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Campanotta, Linda; Simpson, Patricia; Newton, Jodi – Education, 2018
The leadership of school principals is widely considered to have a strong influence on the quality of teaching and learning in schools. University-based leadership preparation programs have the responsibility for preparing candidates to serve as school principals and in other leadership capacities. This qualitative study of educational leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Program Effectiveness, Educational Quality, Program Evaluation
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Thomas-Tate, Shurita; Daugherty, Timothy K. – Education, 2017
Employing an existing database of African American and biracial children entering metropolitan Detroit schools, we examined children of caregivers with and without reported stressful police contact. As anticipated, young children of caregivers with recent stressful police contact appear to suffer cognitive performance decrements on a nonverbal…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, African American Students, Multiracial Persons, Urban Schools
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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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Lin, Yii-nii; Lai, Pi-hui; Chiu, Yi-Hsing Claire; Hsieh, Hui-Hsing; Chen, Yien-Hua – Education, 2016
The study looked back on the one-year experience of the first group of peer mentors of a university at northern Taiwan. Twelve peer mentors (six males and six females; with an average age of 21.45) took part in the study. A qualitative phenomenological approach and in-depth interviews were adopted. The results showed that participants deemed the…
Descriptors: Peer Counseling, Mentors, Dormitories, Qualitative Research
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Khosrovani, Massomeh; Desai, Mayur S. – Education, 2016
The advent of mobile phone technologies and the emergence of new social media websites created a new platform for social interactions. This new phenomenon has positive features that allow individuals to interact socially and to conduct business. The use of social media also allows its users to share or exchange valuable knowledge and information,…
Descriptors: Social Media, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, African American Students
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Sparapani, Ervin F.; Calahan, Patricia S. – Education, 2015
Mathematics, science, and technology are three disciplines that are highly discussed in national and international circles, especially as regards their importance to the success of young people after they leave school. With that, the purpose of the study is to examine the integration of technology into mathematics and science instruction in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Iscan, Canay Demirhan – Education, 2015
This study aimed to identify the views of experienced class teachers and class teacher candidates on values education. It conducted standard open-ended interviews with experienced class teachers and teacher candidates. The study group comprised 9 experienced class teachers from different socio-economic levels and 9 teacher candidates with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Values Education, Preservice Teachers
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Bond, Nathan; Sterrett, William – Education, 2014
Policymakers, researchers, and educators are calling for practicing teachers to assume leadership positions in schools. The goal is for these teacher leaders to work with administrators and bring about school improvements. To prepare teachers for this role, universities are encouraged to provide leadership opportunities for students aspiring to…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers
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Bronson, Carroll E.; Dentith, Audrey M. – Education, 2014
This paper describes an ethnographic case study of a partner or co-teaching classroom in an urban preschool classroom. As part of a larger project that evaluated classroom size and team teaching structures in Kindergarten classrooms in several high poverty urban schools, one successful co-teaching classroom was studied further. Systematic…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Teaching Methods, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration
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Bigham, Sarah G.; Hively, Dorothy E.; Toole, Georgiann H. – Education, 2014
This study examined public school partners' expectations of teacher candidates and beginning teachers and the qualities that principals consider most important when hiring new teachers. Teachers in Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia (N = 130) responded to 37 Likert-style survey questions based upon the 100 school principals' interview questions…
Descriptors: Principals, Cooperating Teachers, Expectation, Student Teachers
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Lin, Yii-nii – Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to describe the peer-mentoring experience from the perspective of 16 master's students majoring in science or engineering at a research-oriented university in Taiwan. Utilizing a qualitative method of phenomenology, these mentees shared their views about their peer-mentors through in-depth interviews. Participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Mentors, Masters Programs
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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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Kurt, Mustafa – Education, 2014
This paper focuses on the results of a study conducted to explore the effects of collaborative assessment. Forty college students studying at the English Language Teaching Department participated in the study. During the study the participants were briefed about the principles and practices of collaborative and self-assessment and were given the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, English (Second Language)
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Paquette, Kelli R.; Byrd, Charlene M.; Dragich, Denise – Education, 2013
This mixed-methods research study investigated the implementation of Drop Everything and Write (DEW) in early childhood/elementary classrooms. DEW is an activity in which students simply "drop everything and write." Teachers were interviewed at the completion of the school year about how they implemented the program, their perceived…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Program Evaluation, Writing Assignments, Interviews
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Harbin, Joy; Newton, Jodi – Education, 2013
This study of elementary mathematics teachers is intended to determine if the perceptions, beliefs, and experiences of mathematics teachers in elementary school align with their teaching practices in mathematics. Research included observations, reflections, and interviews with a purposefully selected group of elementary teachers representing upper…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Methods
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