NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 56 results Save | Export
Herrmann-Abell, Cari F.; DeBoer, George E. – Grantee Submission, 2018
This study tests a hypothesized learning progression for the concept of energy. It looks at 14 specific ideas under the categories of (i) Energy Forms and Transformations; (ii) Energy Transfer; (iii) Energy Dissipation and Degradation; and (iv) Energy Conservation. It then examines students' growth of understanding within each of these ideas at…
Descriptors: Energy, Science Instruction, Concept Formation, Energy Conservation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Tuttle, Malti; Yordy, Morgan; Appling, Brandee; Hanley, Erika – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
School counselors and school nurses strive to support the well-being of students in K-12 school settings. Both professionals often overlap and interact with the same students prompting the need for effective collaboration. The purpose of this article is to introduce a collaboration model to assist school counselors and school nurses in forming a…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Counselors, School Nurses, Well Being
Hill, Paul T. – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2009
Ohio Governor Ted Strickland's education plan calls for modernizing Ohio's K-12 education system, including the state's school-funding system, but the plan's so-called "evidence-based" approach would actually scuttle any modernizing efforts, argues this study issued by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The governor's funding plan, says…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Finance, Instructional Effectiveness, Resource Allocation
Donovan, William; Wurman, Ze'ev – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2019
This paper looks at the popularity of after-school mathematics by focusing on the Kumon and Russian School of Mathematics models. In 1954, Toru Kumon, a high school math teacher in Japan, designed a series of math worksheets to help improve the test scores of his son Takeshi, a second grader. Toru's goal was to teach Takeshi how to learn…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, After School Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bozak, Ahmet – World Journal of Education, 2018
The aim of the study is to determine the views of school managers' towards peer observation as an alternative teacher professional development and complementary supervision model. The study was conducted through a mix research model which combines quantitative and qualitative methods based on convergent parallel design. 121 school managers…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Faculty Development, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Evaluation
Miles, Karen Hawley – Education Resource Strategies, 2019
With the hopeful prospect of new money before them and the continued pressure to stretch every dollar, school districts face a choice: do more of the same, or seize this moment of change to re-envision schooling to better meet student needs. This means thinking strategically about the resources school systems have and ensuring new funds go toward…
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Educational Finance, School Restructuring, Teacher Salaries
Patrick, Susan; Worthen, Maria; Frost, Dale; Gentz, Susan – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2016
Students, teachers, and school leaders are seeking flexibility and supports to enable powerful, personalized learning experiences both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. In personalized learning, instruction is tailored to each student's strengths, needs, and interests--including enabling student voice and choice in what, how, when,…
Descriptors: State Policy, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Instruction
America's Promise Alliance, 2015
This report analyzes case studies of "more and better learning time" efforts around the country. With support from the Ford Foundation, America's Promise Alliance looked in Grand Rapids, MI; Louisville, KY; Memphis, TN; and Rochester, NY to see how time spent out of the classroom improved outcomes for students in low-income neighborhoods…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Low Income Groups, Low Achievement, Program Effectiveness
Nelson, Rhett – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2018
In 2009 the Washington State Legislature created an accountability system for online learning (SSB 5410, RCW 28A.250.005). The Legislature directed the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) to develop an online provider approval system and report annually on the state of online learning in Washington (RCW 28A.250.040). The…
Descriptors: Accountability, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Barrett, Sharon Kebschull; Arnett, Thomas – Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, 2018
Research demonstrates that student-centered teaching strategies (tutoring, small-group learning, mastery-based learning, and individualized instruction) can help students excel. Many schools have turned to blended learning--integrating online learning into brick-and-mortar schools--to help implement these strategies sustainably and effectively.…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Blended Learning, Teacher Role, Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Rivera Rodas, Elizabeth I. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2019
Research has shown that Title I's "comparability" provision causes gaps in noncategorical per pupil teacher funding. Using a unique dataset that merges 2009-2010 New York City (NYC) Department of Education value-added scores, school finance data, and school demographic data, this study not only confirms that NYC Title I elementary…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Educationally Disadvantaged, Urban Schools, Teacher Effectiveness
Knechtel, Virginia; Anderson, Mary Anne; Burnett, Alyson; Coen, Thomas; Sullivan, Margaret; Tuttle, Christina Clark; Gleason, Philip – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2015
The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) charter schools' consistently positive impacts on student achievement (detailed in Volume I of this report) have prompted efforts to scale up the KIPP model to serve more students. According to the KIPP model, highly qualified and autonomous principals, supported by national and regional staff, drive the…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Scaling, Leadership, Program Evaluation
Dwinal, Mallory – Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, 2015
As the link between teacher quality and student performance becomes increasingly apparent, education leaders have invested significant time and energy into recruiting high-quality educators. Unfortunately, chronic teacher shortages have undercut these efforts, and many school leaders continue to struggle with staffing each year. A closer…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Electronic Learning, Women Faculty, Civil Rights
Glowa, Liz; Goodell, Jim – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2016
The realities of the 21st-century learner require that schools and educators fundamentally change their practice. "Educators must produce college- and career-ready graduates that reflect the future these students will face. And, they must facilitate learning through means that align with the defining attributes of this generation of…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Transformative Learning, Electronic Learning, Learning Processes
Lopez, Nina; Patrick, Susan; Sturgis, Chris – iNACOL, 2017
K-12 education in the United States and across the world is at a turning point. The steady march towards equality and justice within the country has changed the context for the education system. At the same time, rapid and unpredictable changes in society and culture have created new expectations for education, changing what is needed for…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Educational Benefits
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4