Citations with the tag: CLASSROOMS
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- A fly in amber: My experiences in classroom research.
Ward, Angela // Reading Today; Dec94/Jan95, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p27
Features a teacher's experiences in classroom research. First attempt at naturalistic research in a kindergarten classroom; Working as a volunteer and researcher in an inner-city classroom; Importance of creating jobs where academics have classroom responsibilities and teachers have to time to...
- Florida's school-crowding woes offer fodder for ongoing debates.
White, Kerry A. // Education Week; 09/24/97, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p18
Reports on arguments among public officials in Florida about the cost of constructing additional classrooms to resolve the state's problem of school overcrowding. Provisions of the law that triggered arguments; Purpose behind the law's restrictions on school-building sizes.
- Minn. district closes 16 portable classrooms.
Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week; 10/01/97, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the closure of 16 portable classrooms built by Arrow Mobile Structures Inc. for the Forest Lake school district in Minnesota. Discovery of structural defects in the portables; State building officials' reinspection of portables in other districts; Problems with portables in Orange...
- Book reviews.
Dutt, Karen M. // Contemporary Education; 1995, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p51
Reviews the report `Windows Into the Classroom: NAEP's 1992 Writing Portfolio Study,' by Claudia A. Gentile, James Martin-Rehrmann and John H. Kennedy.
- Rethinking traditional classrooms.
Graves, Ben E. // American School & University; Sep93, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p22
Discusses the issue of classrooms as being obsolete. Student design solutions; Open-plan schools versus the `semi-open' environment; The 1971 Educational Facilities Laboratories' report, `Educational Change and Architectural Consequences'; Educational uses of the conventional classroom.
- Recent developments in funding and construction.
Graves, Ben E. // American School & University; Jan1997, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the enactment of a concurrency rule to stem overcrowding in classrooms in the United States. Utilization of Amendment 2; Reduction of elementary classes in California.
- Empty classrooms for rent.
Graves, Ben E. // Inside Tucson Business; 11/18/96, Vol. 6 Issue 34, p21
Reports on a plan by school board members in Nogales, Arizona to rent out classrooms. Decision on how much to charge for the rooms; School district policy on renting out of classrooms.
- Mt. Valley Elementary Destroyed.
Kirk, Douglas // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX); 8/1/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 31, p1
The article presents the first of a series of articles on the demolition of the classroom at Mount Valley Elementary in Sattler, Texas.
- California tests if smaller classes are better.
Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/13/97, Vol. 89 Issue 117, p1
Looks at the drive in California to decrease the size of classrooms. Benefits of smaller classrooms; How California will shrink its classrooms; Comments from Michael Kirst, a director of Policy Analysis for California Education.
- INDOOR SPACE RATIOS.
Wood, Daniel B. // Nursery World; 11/26/2012, Vol. 112 Issue 4308, p5
The article presents the required indoor space ratios that should be met by registered early years education providers in Great Britain, excluding storage areas, thoroughfares, dedicated staff areas, cloakrooms, utility rooms, kitchens and toilets.
- Survey reveals high use of technology in the classroom.
Wood, Daniel B. // Reading Today; Feb/Mar96, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p29
Presents breakdown of the use of various technologies in the classroom. Percentage on the used of computers, laserdiscs and CD-ROMs; Percentage on the use of Cable in the Classroom programming; Percentage use in Channel One; Percentage use in the Internet; Percentage used in commercial online...
- Work Smarter, Not Harder.
LaBelle, Sandy // Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers; Sep2000, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p28
Offers advice on how to improve classroom management skills. Shifts in instruction to benefit both students and teachers; Creation of a positive classroom environment; Ways of helping students become more responsible.
- The Regular Classroom Environment.
Lieberman, Laurence M. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May1982, Vol. 15 Issue 5
Focuses on attributes of regular classrooms and regular class teachers that can be changed. Representation of the first step in the diagnostic process leading toward appropriate individualized programming; Finding that children with different kinds of learning and behavior problems function...
- Connecting instruction and management in a student-centered classroom.
Martin, Nancy K. // Middle School Journal; Mar97, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p3
Discusses changing trends in the classroom environment. Refocusing of classroom management goals to a student-centered classroom; Paradigm shifts; Problems in implementing student-centered classrooms; Impact on the creation of a learning community.
Ellis, Rod // Language Teaching Research; 04/01/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p133
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including one by D. Nunan on the distinction between classroom research and classroom-oriented research, one by S. Gass and colleagues on the results of their study regarding...
- Interactive bulletin boards foster cooperative spirit.
Kreidler, William J. // Instructor-Intermediate; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p60
Suggests ideas for improving the classroom environment and fostering good behavior and relations between students. Interactive bulletin boards that foster cooperative spirit; Activity to keep track of positive behavior among primary students; Activity to solve conflicts among intermediate...
