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Drago-Severson, Ellie; Blum-DeStefano, Jessica; Brooks-Lawrence, Deborah – Learning Professional, 2020
At their best, teams can bring people and talents together and serve as holding environments -- spaces that offer both developmental supports and challenges -- for individual, group, and organizational growth and transformation. While teaming has steadily emerged as a lever for educational change in recent years, educators are now being called on…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Justice, Teamwork, Race
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Bain, Christina; Hyatt, Joana – Art Education, 2017
Preservice teachers are typically educated in university settings and learn teaching methodology through coursework. Many preservice teachers find themselves underprepared for handling challenging situations in art classrooms. Teaching is very often influenced by contextual factors such as the space and design of the classroom, demographics and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Games, Experiential Learning
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Hodgson, Paula – Athens Journal of Education, 2019
Internationalization in higher education in Hong Kong has brought many enriched learning opportunities for students, because international recruits create an alternative learning culture that embraces global perspectives and international research to the curriculum. However, those new to teaching and with non-Asian backgrounds may experience a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Foreign Workers, Beginning Teachers
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Evans, John; Davies, Brian; Rich, Emma; DePian, Laura – British Educational Research Journal, 2013
Drawing on research investigating the impact of health imperatives around obesity, diet and exercise on the actions of teachers and pupils in schools, this paper offers a reflexive account of the relationships between the "noise" of obesity discourse in the public domain, policies forged to tackle health issues and the realities of…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Health Education, Obesity, Eating Habits
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Kaewsakul, Wanvisa – LEARN Journal: Language Education and Acquisition Research Network, 2016
This study aimed to examine teachers' perceptions and expectations of cultural contents in the Fundamental English coursebooks in Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand. Cultural contents were analyzed in terms of two themes of culture--Big "C" and Small "c", and three sources of culture--Source, Target, and…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Teacher Attitudes, Expectation, Foreign Countries
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Dudley, Peter; Xu, Haiyan; Vermunt, Jan D.; Lang, Jean – European Journal of Education, 2019
In this article we review the evidence of the impact of lesson study on student learning, teacher development, teaching materials, curriculum, professional learning and system enhancement. We argue for lesson study to be treated holistically as a vehicle for development and improvement at classroom, school and system levels rather than as a…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Instructional Materials, Learning
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Song, Juyoung – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2019
This article examines Saudi female students' socialization process in mixed-gender interactions during their study abroad, focusing on how they negotiate culture-specific gender expectations of women's deference and modesty. Findings reveal that Saudi women's deference to maintaining an ideal image of Saudi womanhood makes shyness and fear of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Socialization, Study Abroad
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Graham, Sage L. – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2019
As digital interactions become more global, individuals who bring divergent practices 'to the keyboard' must interact with other participants who come to the digital space with different cultural norms and expectations. This study explores the interface between local expectations and global practice through emoji use in online gaming -- a venue…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Cultural Differences, Computer Games, Nonverbal Communication
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Pinskaya, Marina; Kosaretsky, Sergey; Zvyagintsev, Roman; Derbishire, Natalya – School Leadership & Management, 2019
The article uses the framework of resiliency to examine the strategies of principals in schools working under challenging socio-economic conditions that show higher-than-expected educational results. We collected a unique set of data within the Russian 'National monitoring of education markets and organisations' programme. This work continues the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, School Administration, Administrative Organization
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Craig, Paul A. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2017
It will always remain a goal of an undergraduate biochemistry laboratory course to engage students hands-on in a wide range of biochemistry laboratory experiences. In 2006, our research group initiated a project for "in silico" prediction of enzyme function based only on the 3D coordinates of the more than 3800 proteins "of unknown…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Undergraduate Study, College Science
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Glaze-Crampes, Amanda L. – Education Sciences, 2020
In the modern educational era, there is an increasing focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. Innovation and workforce preparation play a large role in the push to increase scientific literacy, thinking skills and high-skilled personnel. However, there are ongoing issues with reforming education to meet these goals as…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Professional Development, STEM Education, Higher Education
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Bean, Nadine M.; Lucas, Lisa; Hyers, Lauri L. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2014
Despite a wealth of qualitative and quantitative data regarding the positive effects of higher education mentoring programs on faculty satisfaction, retention, tenure, and promotion, mentoring programs are not widespread. The authors examine evaluative data from the first four years of the Faculty Mentoring Program at West Chester University. Of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Surveys, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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French, Raechel; Imms, Wesley; Mahat, Marian – Improving Schools, 2020
This article explores the characteristics of a successful transition of a school from traditional classrooms to an innovative learning environment. Many schools today are converting traditional classrooms into spaces which are flexible, supporting a wide array of teaching and learning possibilities (i.e. an 'innovative learning environment').…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Classroom Environment, Classroom Design, Space Utilization
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Nowak-Fabrykowski, Krystyna; Dinçer, F. Çaglayan; Sen, Müge – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
The goal of this research is to compare curricular expectations regarding caring behaviour in the USA and Turkey and to analyse the practical implication by investigating boys' and girls' caring behaviour. Conceptual framework of this research is underpinned in philosophical ideals of ethics of care and is grounded in theories stressing the…
Descriptors: Males, Females, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Kyzar, Kathleen; Jimerson, Jo Beth – Middle School Journal, 2018
Evidence around adolescent learning and development is clear: School-family partnerships matter. However, traditional methods for engaging families that narrowly define who is involved and what constitutes involvement fall short of promoting optimal outcomes. Meaningful family engagement practices involve reciprocal, two-way interactions between…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Family School Relationship, School Culture, Administrative Principles
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