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Ninkovic, Stefan R.; Kneževic Floric, Olivera C. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Although scholars have acknowledged the role of collaborative relationships of teachers in improving the quality of instruction, teacher collective efficacy continues to be a neglected construct in educational research. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relations between transformational school leadership, teacher self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables
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Appova, Aina; Arbaugh, Fran – Professional Development in Education, 2018
In this study, we investigated teachers' motivation to learn following in the footsteps of emergent research efforts in the field. This qualitative study was grounded in the intersection of four research fields: policy, educational psychology, andragogy and professional development (PD). Findings indicate that teachers' dissatisfactions with their…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Teacher Motivation, Qualitative Research, Secondary School Teachers
Murphy, Brett Gardiner – American Educator, 2018
An educator, who compiled teachers' stories of accountability era reforms into a book, explains why teacher voice is central. The book, "Inside Our Schools: Teachers on the Failure and Future of Education Reform," is organized around the recurring buzzwords the mainstream education reform movement has used to define its policies:…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change, Accountability, Empowerment
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Goddard, Yvonne L.; Kim, Minjung – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Teacher collaboration, instructional practices, and efficacy are linked in various ways in the literature. For example, in schools where teachers reported greater use of differentiated instruction, team collaboration and culture were reportedly higher (Smit & Humpert, 2012). Further, teachers' instructional mastery…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Collaboration, Individualized Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness
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Johnson, Susan Moore; Reinhorn, Stefanie K.; Simon, Nicole S. – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Many urban schools today look to instructional teams as a means to decrease professional isolation, promote teachers' ongoing development, and substantially reduce well-documented variation in teachers' effectiveness across classrooms. Recent research finds that teams can contribute to teachers' development and increased…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Urban Schools, Poverty, Professional Isolation
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Datnow, Amanda; Choi, Bailey; Park, Vicki; St. John, Elise – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background: Data-driven decision making continues to be a common feature of educational reform agendas across the globe. In many U.S. schools, the teacher team meeting is a key setting in which data use is intended to take place, with the aim of planning instruction to address students' needs. However, most prior research has not examined how the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Data, Decision Making, Accountability
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Hardy, Ian – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
This paper examines how policy pressure for increased performance on standardised measures of student achievement influenced the teacher learning practices that arose in a school setting in Queensland, Australia. Drawing upon research and theorising of governing by numbers, and applications to the governance of education, and particularly…
Descriptors: Criticism, Governance, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Sadler, Ian; Reimann, Nicola – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This paper reports a study into the development of staff understanding of assessment and assessment practice. Eight teachers from two universities constructed an initial concept map about assessment that was discussed in a one-to-one semi-structured interview. A year later, a new map was created and the interview focused on change in thinking and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Evaluation, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Concept Mapping
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Ali, Takbir – Teacher Development, 2018
This study documented in detail teachers' voices about their working conditions, professional development needs and opportunities to cater to these needs. The study reported in this paper was conducted as part of a large-scale study that used mixed methods to assess teachers' professional development needs. The qualitative data reported in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Empowerment, Qualitative Research, Work Environment
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Engevik, L. I.; Naess, K. -A. B.; Berntsen, L. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aims of this study were to gain insight into the quality of inclusion in mainstream classrooms involving students with Down syndrome and to reveal underlying predictors. A total of 39 8-year-olds with Down syndrome and their teachers participated. Via a survey, the teachers were asked to rate key indicators of inclusion. Their average rating…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Down Syndrome
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Ammentorp, Louise; Madden, Lauren – Educational Forum, 2018
Being a teacher requires the ability to work with difficult behaviors--not just of students and parents but also of colleagues. Preservice teachers need the opportunity to develop and practice collaboration and communication skills in school settings. This essay draws on research from organizational psychology to offer a framework for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Skill Development, Work Environment, Peer Relationship
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Hamza, Karim; Palm, Ola; Palmqvist, Jenny; Piqueras, Jesús; Wickman, Per-Olof – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
In this paper we present experiences from a joint collaborative research project which may be described as an encounter between a school science teaching practice and a university science didactics research practice. We provide narratives which demonstrate how the encounter between these two communities of practice interacted to produce…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Educational Researchers, Research Projects, College School Cooperation
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Carpenter, Daniel – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore shared workspace and professional learning community (PLC) interactions in schools. The collaborative culture and PLCs were parts of the school culture. The collaborative culture of each school was designed to ensure teachers share intellectual and physical contributions in learning to investigate…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Learning Activities, Communities of Practice, Grounded Theory
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Garzón, Edgar Augusto Aguirre – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This paper describes a case study research project carried out in a public school in Bogotá, Colombia, with four unlicensed teachers of English as a foreign language. Although the institutional guidelines in the school suggest that teachers should collectively propose changes to shape pedagogical realities, there is evidence of little…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Viáfara, John Jairo; Largo, José David – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
Master degree programs have rapidly increased in Colombia to the point where they are one of the most favored options for English teachers seeking to bolster their professional development. This survey study characterizes eighty participants, their five master programs, and their perceptions concerning the influence these graduate courses exerted…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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