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Aljaad, Nawal Hamad Mohmad – Education, 2017
This research aims at finding out the educational usages of "Whatsapp" by the Saudi female students who are involved in the College of Education at King Saud University. To achieve the goal of this study, the researcher uses a simple sample of (122) female students from the Education College of King Saud University, which is chosen…
Descriptors: Females, Social Media, Electronic Publishing, Curriculum Development
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Hatchimonji, Danielle R.; Linsky, Arielle V.; Elias, Maurice J. – Education, 2017
In urban schools overwhelmed by increasing demands to raise test scores, exclusive focus on increasing academic competencies has proven ineffective. School-wide, comprehensive social-emotional and character development (SECD), focused on the cultivation of Noble Purpose, provides an alternative pathway toward life, college, and career success. We…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Middle Schools, Educational Change, Values Education
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Ward, John K.; Ward, Martin J. – Education, 2017
The one-room school house was synonymous with education in Nebraska for over a century. In 1901, most of the state's 6,773 schools were identified as one-room schools. While the national movement away from the one-room school house was also occurring in Nebraska, its 385 one-room schools were the most of any state in 1986 (McKee, 2013). The…
Descriptors: One Teacher Schools, Educational History, United States History, Rural Schools
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Snell, Joel – Education, 2017
There are numerous aspects to being non-Caucasian that may not be known by Whites. Persons of color suggest folks who are African, South Americans, Native Americans, Biracial, Asians and others. The question is what do these individuals feel relative to their color and facial characteristics. Eugene Robinson suggest that the future favorable color…
Descriptors: Physical Characteristics, Race, Color, Whites
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Dan, Youngjun; Geng, Leisha; Li, Meng – Education, 2017
This study aimed to explore students' cognitive patterns based on their knowledge and levels. Participants were seventh graders from a junior high school in China. Three relatively distinct groups were specified by Cluster Analysis: high knowledge and low ability, low knowledge and low ability, and high knowledge and high ability. The group of low…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods, Junior High School Students
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Burch, Barbara; Cangemi, Joseph P.; Allen, Greg – Education, 2017
This article is about success, its positive aspects and, unfortunately, its negative aspects. Since most individuals are motivated to seek success from early on, what happens when an individual becomes quite successful and then believes he/she is more deserving of it? Such individuals often develop an overblown self-belief system, suggesting a…
Descriptors: Success, Self Esteem, Psychological Patterns, Recognition (Achievement)
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Golightly, Amy F.; Nottis, Katharyn E. K. – Education, 2017
Many undergraduates in privileged positions mistakenly feel that we live in a post-racial society (e.g. Goodman, 1995; Osborne, Kriese, & Davis, 2013). Their prior knowledge about diversity can be limited and they can be unaware of what they do not know about cultural competence and intercultural sensitivity (e.g., Osborne et al., 2013;…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Knowledge Level, Cultural Pluralism, Concept Mapping
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Paradice, David – Education, 2017
This paper describes the construction and descriptive analysis of a data set of United States school shooting events. Three hundred forty-three shooting events are included, spanning 175 years of United States educational history. All levels of US educational institution are included. Events are included when a firearm is discharged, regardless of…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Data Analysis, Violence, Weapons
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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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Svendsen, Bodil – Education, 2017
This article is based on a research and development project conducted in one upper secondary school in Norway. The participating teachers have been part of a three year longitudinal study, and the findings in the present study are from their third and final year of a professional development study. The aim of this study was to find out how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Instructional Design
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Pedersen, Daphne E.; West, Robert R. – Education, 2017
How do secondary STEM teachers perceive the environments in which they teach? To what degree is STEM teaching at the secondary level situated in a gendered workplace organization? Using data from the 1999-2000 Schools and Staffing Survey, we examined how men and women who were full-time secondary school teachers in STEM fields (N = 5,617)…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, STEM Education, Teacher Attitudes, Work Environment
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Brewer, Steven L., Jr. – Education, 2017
Bullying and a hostile school culture interfere with students' academic performance. This article will examine how factors such as high-stakes testing and bullying victimization may affect the health and well-being of youth in schools. Next, the article will provide an overview of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model, and…
Descriptors: Bullying, High Stakes Tests, Victims, Well Being
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Miller, Nancy – Education, 2017
While there has been a surge in the number of adults entering accelerated academic programs at colleges and universities over the last decade, there has not been a corresponding increase in the number of adult learners in these programs who persist and achieve their degrees. This work sought to develop a detailed model for helping faculty and…
Descriptors: Models, School Holding Power, Acceleration (Education), Adult Education
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Akcay, Hakan – Education, 2017
The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate science teaching and assessing what is learned via using concept maps. Concept mapping is a technique for visually representing the structure of information. Concept mapping allows students to understand the relationships between concepts of science by creating a visual map of the connections. Concept…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
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Flynn, Deborah M.; Chow, Peter – Education, 2017
One of the most stressful periods of life has been reported to be the time spent in the post secondary education system (Hales, 2009). As a result, researchers are interested in determining the various correlates associated with the successful coping during this time. It has been well established that self-esteem and self-worth are both factors…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Self Esteem, Anxiety, College Students
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