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Bucher, Katherine T.; Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 2002
Examines the work of several theorists who laid the groundwork for contemporary classroom management in an effort to provide educators with effective ways to encourage and teach appropriate student behavior. Notes that theoretical contributions of B.F. Skinner, Fritz Redl, William Wattenberg, William Glasser, and Thomas Gordon all have relevance…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Discipline
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Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 1998
This literature review pays particular attention to research that: (1) focuses on gender differences in mathematics and science achievement; and (2) offers implications for middle school educators addressing young adolescents' gender-specific needs. The review offers a list of recommendations for middle school educators based on the research. (EV)
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Achievement
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Manning, M. Lee; Lucking, Robert – Childhood Education, 1990
Briefly reviews research on ability grouping and points out effects of such grouping on student achievement, self-concepts, and attitudes. Suggests ways in which educators can make significant differences with learners by implementing effective organizational practices as alternatives to ability grouping. (BB)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education