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Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
While shadowing as a method has been analysed and discussed, these discussions have often been focused on (business) management research as opposed to school leadership research. Additionally, little attention has so far been paid to the parameters of shadowing. Without knowledge of these matters, the validity, merits and difficulties of shadowing…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, Principals, Leadership Training, Educational Administration
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Zheng, Lidan; Grove, Rachel; Eapen, Valsamma – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: Mothers of children with autism experience high levels of stress. However, little is known about whether maternal stressors differ across children of different ages. Method: This study investigated stressors in mothers of 29 pre-school-aged and 27 school-aged children with autism. Correlation and regression analyses were used to…
Descriptors: Mothers, Predictor Variables, Stress Variables, Autism
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Cramp, Joshua; Medlin, John F.; Lake, Phoebe; Sharp, Colin – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
This paper outlines the key issues of remotely invigilated online exams (RIOEs) and presents ways to avoid and resolve the issues for educators who are considering implementing them. The purpose of this paper is to share the lessons learned during the process of implementing and evaluating RIOEs and highlight the key considerations required to…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Supervision, Observation, Program Implementation
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Preston, Christine – Teaching Science, 2018
Magnifying objects can foster wonder in young children because they can make new observations of familiar things. This activity helps children explore common substances and familiar materials using a magnifying glass. Magnification can help people observe living things more closely providing a link to the work of scientists and the magnifying…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Laboratory Equipment, Young Children, Science Activities
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Jensen, Matilde Bisballe; Utriainen, Tuuli Maria; Steinert, Martin – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
This paper presents the experienced difficulties of students participating in the multidisciplinary, remote collaborating engineering design course challenge-based innovation at CERN. This is with the aim to identify learning barriers and improve future learning experiences. We statistically analyse the rated differences between distinct design…
Descriptors: Barriers, Concept Mapping, Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering Education
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Rogers, Susanne – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2018
This article reports on the perspectives of mothers and educators in relation to the engagement of mothers in their children's learning as children living in complex circumstances made the transition to school. For the purposes of this study, family engagement related to engaging with children's learning, which may not necessarily equate to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Transitional Programs, Foreign Countries, Metropolitan Areas
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Hadley, Fay; Rouse, Elizabeth – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2018
The purpose of this article is to examine the disconnect happening in relation to family-centre partnerships. Developing partnerships with families is hotly debated and provides challenges for educators teaching in the early childhood sector. Using a comparative case study analysis, several research studies conducted in the states of New South…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Family School Relationship, Early Childhood Education, Comparative Analysis
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Ashton, Graham R.; Klopper, Christopher J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
There appear to be considerable differences in the outcomes of group string teaching programs in Queensland. Some teachers appear to be able to generate, manage, and administrate highly efficacious programs; others seem to experience difficulty transferring the knowledge and skills required for students to become successful string players. As a…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music, Music Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Engelen, Lina; Wyver, Shirley; Perry, Gabrielle; Bundy, Anita; Chan, Tammie Kit Yee; Ragen, Jo; Bauman, Adrian; Naughton, Geraldine – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Our aims were to examine the efficacy of a new observational instrument "System for Observing Outdoor Play" for detecting changes in outdoor play and chart the use of recycled and repurposed materials in the school playground during the course of an intervention to increase outdoor play. Children from one Sydney primary school were…
Descriptors: Observation, Play, Playgrounds, Elementary School Students
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Nolan, Andrea; Paatsch, Louise – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2018
Learning through play has traditionally been a central tenet in early childhood education, however, in recent times primary schools have begun to consider the benefits of introducing a play-based approach into early years classrooms to support young children's learning, especially in the areas of language and literacy. This study focuses on the…
Descriptors: Play, Early Childhood Education, Grade 1, Professional Identity
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Nguyen, Hoa Thi Mai; Loughland, Tony – Teaching Education, 2018
Much research in the area of pre-service teacher (PST) identity formation has focused on the mentoring relationship between PSTs and their supervising teachers. While this is important to identity formation, interaction with peers is another area that needs to be examined. Using Wenger's matrix as a theoretical framework, this study aimed to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Professional Identity, Case Studies, Student Attitudes
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Hanham, José; McCormick, John – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Relationships among self-construal, self-efficacy, and group behaviors during a group problem-solving task with friends and acquaintances were hypothesized. The sample comprised 126 students in Grades 8-11, from 5 randomly selected government high schools, organized into 42 groups. Data collection involved self-reports and observations.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Student Attitudes
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Ferguson-Patrick, Kate – Education 3-13, 2018
Cooperative learning (CL) has a strong research base, but it is underutilised. This can be explained by teachers' reluctance to experiment with pedagogies in an environment increasingly focused on high-stakes testing. Early career teachers (ECTs) need support to be innovative practitioners, particularly with such a complex one as CL. The teacher's…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Cooperative Learning, High Stakes Tests, Teaching Methods
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Palesy, Debra – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This paper elaborates how home care workers develop skills in their workplaces after only brief classroom manual handling training and suggests how this development may be supported in situations of relative social isolation. A qualitative approach was adopted for this inquiry, in which new home care workers were directly observed and interviewed…
Descriptors: Social Isolation, Case Studies, Home Health Aides, Foreign Countries
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Ndhlovu, Sithembile; Varea, Valeria – Education 3-13, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine how the design and organisation of primary school playground spaces may result in the inclusion or exclusion of some groups of children. Two primary school playgrounds in rural New South Wales, Australia, were selected for this investigation. Data were collected through observations and unstructured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Playgrounds, Space Utilization
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