The purpose of this study was to explore under controlled conditions
possible differences between teacher expectancy and child performance
at the first grade level. The Beaverton Public Schools participated
in the study with their first grade children and teachers, using an
examination administered to a random sampling of children and...
The purpose of this study was to examine whether teaching materials designed
around fourth graders' preconceptions effectively produced conceptual change about
light propagation. Four Taiwanese fourth-grade intact classes (194 subjects), taught by
two teachers, participated in this study. The experimental group was exposed to the
conceptual change materials (CCM), and...
The purpose of this study was to investigate the need for an
academic transition program at the beginning of the high school
experience for 90 to 100 critical - need ninth grade students at
North Thurston High School in Lacey, Washington. Opinions of ninth
and twelfth grade high school students...
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to investigate the development of social norms in a fifth-grade reform-based mathematics classroom through a close examination of one teacher's actions during the first three weeks of school. This study offers insights into the following research questions: 1) How does an elementary...
Mentor teachers are currently seen as a solution to
education's dilemma of how to orient beginners into the
profession and provide educational advancement for its most
capable, experienced teachers. One goal of Oregon's mentor
program is to have mentors provide their proteges with
instructional assistance through an observation process.