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Snyder, Elise; Golightly, Amy F. – Education, 2017
Reading is a skill that is necessary to be successful both academically and professionally in today's society. Thus, it is essential that educators work with students to develop their reading skills and help them become proficient readers (Otto, 2008). This study concurrently implemented a phonics-based reading intervention and a sight-word…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Elementary School Students, Case Studies, Reading Instruction
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Everhart, Brett; Everhart, Kim; Everhart, Tyler – Education, 2016
The educational experiences of students engaged in different contexts of learning, particularly curriculum delivered and international travel and residence experiences may be related to problem-solving skills and game decisions and efficiency of high school students engaged in modified game play during physical education class. This study explores…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Foreign Countries, High School Students, Physical Education
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Rave, Kristen; Golightly, Amy F. – Education, 2014
This study examined the impact of a commercially available math fluency intervention program on the basic multiplication fluency of three classrooms of fifth grade students. Baseline assessment and progress monitoring of thirty-three regular- and eleven special education students occurred over nine weeks. Within-group analyses revealed significant…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 5, Case Studies
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Cellante, Donna; Donne, Vicki – Education, 2013
The process of program evaluation was utilized to evaluate the education program, provide information to make decisions on its ability to comply with mandates from the state education department, and develop or improve the program to meet the goals of the new initiative to meet the needs of English language learners. The program evaluation process…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, English Language Learners, Student Needs, Research Methodology
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Zimpher, Nancy L.; Howey, Kenneth R. – Education, 2013
Considering the importance of education in the life of a 21st-century person, it is remarkable that the training of teachers continues to be as inconsistent, and in many cases, as lackadaisical, as it is. For all the evidence indicating that excellent teachers rank high on the list of factors essential to student success, one would expect that…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Schools of Education, Curriculum Study Centers
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Corbett, Frank, Jr.; Paquette, Kelli R. – Education, 2011
This quantitative study was designed to examine the beliefs of faculty mentors and their Teaching Associates and Graduate Assistants. A myriad of academic researchers have consistently suggested that 'mentoring' is not only complex but also a time-consuming activity that contributes to the learning process (Gaskin, Lumpkin, & Tennant, 2003;…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students
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Marston, Susan Hemphill – Education, 2010
This study explored the similarities and differences among elementary teachers, high school teachers, and college professors with respect to job satisfaction and motivations for staying in the profession. The study used quantitative data from the Experienced Teacher Survey and qualitative interview data from a sample of teachers among each group…
Descriptors: High Schools, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Surveys, Secondary School Teachers
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Rieg, Sue A.; Wilson, Barbara A. – Education, 2009
Pedagogy and assessment are critical aspects of classroom teaching at all educational levels. Although training in these areas is often a primary focus of university programs preparing pre-service teachers, it is not necessarily part of the training for university faculty. Using survey methodology, this descriptive study investigated the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators, Teaching Methods
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Helterbran, Valeri R. – Education, 2008
The purpose of this study is to identify preservice teachers' beliefs about effective teacher educator qualities and practices, both instructional and personal. Not only is it valuable for preservice teachers to hone their teaching persona during their undergraduate teacher preparation, but it is equally important for teacher educators to see…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Preservice Teachers
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Marston, Susan H.; Brunetti, Gerald J.; Courtney, Victoria B. – Education, 2005
How similar to and different from each other are public elementary and high school teachers with respect to selected issues and values that define their practice? The present study attempted to shed light on this question by examining the motivations of three groups of teachers, two elementary and one high school, for remaining in teaching. The…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Surveys, Secondary School Teachers