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Scheerens, Jaap – School Leadership & Management, 2013
The article "Getting lost in translation" by Harris, Chapman, Muijs and Reynolds addresses the engagement of policy-makers and educational practitioners with (the results of) educational effectiveness and improvement research. In this commentary the article is discussed from the perspectives of research utilisation, the solidity of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Effective Schools Research, Educational Quality, Theory Practice Relationship
Pollman, Mary Jo – Teachers College Press, 2017
This is the first in-depth look at the important connections between the arts and science specifically for early childhood education (pre-K-3rd grade). Highlighting their many commonalities, such as the processes involved in creative problem solving, the author draws on what we can learn from Leonardo da Vinci as the supreme artist-scientist.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Artists
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Hundley, Stephen P., Ed. – Assessment Update, 2017
This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) Using National Benchmarking Data to Improve Student Learning in Chemistry at Lebanon Valley College (Marc A. Harris); (2) Mutually Dependent Outcomes: Using Assessment to Improve First-Year Retention and Student Learning (Alan Bearman and Elaine Lewis); (3) Emergent…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Chemistry, Science Instruction, College Science
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Girli, Alev; Öztürk, Halil – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the usage levels of metacognitive reading strategies by students diagnosed with specific learning disability (SLD), academic self-efficacy and the concept of self, in comparison to their typically developing (TD) peers. The data to be used in the study were collected using the…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Reading Strategies, Learning Disabilities, Academic Ability
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Remine, Maria D.; Care, Esther; Grbic, Melissa – Deafness and Education International, 2009
This study examines whether self-concept scores of deaf students vary according to age at diagnosis of deafness, the degree of deafness and the number of visits students receive from a teacher of the deaf. Thirty-seven deaf students between the ages of 12 and 18 attending inclusive educational settings in Western Australia participated in the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Deafness, Identification, Self Concept Measures
McManus, Kimberly Ozella – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to measure and compare five preconditions for success of African American male community college students at community colleges by determining if there is a relationship between a) GPA and credits earned, utilizing Wood and Harris' (2012; 2016) Community College Survey of Men (CCSM, 2014) and Community College Success…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, African American Students, Males
Harris, Paul – Educational Leadership, 2015
Research shows that young children ask a multitude of why and how questions. And when they do, they're not simply trying to get adult attention; instead, they're actively seeking information. In this article, Paul Harris describes the findings of a number of research analyses based on extensive transcripts of children's natural speech. Some of the…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Educational Research, Meta Analysis, Teaching Methods
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2011
An August 2010 Harris Interactive[R] survey, commissioned by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, posed questions about entrepreneurship to 5,077 U.S. young people ages eight to twenty-four. The results show that business ownership continues to capture the imaginations of America's youth, particularly for those who know a successful entrepreneur…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Children, Adolescents, Young Adults
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McKeown, Debra; FitzPatrick, Erin; Sandmel, Karin – Behavioral Disorders, 2014
Self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) is one of the most effective writing interventions (Graham, McKeown, Kiuhara, & Harris, 2012) and has improved the writing skills of students with emotional and behavior disorders (EBD). Practice-based professional development (PBPD) has been effective for teaching participants how to implement SRSD…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
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Dooley, Caitlin McMunn; Calandra, Brendan; Harmon, Stephen – Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 2014
This qualitative case study describes how 18 preservice teachers learned to nurture literary meaning-making via activities based on Louise Rosenblatt's Reader Response Theory within a multi-user virtual environment (MUVE). Participants re-created and responded to scenes from selected works of children's literature in Second Life as a way to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Reader Response, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment
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Sutton, Lenford C.; Spearman, Patrick Thomas – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2014
After "Zelman v. Simmons-Harris" (2002), civil conflict over use of vouchers and taxes to purchase private education, especially in religious schools, largely remained an issue for state courts' jurisprudence. However, in 2010, it returned to the U.S. Supreme Court when Arizona taxpayers challenged the constitutionality of the state's…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Tax Credits, Court Litigation, Constitutional Law
Bowman, Barbara T. – Zero to Three (J), 2012
Barbara T. Bowman, MA, the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at Erikson Institute, discusses the important roles that grandparents play in the lives of their grandchildren. Dr. Bowman offers suggestion for how to approach the grandparenting role, including setting boundaries, maintaining open communication, and valuing the…
Descriptors: Young Children, Grandchildren, Grandparents, Child Development
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Jones, Jaimon K.; Hebert, Thomas P. – Gifted Child Today, 2012
The strengths and talents of diverse gifted learners must be supported in culturally responsive middle and high school classrooms. Secondary social studies teachers can use teaching strategies to provide an enriched experience in U.S. history classrooms that will engage and intellectually challenge diverse gifted learners. The model proposed by…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, History, Social Studies
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Burn, Katharine; Harris, Richard – Teaching History, 2016
In 2009 the Historical Association conducted the first of what has become an annual survey of history teachers in England. Its aim was to get beyond bare statistics relating to subject uptake and examination success to examine the reality of history teaching across all kinds of schools and to map the extent of variation in students' and teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Teacher Surveys, Experience
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Hawk, Jena L.; Hill, Lilian H. – Community College Enterprise, 2016
Due to its seemingly unclear and ambiguous mission, the community college has somewhat of a stigma attached to it, as the four-year institution defines the American college experience (LaPaglia, 1994). Although only a few studies concerning media portrayals of community college students have been published within the last 20 years, the existing…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Mass Media, Stereotypes
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