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Doubling Student Performance

Author : Allan R. Odden
ISBN : 9781452273358
Genre : Education
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Research-based strategies for turning around low-performing schools! This valuable text combines the latest research with a national study of diverse schools that dramatically increased student achievement by implementing key strategies and reallocating resources.

10 Strategies For Doubling Student Performance

Author : Allan R. Odden
ISBN : 9781412971478
Genre : Education
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Presents ten strategies to achieve measurable gains in student performance, including changing the curriculum, setting ambitious goals, and recruiting teachers in urban schools.

Handbook Of Research On Student Engagement

Author : Sandra L. Christenson
ISBN : 9781461420187
Genre : Psychology
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For more than two decades, the concept of student engagement has grown from simple attention in class to a construct comprised of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral components that embody and further develop motivation for learning. Similarly, the goals of student engagement have evolved from dropout prevention to improved outcomes for lifelong learning. This robust expansion has led to numerous lines of research across disciplines and are brought together clearly and comprehensively in the Handbook of Research on Student Engagement. The Handbook guides readers through the field’s rich history, sorts out its component constructs, and identifies knowledge gaps to be filled by future research. Grounding data in real-world learning situations, contributors analyze indicators and facilitators of student engagement, link engagement to motivation, and gauge the impact of family, peers, and teachers on engagement in elementary and secondary grades. Findings on the effectiveness of classroom interventions are discussed in detail. And because assessing engagement is still a relatively new endeavor, chapters on measurement methods and issues round out this important resource. Topical areas addressed in the Handbook include: Engagement across developmental stages. Self-efficacy in the engaged learner. Parental and social influences on engagement and achievement motivation. The engaging nature of teaching for competency development. The relationship between engagement and high-risk behavior in adolescents. Comparing methods for measuring student engagement. An essential guide to the expanding knowledge base, the Handbook of Research on Student Engagement serves as a valuable resource for researchers, scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in such varied fields as clinical child and school psychology, educational psychology, public health, teaching and teacher education, social work, and educational policy.

Innovation Leadership And Resource Utilization Practices In Three High Schools With Significant Learning Gains

Author : Joshua A. Emmett
ISBN : WISC:89103207072
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Does Money Matter

Author : Gary Burtless
ISBN : 0815707134
Genre : Education
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Many believe that American education can only be improved with a sizable infusion of new resources into the nation's schools. Others find little evidence that large increases in spending lead to improvements in educational performance. Do additional school resources actually make any difference? The evidence on this question offers a striking paradox. Many analysts have found that extra school resources play a negligible role in improving student achievement while children are in school. Yet many economists have gathered data showing that students who attend well-endowed schools grow up to enjoy better job market success than children whose education takes place in schools where resources are limited. For example, children who attend schools with a lower pupil-teacher ratio and a better educated teaching staff appear to earn higher wages as adults than children who attend poorer schools. This book, which grew out of a Brookings conference, brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to discuss the evidence on the link between school resources and educational and economic outcomes. In a lively exchange of views, they debate whether additional spending can improve the performance of the nation's schools. In addition to editor Gary Burtless, the contributors include Eric Hanushek, University of Rochester; James Heckman, University of Chicago; Julian Betts, University of California, San Diego; Richard Murnane, Harvard University; Larry Hedges, University of Chicago; and Christopher Jencks, Northwestern University. Dialogues on Public Policy

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722678
Genre : English literature
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Pisa Pisa 2009 Results Overcoming Social Background Equity In Learning Opportunities And Outcomes Volume Ii

Author : OECD
ISBN : 9789264091504
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This volume of PISA's 2009 results looks at how successful education systems moderate the impact of social background and immigrant status on student and school performance.

400 Quotable Quotes From The World S Leading Educators

Author : Frank Sennett
ISBN : 9781452235615
Genre : Education
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From Roland Barth to Harry Wong, this book showcases the world's leading educators—including their groundbreaking thoughts, inspirational quotes, and penetrating insights.

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437123080752
Genre : Law
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Public Papers Of The Presidents Of The United States

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