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Willard, Eleanor – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This short report will outline a remote work experience scheme that has successfully been running for three years in the psychology group within the Leeds School of Social Sciences. It is designed to aid transition to university for pre-tertiary students by introducing them to undergraduate literacy skills and making their expectations of…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Psychology, Undergraduate Study, College Preparation
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Adolfsson, Carl-Henrik; Håkansson, Jan – Improving Schools, 2019
In light of an international policy movement to increase focus on students' academic achievement, the question of how to improve schools has become an important issue at all levels in the school system. Substantial resources have been invested in reforms to improve conditions for pupils' learning. Great expectations and responsibility are often…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, School Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Educational Environment
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Samson, Maxim G. M. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Faith schools may play an important role in reproducing ethnoreligious identities, yet research into Jewish schools has tended to overlook students' personalised conceptualisations of faith. Instead, it has regularly utilised restrictive 'indicators' of ethnoreligious practice in order to gauge these institutions' effectiveness in 'strengthening'…
Descriptors: Jews, Judaism, Religious Education, Religious Factors
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Sucharita, V.; Sujatha, K. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The provision of 25% reservations in private schools under Right to Education Act (RTE) for children belonging to weaker sections and disadvantaged groups has garnered much debate among researchers as well as the common people in India. The overarching goal of such provision is to promote social inclusion that recognises the diversity of children…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Private Schools, Case Studies, Social Integration
Homayoun, Ana – American Educator, 2019
Just as social media created a new language that causes a rift in understanding between many adults and adolescents, so too has the use of technology in classrooms. The author, Ana Homayoun, an educational consultant, spends much of her time helping young people harness the power of technology to improve their organization and time-management…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Middle School Teachers, Administrators, Student Attitudes
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Bucura, Elizabeth – General Music Today, 2019
In secondary general music classes, adolescent musicianship can be stifled by poor self-efficacy. Although adolescents typically lead lives rich with music, they may believe that these interests and experiences do not apply within school settings, may become preoccupied with images of seeming musical perfection, and may even perceive themselves to…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Music Education, Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods
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Martelli, Cynthia Dawn; Johnston, Vicki; Israel, Carly; Flake, Sharon G.; Winston, Sherri; Bloor, Edward – Multicultural Education, 2019
The idea of a university literacy festival was conceived to connect students from Title I schools with young adult authors who focus their writing on diverse characters. The goal of the university literacy festival was to invite authors whose writing would represent strong, diverse characters that would allow students from Title I schools to see…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Authors, Books, Disadvantaged Schools
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Apps, Tiffani; Beckman, Karley; Bennett, Sue – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2019
This article presents Bourdieu's theory of practice as a tool for exploring school students' technology practice in empirical research. The authors provide educational technology researchers with an accessible introduction to the theory of practice. They then detail the conceptual, methodological and analytic application of the theory of practice…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Educational Technology, Educational Researchers, Theory Practice Relationship
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Colombo, Alejo; de León, Virginia; Molfino, Verónica; Ochoviet, Cristina; Santini, Bianca; Schaffel, Valeria – Australian Mathematics Education Journal, 2019
A perspective developed and implemented forty years ago, the teaching of mathematics for social justice has grown as an area of importance in Australia. The authors present an example of algebraic activities focusing on social justice.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Social Justice, Secondary School Students
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Nascimento, Sophia Nzeribe – Teaching History, 2018
Sophia Nzeribe Nascimento, a mixed-race teacher, working in a diverse London school set out to explore her students' assumptions about who historians are. While her own ethnicity and gender may have convinced at least some of her students that history is not exclusively the preserve of old white men, she found that narrow and stereotypical…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Historians, Self Concept, Student Attitudes
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Bibbens, Timothy – English in Australia, 2018
This paper provides a description of practice outlining changes made to English assessment structures for the purpose of facilitating improved teaching and learning. These changes, which included marking, feedback, reporting, and the evaluation of the efficacy of teaching, were implemented across Years 7 to 10 English classes in an independent…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, English Instruction, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Tannebaum, Rory P. – Social Studies, 2018
In this article the author seeks to present social studies educators with practical means for using Reddit--an emerging social media website--as a tool for providing students with a democratic education grounded in citizenship and multicultural education. The author focuses on ways in which Reddit offers students the opportunity to learn from…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Social Media, Web Sites, Democratic Values
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Dunnett, K.; Bartlett, P. A. – Physics Education, 2018
It was planned to introduce online pre-laboratory session activities to a first-year undergraduate physics laboratory course to encourage a minimum level of student preparation for experiments outside the laboratory environment. A group of 16 and 17 year old laboratory work-experience students were tasked to define and design a pre-laboratory…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Undergraduate Study
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Andrews, I.; Nikolopoulos, K. – Physics Education, 2018
The development of a workshop using the language, techniques, and processes of visual art to introduce particle physics concepts is described. Innovative delivery methods committed to the interaction and collaboration of different specialist areas are utilised, which--in curriculum terms-- encourages connections to be made between separate…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Visual Arts, Teaching Methods
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Willis, Alette; Schmidt, Franziska – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In 2014, Scottish Book Trust (SBT) published and distributed classroom sets of a graphic novel about the life of pioneering environmental activist John Muir to all secondary schools in Scotland, where he is still relatively unknown. This paper outlines the collaborative process SBT used in producing the graphic novel and sets out to trace the…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Environmental Education, Activism
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