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Gleason, Katherine – Online Submission, 2011
Today's youth are in a social environment where being the brunt of jokes and harassment of their peers is an accepted and encouraged norm. It is not exactly clear what teachers do to deal with bullying in their classrooms. Much of the research on bullying has focused on elementary and middle school level students. Little is known about bullying at…
Descriptors: High School Students, Bullying, Social Environment, Identification
Kozleski, E. B.; Mulligan, E.; Hernandez-Saca, D. – Online Submission, 2011
Public education has a vital role in ensuring that this and subsequent generations are successful in a global, multilingual economy. In this What Matters brief, we examine how teachers, students, parents, and communities in our nation's schools can create rich opportunities for students to learn. Language (Policy) Matters! includes information and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Educational Opportunities, English (Second Language)
Goel, Sanjay – Online Submission, 2010
Community and culture significantly influence value orientation, perceived needs, and motivation as well as provide the ground for creating shared understanding. All disciplines have their own cultures, and all cultures evolve through cross-cultural exchanges. The computing community has created and documented a sound body of knowledge of…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Engineering Education, Investigations, Educational Research
Watkins, J. Foster – Online Submission, 1982
The chapter was prepared for inclusion in a resource book for beginning teachers in Alabama. The author takes a "multiple roles" approach in analyzing the demands on and expectations for the beginning teacher. It is research-based and closes with a "Ten Prescriptions for Success in the Classroom." The author found it to be a…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Beginning Teachers, Role Perception, Classroom Techniques