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. 2, Winter

Administrators' and Teachers' Perceptions of the Collaborative Efforts of Inclusion in the Elementary Grades
Recent efforts at reform in education have engendered considerable debate about the primacy of place in the education of students with disabilities (Deno, 1970; Dorn, Fuchs, & Fuchs, 1996; Dunn, 1968; Kauffman & Smucker, 1995; Keefe & Davis,...
A Two Decade Review of the Number of Students with Disabilities Receiving Federal Monies and the Types of Educational Placements Used
As public school programs for students with disabilities begin the third decade under federal mandate, review of the number of students participating in these programs and their placements seems appropriate. The federal mandate (Public Law 94-142)...
Cognitive-Behavior Treatment of Expressed Anger in Adolescents with Conduct Disorders
The incidence of school violence and aggression continues to be of concern to educators, parents, community members, researchers, and legislators. Recent surveys indicate that the American public looks upon violence and lack of discipline as the first...
Development of an Educational Program to Increase School Personnel's Awareness about Child and Adolescent Depression
Currently, psychiatric and behavioral problems are the number one health problem among young people ages 10-18 (Blum, 1987; Bushong, Coverdale, & Battaglia, 1992). Psychiatric and behavioral disorders, including depression, can have devastating...
Discipline in K through 8th Grade Classrooms
Introduction Lack of discipline has several times since 1968 topped the annual Gallup Poll of Public Attitudes towards public schools as the major problem schools have to face (Schottle & Peltier, 1991). The way teachers solve this problem will...
Effective Teaching Strategies for Enhancement of Student Performance in an Undergraduate Management Science Course
Introduction In our experience, Management Science and other Quantitative courses are usually unpopular with undergraduate students in schools of business. Most students find the material difficult to understand. Many students have heard `horror'...
Extracurricular Involvement in High School Produces Honesty and Fair Play Needed to Prevent Delinquency and Crime
Personal Qualities Gained In a student-centered high school the extra-curricular activities focus squarely on the student as a person, and if the function of the high school is to build a bridge between the home and the work place or college, there...
Flexibility, Arrogance and Humility in the Classroom: Rising above the Focus-Obscurity Framework
Introduction My mother, when I was around thirteen, had asked me to go to the library and get a book by Richard Wright. And reading Richard Wright was like lamps on in my head because this was the first time I had heard anything or read ...
"Ideal" Problem Solving Using a Collaborative Effort for Special Needs and At-Risk Students
Each year millions of school children arrive at our schools with academic and personal needs that challenge the resources and ingenuity of dedicated educators (Bear, Minke, & Thomas, 1997; Brophy, 1996; Gilliand & James, 1998). Research exploring...
Identifying High School Freshmen with Serious Atypical Behavior and Mental Health Problems for Delinquency Prevention Purposes
The typical youth enters high school in the United States at the beginning of adolescence (14 years of age), and their high school years are characterized by change and the search for personal identity. The often stated goal of our high schools is...
Incorporating a Multisource Assessment Approach in a Teacher Education Program
Contemporary trends in education reform are focusing on the ways in which teachers and teacher educators may more effectively measure and evaluate progress in their respective charges (Angelo & Cross, 1993; Banta, et al., 1996; Ewell, 1993; Gardiner,...
In Support of Memory Retention: A Cooperative Oral Final Exam
The growing movement recognizing the importance of assessment in education includes emphasis on broadening methods of assessing student learning beyond paper and pencil measures and traditional written examinations (Hill, Ruptic, & Norwick, 1998;...
Schools That Have Not Protected and Worked with Gay and Lesbian Students Have Been Sanctioned by the Courts
Introduction Gonsiorek (1988) and Herdt (1989) estimated that 3 million male and lesbian adolescents in the U.S. have a homosexual orientation. Since this population is at risk for suicide, alcohol and substance abuse, sexual acting out (with consequences...
Self Analysis: A Tool to Enhance Leader Effectiveness
How many times have you asked yourself, "Why did I do that?", or say to yourself, "I wish I hadn't done that." Even more importantly how many times have you really reflected on why you behaved as you did? Good leaders in any field aren't born, but...
Teacher Perceptions of the Incidence and Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Introduction During the past two decades, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ("ADHD") has become one of the most widely publicized conditions affecting American school-age children. Many researchers agree that approximately five percent of...
Teacher's Perceptions of Principal Effectiveness in Selected Secondary Schools in Tennessee
The literature on school effectiveness repeatedly refers to the need for strong leadership of the principal. The principal has received extraordinary attention in the literature of educational administration and in the press. The reason for this attention...
The American Academy of School Psychology: Promoting Board Certification for School Psychologists
"The American Academy of School Psychology (AASP) consists of all holders of the Diplomate in School Psychology and was organized for the purpose of contributing to the development and maintenance of school psychology practice at its highest...
The Brain: Utilizing Multi-Sensory Approaches for Individual Learning Styles
The Central Nervous System is composed of the human brain along with peripheral nervous systems. The brain, however, is the area which receives, processes, and interprets all information to it's Peripheral Nervous Systems enabling the body to react....
The Changing Role of School Superintendent with Regard to Curriculum Policy and Decision Making
Introduction Decisions have been made regarding curriculum policies for many years. Over the past few years, policy makers have seen a need for change in the role of curriculum policy making. This role mainly deals with the superintendent. He has...
The Influence of Teacher Education on Teachers' Beliefs about Purposes of Physical Education
Over the past two decades, the education of teachers has drawn criticism, from many parts of our society. Legislators, government bureaucrats, business leaders, and many "experts" on education have voiced their opinions on reform strategies for such...
The Learner Centered High School: Prescription for Adolescents' Success
Introduction In 1983 Ernest Boyer noted that it was difficult to find a coherent purpose in America's secondary schools. He attributed this lack of focus to the fact that these schools were called upon to provide the services of a variety of social...
The Marvels of the American Pubic School System
Bashing the public schools seems to be a favorite past time of selected college/university professors, the business world, the lay public, and others in American society. Seemingly, pupils are not achieving adequately according to these individuals...
The Modern University Provost
The conventional academic enterprise is organized around matrix relationships that are political, bureaucratic, collegial--and increasingly economic. Peter Drucker has suggested that knowledge has become the key economic resource in contemporary organizations....
The Services of a Diplomate in School Psychology Are Essential for an Effective Student-Centered High School
America's high schools are in trouble-and have been for some time. As a result their effectiveness has been a primary concern during the current round of educational reform efforts, Increasing violence, decreasing test scores, increasing accountability,...
The Teacher's Stress and Its Implications for the School as an Organization: How Can Tqm Help?
Introduction Maples (1980:23) states that each historical era is characterized by certain distinctly identifiable physical diseases. The Great Plague and leprosy predominated in the Middle Ages; syphilis and deficiency diseases, such as scurvy,...
Third Force Psychology and Teacher Education in Relation to Contiguity and Standards
Learning Goals Under Third Force Psychology a high school must conceive itself as a learning organization, and where students direct their personal efforts towards strategic problem solving and learning. Student goals are associated with an incremental...
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