Evidence-based best practices that improve classroom environments and assessment techniques!

If your goal is a smoother-running, participatory classroom and improved student achievement, you'll find essential best practices in this new resource, edited by a renowned education scholar, Robert Slavin.

Dr. Robert Slavin, Professor and Chairman of the Success for All Foundation, has gathered insights and findings from 26 leading education researchers, presented in succinct chapters focused on key aspects of teaching and classroom management practice. Readers will find: Strategies for assessment that address formative approaches, differentiated classrooms, the role of feedback in the assessment process, adaptation for the Common Core, and more; Proven techniques for classroom management, including immediate, positive steps that teachers can take; User-friendly content supported by quick-read charts and graphs

Drawing from the leading international experts in the field of teaching and originally published in the journal Better: Evidence-Based Education, this is a valuable new resource for education leaders at all levels.

From Tourists to Citizens

From tourists to citizens
H. JeromeFreiberg

H. Jerome Freiberg describes Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline (CMCD), an approach rooted in person-centered psychology.

The educational landscape is in disequilibrium. Society has become more complex, and this complexity is reflected in the microsocieties of schools and classrooms. Historically, young people have been sustained and nurtured by five pillars of support: family, community, culture, religion, and school. Four of these five pillars are in flux in a changing society. Schools, the fifth pillar, are expected to carry an ever-increasing social-emotional and academic load. Schools are also in transformation, becoming more bureaucratic and rule-based. Subsequently, parent-school and community relationships are more formalized, with students and parents becoming educational tourists who are just passing through rather than engaged citizens. ...

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