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Hughes, Jan N. – School Psychology Review, 2010
In this article, the author comments on Dominguez, Vitiello, Maier, and Greenfield's (2010) article on identifying quality in preschool education. Dominguez et al. have conducted a methodologically sophisticated study describing the growth of learning behavior among Head Start children. By doing so, they contribute to a growing body of evidence…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship
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Douglas, Karen – Educational Researcher, 2009
This commentary highlights convergent themes from four articles in the March 2009 issue of "Educational Researcher" on measuring classroom instruction. Classroom instruction is a complex enterprise that occurs at the intersection of teachers, students, and texts within the surrounding classroom, school, and community environments. Progress in…
Descriptors: Methods Research, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Teaching Methods
Costley, Kevin C. – Online Submission, 2015
Poverty has always been a problem in the United States and no doubt the condition unfortunately will always prevail. Title One schools will always have children enrolled who come from the lower socioeconomic class. This article has to do with the devastating effect of poverty, including stories from a classroom teacher of students who lived in…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), At Risk Students, Student Behavior, Poverty
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Mavrek, Srecko, Comp.; Pieters, Leslie; Peterson-Pressler, Lana; Bentley, Tiffany; Cameron, Jay L.; Bowyer, Garry; Schmidlein, Robert; Macarle, Maria; Barney, David – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2011
This article presents ideas and suggestions from various physical educators regarding how the National Standards for Physical Education play a role in their daily PE program. One educator shares that in her middle school's physical education program, students who demonstrate competency in many movement forms (and proficiency in a few movement…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Physical Education, Physical Activities, National Standards
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Gersten, Russell – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
In this commentary, the author reflects on four studies that have greatly expanded the knowledge base on effective interventions in mathematics, and he provides four rigorous experimental studies of approaches for students likely to experience difficulties learning mathematics over a large grade-level span (pre-K to 4th grade). All of the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Preschool Education, Intervention
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Kennedy, Eileen – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2006
Children who speak different home languages and dialects in a monolingual classroom often carry the challenge of having to develop literacy in a different language. This article presents a qualitative study of five first graders who speak different home languages in an inner city mainstream English classroom. Through interviews, classroom writing,…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Student Development, Grade 1, English (Second Language)
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Pianta, Robert C.; Hamre, Bridget K. – Educational Researcher, 2009
The authors advance an argument that placing observation of actual teaching as a central feature of accountability frameworks, teacher preparation, and basic science could result in substantial improvements in instruction and related social processes and a science of the production of teaching and teachers. Teachers' behavioral interactions with…
Descriptors: Observation, Educational Change, Psychometrics, Accountability
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Schmidt, William H.; Burroughs, Nathan A. – Educational Leadership, 2013
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards by 46 states and the District of Columbia represents a dramatic departure in U.S. education. In the past, national efforts to improve education have been directed by the federal government and have emphasized resources or organizational structure. In contrast, the Common Core State Standards in math…
Descriptors: State Standards, Public Schools, Educational Change, Mathematics Education
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Schickedanz, Judith A.; Collins, Molly F. – Reading Teacher, 2012
This article focuses on young children's misinterpretations of storybook illustrations. Examples of misinterpretations drawn from preschool classrooms are presented and analyzed to explain four kinds of confusion that are typically involved. Based on these analyses, the authors argue that young children are capable of the reasoning required to…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Grade 1, Preschool Children, Kindergarten
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Larson, Alexis M. – Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, 2006
This article describes a teacher's experience with a child who had emotional and behavioral problems in the regular classroom. At the beginning of first grade, the student had a negative reputation with the staff based on his previous behavior. The teacher shares ways in which the child was given support in school. Generosity, belonging, mastery,…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Teaching Experience, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems
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Modiba, Maropeng – Research in Education, 2011
As curriculum scholars in South Africa express concerns about the failures of the outcomes-based curriculum policy that has been introduced post-apartheid it is of increased importance to try and understand the professional development that is required by teachers for its successful implementation. As a contribution to the development of such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Mathematics Instruction
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Adams, Gary; Cathers, Steve; Swezey, James; Haskins, Tara – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2012
This article is a response to "Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS): A Tool for Evaluating Student Learning?" by Kamii and Manning (2005). The intent of their study was to evaluate how DIBELS and a writing test predict reading achievement, which was measured by scores on the Slosson Oral Reading Test (SORT) as well…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Writing Tests, Reading Tests, Emergent Literacy
Hopkins, Megan – Phi Delta Kappan, 2008
Soon after the author began her first year as a Teach for America (TFA) corps member, she realized how underprepared she felt teaching first grade. Although she grew as an educator over time and still committed to working in education, it was an uphill battle. And, like most other TFA corps members, she left teaching within the first three years.…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Beginning Teachers, Program Effectiveness, Program Improvement
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Mitsakos, Charles L.; Ackerman, Ann T. – Social Education, 2009
Schools in the late sixties and early seventies had many options and were engaged in implementing a variety of programs rooted in the social science disciplines with effective pedagogy drawn from social studies educators. With the implementation of the "No Child Left Behind" Act, one can observe the drastic changes made in the way social…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Social Studies, Innovation, Scores
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Bryant, Diane Pedrotty – School Psychology Review, 2014
Clarke et al. (2014) provide a persuasive case for the role of a theory-of-change model to guide the nature of curriculum development work embodying both a theoretical and empirical knowledge foundation. They illuminate the components of their model, which were used to design and test the efficacy of a Tier 2 intervention for students who met…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Grade 1, Response to Intervention, Mathematics Skills
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