Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. (2020). Approaches. Author. Social emotional learning is having an important impact on not only what is taught in schools, but on how teaching and learning happens. This page on CASEL’s website introduces the four approaches to social emotional learning. There is a wealth of other resources available for teachers and leaders on this site.
Grant, M. C. (2018). IDEA and inclusive education: Issues, implications, and practices. In P. L. Epler (Ed.), Instructional strategies in general education and putting the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) into practice (pp. 1-38). IGI Global. This chapter includes a graphic showing how the regular education classroom has changed since the 1990s. The history of IDEA and recent policies are explained, and the debate about inclusion is discussed.
Dobber, M., Zwart, R., Tanis, M., & van Oers, B. (2017). Literature review: The role of the teacher in inquiry-based education. Educational Research Review, 22, 194–214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2017.09.002 This literature review of inquiry-based teaching and learning offers insights into how to implement this approach in the classroom and the challenges some teachers experience.
Burch, P., & Sparangis, T. (2018, January 1). Patricia Burch and Themistocles Sparangis discuss the importance of education technology as a tool for improvement in the K-12 ed tech space [Video file]. Sage Publications. Technology in education is discussed in this 30-minute conversation. 21st-century learning, student engagement and motivation, and assistive technology are among the topics discussed.
Mkrttchian, V. (2018). Project-based learning for students with intellectual disabilities. In P. L. Epler (Ed.), Instructional strategies in general education and putting the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) into practice (pp. 196-221). IGI Global. This chapter explains how PBL can be an effective method for teaching children with intellectual disabilities.
Buck Institute for Education. (n.d.). What is PBL? PBL Works. This website offers a lot of useful resources for educators interested in PBL. After reading “What is project-based learning,” click on “Why PBL” and read about the benefits for students and schools.