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Rippner, Jennifer A. – Educational Policy, 2017
For decades, numerous observers have agreed on the value of collaboration between K-12 and higher education--especially as these sectors work toward increasing college readiness and success. While most states maintain separate agencies for K-12 and higher education, many states have worked to foster collaboration through state P-20 councils.…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, School Councils
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Gough, Evan; DeJong, David; Grundmeyer, Trent; Baron, Mark – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2017
A great deal of evidence can be cited from higher education literature on the effectiveness of the flipped classroom; however, very little research was discovered on the flipped classroom at the K-12 level. This study examined K-12 teachers' perceptions regarding the flipped classroom and differences in teachers' perceptions based on grade level…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
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Contreras, Frances – Journal of Catholic Education, 2016
Catholic educational institutions play an important role in educating Latino high achieving students. Latino students attending Catholic high schools are more likely to graduate and transition to college immediately following high school. Few studies have examined the outcomes of Latino students who attend Catholic colleges and universities and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Catholics, Church Related Colleges
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Trout, Muffet; Basford, Letitia – Action in Teacher Education, 2016
This article explores the practice of one teacher educator to understand how she mitigates student resistance to prevent what we call "the shut-down" when teaching mostly White students about systemic forms of oppression. Engaging students in conversations about oppression does not in itself disrupt systems of power and privilege in…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teaching Methods, Resistance (Psychology), Social Justice
DeArmond, Michael; Denice, Patrick; Gross, Betheny; Hernandez, Jose; Jochim, Ashley – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2015
This report provides a new resource for understanding the state of urban public schools in the U.S. Geared specifically toward city leaders who want to evaluate how well traditional district and charter schools are serving all their city's children and how their schools compare to those in other cities, the report measures outcomes for all public…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Academic Achievement, Low Income Students
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Rippner, Jennifer A. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
Collaboration between K-12 and higher education sectors has not been as productive as participants and policy leaders would like--especially in an era of emphasis on college readiness and completion, which requires such collaboration. Various mechanisms have been used to foster collaboration including state P-20 (early learning through higher…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, College School Cooperation, Governance
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Stevens, Sharon; Miretzky, Debra – Multicultural Education, 2014
Are there teachable "transferable skills" (TS) that might mitigate the limitations of a rural location--or indeed, the limitations any program might encounter in regard to diversity expectations? Following a study conducted in 2010 of how rural schools, colleges, and departments of education (SCDEs) attempted to meet the National Council…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Rural Education, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Diversity
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Munson, Benjamin; Johnson, Julie M.; Edwards, Jan – American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 2012
Purpose: This study examined whether experienced speech-language pathologists (SLPs) differ from inexperienced people in their perception of phonetic detail in children's speech. Method: Twenty-one experienced SLPs and 21 inexperienced listeners participated in a series of tasks in which they used a visual-analog scale (VAS) to rate children's…
Descriptors: Phonetics, Predictor Variables, Speech Language Pathology, College Students
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Martel, Jason – New Educator, 2012
In the following self-study, I consider how my involvement in a teacher preparation program that features looking across multiple contexts of second language teaching influenced my supervisory practice with a particular student teacher during her secondary foreign language student teaching placement. I conduct this inquiry by identifying and…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Teacher Supervision, Teacher Educators, Independent Study
Hoffman, Patricia; Dahlman, Anne; Zierdt, Ginger – School-University Partnerships, 2009
This article details a strategic planning model and concurrent 3-year research study focusing on the benefits of preK-16 professional development school learning communities for the participating preK-16 educational leaders in a midwestern school-university partnership network. Results of the study, along with the strategic plan's success at…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Professional Development Schools, School Readiness, Academic Achievement
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Doering, Aaron; Miller, Charles; Veletsianos, George – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008
Adventure learning (AL) is a hybrid distance education approach that provides students with opportunities to explore real-world issues through authentic learning experiences within collaborative learning environments. Within hybrid environments, designers habitually attempt to replicate traditional classroom pedagogy resulting in experiences that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Transformative Learning, Educational Technology
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Zak, Kevin M.; Munson, Bruce H. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
Classroom teachers serve a critical role in developing environmentally literate citizens. In this study, the authors assessed K-8 preservice teachers' understanding of basic ecological concepts. Participants (N = 56) constructed concept maps describing the inter-relationships among 16 ecological concepts. The authors analyzed the concept maps to…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Preservice Teachers, Ecology, Environmental Education
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Busby, Joe R.; Mupinga, Davison M. – Journal of Technology Studies, 2007
Student teaching experience is important in the professional preparation of teachers. Successful teaching practice hinges on the effectiveness of cooperating teachers (CTs) who spend considerable time supervising and mentoring student teachers. Unfortunately, the welfare of the cooperating teachers is often neglected, and this is detrimental to…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Rewards, Cooperating Teachers