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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Relations

Robert L. Crowson and Corey Bunje Bower.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9443 words.

Community relations refers to the environmental connections and interactions characterizing and influencing the management of local school districts and individual schools. Major topics of...

Professional Learning Communities

Stephanie Knight and Amy Ricketts.

in Education

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 5213 words.

Since the turn of the 21st century, the topic of communities of learners has spawned a number of journal articles, books, workshops, and presentations within education. Often, educators who...

Family and Community Partnerships in Education

Linda Mitchell, Jane Furness, Bronwen Cowie and Maretta Taylor.

in Education

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6750 words.

Education often involves partnerships, of which the teacher-learner relationship, as the most fundamental, is perhaps the most widely theorized and researched. However, many different kinds...

Numeracy Education

Mike Askew.

in Education

P ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7105 words.

Numeracy has become an integral part of mathematics education. But the precise nature and implications of teaching for numeracy in primary/elementary and secondary schooling are still being...

Service-Learning

Stephen J. Meyer and Shelley H. Billig.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 8240 words.

Service-learning is variously considered an instructional approach, a philosophy, and a practice that engages people in the provision of community service as a way of acquiring knowledge,...

Restorative Practices

Shireen Pavri.

in Education

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7837 words.

Organizations with a social justice mission are increasingly looking to adopt practices that promote healthy and safe communities and foster a sense of belonging and community support among...

Culturally Responsive Leadership

Lauri Johnson and Carrie Fuller.

in Education

P ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9839 words.

Culturally responsive leadership, derived from the concept of culturally responsive pedagogy, involves those leadership philosophies, practices, and policies that create inclusive schooling...

Secondary to Postsecondary Transition Issues

David W. Test, Audrey Bartholomew, Jennifer Cease-Cook, Lauren K. Bethune, Karen M. Diegelmann and Debra G. Holzberg.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 10796 words.

Secondary transition was formally defined by the federal government in the 1990 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 1990). In addition to defining transition, IDEA 1990...

Secondary to Postsecondary Transition Issues

David W. Test, Audrey Bartholomew, Jennifer Cease-Cook, Lauren K. Bethune, Karen M. Diegelmann, Kelly Clark, Debra G. Holzberg, Misty Terrell and Dana Rusher.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 13594 words.

Secondary transition was formally defined by the federal government in the 1990 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 1990). In addition to defining transition, IDEA 1990...

Severe Disabilities

Martin Agran and Fred Spooner.

in Education

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 11995 words.

People with severe disabilities are considered to have the following disabilities: severe intellectual disability (formerly referred to as “mental retardation”), autism, deaf-blindness, and...

Social Justice

Jeffrey S. Brooks, Anthony H. Normore, Gaëtane Jean-Marie and Melanie C. Brooks.

in Education

P ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 8837 words.

Social justice has both conceptual and empirical aspects. It is both a way of critically thinking about people, organizations, institutions, and movements and a set of actions that...

Transitions in Early Childhood Education

Aline-Wendy Dunlop.

in Education

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 18247 words.

Transitions are ubiquitous: they start as our lives begin and we all experience them as we travel the life-course. In the context of early childhood (UN Convention on the Rights of the...

Literacy

Jennifer Rennie and Evan Ortlieb.

in Education

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 10295 words.

Improving literacy standards is high on the agendas of governments and educational authorities around the globe. The importance of literacy cannot be understated. It is fundamental for all...

Action Research in Education

Mary Beth Hines, Adam Henze, Christina Ivanova, Leslie Rowland, Lottie Waggoner and Maria Lisak.

in Education

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9447 words.

Educational action research involves participants conducting inquiry into their own practices in order to improve teaching and learning, practices and programs. This means that the...

Global Mindedness and Global Citizenship Education

Hyun-Sook Park, Teresa Slobuski and Cassandra Durkee.

in Education

P ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9420 words.

The terms global mindedness and global competence refer to the ability of individuals to understand the world in which they live and how they fit into that world, as well as to their...

Early Childhood Education in Europe

Valerie Sollars.

in Education

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 13595 words.

Europe has a rich history and legacy in early childhood education, resulting from the beliefs, theories, and contributions of key European pioneers considered the founding fathers of the...

Social Context of Education

Claire Smrekar and Lydia Bentley.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 8899 words.

The study of the social context of education explores contemporary issues in education through the lenses of philosophical, political, and sociological theories, concepts, and research...

Early Childhood Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Joseph Agbenyega.

in Education

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7337 words.

Economic inequalities and other forms of social deprivation in early childhood are closely linked to lower income and social disadvantage in adulthood. However, studies have shown that...

Culturally Responsive Pedagogies

Susan C. Faircloth.

in Education

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 5563 words.

Historically, the academic performance of many culturally and linguistically diverse students has tended to lag behind that of their peers. This has been attributed by some as a failure of...

Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Claire McLachlan.

in Education

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7004 words.

Assessment helps educators learn about children and identifies ways to support their learning and development. It helps educators become aware of children’s strengths and areas of their...