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Landry, Christie A.; Richard, Jacqueline M.; Layou, Karen M. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2022
One of the easiest-to-implement forms of professional development for colleges and universities is the faculty-led book club (FLBC), yet little has been written regarding implementation, outcomes, and experiences of those participating in FLBCs as a form of professional development for college faculty. Book clubs are relatively easy to implement,…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Books, Clubs, Faculty Development
Donnelly, Sally; McCormick, Megan – Educational Leadership, 2021
Teacher-research clubs are an effective and infectious way to solve problems and fuel passion. Educators Sally Donnelly and Megan McCormick discuss how their do-it-yourself teacher research club helped their colleagues gain perspective on problems of practice and grew to be an influential part of their school district.
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Clubs, Communities of Practice, Problem Solving
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Van Anh, Nguyen Thi; Van Bien, Nguyen; Van Son, Dang; Khuyen, Nguyen Thi To – Online Submission, 2022
The rapid developments of Science and Technology call for individuals to have strong academic knowledge and creativity. Research shows that students acquire creativity after either curricular or extracurricular activities in subject matters. However, there is not much research examining students' creativity through integrative learning activities,…
Descriptors: Clubs, STEM Education, Creativity, Foreign Countries
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Dickson, Brandon A.; Kotsopoulos, Donna; Harris, Lauren – Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education, 2022
In this research, we explore the potential for computational thinking (CT) to benefit the spatial reasoning abilities of thirty-three middle-school students (aged 11-13) in grades 6 and 7. There is an increasing focus on the explicit development of spatial reasoning throughout the mathematics curriculum, such as geometry, as students' success in…
Descriptors: Programming, Clubs, Middle School Students, Spatial Ability
Bernstein, Elana R.; Lockemer, Ashley E.; Justice, Ann F. – Communique, 2021
Historically, despite more formal efforts to spread awareness about the profession, many school psychologists discover the field "by accident" or happenstance. This, in conjunction with attrition, training constraints, an expanding role in schools, and an ever-evolving need for increased school psychologist-to-student ratios to address…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Clubs, College Students, Outreach Programs
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Pence, Alicia R.; Dymond, Stacy K. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
The purpose of this study was to examine how secondary students with severe disabilities (i.e., severe intellectual disability or autism, multiple disabilities) participate in extracurricular school clubs. Using a qualitative multiple case design, the experiences of three high school students were examined. Data were collected through interviews,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Severe Disabilities, Clubs, Extracurricular Activities
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Grant, Carolyn – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2022
Learners, because of their minor status, are a virtual absence in everyday school leadership work, particularly on the African continent. School leadership, therefore, continues to be misconceived as an adult phenomenon. Framed by Cultural Historical Activity Theory, this paper reports on a Southern African Higher Education study that engages with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Stimulation, Transformational Leadership
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Nuñez Enriquez, Oscar; Oliver, Kimberly L. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2022
Background: For years, physical activity settings had portrayed a discourse that does not allow to add new and different elements in its practice. This discourse established a status quo that has affected in many ways the structure, the pedagogy and practice of physical activity settings. This is the case of out-school programs. Purpose: The…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Athletics, Clubs, After School Programs
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Gokce, Hasan; Eroglu, Seyide; Karaca, Melek; Bektas, Oktay – Journal of Science Learning, 2022
In STEMNET's report, 76% of 500 teachers interviewed stated that joining the STEM Club increased students' ability to solve real-world problems. This study aims to develop a valid and reliable measurement tool for evaluating STEM clubs. The research sample consisting of 149 teachers who carry out STEM club activities in schools in Turkey was…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Clubs, Program Evaluation, Test Validity
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Resendes, Karen – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2022
This article describes the use of literature to broaden students' skills in content comprehension, data analysis, modeling, and productive scientific discussion. The design builds on existing models to maximize student gains in ability, confidence, and postgraduate preparation. Course units are divided into 1-week modules consisting of three…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Science Instruction, College Science, Undergraduate Students
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Barrios González, Candelaria; Flores, Esther; Martínez, M. Ángeles – Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, 2021
Countries' scientific systems are a key element of the knowledge economy. This paper explores the convergence pattern of the scientific systems of a wide range of countries around the world during the period 2003-2016. Drawing on data on national scientific production from a sample of 121 developed and developing countries, the log t test…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Knowledge Economy, Developing Nations, Developed Nations
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Zerden, Lisa de Saxe; Zomorodi, Margaret; Haley, Jen; McCall, Rebecca; Moreton, Beth; Richardson, Lee – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
The demands for interprofessional education (IPE) are becoming increasingly more explicit among health professions accreditation standards as well as within social work education. The following teaching note describes an interprofessional book discussion related to Paul Kalanithi's 2016 book, "When Breath Becomes Air." The book explores…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Books, Clubs, Social Work
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Kirshner, David; Skinner, Kim – Advances in Research on Teaching, 2021
As noted in the introduction, this book is concerned with resistance to professional guidance that teachers may evince as they hold rigidly to an 'inherited script' that undermines the flexibility needed to respond to the emergent needs of learners. We propose that this resistance, and the sense of excessive entitlement that propels it, are…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Resistance (Psychology), Guidance, Reflective Teaching
Brimberry, Callie Ryan – Educational Leadership, 2020
One teacher encourages her students to write in the margins of the novels they are reading. These notes then turned to conversations about social justice issues and history when the books were passed to family members. The conversations in the margins were jumping-off points for conversations in class, and then students invited members of the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Clubs, Books, Reader Text Relationship
Kay, Caitlin M. – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The challenges of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) students in higher education are present in all aspects of the student experience including academic, residential, and social structures. For LGBTQIA students to have a successful and fulfilled educational journey, they often must endure restrictive…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, At Risk Students, Social Bias, Barriers
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