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Hamel, Christine; Viau-Guay, Anabelle; Ria, Luc; Dion-Routhier, Justine – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2018
Elementary teachers are expected to teach complex and authentic lessons and integrating multiple disciplines. In so doing, they must take many elements into account, such as disciplinary content, learning standards, and pedagogical knowledge, in an ever more complex environment, including pupils' increasingly heterogeneous characteristics. Our…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Science Instruction, Video Technology, Faculty Development
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Ciuffetelli Parker, Darlene – Cogent Education, 2017
The study examines the impact of professional development on the topic of poverty in one high poverty school community located in a small city in southern Ontario, Canada. It considers narrative-based experiences of teachers' collaborative inquiry on literacy practices after a significant amount of professional development was provided to…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Poverty, Social Justice, Literacy
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Thériault, Pascale; Allaire, Stéphane; Gagnon, Vincent – McGill Journal of Education, 2017
Although the affective dimension of writing is important and well documented, we know less about how teachers and students are making use of the blog in classrooms to advance specifically cognitive goals connected to writing. It is with this in mind that a case study was carried out to closely document the effect of classroom blogs on the…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Diaries, Web Sites, Elementary School Students
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Jarvis, Daniel – Teacher Development, 2016
The RE4MUL8 Project involved the creation of an online/mobile resource for Intermediate Division (Grade 7 and 8) teachers of mathematics. This resource showcases video documentaries of seven key mathematics topic lessons (fractions, integers, proportional reasoning, composite shapes and solids, solving equations, and, patterning and algebraic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Grade 8, Mathematics Instruction
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Lenters, Kimberly – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2016
Multiliteracies pedagogy has played an important role in the way classrooms worldwide conceptualize literacy learning. And yet, some argue, its orientation toward literacy by design, with an ultimate focus on the production of transformed texts, may narrow the very possibility of opening students' social futures that it seeks to promote. Recent…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Multiple Literacies, Handicrafts, Literacy
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Saudelli, Mary Gene; Ciampa, Katia – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2016
This ethnographic research study investigated three elementary teachers' perceived self-efficacy beliefs and their attitudes toward mobile technology-enhanced instruction. Using technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) as a guiding theory, the authors sought to determine whether and how the three knowledge components that form the…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Self Efficacy, Ethnography
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Ciampa, Katia; Gallagher, Tiffany L. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This case study research reports on elementary (grade 8) and secondary school (grade 9) teachers' participation in job-embedded, professional learning and engagement in collaborative inquiry. Teachers constructed an inquiry-oriented media literacy unit following the collaborative inquiry model. The current study sought to investigate how…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Inquiry, Literacy, Self Efficacy
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Windsor-Liscombe, Suzanne Gloria – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2016
This paper, derived from a larger case study, presents new perspectives on arts-integrated elementary schools. It focusses on several issues including teacher understandings of arts-integrated pedagogy, willingness to collaborate, arts credentials, and teacher perceptions of those students enrolling from outside catchment area. Hence it raises the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Teachers
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Crooks, Claire V.; Burleigh, Dawn; Snowshoe, Angela; Lapp, Andrea; Hughes, Ray; Sisco, Ashley – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2015
Schools are expected to promote social and emotional learning skills among youth; however, there is a lack of culturally-relevant programming available. The Fourth R: Uniting Our Nations programs for Aboriginal youth include strengths-based programs designed to promote healthy relationships and cultural connectedness, and improve school success…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education
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Burke, Anne; Hardware, Shawnee – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2015
The increased presence of technology in school communities and children's lives poses a challenge to traditional teaching and learning tools. The present case study examines ways in which a classroom teacher, Marnie, conceptualised the use of a multiliteracies pedagogy (MLS) and a multimodal approach to elicit the lived experiences of her English…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, English (Second Language)
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Tuters, Stephanie – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2015
This article describes a qualitative study which investigated how teachers made meaning of and responded to diversity in their rural school. While there is a large amount of information regarding how diversity plays out in urban settings and how teachers respond to it [e.g. Dei, G. J. S., I. M. James, L. L. Karumanchery, S. James-Wilson, and J.…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Cultural Differences, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Teachers
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Kelly, Jennifer; Cherkowski, Sabre – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2015
This case study documents and interprets teachers' experiences in a professional development initiative called Changing Results for Young Readers in British Columbia. The reflections and discussions of a group of teachers in a rural school district were examined in order to understand how the participants constructed their realities relative to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Faculty Development, Rural Schools
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Rickwood, Greg – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The importance of daily physical activity (DPA) for children and youth is highlighted in Canada's Active Healthy Kids annual report on fitness. Since 2005, this report has revealed that elementary-aged students are spending most of their waking hours stationary, in front of screens (phones, televisions, computers). To counteract this trend, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Elementary School Students
Ali, Faisal Mohamed; Bagley, Carl – Canadian Journal of Education, 2015
The case study explores the ways in which a prominent, private Canadian Muslim school provides an Islamic education while negotiating its place in an integrated, socially cohesive, multicultural society. The data are derived from an in-depth qualitative investigation utilizing documentary analysis, participant observation, and interviews (N = 22).…
Descriptors: Islam, Multicultural Education, Case Studies, Muslims
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Thomas, Reed; Mady, Callie – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
This paper illustrates teaching for transfer across languages by synthesizing key insights from theory and previously published research alongside our case study data from primary-level teachers in core French-second-language (CF) classrooms in Ontario, Canada. Drawing on research that redefines language transfer as a resource, this study drew on…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, French, Interviews, Second Language Learning
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