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Gehlbach, Hunter; Brinkworth, Maureen E.; Wang, Ming-Te – Teachers College Record, 2012
Background/Context: A growing literature describes multiple benefits of social perspective taking--many of which are particularly important for schools. Despite these potential benefits for administrators, counselors, teachers, and students, little is known about social perspective taking as a process. Purpose/Research Question: If educational…
Descriptors: Motivation, Perspective Taking, Social Cognition, Adults
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Gehlbach, Hunter; Brinkworth, Maureen E. – Teachers College Record, 2012
Background/Context: Research indicates that social perspective taking--the capacity to discern the thoughts and feelings of others--plays a role in many important outcomes in schools. Despite the potential benefits for students and educators, little is known about social perspective taking (SPT) as a process. Purpose/Research Question: If…
Descriptors: Evidence, Perspective Taking, Protocol Analysis, Intervention
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Schechter, Chen – Teachers College Record, 2011
Background: In light of the growing complexity of schoolwork, it is important that faculty members move away from isolated learning toward a more collective type of thinking regarding teaching and learning issues. Purpose: Whereas collective learning has mostly been approached from a deficit-based orientation (finding/solving problems and…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Collaboration, Educational Practices
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Johnson, Tara Star – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: Very little empirical research has been conducted on the issue of educator sexual misconduct (ESM) in secondary settings. The few reports available typically treat a larger social issue, such as sexual harassment or child abuse; therefore, data on ESM specifically must be extrapolated. When such data are obtained, the focus has…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, English Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Case Studies
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Demerath, Peter; Lynch, Jill; Milner, H. Richard, IV; Peters, April; Davidson, Mario – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background: Researchers have largely attributed achievement gaps between different groups of students in the United States to differences in resources, parent education, socioeconomic status (SES), and school quality. They have also shown how, through their "cultural productions," certain students may disadvantage themselves. Focus: This article…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Popular Culture, Participant Observation, Educational Attainment
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Theoharis, George – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: A group of educators have demonstrated success not only with White middle-class and affluent students but also with students from varied racial, socioeconomic, linguistic, ability, and cultural backgrounds. A reoccurring theme from these schools and from the literature on school change is that exemplary leadership helps create…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Change, Principals, Educational Improvement
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Lynn, Marvin; Bacon, Jennifer Nicole; Totten, Tommy L.; Bridges, Thurman L., III; Jennings, Michael E. – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: The study examines teachers' and administrators' perspectives on the persistent academic failure of African American male high school students. The study took place between 2003 and 2005 in a low-performing high school in Summerfield County, a Black suburban county in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States with a poverty…
Descriptors: African American Students, Suburban Schools, High School Students, Dropout Rate