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Cerna, Lucie – OECD Publishing, 2019
The recent refugee crisis has put many Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries under considerable pressure to accommodate and integrate large numbers of refugees. Refugee students are a particularly vulnerable group due to their forced displacement, but their needs are not always met by education systems, which can…
Descriptors: Refugees, Social Integration, Student Needs, Educational Policy
OECD Publishing, 2019
Do teachers spend more time on actual teaching and learning in a typical lesson compared to previous years? Do they feel prepared to teach when they start teaching? What sort of continuous professional development programmes do they participate in and how does it impact their practice? This report looks first at how teachers apply their knowledge…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, Administrator Surveys, Lifelong Learning, Educational Practices
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law that secures special education services for children with disabilities from the time they are born until they graduate from high school. The law was reauthorized by Congress in 2004, prompting a series of changes in the way special education services are implemented. These…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Positive Behavior Supports
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
There is a process within the special education program that directly links a child's educational program with their plans for the future. It is called a Transition Plan and is part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Transition services are a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability designed to be used within a…
Descriptors: Individualized Transition Plans, Transitional Programs, Students with Disabilities, Secondary School Students
Cahalan, M.; Perna, L. W.; Yamashita, M.; Wright-Kim, J.; Jiang, N. – Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, 2019
In 2004 and 2005, the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education (Pell Institute), sponsored by the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), published two editions of "Indicators of Opportunity in Higher Education." In 2015, the commitment to documenting trends in higher education equity was renewed by publishing…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Equal Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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McMaster, Kristen L.; Lembke, Erica S.; Shin, Jaehyun; Poch, Apryl; Smith, R. Alex; Jung, Pyung-Gang; Allen, Abigail A.; Wagner, Kyle – Grantee Submission, 2019
We examined the effects of a professional development (PD) system designed to support teachers' use of data-based instruction (DBI) to improve early writing outcomes for children with intensive needs. The PD system, called DBI-TLC, provided "tools" for early writing assessment and intervention, "learning modules" including…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Blumberg, Fran C.; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Calvert, Sandra L.; Flynn, Rachel M.; Green, C. Shawn; Arnold, David; Brooks, Patricia J. – Society for Research in Child Development, 2019
We document the need to examine digital game play and app use as a context for cognitive development, particularly during middle childhood. We highlight this developmental period as 6- through 12-year olds comprise a large swath of the preadult population that plays and uses these media forms. Surprisingly, this age range remains understudied with…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Play, Computer Software, Children
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Jensen, Emily; Hutt, Stephen; D'Mello, Sidney K. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Recent work in predictive modeling has called for increased scrutiny of how models generalize between different populations within the training data. Using interaction data from 69,174 students who used an online mathematics platform over an entire school year, we trained a sensor-free affect detection model and studied its generalizability to…
Descriptors: Generalization, Longitudinal Studies, Psychological Patterns, Identification
Devaki, N.; Parveen, M. Syed Rejina; Priyanka, M.; Athilakshmi, A. – Online Submission, 2019
Wellness is an important asset of every human being. The wellness of health encourages a person to move towards awareness, education and individual progress. Teachers are the superheroes of the educational system and tend to be underrepresented and overworked. The promotion of teacher wellness and health is revealed student health and wellness and…
Descriptors: Wellness, Well Being, Teacher Characteristics, Foreign Countries
Yang, Yipian – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The phenomenon of Chinese students studying abroad in western countries has been an interest of researchers in the field of psychology in the past decade. Numerous studies have been conducted that presented negative aspects of international students' experiences while studying abroad. Specifically, with Chinese international students, researchers…
Descriptors: Asians, College Students, Educational Experience, Transformative Learning
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Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi, Ed.; Constantinou, Elis Kakoulli, Ed.; Giannikas, Christina Nicole, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This volume addresses issues related to English for Specific Purposes (ESP) teaching practices as well as ESP teacher education as they arise in today's constantly changing and developing world. "ESP Teaching and Teacher Education: Current Theories and Practices?," supported by the Language Centre of the Cyprus University of Technology,…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Teacher Education, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Edgerton, Adam Kirk; Desimone, Laura M. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Critics of standards-based reform often cite an accountability policy environment that disproportionately affects teachers compared with principals and district officials. We directly examine this disproportionality. In our three study states of Texas, Ohio, and Kentucky, we use survey analysis to understand how policy environments for district…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Accountability, Educational Policy
Özdemir, Ertugrul; Eryilmaz, Ali – Online Submission, 2019
Comics have an important role in non-formal learning environments. However, how comics may be effective teaching/learning activitities in formal education is an ongoing debate in literature. The purpose of this study is to create and evaluate a series of instructional comics about heat related concepts to be used as teaching/learning activities in…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Scientific Concepts, Heat, Instructional Effectiveness
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Di Pardo Léon-Henri, Dana – Research-publishing.net, 2019
One of the fundamental objectives of education is to teach lifelong learning skills that will help people navigate through their careers and future relationships towards both personal and professional fulfilment. Educators would then not only teach the core subjects and hard skills, but they would also need to focus on teaching soft skills, which…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, English for Special Purposes, Educational Objectives
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Pappa, Giouli; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper describes how a selected Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Serious Game (SG) was evaluated before being integrated into an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curriculum. Echoing the concerns of language practitioners regarding the adoption of SGs into their teaching practices, this paper describes the steps and decisions taken before the…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Language Teachers, Universities, Technology Integration
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