Education

Founded in 1880, Education is a quarterly journal owned and published by Project Innovation. Editorial headquarters are located in Mobile, Ala. Education has an estimated subscription base of 2,900 readers. The journal specializes in the publication of original research and theoretical analysis of subject matter related to innovations in education and teacher preparation. These areas of study and inquiry are applicable to educators across a broad range of teaching, learning and education. The journal accepts unsolicited manuscripts. However, as Education is independently operated and does not receive funding from membership dues or advertising, authors or their sponsoring organization are required to pay a fee for the publication of their material in the journal. The Editor of Education is Phil Feldman.

Articles from Vol. 121, No. 1, Fall

An Ethic of Caring in Teaching Culturally Diverse Students
I just sat in my classroom and didn't understand anything ... My teachers never called on me or talked to me. I think they either forgot I was there or else wish I wasn't (Olsen, 1988, p. 49). In classrooms where teachers subscribe to what...
A New Perspective regarding Capacities of Educational Institutions to Create Work
This author endeavors: * to highlight the key role of educational institutions in the creation of jobs for the 21st century; and * to introduce a new perspective regarding capacities of educational institutions to create work and assist in the...
An Experiential Approach to Teaching Universal Design
Introduction More inclusive and broader than the requirements specified in laws and codes. the concept of universal design maximizes the usability of products and environments by all users. Lusher and Mace (1989) defined universal design as an approach...
Are the Reported Barriers to Internet-Based Instruction Warranteed?: A Synthesis of Recent Research
Over the past decade, computer-related instruction has made an indelible impact on how students learn and how instructors teach at colleges and universities both in the United States and abroad. While distance learning and teleconferencing technologies...
Characteristics of the Teaching Art and Nature of Competencies That Insure Learning
Introduction In answer to the age old question "is teaching an art or a science?" I lean toward art. Yet it is insufficient to say teaching is an art and be done with it. Describing teaching as an art produces as many questions as it answers. What...
Collegiality, Collaboration, and Kuleana: Three Crucial Components for Sustaining Effective School-University Partnerships
Introduction The literature on teacher change and educational reform makes it clear that change is a complex issue, and true change in practice requires the time for beliefs to change accompanied by a complex, ongoing support structure to facilitate...
Comparing Democratic Maturity Test Scores between High School Army Jrotc Cadets and Other Students
The study sought to make a comparison between the Army JROTC Cadets at Pleasantville High School in New Jersey and students in the Haywood High School, Brownsville, Tennessee on scores from The Democratic Maturity Test (DEMO). The test is based on...
Comparing the High School Evaluation by Graduating Seniors with a Similar Evaluation by Lower Division Students
The Principal at Haywood High School ask not only the graduating seniors to evaluate the high school program, but also a group of 78 non-senior students to make the same evaluation using the SHRS scale. It was a surprise to find the ratings quite similar....
Developing the Ego-Ideal of High School Students
The "ego-ideal" of individuals is the single element found in the personality structure of individuals that either fosters or prevents delinquency and crime; so if our goal in the high school is to prevent delinquency and crime it begins with the development...
Editorial
It is a sad day indeed when the past Chairman of our Joint Chief of Staffs of the military forces of the United States, General Colin Powell, has to remind our educators that the schools are contributing to the prison population of our nation. He made...
Examining the "Cognitive Dissonance" of Students at Pleasantville High School by Grade and by Gender
The Cognitive Dissonance Test (DISS) is designed to assess the nature and degree of "hurts" of individuals that often lie deep in the unconscious, so that they are able to deal with such hurts in a conscious and cognitive manner. A study reported in...
Graduating Seniors Make Democracy Become Alive by Evaluating the Pleasantville High School Program
A substantial group of 89 graduating seniors at Pleasantville High School in participatory democratic fashion evaluated their overall high school program, forwarding a summary to the Principal as their graduating gift. They used the Senior Student...
How to Deal with Skin Cancer Effectively
Skin cancer - 700,000 plus cases each year Squamous cell carcinoma - 2300 deaths each year Malignant melanoma - 32,000 cases, 6800 deaths each year (Skin Cancer, pp. 2-4) As each coach strides about his arena of competition like an Adonis/Muse...
In Loco Parentis: Alive and Well
In his 1770 compilation of English law, William Blackstone applied the phrase in loco parentis to educators. By definition, teachers were given the right to act as parents would when responding to disciplinary problems. However, it should be noted...
Kirkpatrick's Evaluation Model as a Means of Evaluating Teacher Performance
Today schools are being asked more and more to justify that they are providing quality education to their students (Haertel, 1999). The schools in turn are asking that teachers be responsible for the quality of the training that they are providing...
Language Teacher Observation and Reflective Diaries: An Alternate Perspective
Introduction Observation of student teachers and graduate teaching assistants in the second language classroom has long-been an essential component of teacher preparation and assessment. However, the guidance and support given to novice teachers...
LEARNING DISABILITIES ELIGIBILITY IN THE 1990s: AN ANALYSIS OF STATE PRACTICES