- Let the Word Be Heard: Be an Advocate for Good Classroom Acoustics.
Seltz, Anne E. // ASHA Leader; 05/29/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p4
Discusses the need for good classroom acoustics in the United States. Details on the national standard under development by a working group of the Acoustical Society of America; Common sources of bad acoustics in schools; How one can help in the realization of the goal to quiet schools. ...
- THE IMPACT OF PHYSICAL SPACE ALTERATION ON DISRUPTIVE CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR: A CASE STUDY.
Hood-Smith, Nancy E.; Leffingwell, R. Jon // Education; Winter83, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p224
The purpose of the case study was to assess the effects of the rearrangement of the desks in an open classroom on the incidents of disruptive behavior occurring in that classroom. Results revealed that the alteration of the physical environment produced positive responses from students through...
- WHISKERS'S CORNER.
Whiskers // Weekly Reader - Edition 2; Feb2008, Vol. 77 Issue 5, Special section p4
The article seeks an advice on how to deal with classroom interruptions during discussions.
- A ROOM WITH CLASS!
Prescott, Jennifer // Instructor; Aug2000, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p34
Presents some ideas for decorating classrooms. Construction of a teepee in the reading area; Creation of an art center; Significance of colorful and cozy curtains using bulletin board paper.
- Voicing Concern About Noisy Classrooms.
Anderson, Karen L. // Educational Leadership; Apr2001, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p77
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- EYE on the Classroom.
Scott, Gretchen // Scholastic Scope; 11/24/2003, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p20
Focuses on a debate on whether to allow webcams in the classroom. INSETS: Yes;No.
- Taking Care of the Classroom.
Scott, Gretchen // Scholastic News -- Edition 1; Sep2007, Vol. 64 Issue 1, Special section p4
The section presents an educational game about taking care of the classroom.
- Vote for a Class Pet.
Scott, Gretchen // Scholastic News -- Edition 2; Sep2007, Vol. 64 Issue 1, Special section p4
A quiz about the votes of a classroom on choosing their class pet.
- Take Action for Good Citizenship.
Scott, Gretchen // Scholastic News -- Edition 2; Sep2008, Vol. 65 Issue 1, Special section p1
The article describes several classroom problems and outlines the ways by which students can help in solving them.
- This Is a Colorful Classroom.
Scott, Gretchen // Weekly Reader - Pre K; Aug/Sep2011, Vol. 32, p2
Photographs of several children in the classroom setting that features various colors are presented.
- INSTANT AND EASY ORGANIZING TIPS.
Scott, Gretchen // Instructor; Apr2002, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p34
Provides tips for teachers on how to organize their classrooms. Use of double duty basket for storing books to lessen distraction of children; Stools that teachers can use to reduce back pain; Multi-purpose file cabinet.
- One for the Sun.
Putnam, Anita // Training & Development Journal; Jun86, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p6
Discusses the author's preference for conducting training sessions in rooms with windows. Importance of natural light, contact with the weather and with the natural world.
- Congressional Commission Endorses Classroom Internet Use.
Roach, Ronald // Black Issues in Higher Education; 01/18/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 24, p33
Reports on the endorsement of the use of the Internet in the United States' K-12 and post-secondary classrooms by the Web-based Education Commission. Recommendations issued for Web-based learning; Demand of the panel for an increase in funding.
- Revive Your Readers with CPR.
Moen, Christine Boardman // Book Links; Aug/Sep2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p60
Discusses guidelines to a 'reading revival' in the classroom. Convenient access to books; Presentation of the books; Relaxing setting.
- Teacher Resources.
Moen, Christine Boardman // Cobblestone; Oct2007, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p44
The article focuses on the publications offered by the New Netherland Museum for classroom use.
- Teachers' views of discipline changes from 1981 to 1991.
Brown, William E.; Payne, Tyrone // Education; Summer92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p534
Presents a study in which 228 teachers who had taught from 1981-1991 were surveyed about their views regarding discipline practices and problems today versus ten years ago. The results were analyzed by type of school (rural, suburban, urban), grade level (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12), sex of teacher,...
- `The classroom library: Are we returning to the 1950s, or developing better collaboration?'.
Amey, Larry // Emergency Librarian; May/Jun95, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p65
Presents views on the growing trend towards the classroom library setting. Role of the classroom library and school library in the 1990s; Findings of a study in Prince Edwards Islands on the impact of classroom collections; Importance of a centralized collection amidst growing demands for...
- Student fights: Proactive strategies for preventing and...
