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. 132, No. 4, Summer

Afro-Caribbean and African American Students, Family Factors, and the Influence on Science Performance in the United States: The Untold Story
Special Note to Readers: Afro-Caribbean = voluntary immigrant, a person who chose to migrate to the U.S.; African American = involuntary immigrant, a person who did not choose to migrate, but whose ancestors were brought to the U.S. by force Introduction...
Andragogy for Teen and Young Adult Learners with Intellectual Disabilities: Learning, Independence, and Best Practices
Definition of Intellectual or Developmental Disability According to the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), an "intellectual disability (ID) is a disability characterized by significant limitations both in...
Aversive Intervention: Research and Reflection
Introduction Anyone who has watched the police drama NCIS: Navel Criminal Investigative Service on the CBS network has witnessed aversive intervention (Bellisario, 2010). Mark Harmon's character, Jethro Gibbs, as a course of practice, swats his...
Complexities in Managing the Child Care Industry: An Observation on Challenges and Potentials
Introduction Due to the strict, economically-oriented parental leave policy in the United States, few fathers of young children meet the criteria for taking legal leave, while most mothers receive very short leave durations and mediocre benefits...
Differences in Students' Motivation to Attend College: Large versus Small High Schools
There are over 49 million students enrolled in public schools with approximately 15 million of those reporting to public high school classrooms (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], n.d.). Of those, 70 percent will attend a high school...
Emotions, Emotional Intelligence and Leadership: A Brief, Pragmatic Perspective
How Emotions Affect Us: A Brief Introduction to Emotional Intelligence When searching for an understanding of E.I. (Emotional Intelligence), also referred to as E. Q. (Emotional Quotient), it is clear the term has various interpretations. Wharam's...
Examining the Correlation between Perceived Social Support in Adolescence and Bullying in Terms of Prediction
Introduction To date, bullying is a problem that has increased and has to be prevented in schools. Generally, bullying has many definitions: it is defined as a person or a group of people doing harm (Ada, 2010; Andreou, 2001) intentionally (Hector,...
Perceived Sources of Occupational Stress among Primary School Teachers in Delta State of Nigeria
Introduction The main aim of the school system is to ensure that pupils learn well and achieve the goals of education. For this noble aim to be realized much depend on the teachers, who are vested with the responsibility of instructing pupils. Aremu...
Physical Activity and Childhood Obesity: Strategies and Solutions for Schools and Parents
Childhood obesity poses a serious threat to the health of our nation. Current literature indicates that obesity rates among children of all ages are dramatically higher than they were a generation ago (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011). Due to...
Preparing Secondary Special Educators: Four Collaborative Initiatives
Introduction Effective inclusion programs for students with disabilities require a culture of collaboration as both special education and general education teachers face a myriad of issues as they implement quality inclusion within the secondary...
Strategic School Planning in Jordan
Theoretical literature: The educational system is considered the most important and most dangerous in any society. We can say that the societies culture and development can be measured with what it presents of educational systems. Where the need...
Teacher Leader Human Relations Skills: A Comparative Study
Introduction In his book, Cultivating Leadership in Schools, Donaldson (2006) stresses the importance of human relation skills. He points out the importance of tuning into others nonverbal cues--behaviors and expressions that indicate how they are...
Teaching Arabic for Speakers of Other Languages from the Perspective of Instructors and Students
Introduction Teaching Arabic has spread in different parts of the world. Since the textbook is an important element in the processes of teaching and learning, several books have been written in the field of teaching Arabic for speakers of other...
The Need to Trust and to Trust More Wisely in Academe
Throughout history, the building blocks of all compelling narratives have remained intact: Challenge, struggle, and resolution. The stories that hold us captive surface an unexpected challenge, narrate the emotional struggle to overcome that challenge,...
Understanding the Perseveration Displayed by Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Introduction Perseveration can be defined as any repetitive behavior, displayed by an individual in the verbal domain such as repetitive language or topic, or the gestural, or physical domains such as, physical action and object--related perseveration....
University Supervision within Physical Education Teacher Education
Faculty who teach in physical education teacher education (PETE) programs know the importance of undergraduate students having the opportunity to observe and assist physical educators, teaching in schools. These "early field experiences" (EFEs) give...
Use of Concept Mapping and Visual Learning Software in Education at Kuwait University
Introduction Computers, the Internet, and telecommunication technologies have become an essential and fundamental part of our everyday lives that it would be difficult to imagine a world without them, and one cannot imagine modern life without being...
Why Do They Choose to Teach-And Why Do They Leave? A Study of Middle School and High School Mathematics Teachers
Background Teacher shortages have existed for many years. Even in today's economy, with teacher lay-offs in abundance, shortages of mathematics and science teachers still exist. In the past 20 years, the overall number of subject-area teachers at...
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