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Jiménez-Castellanos, Oscar; García, Eugene – Review of Research in Education, 2017
This chapter proposes a conceptual framework that merges intersectionality and policy analysis as an analytical tool to understand the nuanced, multilayered, compounded educational inequality encountered specifically by low-income, Latino Spanish-speaking students in Arizona K-12 public schools as a function of intersecting educational policies.…
Descriptors: Social Class, Ethnicity, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Striano, Maura – Educational Theory, 2016
After its publication in 1916, "Democracy and Education" opened up a global debate about educational thought that is still ongoing. Various translations of Dewey's work, appearing at different times, have aided in introducing his ideas within different conversations and across different cultures. The introduction of Dewey's masterwork…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Theories, Educational Change
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Phillips, Melinda – Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, 2016
Service and emotional support animals (ESA) have recently been a topic of conversation on college campuses, despite decades of controversy related to the interpretation of federal law. The distinction between an Emotional Support Animal and Service Animals, and the rights of the student regarding accommodations under FHA and ADA have been debated…
Descriptors: Animals, College Environment, College Students, Student Rights
US Senate (NJ1), 2014
There is no evidence that physically restraining or putting children in unsupervised seclusion in the K-12 school system provides any educational or therapeutic benefit to a child. In fact, use of either seclusion or restraints in non-emergency situations poses significant physical and psychological danger to students. Yet the first round of data…
Descriptors: Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems, Punishment, Educational Research
Ebner, Martin; Schön, Martin; Taraghi, Behnam; Steyre, Michael – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
Individual learning is out of sync with the elements of a curricula and the daily program of a teacher. At a time when multidigit multiplication methods are taught, many children are not perfectly performing the basic multiplication table. Teachers organize settings for learning and they usually have no time to give an individual feedback to every…
Descriptors: Multiplication, Mathematics Instruction, Databases, Elementary School Mathematics
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Stokes, Patricia D. – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2013
The dictionary definition of constraint is one-sided, solely restrictive. The problem-solving definition is two-sided. Constraints come in pairs. One retains its restrictive function, precluding something specific; the other directs search for its substitute. The paired constraint model is applied to both domain and classroom. I discuss the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Creativity, Problem Solving
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Lea, Martha – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2012
Even smaller Western countries receive immigrants from remote areas with poorer living conditions. As stated in the U.N. Child Convention, immigrant children should be given equal opportunities in education. Parents are always interested in their children's future, and education may gain from stronger cooperation between school and parents. Some…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Migrants, Educational Policy, Parent School Relationship
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Pseekos, A. Chantelle; Dahlen, Eric R.; Levy, Jacob J. – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2008
The authors describe the development and preliminary validation of the Academic Stereotype Threat Inventory, a self-report measurement of math-related stereotype threat among women. A preliminary version of the instrument was administered to 308 undergraduate women. Principal component analysis yielded a 3-factor solution. Convergent and…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Factor Analysis, Validity, Measurement Techniques
Doucet, Christine; Durand, Claire; Smith, Michael – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2008
This study examines the gender pay gap among university faculty by analyzing gender differences in one component of faculty members' salaries--"market premiums." The data were collected during the Fall of 2002 using a survey of faculty at a single Canadian research university. Correspondence analysis and logistic regression analysis were…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Recognition (Achievement), Collective Bargaining, Salary Wage Differentials
Bauman, Dona C. – Online Submission, 2007
This purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of parents with children with disabilities towards their children and how Mexican society treats their children. Using a focus group with a translator four middle class parents were interviewed about their children with disabilities in Guadalajara, Mexico. At a later date two other parents…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Focus Groups
Southern Regional Education Board, 2005
Learning objects are digital content that can be used and reused for teaching and learning. They are modular, flexible, portable, transferable (interoperable) and accessible. Learning objects may be used to teach a particular skill or concept, or to provide stimulating thinking and learning experiences for the teacher or student. A learning…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Metadata, Educational Media, Instructional Materials
State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2005
For over fifty years, speaker after speaker ? university presidents, business leaders, Presidents of the United States ? have praised our system of higher education as the finest in the world,but even as we bask in the afterglow of past achievements a starker reality is emerging on the horizon. For the first time in decades the United States no…
Descriptors: Accountability, Higher Education, Educational Improvement, Academic Standards
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Clabaugh, Gary K.; Clabaugh, Alison A. – Educational Horizons, 2005
A painstaking investigative report by the Washington Post describes pre-massacre Columbine as filled with social vinegar. The high school was dominated by a "cult of the athlete." In this distorted environment, a coterie of favored jocks, who wore white hats to set themselves apart, consistently bullied, hazed, and sexually harassed their…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Context Effect, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior
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Henry, Sue Ellen – Teachers College Record, 2005
This article explores the moral imperative for teaching multiculturalism from a classically pragmatic point of view. Through an examination of the principles of classical pragmatism, embodied in the work of John Dewey, this analysis suggests that approaching multiculturalism from a pragmatic perspective lends a necessary moral foundation for the…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Teaching Methods, Pragmatics, Educational Change
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2004
In this report, the Commission considers the request by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges (BOG) and the Riverside Community College District (RCCD) to establish the Moreno Valley Educational Center as a full-service community college campus. The Commission?s overall conclusion is that the Moreno Valley Educational Center…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Diversity (Student), Program Proposals, State Government
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