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McGrath, Patricia – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study focuses on education at primary and secondary level in Northern Ireland and questions whether it meets the needs of gifted students. Gifted students from Mensa were questioned about their experiences in school, and the majority of students stated that they did not have sufficient challenge in school, or any type of differentiation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Academically Gifted, Student Needs
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Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Gifted Education International, 2019
Michael Shaughnessy, shares a conversation with Helen Dudeney, a private consultant who has been actively involved in working with gifted children since 1988. She was originally, trained and worked as an accountant and was very involved with working with children through volunteering for many years as a leader in the Scout Association. She started…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Consultants
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Sung, Euisuk – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
Computational thinking has been popularized in the last decade, particularly with the emphasis on coding education in K-12 schools. The core idea of computational thinking has a close relationship with technology and engineering education (TEE). TEE has emphasized the use of computing skills to solve problems, and integrative STEM education…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Computation, STEM Education, Engineering
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Mueller, Tracy Gershwin; Vick, Anna Moriarity – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2019
There is limited research about effective Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting practices that promote family-professional collaboration. One emerging practice, the Facilitated IEP (FIEP) meeting, has recently gained national attention for its team-based approach. In this study, the authors interview 32 FIEP participants about their…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Individualized Education Programs, Meetings, Teamwork
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Naslund, Karlerik; Ponomariov, Branco – Management in Education, 2019
Using data on charter and public school districts in Texas, we test the hypothesis that the labor practices in charter schools, in particular their ability to easily dismiss poorly performing teachers, diminishes the negative effect of teacher turnover on student achievement and graduation rates in comparison to public schools. We find some…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Development, Academic Achievement
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McCabe, Ellen M.; McDonald, Catherine; Connolly, Cynthia; Lipman, Terri H. – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Asthma is the most common pediatric chronic respiratory illness and has a significant influence on children's health, school attendance, and overall school success. Despite the effect of education and training, gaps remain in understanding school nurses' self-efficacy (SE) in asthma care. The purpose of this integrative literature review is to…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, School Nurses, Chronic Illness, Child Health
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Filter, Kevin J.; Brown, Jeffrey – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
School-wide positive behavior interventions and supports (SWPBIS) relies on the implementation efforts of frontline service providers such as teachers, administrators, and staff. The full version of the positive behavior interventions and supports--action and commitment tool (PBIS-ACT Full) measures the individual implementer variable of…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools
Hatch, Thomas; Roegman, Rachel; Allen, David – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Thomas Hatch, Rachel Roegman, and David Allen draw on examples from three districts in New Jersey -- one of the most segregated states in the United States for Black and Latinx students -- to present a multidimensional approach to creating equitable learning experiences. This approach begins with a focus on instruction but also takes into account…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Outcomes of Education, School Segregation, School Districts
Fergus, Edward – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Many school practitioners think of poverty as a kind of "culture," characterized by dysfunctional behaviors that can only be corrected by imposing harsh discipline on students. Further, beliefs about poverty are often used to justify racial disparities in disciplinary referrals, achievement, and enrollment in gifted, AP, and honors…
Descriptors: Poverty, Racial Bias, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Differences
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Ruff, Ryan Richard – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2019
Following the 1983 "A Nation at Risk" report and culminating in No Child Left Behind (NCLB), states designed and implemented accountability policies to evaluate student achievement. External assessments of these policies identified substantial variability in the level of stakes associated with each system. This paper presents a…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Accountability, Educational Policy
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Andrews, Dorinda J. Carter; Brown, Tashal; Castillo, Bernadette M.; Jackson, Davena; Vellanki, Vivek – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: In our best efforts to increase preservice teachers' critical consciousness regarding the historical and contemporary inequities in the P-12 educational system and equip them to embody pedagogies and practices that counter those inequities, teacher educators often provide curricular and field experiences that reinforce the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stillman, Jamy; Beltramo, John Luciano – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: Teacher educator development remains an undertaking that is both understudied and underavailable as an explicit professional path, despite scholarship suggesting that teacher education's transformative potential hinges on teacher educators' pedagogical work. Purpose, Practice, & Participants: This article reports on a…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Critical Theory, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Maxwell, Gerri M.; Ruiz, Alberto; McNair, Cheryl Lisa; Jones, Don; Sowell, Marsha – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2019
This study shares the results of a five-year effort to implement a school turnaround model facilitated through an unprecedented university-public school partnership. The high needs Hispanic majority demographic makeup of the public-school district amplifies the importance of this work.
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Universities
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Nordlöf, Charlotta; Hallström, Jonas; Höst, Gunnar E. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Educational research on attitudes shows that both teaching and student learning are affected by the attitudes of the teacher. The aim of this study is to examine technology teachers' perceptions of and attitudes towards teaching technology in Swedish compulsory schools, focusing on teachers' perceived control. The following research question is…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Technology Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Roegman, Rachel; Woulfin, Sarah – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to reconceptualize the theory-practice gap in educational leadership, not as a deficit, but as a necessity for legitimacy within institutional contexts. Design/methodology/approach: This paper draws on institutional theory to reframe the theory-practice gap, which is often seen as a deficit of leaders or…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Theory Practice Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Vignettes
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