Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin

Articles from Vol. 79, No. 4, Summer

Charter Schools: Educational Reform or Failed Initiative?
The authors discuss charter schools for their 20-plus years of existence. They include the istoric phenomena that have resulted in the unusual development of charter schools due to political pressures, social events, and the media. Explanation of operations...
Cognitive Interventions for Students with Attention Deficit Disorder Transitioning from Secondary School Settings: A Meta-Analytic Review
The number of students with disabilities entering college has increased dramatically in recent years. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) ranks second in the identified disabilities among postsecondary students. This has prompted a concern not only for...
Creating an Educational Paradigm Shift in the Face of Economic Crisis: An Interview with Katrin Jakobsdóttir, Minister of Education, Science, and Culture in Iceland
This interview continues a series initiated by members of the Bulletins Editorial Board. The goal of the series is to feature interviews conducted with Delta Kappa Gamma members or other educational leaders on a topic related to the theme of the issue....
From the Editor
The concept of a. paradigm shift was first popularized by Thomas Kuhn, who examined the nature of scientific advancement in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962) and asserted that such advancement comes as a result of "changes of world view"...
Hitting the Mark: Strategic Planning for Academic Rigor
This article presents a comprehensive example of academic instruction in one elementary school in which administrative and teacher leaders decided to take a stand for students by examining the extent to which instruction was hitting or missing the mark...
Implications of Using Peer Audio Feedback for the College Learner: Enhancing Instruction
Professors in a large southeastern university college of education share results from a study about peer feedback conducted at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In the peer audio- feedback process in this study, university students shared evaluation...
The Impact of Color on Vocabulary Attainment with Multi-Ability Seventh Graders
This 14-day, short-term, classroom action-research study examined the differences between using traditional black-and-white flash cards and those with colored text in relation to vocabulary acquisition and low-level information recall with middle school...
The Partnership of Creativity and Accountability
The author explores the assumption that high-stakes testing paired with accountability - system oversight can promote creativity in both teachers and students. She asserts that data provided through ongoing assessment creates a focus on instruction that...
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