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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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Methvin, Patrick; Markham, Paul N. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
A startling number of students arrive at the doors of colleges and universities lacking the essential skills and knowledge required to succeed there. If given the proper tools and supports, the great majority of these students would be able to achieve their goals in and outside of the classroom. But most of them are shuttled off to developmental…
Descriptors: Remedial Programs, Developmental Programs, Academic Support Services, Alignment (Education)
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Jones, Barbara; Phillips, Farya – Journal of Social Work Education, 2016
A report from the Interprofessional Education Collaborative and another from the Institute of Medicine cite working as part of interdisciplinary teams as a core proficiency area for improving health care. This article discusses the core competencies of interprofessional education and the essential role for social workers as leaders and…
Descriptors: Social Work, Health Services, Interprofessional Relationship, Minimum Competencies
Murphy, Debra D. – Online Submission, 2017
The textbook is often a primary resource for teachers in elementary content areas, and it is often used to the exclusion of other resources. Research indicates that students may not have sufficient exposure to elements of nonfiction texts in order to be successful when encountering them in the content area. For many years, there has been little…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Textbooks, Elementary Education, Textbook Content
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Dondlinger, Mary Jo; McLeod, Julie; Vasinda, Sheri – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2016
This article explores links between student experiences with technology-rich mathematics instruction and the ISTE Standards for Students. Research methods applied constructivist grounded theory to analyze data from student interviews against the ISTE Standards for Students to identify which elements of the design of this learning environment…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Student Experience, Mathematics Instruction, Standards
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Seo, Hyojeong; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Palmer, Susan B.; Little, Todd D. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2015
Given the emphasis on promoting self-determination in the field of special education and the corresponding use of scales to measure self-determination in research and practice, it is important to examine whether widely used self-determination assessments measure the same constructs among and between students from different disability categories.…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Self Determination, Special Education, Measures (Individuals)
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Whitacre, Michael; Diaz, Zulmaris; Esquierdo, Joy – International Journal of Instruction, 2013
Pre-service teachers need opportunities to apply theory and connect to best practices as they teach in classroom settings be it, whole or small group. For many pre-service teachers often times their experience is limited to simply watching instruction or working with small groups of students (Pryor & Kuhn, 2004). The student teaching…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Teaching
Whitacre, Michael; Diaz, Zulmaris; Esquierdo, Joy – Online Submission, 2013
Pre-service teachers need opportunities to apply theory and connect to best practices as they teach in classroom settings be it, whole or small group. For many pre-service teachers often times their experience is limited to simply watching instruction or working with small groups of students (Pryor & Kuhn, 2004). The student teaching…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Teaching
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González-Carriedo, Ricardo; Bustos, Nancy; Ordóñez, Jorge – Multicultural Perspectives, 2016
Dual-language programs are becoming increasingly popular among educators and the public in general. In these programs, students aim at attaining full proficiency in English and another language while reaching an academic achievement at or above grade level. This article describes a series of pedagogical practices in the context of dual-language…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Bilingual Education, Popular Education, Academic Achievement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2015
Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB's) Commission on Career and Technical Education challenges states to build bridges from high school to postsecondary attainment and career advancement by developing rigorous, relevant career pathways that align secondary, postsecondary, and workplace learning and lead to high-skill, high-wage jobs in…
Descriptors: Credentials, Regional Programs, Alignment (Education), Articulation (Education)
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Roberson, Sam – Education, 2014
The work of schools is teaching and learning. However, the current educational culture is dominated by three characteristics: (1) the mechanistic view of organization and its practice based on the assembly line model where students progress along a value added conveyor; (2) the predominance of the Essentialist philosophy of education, in which the…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Models, Educational Change, Change Strategies
Roberson, Eura S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Response to Intervention (RtI) has been widely accepted by many school districts in the United States as an instructional method that can be used to consistently decrease learning gaps and ultimately enhance learning for all students. Though implementation of RtI as an instructional method has not been legally mandated, many school districts have…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, General Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Lozano, Leticia I. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2014
It is essential for teachers to provide a setting where student interaction is fostered as a mediational tool for learning, thus expediting the natural transfer of language and knowledge among students (Cummins, 1979). Doing so provides students a way of learning in an additive environment (Soltero, 2004). Could such a classroom have the potential…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Bilingual Education, Spanish Speaking, English Language Learners
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Morgan, Bobbette M.; Bussert-Webb, Kathy; Masso, Hannah – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
The importance of the research related to the existence of collaborative learning in higher education for Latinos, specifically pre-service teachers, has been substantiated. It has been defined that while teacher retention rates for Latinos are lower than for whites, using teamwork in the classroom might make Latinos teaching more rewarding. Most…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning
Beason, Christine F. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This research project was designed to determine if the Model Cornerstone Assessment for Performance, Proficient level, published by the National Association for Music Education would be an appropriate tool to use to demonstrate student growth as one element of teacher evaluations, specifically the T-TESS. This study focused on four main research…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Music, Music Education, Research Projects
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