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Practical action research : a collection of articles

Author: Richard A Schmuck
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
'Practical Action Research' is a compilation of critical commentaries that offer practical steps for understanding and implementing action research. The contributors demonstrate how educators can reflect, collect data, and create alternative ways to improve their practice in the classroom and schoolwide.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Schmuck
ISBN: 9781412962872 1412962870 9781412962865 1412962862
OCLC Number: 227000186
Description: xvi, 231 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Writers develop skills through collaboration : an action research approach / Kate Ferguson-Patrick --
Educational action research / Ken Zeichner --
The unexpected journey : renewing our commitment to students through educational action research / Helen Meyer [and others] --
Action research : three approaches / Emily F. Calhoun --
Exemplary project : the effectiveness of Spalding instruction for spelling performance / Margo S. O'Neill --
Exemplary project : the business managers' network : action research to improve business capacities of Colorado Charter Schools / Lori Grant --
Exemplary project : improving schoolwide communication through a new school web site : responsive action research / Heidi Mitchell --
Creating a school for David : a principal's narrative / Eleanor A. Perry --
Exemplary project : proactive action research to build leadership for a charter school's success / Lillian Thomas-Wilson --
Exemplary project : examining the impact of external building coaches on teachers / Betsy Apolito --
Exemplary project : implementing strategies to reduce dropout rates of at-risk youth in an online learning environment / Jill Gaitens --
Exemplary project : Singapore math : action research on a curriculum change, student achievement, and teacher efficacy / Barbara J. Darroch --
Exemplary project : increasing math achievement of Title 1 middle school students / Tatyana Chayka --
Action research for school improvement / Emily F. Calhoun --
Exemplary project : action research on middle school mathematics instruction differentiated by student gender / Joshua Jordan --
What happens when a school district supports action research / Cathy Caro-Bruce and Jennifer McCreadie --
Exemplary project : professional development as a tool to enhance teacher quality in charter schools / Ricci Rodriquez-Elkins --
Using action research to solve instructional challenges in inclusive elementary school settings / Christine L. Salisbury [and others] --
Exemplary project : math fact memorization in a highly sequenced elementary mathematics curriculum / Kelli Kreienkamp --
Using action research as a collaborative process to enhance educators' and families' knowledge and skills for youth with emotional or behavioral disorders / Douglas Cheney --
Exemplary project : building blocks to healthy emotions : a parenting program to improve the emotional health of low-income children / Verree Laughlin --
Action research in action : curricular articulation and integrated instruction / Douglas E. Arnold --
Exemplary project : self reflection in essay writing : an action research project / Ronald Bergez --
Initiating a collaborative action research project : from choosing a school to planning the work on an issue / Eva Espido Bello --
Promoting quality for teacher action research : lessons learned from science teachers' action research / Brenda M. Capobianco and Allan Feldman --
Schoolwide action research : findings from six years of study / Lew Allen and Emily F. Calhoun --
Ecology and ethics in participatory collaborative action research : an argument for the authentic participation of students in educational research / Steve Collins.
Responsibility: Richard A. Schmuck, editor.
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