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Sugimoto, Amanda T. – Journal of Education, 2021
Demographic and policy shifts in U.S. schools have contributed to English learners enrolling in schools with historically few English learners. This phenomenological study used interview data to identify dilemmas that one elementary teacher navigated while working with the sole English learner in her classroom. This context has the potential to…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Equal Education
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Rimbey, Michelle; McKeown, Margaret; Beck, Isabel; Sandora, Cheryl – Journal of Education, 2016
This descriptive study explored how teachers implemented interactive practices during vocabulary instruction after participating in a professional development initiative comprised of an initial workshop to provide an overview of vocabulary research and instruction, opportunities for teachers to receive targeted feedback on audiotaped classroom…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Reading Instruction, Professional Development, Educational Practices
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Spierings, Frans; Notten, Ton – Journal of Education, 2005
Adult and continuing education requires continuing education of educators, a highly self-referential issue. In this article the authors focus on "urban educators," a very extensive group of those involved in urban educational programmes (school, parental education, living environment, vocational preparation, and the like). Due to an increase in…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Urban Renewal, Continuing Education, Educational Change
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Koops, J. Barry; Winsor, Kim A. – Journal of Education, 2005
The ways to evaluate faculty in order to improve the quality of education in schools are analyzed.
Descriptors: Faculty Evaluation, Educational Quality, Professional Development
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Chapin, Suzanne H. – Journal of Education, 1996
Argues that to affect lasting change in terms of what mathematics is taught and how it is taught requires programs that recognize the different intersecting needs and perspectives of a school's administrators, teacher-leaders, teachers, students, and parents. It discusses how these types of professional development programs can extend the impact…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Education
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Perna, Frank M.; And Others – Journal of Education, 1995
Reviews and discusses research related to mentoring and university faculty career development. The incidence of faculty members reporting mentoring is high, particularly for informal mentoring, with the greatest frequency occurring early in careers. Results do not support the primacy of one mentor and the classic mentor/protege relationship. (SLD)
Descriptors: Career Development, College Faculty, Collegiality, Educational Research
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Paratore, Jeanne R.; Indrisano, Roselmina – Journal of Education, 1994
Reports on the results from a comprehensive review of instructional practices in reading and writing elementary classrooms in Chelsea (Massachusetts) followed by a review of the corrective actions taken via the Boston University/Chelsea Public Schools Partnership and their outcomes. Children's classroom performance in reading and writing is…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Elementary Education
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Chapin, Suzanne – Journal of Education, 1994
Assesses implementation and outcomes of a staff development program, the Classroom Centered Teacher Development Mathematics Project (CCTDM), within the Chelsea (Massachusetts) public schools, which is designed to address problems associated with the teaching of school mathematics. Outcome data show that the CCTDM mode for initiating and sustaining…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
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DiGregorio, Anthony; And Others – Journal of Education, 1994
Discusses the influence of the Boston University/Chelsea (Massachusetts) school system partnership on the school principal, on the ways that teachers plan and deliver instruction, and on children's opportunities to learn. Consistency, coordination, and a collaborative vision are seen as necessary to the partnership's continued success. (GR)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College School Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Educational Improvement
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Gawrys, John, Jr. – Journal of Education, 1994
Describes the decline of public schools in Chelsea (Massachusetts) and discusses the educational and fiscal improvements made through an agreement between the Chelsea school system and Boston University (Massachusetts). Among these accomplishments are new collective bargaining services, better professional development, better health-care delivery…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College School Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Educational Improvement