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du Plessis, Anna E.; Carroll, Annemaree; Gillies, Robyn M. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
Assigning teachers to a position for which they are not suitably qualified influences effective educational leadership. The paper reveals assumptions and misconceptions about the lived experiences of teachers in out-of-field positions and what it means for effective educational leadership. The multilayered meaning of out-of-field teaching for…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Qualifications, Qualitative Research
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Yemini, Miri; Ramot, Rony; Sagie, Netta – Educational Review, 2016
Parents are widely acknowledged as prominent actors in schools' success; consequently, school-parent interactions are heavily investigated from sociological, psychological, political, and cultural perspectives. By applying the "open system" perspective to schools as an eco-system, this study addresses parents as integrative stakeholders…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Parents, Parent School Relationship
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Puccioni, Jaime – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The author empirically tests the conceptual model of academic socialization, which suggests that parental cognitions about schooling influence parenting practices and child outcomes during the transition to school (Taylor, Clayton, & Rowley, 2004). More specifically, the author examines associations among parents' conceptions of school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Parent Attitudes, Parents, Socialization
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Cha, H. J.; Ahn, M. L. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2014
The purpose of this study was to elicit design guidelines for a teacher tool to support students' diverse needs by facilitating differentiated instructions (DIs). The study used a framework based on activity theory and principles from universal design for learning. As for the research methods, design-based research methods were adopted, and as the…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Guidelines, Educational Resources, Access to Education
Westrich, Lisa; Sanchez, Monika; Strobel, Karen; Duong, Nina – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2012
The Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD), in collaboration with four local school districts--Belmont-Redwood Shores School District (BRSSD), Redwood City School District (RCSD), San Carlos School District (SCSD), and Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD)--launched the Healthy Schools Initiative (HSI) in August 2010. This three-year initiative is…
Descriptors: Health Programs, School Districts, Wellness, Program Implementation
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Erdogan, Mehmet; Kursun, Engin; Sisman, Gulcin Tan; Saltan, Fatih; Gok, Ali; Yildiz, Ismail – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate classroom management and discipline problems that Information Technology teachers have faced, and to reveal underlying reasons and possible solutions of these problems by considering the views of parents, teachers, and administrator. This study was designed as qualitative study. Subjects of this study…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Discipline Problems, Discipline, Time Management
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Lukowiak, Twila – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2010
This article reveals the findings of a multiple case study that demonstrates the behavioral strategies implemented by select elementary personnel that work daily with students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). The personnel who took part in this study were special education behavioral teachers, special education behavioral…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary School Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessional School Personnel