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Miao, Zhenzhen; Reynolds, David – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
"The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China" provides a unique insight into the mathematics classrooms of these two countries and arrives at a time when the world is eager to know how Chinese learners consistently excel at learning mathematics and other core subjects. Showcasing the kinds…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Cultural Differences
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2014
"MCPS School Safety and Security at a Glance" provides, in a single document, information about the reporting of incidents related to school safety and security, school climate, local school safety program descriptions, and serious incidents. Information is presented for each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school. While much of this…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, School Safety, School Security
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Shaw, Donita Massengill – Reading Teacher, 2013
The purpose of this manuscript was to describe information about an animal-assisted therapy, specifically the Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.) program. In this manuscript I provide information about R.E.A.D. programs in general. Next, I share perspectives solicited from R.E.A.D. participants, specifically teachers, parents, students and…
Descriptors: Animals, Therapy, Reading Programs, Program Effectiveness
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2013
"MCPS School Safety and Security at a Glance" provides, in a single document, information about the reporting of incidents related to school safety and security, school climate, local school safety program descriptions, and serious incidents. Information is presented for each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school. While much of this…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, School Safety, School Security
Caven, Meghan; Checkoway, Amy; Gamse, Beth – Abt Associates, 2012
The Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative is designed to improve academic outcomes by increasing the amount of learning time for students. Schools are expected to provide opportunities to teachers for collaborative planning and professional development as well as add time to the school day or year for instructional and enrichment…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Extended School Day, Teacher Collaboration, School Schedules
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2012
"MCPS School Safety and Security at a Glance" provides, in a single document, information about the reporting of incidents related to school safety and security, school climate, local school safety program descriptions, and serious incidents. Information is presented for each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school. While much of this…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, School Safety, School Security
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Berry, Ruth A. W. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2011
In this exploratory study focusing on teacher perspective, 46 experienced general education teachers met in focus groups to offer advice for their new colleagues regarding teaching students with disabilities in inclusion contexts. The participants' written and verbal comments were analysed, and results were disaggregated by level of experience…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Focus Groups, Teacher Attitudes
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Hatsidimitris, George; Connor, Rick; Ginges, Jacinda; Wolfe, Joe – Teaching Science, 2010
"Glimpses of Science" is the outcome of collaboration between the University of New South Wales and four primary schools in the Sydney metropolitan region. A prototype kit on the topic of sound was developed and demonstrated by the team. This kit formed the basis for further science activities to be designed and produced in conjunction…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Foreign Countries, Hands on Science, Elementary School Science
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Burgess, Tim – For the Learning of Mathematics, 2009
This paper first reports on the methodology of a study of teacher knowledge for statistics, conducted in a classroom at the primary school level. The methodology included videotaping of a sequence of lessons that involved students in investigating multivariate data sets, followed up by audiotaped interviews with each teacher. These stimulated…
Descriptors: Investigations, Research Methodology, Teacher Attitudes, Statistics
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Korth, Byran B.; Erickson, Lynnette; Hall, Kendra M. – Professional Educator, 2009
The purpose of this study was to analyze a sample of classroom teachers' definitions of the term "teacher educator" and determine whether they considered themselves to be teacher educators. The extent that classroom teachers' definitions of a teacher educator were influenced by involvement in a university-public school partnership was also…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators
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Murchan, Damian; Loxley, Andrew; Johnston, Keith – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
The study reported on in this paper is set in the context of a national programme of professional development for primary teachers in the Republic of Ireland which has been in operation since 1999 and finished in 2008. The paper explores the acquisition and interpretation by teachers of the elements of the reform. The authors consider the extent…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Program Effectiveness
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Addi-Raccah, Audrey; Ainhoren, Ronit – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2009
This study probes teachers' attitudes toward parental involvement in schools as a function of four types of school governance as suggested by Bauch and Goldring. Participants of the study included headteachers, chairpersons of parents' committees, and teachers of 11 primary schools in a medium-sized town in Israel. A discriminant analysis found…
Descriptors: Negative Attitudes, Parent Participation, Governance, Discriminant Analysis
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Nelsestuen, Kari; Scott, Caitlin; Hanita, Makoto; Robinson, LeAnne; Coskie, Tracy – Regional Educational Laboratory at Education Northwest, 2009
This study compares the experiences and perceptions of new and experienced teachers in 235 schools in six western states (Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming) that have adopted the Reading First school reform initiative. Using previously collected data from surveys and interviews, the study considers four areas of the reform…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teacher Collaboration, Educational Change, Data Analysis
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Annetta, Leonard; Shymansky, James A. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2008
Distance education is a significant topic of discussion among faculty at all levels of education. This study produced evidence regarding the attitudes toward three distance education delivery modes for science professional development. The study involved 94 elementary school teachers who were participating in a professional development project.…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Professional Development
Gosselin, Colette – Educational Foundations, 2007
Verbal and non-verbal communication interactions have a strong influence on the social construction of gender. Therefore understanding the classroom interaction structures and the subsequent socio-cultural context is a vital commitment for any teacher. Furthermore, since gender is constructed in the day-to-day interactions of children's lives,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Ethnography, Interaction, Sexual Identity
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