Research in Ontario Secondary Schools
- A Series of Brief Reports -
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Research in Ontario Secondary Schools: Series of Brief Reports was published by the OISE/UT Trent Valley Centre from 1994 to 2006 to report research findings that contributed to school improvement.

 
Vol. 11, No. 2  (October 2006)  
An Examination of the Ontario Performance Appraisal's Stated Intents from the Perspective of Teachers
  - by Jennifer Barnett (Nipissing University)
Vol. 11, No. 1  (October 2006)  
Mathematics Teachers' Conceptions and Their Teaching Practices on Using Graphing Calculators in Their Classrooms
  - by Jane A. Lee (York District School Board)
Vol. 10, No. 1  (January 2005)  
Fractions Revisited
  - by Timothy Sibbald (Thames Valley District School Board)
Vol. 9, No. 3  (September 2004)  
The Emotional Experiences of Beginning Teacher Learning
  - by Cathy Smeltzer Erb (Eastern Mennonite University)

Vol. 9, No. 2  (May 2004)
  
Scheduling and the New Ontario Curriculum: Teachers’ Perceptions
  - by Lynn Lyngard (Niagara Catholic DSB)

Vol. 9, No. 1  (January 2004)
  
Narratives in the Making: Teaching and Learning at Corktown Community High School
  - by Mary Beattie (OISE/UT)


Vol. 8, No. 2  (September 2003) 
Changing Practices in High School Mathematics Teaching: A Peer Directed Process

  - by Sonia Ben Jaafar (OISE/UT)


Vol. 8, No. 1  (January 2003)
  
Student Assessment and Evaluation in Studio Art

  - by Janet Markus (Lakefield College School)


Vol. 7, No. 3   (September 2002)
Changing Perceptions of the Nature of Teacher Evaluation in Ontario Secondary Schools

  - by Michael Magarrey (York Region DSB)


Vol. 7, No. 2  (May 2002)
  
Teaching and Textbooks: The Case of Grade 9 Mathematics

  - by Gino Sturino (Toronto Catholic DSB)


Vol. 7, No. 1  (March 2002)  
The Integration of ICT into Classroom Teaching

 

- by Scott Reid (University of Ottawa)


Vol. 6, No. 4  (December 2001)
  
Teacher Perceptions of the Impact of Secondary School Reform On Student Assessment in an Ontario High School

 

- by John A. Ross, Lynne Hannay, and Anne Hogaboam-Gray (OISE/UT)


Vol. 6, No. 3  (September 2001)

Teachers' Experience of Mandated Reform: Too Much Pressure and Too Little Support

 

- by Susan Lasky, Shawn Moore and Stephanie Sutherland (OISE/UT)


Vol. 6, No. 2  (May 2001)
  
An Action Research Study of Secondary Assessment Practices

 

- by Thomas Ryan (University of Lethbridge)


Vol. 6, No. 1  (February 2000)  
Teachers Make It Authentic: Supporting New Assessment Practices

 

- by Christine Suurtamm (Peel District School Board)


Vol. 5, No. 4  (May 1999)
Full Service Schools and Students at Risk

 

- by Richard Volpe (University of Toronto) and Kate Tilleczek (Laurentian University)


Vol. 5, No. 3  (March 1999)
Measuring Secondary School Change: The Annual All-Teacher Survey

 

- by John A. Ross (OISE/UT)


Vol. 5, No. 2  (January 1999)
Stereotyping in Schools

 

- by James Ryan (OISE/UT) and Erin Kelly (Guelph CVI)


Vol. 5, No. 1  (October 1998)
Crisis, What Crisis?

 

- by Doug Hart, OISE/UT


Vol. 4, No. 3  (March 1998)
What Can Ontario Learn from Schools in Other Countries

 

- by Alan J. C. King, Queen's University


Vol. 4, No. 2  (December 1997)
High School Teachers' Perceptions of Destreaming and Infusion of Thinking Skills

 

- by Barbara Langford, York Region Board of Education


Vol. 4, No. 1  (September 1997)
Preparing Students for the Post-Industrial Work World: The Role of Secondary School Guidance

 

- by Marie Josée Berger, OISE/UT


Vol. 3, No. 4  (May 1997)
What Makes Student Art Good? - by Janet Markus, Lakefield College School

Vol. 3, No. 3  (February 1997)
How Teachers Deal With Secondary School Change

 

- by Andy Hargreaves, Shawn Moore, Sonia James-Wilson, OISE/UT


Vol. 3, No. 2  (December 1996)
Grade 9 Teachers' Use of Language Standards - by Alister Cumming, OISE/UT

Vol. 3, No. 1  (October 1996)
The Effects of Curriculum Integration - by John A. Ross, Anne Hogaboam-Gray, OISE/UT

Vol. 2, No. 4  (May 1996)
Teachers' Strategies in Implementing Destreaming in Grade 9 Mathematics

 

- by David Haimes, OISE/UT


Vol. 2, No. 3  (March 1996)
Organizational Learning and Leadership - by Kenneth A. Leithwood, OISE/UT

Vol. 2, No. 2  (December 1995)
Teachers' Attitudes Toward Applied Research in Schools - by Brad Cousins, Univ. of Ottawa;

 

Cheryl Walker, OISE/UT; Liane Patsula, Univ. of Massachusetts


Vol. 2, No. 1  (September 1995)
Why Grade 9 is not Grade 8 + 1 - by Deborah P. Berrill, Queen's University

Vol. 1, No. 4  (May 1995)
Strategies for Evaluating Cooperative Small Group Learning

 

- by Carol Rolheiser, John A. Ross, Anne Hogaboam-Gray, OISE/UT


Vol. 1, No. 3  (March 1995)
Nontraditional Careers and Cooperative Education

 

- by Joyce Scane, Pat Staton, OISE/UT


Vol. 1, No. 2  (December 1994)
Destreaming and Teacher Confidence - by John A. Ross, Anne Hogaboam-Gray, OISE/UT;

 

Sharon McKeiver, Northumberland-Clarington Board of Education


Vol. 1, No. 1  (September 1994)
Curriculum Changes in Secondary Schools - by Lynne Hannay, OISE/UT