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Frydenberg, Erica – Theory Into Practice, 2004
What we know about coping?the theory, conceptual framework, what is good and bad coping, and how we learn to cope?has important implications for how we deal with life circumstances and, in particular, how we manage conflict. This article outlines how we conceptualize coping as a response to stress and as a means to develop resilience. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Coping, Stress Management
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Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami; Meyer, Heather Ann – Theory Into Practice, 2004
International data suggests that the most successful violence prevention programs are adapted to fit a specific school site and involve all of the constituents in a school setting. In contrast to many of the popular skills-based programs that are commonly implemented in schools across the United States, the authors explore the utility of combining…
Descriptors: Prevention, Violence, Aggression, School Safety
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McCready, Lance T. – Theory Into Practice, 2004
This article proposes a multidimensional framework that takes into account multiple categories of difference and forms of oppression to understand and suggest interventions for gay and gender nonconforming Black male students in urban schools. The author builds the case for educators to develop these kinds of frameworks by describing two…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Action Research, Urban Schools, African American Students
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Newman, Denis; Cole, Michael – Theory Into Practice, 2004
Behavior in a psychology laboratory?constrained by the need to efficiently replicate tasks, record individual responses, and avoid contamination from external factors?is different in systematic ways from behavior within an everyday environment where similar tasks are undertaken and problems solved. This article describes a program of research that…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Laboratories, Research Methodology, High Stakes Tests
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Sternberg, Robert J.; Grigorenko, Elena L. – Theory Into Practice, 2004
Many students could learn more effectively than they do now if they were taught in a way that better matched their patterns of abilities. Teaching for successful intelligence provides a way to create such a match. It involves helping all students capitalize on their strengths and compensate for or correct their weaknesses. It does so by teaching…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Teaching Methods, Student Needs, Relevance (Education)
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Spencer, Mary L.; Lewis, Paula Gilbert – Theory into Practice, 1986
This article examines sex equity in three instructional paradigms chosen due to the common characteristic of language. All three possess and transmit cultural content. Input, process, and outcome issues of sex equity are discussed. (MT)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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Schubert, Jane G. – Theory into Practice, 1986
Policies and practices which result in differential computer learning opportunities are discussed. Resources designed to remedy gender imbalance in computer learning are given. A list of areas where research is needed is offered. (MT)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bolton, Gavin – Theory into Practice, 1985
This article gives a brief historical account of the principal rationales of drama in education in England, pursuing the notion of distortion of the nature of drama itself. By looking at past mistakes, we may better assess the place of drama in today's curriculum. (MT)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Dramatic Play, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Short, Edmund C. – Theory into Practice, 1986
Exemplary curriculum designs from the past that have provided models for implementation are reviewed in order to lend perspective to designs for today's and tomorrow's curricula. (MT)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Theories
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Peterson, Kent D. – Theory into Practice, 1986
This article focuses on two questions: (1) What experiences shape the norms, values, and skills of principals? and (2) How can these experiences be enhanced through formal and informal training and development activities? The article is concerned with school district-level activities and programs. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Training, Management Development, Principals
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Silver, Paula F. – Theory into Practice, 1986
This article explores the importance of maintaining case records and draws implications for the field of educational administration. The Center for Advancing Principalship EXcellence (APEX Center) receives case records from member principals and uses them to report on how specific types of problems are dealt with in practice. (MT)
Descriptors: Case Records, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Utilization, Principals
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Daresh, John C. – Theory into Practice, 1986
This article looks at the problems and issues characteristic of the beginning years of principalship. Recommendations for strengthening the potential leadership contributions of incoming administrators are proposed. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Training, Principals, Professional Development
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Caldwell, Sarah DeJarnette – Theory into Practice, 1986
This article explores some of the major limitations, problems, and concerns with current practices in professional development of principals and examines the kinds of changes necessary to put into practice that are known to be effective. Long-range development, incentive issues, and diversity of principals are addressed. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives, Inservice Education, Principals
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Wimpelberg, Robert K. – Theory into Practice, 1986
The most accessible measure of success of local and regional inservice providers is participation by principals. This article discusses various incentives for attracting participation. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives, Inservice Education, Participation
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Mitchell, Brad L.; Cunningham, Luvern L. – Theory into Practice, 1986
This article examines state-level initiatives, directives, policies, and programs that may influence conditions for instructional leadership in schools. Emphasis is placed on the state's role in training and developing elementary and secondary principals. (MT)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Leadership
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