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Scanfeld, Vanessa; Davis, LaShonda; Weintraub, Leah; Dotoli, Vincent – Educational Leadership, 2018
At Harlem Academy in New York City, a schoolwide creed and baseline habits (such as "come prepared for the start of class with materials" and "follow teacher directions all the way, right away") provide a pathway for consistent behavior expectations throughout the school, allowing students to practice the same positive…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Teacher Expectations of Students, Instructional Leadership
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Sword, Helen – International Journal for Academic Development, 2016
Numerous books, blogs, and articles on research productivity exhort academics to "write every day" even during the busiest of teaching times. Ironically, however, this research-boosting advice hangs from a perilously thin research thread. This article scrutinises the key findings of Robert Boice, whose pioneering studies of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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Barger, Rita H.; Jarrah, Adeeb M. – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2012
March 14 is special because it is Pi Day. Mathematics is celebrated on that day because the date, 3-14, replicates the first three digits of pi. Pi-related songs, websites, trivia facts, and more are at the fingertips of interested teachers and students. Less celebrated, but still fairly well known, is National Metric Day, which falls on October…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Middle Schools, Metric System
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Allington, Richard L.; Gabriel, Rachael E. – Educational Leadership, 2012
We know more now than we ever did before about how to make every child a successful reader, write Allington and Gabriel in this research review. Yet, few students regularly receive the best reading instruction we know how to give. The authors present research supporting their recommendation that every child, every day, should (1) read something he…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Improvement, Reading Motivation, Reading Programs
Kuryla, John – American Educator, 2019
Professional educators--in the classroom, library, counseling center, or anywhere in between--share one overarching goal: ensuring all students receive the rich, well-rounded education they need to be productive, engaged citizens. In this regular feature, we explore the work of professional educators--their accomplishments and their challenges--so…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Unions, Presidents, Union Members
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Metruk, Rastislav – Teaching English with Technology, 2018
The present study investigates the self-reported frequency of watching authentic English videos by university EFL students with the intent of practicing listening comprehension skills. The subjects, 37 Slovak university students, were divided into two groups: 17 first-year B.A. students and 20 first-year M.A. students with the same major Teaching…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Video Technology
Brown, Dan; Rhodes, Dwight E. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2017
Educators Rising, an initiative of PDK International, has developed five microcredentials that allow aspiring teachers to demonstrate what they know and are able to do through experiences very similar to what professional teachers do every day. [This article contains a sidebar: "Microcredentials in the Teacher Academy Classroom: Rigor,…
Descriptors: Knowledge Base for Teaching, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Preservice Teacher Education
Scherer, Marge – Educational Leadership, 2016
Although they may not have to confront the physical dangers fire fighters, and pilots face every day, teachers, principals, and administrators are responsible for many children and to many adults, our authors note (Tomlinson, Danielson, DuFour, Collins, Anderson). What teachers do or don't do affects the well-being of many and they have to make…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Experience, Teaching Conditions, Teaching Skills
Klinger, Amy; Klinger, Amanda – ASCD, 2018
Is your school prepared to deal with a crisis, whether it's a hurricane, an earthquake, an explosion at a nearby chemical facility, an active shooter, or one of many other possibilities? Does your school have an up-to-date plan to deal with hazards of all sorts? Do teachers and other staff members know what to do in emergency situations to protect…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Violence, Crisis Management, School Safety
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Hudson, Alida K.; Williams, Joan A. – Reading Teacher, 2015
This article details one teacher's implementation of reading workshop in her second grade classroom. She provided a framework for authentic reading using the five components of reading workshop: time, choice, response, community, and structure. She found that reading workshop is a highly effective practice for not only increasing students'…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Workshops, Grade 2, Elementary School Teachers
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Kisser, Thomas; Siegmund, Alexander – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
Competence-orientation plays a meaningful role in many recent school curricula. But how are the theoretical and conceptual approaches of competence-orientation based on educational research interpreted by in-service teachers, teacher trainers and representatives of the school administration? And which approaches of competence-orientation are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Competency Based Education, Textbooks
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Laux, Judy – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Although textbooks present corporate finance using a topical approach, good financial management requires an organic approach that integrates the various assignments financial managers confront every day. Breaking the tasks into meaningful subcategories, the current article offers one approach.
Descriptors: Money Management, Business Administration Education, Budgeting, Financial Support
Ohio Department of Education, 2017
It is important for every student in Ohio to attend school every day. Missing too much school has longterm, negative effects on students, such as lower achievement and graduation rates. There are many reasons students miss school, but districts often can directly impact their students' attendance. By using data to identify and support students who…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, School Districts, Strategic Planning, Prevention
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Marino, John; Eisenberg, Mike – Knowledge Quest, 2018
Instructional collaborations between classroom teachers and school librarians often involve the "research project." These annual assignments (typically) are opportunities to put the inquiry process into practice and provide a rich context for learning. The National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Inquiry, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, School Libraries
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Kuban, Caelan – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2012
Millions of the world's children are exposed to traumatic events and relationships every day. Whatever the cause, this overwhelming stress produces a host of unsettling symptoms and reactions. The author highlights six practical principles that undergird healing interventions.
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Self Control, Fear, Safety
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