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Brophy, Jere E. – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Reviews research in the areas of classroom organization and management, delineating the principles underlying a comprehensive approach to these areas. (MP)
Descriptors: Class Organization, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Educational Principles
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Weinstein, Rhona S. – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Summarizes research on student perception of schooling, identifying seven areas of knowledge about student perspectives on classroom life and suggesting several directions for further research. (MP)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews
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Hamilton, Stephen F. – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Argues that if schools are to be made more effective, educators must understand the interaction between their academic and socialization functions, as well as comprehend what happens in schools and the societal context in which schools are embedded. (MP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Ecology
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Purkey, Stewart C.; Smith, Marshall S. – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Critically reviews literature on school effectiveness challenging the assumption that school differences have little effect on student achievement, presents a speculative portrait of an effective school, and proposes directions for future research. (MP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews
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Smith, B. Othanel; And Others – Elementary School Journal, 1983
In reaction to presentations at the Airlie House Conference on the Implications of Research on Teaching for Practice, two papers (by O. Smith and N. L. Gage, respectively) discuss how far research on teaching has come as a field, while a third (by G. D. Fenstermacher) explains how implications of research on teaching can be used. (MP)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Needs
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Nelms, Ben F. – Elementary School Journal, 1987
Overviews attempts to integrate language arts and social studies and reviews research on language processes. Discusses types of writing designed to produce active and responsible learners. Describes writing exercises designed to enable students to inventory knowledge; to initiate, consolidate, and personalize learning; and to clarify thinking. (RH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
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Rosenshine, Barak – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Describes successful teacher training and student achievement programs and identifies major functions or components necessary for effective instruction appearing across these programs. (MP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Program Effectiveness
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Green, Judith L.; Smith, Deborah – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Briefly discusses factors involved in conceptualizing teaching and learning as linguistic processes, providing an overview of methodological approaches emerging in the literature and presenting selective findings on the nature of teaching and learning processes from both teachers' and students' perspectives. (MP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Communication, Classroom Research, Elementary Education
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Shavelson, Richard J. – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Research on teachers' judgments, instructional planning, and decision making during classroom interaction is reviewed. (MP)
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tikunoff, William J.; Ward, Beatrice A. – Elementary School Journal, 1983
Reviews five collaborative research strategies making use of teachers in the research process (1) to identify characteristics of collaboration in the conduct of instructional research and (2) to explore what has been learned as a result of including teachers in the inquiry process. (MP)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Instructional Improvement, Literature Reviews, Research Projects