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Chien, Chin-Wen – Education 3-13, 2019
This study explored the integration of technical vocabulary into pre-observation conferences and its influence on English teachers' professional learning and discussion in their post-observation conferences. The conceptual framework based on Harvey [2011. "A Sociocultural-Theory-Based Study of the Impact of Mediation During Post-observation…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Durand, Tina M.; Secakusuma, Margaret – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: Research has documented the benefits of family and parental involvement in children's schooling, both developmentally and across domains. Classroom teachers play pivotal roles in establishing and maintaining home--school partnerships because of their sustained contact with children. Despite this, few studies have examined…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Teaching, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role
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Evans, Margaret; Teasdale, Rebecca M.; Gannon-Slater, Nora; La Londe, Priya G.; Crenshaw, Hope L.; Greene, Jennifer C.; Schwandt, Thomas A. – Teachers College Record, 2019
Context: Educators often engage with student performance data to make important instructional decisions, yet limited research has analyzed how educators make sense of student performance data. In addition, scholars suggest that teachers recognize a relationship between their instruction and student performance data, but this is a relatively…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Scores, Low Achievement, Attribution Theory
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Kim, Jihyun; Sun , Min; Youngs, Peter – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: As part of a nationwide initiative that re-conceptualized teacher evaluation, Virginia issued the Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers on July 1, 2012; these guidelines marked a significant overhaul of the state's approach to teacher evaluation. Previous studies examined the impact…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Response, Teacher Attitudes, Instructional Improvement
da Costa Cabral, Ildegrada – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2019
This paper contributes to the building of a sociolinguistics of the south by considering the nature and significance of contemporary language-in-education policy processes in Timor-Leste, and by tracing the ways in which these processes have been shaped by its specific colonial and post-colonial history. In presenting this account, I draw on…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Language of Instruction, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Peck, Catherine; Yates, Lynda – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
The 'intercultural turn' in foreign language education has brought to the fore the need to foster intercultural competences. Yet in contexts where virtually all intercultural communication is mediated by English as a foreign language (hereafter EFL), proficiency in that language determines to a large extent access to intercultural experiences,…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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McKinley, Jim; Dunworth, Katie; Grimshaw, Trevor; Iwaniec, Janina – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
With the number of international postgraduate students in UK universities steadily increasing, there is great interest in understanding how institutions can more effectively meet these students' expectations and needs through programme-supported development of intercultural competence. This paper reports on a project that explored experiences and…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Graduate Students, Student Needs
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Elias, Rebecca; Muskett, Ashley E.; White, Susan W. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Addressing the challenges of adolescents and emerging adults with autism spectrum disorder is crucial to improving the outcomes of these students in the postsecondary setting. Although secondary and postsecondary educators and staff are critical to helping these students access services, there has been little investigation into the perspectives of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Student Needs, College Students
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Accardo, Amy L.; Finnegan, Elizabeth G. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Students with autism spectrum disorder have been found to experience difficulty with reading comprehension despite intact decoding and word recognition. This identified need for targeted reading comprehension remediation results in a need for teachers to utilize research-based practices and to individualize instruction for students with autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
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Murphy, Audrey Figueroa; Torff, Bruce – Educational Forum, 2019
Survey research tested the hypothesis that teachers support less rigorous curriculum for English language learners (ELLs) than for general-education (GE) students. Participating teachers worked in urban schools with large populations of ELLs. Teachers rated descriptions of instructional activities that differed in demand for critical thinking…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, English Language Learners, Urban Schools, Critical Thinking
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Parchomiuk, Monika – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The article presents research results of a study aimed at determining the correlation between empathy understood as a personality disposition and general attitudes towards individuals with disability. The sample consisted of 300 special education teachers working with persons with intellectual disabilities in primary and secondary schools and…
Descriptors: Empathy, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Rekaa, Hege; Hanisch, Halvor; Ytterhus, Borgunn – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
This is a systematic review article of 27 studies on what existing research tells us about the experience (or lack of experience) of inclusion in Physical Education (PE) among disabled students, which localised factors are promoting or hampering inclusion in PE and to what extent attitudes are decisive in these localised processes. Seventeen…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Experience
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Izienicki, Hubert; Setchfield, Scott – Teaching Sociology, 2019
The role of extra credit in the college classroom has been examined as a philosophical and pedagogical issue, but in this project, we argue that the matter of extra credit is also a sociological one. Using survey data, we examine how college instructors' status and individual demographic characteristics are related to the use of extra credit. We…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Student Motivation, Sociology, Graduate Students
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Berg, Kat; Kramer, Jenni; Werle, Misti – Knowledge Quest, 2019
In an effort to carry out the work of Bismarck (ND) Public Schools, while implementing the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) "National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries," the district has started training school librarians to be the backbone of the project-based learning (PBL)…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Librarians, School Libraries, Library Role
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Chau, Thi Hoang Hoa; Truong, Vien – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
To enable the Vietnamese youth to join the international workforce during ASEAN integration, teaching English in general education has undertaken a reform to aim for intercultural communicative competence instead of communicative competence. Since building learners' intercultural communicative competence requires their personal engagement in…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change
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