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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2019
Since Zimbabwe adopted inclusion in 1994 in alignment with the world, the number of children with disabilities educated in regular schools has significantly increased. Teachers experience diverse challenges when including children with disabilities in physical education (PE) in regular classrooms. This qualitative study carried out individual…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Physical Education
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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2019
This study examined the teaching competencies perceived by special needs education teachers to be essential for inclusive education. Entrenched in inclusive pedagogy, this descriptive study draws on a sample of 24 special needs education primary school teachers purposively drawn from Midlands educational province of Zimbabwe. Throughout the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Special Education Teachers, Inclusion
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Otara, Alfred; Uworwabayeho, Alphonse; Nzabalirwa, Wenceslas; Kayisenga, Beata – SAGE Open, 2019
Learner-centered pedagogy (LCP) is one of the best approaches in developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes of learners to cope with the changing world. Implementation of LCP practices tend to vary from one context to another. It is within this perspective that this study was conducted with the aim of investigating the teachers' attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Lashley, Lidon – SAGE Open, 2019
This study gazed upon curriculum delivery in postcolonial Guyana. The key focus was on the impact of effective curricula instructional materials on curriculum delivery. A descriptive survey method was employed to gather data and a sequential transformative strategy which embraced a mixed method approach was utilized to analyze and interpret the…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Postcolonialism, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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Yaumi, Muhammad; Sirate, Sitti Fatimah Sangkala; Patak, Andi Anto – SAGE Open, 2018
This study was designed to promote teachers' understanding of the learner-centered approach through training the multiple intelligences-based instructions, improve teachers' performance in designing learner-oriented instruction, and improve teachers' performance in implementing instruction. This study used proactive action research involving 126…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multiple Intelligences, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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Arifin, Imron; Juharyanto; Mustiningsih; Taufiq, Ahmad – SAGE Open, 2018
This study aimed to describe "nyantri" (Islamic crash course) program as a leadership strategy adopted by school principals in strengthening the school organizational culture. This study used a qualitative approach via theoretical phenomenology orientation and a multicase design. The data collection was done through observation,…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Phenomenology, Academic Achievement
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Schmid, Regula – SAGE Open, 2018
This qualitative multiple case study examined the beliefs and behaviors of three teachers who worked at former Reading First Schools and whose student population consistently scored 10% above state average on the California Standards Test (CST) in English language arts. Test scores of all teachers who taught under the Reading First initiative at…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Beliefs, High Achievement
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Wood, Carla; Wofford, Mary Claire; Hassinger, Abby – SAGE Open, 2018
Aims of the current study were to explore teachers' background, beliefs, attitudes, and sense of self-efficacy, as well as instructional supports and innovative practices in response to cultural and linguistic diversity in classrooms serving Spanish-English speaking children of migrant workers. A total of 22 teachers participated in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Migrant Workers, Cultural Differences
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Hashash, Mona; Abouchedid, Kamal; Abourjeily, Suzanne – SAGE Open, 2018
This study investigates the patterns of student-teacher interaction in five elementary public schools in Lebanon along four dimensions of classroom environment: teachers' expectations, teachers' feedback, use of the students' ideas, and students' attitude toward school using Grounded Theorizing and Symbolic Interactionist approaches. Thirty-three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Public Schools, Grade 6
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LoCasale-Crouch, Jennifer; Jamil, Faiza; Pianta, Robert C.; Rudasill, Kathleen Moritz; DeCoster, Jamie – SAGE Open, 2018
This study examined how overall quality and within-day consistency in fifth graders' teacher-student interactions related to feelings about, engagement, and academic performance in school. Participants were 956 children in a national study. Students who experienced higher quality interactions reported more positive feelings about school, were more…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Grade 5, Psychological Patterns, Academic Achievement
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Mahlo, Dikeledi – SAGE Open, 2017
This qualitative study draws from Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory, which emphasizes interaction between the systems of education. The study argues that if teachers are able to cater for diversity in their classes, the vision of inclusive education will be realized. Inclusive education requires all learners with the diverse needs to be able to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Needs, Inclusion, Access to Education
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Muir, Fiona; McConville, Kevin; Robertson, Lois; Campbell, Karen; McKnight, Shona; McKeown, Kenny – SAGE Open, 2017
This study was designed to explore medical students' and primary school teachers' experiences of a new community teaching project. Academic staff and students from the School of Medicine Dundee, National Health Service partners, local education department, and primary school teachers engaged in a collaborative project which has embedded community…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Elementary School Teachers, College School Cooperation, School Community Programs
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Coin, Francesca – SAGE Open, 2017
Immigration in recent years has dramatically increased, especially in Europe. Countries have been coping with it in different ways, and this suggests that certain policies and approaches may work better than others. As a fact, a successful integration starts with the education system. This study investigates how the teacher's approach toward his…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Inclusion, Immigrants, Teacher Attitudes
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Abuya, Benta A.; Ngware, Moses – SAGE Open, 2016
The free primary education policy has led to a significant increase in primary school enrollment in the country, from 8.6 million children in 2008 to 9.9 million in 2012. Increased enrollment complicated the work of teachers in the classrooms in the wake of FPE. This article seeks to document the challenges that teachers face in Kenyan classrooms…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Sørlie, Mari-Anne; Ogden, Terje; Olseth, Asgeir Røyrhus – SAGE Open, 2016
Research on teacher outcomes of the School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) model has been scarce. The present study adds to the knowledge base by examining the effects of the Norwegian version of SWPBS (N-PALS) on school staffs' behavior management practices and on their individual and collective efficacy. Questionnaire data were collected…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Outcomes of Education, Models, Foreign Countries
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