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Arthur, James – History of Education, 2019
This article discusses the extent to which middle-class Christians, many of whom were progressive liberals, involved themselves in the Moral Instruction League (MIL) to intervene in 'improving' the moral character of the English working class. It considers how they reconciled their motivations and underlying theology with secular goals that sought…
Descriptors: Christianity, Values Education, Moral Values, Educational History
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George, Alex M. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2019
The article narrates a personal journey of learning and unlearning the images in school textbooks, its uses potentials and challenges as experienced by the author. It reflects upon the experiences of the process of selection of these images within the context of political science as a discipline. These experiences have been formed over a decade…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Textbook Preparation, Visual Aids, Political Science
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Henig, Jeffrey R.; Lyon, Melissa Arnold – Education Next, 2019
Teachers unions have had a "muscular" presence in some states, but in others, especially in the South and Southwest, the unions have held little power in recent decades, and the growing dominance of conservative Republicans in state legislatures and statehouses was creating a hostile environment with right-to-work (RTW) laws. The…
Descriptors: Unions, Teacher Associations, Teacher Strikes, Court Litigation
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Anzia, Sarah F. – Education Next, 2019
Teacher strikes and walkouts in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, and elsewhere grabbed public attention last spring, but these wildfires of statewide activism are unlikely to spread far. In most states, teachers have unique and powerful advantages in local politics--advantages they are unlikely to give up anytime soon--and they are already active…
Descriptors: Teacher Strikes, Unions, Collective Bargaining, Geographic Regions
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Henig, Jeffrey R.; Lyon, Melissa Arnold; Anzia, Sarah F. – Education Next, 2019
Since the 1960s, teachers unions across the United States have used strikes or the threat of strikes to influence the terms of collective bargaining agreements with local school districts. In the spring of 2018, teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, and elsewhere changed their tack, staging walkouts designed to secure salary hikes and…
Descriptors: Teacher Strikes, Unions, Collective Bargaining, Court Litigation
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Zabel, Robert H.; Kaff, Marilyn; Teagarden, James – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
Dr. Sharon Maroney's career has focused on children and youth with significant behavior and emotional challenges. Her career has spanned experiences from sibling, special education teacher, and university professor. She has had the good fortune to study with some the most well-known names in the field. Dr. Maroney shared her reflections with…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Special Education Teachers, College Faculty
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Shriberg, David; Baker, Blair A. – Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 2019
This article is a commentary on a theme issue of "Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation" entitled "Consultation to Increase Educational Access and Improve Conditions for LGBTQ Youth." Writing from the perspective of researchers who have focused on social justice, the authors both provide a critique of the theme…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Research, Homosexuality, Research Problems
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Language Teaching, 2019
This position paper builds on three of our earlier publications on the same subject (Jenkins & Leung 2014; Leung, Lewkowicz & Jenkins 2016; Jenkins & Leung 2017), as well as a number of conference papers we have given both jointly and individually. However, what we have not done up to this point is to propose alternatives to the…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Language Tests, English, Alternative Assessment
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Seiboldt, Cassandra R.; Males, Lorraine M.; Males, Joshua R. – Mathematics Teacher, 2019
Beginning a teaching career and working to prepare and support beginning teachers is a roller-coaster of successes and puzzling moments. In this article, author Cassandra (Cassie) Seiboldt shares how she learned to manage her first years of teaching by purposefully planning through anticipating student thinking and solutions, and the positive…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Educators, Mathematics Instruction, Beginning Teachers
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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Kettler, Todd – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
The movement toward open-science is multifaceted with the general goal to promote both better scientific practices and greater access to scientific information. One aspect of the open-science framework is the recommended use of registered reports replacing the legacy model that dictates research manuscripts are submitted for initial review only…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Access to Information, Gifted, Special Education
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Thurlow, Crispin – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2019
In the way of commentary, I offer a brief, summative reflection on the complex, multifarious nature of people's semiotic engagements in and with space. Against the backdrop of three snapshot case studies, I suggest there are actually few neat boundaries to be drawn between the linguistic and non-linguistic, between the semiotic and the spatial,…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Case Studies, Creativity, German
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Taber, Keith S. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
After more than seven years as editor of "Chemistry Education Research and Practice" ("CERP"), the author is standing down from this role, and this will be the last editorial of his tenure. Indeed, by the time this editorial appears in the first issue of the 2019 volume, the author will have handed over to Michael Seery, who…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Writing for Publication, Chemistry, Periodicals
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Brodzinsky, David; Smith, Susan Livingston – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Our commentary highlights the authors' conceptual and empirical contributions for understanding the incidence and dynamics of varying types of adoption breakdowns and their impact on adopted youth and their families. Important distinctions are made between legal, residential, and psychological/relational permanence for children. To date, most…
Descriptors: Adoption, Failure, Family Problems, Incidence
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Borgford-Parnell, Jim; Turns, Jennifer; Atman, Cynthia J.; Yasuhara, Ken; Fryhle, Lauren – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Although engineering educational endeavours are often described with regard to how well they prepare students to meet national or global engineering concerns, the purpose of this paper is to show how those efforts can also serve the larger educational goals of the educators themselves as they develop learning experiences for their students. This…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Experience, Engineering Education, Teacher Attitudes
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