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Dillon, James – Eye on Education, 2019
This book offers a selection of stories about teaching, learning, and school life that you can use in a variety of PD formats and settings. Grouped into four categories--students, teachers, administrators, and parents--these tales offer a powerful entry point for thinking and reflecting on your school environment in a new and meaningful way. Each…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Professional Development, Educational Environment, Group Discussion
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Resnick, David – Religious Education, 2017
An 18th-century parable based on the Adam story offers a model of moral education rooted in communitarianism. Individual conscience arises from social norms, with a vital role for shame and pride. Emphasizing the nobility of being created in the divine image, this model overcomes shortcomings of rationalist, Enlightenment education. Moreover, the…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Ethical Instruction, Moral Values, Tales
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Coskun, Hatice; Çiftçi, Ömer – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine the tales in Turkish textbooks in terms of the values they convey. In this study, organized according to qualitative research method, the data have been obtained by document examination which is one of the qualitative data collection tools. A total of 29 tales in Turkish textbooks of 3-8 grades in the 2017-2018…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tales, Textbooks, Textbook Content
Foley, Drew Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In prior ages, alternate worlds are associated with symbolic expressions of storied space, here termed "mythic space." The digital age brings new forms of virtual space that are co-existent with physical space. These virtual spaces may be understood as a contemporary representation of mythic space. This dissertation explores the paths by…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Access to Information, Influence of Technology, Navigation (Information Systems)
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Wales, Prue – Research in Drama Education, 2012
This article examines the performativities of three marginalised "at risk" youth who participated in a longitudinal digital storytelling project undertaken in formal and informal settings in Singapore. Seeking to foster young people's agency, identity and multiple literacies, the three and one half year project developed a range of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multiple Literacies, Tales, Story Telling
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Chaemsai, Rungruedee; Rattanavich, Saowalak – English Language Teaching, 2016
This study compares the English reading comprehension and ethical awareness of 7th grade students, when using either a directed reading-thinking activity (DR-TA), or a more traditional approach, involving tales of virtue based on His Majesty the King's teaching concepts. A randomized control group pretest-posttest design was used for the study,…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Grade 7, Teaching Methods
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Sullivan, Ros; Carpenter, Vicki; Jones, Alison – Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, 2011
This paper investigates the repertoires teachers employ when talking about taking children outside of the classroom and keeping them safe. Research data were a series of individual and focus group interviews with primary school teachers. Three repertoires were identified: "safe practitioner," "adventurous risk-taker" and "fun, pleasure and…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Tales, Child Safety, Elementary School Teachers
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Ignacio, Emily Noelle – Qualitative Inquiry, 2012
Currently, many scholars have increasingly turned to the Internet to examine diasporic communities and corresponding identities. While I am happy that social scientists have embraced the use of online methods in studying communities formed within cyberspace, I also believe that we should continually reflect on whether our research is best served…
Descriptors: Tales, Social Scientists, Internet, Scholarships
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Wilson, Jonathan – Studies in American Indian Literatures, 2012
In this article, the author discusses two books ("Tales of Burning Love" and "Bingo Palace" by Louise Erdrich) that highlight location and family as the foundation of home. The two novels suggest that "home" must be revised to include, negotiate, and, at times, embrace tenets of Western ideology in order to find or secure one's home. While various…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Tales, Novels, American Indians
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Sreenivas, Deepa – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2011
This article draws on the insights/questions that emerged while putting together a set of stories for children published in a series named "Different Tales." These stories, set in Dalit and other minority communities, problematize the normative grids through which we view "childhood" as they depict the complex ways in which…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Tales, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries
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Almerico, Gina M.; Martin, Nicole; Masuck, William; Strickland, Cynthia; Thomas, Jessica – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2012
Teaching social studies in the elementary and middle school curriculum is enhanced by incorporating quality children's and adolescent literature and strategies that bring the human element into play. American tall tales are a genre unique to the history of our nation and provide a glimpse into the way early settlers of the west envisioned heroism…
Descriptors: Tales, Teaching Methods, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
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Crisp, Thomas; Hiller, Brittany – Journal of Children's Literature, 2011
In the world of children's literature, analyses of the distribution and representation of gender, biological sex, and gendered behavior in picturebooks often focused on Caldecott Award-winning literature. As the most prestigious award for American children's picturebooks, titles that receive this honor have a profound influence on the field of…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Recognition (Achievement), Criticism, Public Libraries
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Altenderfer, Eliza; Doerfler, Amanda; Poblete, Erika; Williamson, Marissa; Yenika-Agbaw, Vivian – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2012
Because teaching in the twenty-first century involves use of technology, our paper advocates for the integration of multimedia in a literature-based curriculum. One way teachers can accomplish this integration is through transmediation. In this paper, four pre-service teachers (Eliza Altenderfer, Amanda Doerfler, Erika Poblete, and Marissa…
Descriptors: Instruction, Folk Culture, Tales, Preservice Teachers
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Moore, Sylvia – Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 2012
Written as a trickster tale and co-narrated by the researcher and a trickster figure (Crow), this writing considers the challenges of bringing traditional ecological knowledge to environmental studies and science programs. The researcher describes a project to raise and release salmon, which was collaboratively developed and carried out by members…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, World Views, Indigenous Knowledge, Researchers
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Morris, Charles E., III – Quarterly Journal of Speech, 2009
Fusing the concept of "the beard" with the genre of the tall tale to theorize bearded tales deepens our understanding of closet eloquence, or rhetorical repertories of sexual passing in U.S. history. An examination of adventurer-writer-lecturer Richard Halliburton's sexual provenance and bestselling travel tale, "The Royal Road to Romance" (1925),…
Descriptors: Tales, Authors, Travel, Homosexuality
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