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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

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • Handbook of Contemporary Learning Theories

    Edited by Robert R. Mowrer, Stephen B. Klein

    Mowrer and Klein have long been making contributions to the field of contemporary learning theories. Their first two-volume set included chapters authored by many of the leading researchers in the field of animal learning and focused primarily on Pavlovian theory and instrumental conditioning.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    The subject of accountability warrants thoughtful and dispassionate attention in today's educational environment. The accountability and school reform policies that are put in place today will have wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for all of the nation's learners. This volume stems from…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • The Causes of High and Low Reading Achievement

    By Ronald P. Carver

    This book describes all of the important factors that cause some students to have low reading achievement and others to have high reading achievement. It concentrates on the main factors that influence how much a student gains in reading achievement during a year of school, or a calendar year. An…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Knowledge and Interaction

    A Synthetic Agenda for the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Andrea A. diSessa, Mariana Levin, Nathaniel J.S. Brown

    Decades of research in the cognitive and learning sciences have led to a growing recognition of the incredibly multi-faceted nature of human knowing and learning. Up to now, this multifaceted nature has been visible mostly in distinct and often competing communities of researchers. From a purely…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • Children’s Play, Pretense, and Story

    Studies in Culture, Context, and ASD

    Edited by Susan Douglas, Lesley Stirling

    At the heart of this volume is the recognition that children’s engagement with play and story are intrinsically and intricately linked. The contributing authors share a passionate interest in the development and wellbeing of children, in particular through their use of imagination and adaptation of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 

  • Critical Issues in School-based Mental Health

    Evidence-based Research, Practice, and Interventions

    Edited by Melissa K. Holt, Amie E. Grills

    School-based mental health professionals intervene daily to address a variety of student mental health concerns. From challenges that arise in the educational context to those carried over from home, from managing daily care to handling emergent traumatic events, they must be prepared for an…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Positive Youth Development

    Edited by Jonathan F. Zaff, Elizabeth Pufall Jones, Alice E. Donlan, Sara Anderson

    While Comprehensive Community Initiatives (CCIs) provide promising avenues to support the positive development of all young people, research findings assessing the relation between CCIs and community-level child and youth outcomes have been mixed. Although there are exceptions, few evaluations on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Consultation

    Creating School-Based Interventions, 4th Edition

    By Don Dinkmeyer, Jr., Carlson Jon, Rebecca E. Michel

    The methods presented by Don Dinkmeyer, Jr., Jon Carlson, and Rebecca Michel in Consultation are based on the assumption that problems in the home and classroom result not only from the direct actions of disruptive students, but also from the expectations of teachers and parents. This newly…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • The Power of Interest for Motivation and Engagement

    By K Ann Renninger, Suzanne Hidi

    The Power of Interest for Motivation and Engagement describes the benefits of interest for people of all ages. Using case material as illustrations, the volume explains that interest can be supported to develop, and that the development of a person's interest is always motivating and results in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 

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