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Participatory Action Research for Educational Leadership: Using Data-Driven Decision Making to Improve Schools

Follow the author on Twitter! Alana James has a new twitter feed titled AR4Everything, which covers action research and reports on interesting facts. “Finally we have a data-driven text on participatory action research for educational leaders. Through thoughtful examples and guided instruction, this text makes the case that the complex issues of today and tomorrow […]

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Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Data-Driven Decision Making (Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology)

Connect data and instruction to improve practice Gathering data and using it to inform instruction is a requirement for many schools, yet educators are not necessarily formally trained in how to do it. This book helps bridge the gap between classroom practice and the principles of educational psychology. Teachers will find cutting-edge advances in research […]

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Vygotsky and Creativity: A Cultural-historical Approach to Play, Meaning Making, and the Arts (Educational Psychology)

This text presents a Vygotskian perspective on children’s and adults’ symbolic engagement in play, multi-modal meaning making, and the arts. Psychologists, artists, and educators present research and practice in a variety of learning environments through the lens of Vygotsky’s cultural historical theory. The connections between creative expression, learning, teaching, and development are situated in a […]

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A Great Venn Diagram Making Tool for Teachers

November 30, 2016Venn Diagram Maker is a good web tool from Lucidchart that allows you to easily create and share Venn diagrams. The process is very simple and no software download is required. Using an intuitive interface with drag and drop editor, you can easily get started creating your diagrams right away. For instance, ‘line […]

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5 Excellent Rubric Making Tools for Teachers

June 18, 2016Rubrics are scoring charts used to assess and evaluate a particular learning or teaching activity. As is explained in this guide, rubrics are helpful for both teachers and students: teachers can use them when designing lesson plans and grading assignments; students can use them to make sure they meet the learning expectations and […]

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