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Choden, Ugyen; Sherab, Kezang – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2020
Low physical activity and sedentary lifestyle have been contributing to overweight/obesity in children worldwide. In response to this, school health and physical education (HPE) programmes have been introduced to assist children to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. Teacher education colleges have been introducing training programmes to…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Education, Body Weight, Obesity
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Vajarintarangoon, Kovit; Bunkanan, Phaophongphat; Deelon, Sittichai; Poldech, Sripen; Thauyngam, Kittiwat – International Education Studies, 2019
The purposes of the research study were to a) study the current situation of school management and administration using professional learning community b) to develop professional learning community for the school administrators and c) follow up collaborative practice among school colleagues and administrators within school using professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, School Administration, Administrators
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Dielis, Wil P.; Marimaa, Kalmer; Viitkar, Kersti; Roslakka, Juha; Hyppönen, Tuula; Kämäräinen, Katri – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2016
International placement is a critical element of professional learning. During 2013-2015, the representatives of Finland, Croatia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Estonia and the USA collaborated in the project called Soulbus. One of the aims of the project was to develop a web-based e-coaching program (Soulbus-e-Coach) to enhance cultural competencies…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Coaching (Performance), Mentors, Foreign Countries
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Bias, Sheri K.; Bias, Justin T.; Beckerdite, Kimberly – Journal of Education, 2020
Odyssey of the Mind is an international creative problem-solving program that allows participants to engage in spontaneous thinking and long-term analytical activities. This program has been in existence for 40 years and involved thousands of participants from around the globe. In September 2018, coaches and judges from a region in a Southern…
Descriptors: Creativity, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
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van Oorsouw, Wietske M. W. J.; Embregts, Petri J. C. M.; Bosman, Anna M. T. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
Staff training is one of the interventions that managers can embed in their organizations to help staff improve their professional competences related to challenging behaviour of clients with intellectual disabilities. Individual coaching adds learning opportunities that are feasible but difficult to achieve in an in-service setting. In the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Mental Retardation, Coaching (Performance), Intervention
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Rillero, Peter; Koerner, Mari; Jimenez-Silva, Margarita; Merrit, Joi; Farr, Wendy J. – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2017
Teachers need to be able to design and implement problem-based learning (PBL) experiences to help students master the content and the processes in new mathematics and science education standards. Due to the changed population of learners within schools, it is also critically important that teachers in the elementary grades have the abilities to…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Language Minorities, Mathematics Instruction
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Panichpongsapak, Ratthasart; Tesaputa, Kowat; Sri-ampai, Anan – International Education Studies, 2016
The aims of this research were: (1) to study the factors and indicators to enhance curriculum and learning management competency of private primary school teachers; (2) to study current situations and desirable situations and techniques; (3) to develop a program; and (4) to study the effects of a program. The study comprised 4 phases: Phase…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Private Schools, Program Development, Teacher Competencies
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Janeiro, Maria G. Fabregas; Fabre, Ricardo Lopez; Nuno de la Parra, Jose Pablo – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
The Intercultural Competency Certificate (CCI in Spanish) designed for the Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP University) is a theory based comprehensive plan to develop undergraduate students' intercultural competence. This Certificate is based in the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) developed by…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Undergraduate Students, Spanish
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Henderson, Sheila J.; Horton, Ruth A.; Saito, Paul K.; Shorter-Gooden, Kumea – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2016
The purpose of this research was to develop a new tool for assessing multicultural and international competency in faculty teaching through vignette scenarios of university classroom critical incidents--across disciplines of clinical and forensics psychology, business, and education. Construct and content validity of the initial draft vignettes…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Critical Incidents Method, Construct Validity, Content Validity
Paige, David D. – Online Submission, 2017
The following manuscript is a review of research surrounding best practices for language and literacy development in children birth to age three. Part 1 of the review begins with the research on language acquisition beginning in utero, continuing through infancy and onto the emergence of speech. The review discusses the importance of language…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Capacity Building, Literacy, Primary Education
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Hartman, Sara – Journal of Education, 2013
A growing trend across the nation, academic coaching is a popular way for schools to embed professional development within the regular school day. This article presents the findings of a yearlong qualitative case study of a rural school academic coach and her attempts to gain entry to teachers' classrooms to observe and guide their instructional…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Rural Schools, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Shangraw, Rebecca – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2017
The Domain Five Observation Instrument (DFOI) is a competency-based observation instrument recommended for sport leaders or researchers who wish to evaluate coaches' instructional behaviors. The DFOI includes 10 behavior categories and four timed categories that encompass 34 observable instructional benchmarks outlined in domain five of the…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Coaching (Performance), Evaluation Methods, Teacher Behavior
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Savard, Annie; Cyr, Stéphane – Global Education Review, 2018
Supporting the professional development of teachers to enhance mathematics learning is an important consideration of global education initiatives. However, designing and implementing professional development depends on the structures in place in different contexts. For instance, some structures involve different roles played by the different…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Pilot Projects, Competency Based Education
Klein-Collins, Rebecca – Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, 2016
Today's competency-based education (CBE) programs are offering students a unique postsecondary experience that focuses more on student learning and less on whether or how long a student has spent time in a classroom. These programs focus on competencies rather than credit hours, require students to demonstrate those competencies through authentic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Competency Based Education
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Obara, Samuel – Teacher Development, 2010
While millions of dollars are spent on traditional professional development each year in the USA, some school districts are trying other means to increase students' test scores. One strategy is hiring mathematics coaches as on-site professional developers. Whereas mathematics coaching is a newly investigated research area and many issues still…
Descriptors: School Districts, Professional Development, Coaching (Performance), Mathematics Education
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