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Doyle, Gavin; Keane, Elaine – Irish Educational Studies, 2019
This paper examines early school leaving from the perspective of parents of early school leavers in an inner-city local authority housing estate in the Republic of Ireland living with the challenges of significant marginalisation. While the vast majority of post-primary pupils now sit a Leaving Certificate examination, and improvements in school…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Dropouts, Trauma, Urban Areas
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Kissau, Scott; Hart, Laura C.; Algozzine, Bob – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
In an era of increased teacher accountability, teacher preparation programs across the country are faced with increasing pressure to adopt rigorous and high stakes performance-based assessments, such as edTPA, that provide data-based evidence that their candidates are ready to teach upon program completion. Furthermore, in response to new…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Accountability, Performance Based Assessment, Teacher Education Programs
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Lambert, Sarah – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Siyavula is known as a pioneer developer of high-quality free digital maths and science textbooks to address resource gaps and disadvantage in South African schools. This case study identifies the success factors which could be replicated in other contexts. Siyavula has developed expertise in digital developing, editing and improving maths and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Textbooks
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Hivner, Elizabeth; Hoke, Alicia; Francis, Erica; Ricci, Tiffany; Zurlo, Claire; Kraschnewski, Jennifer – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Although research suggests various effective interventions to curb obesity, there remains a gap between current evidence and sustainable practice in schools and communities. School settings present a logical platform for this work, since children spend much of their time in school. This article describes the Building Healthy Schools Program, a…
Descriptors: Obesity, School Role, Partnerships in Education, Physical Activity Level
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Özdemir, Selçuk – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The history of innovation is constructed by solo thinkers and collaborative makers. The word innovation here comprises changes on technology, art and science. This article aims to reflect the way successful inventors, artists and scientists followed to do whatever they succeeded so that the coming generations can learn from predecessors' positive…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Cooperation, Innovation, Thinking Skills
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Schultz, Daniel J.; Hatfield, Daniel P.; Economos, Christina D. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
No one-size-fits-all strategy works to increase physical activity (PA) at schools. To realize success, practitioners need flexible PA programs to support the multi-component comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) approach. Walk/run programs have the potential to provide this flexibility, and some have demonstrated increased…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Public Schools, School Districts
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Jones, Emily; Gaudreault, Karen; Henninger, Mary; Williams, Skip – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
The purpose of this article is to provide physical education teacher education (PETE) faculty and program directors/administrators with an introduction to stakeholder think tanks as a structured collaborative decision-making approach for conceptualizing the integration of contemporary, practice-oriented issues into university-level teacher…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Cunningham, Kathleen M. W.; VanGronigen, Bryan A.; Tucker, Pamela D.; Young, Michelle D. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
Addressing systemic inequities in schools requires preparation of leaders who are bold, adaptive, and well-versed in addressing problems of practice so they can be effective leaders. This article offers a theory-to-practice resource for educational leadership faculty who are committed to developing such leadership. Drawing upon learning theories,…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Administrator Education, Instructional Leadership, Equal Education
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Kiliçoglu, Gökhan; Kiliçoglu, Derya Yilmaz; Karadag, Engin – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
Educational organizations in institutionalized environments may try to reflect a legitimate image of the environment in their internal structure. However, there may be loosely coupled relationship between anticipated legitimacy and the performed actions in the schools. Thus, that lack of congruence between rhetoric and the behaviors constitutes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture, Integrity
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State, Talida M.; Simonsen, Brandi; Hirn, Regina G.; Wills, Howard – Behavioral Disorders, 2019
Students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) experience a variety of externalizing and internalizing behavior problems, gaps in academic achievement, and increased rates of dropping out of school. Thus, it is essential that students with EBD receive evidence-based academic and behavioral supports from skilled and knowledgeable teachers…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Classroom Techniques
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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
Morrill, Robert W.; Waite, Jacqueline L. – Geography Teacher, 2019
The National Council for Geographic Education GeoCamp Iceland is a unique field experience designed to energize, inspire, and edify experienced and novice geography teachers. The 2015 institute (nineteen participants from fourteen states) was designed for K-12 educators and in 2017 (twenty-one participants from eighteen states and Washington, DC)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Field Experience Programs, Experiential Learning
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Zulfiqar, Asma; Syed, Faiza Rahman; Latif, Fatima Farida – Improving Schools, 2019
This article aims to explore the concept of student well-being and how it can be introduced and integrated within Pakistan's educational structure. The basis of the discussion is built around the need for having a student well-being model for schools in Pakistan. For the purpose of the study, the information is gathered inductively through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Development, Emotional Development, Student Welfare
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Gyaase, Patrick Ohemeng; Gyamfi, Samuel Adu; Kuranchie, Alfred – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2019
Countries are investing in information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and educating their citizens for effective ICT utilization. The attainment of the anticipated benefits hinges on effective integration of ICT in various levels of education. Effective integration of ICT requires educators and teachers who possess the skills to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Educational Technology
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Hooker, Steven D. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine how gay and lesbian teachers who are out or closeted form and maintain relationships with members of their school community. A total of 11 gay and lesbian public and Catholic school educators from rural, suburban, and urban schools were interviewed. Each of these educators negotiated their sexual…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Minority Group Teachers, Catholic Schools, Public Schools
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