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Author(s): Carol White and Susan Gray

An examination of a multi-cultural school's community and how it operates, with suggestions for other schools seeking to build a culture of respect as well as promote academic success for all...

Author(s): Don Jordan and Joanna LeMétais

Disruptive behaviour can seriously impede a student's academic progress. Here are some classroom strategies which promote emotional growth and appropriate social skills to help reduce classroom...

Author(s): Freda Briggs and Russell Hawkins

An evaluation of the child protection programme, Keeping Ourselves Safe, with intermediate school students aged 10–12 years and their parents. Such programmes can teach students strategies for...

Author(s): Alison St. George and Joy Cullen

A fascinating insight into how children learn "to do school". This study identifies the ways in which children make use of peer modelling and assistance as they first adjust to the classroom...

Author(s): Jo Jenkinson and Laura J. Hall

Social interactions are very much an individual matter, but what factors in a school setting also influence students with disabilities in developing social relationships?

Author(s): Anne Sturgess

One group of students continues to puzzle educators, parents, and themselves. They are both academically gifted and specifically learning-disabled, yet they are rarely noticed for either their...

Author(s): Margaret Taplin and Marion White

The views of parents of gifted children are a valuable consideration for those concerned with educating the children. Equally important, are the views of the classroom teachers who are...

Author(s): Cathy Wylie

Education vouchers are controversial. Advocates call them a panacea; critics say they exacerbate existing inequalities of education opportunity. What does the research say?

Author(s): Jan M. Robertson

A model of professional development for principals based on peer-assisted leadership development, involving work-place shadowing, reflective interviewing, and evaluative feedback. Principals...

Author(s): Nola Smith

What happens to the children who just miss out on selection for the early intervention programme, Reading Recovery?

Author(s): Gwenneth Phillips and Pauline Smith

For most lowest-achieving children, Reading Recovery offers a second chance to catch. What about those who are the hardest-to-teach - those who need a third chance? This study shows that they...

Author(s): Jenny Young-Loveridge

Understanding the number system is the key to teaching and learning mathematics. Here is a framework which shows how children's understanding about the number system becomes more sophisticated...

Author(s): Terry Evans and Karen Tregenza

Is interactive television the latest high-tech white elephant, or can it become a valuable educational technology for schools? Answers from research into the implementation process of...