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Beyond the Cloud: Supporting the 6Cs with Educational Technology

This open textbook is written by members of a doctoral cohort at Concordia University in Irvine, CA. Our goal is to stress how technology can be used to help accelerate students’ learning in the 6Cs. Each chapter emphasizes the importance of each of the Cs and then lists ways technology can support developing learners’ skills […]

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Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress

Half the students in U.S. schools are experiencing or have experienced trauma, violence, or chronic stress. Much has been written about these students from a therapeutic perspective, especially regarding how to provide them with adequate counseling supports and services. Conversely, little has been written about teaching this population and doing so from a strengths-based perspective. […]

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Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science of Teaching

Effective Supervision shows school and district-level administrators how to set the priorities and support the practices that will help all teachers become expert teachers. The focus is on developing a collegial atmosphere in which teachers can freely share effective practices with each other, observe one another’s classrooms, and receive focused feedback on their teaching strategies. […]

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Encouraging Metacognition: Supporting Learners through Metacognitive Teaching Strategies (Educational Psychology)

Drawn from a combination of the current metacognitive research and the authors’ extensive educational backgrounds, this book is a compilation of essential metacognitive strategies to challenge students to «learn to think» and to «think to learn.» After first reviewing the concept of metacognition – its dimensions, distinctiveness, and importance as supported by the literature – […]

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