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Fruth, Jason D.; Woods, Melanie N. – Education, 2015
This study examines the impact of inclusion on secondary students by focusing on the performance of students without disabilities in the inclusive environment compared to their performance in a segregated environment. Many studies exist demonstrating the positive impact of the inclusive environment on the performance of students with disabilities.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Inclusion, Secondary School Students, Classroom Environment
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Roby, Doug – Education, 2013
Accountability for student learning and successful progression through each grade level has been a top priority concern for federal, state, and local educators. Studies have revealed several variables affecting student achievement, with much attentiveness on student attendance. (Barrington & Hendricks, 1989, Borland & Howsen 1998, Coutts,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attendance, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Statistical Analysis
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Behrendt, Marc; Behrendt, Barbara – Education, 2012
Language arts and mathematics are high priority content areas in early grades. Science is often a secondary concern, even though students appear to have minimal knowledge or interest in their local ecology. This article describes a year-long project integrating science and technology with language arts. Students researched and wrote about local…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Ecology, Animals, Language Arts
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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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Goll, Paulette S. – Education, 2009
"Gift of Tongues: Passing the Ohio Mathematics Graduation Test" examines the Ohio Graduation Mathematics Tests of 2004, 2005, and 2006 in the context of bilingual test takers at one of Cleveland's high schools and reports findings from a promising, bilingual pilot project in 2007 that may point to a new strategy for passing the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Tests, Exit Examinations, High Stakes Tests, Bilingualism
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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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Hambright, W. Grant; Franco, Myra Suzanne – Education, 2008
In the 2007 edition of the NCPEA Yearbook, Zigler and Allen allude to the principalship and its associated training as being at a "tipping point," a reference to Malcom Gladwell's (2000) book, "The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Difference" (2007, p. 139). Zigler and Allen contend the current principal paradigm is…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Program Improvement
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Keener, Catherine D.; Bargerhuff, Mary Ellen – Education, 2006
Pre-licensure, graduate intervention specialist majors participated in an introductory assignment, reporting their reactions to ten hours with an individual who had a moderate to intense disability. Research questions included: 1) How do pre-licensure, graduate students connect theory to practice? 2) What was it about the pre-licensure, graduate…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Intervention, Practicums, Field Experience Programs