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. 125, No. 1, Fall

Adult's Perception of Field Trips Taken within Grades K-12: Eight Case Studies in the New York Metropolitan Area
Introduction and Purpose Students have participated in school related field trips for many years. Commonly they visit zoos, museums, and historical sites. Although the average school district in this country spends approximately 2% of their annual...
An Analysis of Prevailing K-12 Educational Strategic Planning Models
Recently, researchers noted that decision makers in K-12 education have not embraced strategic planning (McHenry & Achilles, 2002.) They assert that perhaps no specific planning process exists. A review of literature demonstrates that processes...
An Analysis of Secondary School Principals' Perceptions of Multicultural Education
Society is becoming more diverse than ever before in its history, and many of our school systems reflect this diversity in their student populations (Patrick & Reinhartz, 1999). For instance, today, one-third of the entire student population in...
An Overview of the Techniques Used to Develop the Literacy Skills of Adolescents with Developmental Delays
Literacy skills are very important in our daily life. Literacy skills help people function independently, foster relationships, develop self-esteem and interact with society. Developing literacy skills, therefore, empowers individuals with disabilities...
Challenging Young Children through Simple Sorting and Classifying: A Developmental Approach
Simple sorting tasks and classification activities are part of the math or science curriculum in many early childhood programs. Early childhood professionals utilize a number of enjoyable exercises and materials to enhance simple sorting and classifying...
Communication in the Chinese Classroom
Introduction Communication in the learning environment is influenced by cultural, psychological and contextual factors and it involves the application of interpersonal and intrapersonal values. Ideas and/or information cannot be properly conveyed...
Developmental Psychology of Adolescent Girls: Conflicts and Identity Issues
Adolescent teenagers, who are undergoing the process of growth between childhood and maturity or adulthood, are usually thirteen to nineteen years of age. During this period of adolescence, biological, emotional or psychosocial conflicts are evident....
Factors Affecting School Relocation in Singapore: The Past and the Present
1. Introduction School relocation is a sub-topic under school-location planning, which is also called school mapping. School mapping is a set of techniques and procedures used to plan the demand for school places at the local level and to decide...
Internet Review: Educator Concerns regarding Cyberspace Curricula
Introduction Educators are confronted with incorporating new technology into the pedagogical processes. The computer is one piece of technology currently being introduced and used in today's schools. Some educators have reported successful incorporation...
Parents as First Teacher
********** "The American family is the rock on which a solid education can be built. I have seen examples all over this nation where two-parent families, single parents, stepparents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles are providing strong families...
Salvador Da Bahia: A "Modern" Imperial Rome
The city of Rome is situated on seven hills along the Tiber River. It developed from a series of small villages into numerous city-states, then to a Republic, and finally into an Empire, which covered several million miles. Thousands of miles away...
School Leadership Preparation Programs: Are They Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders?
The literature is replete with examples of how the role of today's school administrator has changed from that of a manager to an instructional leader (Lockwood, 1996; Fink & Resnick, 2001; DuFour, 1999; Hallinger & Heck, 1998). Principals are...
Storytelling: Enhancing Language Acquisition in Young Children
Review of the Literature Young children naturally enjoy stories. Children involved in education programs that utilize storytelling exhibit many positive behaviors related to increased literacy (Speaker, 2000; Allison and Watson, 1994). Improved...
The "Nuts and Dolts" of Teacher Images in Children's Picture Storybooks: A Content Analysis
A recent children's book shares the story of a teacher. Miss Malarkey, home with the flu, narrates her concern about how her elementary students will behave with and be treated by the potential substitutes available to the school. Among the substitutes...
Throw out the Lifeboat: Staying Afloat in the Age of Efficiency and Effectiveness
A rural Southern high school located in the Mississippi River Delta Region of Arkansas was in its first year of a state imposed school improvement plan based on eighth grade state mandated assessments and end-of-course exams in literacy. As with many...
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