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Smith, Anna; Hunt, Carolyn S. – Theory Into Practice, 2021
In this article, we take a close look at the authoritative discourses of digital writing development communicated through the US Common Core State Standards, inclusive of its marketing materials (e.g., website, supplemental documents, and videos). Digital writing is largely missing from the CCSS and its limited inclusion is predominantly in the…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Discourse Analysis
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Konold, Tim R.; Edwards, Kelly D.; Cornell, Dewey G. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2021
This study evaluated the longitudinal psychometric properties of the Authoritative School Climate Survey (ASCS) using a statewide sample of middle and high schools across 8 years. Multilevel confirmatory factor analyses were conducted to test the longitudinal measurement invariance of three scales on the ASCS: disciplinary structure, teacher…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Middle Schools, High Schools, School Surveys
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Kapa, Ryan R.; Luke, Jeremy; Moulthrop, Dorothy; Gimbert, Belinda – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Victimization in schools is not limited to students. Teachers increasingly face threats and attacks from their students. An authoritative school environment, characterized by high structure and support, has been associated with lower rates of victimization. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between authoritative…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Teaching Conditions, Victims
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März, Virginie; Kelchtermans, Geert; Vermeir, Karen – Journal of Educational Change, 2017
Educational reforms are often translated in and implemented through artifacts. Although research has frequently treated artifacts as merely functional, more recent work acknowledges the complex relationship between material artifacts and human/organizational behavior. This article aims at disentangling this relationship in order to deepen our…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Program Implementation, Information Dissemination, Documentation
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Aukerman, Maren; Chambers Schuldt, Lorien – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Dialogic teaching represents an orientation toward classroom dialogue that surfaces student ideas, allows students to encounter and dialogue with each other's ideas, and privileges divergent understandings. This orientation shows considerable pedagogical promise. Yet, particularly in schools serving economically marginalized and/or linguistically…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Bilingual Teachers, Grade 2, Dialogs (Language)
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Torff, Bruce; Kimmons, Kathleen – Educational Forum, 2021
Investigating the development of teachers' interactional styles (related to "authoritative teaching"), survey research examined how interactional styles are predicted by teaching experience, age, and educational attainment, as well as gender. Secondary teachers (N = 272) completed an instructional-style scale measuring preferences…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Preferences, Teaching Styles, Interaction
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Zurcher, Jessica D. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
The role and functionality of injunctive norms is an understudied phenomenon within sexual communication processes. Using the theory of normative social behavior (TNSB), the present study examined emergent peer-oriented and authoritative injunctive norms as they relate to the context of parents discussing pornography with adolescent children.…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Parent Child Relationship, Peer Relationship, Parent Influence
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Kiramba, Lydiah Kananu; Harris, Violet J. – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2019
Bakhtinian concepts of persuasive and authoritative discourse, this study reports on science and English language arts instructional practices in a multilingual, rural, fourth-grade classroom in Kenya. Situated in English as a medium of instruction (EMI) and through the use of case study, the study explores classroom discourse data to illustrate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction
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Jia, Yuane; Konold, Timothy R.; Cornell, Dewey – School Psychology Quarterly, 2016
This study tested the association between school-wide measures of an authoritative school climate and high school dropout rates in a statewide sample of 315 high schools. Regression models at the school level of analysis used teacher and student measures of disciplinary structure, student support, and academic expectations to predict overall high…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropout Rate, Educational Environment, Regression (Statistics)
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Ertesvag, Sigrun K. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2011
High quality measurements are important to evaluate interventions. The study reports on the development of a measurement to investigate authoritative teaching understood as a two-dimensional construct of warmth and control. Through the application of confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and structural equation modelling (SEM) the factor structure…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Psychometrics, Intervention
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Bossér, Ulrika; Lindahl, Mats – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2021
The integration of socioscientific issues (SSI) into science teaching requires that teachers manage classroom discussions in which various perspectives are considered and students' contributions are recognized. The present study aimed to provide knowledge of how classroom discussions on SSI can be structured and implemented to pursue specific…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Science and Society, Secondary School Science
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Hordern, Jim – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
The development and iteration of a body of professional knowledge appropriate to the demands of practice is a central concern of studies of professional education and work. This article concentrates on Bernstein's notion of the "region" of professional knowledge, identifying regions as complex socio-epistemic entities into which forms of…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Professional Occupations, Knowledge Level, Proximity
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Thornberg, Robert; Wänström, Linda; Jungert, Tomas – School Psychology International, 2018
Authoritative school climates have been associated with less school bullying and other antisocial behaviors. However, studies focusing on the classroom level, as well as on bystander behaviors, are lacking. The aim of the current study was to examine whether authoritative classroom climates were associated with bullying victimization and various…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Classroom Environment, Correlation
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Omdal, Heidi – Journal of Educational Change, 2018
The being together intervention intends to raise teacher capacity in Norwegian Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) institutions and promote social and emotional development in preschoolers by implementing an authoritative (warm and predictable) adult style in the institution. An authoritative adult balances between building up high quality…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Capacity Building, Intervention, Child Care Centers
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Kim, Yeonwoo; Calzada, Esther J.; Barajas-Gonzalez, R. Gabriela; Huang, Keng-Yen; Brotman, Laurie M.; Castro, Ashley; Pichardo, Catherine – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Early academic achievement has been shown to predict high school completion, but there have been few studies of the predictors of early academic success focused on Latino students. Using longitudinal data from 750 Mexican and Dominican American families, this study examined a cultural model of parenting and early academic achievement. While Latino…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Hispanic American Students, Academic Achievement
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