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. 2, Winter

An Analysis of the Writing Disposition of Fourth and Fifth Grade Elementary School Pupils
The objective in first level language teaching in elementary schools is to ensure that language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing, visual reading and visual presentation) are used in the most effective and competent manner. Among the leading...
An Evaluation of the Problems of Solid Wastes at Elementary Schools Depending on the Views of School Administrators
Introduction Having been in relation with the environment since the day he started to existed, human being has been producing thousands of tons of wastes every day. The production of harmful wastes, which is likely to be one of the features making...
Consensus and Difference: American Students' Perspectives on the National History
Introduction The social cultural theory views learners as active participants within cultural environments, which include families, schools, and communities. On the perception of knowledge acquisition, the theory endorses a constructivist perspective,...
Data Driven Decision Making in the Social Studies
Securing Data Tests used to evaluate pupil academic achievement must be valid in that they measure accurately in the respective academic discipline. Thus, a social studies test must measure pupil knowledge in this academic field. The test also needs...
Determining the Comprehensibility of Texts in Sixth Grade Turkish Course Books
It is frequently stated that the improvement of four basic language skills for Primary School second stage will influence the individual's success in other lessons as well (Sever et all, 2006, p.13). Teaching environments in language education present...
How Can We Help Our Children Succeed? Insights from the Psychological Literature
"I have written this work not to teach men what they do not know, but to remind them of what they already know and is very evident to them ..."--From Path of the Journal by Ramhal, 1707-1746. Ensuring students' success has received considerable...
Preferences for Key Ethical Principles That Guide Business School Students
Introduction In the June Issue of Vital Speeches of the Day, Berenbeim (2006), in discussing the topic of corporate business ethics, concluded "adherence to ethics standards is the hallmark of a profession, and business schools are beginning to...
Promoting Resiliency among Native American Students to Prevent Dropouts
For this paper, the terms Native American and American Indian are used interchangeably, as their usage is often a matter of preference (Horse, 2005). Native American students face many at-risk factors that are related to high school dropout rates....
Recent Court Rulings regarding Student Use of Cell Phones in Today's Schools
Schools officials are allowed to make rules to control student behavior and prevent disruption of instruction, but they do not have absolute control and unlimited power. Rules must be reasonable and contribute to the educational mission. Rules cannot...
School Counselor Reform and Principals' Priorities: A Preliminary Content Analysis of the National Association for Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Bulletin (1997-2007) Informed by Guiding Documents of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Professional school counseling continues to transform. Increasingly, counselors are guided to focus more of their work on the development of comprehensive, data-driven, results-based guidance programs (Amatea & Clark, 2005; ASCA, 2003). These efforts...
Student Perceptions regarding Vocational High School Teachers' Problem Solving Methods against Undesired Behaviors in Classroom Management
Introduction Education is defined as the process of forming desired behaviors in individuals. The basic elements of education and instruction that realize within complementary processes are the classroom, teacher and students. It facilitates to...
Student Perspectives on Homework
Introduction and Background Information Teachers are finding that a number of students do not complete homework assignments for various reasons, and have long experienced the frustration of students who do not or will not complete their homework...
Teacher Leadership: Overcoming 'I Am Just a Teacher' Syndrome
Eighteen Master of Education students sat in a class titled "Teacher Leadership" pondering how they could possibly be teacher leaders. One offered, "But my principal is our leader. He leads. I follow." Another said, "Teacher leadership ...
The Analysis of Social Studies Pre-Service Teachers' Interpersonal Self-Efficacy Beliefs
The history of self efficacy begins within Bandura's (1977) social learning theory that was renamed social cognitive theory in 1986. One of Bandura's major concepts in his theory is self-efficacy (Zulkolsky, 2009). Perceived self-efficacy is defined...
The Changing Face of Agricultural Education in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects
Introduction Education as a philosophical concept has been difficult to define. What is education? What is Education meant to do in/ and for people and how do we know that education is taking place or has taken place? These are pertinent questions...
The Effect of Concept Mapping and Problem Solving Teaching Strategies on Achievement in Biology among Nigerian Secondary School Students
Scientist and science educators over the years have been focusing attention on how to improve science instruction in schools by going beyond the stereotypic methods of obtaining knowledge in science. There has been emphasis in science teaching and...
The Effects of Peer Training on the Social Interactions of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Introduction The term "autism spectrum disorders" (ASD) represents a complex pervasive developmental disability marked by deficits in social interaction, communication skills, and play behaviors. The condition is often characterized by the presence...
The Elephant in the Classroom: The Impact of Misbehavior on Classroom Climate
Introduction Classrooms are complex societies where students and teachers live and interact with each other. Teachers are the leaders of these societies and the way they exercise their leadership abilities greatly affect the quality of interactions...
The Role of the Arab Open University, as a Distance Education Institution, in Social Communication and Development in the Arab Region
Introduction There is a very strong relation between higher education (HE), and social development and improvement (World Bank, 1994, 1998, 1999). This means that good HE institutions have the tools to make the social improvements happen, and they...
Three Phase Ranking Framework for Assessing Conceptual Understanding in Algebra Using Multiple Representations
Introduction The concept of unknown and operations with unknowns are central to teaching and learning middle school algebra. Learning about linear relationship with one unknown, students may often demonstrate a certain degree of proficiency manipulating...
Variables That Affect Math Teacher Candidates' Intentions to Integrate Computer-Assisted Mathematics Education (CAME)
Introduction Technology has become an indispensible part of many activities in our daily life. Computer technology, used approximately all areas, eventually has become a part of education and used intensively. Recently, as an alternate to teacher-oriented...
Why Do They Teach? A Comparison of Elementary, High School, and College Teachers
Introduction How satisfied are teachers? Why do they remain in the profession? By listening to the voices of elementary teachers, high school teachers, and college professors, we can gain insight into the profession and help increase job satisfaction...
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