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Marsh, Julie A.; Farrell, Caitlin C. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
As accountability systems have increased demands for evidence of student learning, the use of data in education has become more prevalent in many countries. Although school and administrative leaders are recognizing the need to provide support to teachers on how to interpret and respond to data, there is little theoretically sound research on…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Capacity Building, Learning Theories
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Schultheiss, Donna E. Palladino – Career Development Quarterly, 2008
This article reviews the current status and a future agenda for childhood career development theory, research, and practice. The fragmented nature of the current state of the literature is noted, and a call is made for a reexamination and reconsideration of the childhood developmental pathways of life's work. It is suggested that the study of…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Literature Reviews
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Baglieri, Susan E. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an orientation to instructional design that aims to diversify pedagogy for the purpose of responding to inherently diverse neurological processes that comprise learning (Rose & Meyer, 2002). In the Higher Education Opportunity Act, UDL is recommended as means to provide appropriate accommodations toward…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Access to Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Disabilities
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Killion, Joellen – Learning Professional, 2017
Joellen Killion is senior advisor to Learning Forward. In each issue of "The Learning Professional", Killion explores a recent research study to help practitioners understand the impact of particular professional learning practices on student outcomes. In this Issue Mary Kennedy conducts a review and analysis of the research on…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Core Curriculum
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Viesca, Kara Mitchell; Strom, Kathryn; Hammer, Svenja; Masterson, Jessica; Linzell, Cindy Hammer; Mitchell-McCollough, Jessica; Flynn, Naomi – Review of Research in Education, 2019
Utilizing a complex theory of teacher learning and practice, this chapter analyzes ~120 empirical studies of content teacher development (both preservice and in-service) for working with multilingual learners as well as research on content teaching for multilingual students. Our analysis identified three dimensions of quality content teaching for…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Teaching Methods, Course Content, Learning Processes
Watson, Pauline – Online Submission, 2015
Educational administration is a continuously evolving and complex methodology that is designed to assist schools to link bureaucratic policy making with theoretical management practices. Within this paper educational management theory and its practice within a local schooling context will be addressed. This will be achieved in two ways. Firstly,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Theories, Change Strategies, Educational Change
Sellers, Brian G. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study's purpose is to investigate the expansion of social control efforts in American elementary and secondary school settings, particularly the use of zero-tolerance policies. These policies entail automatic punishments, such as suspensions, expulsions, and referrals to the juvenile and criminal justice systems for a host of school-based…
Descriptors: Zero Tolerance Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Neoliberalism, Social Control
Garvis, Susanne; Phillipson, Sivanes; Clarke, Sharryn; Harrison, Linda; McCormack, Jane; Pendergast, Donna – Oxford University Press, 2018
"Child Development and Learning" integrates concepts of learning and development into one comprehensive text for understanding child development. At its core is the belief that learning and development are intertwined. As children learn, they also develop. As children develop, they also learn. With an understanding of how children…
Descriptors: Child Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Developmental Stages
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Jay, Tim – Educational Research Review, 2013
This article addresses the issue of the plurality of theories and perspectives in education research, and introduces postperspectival theory as a means to work with this plurality. Three pieces of research are discussed, all focusing on children's learning of numbers, one taking a cognitivist perspective, the other two a more sociocultural…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Sociocultural Patterns
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Kennedy, Mary M. – Review of Educational Research, 2016
Professional development programs are based on different theories of how students learn and different theories of how teachers learn. Reviewers often sort programs according to design features such as program duration, intensity, or the use of specific techniques such as coaches or online lessons, but these categories do not illuminate the…
Descriptors: Teacher Improvement, Research Design, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness
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Baglieri, Susan; Valle, Jan W.; Connor, David J.; Gallagher, Deborah J. – Remedial and Special Education, 2011
This article asserts that the field of special education, historically founded on conceptions of disability originating within scientific, psychological, and medical frameworks, will benefit from acknowledging broader understandings of disability. Although well intended, traditional understandings of disability in special education have…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Disabilities, Special Education, Teaching Methods
Banks, Jerome; Mhunpiew, Nathara – Online Submission, 2012
Character development must balance academic achievement. International school environments are diverse and multicultural settings, containing a learning-focused culture. This investigation constructs the sophisticated elements of authentic leadership and the complexities of the social cognitive theory as factors that produce a practical approach…
Descriptors: Leadership, Social Theories, Social Cognition, Values Education
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Willenberg, Ingrid – English in Australia, 2015
This article seeks to provide a theoretical overview of bilingualism and discuss the key concepts and theories that inform classroom pedagogy with bilingual learners. Although some specific classroom strategies are introduced, the primary purpose is not to offer strategies, but rather to offer guiding principles based on theory and research to…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Bilingual Education
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Liu, Jiling; Xiang, Ping; Lee, Jihye; Li, Weidong – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
The goal of physical education is to instill physical literacy within students. As an important motivation framework, achievement goal theory has been widely used to understand and explain students' cognitive, affective, and behavioral outcomes. In this paper, we reviewed studies examining achievement goals and outcomes in K-12 physical education…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Models
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Seel, Norbert M. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2017
This article provides a review of theoretical approaches to model-based learning and related research. In accordance with the definition of model-based learning as an acquisition and utilization of mental models by learners, the first section centers on mental model theory. In accordance with epistemology of modeling the issues of semantics,…
Descriptors: Models, Cognitive Structures, Visualization, Schemata (Cognition)
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