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Gist, Conra D.; Bianco, Margarita; Lynn, Marvin – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Grow Your Own (GYO) programs are cited in recent policy briefs as viable pathways for increasing the racial/ethnic diversity of teachers, yet recent scholarship on GYO programs is minimal. To address this issue, this article investigates what we know, and do not know, about GYO programs, by examining a range of data sources on different types of…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Minority Group Teachers, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Educational Change
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Rawlings, Jared R. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2019
Adjudicated events, including music festivals, contests, and competitions, are performance opportunities for American instrumental music programs. The purpose of this study was to examine the benefits and challenges of participating in large-group instrumental adjudicated events in three Kansas high school programs. Data analysis followed…
Descriptors: Competition, Performance, Musical Instruments, Music Education
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Brown, Rachael Eriksen; Bogiages, Christopher A. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
Teachers often struggle to utilize reform-based teaching strategies in their first few years of teaching for many reasons (Ball, Thames & Phelps, Journal of Teacher Education 59, 389-407, 2008; Berlin & White, "International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education" 8, 97-115, 2010; Frykholm & Glasson, "School…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Gordon, Tom; Georgiou, Helen; Cornish, Scott; Sharma, Majula – Teaching Science, 2019
Smartphones are increasingly used in schools to achieve a number of educational outcomes; from developing measurement skills to enabling collaborative learning. When used as a measurement device in science classrooms, a few questions emerge. How good are the measurement capabilities of smartphones? Can smartphones lead to a more positive learning…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Jiang, Hao; Tang, MingXi; Peng, Xiang; Liu, Xiaoli – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
The subject of design and technology was introduced to the curriculum for high schools in China 10 years ago. However, the teaching and learning of this subject have become difficult for both teachers and students because there is a lack of qualified teachers with design background to deliver this subject in a way to stimulate the learning…
Descriptors: High School Students, Design, Technology Education, Educational Technology
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Hinze-Pifer, Rebecca; Sartain, Lauren – Peabody Journal of Education, 2018
Driven by a combination of concern for historically high suspension rates and substantial disproportionalities in suspension use, a recent wave of education reforms encourages schools to reduce their use of suspensions for student behavior management. Both academic and political discourse has focused on the extensive use of suspension for…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Student Behavior, Suspension, Disproportionate Representation
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Baker, Beverly A.; Riches, Caroline – Language Testing, 2018
Research was conducted during the delivery of a series of workshops on language assessment with Haitian teachers in the spring of 2013. The final products of these workshops were several revised national English examinations presented to the Haitian Ministry of Education and Professional Training (MENFP). The research goal was to examine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Program Effectiveness, English (Second Language)
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
The Expanded Success Initiative (ESI) evaluation was designed with two overlapping and interacting components: (1) a study of the initiative's implementation in the participating high schools; and (2) a study of its impact on student experiences and other outcomes. As the document of record evaluating an important, large-scale initiative, this…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Eksi, Gonca Yangin; Yesilyurt, Yusuf Emre – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
Turkey has launched a large national initiative to integrate information and communication technologies in education. FATIH project, valued at 8 billion$ and with tablet computers for every student from grade 5 to 12, interactive white boards and internet connection in every class, is often defined as ambitious, massive, grandiose and high-tech.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Irby, Decoteau Jermaine – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2018
Purpose: This article explores the effects of sensemaking interventions on a group of educators' race-conscious problem analysis of racial discipline disparities. Research Method: I conducted this research in a predominantly White diversifying suburban high school that served roughly 1,600 students. To understand how sensemaking interventions…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Discipline, Suburban Schools, High Schools
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Nugent, Gwen; Kunz, Gina; Houston, James; Wu, ChaoRong; Patwardhan, Irina; Lee, SoonChun; DeChenne-Peters, Sue Ellen; Luo, LinLin – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2018
This study investigated the impact of a summer institute with follow-up coaching (treatment) versus no professional development (control) on middle and high school teacher and student science practice outcomes. Treatment teachers participated in a 2-week summer institute that used evidence-based professional development practices followed by…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Middle School Teachers, High School Students, Secondary School Teachers
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Knowles, J. Geoff; Kelley, Todd R.; Holland, Jeffery D. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2018
Teacher awareness of STEM careers impacts students as they consider career choices. Researchers examined the effects of teacher professional development and lesson implementation in integrated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) on teacher awareness of STEM careers. Study subjects included high school science and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Career Choice, Faculty Development, High Schools
Tobin, Elise M.; Colley, Sean – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
The Twilight School at Danbury High School in Connecticut helps students who are in danger of failing their freshman year to get back on track. In its first year, the program offered special credit-bearing after-school courses in biology and English to students who failed those classes in their first semester. The smaller class sizes and informal…
Descriptors: High School Freshmen, Grade 9, Intervention, After School Education
Brooks, Sean M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Studies have shown that conflict resolution and violence prevention education may be lacking within school-based environments. There is a gap in the literature regarding pre-service and in-service conflict resolution and violence prevention education for urban high school educators. The purpose of the study was to understand the experiences and…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Urban Schools, Violence, Prevention
Clemensen, Jason Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Administrator, teacher, and student perceptions of one-to-one technology were studied in a single case study approach at one rural Midwest high school. Interviews were conducted with six teachers, two administrators, and a survey was given to 185 student participants. The data collected indicated that while participants perceived success with the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, High Schools, Rural Schools, Administrator Attitudes
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