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. 133, No. 3, Spring

An Investigation of Implementing Drop Everything and Write (Dew) in Early Childhood/elementary Classrooms
Introduction With the onslaught of assessment and accountability in today's educational arena, educators seek methods in which to maximize instructional teaching and student learning. Teachers often lament about not being able to fit it all in....
Class Participation: Promoting In-Class Student Engagement
Since antiquity educators have known that exchanges between teacher and student are important to learning. Recent interest in student engagement has encouraged professors to reflect on their classroom practices and, where needed, shift them toward...
College Classroom Humor: Even the Pundits Can Benefit
Class begins at 7:30 in the morning and the mood is bleak. The students trickle into the barren classroom looking as if they had just wrestled themselves out of bed. Some bring in a caffeinated beverage, which sits ignored on the desks as students...
Cultural Competence, Systems of Care, and Students with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges
For youth with emotional and behavioral challenges, previous research has indicated that placement decisions are sometimes based upon factors other than those related to their level of functioning. Variables that have been found to impact such decisions...
Defining Parental Involvement: Perception of School Administrators
Introduction Researchers and writers have noted that parental involvement is associated with academic achievement (Mandara, 2006; Toldson, 2008); is a primary contributor to a student's success (Rumberger, 1995); and is widely accepted as important...
Developing Scientific Thinking Methods and Applications in Islamic Education
Introduction Many people in the West, who have not been acquainted with the traditions of Islam as a religion and doctrine as well as a cultural legacy, might be surprised by learning that classic Islam made a significant contribution to the rise...
Effects of Cooperative Learning on Junior Secondary School Students' Knowledge and Attitudes to Multicultural Education Concepts in Social Studies
Introduction Social Studies is primarily concerned with the study of people, their activities and relationships as they interact with their physical and socio-cultural environment. Since its emergence as a curricula area in the early 1960s, Social...
Exploring and Understanding Maryland's Math and Science Teachers' Perspectives on NCLB and Increase Testing: Employing a Phenomenological Inquiry Approach
Introduction The quality of mathematics and science achievement of students in America has been a major area of concern for the last 50 years. Within the last 50 years, the federal government came up with many math and science initiatives in attempts...
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...
Relation between Depression, Loneliness, Self-Esteem and Internet Addiction
Introduction Today people use internet more and more commonly than 10-15 years before and rate of internet users is increasing rapidly. In 2008 World Internet Project scanning which was carried out in 13 countries, it was found out that internet...
Strategic Leadership in Schools
Introduction From their earliest beginnings, schools have had the need for change and improvement. The extent and nature of change have varied with the needs of the time. The Industrial Revolution led to schools adapting to produce students ready...
Suck It Up, Walk It off, Be a Man: A Controversial Look at Bullying in Today's Schools
The latest issue to permeate the educational collective mind is that of bullying. According to some educators the problem of bullying within our nation's schools has grown to epidemic proportions. These individuals point to the fact that connections...
The Development and Evaluation of a Peer-Training Program for Elementary School Students Teaching Secure Internet Use
Peer-based training applications are being implemented at various institutions, including educational programs, from primary to university education, in hospitals and other institutions. Peer-based support and training services are commonly being used...
The Effect of Mozart's Music on Child Development in a Jordanian Kindergarten
Introduction Young children begin to show a preference for the music of their own culture by the age of two (Levitin, 2006). The early childhood years are crucial to musical growth, as, between the ages of four and six, we experience a heightened...
The Impact of Course Delivery Format on Wellness Patterns of University Students
The financial and physical costs of living an inactive life are tremendous. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death in the United States, includes physical inactivity as one of the risk factors. It was reported in 2009 that more than...
The Integration of Select Aspects of Educational Foundations as Applied to Health Care Education: A Religious Perspective
With the advent of globalization and the advancement in technologies, many institutions of higher learning are now utilizing innovative relationships that cross disciplinary, institutional, and natural boundaries through collaboration (Martin, 2005)....
The Meanings Attributed to Writing Skills in English by Turkish Children: A Concept Map Study
Introduction The importance of the four basic skills of the language in foreign language teaching cannot be underestimated. Using the reading, speaking, listening and writing skills and the relationships that these skills have with each other is...
University Support of Secondary Stem Teachers through Professional Development
The need for quality educators in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines has been well-documented (Office of Postsecondary Education, 2012; Ingersoll, 2007; Viadero, 2009). There are initiatives and studies that address...
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