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Campbell, Louise – Research Papers in Education, 2020
In the design and development of new school buildings, areas equipped with state-of-the-art technology and large, flexible spaces intended for collaborative teaching and learning are becoming increasingly common. This is in line with an understanding that this kind of learning environment reflects the contexts for work young learners are likely to…
Descriptors: Space Utilization, Teacher Attitudes, Consciousness Raising, Foreign Countries
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Kiuhara, Sharlene A.; Gillespie Rouse, Amy; Dai, Ting; Witzel, Bradley S.; Morphy, Paul; Unker, Becky – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
Making sense of fractions is critical for building the mathematical competence of upper elementary students with and at-risk for a mathematics learning disability. The primary aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of teaching students with and at-risk for learning disabilities an intervention in which they learned to construct…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Mathematics Skills, Knowledge Level, Fractions
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Smith, Chauncey D.; Hope, Elan C. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
This study used a youth participatory action research (YPAR) approach to explore the meaning five Black boys make of race, identity, and oppression through their school experiences in a suburban high school. The first author developed, cofacilitated, and assumed the role of participant observer in a YPAR afterschool program aimed at promoting…
Descriptors: Males, Stereotypes, Racial Factors, Identification (Psychology)
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Neth, Erin L.; Caldarella, Paul; Richardson, Michael J.; Heath, Melissa A. – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2020
Adolescence can be a particularly difficult time for youth as they experience the physical, social, and academic changes that accompany maturation. One of the most critical challenges for schools is teaching adolescent students positive social and emotional skills, which are crucial for them to succeed academically and emotionally. "Strong…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Middle School Teachers, Behavior Problems
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Goldring, Rebecca – National Center for Education Statistics, 2020
The School Questionnaire was administered as part of the 2017-18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), which is a state and nationally representative sample survey of public and private K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The selected school samples include about 10,600 traditional and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Schedules, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools
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Sawyer, Holly; Taie, Soheyla – National Center for Education Statistics, 2020
This Data Point examines the school start time for public high schools in the United States by selected characteristics and state. It uses data from the School Questionnaire of the 2017-18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), which is both a state and nationally representative sample survey of public and private K-12 schools, principals,…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Public Schools, High Schools, Institutional Characteristics
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Simonsen, Brandi; Freeman, Jennifer; Myers, Diane; Dooley, Kathryn; Maddock, Eleanor; Kern, Laura; Byun, Sang – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2020
Teachers receive limited training and support in classroom management, making it incumbent on school leaders to provide efficient and effective professional development supports. We explored the effects of a brief targeted professional development (TPD) approach (brief training, email prompts, and self-management of trained skills) on teachers'…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Classroom Techniques, Instructional Effectiveness, Prompting
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Zagkotas, Vasileios; Niaoustas, Georgios – Education 3-13, 2020
This article aims to discuss the use of postage stamps in everyday teaching. The first part presents a brief clarification of the basic philatelic terms found in the text. The second part presents the ways in which philatelic collections can be used in the teaching of specific subject matters. Part 3 contains five teaching suggestions as small…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Letters (Correspondence), Instructional Materials, Student Projects
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White, Julie A.; Dache, Amalia – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
In the U.S. educational system of higher education, community colleges are positioned as the institutions of access, with student financial aid as the primary policy lever to drive student enrollment. However, completion rates at community colleges are the lowest of all institution types, and financial aid has not been adequate to provide full…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Financial Aid, Suburban Schools, Urban Schools
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Tierney, Gavin; Goodell, Alexandra; Nolen, Susan Bobbitt; Lee, Nathanie; Whitfield, Lisé; Abbott, Robert D. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2020
This paper describes a three-year, design-based research project to redesign a year-long, project-based advanced placement environmental science course to better support student engagement and the development of environmental citizen identities. In the initial implementation, students' increased understanding of environmental problems…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Learner Engagement, Advanced Placement, Curriculum Development
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Visone, Jeremy D. – Professional Development in Education, 2020
This study was a qualitative comparative case study of two secondary schools (one urban high school and one suburban middle school) where teams of teacher leaders were in the planning stages of implementing an initiative about a peer observation protocol called collegial visits. The primary research question was, 'How does a team of teacher…
Descriptors: Observation, High School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Urban Schools
Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve – Harvard Education Press, 2020
In "A Single Garment", Genevieve Siegel-Hawley explores the leadership, policies, and practices that support contemporary school integration. Drawing on a wide range of sources, as well as her own experience as a parent, former student, and teacher, Siegel-Hawley provides a richly layered account of four Richmond, Virginia schools, each…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Equal Education, Preschools, Suburban Schools
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Jant, Erin A.; Uttal, David H.; Kolvoord, Robert; James, Katherine; Msall, Camille – Journal of Geography, 2020
Geospatial technologies, such as geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and GPS have been used in a variety of educational settings to help improve student learning. A sample of 53 high school seniors was recruited from the Geospatial Semester (GSS), a course that emphasizes the use of GIS for problem-solving and students in AP…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, STEM Education, Scientific Literacy, Teaching Methods
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Nelson, Jenna; Papola-Ellis, Aimee; Giatsou, Elina – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2020
The authors examine the influence of a course focused on literacy and data in a field-based teacher preparation program on teacher candidate preparedness to teach literacy. This course is taken by Birth to grade 12 candidates during their third year in the program and places them in local schools eight hours per week for twelve weeks. Our findings…
Descriptors: Authentic Learning, Literacy, Individualized Instruction, Self Efficacy
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Dooley, Karen; Liu, Liwei Livia; Yin, Yue Melody – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
This article reports a study of the supply of private supplementary tuition in literacy for primary school students. The data set consisted of websites and advertisements of 46 suppliers active in an area of suburban Australia with a substantial population of migrants from East Asia. To conceptualise the supply of private tuition as edu-business,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Education, Tutoring, Supplementary Education
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