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. 126, No. 2, Winter

A Comparison of Teaching Patterns of Student Teachers and Experienced Teachers in Three Distinct Settings: Implications for Preparing Teachers for All Settings
The current political climate is one that demands immediate outcomes in many facets of society, including the training of highly qualified teachers. A central debate in teacher preparation focuses on defining characteristics of highly qualified teachers;...
"Beating the Odds": How Bi-Lingual Hispanic Youth Work through Adversity to Become High Achieving Students
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine characteristics of academically successful Hispanic students. Despite repeated failures and early academic difficulties, some Hispanic students continue to fight through their adversity. Some children...
Collaborative Model for School Reform through a Rural School/university Partnership
Researchers interested in rural education have identified a number of characteristics common to rural schools (Chalker, 1999; Unruh & Lundt, 1999; Horn, 1998; Molseed, 1997). These rural schools are often attempting to respond to the calls for...
Effective Multicultural Teacher Education Programs: Methodological and Conceptual Issues
To meet challenges of diversity in classrooms various multicultural teacher education programs to prepare pre-service teachers are introduced with the objective of changing beliefs, attitudes, knowledge base, and pedagogical skills. Studies...
Leadership: Four Styles
Overview of Leadership Styles The Four Styles narrative of Leadership is written in three sections, which are Overview of Leadership Styles, Analysis of Leadership Styles, and Applications of Leadership Styles. While the primary foundation for its...
Middle School Variables That Predict College Attendance for First-Generation Students
Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study, this report examines eighth grade school variables that might predict college attendance for students whose parents have no college education (n = 2,521). The selected school variables are...
Sociology of Twentieth Century Congregate Care of the Developmentally Disabled-Recollections
Elements of the twentieth century care facility of state origin are enumerated as the reader hopefully gets some idea of the social milieu or ethos of that period and the management profile thought to be proper and expeditious for unfortunate, homeless...
Some Cognitive Characteristics of Night-Sky Watchers: Correlations between Social Problem-Solving, Need for Cognition, and Noctcaelador
For most of history, humans have been watching the night-sky (Brecher & Feirtag, 1979; Hawkins, 1983). Despite the long history of night-sky watching among humans and the apparent importance of the behavior to portions of the contemporary population...
The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised as a Tool to Improve Child Care Centers
Over the past several decades, child care has become an issue of great concern in the field of early childhood development. This is not surprising considering that over half of the children in the United State under the age of six have mothers who...
The Phenomenon of Aggressive Behavior of Learners in the School Situation
Aggression is an internal process of human being in relationship with his/her self, other persons and the environment. The external manifestations of aggression, whether constructive or destructive, are not the starting point of aggression. Aggression...
The Relationship between Effective Communication of High School Principal and School Climate
Effective communication is one critical characteristics of effective and successful school principal. Research on effective schools and instructional leadership emphasizes the impact of principal leadership on creating safe and secure learning environment...
The Relationship between Perceived Body Size and Confidence in Ability to Teach among Preservice Teachers
Introduction Visit a bookstore, turn on the television, read the newspaper, surf the web, or glance at magazine covers in a grocery check-out line, and one can quickly become inundated with images that reflect the nation's obsession with body size....
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