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LaForce, Melanie; Noble, Elizabeth; King, Heather; Century, Jeanne; Blackwell, Courtney; Holt, Sandra; Ibrahim, Ahmed; Loo, Stephanie – International Journal of STEM Education, 2016
Background: Inclusive STEM (traditionally known to stand for "Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math") high schools are emerging across the country as a mechanism for improving STEM education and getting more and diverse students into STEM majors and careers. However, there is no consensus on what these schools are or should be,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High School Students, School Effectiveness, Inclusion
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Linn, Patricia – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2015
This qualitative study sits at the intersection of two trends in vocational education. The first trend is a narrative approach to understanding cooperative education learning; the second is a movement away from career development theories toward the view that individuals use work experiences to help construct their lives. Both trends view learning…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Cooperative Education, Vocational Education, Interviews
US Department of Education, 2012
Schools are facing tight budget times that call for doing more with less and finding ways to innovate, increase efficiency and effectiveness, and accelerate reform. At the top of the ideas for increasing productivity is moving ahead with efforts to personalize learning, leaving behind an instructional system modeled on the American factory of the…
Descriptors: School Districts, Public Schools, Educational Change, Competency Based Education
Reznitskaya, Alina; Wilkinson, Ian A. G. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
Learning how to formulate, comprehend, and evaluate arguments is an essential part of helping students develop the ability to make better, more reasonable judgments. The Common Core identified argumentation as a fundamental life skill that is broadly important for the literate person. According to the authors, having students engage in an inquiry…
Descriptors: Ethics, Common Core State Standards, Persuasive Discourse, Elementary School Students
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Velushchak, Maryna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2014
Business Education is dynamic in nature and needs diverse information to deal with different business problems. To understand the peculiar situations and to manage them effectively, case studies are widely used. Researchers in education have already demonstrated that students' active participation in the educational process increases their…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Business Administration Education, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2015
The nation's teacher education programs are not producing the quantity or quality of teachers needed, particularly in needed subjects. The only way to ensure a strong enough pipeline of effective teachers to ensure equitable access is to dramatically increase how states are preparing prospective educators. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Recruitment
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Alodail, Abdullah K. – International Education Studies, 2014
The present study will present Kemp's design in the classroom setting for students with hearing impairments. Based on his model, the researcher will design various instructional methods of how to teach students with hearing aids in the school, focusing on the instruction of English to America K-12 students. The study will also include a list of…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Listening, Hearing Impairments, Teaching Methods
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Koops, Lisa Huisman – General Music Today, 2017
In this article, I suggest that providing opportunities for agency (student choice or control) in the early childhood classroom could enhance student learning. One important way that young children demonstrate agency is through expressing color preference. I encourage teachers to look for opportunities to give children choices and control in the…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Decision Making, Locus of Control, Early Childhood Education
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Earley, Mark – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
The flipped, or inverted, classroom has gained popularity in a variety of fields and at a variety of educational levels, from K-12 through higher education. This paper describes the author's positive experience flipping a graduate qualitative research methods classroom. After a review of the current literature on flipped classrooms in higher…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Qualitative Research, Technology Uses in Education
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Colson, Tori; Sparks, Kelly; Berridge, Gina; Frimming, Renee; Willis, Clarissa – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
With increased emphasis on student achievement in schools, teacher education programs are challenged to meet the demand for highly effective teachers. Ensuring that pre-service teachers feel confident in their ability to teach, prompted one Midwestern University to implement an extended student teaching placement. The idea behind this endeavor was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Self Efficacy, Student Teaching
Teed, Rebecca; Franco, Suzanne – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2014
An Earth science professional-development program for in-service middle- and high-school teachers increased participants' content knowledge about weather, climate, and climate change in addition to increasing their confidence in their assessment and teaching skills. The curriculum and funding gave them time, funding, and the help of content and…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools
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Cobb, Aries – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2010
In the targeted school in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, teachers focus on differentiating instruction with technology-based software. Differentiated instruction is the chosen teaching strategy over direct instruction because students and teachers alike prefer to work in cooperative groups while using technology in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Reading Skills, Internet
Szalay, Keith – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There is a movement in secondary education praxis across U.S. public schools and policy makers that recognizes the value of developing the capacity for academic self-regulation in learners. While there are many interpretations of self-regulation, in this context self-regulation refers to a learner's capacity to understand their own learning as a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Metacognition
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Crouse, Toni; Rice, Mary; Mellard, Daryl – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2018
As K-12 online learning continues to grow for all student populations, so should knowledge of best practices related to teaching students with diverse learning needs, including students with disabilities. The absence of a strong literature base provides a unique opportunity to explore teacher knowledge in these settings, particularly as they…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Best Practices
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O'Brien, Christine Neylon; Powers, Richard E.; Wesner, Thomas L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article provides information about the value of a core course in business law and why it remains essential to business education. It goes on to identify highly ranked undergraduate business programs that require one or more business law courses. Using "Business Week" and "US News and World Report" to identify top…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Benchmarking
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