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Wilson, Carolyn H.; Weston, Matthew Stephen – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this research is to share strategies and techniques used by highly qualified educators and experts in the field of education and instruction. Differentiated instruction is one of the most common terms used in education. It is also the key to teaching students with multiple or a wide range of disabilities. Quality classroom…
Descriptors: Expertise, Educational Strategies, Multiple Disabilities, Schools
Ochonogor, Chukunoye Enunuwe – Online Submission, 2011
There is a huge challenge of high failure rate in physical science across the world and South Africa, in particular at the high school level in recent times. This is in spite of the fact that both the educators and learners go to schools almost on daily basis perhaps doing the same thing in the same way and manner and achieving the same level or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Control Groups, Intervention, Learning Strategies
Blackford, Susan Carol – Online Submission, 2010
This qualitative study focused on student knowledge and perceptions of the resource room in a private school. Students on an IEP [Individualized Education Plan] or eligible for an IEP and that had attended the resource room were interviewed on the five constructs: knowledge, perceptions, benefits, limitations, and suggestions for improvement.…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Student Attitudes, Resource Room Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
Ober, Derek Logan – Online Submission, 2013
This research addresses lack of student teaching preparation. There is strong evidence that beginning teachers are not trained to adequately teach students due to their lack of preparation/content knowledge. The purpose of this study is to examine the experience of beginning teachers to try to understand why student teachers are not prepared for…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Student Teaching, Teaching Experience
Gaofeng, Ruan; Yeyu, Lin – Online Submission, 2007
Peer coaching, or peer assisting, was established in 1970s by Joyce and Showers. Initially used in teachers' professional development, it refers to a process that two or more teacher peers evaluate current practice mutually; expand skills, extract and build new skills; share ideas, and review & solve problems of classroom teaching in a way of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Internet, Peer Teaching
Stoneberg, Bert D. – Online Submission, 2006
This paper discusses a Standard & Poor's analysis of state performance on the 2005 and 2003 NAEP reading and mathematics tests that took account of the demographic differences among the states. The study was presented at the NAEP State Service Center Winter Workshop in January, 2006. Standard & Poor's is commended for recognizing that NAEP…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Student Characteristics, Demography, Reading Tests
Ikegulu, T. Nelson – Online Submission, 2004
Background: The overall goal of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 is to close, by the end of the 2013-2014 academic year, "the achievement gap between high- and low- performing students, especially the achievement gap between minority and non-minority students and, between disadvantaged children and their more advantaged peers"…
Descriptors: High Schools, Ethnicity, Middle Schools, Equal Education