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Tabensky, Pedro – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
On the one hand, according to Richard Rorty, Paulo Freire and others, "education" is the practice of freedom. On the other hand, according to Michael Foucault, Mary Midgley and others, "ethics" is the practice of freedom. How, then, are education and ethics related to one another and what do these authors mean by 'the practice…
Descriptors: Ethics, Freedom, Educational Philosophy, Self Actualization
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Albanese, Emiliano; Bütikofer, Lukas; Armijo-Olivo, Susan; Ha, Christine; Egger, Matthias – Research Synthesis Methods, 2020
Background: There is an agreement that the methodological quality of randomized trials should be assessed in systematic reviews, but there is a debate on how this should be done. We conducted a construct validation study of the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) scale, which is widely used to assess the quality of trials in physical therapy…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Physical Therapy, Item Response Theory, Factor Analysis
Hess, Rick; Noguera, Pedro – Phi Delta Kappan, 2021
In 2020, Rick Hess and Pedro Noguera engaged in a long-running correspondence that tackled many of the biggest questions in education -- including topics like school choice, equity and diversity, testing, privatization, the achievement gap, social and emotional learning, and civics. They sought to unpack their disagreements, better understand one…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Choice, Equal Education, Student Diversity
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Isaias, Pedro – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
As higher education reinvents itself to respond to the needs of a new generation of learners and novel workplace demands, it pivots towards student-centred pedagogical approaches and focuses on the promotion of active and lifelong learning. The flipped classroom model emerges in this context to address the limitations of the traditional classroom.…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Student Centered Learning
Tavárez Da Costa, Pedro – Online Submission, 2021
The present article sought to compare two case studies on the relationship between the theories of Language Acquisition and of their application for EFL Teachers Programs, in two different national settings. The first one conducted in the Republic of Chile and the second one, more recently developed in the Dominican Republic. It prompted our…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Case Studies, Linguistic Theory, Teacher Education Programs
San Pedro, Timothy – Teachers College Press, 2021
"Protecting the Promise" is the first book in the "Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies Series" edited by Django Paris. It features a collection of short stories told in collaboration with five Native families that speaks to the everyday aspects of Indigenous educational resurgence rooted in the intergenerational learning that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, American Indians, American Indian Education
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González Mesa, Pedro Alejandro – HOW, 2020
This article describes the implementation of digital storytelling in an English language class of eleventh graders at a private school in Mosquera, Colombia. It is a descriptive qualitative study, carried out for about six months by using digital tools to foster language production in the language learners. The implementation contained digital…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Ribeiro, Sara; Palhares, Pedro – REDIMAT - Journal of Research in Mathematics Education, 2020
In this article we examine 4th and 5th grade Portuguese students' performance on problems of structuring 2D rectangular arrays of squares, which was analyzed and categorized into the five levels of sophistication described by Battista, Clements, Arnoff, Battista, and Borrow (1998). In general, the results suggest that students in the higher-grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Geometric Concepts, Measurement
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Rebelo, Sofia; Isaías, Pedro – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2020
Aim/Purpose: As e-Learning becomes increasingly pervasive, students' engagement in online settings emerges as a central challenge, as it is often more demanding to ensure in this context. The core importance of engagement for e-Learning, places a focus on various instruments and strategies that can be deployed to foster its enhancement.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Learner Engagement, Game Based Learning
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Doval, Eduardo; Delicado, Pedro – Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2020
We propose new methods for identifying and classifying aberrant response patterns (ARPs) by means of functional data analysis. These methods take the person response function (PRF) of an individual and compare it with the pattern that would correspond to a generic individual of the same ability according to the item-person response surface. ARPs…
Descriptors: Response Style (Tests), Data Analysis, Identification, Classification
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Silva, Pedro – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
There are several technological tools which aim to support first year students' challenges, especially when it comes to academic writing. This paper analyses one of these tools, Wiley's AssignMentor. The Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge framework was used to systematise this analysis. The paper showed an alignment between the tools'…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Assignments, College Freshmen, Freshman Composition
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Pedro, Neuza – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
The concepts of future classrooms, multimedia labs or active learning space has recently gained prominence in educational research. Evidence-based research has found that well-designed primary school classrooms can boost students' learning. Also, schools' principals, teachers and students are requesting for more flexible, reconfigurable and modern…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Holman, Michael – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2014
This article explores the impact on Jesuit schools made by Fr. Pedro Arrupe, Superior General of the Society of Jesus from 1965 to 1983.
Descriptors: Catholics, Reflection, Catholic Schools, Churches
Noguera, Pedro A. – Educational Leadership, 2019
Reflecting on his own experiences attending integrated schools in the 1960s and 70s, scholar Pedro Noguera argues that, despite the challenges involved, school integration remains essential for providing better educational opportunities for students. At a time when our nation is becoming irreversibly more diverse, Noguera writes, the country's…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Integration, Educational Environment, Desegregation Litigation
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Carreira, Pedro; Lopes, Ana Sofia – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
Dropout rates in higher education (HE) are particularly high for non-traditional students which may be due to unadjusted educational policies. Considering as non-traditional the students who are employed at the enrolment moment and using a longitudinal database containing information on 5351 students from a Portuguese HE institution, an event…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Dropout Rate, Nontraditional Students, College Students
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