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Quint, Janet; Condliffe, Barbara – MDRC, 2018
The concept of project-based learning (PBL) has garnered wide support among a number of K-12 education policy advocates and funders. PBL is viewed as an approach that enables students to develop the "21st century competencies"--cognitive and socioemotional skills--needed for success in college and careers. This issue focus, pulling from…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Skill Development, Thinking Skills
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Lipscomb, Kevin; Nato, Sandy; Ernst, Jeremy; Clark, Aaron; DeLuca, V. William; Kelly, Daniel – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
When students walk into a classroom, often the first question is, "What are we going to do today?" It is easy for educators to fall into the trap of using activities exclusively without considering the value or intent of the content. After all, the students are engaged, and if they are busy they must be learning. Simply being busy,…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Curriculum Implementation, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques
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Alhamlan, Suad; Aljasser, Haya; Almajed, Asma; Almansour, Haila; Alahmad, Nidhal – Higher Education Studies, 2018
This review article aims to explore how habits of mind as the concept defined under the recent Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing contributes to the development of critical thinking in the classroom. The application of a systematic review and a meta-analysis approach allows investigating the selected habits of mind and comparing them…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Classroom Techniques, Habit Formation, Theory of Mind
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Liu, Min; Ko, Yujung; Willmann, Amanda; Fickert, Cynda – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
This study examined 342 teachers' views of professional development (PD) provided by a large school district to support its iPad initiative. We were interested in investigating teachers' perceptions of this district-provided PD, any change in teachers' views, and how they used iPads in their instruction while/after receiving PD. The findings,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Decker-Woodrow, Lauren – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between internal teacher profiles and pre-K teacher-child interaction quality in the pre-K classroom. Two questions were addressed: (1) What internal profiles exist for pre-kindergarten (pre-K) teachers? and (2) Do internal profiles relate to observed structural and process quality in the pre-K classroom?…
Descriptors: Profiles, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Gage, Nicholas A.; Grasley-Boy, Nicolette M.; MacSuga-Gage, Ashley S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Effective classroom instruction is contingent upon successful classroom management. Unfortunately, not all teachers successfully manage classroom behavior and need in-service professional development. In this study, we replicated a targeted professional development approach that included a brief one-on-one training session and emailed visual…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Behavior, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness
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Bulla, Andrew J.; Frieder, Jessica E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Teachers are responsible for providing an education to students of all ability levels. Recent data suggest that roughly 95% of students with a disability are receiving some form of education in their general education setting. Individuals with disabilities tend to engage in higher levels of disruptive behaviors (e.g., talking out in class,…
Descriptors: Self Management, Disabilities, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques
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Martin, Ryan C. – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2018
This chapter explores the important role that anger plays in teaching and learning.
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Affective Behavior, Affective Objectives
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Erturk Kara, H. Gozde – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
The purpose of this research is to understand the role of physical arrangements within the classroom in the development of behavior regulation skill of preschool children. From among the types of action research, the technical/scientific/cooperative action research was employed in the current study. In the selection of the participants, one of the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Child Behavior, Classroom Environment, Action Research
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Allday, R. Allan – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2018
Challenging student behavior remains one of the biggest trials for classroom teachers. Understanding why a student performs a specific behavior is important in determining how to develop an intervention that targets the function of the behavior. This column focuses on how thinking functionally about behavior can help teachers understand why…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Intervention
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van den Berg, Y. H. M.; Stoltz, S. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2018
Inclusive education has brought new challenges for teachers, including the search for a suitable place in the classroom for children with externalizing problems. In the current study, we examined whether a careful rearrangement of the classroom seats could promote social acceptance and more prosocial behaviors for children with externalizing…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Inclusion
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Girardet, Céline – Review of Education, 2018
Considering the crucial goals dependent on classroom management, such as creating a classroom environment conducive to student learning and facilitating student engagement and motivation, it is an important skill for teachers to learn. Accordingly, this literature review aims at untangling the factors influencing the evolution of teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices
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LoCasale-Crouch, Jennifer; Williford, Amanda; Whittaker, Jessica; DeCoster, Jamie; Alamos, Pilar – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2018
This study examined fidelity of implementation in a randomized trial of Banking Time, a classroom-based intervention intended to improve children's behavior, specifically for those at risk for developing externalizing behavior problems, through improving the quality of teacher-child interactions. The study sample comes from a randomized controlled…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Fidelity, Randomized Controlled Trials, Preschool Children
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Yakar, Halide Gamze Ince – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The aim of the present research is to investigate the teachers' use of movies in their classes for the teaching of literature and their opinions on this technique. The research is designed as a case study. The target group of the research, selected on information-oriented sampling, consists of 44 Turkish Language and Literature teachers who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Questionnaires
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Weyand, Larkin; Goff, Brent; Newell, George – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
This study examines how instructional conversations revealed the ways two teachers' argumentative epistemologies (ideational and social process) shaped literacy events focused on the warranting of evidence. A microethnographic study of the literacy events within each teacher's respective instructional unit revealed that each teacher's epistemology…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Teaching Styles, Teaching Methods, Persuasive Discourse
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