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Data analyses can affect teachers’ instructional strategies. They can do so mainly be helping teachers understand what their students are and are not learning. However, these analyses can only...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2013 4:03 am UTC

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Whether the United States is susceptible to decline due to deficiencies in its education system is open to debate. There is no question, however, that the success or failure of a democratic form...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2013 1:23 am UTC

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Andragogy is the study of teaching methodology for teaching adults. The practice of andragogy instructs on several points of adult learning that is different from childhood learning. The utility to...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2013 9:45 pm UTC

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All of these methods address the concern that Hispanic students in the United States lag behind Asian and white students in educational attainment. The methods described in your question tackle...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2015 12:31 pm UTC

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There are a number of things that can be done to improve communication between the home and the school. Some of these can be initiated by the teacher and some can be initiated by the parent. The...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2013 10:05 pm UTC

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In recent years, public education in the United States has come under attack from a number of quarters. Critics of the public school system have leveled a number of serious accusations, including...

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These things are important for communicating with parents because they allow parents to get regular updates about what is happening in their child’s classroom. The two devices have somewhat...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2013 6:34 pm UTC

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The major significance of charter schools is hotly debated between liberals and conservatives. Conservatives typically support the idea of charter schools while liberals typically oppose them. To...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2012 1:01 am UTC

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There are a number of things that could be done to improve academic achievement in schools. Of course, they typically tend to be much easier to propose than to actually implement. In other words,...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2013 12:14 am UTC

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My own view is that students should have homework, but only in some circumstances. Let me address this from my point of view as a parent of a middle schooler and as a high school teacher. As a...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2013 1:02 am UTC

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The meaning of this question is not completely clear. I see two possible ways to understand it. I will explore both possible meanings. First, this question might mean “what characteristics could...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2013 9:03 pm UTC

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This question suggests a very strong bias against Common Core Standards, and I am aware this subject has become highly politicized. There may very well be some value to the standards, depending...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2016 3:05 pm UTC

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Let us start by differentiating between informal education (the natural ability of the brain to gather experience and data into meaningful patterns) and those “formal” education instruments...

Latest answer posted December 16, 2015 8:41 pm UTC

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Autism, also known as autism spectrum disorder, is a group of mental disorders characterized by problems with social and communication skills. This can include sensory problems which can make...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2013 8:59 pm UTC

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As we are limited in space, below are a few ideas to help get you started.Current goals for communication development may be known by many boards of education as the English Language Development...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2014 7:24 am UTC

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The answer to your question is one open for debate and depends on which school system is considered. The word facilities suggests many things such as the number of library books, the number of...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2012 3:16 pm UTC

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Professional development is significant in the field of education because it is absolutely necessary for teachers to develop their skills and abilities as much as possible. This is particularly...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2012 3:09 am UTC

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Conduct includes many different things. Therefore, there are many ways in which it can be significant in the field of education. Let us look at three of these ways. First, there is the issue of...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2012 3:22 am UTC

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What students like today is very similar to what students liked about school in my high school days (I graduated in 1986). This is likely to remain the same for a long time. Students like school...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2012 2:06 am UTC

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The concept or idea of "quality education" represents one of the strongest trends in modern education today. Right now, there is an emphasis on defining quality education in a variety of ways. I...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2012 2:14 pm UTC

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Students today essentially dislike the same things about school that students disliked when I was in high school (graduating in 1986). Students typically dislike the degree to which their lives...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2012 1:53 am UTC

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Classroom management is critical for learning for several reasons. The above answer covers much of what a teacher must know about classroom management. I agree that it is critical because without...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2015 10:04 pm UTC

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Classroom management is very important for a student’s academic development and, to some extent, to the student’s social development. Classroom management can be defined as the process of keeping...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2013 2:25 pm UTC

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'Multicultural education' as a phrase has a variety of different meanings and connotations, so this answer will focus on the idea of multicultural education as serving a variety of various cultures...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2013 4:50 am UTC

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I would not be surprised if this question initiated an interesting discussion. I think that graduation is an important component of education. It is representative of the completion point in a...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2013 10:43 am UTC

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This is a relatively broad question, so I’ll narrow my focus on national education reform. Since the dawn of free public education for all, reformers have voiced the need for changes within the...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2018 5:37 am UTC

