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Practical action research : a collection of articles

'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
Print Book, English, ©2009
Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, Calif., ©2009
Case studies
xvi, 231 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9781412962872, 9781412962865, 1412962870, 1412962862
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