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Dionne, Gregg B.; Patrick, Kaleb G.; Deschaine, Mark E.; Francis, Raymond – Education Leadership Review, 2020
The incorporation of professional development (PD) activities for PK-12 teachers has long served to advance competency in the profession. With changes in requirements for continued teacher certification, student performance, and state-level testing, superintendents are faced with maximizing PD opportunities of their faculty. This primary…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Districts, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development Schools
Mayer, Matthew J., Ed.; Jimerson, Shane R., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This timely book presents a data-driven approach to preventing and responding to school violence. As school violence receives increasing attention across the nation, the application of scientific knowledge is critical. For maximum effectiveness, transdisciplinary teams should use school data, logic models, and theories of change to design,…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Prevention, Ecological Factors
David, Samuel S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Due to demographic changes, teachers in mainstream U.S. classrooms now work with English language learners (ELLs) in larger numbers than ever before (Sheng, Sheng, & Anderson, 2011). US schools have been diversifying for decades, and students whose first language is not English are the fastest growing population of students in US schools…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Student Needs, Student Diversity, Minority Group Students
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2013
The "ISSS Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. The following papers are included in the 2013 proceedings: (1) Teaching About Asia in a Social Science Education Program (Cyndi Mottola Poole and Joshua L. Kenna); (2) Teaching Students about…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Education Courses
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Francis, Mark G.; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Proposes an alternative model for environmental education in natural resources emphasizing a complete systems approach. Helps people evaluate and understand natural resources based on underlying ecological principles. Attempts to account for integrating factors in the natural resource system, with land serving as the foundation resource. (MDH)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Francis, John G.; Hampton, Mark C. – Journal of Higher Education, 1999
Examines how research universities are responding to the complex challenge of revenue generation and budgeted expenditures in a market-driven age, and concludes that institutions adapt by incorporating market-like behavior into their business plans. The study found differences between institutions experiencing and not experiencing enrollment…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Competition, Educational Finance
Mellor, Kathleen Lukens; Broadhead, Glenn J – 1982
A Francis Christensen-oriented, "generative rhetoric" 12-step approach to sentence skills was used in two English-as-a-second-language composition courses at Wichita (Kansas) State University in 1980. The classes consisted of approximately 50% Middle Eastern students, 35% Southeast Asian students, and 15% African and South American students. Two…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, English (Second Language), Generative Grammar, Higher Education
Harbage, Alfred, Ed. – 1964
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by Alfred Harbage, H. B. Charlton, Willard Farnham, H. T. Price, Donald A. Stauffer, Brents Stirling, Maynard Mack, Helen Gardner, C. S. Lewis, Alvin Kernan, Bernard Spivack, L. C. Knights, Francis Fergusson, G. Wilson…
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Drama, English Instruction
Palka, Eugene J., Ed.; Galgano, Francis A., Ed. – 2003
North Korea is a country about the size of the state of New York, inhabited by about 23 million people. It came into existence after the conclusion of World War II following decades of occupation of the Korean Peninsula by the Japanese empire. Dividing the peninsula into North and South Korea was the politically expedient solution to one of the…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts
Swisher, Clarice, Ed. – 1997
Intended as an accessible resource for students researching William Shakespeare's (1564-1616) "Comedies," this collection of essays about the great playwright contains an in-depth biography and writings taken from a wide variety of sources. The essays are edited to accommodate the reading and comprehension levels of young adults; each…
Descriptors: Classics (Literature), Comedy, English Literature, Higher Education
Previte, Mark A., Ed.; Sheehan, James J., Ed. – 2001
This collection of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) presidential addresses seeks to provide a valuable window to the history of NCSS and the field of social studies. Following the "Introduction" (James J. Sheehan), addresses appear chronologically: 1936 "Social Sanity through the Social Studies" (R. O.…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Social Studies
Bender, Susan J., Ed.; Smith, George S., Ed. – 2000
This book was written to offer ideas on how to open archeological education to more students, not just those seeking a Ph.D. Individuals in archaeology provide background and offer suggestions for a movement to provide greater access to the field. The book ponders 21st century archaeology, its possible directions and strategies, and call on those…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Cross Cultural Studies
Rubba, Peter A., Ed.; Rye, James A., Ed.; Keig, Patricia F., Ed.; DiBiase, Warren J., Ed. – 2000
Papers from the proceedings of the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) include: (1) "A Quantitative Examination of Teacher Self Efficacy and Knowledge of the Anture of Science" (Chun, Sajin and Oliver, J. Steve); (2) "Investigating Preservice Elementary Teachers' Self-Efficacy…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Curriculum