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. 118, No. 3, Spring

A Lesson Plan Model for the Supervision of Student Teaching
Supervision of student teaching is the typical capstone instructional modality in preservice teacher training. Its goal is to advance the student's integration of skills and to determine if an independent teaching assignment may be taken on in short...
A Model of a Preservice Teacher Preparation Program
Interest in the process of becoming a teacher has increased in recent years. For the past decade national reports such as Tomorrow's Teachers: A Report of the Holmes Group (The Holmes Group, 1986),A Nation Prepared: Teachers for the 21st Century (Carnegie...
A University's Mission: Responding to Community Needs
In the last decade of the 19th century, two educational institutions were founded in Lowell, Massachusetts to respond to the economic and social needs of that time. The Lowell Textile School was incorporated in 1895, by owners of textile mills in...
Career Paths: Selected Attitudes of New Rural School Administrators
Much has been written about school improvement and reform in the nineties. As we approach the year 2000, the needs of our public schools pervade the literature, educational dialogue and the minds and hearts of parents who send their children to public...
Defining and Measuring the Dimensions of Teacher Empowerment in Restructuring Public Schools
The focus of the Venture Capital Schools in Ohio is on restructuring education with the local school building as the unit of analysis. Advocates of this new focus of school reform (e.g., Comer 1988; Elmore 1990; Griffin, 1991; The Holmes Group, 1986,...
Development and Analysis of a Scale to Assess Students' Out-of-School Science-Related Experiences
Young children bring a variety of experiences to the classroom. A constructivist approach requires teachers to engage students in learning experiences that build upon prior knowledge. To connect new data with preexisting mental constructs, teachers...
Discussion Teaching through Case Methods
Discussion teaching through case methods is increasingly being used in teacher education programs as a means for empowering teachers to play a more active leadership role in schools today. Teaching through case methods has become an established instructional...
Do Increasing Adolescent Suicide Rates Result in Increasing Prevention/postvention Programs in Ohio Schools?: A Survey
Adolescent suicide continues to be a major cause of death of our youth. The National Center for Health Statistics (1996) has found suicide to be the 3rd leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds, behind only accidents and homicide and the tenth leading...
Extra Fiscal and Time Resources for School, Provided by Classroom Teachers
Recent reform efforts in school restructuring have created school governance structures at local school sites to allow more inputs from classroom teachers under the shared-decision-making models. While decisions in the areas of curriculum, school...
Language, Lectures, and Learning: A Language-Based Approach to Increasing Understanding
Introduction Teaching an introductory social science course (or any course for that matter) to one or two hundred students is never an easy task. In addition to having to manage the yards of names and social security numbers provided by the...
Learning Science at a Distance: Using Interactive Television to Work with Schools
In the 1980's the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell pioneered the use of a two-way television network linking it to public school districts in northeastern Massachusetts. In the thirteen years of the network's existence...
Measuring How Much Students Have Learned
As a skeptic in Ancient Athens, Georgias was to have stated that nothing could be known. If something could have been known, it could not be communicated. If it could be communicated, it would not be understood. Drawing a corollary, attempting to...
Need for Lesson Analysis in Effective Lesson Planning
In the instructional process the lesson is the primary organizing structure. While developing and presenting a lesson, a classroom teacher confronts many pedagogical issues and makes choices directed toward assisting students to acquire knowledge,...
New Hope Seminars on Domestic Violence with Suggested Holistic Counseling
"A woman, a Spaniel and a Walnut Tree The More They Are Beaten The Better They Be" Traditional Gloucester Ditty (Landes, et al, 1995, 2) About four million American women are physically abused by husbands or boyfriends...
Power and the Esteemed Professorate
Introduction One of the most enjoyable experiences the senior author of this article remembers as a college student included hearing many provocative stories about university professors. The stories especially focused on the peculiarities the...
Putting Principles into Practice: Parent Perceptions of a Co-Taught Inclusive Classroom
In the past few decades, the integration of children with disabilities into general education classrooms has become an accepted principle. Parents who were once told that a segregated program would provide the "best setting" for their children with...
Reflective Practice Groups in Teacher Induction: Building Professional Community Via Experiential Knowledge
Introduction Historically, the reality of classroom teaching in American schools has involved a single teacher placed in a classroom full of students. The teacher's job has been to move students through the curriculum and, to the highest extent...
Storytelling as a Pedagogical Tool in Higher Education
Introduction In the earliest of times, prior to the advent of writing, storytelling was the only tool available by which individuals within their communities could preserve and share their heritage. Stories not only explained life and preserved...
Student Enjoyment of Physical Education Class in Three Teaching Style Environments
Physical education class has its unique contribution to student well being. To have fun is always one of the top priorities of students who attend physical education class. Enjoyment of class is the positive attribute of student emotion as well as...
The Greater Boston Urban Education Collaborative
When university faculty see transfer students as inadequately prepared for upper level course work in the disciplines, and when community college faculty perceive university faculty as being unrealistic in their expectations, it is the transferring...
The Role of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
"If you can read this, thank a teacher." A simplistic bumper sticker displayed on numerous vehicles traveling the nation's highway continues to haunt and to inspire those who view it, particularly members of the teaching profession. Is the corollary...
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