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Martin, Ruth – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2013
This article responds to Henry Tam's article in this issue of FORUM by exploring opportunities for co-operative problem-solving for staff and students of the Royal Docks Community School in the London Borough of Newham. Becoming a co-operative trust helped the school move out of special measures and develop a strategy of participation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperation, Problem Solving, Educational Improvement
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Boda, Phillip A. – Educational Forum, 2017
In this response to the call for transformative models of teaching students in urban contexts, the author presents his own experiences in becoming a critical pedagogue, the path that led him there, and three models of classrooms that he sees in such contexts. He emphasizes the need to reject an apolitical stance in urban education, and provides a…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Teaching Methods, Urban Education, Cultural Influences
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McCarty, Ryan – Composition Studies, 2018
This article presents the experiences of six bilingual Spanish-English students transitioning from high school to college, highlighting the ways they theorize translation and its relationship to writing and learning. As increased attention to theories of translingualism has established translation as deeply embedded in writing processes, and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingualism, Spanish, English (Second Language)
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Milne, Catherine – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2014
In "Space", relations, and the learning of science", Wolff-Michael Roth and Pei-Ling Hsu use ethnomethodology to explore high school interns learning shopwork and shoptalk in a research lab that is located in a world class facility for water quality analysis. Using interaction analysis they identify how spaces, like a research…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Ethnography, High School Students, Laboratories
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Hennessy, Laura – Research in Drama Education, 2018
In this piece of writing, I respond to Anon's reflections on her/his experiences of being taught Drama in a British high school, recently published in this journal (see Anon. 2017. '"Where the wild things are" -- an insider's experience of the contemporary drama classroom', RIDE: "The Journal of Applied Theatre and…
Descriptors: Drama, Teaching Methods, High School Students, Art Education
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Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2016
This document provides Q&A with webinar presenter, Susan Riley. Riley's presentation looks at broad ideas of clarifying best practices in using arts integration (AI) and/or STEAM at any grade level. Questions cover topics such as: the creativity crisis in US schools, integrating art into math adult education (GED and ESL), theater arts in the…
Descriptors: Art Education, STEM Education, Integrated Activities, Creativity
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Adesote, S. A; Fatoki, O. R – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
This paper examines the role of Information and Communication Technology in the Teaching and Learning of History in the Senior Secondary School in the 21st century. The new Information and communication technologies of internet and multimedia which have led to positive impact in the field of education in most developed countries are still at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Secondary Schools, Internet
Wagner, Tony – School Administrator, 2012
During the author's travels all over the United States speaking to a wide variety of audiences, and his visits with leadership groups in the Middle East and Far East, he has encountered diverse audiences who share his concern that the majority of students are leaving high school without the skills that matter most--even in those school districts…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Accountability, Standardized Tests
Hume, Natania – Independent School, 2015
Context is everything. Very little in art or in history (or in life) happens in isolation, although works of art and events in history have been studied this way. This is especially true of the arts, which are so intrinsically connected to the cultures from which they emerge. This essential interconnectivity was also the premise behind the design…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Art Education, Classroom Design, Student Projects
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Hess, Frederick M.; Saxberg, Bror – Education Next, 2014
Today's education technology holds immense promise, but what matters more than the tools themselves are how they are used in schools and in classrooms. In "Breakthrough Leadership in the Digital Age," Frederick M. Hess and Bror Saxberg argue that educators have tended to think of adopting technology as a way to "reform" or…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Best Practices
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Byrd, Daniel – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2012
Many competing ideas exist around teaching "standard" high school social studies subjects such as history, government, geography, and economics. The purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of social studies teaching and learning as a moral activity. I first propose that current high school curriculum standards in the United States often…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Secondary School Curriculum, Moral Values, High School Students
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Olitsky, Stacy – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2011
Previous research has suggested that competitive classroom environments can play a role in perpetuating race and class inequalities. However, classroom competition can also promote learning, and eliminating it could do students a disservice. This paper draws on research literature and data from a qualitative study by Konstantinos Alexakos, Jayson…
Descriptors: Mentors, Competition, Classroom Environment, Equal Education
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Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy – Education Sciences, 2018
In this article, we address the common criticisms of the Visible Learning research and offer a long-term view of the potential presented with this body of knowledge. We contextualize our view with some experiences in a high school that is focused on improving student learning.
Descriptors: High School Students, Evidence Based Practice, Instruction, Teaching Methods
Henke, Karen Greenwood – Technology & Learning, 2007
Graduating students who can compete in the digital age is imperative but remains an uphill battle in the absence of a strong national technology policy, empowered education leadership, and ongoing dialogue involving business, community, government, and educators. Meantime, in pockets around the country, some states, districts, and schools are…
Descriptors: State Standards, Curriculum Development, Technological Literacy, Education Work Relationship
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Davis, Jonathan Ryan – Social Studies, 2007
The author examines the important role schools, teachers, and the high school social studies classroom can play in helping students develop positive racial identities. Using the Classroom-based Multicultural Democratic Education framework, the author argues that high school social studies teachers need to adapt pedagogical strategies and curricula…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Racial Identification, Multicultural Education
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