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As greater emphasis is placed on the inclusion of all students in the learning process, assistive technology is seen as a vital part of this mission. The ability of assistive technology to help...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2012 3:20 pm UTC

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We can argue that it is important for a university to maintain high standards in academic integrity so that grades and degrees earned at that university have real meaning. If a university does not...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2012 10:42 pm UTC

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There are at least two ways to argue against going to such a university. First, you can say that you would put yourself at a disadvantage by going to such a school if you intended to be honest...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2012 10:47 pm UTC

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In short, school voucher programs have been proposed to help pay for families of children who live in low-performing school districts to send their children to better schools. Vouchers would pay...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2012 2:00 pm UTC

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The contextual significance of tenure in K-12 education has to do with the role of tenure in improving or harming the quality of teaching in our schools. In recent times, tenure has become a major...

Latest answer posted March 28, 2015 7:50 pm UTC

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Portfolio assessment is a way of keeping track of student work showing effort, growth, achievement and progress in a particular area. It should also contain feedback from the teacher and show...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2012 1:16 pm UTC

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I tend to think that it is the job of parents/ guardians and teachers to educate students on what digital citizenship entails. It is critical for parents/ guardians to assume a major role in...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2013 1:41 pm UTC

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STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Judith Ramaley, a biologist and administrator at The National Science Foundation, introduced the acronym in 2001. The...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2019 10:47 am UTC

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The notion that capitalism competition will improve schools is misguided, and will probably contribute to an ongoing problem of an increasing divide between rich and poor. If vouchers can be used...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2012 4:10 pm UTC

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Andragogy is the science of adult education. Originated by German Alexander Kapp, it was developed in America by Knowles. The principle is that adult learners learn through different needs and...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2013 10:40 pm UTC

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It's no fad. It may take longer than a lot of the optimistic proponents predict, but gamification in some form is the future of education—and probably business in general.How do I know this? For...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2016 8:47 pm UTC

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There are a number of ways in which integrating technology into the classroom can help students with their academic skills. For one thing, the ability to find information online is a major academic...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2013 6:09 pm UTC

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This answer is long after your question, but I must add to this as I have had both poor principals and good principals with one outstanding one. The outstanding one had a terrific emotional IQ,...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2015 2:10 pm UTC

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It would be possible for the federal government to set up such a system, but it would be very difficult to do it in such a way that all states would feel that it was both fair and beneficial....

Latest answer posted November 21, 2012 2:24 am UTC

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Rubrics, of course, are assessment tools, and they are used by teachers to grade or assess student work in an analytical way. What this means is that they divide the grading process into different...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2012 3:01 am UTC

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English Language Learner (ELL) programs are intended to provide services to students with limited proficiency in English. These students are identified by their performance on language proficiency...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2012 2:31 am UTC

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Tenure is significant in the field of education because it allows teachers to have their jobs guaranteed. This practice, its critics say, allows teachers to keep their jobs even if they stop...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2012 2:30 am UTC

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It is impossible to know for sure how these things will change American education. The educational system is too complex for us to be able to predict anything with certainty. That said, we can be...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2012 12:02 am UTC

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Whenever a school administrator dedicates an aide to a particular student, or classroom, the expectation is that such aide will serve as a facilitator to the student for which they will facilitate....

Latest answer posted September 7, 2013 12:12 pm UTC

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In all honesty, I don't think that there is a downside to informal assessment. All teachers work out of some type of informal assessment framework. Even school districts that are heavily driven...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2013 10:35 am UTC

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Systemic change is a phrase often used in connection with a technologically driven and corporatized model of educational reform. This model, often financed by philanthropists from technology...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2018 8:08 am UTC

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Of course, there is no way to know this for sure, but I highly doubt that this would be possible. The sums of money needed are simply too high. While we do not know if there is a direct...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

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This question doesn't specify if it is asking for individual teacher strategies or school-wide strategies that increase parental involvement in the education and assessment of students. There isn't...

Latest answer posted December 21, 2020 4:20 pm UTC

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If you do not want to have students moving to different centers, you still need to provide a way to use the time well. Using an agenda with each activity and the amount of time you expect of them...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2015 9:12 pm UTC

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