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Children Now, 2019
The 2019-20 Pro-Kid Policy Agenda for California is the comprehensive roadmap at the state level to ensure that all children have the necessary supports to reach their full potential. California has an obligation to end systemic injustices that create barriers to kids of color, as well as kids living in poverty and undocumented kids, from growing…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Poverty, Early Childhood Education
Journell, Wayne, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2019
Since the 2016 presidential election, the term "fake news" has become part of the national discourse. Although some have appropriated the term for political purposes, actual fake news represents an inherent threat to American democracy given the ease through which it is consumed and shared via social media. This book is one of the first…
Descriptors: News Media, Media Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Skills
Kurtz, Holly; Lloyd, Sterling; Harwin, Alex – Editorial Projects in Education, 2019
Disruptive changes sparked by education technology and other forces are on the radar of education analysts. Even a quick internet search reveals a whole host of articles and organizations focused on educational innovation. But how do educators currently working in schools and districts think about innovation? How much of a priority is it for them?…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Barriers
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Smith, Lorna – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2019
It is now five years since the introduction of the current National Curriculum for English in England; it is just over 50 years since the Dartmouth Conference drew together American and English educationalists. This paper reports on a hermeneutic study that presents voices from the field of English teaching in England. It asks questions of today's…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Creative Teaching, National Curriculum, Hermeneutics
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Heineke, Amy J.; Papola-Ellis, Aimee; Davin, Kristin J.; Cohen, Sarah; Roudebush, Amanda; Wright-Costello, Beth; Fendt, Carol – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2019
The population of English learners (ELs) continues to grow in schools across the United States and around the world. In this article, we share one urban university's collaborative approach to building educational capacity for cultural and linguistic diversity through professional development efforts that brought together stakeholders from…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Urban Universities, Capacity Building, Faculty Development
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Woolley, Mary Catherine – History of Education, 2019
In 2018 it is 30 years since the Educational Reform Act of 1988 introduced a National Curriculum to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This article questions whether this policy became something to be celebrated, commemorated or ignored. The National Curriculum for history has proved contentious in media and academic circles, but the focus has…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Educational History, Educational Policy, History Instruction
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Manrique, Ana Lucia; Dirani, Ely A.T.; Frere, Annie F.; Moreira, Geraldo E.; Arezes, Pedro M. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: Despite dealing with special educational needs (SEN) students, many teachers feel unprepared for this task. This situation reveals the urgent need for studies in different areas, directed toward the inclusion of students in regular classrooms. Therefore, a diagnosis about the situation of inclusive education and the resources available in…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Disabilities, Teacher Competencies
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Barney, David C.; Leavitt, Teresa – Physical Educator, 2019
A physical education lesson usually consists of four parts (introductory activity, fitness component, lesson focus, and closing game). The first part of the lesson, the introductory/warm-up activities, has the potential to set the tone for the rest of the lesson. It also provides an opportunity for students to get into instant activity upon…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Woolhouse, Clare – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
This article is a critical discussion regarding a photo elicitation research project. In the project children and young people studying in primary, secondary and special schools were invited to explore their experiences of inclusion and exclusion by taking photographs of their everyday activities. These photographs were cartoonised to protect…
Descriptors: Photography, Elementary Secondary Education, Special Schools, Inclusion
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Ikävalko, Elina; Brunila, Kristiina – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Researchers often find themselves reflecting on either/or questions. This article examines the multiple discursive reality of gender equality, a topic comprising several juxtapositions connected to either/or thinking which also provide the topic its legitimacy. The examples come from the context of gender equality work and gender equality policy,…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Feminism
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Faubert, Brenton Cyriel; Le, Anh Thi Hoai; Wakim, Georges; Swapp, Donna – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This article reports on a rigorous approach developed for calibrating the Evidence-Based Adequacy Model to suit the Ontario K-12 public education context, and the actual calibrations made. The four-step calibration methodology draws from expert consultations and a review of the academic literature. Specific attention is given to the technical…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Models, Foreign Countries
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Auclair, Jean-Vianney – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
In 2000, the Government of Manitoba initiated an inter-sectoral policy strategy referred to as Healthy Child Manitoba. This article reports on a research project that studied the success and challenges of this horizontal policy strategy. The research suggests that while this policy approach--which places education within the broader context of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Health Promotion, Public Policy
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Norlund, Anita – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
Reality technologies are being introduced in schools due to high anticipated or claimed educational benefits. This article explores the reliability of foundations of such claims for use of three kinds of technology-based 'environments': virtual, augmented and mixed reality. It is a follow-up of a previous stage in a research review and includes 35…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
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Macgilchrist, Felicitas – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
As digital data become increasingly central to education, hopes for educational equity are pinned more strongly on educational technology providers. This paper examines the data practices of edtech providers who are not simply making token gestures towards justice and equality. Drawing on ethnographic interviews and Berlant's notion of cruel…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Ethnography, Data Analysis, Equal Education
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Ratner, Helene; Andersen, Bjarke Lindsø; Madsen, Simon Ryberg – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
Datafication of student learning has carved out an influential space for public and private actors who design technologies for visualizing data. As data visualizations shape how teachers' interpret data, they are powerful devices. This paper examines how teachers get configured as data users in the making of Danish national test data…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Standardized Tests
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