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Ridgway, Jim; Passey, Don – Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 1995
Reports on a study of the mathematical needs of engineering apprentices in the United Kingdom. Finds that mathematical skills learned in general education programs do not meet requirements of the engineering profession. Recommends changes in mathematics education. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering
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Cagle, Jack F. – Journal of Organizational and Educational Leadership, 2017
A decade of research on school discipline has made society keenly aware of the "elephant in the room." Overwhelmingly, Black students are "wounded" permanently when they are suspended over and over for offenses that are overlooked when their white counterparts commit the same infraction. Since Black students are suspended…
Descriptors: Public Education, Disproportionate Representation, Suspension, Minority Group Students
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McVarish, Judith; Ely, Margot; Signer, Barbara – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2006
This study rests on written statements made by New York City teachers and administrators. The study documents what a sample of urban teachers of mathematics and school principals in elementary, middle, and high schools state are: impediments of, as well as supports to, their productive teaching of mathematics, and their suggestions of what is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Urban Teaching, Urban Schools, Teacher Effectiveness
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Dalgarno, Nancy; Colgan, Lynda – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2007
This paper reports on the needs identified as important to 27 novice elementary mathematics teachers and examines how Connect-ME, an online mathematics community, provides these supports. Qualitative data were collected using two focus groups and 16 telephone interviews. Findings validate the need for alternative teacher professional development…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Focus Groups, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary Education
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Kutuev, Ruslan A.; Kudyasheva, Albina N.; Buldakova, Natalya V.; Aleksandrova, Natalia S.; Vasilenko, Alexandra S. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The research urgency is caused by the tendencies of the modern information society which produces and consumes intelligence, knowledge and competences as the main educational product of labor market. These trends fundamentally alter the methodological basis of the educational process of the University, subjecting it to imperative goals: the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Intellectual Development, Knowledge Level
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Meserve, Bruce E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1989
Discusses the development of mathematics teacher education based on author's experience of the last 50 years. Describes activities of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America. Twelve references are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers
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Yonezawa, Akiyoshi; Akiba, Hiroko; Hirouchi, Daisuke – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
To promote sustainable development within the global knowledge-based society, the Japanese government is urging the nation's higher education institutions to internationalize. Although a select number of Japanese universities are highly regarded in world university rankings, many observers argue that the majority of Japanese higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Government Role, Foreign Countries
Rohadi, Nyoman; Taylor, Peter C. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Reports a study designed to compare science and nonscience Indonesian high school students' (n=400) energy-related knowledge and their attitudes toward energy conservation. Results indicated that (1) students in general have unfavorable attitudes toward energy conservation, and (2) nonscience students are less knowledgeable about energy-related…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Correlation, Curriculum Development
Rotigel, Jennifer V.; Fello, Susan – Gifted Child Today, 2004
Whether math problems require computation skills, problem solving strategies, inferential thinking skills, or deductive reasoning, mathematically talented students are often able to discern answers with unusual speed and accuracy. Mathematically gifted students are able to see relationships among topics, concepts, and ideas without the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Characteristics, Student Needs, Mathematics Instruction
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Capps, Lelon R.; Cox, Linda Simon – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1991
This article reviews research on mathematics learning and forgetting, especially for students with learning and other disabilities. It notes the important role of mathematical language and the substantial loss of mathematics achievement over the summer vacation. Year-round schooling is encouraged to eliminate prolonged interruptions in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Mathematical Vocabulary
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Lazin, Fred; And Others – Higher Education, 1992
Guest editors comment on articles chosen for a previous journal issue focusing on the role of higher education and national economic and social development. It is noted that in developing countries, higher education addresses nation-building, whereas in developed countries emphasis is on social and economic change in the postindustrial society.…
Descriptors: College Role, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Baker, David P.; Jones, Deborah Perkins – Sociology of Education, 1993
Reports on a study of eighth-grade mathematical performance of 77,000 students in 19 countries, data from 1964 and 1982 studies in 9 countries, and data on gender stratification and its impact on mathematics performance. Finds that a cross-national variation exists and that it is related to gender stratification. (CFR)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Attainment, Females
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Potter, Suzanne – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
Despite increasing recognition that whole-school approaches to sustainability have an important contribution to make in moving society towards a more sustainable existence, progress in this area remains slow. By examining the practices of the Ananda Marga River School, a small independent school in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland of Queensland, this…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Student Empowerment, Private Schools, Case Studies
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Walker, Allan; Qian, Haiyan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: This article aims to set the scene for this Special Issue on beginning principals and to inform one's understanding of how new principals manage their work lives to make a difference in their schools. Design/methodology/approach: Based on recent literature on beginning principals, the paper draws together and analyses issues encompassing…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, International Cooperation, Expectation, Recruitment
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Wright, Bob – Australian Journal of Education, 1992
It is argued that Australian elementary mathematics curricula have been influenced by earlier British and United States educational movements and theories and are out of touch with current research emphasizing a constructivist approach. A new model of young children's numerical development is offered, and recommendations for improving mathematical…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Child Development, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Education
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