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Foulds, Kim; Bucuvalas, Abby – American Journal of Play, 2019
Research has shown that playful learning helps foster the development of young children. Adult guidance of this play in meaningful ways can unlock the transformative power of education. Lack of knowledge about guided play, however, often leads to children growing up without opportunities to learn through play. Considering this, the authors analyze…
Descriptors: Intervention, Cross Cultural Studies, Transformative Learning, Urban Areas
National Association of School Nurses, 2020
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that access to a registered professional nurse (hereinafter referred to as a school nurse) all day, every day can improve students' health, safety, and educational achievement. Student acuity and school community indicators should be assessed to determine appropriate staffing…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Role, Working Hours, Responsibility
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Erarslan, Ali – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
Social media platforms have gained an exceptional popularity especially in the last ten years and become an important part of human lives. Among the popular social media platforms, Instagram is used by millions of people every day especially by the young adults. Given this significance, social media platforms have been used for educational…
Descriptors: Social Media, Photography, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Minalla, Amir Abdalla – English Language Teaching, 2022
For some reason, EFL students lose their motivation and interests and become more demotivated as time goes by. Many of the conducted studies focus on the factors that cause EFL learners' demotivation rather than how EFL learners' demotivation impact on classroom learning processes. Thus, the study will focus on the impact of EFL learners'…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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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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Tualaulelei, Eseta – Ethnography and Education, 2021
Names are used every day in classrooms across the world as an important marker of personal and social identity but educators will, from time to time, encounter names that are unfamiliar or perceived as difficult to pronounce. The present study explores teachers' and students' language dispositions towards names and how naming practices impact…
Descriptors: Naming, Self Concept, Pronunciation, Teacher Student Relationship
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Dickson, Elizabeth; Brindis, Claire D. – Journal of School Nursing, 2021
As described in the Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice, school nurses bridge the realities of health and education policy within the school community every day. This role is inclusive of helping teach sexual health education (SHE) to students. We were interested in characterizing how school nurses navigate requirements of health…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Sex Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy
Rouleau, Kristin; Abla, Cheryl; Gibson, Tonia; Simenson-Gurolnick, Jeanette – McREL International, 2021
The challenges of virtual learning have been well documented during the last year as districts have focused on providing students with devices and internet access, debated developmental appropriateness of virtual learning, engaged teachers in professional development activities about how to design and deliver meaningful online lessons, worried…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Pandemics, COVID-19
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Davies, Martin – Australian Universities' Review, 2019
In 2018 Australia's leading national university, the Austrailian National University (ANU), decided to break off consultation with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation over a bequest to fund a course on Western civilisation. It is not every day that a university decides to turn down a $3 billion bequest to fund a humanities program (Groch,…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, College Curriculum
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, 2021
The Performance Evaluation for Alaska's Schools (PEAKS) assessment is administered annually statewide to students in grades 3 through 9 in ELA and mathematics. It provides students the opportunity to show their understanding of "Alaska's English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Standards." The assessments provide information to…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Summative Evaluation
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Fullan, Michael – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2020
This article highlights key points with respect to each of the following: 1) School systems around the world were stagnant before Covid-19 and had been for some time; 2) Therefore there was considerable pent-up energy to make some changes. Covid-19 has both exposed and exacerbated what was wrong with the system, but has also provided opportunities…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Educational Change
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Gibson, Dominic J.; Gunderson, Elizabeth A.; Levine, Susan C. – Child Development, 2020
Individual differences in children's number knowledge arise early and are associated with variation in parents' number talk. However, there exists little experimental evidence of a causal link between parent number talk and children's number knowledge. Parent number talk was manipulated by creating picture books which parents were asked to read…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Parent Influence, Numbers, Numeracy
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Dillard, Cynthia B. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
As teachers in the US context, we have spent precious little time considering what it would mean to be prepared and ready for Black children. In such readiness, (re)cognition of the spirit and spirituality of Black people would be central in understanding and preparing for our children and families. This article asks the question: What would it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Elementary Schools, Cultural Influences
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Spilsbury, Nina – Primary Science, 2019
Following a learning experience with one of her Year 2 students, whose extreme and challenging behavior required extra support from a teaching assistant (TA) but who loved practical hands-on science days and investigations, it occurred to the author that there must be hundreds of children and TAs all over the UK facing challenging dilemmas every…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Grade 2, Science Instruction, Teacher Aides
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
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