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Singh, Delar K. – Education, 2017
The Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs (CAEP) has established five standards to measure the effectiveness of teacher preparation programs. Clinical partnerships and practice represent "Standard 2." The CAEP requires that teacher education programs design high quality clinical practice that is central to preparation…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Student Attitudes, Clinical Experience
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Brown, Goldy, III; Bynum, Yvette; Beziat, Tara – Education, 2017
The literature on school leadership shows a correlation between effective leadership and increases in student achievement. However, low-income students continue to be disproportionately represented among students who are below grade level in reading and math. This study explored principal practices that went on in six-low income elementary…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, At Risk Students, Elementary Schools, Principals
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Looney, Lisa; Perry, David; Steck, Andy – Education, 2017
Teachers' beliefs about mathematics can play a role in their teaching effectiveness (Bandura, 1993). Negative attitudes toward math (e.g., math anxiety) or low self-efficacy beliefs for teaching math can act as barriers to the teaching process, impacting the achievement and math beliefs of students (Beilock, Gunderson, Ramirez, & Levine, 2010;…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs, Student Attitudes
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Brown, Goldy, III – Education, 2016
This study investigated leadership supports provided by an elementary principal of 15 years in a high performing diverse school. Employing document analysis and interviews, the researcher gathered and analyzed data in an effort to identify those leadership strategies that could be replicated at other school sites. The study identified the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Correlation, Administrator Role, Academic Achievement
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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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LaCour, Misty; McGlawn, Penny; Dees, Laura – Education, 2016
Foster children often struggle socially, emotionally, and academically in the school setting leading to school failure. By establishing a positive classroom environment, teachers can provide for the needs of the foster child while encouraging academic achievement. This study seeks to determine teacher best practices for meeting the needs of foster…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Foster Care, Special Needs Students, Classroom Techniques
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Chiatula, Victoria Oliaku – Education, 2015
This guide outlines teacher preparation, professional association, and Common Core State Standards aligned to an "interdisciplinary collaborative mathematics" approach using Junior Achievement educational programs within a Math Methods course to train pre-service elementary teachers to teach math.
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Cooperative Learning, Standards, Correlation
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Chiatula, Victoria Oliaku – Education, 2015
This primer summarizes interdisciplinary collaborative mathematics as an integrative approach to train pre-service elementary teachers to teach math utilizing Junior Achievement USA (JA) educational programs within an elementary Math Methods course. The primer provides a JA historical background/program overview, summarizes the interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Frantz, J. Thomas – Education, 2014
Many contemporary superintendents face a new challenge, one of ensuring that the school buildings in their school districts are safe, sound, and conducive to offering the educational programs found in twenty-first century classrooms. Despite the growing need to upgrade the physical plants in many school districts, few superintendents have the…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Educational Facilities Improvement, Architecture, Boards of Education
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Ratcliff, Nancy J.; Carroll, Kimberly L.; Hunt, Gilbert H. – Education, 2014
This paper discusses findings from four years of observational research examining classroom climate. Specifically, findings that focused on one powerful teacher behavior (teacher retreating) were examined. These data indicated that teacher retreating was negatively correlated to the amount of instructional interaction occurring between students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Techniques
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Konakli, Tugba – Education, 2014
The purpose of this research is to examine teachers' views about schools' openness to change The sample of the research consists of 397 teachers working in 18 elementary and 12 secondary schools in the central district of Kocaeli. Faculty Change Orientation Scale -FCOS which was developed by Smith & Hoy (2007) was used for the study. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes, Gender Differences
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Jabbar, Sinaria Kamil Abdel – Education, 2014
The role of grandparents and other close relatives in caring for the children of working mothers has been diminishing in modern societies everywhere including Jordan. Concurrently, the dependence on housemaids to care for the children of working mothers has been on the rise. The impact of housemaids on young Jordanian children (4-5 years old) was…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Mothers, Employed Women
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Aljaraideh, Yousef Ahmed – Education, 2014
This study aimed to identify the barriers that prevent Jordanian teachers at primary schools in Jerash governorate from using computer games into the classroom. To achieve this goal, a descriptive analysis procedure was used in this study. The sample of study consisted of (240) English, Mathematics and social studies teachers. The questionnaire…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Public Schools, Questionnaires
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Akpochafo, G. O. – Education, 2014
This study investigated self efficacy and some demographic variables as predictors of occupational stress among primary school teachers in Delta State. Three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The study adopted a descriptive survey design that utilized an expost-facto research type. A sample of one hundred and twenty primary school…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Correlation, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Conley, Laura; Marchant, Michelle; Caldarella, Paul – Education, 2014
Students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) are less successful in school than their peers. In order for teachers and researchers to effectively partner to identify and support these students, they must focus on the same problem behaviors. This research identified six components of EBD commonly identified in research literature:…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Behavior Problems, Surveys
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