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Goldratt, Miri; Cohen, Eric H. – Educational Practice and Theory, 2016
This article explores encounters between formal, informal, and non-formal education and the role of mentor-educators in creating values education in which such encounters take place. Mixed-methods research was conducted in Israeli public schools participating in the Personal Education Model, which combines educational modes. Ethnographic and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Case Studies, Mentors
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Johnson, Latrise – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2014
Literacy classrooms are places of tension in the shaping of literate identities for Black male students because of classroom and cultural mismatch, racialized literacy beliefs and deficit views of Black male literacy achievement. However, research on connections between students' out-of-school literacy and academic literacy participation tells a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, African American Students, Males, Literacy
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McNally, Thomas – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012
This article examines innovative approaches to augmenting science lessons taught in middle and high school, with special emphasis on the importance of the early teen years, when experiences both in and out of school have significant impact on career decisions. This is a reflective essay on the recent work of science educators and educational…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Scientific Literacy, Educational Researchers, STEM Education