The writer goes into great detail concerning the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of various teaching methods.
Approximately 20 sources are listed in bibliography.
In an argument against any ideological foundation for the canon, the writer proves that the canon only has aesthetic meaning for academicians. Most recently, inclusive, multi-age classrooms and non-graded schools embody the philosophy that all children can learn--at their own pace and in their own way, with the help and example of peers of all ages. : A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the major points of Warren Bennis' book, On Becoming a Leader, and considers their application for teaching as a form of leadership. : A 6 page research paper that discusses the causes of burnout, including organizational structure and student behavior.
Studies have consistently identified discipline problems, overwhelming paperwork and lack of supportive environments as causes of the stress leading to burnout. Among other equally important reasons, teacher burnout is a major component in the downfall of the American educational system.
One specific strategy is explored in depth: POSSE which can be used on top of the existing curriculum, including whole language. : A 15 research study paper that provides an overview of the current literature regarding reading comprehension, teaching techniques and outcomes, and proposes a study of 4th grade students to support the findings. Examples of goals for teachers to pursue are provided as are techniques, and recommended readings. : An 8 page research paper on the integration of language and literacy in the science classroom.
The writer gives background into the educational approach, as well as providing a wide range of activities currently being used by teachers. : A 5 page research paper which contains background information on the subject of literacy/illiteracy.The Los Angeles Unified School District, which educates about 64,500 students with disabilities, will regain full control over programs that serve their special needs, after decades of costly court-ordered outside supervision, officials announced this week.Organized under the Special Olympics umbrella, the Unified Champion Schools program promotes meaningful connections between students with and without intellectual disabilities, using sports as a catalyst.This comprehensive research paper examines principles, techniques, and teaching issues concerning the implementation of positive discipline.Several relevant instructional programs are explained as are the productive outcomes of the typical positive discipline approach.The implementation of learning centers, freedom to experiment, sentence collecting, and reading workshops are among the many techniques presented for transforming language arts teachers into highly effective instructors. : A short 4 page review of literature discussing ways for teachers to increase early childhood literacy.Included in the discussion are such techniques as : read-alouds, teaching Braille and sign language to all students, and more.COMMENTARY The Haunting Reality of Discrimination in School Discipline Discrimination based on race and disability demands our attention—and action, writes Catherine E. Special Education: Practice & Pitfalls Educators and parents use a range of promising tools as they work to serve the needs of the nation’s 6 million students with disabilities amid continuing challenges. Next Steps: Life After Special Education While the nation's graduation rate has hit another historic high, prospects are more mixed for children and youths with disabilities, according to Diplomas Count 2015. Response to Intervention 2.0This special report on RTI—Education Week’s second such report—explores the challenges facing educators as they adopt RTI for new uses, scale it up to more schools and districts, and use it to improve learning for all students.Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Response to Intervention?