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Scales, Roya Qualls; Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Young, Janet; Smetana, Linda; Grisham, Dana L.; Lenski, Susan; Dobler, Elizabeth; Yoder, Karen Kreider; Chambers, Sandra A. – Reading Psychology, 2017
This longitudinal study, framed by activity theory, examines what seven novice teachers' talk and actions reveal about their literacy teaching practices then delves into mediating influences of the teaching context. Utilizing collective, multi-case methods, data sources included interviews, observations, and artifacts. Findings indicate novices…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Longitudinal Studies, Beginning Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Golden, Laura; Harris, Barbara; Mercado-Garcia, Diana; Boyle, Andrea; Le Floch, Kerstin Carlson; O'Day, Jennifer – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2014
The Study of School Turnaround examines the improvement process in a purposive sample of 35 case study schools receiving federal funds through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program over a three-year period (2010-11 to 2012-13 school years). This evaluation brief focuses on 11 of these SIG schools with high proportions of English Language…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Educational Improvement, Federal Aid, Grants
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Smith, Deborah C.; Jang, Shinho – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2011
This case study of a fifth-year elementary intern's pathway in learning to teach science focused on her science methods course, placement science teaching, and reflections as a first-year teacher. We studied the sociocultural contexts within which the intern learned, their affordances and constraints, and participants' perspectives on their roles…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Gunning, Amanda M.; Mensah, Felicia Moore – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2011
This study examines the self-efficacy of one preservice elementary school teacher (Kasey) during and after her participation in Science in Childhood Education--a 16-week, elementary preservice science methods course. The case study of this teacher is situated in the context of the class as a whole. This is accomplished through interviewing the one…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Gage, Nicholas A.; Lewis, Timothy J. – Beyond Behavior, 2010
The purpose of this article is to describe an applied method of assessing and manipulating environmental factors influencing student behavior. The assessment procedure is called structural analysis (SA) and can be a part of a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) process or a stand-alone set of procedures for teachers to use in their classrooms.…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Teaching Methods, Environmental Influences
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Towers, Jo – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2010
This article is based on one of the several case studies of recent graduates of a teacher education programme that is founded upon inquiry-based, field-oriented and learner-focussed principles and practices and that is centrally concerned with shaping teachers who can enact strong inquiry-based practices in Kindergarten to Grade 12 classrooms. The…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction
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Deng, Chunrao; Carless, David Robert – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2010
Communicative and task-based teaching hold central places in contemporary language pedagogy, yet their feasibility as pedagogic innovations in Chinese contexts remains open to question. Examinations are generally perceived as a particular factor militating against the implementation of communicative approaches. This study uses four case studies of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Tests, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Chai, Ching Sing – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
Many current ICT-supported reform efforts demand teachers to assume the role of epistemic facilitator of knowledge construction supported by technology. It is thus important for teacher educators to understand teachers' epistemic beliefs. This qualitative study investigated seven Singaporean in-service teachers' epistemic beliefs and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Pozuelos, Francisco; Trave Gonzalez, Gabriel; Canal de Leon, Pedro – Teaching Education, 2010
This paper describes a study into the implementation within two Spanish primary schools of an inquiry-based curricular project entitled "Exploring Our World" (ages 6-12). Taking the form of two case studies, it offers a description of the two participating schools and the development of the project within them. Particular attention is…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Inquiry
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Sinelnikov, Oleg A. – European Physical Education Review, 2009
The purpose of this study was to provide a description of an on-site professional development program for Russian teachers as they learned to teach Sport Education. A concurrent objective was to investigate the effectiveness of this professional development opportunity. Participants were two physical education teachers (one with 27 and one with 3…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Cooperative Learning, Interviews
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Maaranen, Katriina – Teacher Development, 2009
The purpose of this research is to seek the connection between professional development and an MA thesis research project, which is conducted as part of initial teacher education in Finland. This article examines the experiences of teachers with work experience, but without an official qualification, who recently completed their MA thesis. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Experience, Professional Development, Teaching Methods
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Wilson, Valerie – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2009
This article reports findings from a study of 100 headteachers of very small Scottish primary schools. The main aim of the research was to follow up a sample of those schools that had participated in a larger study of all small schools in Scotland in 1996 to explore the role of the "teaching headteacher". Evidence for this follow up…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Elementary Schools, Small Schools
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Cleovoulou, Yiola – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2008
Drawing on case studies of five elementary school teachers in one inner city school, the author explored ways teachers foster social inclusion in their classrooms. Rooted in classroom observations and extensive teacher interviews, teachers' teaching methods and practices were examined as a base from which to explore socially inclusive pedagogy in…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Letters (Correspondence), Literacy Education, Urban Areas
McTavish, Marianne – Canadian Journal of Education, 2008
This qualitative case study illustrates and compares the metacognitive strategies that a grade-3 female student used while reading narrative and informational texts. Data were collected from interviews, observations, and videotaping of the participant's narrative and informational text oral reading sessions and examined using thematic analysis.…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Oral Reading, Metacognition, Case Studies
Gaither, Joan M. E. – Gifted Child Today, 2008
This qualitative case study looks at a former art student from a working-class suburban family who had been identified as gifted and talented in the visual arts at a very young age. This case study follows the Hurwitz and Day (1991) descriptive criteria for identifying gifted children and the characteristics for their artwork by gathering data…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, Visual Arts, Academically Gifted, Ability Identification
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