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Girardet, Céline – Review of Education, 2018
Considering the crucial goals dependent on classroom management, such as creating a classroom environment conducive to student learning and facilitating student engagement and motivation, it is an important skill for teachers to learn. Accordingly, this literature review aims at untangling the factors influencing the evolution of teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices
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Garcy, Anthony M.; Berliner, David C. – Review of Education, 2018
Robust evidence suggesting a strong association between greater educational attainment, better health and lower mortality, has led to speculation that the quality of schooling can also have effects on health. This review critically summarises findings from 15 studies in a growing area of research concerning the effects of school quality on health.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Health, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Whiting, Caroline; Whitty, Geoff; Menter, Ian; Black, Pat; Hordern, Jim; Parfitt, Anne; Reynolds, Kate; Sorensen, Nick – Review of Education, 2018
This paper is based on a profile of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) provision in England, which was developed as part of a wider research programme on Diversity in Teacher Education (DiTE) based at Bath Spa University. It provides a new topography of routes to qualified teacher status (QTS) in England for the academic year 2015-2016, along similar…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Census Figures
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Little, Callie W.; Clark, Jacourie C.; Tani, Novell E.; Connor, Carol McDonald – Review of Education, 2018
The present study examined the effect of technology-based writing instruction on writing outcomes using meta-analytic methods. Additionally, this study investigated whether characteristics of study, sample, and outcome moderated the effect of technology-based writing instruction. Six studies were coded resulting in 11 extracted effect sizes.…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Writing Instruction, Writing Achievement, Online Courses
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Clerkin, Aidan – Review of Education, 2018
Since the 1970s, schools in Ireland have offered an optional programme known as 'Transition Year' midway through secondary education, when students are typically 15 years old. It lasts one academic year and aims to promote maturity, social development and vocational exploration, and to give students a chance to develop personal and intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Maturity (Individuals), Adolescent Development
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Mellander, Erik; Svärdh, Joakim – Review of Education, 2018
We evaluate the effects of participation in the Swedish version of the Science and Technology for Children Program on content and process skills in sciences, in grade 9. The Swedish version, called Natural Sciences and Technology for All (NTA), is predominantly employed in grades 1-6. Our outcome measures are scores and grades on nationwide…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Foreign Countries, Science Education
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Coldwell, Mike; Maxwell, Bronwen – Review of Education, 2018
Designs combining different types of data are increasingly used in educational evaluation, to provide both evidence of impact and an explanation of the processes by which impacts are created. Logic models are visual representations of how an intervention leads via a set of steps from resources and inputs to outputs and then sets of outcomes. Their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Models, Logical Thinking
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Sammons, Pam; Kington, Alison; Lindorff, Ariel; Ortega, Lorena – Review of Education, 2018
This paper draws on findings from a study of 'inspiring' teachers in order to illustrate the way in which the chosen mixed methods design contributed to the success of the research in addressing its research aims. The study investigated the concept of 'inspiring' and 'inspirational' teaching through recruiting a purposive sample of 17 primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mixed Methods Research
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Moore, Darren A.; Russell, Abigail E.; Matthews, Justin; Ford, Tamsin J.; Rogers, Morwenna; Ukoumunne, Obioha C.; Kneale, Dylan; Thompson-Coon, Jo; Sutcliffe, Katy; Nunns, Michael; Shaw, Liz; Gwernan-Jones, Ruth – Review of Education, 2018
Non-pharmacological interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are useful treatments, but it is unclear how effective school-based interventions are for a range of outcomes and which features of interventions are most effective. This paper systematically reviews randomised controlled trial evidence of the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Children
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Boylan, Mark; Adams, Gill; Coldwell, Mike; Willis, Ben; Demack, Sean – Review of Education, 2018
Increasingly, policymakers seek to improve the quality of teaching through curriculum innovations and continuing professional development (CPD) programmes. However, engagement by schools and teachers varies owing to mediating influences of neoliberal policies. In this article, we contribute to understanding how these tendencies affect…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Faculty Development, Participation, Institutional Characteristics
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Stokhof, Harry J. M.; De Vries, Bregje; Martens, Rob L.; Bastiaens, Theo J. – Review of Education, 2017
Although the educational potential of student questions is widely acknowledged, primary school teachers need support to guide them to become effective for learning the curriculum. The aim of this review is to identify which teacher guidance supports effective student questioning. Thirty-six empirical studies on guiding student questioning in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Primary Education, Questioning Techniques, Guidance
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Smith, Emma – Review of Education, 2017
A "crisis account" of shortages of well-qualified scientists, engineers, mathematicians and technologists has shaped education policy in the UK and the USA for decades. The apparent poor quality of school science education along with insufficient numbers of well-qualified teachers have been linked to skills shortages by government and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientists, Engineering, Technical Occupations
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Banerjee, Pallavi Amitava – Review of Education, 2017
This paper summarises research findings from a longitudinal national evaluation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) "enrichment and enhancement activities". The activities included science practical lessons, supported by ambassador visits, trips to laboratories, STEM centres and higher education institutions. The…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Student Participation, STEM Education, Longitudinal Studies
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Gascoine, Louise; Higgins, Steve; Wall, Kate – Review of Education, 2017
This article presents the results of a systematic review of methods that have been used to measure or assess metacognition in children aged 4-16 years over a 20-year period (1992-2012). It includes an overview of the types of tool and methods used linked with the ages of the participants targeted and how metacognition and associated concepts are…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Evaluation Methods, Measurement Techniques, Fundamental Concepts
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Chodkiewicz, Alicia R.; Boyle, Christopher – Review of Education, 2017
An increased focus on youth development has led to an understanding of the importance of the wellbeing, resilience and mental health of children and young people. As a result there is a growing body of research, especially over the last two decades, which increasingly recognises the complexities of learning and development across the years spent…
Descriptors: Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports, Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices
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