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Biddle, Catharine – Journal of Educational Change, 2019
Youth self-determination has been shown to be key to supporting youth engagement in school. However, the latent custodial and sorting functions of schooling often interfere with reform efforts that seek to change the nature of the central relationship of schooling--that of teacher and student. While many studies exist of short-term reform efforts,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Change, Equal Education, Self Determination
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Faez, Farahnaz; Karas, Michael – TESL-EJ, 2019
This article presents a case study that examined the perceptions of non-native English-speaking teachers (NNESTs) in relation to their experiences in a one-year study abroad TESOL program in Canada and its potential for enhancing their language proficiency. Sixty-nine novice teachers, originally from China, placed in four different cohorts,…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Farrell, Thomas S. C.; Guz, Magdalena – TESL-EJ, 2019
This paper presents a case study that examined and reflected on the relationship between the stated beliefs and observed classroom practices of an experienced EAP teacher in relation to teaching second language (L2) reading. The results of this study revealed that the teacher holds specific beliefs about language teaching and learning in general,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Language Teachers
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Katsarou, Eleni; Sipitanos, Konstantinos – Educational Action Research, 2019
The basic aim of this paper is to discuss the concept 'Knowledge Democracy' (KD) and what it can mean in the school context, its implications on knowledge production and dissemination and on the educational practices. We try to enrich this discussion by presenting action research projects to provide case studies of how thinking about KD can…
Descriptors: Democracy, Action Research, Knowledge Economy, Educational Practices
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Pacheco, Mark B.; Daniel, Shannon M.; Pray, Lisa C.; Jiménez, Robert T. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2019
This case study examines one third-grade teacher's strategic participation in translingual practice and the ways that this participation shaped emerging bilingual students' meaningful engagements with texts. Using a transliteracies perspective, we describe instances of emergence and resonance as students and their teacher leveraged resources coded…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Grade 3, Elementary School Teachers, Bilingualism
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Kadan, Sameer; Bekerman, Zvi; Roer-Strier, Dorit – Intercultural Education, 2019
The helping professions in general and social work in particular pose particular challenges and opportunities for national minority group members. This article adds to the present knowledge in the literature concerning the interaction between career choice in the welfare professions and minority status, by looking at the voices of Palestinian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Arabs, Minority Groups
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Ye, Juyan; Zhao, Di – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate how three Chinese teachers developed their teacher identities in a reform context. Drawing upon data from a larger social historical study, the work-life narratives of the three teachers at different stages of their careers were used as case studies to showcase three types of teacher identity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Professional Identity, Case Studies
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Luguetti, Carla; Goodyear, Victoria Anne; André, Mauro Henrique – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Several studies demonstrate that Sport Education supports the development of an authentic experience of sport. Social media has the potential to further the development of an authentic sport experience since it is a key aspect of contemporary sport culture and can be a space for individuals to interact during the Sport Education. Yet the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Social Media, Team Sports, Communities of Practice
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Adams, Paul; Anderson, Jemima – Education 3-13, 2019
This study presents an examination of the enactment of moderation in a Scottish primary school. The study investigated how an individual school made sense of moderation. Documentary evidence was gathered providing an in-depth understanding of both moderation and the wider context of the school. Audio recordings of three moderation meetings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Case Studies, Elementary Schools
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Drummond, Holli; Dizgun, John; Keeling, David – Youth & Society, 2019
The present study evaluates adolescent gang involvement using cross-sectional survey data from 1,475 adolescents living in a disadvantaged Comuna in Medellin, Colombia. Specifically, we examine the prevalence of former and current gang membership, affiliation with gang members, and lives untouched by any gang association. Once these groups are…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Disadvantaged
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Xu, Lihua – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The relationship between teaching and learning is a most central issue in education research, but it is yet to be fully understood. Variation Theory provides an explanatory account for teaching and learning and offers a specific view on what it means to learn: to discriminate and to discern critical aspects of the object of learning. This paper…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Correlation, Case Studies
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Scott, John Trevitt; Armstrong, Ann Cheryl – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This paper originates from an earlier comparative study of professional learning in a Christian, a Jewish, and a Muslim Australian independent school, in which teachers and school leaders were asked to engage in critical reflection as to the school's distinctive characteristics. The paper recognizes the tension that may arise in all schools from…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Faculty Development, Christianity, Muslims
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Williams, Hakim Mohandas Amani – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
I reappropriate the image of a space-time warp and its notion of disorientation to argue that colonialism created a warp in Trinidad's educational system. Through an analysis of school violence and the wider network of structural violence in which it is steeped, I focus on three outmoded aspects as evidence of this warp--hierarchies, curricula and…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Foreign Countries, Violence, Educational Environment
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Lewis, Steven; Hogan, Anna – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
This article explores the uptake of so-called fast policy solutions to problems in different education policy contexts and highlights the potential impacts that can arise from such policymaking approaches. We draw upon recent literature and theorising around notions of fast policy and evidence-informed policymaking, which suggests that, in an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Government Publications
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Corr, Catherine; Milagros Santos, Rosa – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Cross-system collaborations are central to the provision of services for young children with disabilities who have experienced abuse. While multiple position papers and policy briefs emphasize and encourage these cross-system collaborations between the Early Intervention and Child Welfare systems, very limited empirical research has examined these…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Abuse, Child Development, Child Welfare
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