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Scaglione, Jacquelyn; Johnston, Pattie C.; Bentz, Lauren; Draper, Elsa; Feldman, Hailey; Kehl, Jessica; Tucker, Meagan; Wilcox, Rotunda; Joenson, Trevor; Wilson, Adrienne – Education, 2016
Beginning teachers have to figure out how to "fit in" once they "get in" their new work environments. New teachers do know they need to perform all aspects of their formal contracts. New teachers may not know there are also extra-role expectations that exist beyond those in the formal contract. The extra-role behaviors teachers…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Educational Environment, Collegiality, Interprofessional Relationship
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Ikpa, Vivian W. – Education, 2016
Decisions about who gets what, when and how are driven by economic constraints and individuals who dominate policy agendas. As policymakers at the state and federal levels continue to debate budgetary priories, funding education becomes secondary. The complexities of political systems become apparent when decision makers attempt to balance…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Educational Finance, Budgets, Expenditures
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Haralson, Michele; Hoaglund, Amy; Birkenfeld, Karen; Rogers, Betsy – Education, 2016
After first introduced in 1995 by Bernie Dodge and Tom March, webquests have inundated the K-12 classroom. (Dodge, 1995) WebQuests are designed to support students' critical thinking particularly at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Recently, studies have emerged focusing on the use of webquests in teacher education (Hassanien…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Critical Thinking
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Yaylaci, Ali Faruk – Education, 2016
This study intends to explore the perspectives of school administrators, teachers, and parents on the rights and responsibilities of teachers and parents in terms of organizational citizenship. The study was designed as a qualitative research. The study group consisted of 95 participants in total (20 school administrators, 20 teachers, 15 parents,…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Teacher Rights, Teacher Responsibility, Parent Rights
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Hunt, Samuel J.; Cangemi, Joseph – Education, 2014
This paper explores the value of the "Game of Kings," Chess, as a tool for developing highly successful leaders. This paper highlights and demonstrates how the methods of the game of Chess can have strong influence on the ability and performance of exceptional leaders in any field, and how the game of Chess can enhance the cognitive…
Descriptors: Leadership, Skill Development, Games, Game Theory
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Everhart, Brett; Everhart, Kim; McHugh, Heather; Newman, Chelsea Dimon; Hershey, Kacie; Lorenzi, David – Education, 2013
This study was intended to provide a description of teaching and learning patterns seen in the lessons taught by experts and novices in Adapted Physical Education. Two experts who had won previous state teaching awards and served in leadership positions in state associations were filmed and their lessons were analyzed first to develop a systematic…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education Teachers, Adapted Physical Education, Video Technology
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Beaudoin, Colleen R.; Johnston, Pattie C.; Jones, Leslie B.; Waggett, Rebecca J. – Education, 2013
Problems associated with recruiting, supporting and retaining quality teachers in the STEM areas have been well documented in the literature. Specifically, findings suggest STEM teachers have indicated a need for pedagogy and increased content knowledge. These needs may be attributed to the fact that more STEM teachers have been alternatively…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Faculty Development, College School Cooperation, Teacher Workshops
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McCandless, Bart – Education, 2012
Research indicates that the use of metaphors to organize and frame questions concerning the teaching/learning process can be an effective tool. More problematic, however, has been the use of metaphor in framing policy questions, especially those metaphors employed to frame national education reform ideas. This article explores several research…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language, Educational Change
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Wyss, Vanessa L.; Siebert, Cathy J.; Dowling, Karen A. – Education, 2012
Practicum experiences are an extremely critical component to any teacher education program. Yet how pre-service teachers are included in classrooms can be organized in multiple ways and is influenced by many factors. Structurally, universities must consider school schedules and student course offering schedules. More important is ensuring…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Practicums
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2012
The best teaching possible needs to accrue in the mathematics curriculum. Pupils also need to become proficient in using mathematics in every day situations in life. Individuals buy goods and services. They pay for these in different ways, including cash. Here, persons need to be able to compute the total cost of items purchased and then pay for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Educational Quality, Numeracy, Teaching Methods
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Roby, Douglas E. – Education, 2012
In this study, 142 graduate school teachers working in schools throughout southwestern Ohio assessed their human relation skills. A human relations survey was used for the study, and results were compared with colleagues assessing the teachers in the study. The survey was developed using a Likert-type scale, and was based on key elements affecting…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis, Human Relations, Teacher Leadership
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Everhart, Brett; Hogarty, Kris – Education, 2009
The teacher education literature is replete with recommendations regarding the preparation of new teachers who are equipped to face the complexities and instructional demands of their first year of teaching. Recently, teacher education programs have begun to use online assessment products to provide evidence that their teacher candidates' can…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Online Systems
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Ratcliff, Nancy; Hunt, Gilbert – Education, 2009
Research is reviewed that supports the position that a strong family-school partnership is an integral part of any early childhood program that is based upon best practice research. Although strong evidence supports quality partnerships between teachers and their students' families, many teachers enter the profession with inadequate dispositions,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education Programs, Family School Relationship
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Roby, Douglas E. – Education, 2009
This study involved 107 teachers assessing their apprehension in communicating within group settings, one-to-one, in meetings, and in large public speaking circumstances. Those involved in the study were teachers pursuing graduate degrees in teacher leadership. School administrator's acknowledging the talents and gifts of teaching faculty, and…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Leadership Qualities, Speech Skills, Teacher Leadership
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2008
Where should public school leaders be trained to become principals, supervisors, and superintendents? Traditionally, schools of education in universities have been responsible for training school administrators. This notion has been challenged by those advocating alternative choices for administrators in schools. Thus, the business and military…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Leadership, Principals, Superintendents
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