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Lambert, Kirsten; Wright, Peter; Currie, Jan; Pascoe, Robin – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
This article explores the effects of neoliberalism and performative educational cultures on secondary school drama classrooms. We consider the ways Deleuze and Guattari's schizoanalysis and Butler's concept of gender performance enable us to chart the embodied, relational, spatial and affective energies that inhabit the often neoliberal and…
Descriptors: Drama, Neoliberalism, Criticism, Teaching Methods
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Falco, Lia D. – Middle School Journal, 2019
Findings from recent studies suggest that students' pathways into mathematics-related careers begin as early as middle school when students are forming lasting self-perceptions of their academic abilities. Middle school is also a time when students begin making choices about future coursework in math, science, and technology that will have…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Self Concept, Self Efficacy, Middle School Students
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Carter, Kate – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2019
Teaching middle school mathematics, I have found that classroom dynamics have a profound impact on the quality of mathematical discussion. Wanting to improve classroom discussion in order to better facilitate both small-group and student-driven learning, I started the school year by randomly grouping students every week for their small groups. I…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Mathematics Instruction, Classroom Communication, Educational Quality
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Howard, Christy Maranda; Ticknor, Anne Swenson – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
In this article we share several activities we use in our teacher education literacy courses that incorporate a social justice lens. For each activity we suggest resources, offer examples we have created and used in our teaching, and share research to support each activity. The activities build on each other, with the intent of increasing…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Cultural Awareness
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Stebleton, Michael J. – Journal of College and Character, 2019
College students receive countless messages about "following passion" and "doing what you love" (DWYL). What happens when these repeated messages ultimately do a disservice to some students? Although pursuing one's interests is strongly encouraged, the author explores the limitations of the DWYL advice at all costs, including…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Career Development, Self Concept, Futures (of Society)
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Nielsen, J. Cody; Small, Jenny L. – Journal of College and Character, 2019
In an unpublished national research study, "Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities in Higher Education," which evaluated how universities addressed issues of religious diversity on campus, interviews with university professionals, students, and community members revealed that the institutions that were successfully engaging in…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Spiritual Development, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Hall, Elaine – Studies in Continuing Education, 2019
This paper is both a reflexive report on an attempt to operationalise 'doctorateness' in a specific case context and a synthesis of theory from the philosophy of education and curriculum design. Using the context of a new Professional Doctorate programme in Law (the DLaw) at a University in the North-East of England, it is an exploration of the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design, Doctoral Programs, Foreign Countries
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Boaler, Jo – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2019
Reasoning and problem solving are both critical acts in mathematics learning. The author has met many teachers who tell her they would love to highlight them more but feel they cannot because of the pressures of content coverage, pacing guides, and district tests. In this article, she describes a teaching intervention that highlighted problem…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Logic, Validity, Problem Solving
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Ertimur, Burçak; Lavoie, David R. – Marketing Education Review, 2019
One of the key challenges marketers face today is to build awareness against the tendency of overconfidence that can hamper gaining and leveraging customer insights. This article presents a pedagogical innovation that allows students to become more aware and reflective of themselves as consumers while exposing them to diversity of consumer…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Reflection, Consumer Economics, Marketing