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Pickett, Steve; Bianchi, Lynne – Primary Science, 2018
A conversation between the Director of the University of Manchester's Science & Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub and the Education Director of England's Halle Orchestra explores the relationship unfolding between science and music. The interview focuses on synergies between music and science and how the two subjects can…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Science Education, Music Education
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Pettinger, Paul – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2015
This article looks at the extent of parental cheating to get their child of primary-school age into a local faith school.
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Elementary Schools, Religious Education, Cheating
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Schönfeldt-Aultman, Scott M.; Morrison, Carmen – Multicultural Education, 2015
Alex U. Inn is the co-founder and one of the two MCs of the hip-hop drag king group, Momma's Boyz. Momma's Boyz celebrated their tenth anniversary in 2014. Carmen Morrison is the offstage name of Alex U. Inn, though "Carmen" now goes by Alex offstage, as well. Within this interview, the names "Carmen" and "Alex" are…
Descriptors: Dance, Popular Culture, Interviews, Identification (Psychology)
Educational Horizons, 2014
Pat Yongpradit is the director of education at Code.org. He leads all education efforts, including professional development and curriculum creation, and he builds relationships with school districts. Pat joined "Educational Horizons" to talk about why it is important to teach computer science--even for non-computer science teachers. This…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Programming, Interviews, Elementary School Students
Keaton, Lucy – Voices in Urban Education, 2013
This Summer 2013 issue of "Voices in Urban Education" presents an interview with Lucy Keaton, appointed in February 2013 as the first assistant superintendent for the English Language Learner program at the Clark County (Nevada) School District (CCSD), which includes Las Vegas and contains more than half of Nevada's public schools. The…
Descriptors: Interviews, English Language Learners, Public Schools, Cultural Awareness
NAMTA Journal, 2013
This article provides an interview transcript between David Kahn and Mario Montessori (1898-1982), son of Dr. Maria Montessori. Mario Montessori dedicated his life to the preservation, dissemination and application of Montessori's works. Herein Kahn asks Montessori about his time living in the hills of Kodaikanal, India. Montessori touches upon…
Descriptors: Interviews, Montessori Method, Elementary Education, Holistic Approach
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Berglund, Jenny – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2012
In the course of reviewing a recent quantitative survey of approximately 1300 Swedish youths on subjects like religion and leisure activities, I came across a finding which seemed intriguing to me: some 50% of those identifying themselves as Muslims reported that they confided in their teachers (compared to only 5% of non-Muslims) for help with…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Muslims, Interpersonal Competence, Teacher Education
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Kenner, Charmian; Ruby, Mahera – Language and Education, 2012
Teachers in complementary schools are often assumed to be using outmoded teaching strategies and an authoritarian approach to discipline. However, it is rare for mainstream teachers to have visited these community-run after-school or weekend classes, which remain on the margins of educational provision. This paper argues that complementary…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teaching Methods, Bilingualism, Expertise
Loveless, Douglas J.; Bhattacharya, Kakali; Griffith, Bryant – Online Submission, 2012
This paper argues that typography can be an affective re/presentational strategy when used as a medium within the research framework of arts-based inquiry. Grounded in a larger comparative case study exploring the experiences of two elementary teachers in south Texas, the purpose of this paper is to (1) situate typography within the field of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Graphic Arts, Art Products, Case Studies
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Steaffens, Susan – Journal of School Public Relations, 2011
As the current president of National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), Barbara Chester has the responsibility of representing the organization's members in their efforts as advocates for children. Principal Chester's answers to the interview questions reflect the challenges facing schools and the role that principals need to…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Principals, Presidents, Professional Associations
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Fielding, Ruth – Babel, 2011
For young bilingual students a feeling of connection to their background languages and cultures forms one important aspect of their developing identities. This paper addresses some of the findings from a larger study examining students' understandings of their identities as bilingual. The study involved students who are part of a bilingual program…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Foreign Countries, French, Bilingualism
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Thomson, Pat; Hall, Christine – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2011
Scholars of educational change agree that leaders need to develop a vision, build capacity and ensure ownership of change by staff. We argue that understanding the actual work that leaders must do in order to convert these categories into action, requires a social practice approach. Taking the notion of sense-making as a social practice, drawn…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Ethnography, School Culture
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Kindfield, Ann C. H.; Singer-Gabella, Marcy – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2010
Inscriptions play a critical role in the creation and communication of scientific knowledge, yet are afforded little status in traditional science education research and practice. In the vast majority of science classrooms, K-12 and university alike, inscriptions are treated as transparent, unproblematic illustrations of the "content" rather than…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Biology, Geology, Course Content
Wright, Susan – Teaching Music, 2010
Songwriter, political activist, ethnomusicologist, gardener, singer, environmentalist, storyteller, woodcutter, history buff, cookieholic...Pete Seeger is all these and more. One has probably heard his name before, and maybe one can attach it to certain songs or political movements. Seeger is 91 years old and keeps active singing, writing songs,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Singing, Interviews
Connelly, Gail – Principal, 2010
This article presents an interview with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan by NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly. In this interview, Secretary Duncan discusses the Obama administration's vision, initiatives, and goals for America's elementary and middle-level education and the impact on the nation's principals.
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Federal Legislation, Public Officials
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