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Turner, Rachel K.; Hinojosa, Eliel, Jr. – Educational Considerations, 2020
In the early 1990s, Dr. O.L. Davis of the University of Texas at Austin sought evacuee teacher and student recollections in England during World War II. The overarching purpose for Davis was to gain an understanding of the effect on schooling and education, specifically as it relates to the curriculum for students. This article continues where he…
Descriptors: War, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience
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Nusser, Tegan W. – Educational Considerations, 2020
John Dewey's philosophy of education did not arise in a vacuum. Much as Dewey himself would have recognized, his experiences shaped his philosophy. The experiences described include Dewey's time as a boy in Burlington, Vermont; his graduate education at Johns Hopkins University, and his first academic post at the University of Michigan; concluding…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Biographies, Educational Theories, Educational Practices
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Martin, Jennifer L.; Brooks, Jennifer N. – Educational Considerations, 2020
The U.S. is currently experiencing a teacher shortage. Many school districts have been impacted by this issue and want to know: how do we recruit more qualified candidates into the profession, and, more importantly, how do we recruit more Teachers of Color? We may be experiencing a shortage of teachers in general, but there has been a paucity of…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, African American Teachers, Racial Bias, Teacher Recruitment
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Mendonca, Ana Lucia – Educational Considerations, 2020
Brazilian education has specific cultural and regional traits that infuse the school settings and vast inequalities that go beyond cultural and socioeconomic levels. All that contributed to creating two different school settings: the private and the public. The purpose of this article is to understand from a historical perspective how policies and…
Descriptors: Cultural Traits, Social Differences, Equal Education, Private Schools
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Ellner, Mark – Educational Considerations, 2020
This historical research focuses on the role of women in physical education and sport during the 1930s. The purpose is to explore the trends that led to a vast difference between men's and women's roles and expectations in physical education and sport during this time period. To engage in effective research of this societal difference, a Feminist…
Descriptors: Females, Physical Education, Athletics, Sex Role
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Wilson, Ron; Taylor, Kay Ann – Educational Considerations, 2020
George Washington Carver is known primarily for his life and work at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. This historical research provides insight prior to that time and into his journey from Missouri to several towns in Kansas, and then to Iowa. The intersection of race, education, and philanthropy combined to guide the culmination of his life's…
Descriptors: Biographies, Racial Discrimination, African Americans, Critical Theory
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McCardle, Todd – Educational Considerations, 2020
Using a Critical Race Theory framework, this manuscript examines the scholarly literature on the intersection of tracking and its historical use as a method for establishing and maintaining racial segregation in American public schools. I begin by exploring accounts of tracking in American public educational institutions as researched by…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Racial Bias, Track System (Education)
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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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Gischlar, Karen L.; Riffel, Laura A. – Educational Considerations, 2020
Increasing numbers of children are entering our nation's schools with mental or behavioral health problems. Although many of these children are included in general education programs, teachers report feeling under- or unprepared to manage problematic behaviors. This is not surprising given that reviews of teacher training programs have evidenced…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Applied Behavior Analysis
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Townsley, Matt; Buckmiller, Tom – Educational Considerations, 2020
Learning goals such as the Common Core State Standards are helping educational leaders to better understand the critical role assessment and grading plays in the teaching and learning process. In response to the growing body of empirical research on the topic of accurate grading practices, a number of schools are moving away from letter grades and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Assessment, Grading, Educational Change
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Gordon, Sarah R.; Yough, Mike; Finney, Emily A.; Haken, Andrea; Mathew, Susan – Educational Considerations, 2019
The general public, as well as scholars, employers, and college students themselves, expect universities to provide students with an education that prepares them to work in a diverse and international society. In response, many institutions have created mandatory diversity-related curriculum and/or courses. However, little to no research has been…
Descriptors: Diversity, Global Approach, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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McVicker, Claudia J. – Educational Considerations, 2019
Universities around the country are beginning to feel the need to add a global dimension to their programs. One way to prepare teachers to address the challenges associated with teaching children in a global age is through carefully structured, international study abroad where the candidates are immersed in another culture and school system. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Global Approach, Study Abroad
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Larson, Lotta; Goodson, Lori – Educational Considerations, 2019
This "Educational Considerations" issue, with its theme of "Teaching and Learning in a Global Community," highlights education in an ever increasingly connected world--and how we get our students prepared to not only survive, but thrive in such an expanding environment. As we considered this topic, one of the individuals who…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Change Agents, Global Approach, Elementary School Teachers
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Samarji, Ahmad – Educational Considerations, 2019
As teachers, instructors, and educators, we strive to prepare our students to become global citizens and equip them with a degree of intercultural competence, where they can survive within a global economy and an interconnected world. However, we are sometimes too focused on the broader global picture and often overlook an essential component…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Power Structure, Social Distance, Cultural Differences
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Holmes, Casey – Educational Considerations, 2019
The rapid increase in communicative and technological integration through the late 1990s and early 2000s has reanimated the discussion surrounding the need to prepare young people to be global citizens. While the exact definition of global citizenship is difficult to pinpoint, the global community has identified several competencies that comprise…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Adolescent Literature, Social Studies
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