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. 119, No. 2, Winter

Advocating for Better Futures for All Students: A New Vision for School Counselors
This article describes how the role of counselors must change to include social advocacy as a primary component. Counselors must work as change agents and advocates for the elimination of systemic barriers that impede academic success for all students....
Alleviating Stress in Pre-Service Teachers during Field Experiences
Preservice teachers often experience extreme stress during field experiences which can make them less effective and stunt professional growth. Through talking with students, reading their journals, noting comments on professor evaluations, and constant...
A Systems Approach to School Counselor Consultation
A major component of a school counselor's program is consultation with parents, teachers, administrators, and outside referral sources. This article presents an overview of the school counselor's role in systemic consultation, a rationale for the importance...
A Systems Approach to Self-Efficacy and Achievement in Rural Schools
The purpose of this article is to review the unique qualities of rural communities and define the problems facing their students, such as poverty, low achievement, and poor self-efficacy. A number of promising systemic interventions are summarized...
Clinical Supervision in Teacher Evaluation: A Pivotal Factor in the Quality Management of Education
The rapidly approaching new millennium is ushering in significant changes in management and management style in all organizations. One such a new paradigm which would benefit educational management is Total Quality Management (TQM) which is clearly...
English Only for California Children and the Aftermath of Proposition 227
The provisions and consequences of "English for the Children," California's Proposition 227, are examined. The measure passed with a clear majority in June, 1998, and was implemented during the 1998-99 school year. Controversies concerning the rationale...
High School Success and School Accountability Begin with Tentative Job-Career Plans for Each Student
A standard career interest test should be administered to each 9th grade student, and the three highest level of career interest obtained should be compared with the stated job-career interest for each student. Where the stated job-career plan does...
Historical and Contemporary Models of Attention Processes with Implications for Learning
A brief historical review of research into attention and attention processes along with a description of current models explaining the how people visually perceive stimuli. Components of attention are identified along with implications for learning...
Introduction to the Special Issue: A Systems Approach to Children's Problems
School violence is getting increasing attention from government, media, mental health and educational professionals. Systemic approaches have become recognized as the only way to assure long-term positive results. Common elements in successful prevention...
Looking for Multicultural Education: What Could Be Done and Why It Isn't
Urban schools often address their needs for multicultural education by holding special events and recognizing ethnic heroes. Unfortunately, they overlook the greater significance of promoting effective, ongoing pedagogical practices as advocated by...
Middle School Advisories: A Vehicle for Developing Students' Gender Self-Confidence
Gender related issues permeate the lives of early adolescents. The middle school advisory is presented as an opportunity for students to explore their self concepts as females and males. Gender equity and gender self-confidence are discussed as crucial...
Model Standards for English Language Development: National Trends and a Local Response
This article addresses recent trends in the development of standards for English language arts and their relevance for English learners who speak languages other than English (ESOL). First, the article reviews mainstream efforts to develop English...
Pio Pico Elementary School: A Caring, Cohesive Learning Community
Pio Pico is an urban elementary school of 900 students, located in Santa Ana, California (Orange County). Most of the adults in the community are low income, Latino immigrants, born in Mexico, and have very little formal education. Most of the students...
Preservice Teacher Case Study Responses: A Preliminary Attempt to Describe Program Impact
The ability to make decisions is vital to the teaching profession; therefore, this study was designed to examine through the use of case study analyses the decision making ability of students as they progress through the teacher education program....
Promoting Personal Investment in Systemic Approaches to School Violence
As citizens in a democracy, the media headlines have riveted our attention on the pain and disbelief that children could be so violent in supposedly safe places such as schools: "THREE STUDENTS KILLED, FIVE WOUNDED IN SHOOTING" Paducah, Kentucky...
School Improvement Initiatives in Long Beach, California: The Quest for Higher Student Achievement, Behavior, and Dress Standards
Long Beach, California is home to three large educational institutions, Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College, and California State University, Long Beach. This article presents a case of sustained educational improvement initiatives...
Service Learning as a Strategy to Prepare Teacher Candidates for Contemporary Diverse Classrooms
The article describes a service-learning program jointly developed, implemented, and evaluated by a large university and a culturally and linguistically diverse urban school district. Each semester, over 200 undergraduate students preparing to be teachers...
Suggestions for Producing Teaching Excellence
Since business schools often receive the most talented students, a special commitment to teaching excellence is warranted. The main commitment of any professor is the full development of the abilities and talents of all students. This is an ideal that...
"They're All Our Children": Frank and Faye Clarke and Their Crusade to Educate the Children
This article focuses on the work of Faye and Frank Clarke, founders of Educate the Children Foundation. Faye and Frank Clarke have made a conscious decision to serve their community as retired citizens by donating their time, energy and resources to...
Use of Reframing as a Classroom Strategy
Reframing refers to the process of changing the focus of a situation or problem and examining it from a different perspective. It involves looking at the reciprocal side of a problem/issue or analyzing a situation from a broader base. Reframing can...
What's Right with Education? Erin Gruwell's Reconnecting the Disconnected
A new teacher, Erin Gruwell, began her career much as many novice teachers do--with the ideal of helping students to learn and to lead effective lives. However, in the course of just four years, Erin managed, dramatically so, to change the lives of...
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