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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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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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Herbst, Audrey – Educational Considerations, 2020
A country's productivity and economic competitiveness rely upon education, specifically postsecondary training which is fundamental to students' upward mobility in a thriving and progressive economic culture (Haunshek & Woessmann, 2012; Bailey et al., 2015). In order to maintain the economic stability of the United States for future…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Competition, Social Mobility, Rural Schools
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Hughey, Judy – Educational Considerations, 2020
Personalized learning is designed to address the disengagement of today's students and to be proactive in closing the growing achievement gaps occurring in far too many schools. The goal of personalized learning is to engage students in the process, building on their interests, aptitudes, and strengths, thus creating intrinsic motivation for…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Interests, Learner Engagement, Student Motivation
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Mitchell, Tamra – Educational Considerations, 2020
Since July of 2017, approximately 72 Kansas school districts and approximately 183 schools have volunteered to redesign their schools around four redesign principles as part of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project. The earliest cohort of volunteer schools were led by the two redesign specialists through a planning process that included engaging…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Stakeholders, Family Role, School Role
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Van Ranken, Fred; Goodson, Lori – Educational Considerations, 2020
USD 240 Twin Valley School District, consisting of Bennington Grade School and Bennington Junior High/High School in Bennington and Tescott Grade School and Tescott Junior High/High School, was one of seven districts initially selected in August 2017 as part of the first cohort of Kansas State Department of Education's Kansas Can School Redesign…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Change
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Erickson, Paul – Educational Considerations, 2020
Professional learning is and always has been a core expectation for educators. Educators, whether they are self-directed as intrinsically motivated learners or compliantly fulfilling requirements set by their employing districts and state departments, engage in professional learning throughout their careers. While educators engage in traditional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Informal Education, Social Media, Networks
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