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Quinn, Frances; Charteris, Jennifer; Adlington, Rachael; Rizk, Nadya; Fletcher, Peter; Reyes, Vicente; Parkes, Mitchell – Australian Educational Researcher, 2019
As we see a ramping-up of online teacher professional learning and development (PLD) offerings, it is becoming increasingly imperative to consider the complexity and nuances of what constitutes effective online teacher PLD, and to be able to plan and evaluate it. There is a need for PLD to be 'genuinely effective', but while descriptions of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Faculty Development, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Otto, Rafael – Grantmakers for Education, 2018
When CME Group Foundation (CME) was formed in 2007 with an endowment from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Trust, its founders set out to engage in grantmaking that would improve education from cradle to career and strengthen the region's economy. During its first decade, nearly a quarter of CME's grants targeted early childhood education with an…
Descriptors: Grants, Low Income Groups, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills
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Nilchian, Firoozeh; Shakibaei, Fereshteh; Jarah, Zeinab Taghi – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
This study was aimed to evaluate the impact of visual pedagogy in dental check-ups and preventive practices among children with autism aged 6-12. In this randomized double-blind clinical trial, the cooperation of 40 children with autism age 6-12. The selected children were equally divided into two groups of case and control (n = 20). The obtained…
Descriptors: Autism, Children, Preadolescents, Cooperation
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Biag, Manuelito – School Community Journal, 2017
There is growing recognition that the traditional research paradigm fails to address the needs of school practitioners. As such, more collaborative and participatory approaches are being encouraged. Yet few articles examine the structures, processes, and dynamics of research-practice partnerships. To address this gap, this essay analyzes a…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Cooperation, Colleges, School Districts
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Mozolic, Jennifer; Shuster, Julia – Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education, 2016
This report on historical trends and recent findings in the literature on academic tutoring is the first step in a community-based research collaboration between faculty and students at a small liberal arts college, the local public school district, and a nonprofit foundation that supports public K-12 education. Each year, this nonprofit…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Tutoring, Tutorial Programs
CASAS - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems, 2016
This report is a compilation of California's responses to the four questions that the United States Department of Education (ED), Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) poses annually to all states and territories receiving federal supplementary funding from the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), Title II of the Workforce…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Labor Force Development, Labor Legislation, Adult Education
Abt Associates, 2016
This report describes findings from an evaluation that documented approaches, successes, and challenges of partnership coordination efforts in Philadelphia facilitated by the Community Partnerships VISTA Project of the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) and by the United Communities' Southeast Philadelphia…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Urban Areas, School Community Programs, School Districts
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Sun, Lingyun; Xiang, Wei; Chen, Shi; Yang, Zhiyuan – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2015
Design integrates concepts and solves problems. Crowdsourcing design imports vast knowledge and produces creative ideas. It publishes design tasks, collects dozens of contributors' ideas and reward the best. Contributors in crowdsourcing design work individually when generating ideas. However, those who collaborate could make better use of crowd's…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites, Design
Wang, Jianjun – Online Submission, 2015
Proposition 10, also known as the California Children and Families Act of 1998, is the legislation for creating Kern County Children and Families Commission (First 5 Kern). Over the past 15 years, First 5 Kern administered a trust fund from a $.50 per pack tax on cigarettes or equivalent tobacco products to support children ages 0-5 and their…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Child Health, Early Childhood Education
CASAS - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems, 2015
This report is a compilation of California's responses to the four questions that the United States Department of Education (ED), Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) poses annually to all states and territories receiving federal supplementary funding from the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), Title II of the Workforce…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Labor Force Development, Labor Legislation, Adult Education
US Department of Education, 2015
Race to the Top's success ultimately must be measured by its long-term impact on student learning. Because simultaneous change in multiple systems takes time, it is too early to make that determination of success now. However, it is not too early to learn from the positive achievements of and challenges faced by Race to the Top states. This report…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
US Department of Education, 2015
Race to the Top's success ultimately must be measured by its long-term impact on student learning. Because simultaneous change in multiple systems takes time, it is too early to make that determination of success now. However, it is not too early to learn from the positive achievements of and challenges faced by Race to the Top states. This…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
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Brass, Elinor; Coles, Susan M. – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2014
This article is an account of a national project established to support secondary school art teachers to re-engage with their own artistic practice. It draws extensively upon the experiences of the participants and examines the value of teachers making time for their own practical work, both personally and professionally. Beginning in January…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Art Teachers, National Programs, Art Activities
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Glueck, Courtney L.; Reschly, Amy L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
The purpose of this article is to explore the construct of congruence, particularly with regard to school-family collaboration and partnerships. An in-depth review of the empirical and theoretical literature supporting a shift in focus from encouraging family involvement to creating effective school-family partnerships is presented, followed by an…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Literature Reviews
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Murley, Lisa D.; Gandy, S. Kay; Sublett, Michael D.; Kruger, Darrell P. – Teacher Development, 2014
This article explores a two-year professional development initiative with four state geographic alliances. Professional development planners, whether planning for a large- or small-scale initiative or one with unlimited or limited funding, will benefit from learning about this successful professional development activity and how the impact in the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Evaluation Methods, Program Evaluation, Cooperation
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