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Howard, Joy – New Educator, 2018
In this article, I explore this question: How can teachers, especially new teachers, create school spaces that present humanizing images and stories of people who were enslaved, particularly people of African descent in the United States? To explore this question, drawing from an ethnographic study of teachers at an elementary school in the U.S.…
Descriptors: Slavery, Personal Narratives, Memory, Elementary Education
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Nash, Kindel – New Educator, 2018
Based on concerns about the permanence of racism in our society and its impact on opportunities for children's equitable education, this empirical study used narrative inquiry to explore four preservice teachers' developing dispositions as they studied and implemented culturally relevant/responsive pedagogy (CR/RP) in an early literacy education…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education, Racial Attitudes
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Kellems, Ryan O.; Frandsen, Kaitlyn; Cardon, Teresa A.; Knight, Katie; Andersen, Margaret – Preventing School Failure, 2018
This study compared the effectiveness of static picture prompting to video prompting when used as precursors for teaching daily living and motor skills to three individuals with autism spectrum disorders. The video prompting intervention was delivered on an iPad. Participants learned three out of six different tasks, which included throwing a ball…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Prompting, Video Technology
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Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Gasman, Marybeth; Conrad, Clifton – Review of Higher Education, 2018
This article highlights the capacity of an Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander Institution (AANAPISI) to serve as an institutional convertor--by addressing challenges commonly associated with marginalized students--for low-income, Asian American and Pacific Islander students entering college. Through an in-depth case study, we…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Asian American Students, American Indian Students, Pacific Islanders
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Burke, Anne; Hughes, Janette – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2018
As technology becomes a larger part of people's everyday lives, it is logical to think that it should also become a part of the learning process. The use of tablets in classrooms is becoming an area of interest as researchers are trying to understand what the benefits are--if any--to using these devices. This article gives an overview of some of…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Student Diversity, Learning Disabilities
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Craft, Eleanor; Howley, Aimee – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Disproportionate placement of African American students into special education programs is likely to be a form of institutional racism, especially when such placement stigmatizes students. If placement also fails to lead to educational benefits, the practice becomes even more suspect. Some studies have explored disproportionate…
Descriptors: Student Experience, African American Students, Special Education, Disproportionate Representation
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Karousiou, Christiana; Angelides, Panayiotis – Educational Media International, 2018
This project focuses on the design and implementation of an online professional development platform tailored to teachers' needs to improve and promote their intercultural knowledge. Drawing upon the framework of virtual communities of practice, the project escapes from traditional professional development programmes. Although a total of 103…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education
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Moore, Adam M.; Clapham, Emily D.; Deeney, Theresa A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This qualitative study was designed to understand parents' perceptions of their children's participation in an inclusive surf therapy programme in the United States. Ten parents and one caregiver were interviewed about theirs and their children's experience in the surf programme. Parent discussions centred on the child, parent/caregiver,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Park, Chan Woong; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2018
Understanding how physical education (PE) teachers in a particular culture are socialised into the profession can lead to improvements in PE teacher education (PETE) and professional development. Most research on PE teachers' occupational socialisation has been conducted in the United States and Britain. We believed that the patterns of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, Teacher Education Programs
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Raymond-Barker, Phillipa; Griffith, Gemma Maria; Hastings, Richard P. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2018
Background: Little is known about the experiences of parents whose sons or daughters are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during adulthood. Method: In this exploratory study, 6 mothers of adults recently diagnosed with ASD were interviewed about the ASD assessment process. Thematic analysis was used to analyse the interviews. Results:…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mothers, Adults
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McIntyre, Laura Lee; Brown, Mallory – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2018
Background: Social support has been described as a vital resource for families with children with disability. Although the benefits of social support have been described, little is known about the utilisation patterns in families of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Method: In a community sample of 78 American families with…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Mothers, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Iacono, Teresa; Dissanayake, Cheryl; Hudry, Kristelle; Trembath, David; Erickson, Shane; Spong, Jo – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2018
Background: We investigated the context for translating evidence-based early intervention for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) into real world settings through a case study of a regional town characterised as disadvantaged. Methods: Data were from interview surveys of five managers reporting on 15 services, and surveys from 19 practitioners and 15…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interviews
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Cocks, Errol; Thomson, Allyson; Thoresen, Stian; Parsons, Richard; Rosenwax, Lorna – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2018
Background: Adults with intellectual disability (ID) experience poorer overall health than the wider population. Identification of personal, support service and lifestyle factors affecting health status will provide opportunities to improve health outcomes. Methods: The study was a cross-sectional survey of adults with ID. Interviews were…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Helavirta, Susanna; Laakso, Riitta; Pösö, Tarja – Child Care in Practice, 2018
This article is based on a study of children's experiences of being in care in which children were given the opportunity to choose either their own social worker or an outside researcher to interview them for the purposes of the research. We examine here how the children (N = 15) describe their choice of interviewer and also explore how the social…
Descriptors: Interviews, Researchers, Social Work, Caseworkers
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O'Brien, Mia; Blue, Levon – Educational Action Research, 2018
Students flourish by having positive learning experiences at school. Here we describe an action research study undertaken in an Australian primary school that was intended to promote the development of students' positive learning identities and resources. We partnered with classroom teachers to devise pedagogical practices that explicitly targeted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Identification (Psychology), Student Development
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