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.

Teaching English Language Learners in Inclusion Settings

Teaching English Language Learners in Inclusion Settings

Teaching English language learners in inclusion settings
KristiSanti and DavidFrancis

Kristi Santi and David Francis outline best practices and explain how these can also apply to children with learning disabilities.

Schools face a challenge. How can they improve outcomes for English language learners (ELLs) and those with disabilities while avoiding negative impacts for others? Although the needs of individual children may differ, it is possible to design curricula and deliver teaching in ways that are sensitive to diverse learning needs and are cost-effective. In this chapter we focus on ELLs, but many of the key principles can be extended to other learners with special educational needs.

Learning to Read and Struggling to Read

Learning to read in English is a vital first step ...

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