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Ma, Xin; Shen, Jianping; Krenn, Huilan Y. – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2014
Using national data from the 2007-08 School and Staffing Survey, we compared the relationships between parental involvement and school outcomes related to adequate yearly progress (AYP) in urban, suburban, and rural schools. Parent-initiated parental involvement demonstrated significantly positive relationships with both making AYP and staying off…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Rural Schools
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Peterson, Shelley Stagg; Portier, Christine – Reading Horizons, 2014
This paper examined grades 5 and 6 students' participation in wikis while writing reports on social studies topics. An analysis of eight wikis showed that students represented meanings they had constructed about their topics by engaging in knowledge telling practices (e.g., introducing, stating, or repeating information or an idea and developing…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Reading, Reading Instruction
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Walters, Kirk; Torres, Aubrey Scheopner; Smith, Toni; Ford, Jennifer – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
This study describes key challenges and necessary supports related to implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) identified by rural math educators in the Northeast. The research team interviewed state and district math coordinators and surveyed teachers in Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont, to assess their…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Mathematics Instruction, State Standards, Mathematics Teachers
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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McGrail, Ewa; Davis, Anne – Georgia Educational Researcher, 2014
Blogging appears to be a promising instructional strategy which may provide solutions to some of the challenges in traditional writing instruction; however, few studies explore elementary students' views on blogging. This qualitative case study gives elementary students voice as it examines their perceptions of blogging and their views of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
Ferriter, Bill – Educational Horizons, 2013
This article describes Bill Ferriter's efforts to incorporate cause-driven learning into his 6th-grade grade language arts and social studies classroom starting with Kiva (http://www.kiva.org), a microlending website that pairs interested lenders in the developed world with people in the developing world who are working to improve the quality…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Interests, Grade 6, Language Arts
Israel, Maya; Marino, Matthew T.; Basham, James D.; Spivak, Wenonoa – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2013
Instructional designers are increasingly considering how to include students as participants in the design of instructional technologies. This study provides a lens into participatory design with students by examining how students conceptualized learning applications in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by designing paper…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Instructional Design, Computer Oriented Programs
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Lizarazo Jara, Omar Yesid – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
Beginner students often have difficulties using adjectives when they write descriptions in English. This article focuses on the procedures used to help my sixth grade students understand and use adjectives in the correct order by using a blog. To achieve the objective of the project I decided to implement an innovation in and out of class…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, English (Second Language)
Quinlan, Audrey M. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2011
This book takes a developmental perspective at the use of scoring rubrics to assess student work. Citing developmental characteristics of each age, the author presents examples and adaptations of assessment rubrics on a variety of subjects for teachers from kindergarten through adult/college. After a presentation of foundation information on…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Student Evaluation, Kindergarten, Primary Education
Harper, Meghan – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2009
The pairing of print and online reference resources is becoming more prevalent with the bonus for students and educators in the publishers' ability to keep the online information current. The availability of print resources along with companion online resources allows multiple access points that promote both choice and variety. Traditionally,…
Descriptors: Printed Materials, Atlases, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet; Sethi, Ricky J.; Bry, Lynn; Yarden, Anat – Science Education, 2009
Nearly 79,000 questions sent to an Internet-based Ask-A-Scientist site during the last decade were analyzed according to the surfer's age, gender, country of origin, and the year the question was sent. The sample demonstrated a surprising dominance of female contributions among K-12 students (although this dominance did not carry over to the full…
Descriptors: Science Interests, Sex Fairness, Internet, Scientists
Wilkerson, Carol, Ed. – Southern Conference on Language Teaching, 2009
"Dimension" is the annual volume containing the selected, refereed, edited Proceedings of each year's conference. The Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT), in collaboration with the Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG) and the Southeast Association for Language Learning Technology (SEALLT), held its annual conference March…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Advisory Committees
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