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Chen, Chi-Tung – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
In Taiwan, the National Science Council has implemented the High Scope Program (HSP) since 2006. The purpose of this study was to analyze the development and effectiveness of senior high school HSP courses on emerging technology. This study used a course on virtual reality as an example, to investigate the influence of emerging technology courses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Courses
Sundstrom, Krystal – ProQuest LLC, 2018
High-stakes testing has grown in scope and impact in recent years, as accountability decisions regarding funding, school sanctions, and teacher evaluations often depend on standardized test results. The shift toward more stringent and punitive testing mandates has not gone unchallenged however, as pockets of resistance have emerged among teachers,…
Descriptors: Activism, Teachers, Resistance (Psychology), High Stakes Tests
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Ansari, Arya; Winsler, Adam – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Within the United States, there are a variety of early education models and curricula aimed at promoting young children's pre-academic, social, and behavioral skills. This study, using data from the Miami School Readiness Project (Winsler et al., 2008, 2012), examined the school readiness gains of low-income Latino (n = 7,045) and Black (n =…
Descriptors: Montessori Schools, School Readiness, Low Income Groups, Hispanic American Students
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Barnett, W. Steven; Carolan, Megan E.; Squires, James H.; Brown, Kirsty Clarke – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
Participation in preschool programs has been associated with a number of positive outcomes. Evaluating data from the 40-year follow-up to the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program Study, Belfield and his colleagues show how preschool participation by low income children relates to significant economic benefits both to the children by the time they…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Enrollment Trends, State Aid, Educational Finance
Malkus, Nat – American Enterprise Institute, 2018
Education reform in recent decades has focused on raising standards, pushing more students to reach them, and measuring the performance of all students. While test-score growth has lagged recently, upward progress on graduation rates has not, and record graduation rates have been offered as proof of progress. However, the fact that rising…
Descriptors: Repetition, Required Courses, High School Students, High Schools
Nicol, Janni; Taplin, Jill – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Steiner Waldorf High Scope Approach. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of the Steiner Waldorf Approach to early childhood and its relationship to quality early years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Development, Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education
Koopmann, Linda – 2003
Noticing relationships between similar things and developing rules for treating things the same or differently, based on characteristics like color, size, shape, and texture provides the basis of beginning mathematics learning. Based on the view that teachers and parents of young children should provide children with age-appropriate words,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classification, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education
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Yungul, Okan; Can, Ajda Aylin – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2018
In this research, it is aimed to present the applicability of Web Based Distance Education (WBDE) method in instrument (guitar) education for Fine Arts High Schools. In accordance with this purpose, a web-based experimental study is developed within the scope of synchronous and asynchronous models for guitar education. The research is carried out…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Music Education
Kang, Chorong – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In this dissertation, I investigate how agreement, movement, and pronunciation determine surface position of a phrase. The main interest of this dissertation is in the question why in some cases an element is pronounced in the position where it is interpreted while in other cases, there is a discrepancy between the position for interpretation and…
Descriptors: Korean, Japanese, Intonation, Morphemes
Spielberger, Julie; Goyette, Paul – Chapin Hall Center for Children, 2006
This publication reports findings from the first year of an implementation study of the Early Childhood Cluster Initiative (ECCI). ECCI is a prekindergarten program in ten elementary schools and a community child care center in Palm Beach County, based on the design of the High/Scope Perry Preschool model. The initiative is characterized by low…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Parent Participation, Preschool Children, Parent School Relationship
Epstein, Ann S. – 2001
This document is comprised of 10 High/Scope fact sheets for parents, detailing the history of the High/Scope educational approach and describing its educational practice and curriculum. The major topic for each four-page fact sheet follows: (1) educational approach, including goals for young children and features of the High/Scope approach to…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Adult Child Relationship, Conflict Resolution, Early Childhood Education
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Cullinane, Alison; Liston, Maeve – Irish Educational Studies, 2016
It is widely recognised that high-stakes assessment can significantly influence what is taught in the classroom. Many argue that high-stakes assessment results in a narrowed curriculum where students learn by rote rather than developing higher cognitive skills. This paper describes a study investigating the various cognitive objectives present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exit Examinations, Biology, Science Tests
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Stevenson, Ryan A.; Sun, Sol Z.; Hazlett, Naomi; Cant, Jonathan S.; Barense, Morgan D.; Ferber, Susanne – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Atypical sensory perception is one of the most ubiquitous symptoms of autism, including a tendency towards a local-processing bias. We investigated whether local-processing biases were associated with global-processing impairments on a global/local attentional-scope paradigm in conjunction with a composite-face task. Behavioural results were…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Perception, Attention
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Miller, Kurtz – Science Teacher, 2018
This article describes a grantmanship framework for high school science educators. The scenario described illustrates the importance of grant writing in an era of increased school accountability and tightened purse strings. The framework presented can be used for most STEM-related projects and can guide educators toward high-quality instruction…
Descriptors: Grantsmanship, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Teachers, STEM Education
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Farver, Jo Ann M.; Lonigan, Christopher J.; Eppe, Stefanie – Child Development, 2009
Ninety-four Spanish-speaking preschoolers (M age = 54.51 months, SD = 4.72; 43 girls) were randomly assigned to receive the High/Scope Curriculum (control n = 32) or the Literacy Express Preschool Curriculum in English-only (n = 31) or initially in Spanish transitioning to English (n = 31). Children's emergent literacy skills were assessed before…
Descriptors: Preschool Curriculum, Speech Communication, Second Language Learning, Emergent Literacy
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