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. 131, No. 4, Summer

Defying the Default Culture and Creating a Culture of Possibility
Charles Dickens (1859) once noted in A Tale of Two Cities: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ..." Dickens's observation of a time distant seems to accurately describe the educational landscape in this present day. The present...
Deming's 'Profound Knowledge': Implications for Higher Education
Introduction Education remains one of the challenging areas for the adoption of the total quality philosophy. Educators, political groups, and even the public have been slow to address the problem of educational decline on a systematic basis (Evans...
Features of Computerized Educational Games in Sciences of the Elementary Phase in Jordan from the Point of View of Specialists in Teaching Science and Computer Subjects
Introduction: Formal science teaching in the class room does not exceed one fifth of the school day of the students in the best conditions, while the "informal" science learning outdoors includes a set of activities, events, methods, and institutions...
Leadership in the Social Studies Curriculum
Metacognition and the Social Studies One concept which these teachers wished to learn more about was metacognition. Would retention increase if pupils engaged in metacognition strategies? In retrospect, teachers analyzed how much of metacognition...
Organizational Corruption in Secondary Schools: A Focus Group Study
Corruption is an issue as old as human history, which exists in almost every country to a certain extent (Bardhan, 1997; Somiah, 2006; Glaeser, & Saks, 2006; Lu, 2000); however, form of corruption, type of corruption and method of corruption may...
Peer Collaboration in an Early Field Teaching Experience: A Replicable Procedure for Pre-Service Teacher Trainers
Peer Collaboration in an Early Field Experience The notion that teachers in America learn to teach by teaching is not new. Records dating as far back as 1839 written by the principal of America's first normal school, Cyrus Pierce, indicate that...
Removing Instructional Barriers: One Track at a Time
The Background of Tracking First, this country had the one room school house. Before the industrial revolution, children of different ages and abilities received their education from one teacher in one room. Differentiated instruction was the model...
Six Common Lesson Planning Pitfalls-Recommendations for Novice Educators
The increased accountability brought about by NCLB, in conjunction with expected nationwide teacher shortages has left many districts in dire need of skillful teachers (Lambert, 2006). Looking to recent college graduates to fill this need, colleges...
Students' Beliefs about Arabic Language Programs at Kuwait University
Introduction The Educational outcome of schooling is the key factor of the demand for schooling. The need for education is kind of human capital investment, because it confers benefits on individuals, enterprises, and societies as a whole. These...
Teacher Candidate Success on State Mandated Professional Tests: One Predictive Measure
"There is no knowledge that is not power" (Emerson, 1898, Old Age [paragraph]. 8). Knowledge increases background information, deepens understanding of topics, and assists in making critical decisions. The weather is an excellent example. Robert Thomas...
Teacher Leaders Impacting School Culture
Morgan (1986) reminds us that culture is not imposed on a social setting or institution, such as a school. It develops through the course of social interactions. Every coworker in the school setting is affected positively or negatively by the culture...
Teachers' Democracy Practices in the Point of View of High School Students in Jordan
Importance and background of the study The Information and communications' revolution the world has witnessed by the end of the last century caused an accelerating changes and challenges in the culture and values which has been increasing on daily...
The Assessment of English Language Learners with Learning Disabilities: Issues, Concerns, and Implications
Introduction The number of English language learners (ELLs) has more than doubled since 1980s and has recently grown significantly at American schools; more than 8% of the total Pre-K-Grade 12 students are ELLs (Kindler, 2002; U.S. Department of...
The College Motives Scale: Classifying Motives for Entering College
The purpose of this study was to develop a measure of students' motives for enrolling in college. This measure can serve student development researchers exploring a variety of issues related to choice of college, retention/attrition tendencies, social...
The Effect of Relaxation Training on People with Behaviour Disorders in Kuwait
Introduction: With the beginning of the 21st century there emerged the age of nervous stress. Over-loaded by new technological developments and the associated responsibilities of scientific progress, human beings have become more and more subject...
Typing the Worrier: Relationship between Worry and Jung's Personality Types
Worry has been defined as a series of uncontrollable thoughts and images that create negative emotions and the development of a persistent level of fear (Kelly & Miller, 1999). Previous research indicated that there are different degrees to which...
Vocational Teacher Education Research: Issues to Address and Obstacles to Face
Introduction Despite VE growth, relatively little is known about its teacher education. This may be in reference to the shortage in specialized researchers as a result of the absence of higher education teacher education in many countries. Based...
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