Monthly Archives: February 2011

From Ringmaster to Conductor — Phi Delta Kappan

Here is an excellent article on classroom management:

Challenging classrooms can overwhelm a teacher. However, by using effective classroom management and behavior modification techniques, teachers can change challenging classrooms into productive ones.

by MATTHEW A. KRAFT is a doctoral candidate in the Quantitative Policy Analysis in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Mass .

via From Ringmaster to Conductor — Phi Delta Kappan.


Student Engagement

Student engagement is one of the most critical components in improving student achievment. It’s often the difference between teaching something and learning something.

Kidwell, C. The Impact of Student Engagement on Learning. Leadership, March/April, 2010.

Core educational journals

Three core educational journals:
American Educational Research Journal,
Educational Researcher,
Review of Educational Research

For more info DOI:10.3102/0013189X09354778

– Victor Gonzalez, Ed. D.
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Math tutoring

Simple protocols, focused on mathematics, with students of multiple ages working together can improve student achievement.
Outcomes in a randomised controlled trial of mathematics tutoring, Pages 51 – 63
Authors: K. J. Topping; D. Miller; P. Murray; S. Henderson; C. Fortuna; N. Conlin
DOI: 10.1080/00131881.2011.552239

– Victor Gonzalez, Ed. D.
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