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Hadjioannou, Xenia; Hutchinson, Mary C.; Hockman, Marisa – CATESOL Journal, 2016
Preparing mainstream classroom teachers to work with culturally and linguistically diverse learners is a growing concern in education as more and more schools host increasing numbers of students whose primary language is not English. Unfortunately, significant numbers of teachers have had little preparation for working with these diverse learners…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Anwar, Rahmad Bustanul; Yuwono, Ipung; As'ari, Abdur Rahman; Sisworo; Dwi, Rahmawati – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
Representation is an important aspect of learners in building a relational understanding of mathematical concepts. But the ability of a mathematical representation of students in building relational understanding is still very limited. The purpose of this research is to description of mathematical representation of students who appear in building…
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Case Studies, Grade 7, Problem Solving
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Hayden, H. Emily; Eades-Baird, Michelle – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2016
The Common Core State Standard and Next Generation Science Standards emphasize language and literacy across disciplines, requiring shifts in teaching practices and inventive approaches. This case study focuses on the instructional decision-making and activities of one uniquely experienced and qualified seventh-grade science teacher, whose English…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Language Arts, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods
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Masta, Stephanie – Multicultural Perspectives, 2016
Within the field of critical education studies, scholars argue that social studies curriculum should address colonialism. This article presents a single case study of an eighth grade social studies teacher, and how vestiges of colonialism were evident in his classroom. While class lessons and discussions offered opportunities to engage and…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Social Studies, Grade 8
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Wilcox, Kristen Campbell – Education and Urban Society, 2015
This yearlong ethnographic case study investigated higher and lower track adolescents' experiences with core content-area (social studies, science, and math) writing in one urban working-class district. Teacher, student, and administrator interviews; field notes; and students' written work comprised the data set. The findings from this…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Secondary Schools, Case Studies, Ethnography
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Jaipal-Jamani, Kamini; Figg, Candace – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2015
This paper presents a case study of a technology professional development initiative and illustrates how a workshop approach based on technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge (TPACK) was adapted for professional learning at a school site. The case further documents how three middle school science teacher participants developed knowledge about…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Competencies
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Shifflet, Rena; Weilbacher, Gary – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2015
In this article, the authors describe a case study approach used to examine the complexities and contradictions of ways teachers perceive and implement technology in a seventh-grade social studies class. The participants in this qualitative research study were a 13-year veteran social studies teacher and the student intern who worked with this…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Technology Uses in Education
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Ozturk, Elif; Ucus, Sukran – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2015
Argumentation is highlighted as one of the most important activities of science education by many researchers. The main aim of this research is to examine primary school students' nature of science classes and argumentation skills in terms of their academic success in primary science classes. Thus, the main interest of the study is centered on the…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Persuasive Discourse, Science Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Liljenberg, Mette – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Leadership is considered to be significant for creating a developing and learning school organisation. In Sweden, distributed leadership and teacher teams are an "institutionalised practice"; despite this, sustainable school improvement is difficult to achieve. This article presents findings from a case study of three schools that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Power Structure, Participative Decision Making, Case Studies
Ozturk, Elif; Ucus, Sukran – Online Submission, 2015
Argumentation is highlighted as one of the most important activities of science education by many researchers. The main aim of this research is to examine primary school students' nature of science classes and argumentation skills in terms of their academic success in primary science classes. Thus, the main interest of the study is centered on the…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Persuasive Discourse, Science Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Moloney, Robyn; Xu, HuiLing – Cogent Education, 2015
With the economic rise of China, there is global demand for effective teaching and learning of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL). There has been limited sustained success in Chinese language learning in Australian schools, however, and this has been attributed, amongst other factors, to pedagogy employed by teachers. Today, it is commonplace to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chinese, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Montecinos, Carmen; Ahumada, Luis; Galdames, Sergio; Campos, Fabián; Leiva, Maria Verónica – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
Public education in Chile has been steadily losing students as a result of the implementation, for the last 35 years, of a market model. In this paper we exemplify how a structural problem (public schools' declining enrollment) created by neoliberal educational policies is transformed into an individual problem to be managed by the public school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Principals, Educational Policy
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Pacheco, Mark B.; Smith, Blaine E. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2015
We seek to understand how bilingual adolescent students leverage multiple languages and modes in digital composition. Using a translingual and multimodal perspective of composition, this study reports on the distinct communicative affordances associated with four students' multimodal codemeshing practices. Through analysis of students' digital…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Self Concept, Multilingualism, Teaching Methods
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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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Callow, Jon; Orlando, Joanne – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
Engaging students in effective technology use and literacy learning is an ongoing challenge, particularly for students who are impacted by poverty. Exemplary teaching and teachers' pedagogical choices play a critical role in addressing this challenge. This paper illustrates the practices of teachers, identified to be exemplary in engaging students…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Poverty, Low Income Groups
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