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Duraisingh, Liz Dawes; Sheya, Sarah; Kane, Emi – Global Education Review, 2018
How should educators teach about one of the most complex and pressing issues of our times? This paper presents an empirically-grounded framework to help educators understand the opportunities and challenges of engaging youth around the topic of migration, including migration involving refugees. It stresses the importance of inviting youth to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Public Policy, Immigration, Refugees
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Zakai, Sivan – Journal of Jewish Education, 2018
This "think-aloud" study examines how a group of American Jewish teenagers read historical documents that addressed what it has meant over time to be American and/or Jewish. It demonstrates that students use a variety of sense-making strategies as they read about the past, many of which fall beyond the boundaries of critical historical…
Descriptors: Jews, Adolescents, History Instruction, Documentation
Morsy, Somaia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in the US and Egyptian context. More specifically, the study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in twelve classrooms; six in the US and six in Egypt. The research questions are formulated in order to understand the relationship between students' self-efficacy, their perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences
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Stabler, Albert – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
A primary function of schooling is to impart moral discipline, and art education distills this role to its core imperative of mandated pleasure, summarised by Jacques Lacan as the 'will to enjoy'. This manifests in the insistence that, despite producing similar outcomes, students come to recognise themselves as unique and creative. In the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Moral Values, Foreign Countries, Artists
Sensoy, Ozlem; DiAngelo, Robin – Teachers College Press, 2017
This is the new edition of the award-winning guide to social justice education. Based on the authors' extensive experience in a range of settings in the United States and Canada, the book addresses the most common stumbling blocks to understanding social justice. This comprehensive resource includes new features such as a chapter on…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Social Change, Foreign Countries, Critical Theory
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de Souza, Marcela – Cogent Education, 2017
English language learners are a diverse and fast-growing segment of the student population in the United States. Faced with the double challenge of keeping up with grade-level content while learning English as a new language in a new culture, many of them struggle. This article presents data from a three-phase qualitative study designed to learn…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Immigrants, English Language Learners, English (Second Language)
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Ahmad, Iftikhar – Journal of International Social Studies, 2017
American and global history curriculum frameworks for high schools across the 50 states generally present the topic of the Cold War from the Western political perspective and contain material about the impact of the US-Soviet ideological rivalry on American society. This article argues that since the Cold War impacted the lives of people in the…
Descriptors: War, Social Systems, Political Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Braeken, Johan; Blömeke, Sigrid – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
Using data from the international Teacher Education and Development Study: Learning to Teach Mathematics (TEDS-M), the measurement equivalence of teachers' beliefs across countries is investigated for the case of "mathematics-as-a fixed-ability". Measurement equivalence is a crucial topic in all international large-scale assessments and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Bayesian Statistics, Test Bias, Teacher Education
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2016
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and its companion projects serve colleges and universities committed to monitoring and improving the quality of the undergraduate experience. While participating institutions receive detailed customized reports, the "Annual Results" series presents noteworthy aggregate findings from the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, National Surveys, Educational Quality, Student Characteristics
Lindsay, Julie – Educational Leadership, 2016
Thanks to the development of faster Internet and better technology tools, students and teachers can network, collaborate, co-create products, build knowledge together, and share that knowledge with whomever they want around the world. Julie Lindsay describes online resources, tools, and projects that teachers can use for online global…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Learner Engagement
Tarazi, Nadine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
In the United States (US) and in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) students are still attaining poorly in high school mathematics despite efforts from educational leaders to improve the math curricula both in middle and high schools. Results of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) revealed that 31 countries out of 65 had better…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Achievement
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Russell, Victoria; Allison, Sarah; Jacob, Ashley; Wingate, Kristina; Taft, Hilaria – Dimension, 2016
This chapter describes an effort to internationalize a foreign language education initial teacher certification program through a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) grant project that was funded by Valdosta State University. The purpose of the QEP grant was to foster discipline-specific inquiry skills among undergraduate students and to promote the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Competence, Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2015
In 2015, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) collected responses from more than 315,000 first-year and senior students attending 585 bachelor's degree-granting colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. This report presents selected NSSE results from students at 541 U.S. institutions or subsets of that group where…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, National Surveys, Educational Quality, Student Characteristics