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Henning, John E. – Educational Studies, 2020
The purpose of the study was to investigate differences in writers' abilities to perceive global text organisation in self-, peer- and teacher/researcher-authored essays. Eight student participants were identified as proficient, middle or developing, based on the levels of paragraph subordination, the average number of T-Units and the number of…
Descriptors: Grade 11, High School Students, Reading Strategies, Writing Skills
Nieto, Sonia; López, Alicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
A must read for new teachers and seasoned practitioners, this unique book presents Sonia Nieto and Alicia López, mother and daughter writing about the trajectories, vision, and values that brought them to teaching, including the ups and downs they have experienced and the reasons why they have stubbornly remained in one of the oldest, most…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Brauch, Nicola; Leone, Giovanna; Sarrica, Mauro – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2019
This study analysed questionnaire responses from 309 history teachers who come from nine European countries and Israel. The open-ended questions explored their experiences of teaching Sensitive historical Issues (SI) from joint social psychological and history didactics perspectives. First data was analysed hermeneutically, it was then interpreted…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Experience, Teaching Methods
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Casanova, Carlos R.; Cammarota, Julio – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This ongoing ethnographic study examines how a counter-space, La Libertad, introduces Latin@ students to a liberating pedagogy of praxis which counters dehumanization they experience in their high school. The researcher spent 180+ hours over 14 months in the field collecting data through participant observation, field notes, and personal…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Hispanic American Students, Teaching Methods, High School Students
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Bush, Drew; Sieber, Renee; Chandler, Mark A.; Sohl, Linda E. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
Geography educators have long taught anthropogenic global climate change (AGCC) using geospatial data, visualizations, analysis tools and models. We examined the attitudes of teachers at secondary schools, research institutions, colleges and universities tasked with teaching using one such technology. We designed a seventeen-question online survey…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Perin, Dolores; Holschuh, Jodi Patrick – Review of Research in Education, 2019
Only 25% to 38% of secondary education graduates in the United States are proficient readers or writers but many continue to postsecondary education, where they take developmental education courses designed to help them improve their basic academic skills. However, outcomes are poor for this population, and one problem may be that approaches to…
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Preparation, Student Improvement, Literacy
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Fowler-Amato, Michelle; LeeKeenan, Kira; Warrington, Amber; Nash, Brady Lee; Brady, Randi Beth – Journal of Literacy Research, 2019
This review of literature highlights the efforts teacher educators and researchers have made over the past 18 years to work toward social justice in secondary English language arts (ELA) preservice teacher (PT) education. Drawing on Dantley and Green's framework for social justice leadership, we highlight the work that teacher educators have…
Descriptors: Social Justice, English, Language Arts, Secondary School Teachers
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Dos Santos, Luis Miguel – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2019
Effective teaching and learning strategy is one of the most important topics in the field of teachers' professional development. Teachers' education and pre-service teachers' training programmes provide necessary coursework, field experience, and student teaching internship experience to pre-service, potential, and second career teachers who are…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Problem Solving, Models
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Gallagher-Brett, Angela – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This chapter will introduce Action Research Communities for Language Teachers (ARC), a project funded by the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe (2015-2018). The project aims to make action research techniques widely available to language teachers across Europe and to provide them with development opportunities…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Action Research, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Holm, Jennifer, Ed.; Mathieu-Soucy, Sarah, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2019
In June 2018 the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group/Groupe Canadien d'étude en didactique des mathématiques (CMESG/GCEDM) held its 42nd meeting in the idyllic setting of Squamish, British Columbia. This meeting marked the first time CMESG/GCEDM had been in British Columbia since 2010 and the first time it had been held at Quest University.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Okada, Alexandra; Kowalski, Raquel Pasternak Glitz; Kirner, Claudio; Torres, Patrícia Lupion – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a contemporary approach to promote science with and for society for aligning scientific innovations with societal needs. Literature about education for RRI is limited because it is not a widespread practice at the moment. To explore this gap, this study examines teachers' views about a novel inquiry…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games, Computer Simulation
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Moser, Kelly M.; Ivy, Jessica; Hopper, Peggy F. – Middle School Journal, 2019
Education for young adolescents must be challenging, relevant, integrative, and exploratory. Integrative teaching (e.g., interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, cross-disciplinary, etc.) benefits middle-level learners as it potentially increases student engagement, motivation, and achievement. It provides learners with the opportunity to synthesize…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Course Content, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learner Engagement
Kaplowitz, Donna Rich; Griffin, Shayla Reese; Seyka, Sheri – Teachers College Press, 2019
All too often, race discourse in the United States devolves into shouting matches, silence, or violence, all of which are mirrored in today's classrooms. This book will help individuals develop the skills needed to facilitate difficult dialogues across race in high school and college classrooms, in teacher professional learning communities, and…
Descriptors: Race, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Group Discussion, High School Students
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Allen, Jessie Lovett – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
This is a study of how and why secondary and postsecondary educators use professionally produced narrative nonfiction podcasts in class activities and assignments. Survey and interview data indicated that educators use such podcasts in the following ways: as prompts for student responses, as exemplars of how to compose texts or engage in…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment
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Su, Chao – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2019
In this paper, I narrate the long process of my encounters with English language learning and teaching, manifesting characteristics of English teaching at different levels of schools in mainland China. After viewing the limitations of English teaching in mainland China from my fresh point of view as a UK visiting scholar, some suggestions are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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