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Barnett, Elisabeth A.; Fay, Maggie P.; Liston, Cynthia; Reyna, Ryan – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2022
While there is interest in pathways-aligned high school math reform among secondary education stakeholders, change in high school math depends a great deal on policies, practices, and norms at the higher education level. This report focuses on the role of higher education in influencing (encouraging or deterring) secondary education math reform.…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Higher Education, Secondary School Mathematics, High School Students
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Ewoldt, Kathy B.; Dieterich, Cynthia A.; Brady, Kevin P. – NASSP Bulletin, 2020
Despite increasing animal prevalence in public spaces, few districts have proactively developed policies to integrate assistance, therapy, service, and emotional support animals that are both legally sound and support the needs of individual students. Federal legislation defines a variety of animals that could accompany students, but only those…
Descriptors: Animals, Students with Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy
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Dieterich, Cynthia A.; Kucharczyk, Suzanne; Brady, Kevin P. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2019
As mandated by federal law, all students with a disability who qualify for special education and related services must be provided a free appropriate public education (FAPE). With ongoing changes to statutory definitions and legal interpretation of what constitutes a FAPE under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004), it can…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Individualized Education Programs, Students with Disabilities, Equal Education
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Burnett, Cynthia A.; Haydon, Kathryn P. – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
What would it take to build an educational system that truly integrated creativity into the core of its processes? In this chapter, we will explore two different approaches to changing the system. We will look at the idea of an educational revolution, and, in particular, the trajectory of the Quiet Revolution that Torrance EP, Goff K (1989)…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy
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Trawick, Cynthia; Monroe-White, Thema; Tola, Jigsa A.; Clayton, Jamie P.; Haynes, J. K. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2020
This study explores the pathways to K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction among Black/African American males in the Discovery Research Education for African American Men in STEM to Teach (DREAMS to Teach) program at Morehouse College, a Historically Black College and University located in Southwest Atlanta, Georgia.…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, African American Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Males
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Bakken, Jeffrey P., Ed.; Obiakor, Festus E., Ed. – Advances in Special Education, 2016
This volume addresses general and special education inclusion and how the education field has changed over time. The topic of inclusion has transformed over the years from when it was first introduced and as a result of legislation, new trends, and current research investigations. In addition, this topic can be somewhat controversial depending on…
Descriptors: Regular and Special Education Relationship, General Education, Inclusion, Teacher Role
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Townsend, Cynthia; Slavit, David; McDuffie, Amy Roth – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2018
In "Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All," NCTM (2014) defines productive struggle as students delving "more deeply into understanding the mathematical structure of problems and relationships among mathematical ideas, instead of simply seeking correct solutions" (p. 48). Hiebert and Grouws (2007, p. 387)…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Problem Solving, Algebra
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Kaminske, Althea N.; Kuepper-Tetzel, Carolina E.; Nebel, Cynthia L.; Sumeracki, Megan A.; Ryan, Sean P. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2020
Transfer of knowledge from one context to another is one of the paramount goals of education. Educators want their students to transfer what they are learning from one topic to the next, between courses, and into the "real world." However, it is also notoriously difficult to get students to successfully transfer concepts. This issue is…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Biology, Biological Sciences, Scientific Concepts
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Bakken, Jeffrey P., Ed.; Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Rotatori, Anthony F., Ed. – Advances in Special Education, 2013
This volume addresses the most current perspectives and issues related to learning disabilities and is written by leaders in the field of learning disabilities. The layout of the book and ordering of chapters will allow readers to follow learning disabilities in a very logical and thoughtful process from legal issues, identification, and…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Legal Problems, Identification, Response to Intervention
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Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2020
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each annual volume contains chapters that discuss salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries on topics pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students
Peterson, Lisa S.; Chatlos, Suzannah B.; Payne, Alexandra; Weber, Meredith; Swerdlik, Mark E.; Kaplan, Jason P.; Waltman, Cynthia; Struzziero, Joan A. – Communique, 2021
Addressing the unprecedented demands created by the COVID-19 pandemic has offered a unique and timely opportunity for university and field supervisors to collectively identify and address a multiplicity of emerging issues. In response to ever-emerging demands, trainers, supervisors, and practitioners communicated and collaborated in a manner that…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Psychologists, Supervisors
Belcher, Christopher P.; Pemberton, Cynthia Lee A. – Online Submission, 2012
Accurate quantification of training intensity is an essential component of a training program (Rowbottom, 2000). A training program designed to optimize athlete performance abilities cannot be practically planned or implemented without a valid and reliable indication of training intensity and its effect on the physiological mechanisms of the human…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Guidelines, Track and Field, Exercise Physiology
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Simpson, Cynthia G.; Rose, Chad A.; Bakken, Jeffrey P. – Advances in Special Education, 2013
Students with learning disabilities are a large part of the population of students with disabilities as well as the total student body. In fact, for many students the general education classroom is where most of these students acquire their content knowledge. This, however, is not the only school placement in which students can receive services.…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Learning Disabilities, Individualized Education Programs, Comparative Analysis
Loss, Christopher P., Ed.; McGuinn, Patrick J., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2016
In "The Convergence of K-12 and Higher Education," two leading scholars of education policy bring together a distinguished and varied array of contributors to systematically examine the growing convergence between the K-12 and higher education sectors in the United States. Though the two sectors have traditionally been treated as…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Alignment (Education)
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Conway, Cassandra Sligh, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
An important aspect of higher education is the mentorship of junior faculty by senior faculty. Addressing the vital role mentorship plays in an academic institution's survival promotes more opportunities and positive learning experiences. "Faculty Mentorship at Historically Black Colleges and Universities" provides emerging research on…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Black Colleges, Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers
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