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Paul-Binyamin, Ilana; Jayusi, Wurud – Intercultural Education, 2018
The current study examines the workings of a bilingual school for Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli students and its contribution towards the goal of educating for equal citizenship in Israel's multicultural society. The findings indicate that this school succeeds in advancing the notion of equal citizenship, as demonstrated in the fact that the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Jews, Arabs, Citizenship Education
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Gresham, Gina – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Inservice teachers, participants in a prior study on mathematics anxiety, were revisited to determine whether their levels of mathematics anxiety still existed and/or continued to change after 5 years teaching experience. A 98-item Likert-type survey, informal discussions, informal interviews, and questionnaire-guided narrative interviews were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Teaching Experience, Likert Scales, Questionnaires
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Scales, Roya Q.; Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Lenski, Susan; Smetana, Linda; Yoder, Karen K.; Dobler, Elizabeth; Grisham, Dana L.; Young, Janet R. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This three phase longitudinal multiple-case study, framed by positioning theory, investigated how four novice teachers learned to use professional judgment in their literacy instruction. Data sources from coursework, student teaching, and novice teaching were included. Interviews, observations, researchers' observational notes, and school and…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Evaluative Thinking
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Beisiegel, Mary; Mitchell, Rebecca; Hill, Heather C. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Although video cases and video clubs have become popular forms of teacher professional development, there have been few systematic investigations of designs for such programs. Programs may vary according to (a) whether teachers watch videos of their own/their peers' instruction, or whether teachers watch stock video of unknown teachers; and (b)…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology
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Gül, Gülnihal; Eren, Bilgehan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Many reasons such as social exclusion, economic insufficiency, and prejudice make it difficult for Gypsy children to reach qualified education and cause their expectations for the future to be minimized. Yet, it is considered that the property of "inclination to music," linked especially with Gypsies, will positively affect the…
Descriptors: Minority Group Children, Social Bias, Music Education, Singing
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Crompton, Helen; Burgin, Stephen R.; De Paor, Declan G.; Gregory, Kristen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
Asking scientific questions is the first practice of science and engineering listed in the Next Generation Science Standards. However, getting students to ask unsolicited questions in a large class can be difficult. In this qualitative study, undergraduate students sent SMS text messages to the instructor who received them on his mobile phone and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Questioning Techniques, Handheld Devices, Science Education
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Flennaugh, Terry K.; Cooper Stein, Kristy S.; Carter Andrews, Dorinda J. – Urban Education, 2018
This qualitative study investigated how educators in urban second-chance high school settings made sense of their work with formerly disconnected youth. Using Duncan-Andrade's framework of critical hope, we examined how adults' orientations toward hope shaped the educational context in ways that were necessary and sufficient for student success.…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Urban Schools, High School Students, Nontraditional Education
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Rahman, Mohammad Mosiur; Singh, Manjet Kaur Mehar; Pandian, Ambigapathy – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This paper presents a case study that investigated and compared the stated beliefs and observed classroom practices relating to Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) of two ESL teachers. The findings of the study revealed that both the teachers hold similar complex beliefs that mostly contradict the philosophy of CLT. The practices were not in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communicative Competence (Languages), English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Santori, Diane; Smith, Carol A. – Middle School Journal, 2018
Educators and researchers are finding that students are more motivated and engaged when using mobile devices such as an iPad. Yet research describing powerful and effective iPad-mediated teaching and learning and how it supports the development of multiliteracies is limited. This article reports on a qualitative study that was designed to capture…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Mitten, Carolyn; Ross, Dorene – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Within any higher education institution, there are great teachers who recognize the challenges to sustaining a commitment to highly effective teaching. The current paper explores the beliefs and practices of 10 faculty members who won an undergraduate teacher of the year award at a research-intensive institution. The paper explores the challenges…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Quality, Teacher Attitudes
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Durango Isaza, Diana Carolina; González Marín, Clara Inés; Arias Castaño, Enrique – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2018
This research arose from the need to consolidate a meaningful bilingual methodology for children from three to five years of age from low socioeconomic backgrounds belonging to the public education system, where they could begin learning English and Spanish by means of a bilingual methodology that provides them with the same opportunities as…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Second Language Learning, Academic Achievement, Child Development
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Prince, Johanna – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2018
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory case study was to understand how teachers, working with English Language Learners (ELLs), expanded their knowledge and instructional practices as they implemented a one-to-one iPad® program. Background: English Language Learners experience linguistic, cultural, and cognitive shifts that can be…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Handheld Devices
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Baker, Megina – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
Professional development for early childhood educators (ECE PD) is an essential component of supporting a professional early childhood workforce. Yet research on ECE PD frequently centers on narrow fidelity data, while teachers' individual voices and teaching contexts are only rarely considered in order to understand teacher experiences with PD…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Urban Schools, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Dobinson, Toni J.; Bogachenko, Tatiana – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Australian universities have moved towards greater reliance on technology as a learning tool. The use of podcasts or recorded lectures (sometimes called ilectures) is now common practice in both on-campus and online modes. Using a qualitative approach to data collection which included recorded interviews, an online survey of open-ended questions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Web Based Instruction, Lecture Method
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Mokoena, Sello; Machaisa, Rebotile – Africa Education Review, 2018
In this multi-case qualitative study the degree to which school-based decision-making (SBDM) is understood and conceptualised by the members of school governing bodies (SGBs)--educators, chairpersons of SGBs, principals, and learner representative councils-as well the extent to which decisions were shared among the various groups represented on…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Participative Decision Making, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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