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Sierra Piedrahita, Ana María – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
In this article, the author discusses the social justice language teacher education perspective and how it can help language teachers to develop a political view of their work and effect change inside and outside their particular school contexts. To do this, she briefly analyzes various professional development programs for teachers of English in…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning
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Tlazalo Tejeda, Ana Cristina; Basurto Santos, Nora M. – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
The aim of this article is to inform on research intended to find out how pronunciation instruction of English as a foreign language was handled in the language classroom with elementary students and also understand if pronunciation instruction had an impact on students' confidence when using it. In order to do this, a qualitative case study was…
Descriptors: Pronunciation Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Echeverri Acosta, Luz Marina; McNulty Ferri, Maria – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This paper reports an action research project which examined the foreign language reading comprehension of public school eighth graders who experienced a directed reading-thinking approach with strategies for comprehension and application. The strategies used were prediction, prior knowledge, graphic organizers, and questions. Data analyzed…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Thinking Skills, Reading Comprehension, Action Research
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Abad, José Vicente – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
In this article we present the results of a qualitative research study on the pedagogical factors that influence English teaching in four public schools of Medellín, Colombia. Twelve teachers were interviewed regarding three linguistic principles: communicative competence, native language effect, and interlanguage. The data analysis led to the…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Khonamri, Fatemeh; Salimi, Mahin – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
Research on teacher development has been the focus of attention in recent decades. The overall aim of this study was to explore the impact of reading strategy training on high school teachers' reading instructional practices. The study was conducted in the EFL context of Iran. To meet this aim, four EFL high school teachers voluntarily took part…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
Carbo, Antonio Domenech; Adelantado, Jose Vicente Gimeno; Reig, Francisco Bosch – Online Submission, 2010
Misconceptions of chemistry and chemical engineering university students concerning instrumental analysis have been established from coordinated tests, tutorial interviews and laboratory lessons. Misconceptions can be divided into: (1) formal, involving specific concepts and formulations within the general frame of chemistry; (2)…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Misconceptions, Science Instruction
Martinez, Emiliano; And Others – 1972
This teacher's guide is designed for use with "La Ciudad" and "Otros Amigos, Otras Culturas," two textbooks in the second part of the Spanish language series of readers. It contains lesson plans to enable the teacher to make better use of the texts and includes illustrations taken from each of the books themselves. (SK)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Developmental Reading
Neuman, Susan B.; Copple, Carol; Bredekamp, Sue – 2001
This Spanish language edition of "Learning To Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children," presents effective research-based strategies for promoting children's literacy learning in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary classrooms and infant/toddler settings. Including classroom photos and children's work,…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Elementary Education
Child Care Bureau, 2004
Federal and State governments can help families pay for child care. The families one serves may be eligible for this assistance, and one may receive this funding for services one provides, thus becoming a "participating provider." This paper provides answers to the following questions: (1) How can parents receive child care assistance?; (2) How do…
Descriptors: Child Care, Hispanic Americans, Outreach Programs, Certification
Moreno Garcia, Teresa, Ed. – Espacio para la Infancia, 2001
This Spanish- and Portuguese-language bulletin presents articles covering child development programs with varying degrees of parent involvement. As explained in the bulletin's opening editorial, the articles focus on the keys to good parenting, influences such as the programs environmental context, goals and methods on the degree and manner of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Organizations, Community Role, Early Childhood Education
Valle, Victor M. – 1984
The success of development programs in educational systems is dependent, to a large extent, on the quality and relevancy of their management. Many worthwhile, well conceived and planned educational reforms have failed due to poor management. Therefore, both ministries of education and international organizations of technical cooperation have…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1987
Recent studies have shown that a solid educational foundation is of great importance to children's lives and their ability to grow and adapt to the demands of a changing world. An increased demand for education and care programs for preschool children has evolved and since most governments do not provide support at this level, the United Nations…
Descriptors: Early Experience, Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Curriculum
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Div. – 1991
This Spanish-language version of a booklet intended for parents offers information about how reading instruction is changing and is now only one part of an integrated language arts curriculum. The booklet urges parents and educators to work together to help meet students' needs. Section titles include: Important Facts About Integrated Language…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Language Arts
de Celis, Margarita – 1978
This Child Development Associate (CDA) training module, the twelfth in a series of 16, is designed for preschool teachers and paraprofessional trainees and contains (in four separate sections) games, stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish that can be used in a bilingual, multicultural classroom setting. The module, written in Spanish, offers…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Teachers, Child Caregivers, Class Activities
de Celis, Margarita – 1978
This Child Development Associate (CDA) training module, the thirteenth in a series of 16, provides creative experiences with arts and crafts for young children. Designed for preschool teachers and paraprofessional trainees, the Spanish text offers a variety of craft activities. A list of materials necessary, step-by-step directions and…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Biculturalism, Bilingual Teachers
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