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English, Rebecca – Journal of Pedagogy, 2021
Numbers coming out of education departments in Australia suggest that, even though most Australian schools are open, and families are able to send their children to them, increasing numbers of parents are deciding to keep their children at home for their education (Queensland Government: Department of Education, 2020). It may be that, as the…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Decision Making
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English, Alan – Educational Considerations, 2020
After-school programs have been demonstrated or theorized to be associated with a wide variety of positive youth outcomes and have become a more widely-accepted aspect of the greater educational system. One of the most commonly-cited vehicles for these positive outcomes is relationships developed within the after-school program. This paper…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Adolescent Attitudes, Religion, Private Financial Support
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English, Akilah – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2018
In recent years, deaf and hard of hearing people have raised awareness about the importance of providing early intervention, support, and resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, emphasizing the importance of using American Sign Language (ASL). With ASL, parents and educators can capitalize on the child's vision to ensure he or she is…
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Multicultural Education, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
English, Neil – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Schools currently face problems in preparing students for their post-secondary pursuits. The current job market remains unsaturated and almost half of all students that attend college end up dropping out. Almost a third of the students that do graduate end up working in a field unrelated to their course of study and college costs and debt are on…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Work Experience
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English, Paul; LaCroix, Sean – Community College Enterprise, 2020
Studies that compare perceptions of effective teaching abound. This analysis adds to that extensive body of research by differentiating between the face-to-face and online student perspective. In doing so, substantial differences in how these two student cohorts view effective teaching emerge. This study also compares student opinions about…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Synchronous Communication
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English, Leona M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2020
This article discusses teaching and learning approaches that illustrate "groundtruthing," a practice that brings us close to where people are living, working and being, as a way to promote transformational change.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Ethics, Social Change
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English, John; English, Tammy – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2015
In this paper we discuss the use of automated assessment in a variety of computer science courses that have been taught at Israel Academic College by the authors. The course assignments were assessed entirely automatically using Checkpoint, a web-based automated assessment framework. The assignments all used free-text questions (where the students…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Assisted Testing, Foreign Countries, College Students
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English, Lyn D. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
This article reports on a 4th-grade problem activity implemented as part of a 4-year longitudinal, design research study across grades 3-6. The activity integrated the four STEM disciplines through a focus on design. Following investigations of their feet measurements and shoes, two classes of 9-year-olds explored the roles of designers and…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, STEM Education, Design
English, Sherril H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
For decades, urban public schools have been plagued by systemic and structural challenges that continue today. Scholars, policymakers, and the general public have pointed to problems of learning in urban schools and to low expectations for urban students' learning, but little attention has been given to how urban students themselves conceptualize…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Student Attitudes, Cognitive Style, Elementary School Students
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Tillis, Gina English – Journal of Negro Education, 2018
This futuristic research illuminates pressing challenges historically Black college and university (HBCU) faculty encounter in supporting the unique social, cultural, and pedagogical needs of their first-year students. Using a BlackCrit framework, the author examines the ways in which Black students are positioned as a problem and in need of…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, Black Colleges, College Freshmen, College Faculty
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English, Lyn D.; King, Donna – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
In this article, we report on sixth-grade students' responses to a set of problem activities that required the application of mathematics, science, and engineering knowledge in designing and constructing a paper bridge that could withstand an optimal load. Increasing students' application and awareness of their disciplinary learning and how they…
Descriptors: Integrated Activities, STEM Education, Grade 6, Construction (Process)
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English, Leona M.; Mayo, Peter – International Review of Education, 2019
The 21st century, not yet two decades old, has already seen massive migration of peoples escaping the degradation of the environment, effects of war, threats to security and lack of opportunity in their countries of origin. Those who survive, some having to come to terms with the trauma of losing loved ones along the way, enter host countries as…
Descriptors: Immigration, Sustainable Development, Lifelong Learning, Human Dignity
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English, Lyn D. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
Navigating the current STEM agendas and debates is complex and challenging. Perspectives on the nature of STEM education and how it should be implemented without losing discipline integrity, approaches to incorporating the arts (STEAM) and how equity in access to STEM education can be increased are just a few of the many issues faced by…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Middle Schools
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English, Lyn D. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
This paper reports on a study of 3rd-grade students' modeling with data, which involves comprehensive investigations that draw upon STEM-based concepts, contexts, and questions, and generate products supported by evidence and open to informal inferential thinking. Within a real-world STEM-based context of licorice manufacturing, students…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Data Analysis, Models
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Watson, Jane; English, Lyn – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2017
This study reports on a classroom activity for Grade 5 students investigating their reaction times. The investigation was part of a 3-year research project introducing students to informal inference and giving them experience carrying out the practice of statistics. For this activity the focus within the practice of statistics was on introducing…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Reaction Time, Class Activities
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