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Brasfield, Michelle Welch; Lancaster, Chloe; Xu, Y. Jade – Journal of Education, 2019
Teacher stress and burnout have been associated with professional dissatisfaction and elevated rates of attrition. Knowledge has emerged to indicate that wellness may relieve professional stress that can precede burnout and departure from the profession; however, more research is needed to substantiate this relationship. The current study examined…
Descriptors: Wellness, Stress Variables, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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Pilonieta, Paola; Hathaway, Jennifer; Medina, Adriana; Casto, Amanda – Journal of Education, 2019
This study examined the impact of explicit comprehension strategy instruction supported by guided reading and partner reading on at-risk students' strategy knowledge and reading comprehension. Participants were 47 first graders (25 in the treatment group; 22 in the control group) and 44 second graders (19 in the treatment group; 25 in the control…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, At Risk Students
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Gil-Glazer, Ya'ara; Walter, Ofra; Eilam, Billie – Journal of Education, 2019
This article presents the major findings of a longitudinal study on the use of photograph-based assignments to improve higher-order thinking and language skills among second- and fifth-grade students using an intervention framework and a convergent mixed method (quantitative and qualitative) approach. The method promoted oriented study skills for…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Longitudinal Studies, Photography, Assignments
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Eltanahy, Marwa; Forawi, Sufian – Journal of Education, 2019
Inquiry-based learning (IBL) represents the student-centered approach that focuses on encouraging learners to scientifically construct new knowledge. The study aimed to explain science teachers' and students' perceptions about applying IBL in a private school in Dubai. Furthermore, to explore the degree to which the science textbook of Grade 8…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Reid, Tingting; Heck, Ronald H. – Journal of Education, 2018
The steady increase in immigration in the United States over the past few decades has focused attention on the necessity for school districts to provide English language services in order for children with diverse language backgrounds to participate fully in public education. In this study, we utilize a large state-representative sample of…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Reading Achievement, Cultural Background, English Language Learners
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Major, Thenjiwe – Journal of Education, 2018
Education is a vehicle that can be used to oppress or liberate people in the society. Schools are places where democratic values are instilled into the individual learners. Teachers are curriculum implementers who play significant roles in instilling the democratic ideals. The purpose of this study was to investigate in-service student teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Rimbey, Michelle; Kucan, Linda – Journal of Education, 2018
This investigation examined how middle school teachers implemented Word Generation, a cross-content vocabulary intervention and how the program affected student learning of academic vocabulary words. Participants included four content area teachers and their sixth-grade students. Students received vocabulary instruction in their social studies,…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Vocabulary Development, Intervention, Middle School Teachers
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Ilter, Ilhan – Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the context clue instruction program to infer meaning from context as a way to enhance reading comprehension. Participants were fifth-grade middle school students (four boys) who were at a frustration reading level (initial comprehension score range = 40%-48%) at their grade level. In…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Middle School Students, Inferences, Reading Comprehension
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Westensko, Arla; Moyer-Packenham, Patricia S.; Child, Barbara – Journal of Education, 2017
This study describes 3 years of mathematics intervention research examining the effectiveness of a summer individualized tutoring program for rising fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students with low mathematics achievement. Based on an iceberg model of learning, an instructional framework was developed that identified and targeted students'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Program Effectiveness, Summer Programs
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Zhang-Wu, Qianqian – Journal of Education, 2017
As a result of increases in immigration, more students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are entering K-12 classrooms in the United States. Thus, the need to study the education of diverse learners is intensified. Drawing upon semi-structured interviews, observations, and informal conversations, this case study examined how a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4, Urban Teaching, Public School Teachers
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Pavlak, Christina M.; Hodgson-Drysdale, Tracy – Journal of Education, 2017
The writing achievement of English learners (ELs) is often lower than that of other subgroups (Fry, 2007, 2008). To address this gap, a partnership was formed between university faculty and doctoral students and educators at an urban PK-8 school with a majority EL population. Using Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) as a guide, the team…
Descriptors: Grade 6, English Language Learners, Language Arts, Writing Achievement
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Brugar, Kristy A. – Journal of Education, 2016
This mixed methods study explored students' learning following an intervention unit, which focused on discipline-specific practices in elementary social studies/history. The research questions were: To what extent does students' learning in social studies/history change following their participation in a unit emphasizing disciplinary-specific…
Descriptors: Social Studies, History Instruction, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Wagner, Christopher J. – Journal of Education, 2016
Although young dual language students (DLLs) learn to write and use language expressively in ways that differ from monolingual English speakers, these differences are rarely addressed in curricula and instruction. In particular, despite a recent shift in attention to how identities shape literacy practices and motivations, common frameworks for…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Expressive Language, Bilingualism
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Hoffman, James V.; Martinez, Ramón A.; Danielson, Katie – Journal of Education, 2016
In this article, we focus on the past, the present, and the future. We consider the ways "Becoming a Nation of Readers: The Report of the Commission on Reading" ("BNR") (Anderson, Hiebert, Scott, & Wilkinson, 1985) fulfilled the authors' aspirations to introduce into schools "the practices seen in the classrooms of the…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Early Reading, Best Practices, Theory Practice Relationship
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Dietiker, Leslie – Journal of Education, 2015
Elliot Eisner proposed that educational challenges can be met by applying an artful lens. This article draws from Eisner's proposal to consider the assumptions, values, and vision of mathematics education by theorizing mathematics curriculum as an art form. By conceptualizing mathematics curriculum (both in written and enacted forms) as stories…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Grade 7, Textbooks
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