Meese, Ruth Lyn // Intervention in School & Clinic; Sep97, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p26
Presents strategies to help teachers prevent and safely manage student confrontations. Reasons why students fight; Key to a positive classroom interactions; Importance of classroom climate and environment.
- The Sonnier Model of Educational Management: Implementing holistic education.
Sonnier, Isadore L.; Sonnier, Claudine B. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Jun92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p135
Features the Sonnier Model of Educational Management. Features; Measurement of teacher-effectiveness of a lesson; Background on the study.
- The negative effects of using a group contingency system...
Romeo, Felicia F. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Jun98, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p130
Describes the negative effects of group contingency used as discipline by teachers in classroom management. Definition of group contingency; Value system created by group contingency; Alternative ways for the teacher to learn how to manage a difficult child's behavior.
- Are smaller class sizes a key to educational success?
Romeo, Felicia F. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government; Summer98, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p26
Looks at the views of California Assemblywoman Kerry Mazzoni, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Education, Chester E. Finn Jr., and Michael J. Petrilli, of the Hudson Institute on whether class-size reduction is a key to educational success. Approval of an incentive program in which classes...
- Creating an Emotionally Safe Classroom.
Romeo, Felicia F. // Scholastic Scope (Teacher's Edition); 10/16/2000, Vol. 49 Issue 4, pT-5
Offers ways to create a safe learning environment in classrooms.
- Feds donate surplus computers to needy schools.
Dyrli, Odvard Egil // Technology & Learning; Feb98, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p72
Reports on 70,000 surplus computers donated to classrooms in the United States by agencies of the federal government, in relation to President Bill Clinton's educational technology initiative. Number of machines The Department of Defense has marked; Identification of the types of computers...
- SHARING CLASSROOM TRADITIONS.
Dyrli, Odvard Egil // Early Childhood Today; Nov2001, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p50
Presents tips on helping children shares classroom traditions with family members. Use of videotapes during classroom rituals; Advantage of inviting parents during classroom rituals and events; Presentation of creative artworks.
- Make your desk a timesaver.
McIntosh, Margaret // Instructor-Intermediate; Aug96, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p74
Advises teachers to make their desks a timesaver. Includes classifying items from the desk and drawers into four groups depending on frequency of use; Setting up a place where students can turn in their work; Daily maintenance of the desk.
- Caring classroom.
Kreidler, William J. // Instructor-Intermediate; Aug96, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p98
Advises elementary teachers on how to create a caring classroom. Includes identification of character education themes; Use of picture file on character education; Promotion of a positive atmosphere; Saving name cards; Bad-behavior busters; Plan on handling conflicts.
- Solutions to 4 behavior nightmares.
Albert, Linda // Instructor-Intermediate; Aug97, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p58
Provides information for teachers to identify why students are acting out and the importance of behavior-management strategies. Questions for the teachers to ask themselves; How does the teacher reacts to this behavior; What are the winning strategies to avoiding failure behavior. INSET: Label...
- 8 secrets of class design.
Albert, Linda // Instructor-Intermediate; Aug97, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p66
Provides information from various teachers on designing an attractive classroom. What materials should be used; Instructions for setting up these designs; Why should students be allowed to help.
- Seating solutions.
Novelli, Joan // Instructor-Primary; Sep97, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p78
Presents four strategically planned setups suggested by teachers for classroom seating arrangements that really work. Flexible and flowing setup for Jason Pecor's first-grade classroom; Donna Clovis' circle and a smile setup; Janette Kimery's approach for arranging an effective learning...
- Should classrooms have pets?
Novelli, Joan // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition; 10/6/2003, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p7
Presents opposing views on having pets in classrooms.
- Conducting qualitative research in the classroom.
Pytlik, Edward C. // Technology Teacher; Mar97, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p20
Presents information on how to conduct classroom research. Information on the role of the International Technology Education Association in aiding classroom research; Details on the contents of qualitative research studies; Methods of collecting data.
- Take note.
Trotter, Andrew // Education Week; 9/11/96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the use of portable classrooms in Terlingua, Texas. Shortening of length of school bus route by 35 miles; Students' complaint of lack of sleep, family time and opportunities to join after-school activities.
- N.Y.C. schools brace for the annual throng.
Reinhard, Beth // Education Week; 09/03/97, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the opening of additional classrooms for new students in New York City for the 1997-1998 school year. Success of early-registration campaigns in overcrowded schools; School district officials' reliance on portable classrooms; Creation of educationally sound environments for the...
- Vygotsky's theory in the classroom: Introduction.
Kozulin, Alex // European Journal of Psychology of Education - EJPE (Instituto Su; Mar2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p3
Introduces a series of articles related to how Vygotskian theory responds to educational needs in a variety of classroom contexts in different countries.