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Jones, Abigail L.; Holtgraves, Thomas G.; Sander, Janay B. – Teacher Educator, 2019
Indiana recently passed legislation requiring teacher preparation programs to educate future teachers on how to identify and refer struggling readers, including students with learning needs related to dyslexia. The purpose of this study was to examine whether a university course that covers content in response to legislation was effective in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Reading Difficulties, Dyslexia
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Chien, Chin-Wen – Teacher Educator, 2019
Innovative designs on instructional strategies and activities for teaching English among younger learners were integrated into a language teacher education program in a university in northern Taiwan. This study analyzed 90 pre-service teachers' final projects, questionnaires, and class materials to explore their innovations on English activity…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Learning Activities
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Medaille, Ann; Goldrup, Sharon; Abernathy, Tammy – Teacher Educator, 2019
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has stated that many teacher education programs demonstrate a lack of rigor because a large percentage of their course grades come from assignments that are criterion-deficient, lacking specific criteria through which instructors can determine students' mastery of the material. This article applied…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Quality, Difficulty Level, Academic Standards
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Aslantas, Selma – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
In this study; the effects on the ethnocentrism levels of prospective teachers have been examined upon providing education under the scope of intercultural education. The study has been designed as a quasi-experimental design with pre-test, final-test control group. The study took place during the spring semester of 2014-2015 academic year. The…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Ethnocentrism, Preservice Teachers, Instructional Effectiveness
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Anshu, Alemu Hailu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This article reports impacts of action research-oriented upgrading training given to teachers on early reading performances of Grades 2 & 3 students. Initially a baseline assessment was conducted to determine the initial reading performances of the students, and a survey was conducted to identify the training and experience teachers had in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Early Reading, Reading Comprehension, Foreign Countries
Vértiz-Osores, Ricardo Iván; Pérez-Saavedra, Segundo; Faustino-Sánchez, Miguel Ángel; Vértiz-Osores, Jacinto Joaquín; Alain, Lineth – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2019
This research aims to know the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT), as an innovative mechanism applied in curricular teaching experiences, for the development of cognitive and socio-emotional skills of students aged between 08 to 13 years from primary school who had disabilities to speak or move within the context of a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Computer Uses in Education, Influence of Technology, Cognitive Development
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Brinkmann, Jodie L. – Educational Planning, 2019
Institutions of Higher Education across the United States strive to improve the quality of teacher preparation programs. The institution where this study took place discovered an acute problem when preservice teachers were completing practicum-embedded mathematics coursework during a senior level practicum experience. Preservice teachers reported…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Practicums
Hermann-Wilmarth, Jill M.; Ryan, Caitlin L. – American Educator, 2019
As queer-identified women and former elementary school teachers who now work in universities as teacher educators, the authors spent the past decade developing a range of approaches to help elementary school teachers integrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ)-inclusive practices into their teaching: "expanding…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Elementary Education
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Ezaki, Naruho – Education 3-13, 2019
Using longitudinal data, this study examined the enrolment status of individual children left behind in the global trend towards 'quality education'. The study identified common characteristics among dropouts as well as the existence of children who managed to complete primary education but could not progress smoothly. Among them, some children's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Enrollment, Educational Quality, Elementary Education
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Aykaç, Murtaza; Kögce, Davut – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2019
This study aimed to examine preservice classroom teachers' opinions on how educational games improve their teaching skills. In accordance with this purpose, the qualitative research design was employed. The study group was composed of 60 preservice teachers course attending the Department of Primary Education in the Faculty of Education at a state…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Educational Games, Teaching Methods
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Dey, Priyadarshini; Bandyopadhyay, Somprakash – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Access to quality primary education is a major concern in India. Despite of having reasonable infrastructure, issues of teacher absenteeism, poor accountability of teachers, ineffective teaching learning materials and inadequate teaching procedures are still the prevailing causes for poor educational quality in lower tier schools. Though private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Elementary School Students, Disadvantaged Youth
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Park, Yujeong; Kiely, Mary Theresa; Brownell, Mary T.; Benedict, Amber – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships among (1) special education teachers' knowledge for teaching reading fluency, (2) the specific instructional practices they used in fluency instruction, and (3) gains of students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) on a performance measure of oral reading fluency (ORF). Analyses…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Knowledge Level, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction
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Furniss, Gillian J. – Art Education, 2019
This Instructional Resource focuses on the photographic work of Mississippi artist Eudora Welty (1909-2001). Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for "The Optimist's Daughter," Welty lived most of her life in Jackson, Mississippi. She used photography as a way to create visual "snapshots" that fueled her successful writing career of…
Descriptors: Artists, Photography, Visual Aids, Art Education
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Robison, Tiger – General Music Today, 2019
Different teachers can have widely varying classroom management results with the same set of students. There are some explanations for this occurrence, but one explanation that most people could agree on is the teachers' language they use with their students. This column, the second in a series about classroom management issues, is about which…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Culturally Relevant Education
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Boyle, Helen N. – Comparative Education Review, 2019
This article examines "government-registered medersas" in Mali and suggests that their appeal and expansion are due to their unique and innovative integration of Western and Islamic educational epistemologies (not simply subjects). Registered medersas respond to parental demands for the early introduction of "secular"…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Epistemology, Foreign Countries, Islam
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