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Arendale, David R., Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this directory was to identify, describe, and evaluate evidence that the education practices improve academic performance, close the achievement gap, and improve persistence towards graduation for low-income, first-generation, and historically-underrepresented 6th grade through college students. Method: The sample for the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Evidence Based Practice, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement
Arendale, David R., Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
This 2016 directory identifies, describes, and contains evaluative data evidence-based practices that improve academic performance, close the achievement gap, and improve persistence towards graduation for low-income, first-generation, and historically-underrepresented 6th grade through college students. The directory was a production of the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Evidence Based Practice, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement
Arendale, David R., Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
Purpose: This directory identifies, describes, and contains evaluative data evidence-based practices that improve academic performance, close the achievement gap, and improve persistence towards graduation for low-income, first-generation, and historically-underrepresented 6th grade through college students. Methodology: The directory was a…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Educational Practices, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap
Bostan Sarioglan, Ayberk; Küçüközer, Hüseyin – Online Submission, 2015
This research was a cross-age study that sought to determine and compare students' ideas about the causes of the seasons. Toward this aim, the research was carried out with 974 students at different educational levels and across the various age groups. First, the data obtained from the responses to the open-ended question was categorized according…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Astronomy, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
Pracana, Clara, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2015, taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 2 to 4 of May. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and behavioral…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, College Students, Academic Achievement
Conderman, Greg; Koman, Kara; Schibelka, Mary; Higgin, Karen; Cooper, Cody; Butler, Jordyn – Online Submission, 2013
Learning strategy instruction is an evidence-based practice for teaching adolescents with mild disabilities. However, researchers have not developed strategies for every content area or skill. Therefore, teachers need to be able develop strategies based on the needs of their students. This article reviews the process for developing and teaching…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Adolescents, Preservice Teachers, Special Education Teachers
Cepni, Salih; Kara, Yilmaz; Cil, Emine – Online Submission, 2012
This study presents findings from an analysis of the Turkish Science and Technology Curriculum Guidelines and their alignment to the university entrance examination. The analysis of the Science and Technology Curriculum focused on various related aspects: content areas and learning outcomes in terms of scientific process skills, science technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle Schools, High Schools, Secondary School Science
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Cutcher, Cortney L., Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. Licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience. This course, Education 590 Culminating…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Multiple Intelligences, Physical Education, Research Projects
Sadler, Troy D.; Klosterman, Michelle L. – Online Submission, 2009
The transition from preservice science teacher education programs to the first years of full-time teaching is arguably one of the most critical stages in the professional development of science teachers. This report documents a longitudinal study aimed at enhancing the research base for understanding this critical stage. The research is framed as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Science Instruction, Teacher Persistence
Saxon, David; Lennex, Lesia; Duvall, Dale – Online Submission, 2008
Many students believe they are equipped for college only to discover that they need additional preparation in understanding how to apply content and/or improvement of study skills. How can public schools work together with colleges to better prepare students? Great scrutiny of the curriculum in conjunction with determination of college-entrance…
Descriptors: High Schools, School Schedules, Biology, Science Curriculum
Julian, June – Online Submission, 2008
Ecology Art as a genre addresses sensitivity to our natural world and the interdependence of all living things, Over the past several decades Ecology artists have developed a distinguished tradition including a variety of international projects. In recent times, Eco Artists have also been exploring Internet technologies, and are being joined by…
Descriptors: Ecology, Conservation (Environment), Art Products, Artists
Oberlander, Judith; Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine the perceptions of technology integration by 90 entry level students in a teacher education program. During their field experience placement, candidates observed teachers' integration of technology in the classroom. During the final week of observation, the candidates completed a modified…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration
Ross, David B.; Driscoll, Richard – Online Submission, 2006
The presentation covers information on test anxiety reduction strategies from over thirty years of experience with clients of a variety of ages. Dr. Ross is from the College of Lake County. Dr. Driscoll is a private practitioner and Director of the American Test Anxieties Association. The purpose is to address age appropriate test anxiety…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Intervention
Young, Barbara N.; Snead, Donald; Sutarso, Toto – Online Submission, 2002
School discipline is viewed as a national concern that is becoming more serious by the day. Practicing teachers, student teachers, and preservice high education students across the country are concerned with discipline-related problems in schools across the nation. Perceptions of discipline influence practicing teachers, student teachers, and…
Descriptors: Discipline, Discipline Problems, Middle School Teachers, High Schools