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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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Bui, Khanh; Rush, Ryan A. – Education, 2016
Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study, this report examined the relationship between parental involvement in eighth grade and college attendance by eight years after high school for students whose parents have no college education (i.e., first-generation students; n = 1,358) in comparison to students whose parents have some…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Parent Participation, Grade 8, College Attendance
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Watson, Sandy White; Bradley, Janetta Fleming – Education, 2009
In most teacher education courses, instructional strategies are merely listed and explained. Students rarely have the opportunity to see these strategies in use until they become student teachers. What better way to teach secondary instructional strategies to pre-service teachers than by modeling these strategies using teacher education content?…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Education Courses
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Bui, Khanh Van T. – Education, 2005
Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study, this report examines eighth grade school variables that might predict college attendance for students whose parents have no college education (n = 2,521). The selected school variables are amenable to public policy and/or skilled leadership, and they include "school structure" (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Student Problems, Public Policy, College Attendance