Since its introduction roughly 40 years ago, the special education category of specific learning disabilities has been the subject of ongoing debate and controversy. Of particular concern have been questions raised about how the disability should be...
Management and Motivation: An Analysis of Productivity in Education and the Workplace
As American society enters a new millienium, education will certainly be no less affected than its business counterparts. Financial resources will continue to be vulnerable to a service economy. Furthermore, occupational demands placed upon teaching...
Measurement/evaluation Courses in Teacher Education
Change is a fact of life. Changes certainly are being made and are left to make in teacher education course work. One area of undergraduate teacher education courses that need to implement change are those pertaining to measurement and evaluation....
New Third Force Psychology Promises to Reduce the Growing Prison Population through Student-Centered High Schools
The third force in psychology organized in the 1960's after world War II, largely by Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow, provides an orientation away from rats and sick patients towards the fully functioning human being as "humanistic psychology." It replaces...
Pleasantville High School Jrotc the Building Blocks of Success: Citizenship, Leadership, Community Service, and Academics
In July 1995, two newly retired Army Soldiers came to Pleasantville High School in Pleasantville, NJ, to develop an Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. Ltc. Dozier (SAI) and retired Army Military Police First Sergeant, I SG Larry J....
Preparing High School Students for the New Millennium and Beyond
Pleasantville High School is located in Pleasantville, New Jersey, which is approximately six (6) miles from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Pleasantville is an urban school district in a community with a population of seventeen thousand (17,000) people....
Role of the School Psychologist in the Treatment of High-Risk Students
Whatever your definition of "high risk" involves, whether it be for dropping out of school and society; for violent behavior; for suicide; for chemical dependence: or for any other behavior that prevents a student from engaging in positive education;...
Southeastern Selection Criteria for Cooperating Teachers
Introduction Cooperating teachers help convert student teachers into teachers, taking full responsibility of instruction of the student teachers (Smith, 1991). Selecting properly qualified cooperating teachers to supervise student teachers is very...
Teacher Education Reform Effort for Inclusion Classrooms: Knowledge versus Pedagogy
Few teachers are unaware of the challenge they face in creating positive learning communities that meet the academic and social needs of students with specific learning disabilities, with emotional or behavior disorders, who are gifted and talented,...
The Art of Storytelling: A Collegiate Connection to Professional Development Schools
Professional Development Schools provide diverse experiences for students in Schools of Education pursuing degrees in teacher education. These experiences include early observation opportunities, tutoring options, content methodology in current practice,...
The Characteristics of Bad High School Teachers Reveal Avoidable Behaviors for New Teachers
Perceptions of the "Bad" High School Teacher The expected teacher shortages across the United States and the higher learning standards being proposed in virtually every state have left colleges of teacher education and pre-service teachers reeling....
The Effect of Teaching for Higher-Level Thinking: An Analysis of Teacher Reactions
Introduction We live in a complex, changing society (Lewis, 1998: Singham, 1998; Beane, 1998; Eastin, 1999: Tucker & Codding, 1999). School-based educators, particularly classroom teachers, are faced daily with young people who have a variety...
The Haywood High School Story of Excellence
The Haywood High School facility sits on a 44 acre campus located near the industrial park on the eastern edge of Brownsville. It serves as a gathering place for groups, agencies, and others who need a facility for their professional and local interests....
The Parent High School Evaluation Scale (Phses)
(Only Possible Answer to "A Nation at Risk" Report) Parents need to evaluate their high school Program Annually Each year, late in the Spring semester, approximately a dozen parents of youth presently attending the local high school should be...
The Senior Student High School Rating Scale (Shrs)
In a democracy the principal of a high school is expected to be a servant of the individuals he/she serves, and not their master. In the case of the high schools across America, this means the high school students. Where there is a middle school, this...
The Teacher Belief Inventory: Measuring the Theoretical and Practical Orientations of Preservice Teachers
Since the time of Plato and Aristotle there has been debate concerning the relative value of theoretical knowledge in comparison with practical knowledge (Kessels & Korthagen, 1996). Evidence of this dualism can be found in the field of education...
The Ten Imperatives of a Person-Centered High School Student Portfolio
Third Force Psychology (Humanistic Psychology) is only old since the 1960s when it was first developed by Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow along with many other distinguished psychologists. Here for the first time, the student comes center stage in our...
Using Action Research to Open the Door to Life-Long Professional Learning
This paper describes a research study conducted at Nipissing University with preservice teacher candidates. The study explored effective means within a one-year, post-degree B.Ed. program to enable student teachers to begin to use action research....
Vengeance Scores among College Students: Examining the Role of Jealousy and Forgiveness
Role of Jealousy and Forgiveness Stuckless and Goranson (1992) defined revenge as "the infliction of harm in return for perceived wrong (p. 25). They discussed that although revenge can relieve a person from feeling angry; it may also increase aggressive...
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