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Quast, Erin – Reading Teacher, 2019
How might literature be shared with students for transformative purposes? Literature has the power to shape students' worldviews through the exploration of diverse human experiences, but how students engage with diverse characters is important to reaching transformative goals. The author identified teachers' pedagogical moves within a preschool…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning, World Views, Gender Differences
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Johnston, Vickie; Martelli, Cynthia Dawn – Reading Teacher, 2019
A university's literacy festival can promote reading and foster the idea that books make a difference, especially to undersupported students from Title I schools. A literacy festival featuring a variety of diverse authors presenting hands-on workshops showcasing their literary craft can enable students from Title I schools to engage with the…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, College School Cooperation, Reading Programs, Literacy Education
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Erickson, Joy Dangora; Wharton-McDonald, Ruth – Reading Teacher, 2019
The authors emphasize the importance of cultivating autonomous motivation for literacy in early childhood by supporting students' basic psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness while building foundational skills. Additionally, the authors highlight four key findings specific to early childhood (pre-K-2) literacy development:…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Emergent Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Psychological Needs
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Manyak, Patrick C.; Manyak, Ann-Margaret; Cimino, Nicole D.; Horton, Amy L. – Reading Teacher, 2019
The authors develop the concept of teaching vocabulary for application (TVA) as a component of comprehensive vocabulary instruction. TVA is instruction that focuses on students' skillful application of small sets of words within academic tasks, such as text analysis and writing. The authors discuss how this instruction, with its extended focus on…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Personality Traits, Writing Skills
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Concannon-Gibney, Tara – Reading Teacher, 2019
Poetry has often been described as the neglected genre despite its potential to engage and motivate students of all abilities in reading and writing. Indeed, poetry provides an excellent forum for the development of literacy skills and strategies in a meaningful context. The author describes how a teacher implemented a poetry genre study in a…
Descriptors: Poetry, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Brown, Clara Lee; Schell, Robin; Ni, Mei – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
The authors showcase critical, participatory literacy as a motivator for English learners' literacy development. The urban middle school English learners reported in this narrative metamorphosed from reluctant to empowered writers when they inserted themselves into the local politics of school district zoning. Their investment in the zoning issue…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Critical Literacy, Middle School Students, Urban Schools
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Hobbs, Renee; Coiro, Julie – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
The authors introduce readers to three design features of the University of Rhode Island's Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, a 42-hour, weeklong professional learning experience in digital literacy for educators, librarians, college faculty, and other adult learners. The program is explicitly designed to promote reflection on one's motivations…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Institutes (Training Programs), Summer Programs, Professional Development
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McTigue, Erin M.; Uppstad, Per Henning – Reading Teacher, 2019
Computer games and computer-assisted instruction have become prevalent in reading classrooms. However, research-based guidance for teacher use of such resources has not progressed at the same rate. In lieu of research, myths circulate about the utility of these resources, particularly when students use computer games independently. The authors…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Computer Games, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Risko, Victoria J.; Reid, Louann – Reading Teacher, 2019
The authors report on substantial evidence documenting what matters in literacy teacher preparation and invite deans, department heads, program directors, literacy teacher educators, and literacy leaders to design programs that are supported by credible evidence of impact.
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teacher Education, Program Design, Deans
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Alasmary, Abdullah A. – English Language Teaching, 2019
Strong claims are made regarding the significant role that multiword sequences play in the comprehension and production of speech and writing. Although the literature is replete with research-informed, evidence-based guidelines on how to maximize the learning of such sequences, such guidelines need to be synthesized, analyzed and evaluated for…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Phrase Structure
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Ghoshal, Raj – Teaching Sociology, 2019
This article presents an in-class exercise that teaches students how to call elected officials about a course-related issue of their choice. The goals are to connect classroom learning with real-life action, to show that contacting elected officials need not be difficult or intimidating, and to help students develop a sense of efficacy that can…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Public Officials, Self Efficacy, Civics
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Platts, Todd K. – Teaching Sociology, 2019
Recent research has called on scholars to develop pedagogical interventions to address issues of media literacy. This teaching note answers that call by describing a media literacy project designed for use in social problems classes. The project acquaints students to the constructionist approach to social problems and the method of content…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Social Problems, Sociology, Teaching Methods
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Gillis, Alanna – Teaching Sociology, 2019
Two common ways that instructors assess participation in sociology courses are recalling participation by memory or counting times spoken during class in real time. However, these common assessments rely on faulty assumptions that do not support their usage. This article reconceptualizes participation grading as an opportunity to motivate skill…
Descriptors: Grading, Student Participation, Skill Development, Course Evaluation
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Karraker, Meg Wilkes – Teaching Sociology, 2019
Service sociology is a critical strategy for teaching and learning in sociology. Even beyond that, service sociology is an imperative for communicating the value of our discipline to our students and other constituents. Using data collected from faculty members in Minnesota colleges and universities, I describe the salience of the sociology…
Descriptors: Sociology, Service Learning, Undergraduate Students, Socialization
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Ebert, Philip A. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
In this article, I explore a Bayesian approach to avalanche decision-making. I motivate this perspective by highlighting a version of the base-rate fallacy and show that a similar pattern applies to decision-making in avalanche-terrain. I then draw out three theoretical lessons from adopting a Bayesian approach and discuss these lessons…
Descriptors: Bayesian Statistics, Decision Making, Outdoor Education, Natural Disasters
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