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Lightman, Naomi – Critical Studies in Education, 2018
This article situates secondary schooling within the evolving transnational social field. Drawing on 43 interviews with teachers and former students with transnational connections in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Canada, I examine how transnational practices and dispositions fit within existing curricular and pedagogical frameworks in secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students
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Lanford, Michael; Maruco, Tattiya – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
Career academies are increasingly prominent in American secondary education. However, our understanding of these academies is limited by a paucity of research about the factors that make them viable and effective. This case study highlights, from the perspective of 52 academy coordinators and teachers and 41 students, distinctive features that…
Descriptors: Career Academies, Job Training, Social Capital, Coordinators
Reynoso, Elsa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This three article dissertation focuses on the teachers' perceptions regarding STEM education. Article 1 consists of a literature review that includes an overview of the type of STEM education that takes place at the secondary level. The review explores what the literature says about after-school STEM programs, diverse students and their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, STEM Education, Literature Reviews, Secondary Education
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van den Broek, Ellen W. R.; Oolbekkink-Marchand, Helma W.; Unsworth, Sharon; van Kemenade, Ans M. C.; Meijer, Paulien C. – Language Awareness, 2018
This study presents an in-depth inquiry into teachers' beliefs about a language awareness approach to secondary school foreign language education. The study aims to deepen our insight into (the differences in) teachers' beliefs about language awareness and facilitate the discussion about including language awareness in foreign language curricula.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction