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Schueler, Beth; West, Martin R. – Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, 2021
We study an early effort amid the COVID-19 pandemic to develop new approaches to virtually serving students, supporting teachers, and promoting equity. This five-week, largely synchronous, summer program served 11,769 rising 4th-9th graders. "Mentor teachers" provided PD and videos of themselves teaching daily lessons to "partner…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Educational Technology
Urban, Jennifer Brown, Ed.; Linver, Miriam R., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
After years of hard work and many long hours, you've finally finished your dissertation and earned your doctorate. You've persevered through many challenges, but one dilemma still lies before you: What will you do with your degree? Many graduates go on to pursue academic careers -- but academia isn't for everyone. This career guide examines the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Doctoral Degrees
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Leonard, Jacqueline; Walker, Erica N.; Bloom, Victoria R.; Joseph, Nicole M. – Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 2020
In this chapter, the authors use Black Feminist Thought (BFT) to examine the mathematics education and the educational attainment of African American females in a matrilineal line that spans five generations. A cross analysis of school experiences, from a maternal great-great-grandmother to her great-great-granddaughter, reveal a portrait of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Attainment, African Americans, Females
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Geesa, Rachel Louise; Brown, Rebecca D.; McConnell, Kat R. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2020
Education doctoral (EdD) students face unique challenges to complete a doctorate as scholar-practitioners. An EdD mentoring pathways program for first year EdD students to receive support and advice from fellow colleagues and graduates of the doctoral program to successfully complete the degree at a mid-sized, midwestern university was initially…
Descriptors: Mentors, Doctoral Students, Sustainability, Student Attitudes
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Brown, Rebecca D.; Geesa, Rachel Louise; McConnel, Kat R. – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2020
Supporting the proficiencies scholar-practitioners need to be successful in Doctor of Education (EdD) programs typically differ from the needs of traditional doctoral students in other types of programs; however, EdD students may benefit from participating in a mentoring program during the progression of their academic career. Several theoretical…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Mentors, Education Majors, Models
Simonson, Shawn R., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) is a pedagogy that is based on research on how people learn and has been shown to lead to better student outcomes in many contexts and in a variety of academic disciplines. Beyond facilitating students' mastery of a discipline, it promotes vital educational outcomes such as communication skills and…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning
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Ritter, Nicola; Kilinc, Emin; Navruz, Bilgin; Bae, Yunhee – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
This article reviews Test of Nonverbal Intelligence-Fourth Edition (TONI-4), an individually administered instrument created to assess intelligence. The distinguishing characteristic of the TONI-4 is the nonverbal, motor-reduced format that assesses common elements of intelligence without the confounding effects of motor or linguistic skills. The…
Descriptors: Nonverbal Tests, Intelligence Tests, Scoring, Test Items
Tropp, Linda R., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
The landmark "Brown v. Board of Education" case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court cited psychological evidence in overturning school segregation, is just one example of the powerful and far-reaching impact social science research can have on the world beyond academia. But many researchers still find it challenging to share scientific…
Descriptors: Research Utilization, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Mass Media
Brown, J. D., Ed. – TESOL International Association, 2013
In this revised edition in the popular New Ways Series, teachers have once again been given an opportunity to show how they do assessment in their classrooms on an everyday basis. Often feeling helpless when confronted with large-scale standardized testing practices, teachers here offer classroom testing created with the direct aim of helping…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Brown, David W., Ed.; Witte, Deborah, Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2014
Research shows that not only does higher education not see the public; when the public, in turn, looks at higher education, it sees mostly malaise, inefficiencies, expense, and unfulfilled promises. Yet, the contributors to this issue of the "Higher Education Exchange" tell of bright spots in higher education where experiments in working…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teaching Conditions, Citizenship
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Davis, William J.; Rush, Alexandra; Tevington, Patricia; Urban, Jennifer Brown; Linver, Miriam R. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2021
Non-formal education (NFE) programs -- those existing separately from hierarchically and chronologically organized schools -- have a long history with distance and online learning, both of which have been essential to NFE programming. NFE programs like Scouts BSA, the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) co-ed program for 11-17 year olds, rely upon…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Nonformal Education, Youth Clubs, National Organizations
Wehmeyer, Michael L.. Ed.; Brown, Ivan, Ed.; Percy, Maire, Ed.; Fung, W. L. Alan, Ed.; Shogren, Karrie A., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2017
The trusted core disability textbook gets a comprehensive update in this second edition, now thoroughly revised to include all the critical topics today's professionals need to know about as they work with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brought to you by a new team of world-renowned experts and contributors, this…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Student Development, Etiology
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Ungar, Harry; Brown, David R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2010
ChemEd Bridges is an NSF-funded project that provides career and professional development opportunities for chemistry faculty members who teach at two-year colleges (2YCs). We broaden the interests and the horizons of these faculty members by building bridges between them and the broader community of chemical educators. In particular, we have…
Descriptors: Two Year Colleges, Chemistry, Educational Opportunities, College Faculty
Freeman, Sydney, Jr., Ed.; Hagedorn, Linda Serra, Ed.; Goodchild, Lester, Ed.; Wright, Dianne, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2013
Where is higher education as a field of study going in this century? How will higher education program leaders design and sustain their degree programs' vitality in the face of perennial challenges from inside and outside the academy? While in 1979 the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) defined standards for student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Doctoral Degrees, Guidelines
Sartain, Lauren; Zou, Andrew; Gutiérrez, Vanessa; Shyjka, Andria; Hinton, Ebony; Brown, Eric R.; Easton, John Q. – University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, 2020
Responding to an Illinois law that took effect in 2010, the Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA), Chicago Public Schools (CPS) created and implemented the REACH (Recognizing Educators Advancing Chicago's Students) educator evaluation and support system. REACH was piloted in 2012-13. It is still being implemented as of the 2019-20 school year…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Attitudes
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