You will be able to search for articles on education in journals, magazines, and newspapers. You will need to log in to the databases in order to access the articles. Use your MDC Username and Password. Please click on this link to log in to the databases. Below are some suggested databases for articles on education.
This article "revisits Dewey's teaching philosophies and postulate how he would encourage teachers to continue their constructivist methods in a virtual world."
Kolb, L. (2021). From 1916 to 2021: What Would John Dewey Say about Remote Learning? Teacher Librarian, 48(5), 26+.
This article is from the Educators Reference Complete (Gale OneFile) database, Log in using your MDC Username and Password.
This paper discusses findings from four years of observational research examining classroom climate. Specifically, findings that focused on one powerful teacher behavior (teacher retreating) were examined. These data indicated that teacher retreating was negatively correlated to the amount of instructional interaction occurring between students and teachers and was positively correlated to the amount of unwanted student behavior observed. Regression analysis indicated that teacher retreating was the only behavior that predicted the amount of student off-task behavior taking place. The authors discuss the importance of these findings to teacher educators and offer suggestions for preventing teacher retreating.
This is an article from the Teacher Reference Center database. Log in with your MDC Username and Password.
This article addresses approaches to differentiating instruction to meet the needs of students whose literacy needs, interests, and strengths vary widely. This article was designed to support classroom teachers who understand the importance of differentiating instruction, but are unsure of how best to design and implement differentiation within the parameters of the classroom. The article begins by defining differentiated instruction and discussing its importance, including the role of differentiation with respect to diversity and with respect to Response to Intervention (RTI). The remainder of the article describes in detail two examples of differentiated instruction in classroom contexts. Each example is followed by a discussion of the research and decision-making underlying the teacher's approach to differentiation. The article concludes with common characteristics of effective differentiation.
This article is from the Education Full Text database, Log in using your MDC Username and Password.
The article discusses the importance of assessments in special education under U.S. education policies such as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and offers templates for teachers to create formative assessments. Particular attention is given to the value of observing student behavior to help improve engagement.
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