whether by traditional examinations or by teachers in schools, attracts considerable public interest, particularly when it is associated with ‘high stakes’ outcomes such as university entry or selection for employment. When the individual’s results do not…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Measuring and Visualizing Learning in the Information-Rich Classroom

    Edited by Peter Reimann, Susan Bull, Michael Kickmeier-Rust, Ravi Vatrapu, Barbara Wasson

    Integrated information systems are increasingly used in schools, and the advent of the technology-rich classroom facilitates and, often, requires a new degree of ongoing classroom assessment. Able to track web searches, resources use, task completion time and a variety of other classroom behaviors,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 

  • Team Teaching and Team Learning in the Language Classroom

    Collaboration for innovation in ELT

    Edited by Akira Tajino, Tim Stewart, David Dalsky

    This book reignites discussion on the importance of collaboration and innovation in language education. The pivotal difference highlighted in this volume is the concept of team learning through collaborative relationships such as team teaching. It explores ways in which team learning happens in ELT…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays and mock trials to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of historical or literary figures, they develop a greater understanding of characters’ identities and motivations, and are able to more deeply explore and reflect upon key issues and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 

  • Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

    Games and activities for ages 7-12

    By Lyn Dawes, John Foster

    Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Distance Teaching

    Connected Classrooms in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Alan Blackstock, Nathan Straight

    Synchronous technologies, particularly interactive video conferencing (IVC), are becoming common modes of teaching and delivering college courses. The increasing popularity of IVC in the U.S. and abroad calls for more pedagogically effective practices for instructors using this technology. This…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Using Outdoor Learning to Improve Behaviour for All

    Taking the Wellie Wednesday journey together

    By Sarah Rockliff, Pauline Chinnery

      Using Outdoor Learning to Improve Behaviour for All focuses on teachers, parents and carers working together and creating environments in the classroom, home and particularly outdoors where all children can experience positive feedback and develop good learning behaviours. It tells the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03 
    David Fulton Publishers

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