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Brown, Raymond – Theory Into Practice, 2020
A question that confronts teachers of mathematics is how best to establish in their classrooms a space where students can participate more fully in the curriculum. This article explores the development of agency in the school mathematics classroom. Using data from a variety of classroom contexts, this article employs sociocultural constructs of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Personal Autonomy, Mathematics Teachers
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Jotia, Agreement L.; Biraimah, Karen L.; Kurtz, Brianna A. – Theory Into Practice, 2020
This work explores how short-term study abroad programs in emerging nations might be redesigned to become more beneficial to host institutions and communities, while providing more responsive, transformative learning experiences for students, and analyze how study abroad programs, as well as follow-on grant and research programs, can also be the…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Transformative Learning, Developing Nations, Developed Nations
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Mendenhall, Mary; Bartlett, Lesley – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article examines students' experiences as resettled refugee and asylee students in international schools in New York City. Specifically, it looks at how teachers and school leaders provide critical academic and extracurricular support to facilitate students' adjustment to academic environments that differ markedly from those compared in their…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Refugees, Qualitative Research, Student Adjustment
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Stephens, Jason M. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
The belief that cheating is wrong doesn't prevent its enactment. For example, many students cheat despite believing that is wrong or unjustifiable. The question taken up in this article concerns how the resulting cognitive dissonance is ameliorated; that is, how do students cheat and not feel guilty? This article will describe two "good"…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Psychological Patterns, Beliefs
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Miller, Angela D.; Murdock, Tamera B.; Grotewiel, Morgan M. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Although research shows that higher-achieving students report engaging in cheating behaviors less frequently than lower-achieving students, the cheating rates among this population are still startling. Certain aspects of the context of being a high-achieving student support academic dishonesty. We investigate integrity among the highest achievers…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, High Achievement, Student Behavior
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Rettinger, David A. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Given that students at secondary and postsecondary levels believe that certain behaviors are morally wrong and consider them cheating, they still perform them, albeit infrequently. This article examines the psychology of cheating, emphasizing individual psychological factors that influence integrity behavior. From this research, strategies to…
Descriptors: Cheating, Prevention, Emotional Problems, Student Attitudes
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Tatum, Holly; Schwartz, Beth M. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Although there is evidence of cheating at all levels of education, institutions often do not implement or design integrity policies, such as honor codes, to prevent and adjudicate academic dishonesty. Further, faculty members rarely discuss academic integrity expectations or policies with their students. When cheating does occur, faculty members…
Descriptors: Integrity, Evidence Based Practice, Program Improvement, Ethics
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Lucariello, Joan M.; Nastasi, Bonnie K.; Dwyer, Carol; Skiba, Russell; DeMarie, Darlene; Anderman, Eric M. – Theory Into Practice, 2016
This article describes an initiative undertaken by a coalition of psychologists (Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education) from the American Psychological Association (APA) to identify the top 20 principles from psychological science relevant to teaching and learning in the classroom. This article identifies these principles and their…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education
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Husbye, Nicholas E.; Vander Zanden, Sarah – Theory Into Practice, 2015
Despite the proliferation of technology in contemporary lives, many elementary schools often do not account for other technologically-mediated ways of constructing meaning in their daily curriculum, including film. This article presents insights from 2 filmmaking projects with elementary-aged students illustrating how film allowed students to…
Descriptors: Films, Elementary School Students, Writing (Composition), Literacy
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Ring, Gail L. – Theory Into Practice, 2015
Since the implementation of the ePortfolio Program in 2006, Clemson University has incorporated peer review for the formative feedback process. One of the challenges with this large-scale implementation has been ensuring that all work is reviewed and constructive feedback is provided in a timely manner. In this article, I discuss the strategies…
Descriptors: Models, Portfolio Assessment, Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Salmivalli, Christina – Theory Into Practice, 2014
This article provides a view of school bullying as a group phenomenon and practical implications stemming from this approach. The motivation for bullying perpetration often relates to one's social standing in the group. Peer bystanders are typically present when bullying takes place, often providing the perpetrators with social rewards. The…
Descriptors: Bullying, Peer Relationship, Empathy, Intervention
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Pride, Leah D. – Theory Into Practice, 2014
All science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educators working in urban public school systems are expected to provide opportunities for students to develop foundational scientific literacy skills in mathematics and science learning. However, the demands on STEM educators teaching the "gifted" or…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academically Gifted, High Schools, Special Schools
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Bissaker, Kerry – Theory Into Practice, 2014
The Australian Science and Mathematics School (ASMS) is a purpose-built innovative senior secondary school situated on the grounds of Flinders University, South Australia. The school was established to address declining enrollments in senior secondary mathematics and science, students' negative attitudes, a shortage of qualified science,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Teacher Education
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Theory Into Practice, 2013
In line with this issue's theme of "Emerging Issues in School Bullying Research and Prevention Science," a supplemental list of annotated resources for classroom use is presented.
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Classroom Techniques, Bullying, Prevention
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Ahn, Hai-Jeong; Rodkin, Philip C.; Gest, Scott – Theory Into Practice, 2013
This article examined teacher-student agreement on the measure: "bullies and kids they pick on" in 38 (15 first, 12 third, and 11 fifth grade) elementary school classrooms. Overall agreement between teachers and students was low, 7.9%. The frequency of bully-victim dyads reported by teachers and victim prominence were positive…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Bullying, Gender Differences, Instructional Program Divisions
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