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Learning progression toward a measurement concept of fractions
Abstract Background Fractions continue to pose a critical challenge for students and their teachers alike. Mathematics education research indicates that the challenge with ...
Comparing successful aging, resilience, and holistic wellness as predictors of the good life
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC, 2018-01-01)
Responding to the Challenges of Gifted Education in Rural Communities
(Mercy College, 2017)
There are both achievement and opportunity gaps for low-income students when compared to their economically advantaged peers; and, for rural students, these gaps may be even more pronounced. In this manuscript we draw from ...
Confronting Challenges at the Intersection of Rurality, Place, and Teacher Preparation: Improving Efforts in Teacher Education to Staff Rural Schools
(Mercy College, 2016)
Recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers in rural schools is a persistent struggle in many countries, including the U.S. While rural education researchers have long lamented the struggle to recruit and retain ...
A Cross-Cultural Validation of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory: Evidence from Chinese- and Spanish-Speaking University Students
(Hipatia Press, 2017-02-24)
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which Chinese and Spanish translations of the College Student version of the MUSIC ® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory (MUSIC Inventory; Jones, 2012 ) demonstrate ...
Teaching Credentials in the Inclusive STEM Classroom
As integrated STEM education becomes more commonplace, the number of inclusive STEM classrooms containing students with disabilities will continue to rise. This presents many challenges to both STEM education teachers and ...
The Political Economy and Stigmatization of HIV/AIDS in Patients Attending a Clinic in Lagos, Nigeria
Background: The aim of the study was to highlight the political economy of HIV/AIDS in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) through use of relevant literature and administration of self-administered questionnaires. The ...
Special Populations At-Risk for Dropping Out of School: A Discipline-Based Analysis of STEM Educators
(Institute for STEM Education and Research, 2015-04)
The term at-risk without proper context and definition can evoke many possibilities, characteristics, and conditions that can make comparisons and interpretation difficult. [...]in this investigational description, the ...
Enhancing Teacher Performance A Toolbox of Strategies to Facilitate Moving Behavior from Problematic to Good and from Good to Great
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2016-04-08)
Exemplary schools have at their core outstanding principals and teachers. This book enables school leaders to enhance teacher performance to move from problematic to good or better yet, from good to great.
The Federal Role in Financing 21st-Century Higher Education: Effectiveness, Issues, and Alternatives
(Miller Center Of Public Policy: University Of Virginia, 2016)
For the United States to remain competitive in the world market, 60 percent of new entrants into the workforce by 2025 would have to possess a college degree or certificate of postsecondary training. Currently, that number ...