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.

First Step to Success for Preschool Children

First Step to Success for Preschool Children

First step to success for preschool children
EdwardFeil, AndyFrey, and AnnemiekeGolly

Edward Feil, Andy Frey, and Annemieke Golly explain how a collaborative home and school intervention program can be adapted to help young children already at risk of school failure.

The number of children displaying challenging behaviors in preschools has increased in ways that severely stress the management skills of their teachers. This has emerged as a national problem that is found widely in preschools across the United States and United Kingdom.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight an evidence-based practice—the preschool version of First Step to Success (FS)—for young children at risk of school failure due to early signs of challenging behavior. To date, this preschool version has been ...

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