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Lu, Lucia Y. – English Language Teaching, 2010
In a graduate literacy course, the author as the teacher educator conceptualized "Visual Literacy" into the course. In-service and pre-service teachers from inner-city schools in Georgia and Virginia invited struggling writers to create graphic novels by envisioning life activities, using drawings, and invented spellings as well as…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Graduate Study, Writing Instruction, Novels
Howell, Angelique – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
This paper examines primary school-aged children's lived experiences of the National Assessment Program--Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests. NAPLAN emulates the neoliberal accountability agendas of English and US education systems, with results published on the My School website. Research on the impact of NAPLAN to date has focused predominantly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, National Surveys, Student Experience
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Naglieri, Jack A. – School Psychology Quarterly, 1993
Responds to previous article (Motta, Little, and Tobin, this issue) which reviewed data-based studies on figure drawings and found little support for their validity or use in assessing personality, behavior, emotion, or intellectual functioning. Contends that article is unacceptable for publication in present form, with main criticism being that…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Evaluation Methods, Freehand Drawing, Personality Traits
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Sobe, Noah W. – Educational Governance Research, 2018
Educators have long been rightly concerned about the risk that schools themselves can produce profoundly unsettling and potentially 'unproductive' emotional and physical states among children and youth. This chapter examines two moments in the attentive regimes and engagement paradigms that have been manifest in the material design of schools and…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Affective Behavior, Learner Engagement, Psychological Patterns
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Nieminen, Suvi H.; Sajaniemi, Nina – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2016
This study is a literature review, drawing mainly on the nine significant and good quality studies (i.e. published in peer-reviewed journals) that make up the evidence base for mindful awareness practices in early childhood. Mindful awareness practices in this context means an individual's awareness of her own body and her inner emotions or…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Metacognition, Attention, Self Control
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Allessandrini, Cristina Dias; Duarte, Jose Luclano Miranda; Bianco, Marisa Fernandes; Dupas, Margarida Azevedo – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 1998
The Silver Drawing Test of Cognition and Emotion was standardized for Brazilian children (N=2,000). ANOVA results are presented for age and education groups from early grades on, including distinguishing adult education levels; results are compared for U.S. and Brazilian populations. Growth in test scores, emotional content responses, and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Therapy, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Albers, Peggy; Flint, Amy Seely; Matthews, Mona – Global Education Review, 2019
This longitudinal ethnographic study involved a professional development project, Project Partnerships Achieve Literacy (Project PAL) in South Africa, with eight rural foundation phase teachers who taught Reception (kindergarten) through grade three (R-3). This Project was designed to support teachers in an under-resourced school as they learned…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Aesthetic Education, Elementary School Teachers, Disadvantaged Schools
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Kayumova, Shakhnoza; Tippins, Deborah – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2016
Rational and operationalized views of science and what it means for teachers and students to know and enact legitimate science practices have dominated science education research for many decades (Fusco and Barton in "J Res Sci Teach" 38(3):337-354, 2001. doi: 10.1002/1098-2736(200103)38:3<337::AID-TEA1009>3.0.CO;2-0). Michalinos…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Science Education, Educational Practices, Theory of Mind
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Kraftl, Peter – Critical Studies in Education, 2016
This article develops a novel conceptual framework for examining the (re)formulation of habits in education spaces. It is based on the premise that education spaces are key sites for channelling and intervening in children's habits, to various ends. The article focuses on the ways educators at alternative education spaces in the United Kingdom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, Educational Environment, Social Theories
Buban, Marcia H. – Arts & Activities, 2001
Describes an art activity in which fourth-grade students created Expressionist paintings. Explains that the students selected a newsprint portrait that depicted an emotion and then the students created a picture with the emotion but exaggerating it. Discusses the process in detail. (CMK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Childrens Art, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
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Bardos, Achilles N. – School Psychology Quarterly, 1993
Responds to previous article (Motta, Little, and Tobin, this issue) which reviewed data-based studies on figure drawings and found little support for their validity or use in assessing personality, behavior, emotion, or intellectual functioning. Notes recent approaches to interpretation of human figure drawings and cites flaws in argument against…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Evaluation Methods, Freehand Drawing, Personality Traits
Cose-Giallella, Carla D. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This action research study investigates children's perceptions of and feelings about musical performance. The participants were 41 children from two intact third-grade classes at one private school in the southwest region of the United States. The study occurred over nine weeks, including preparation for performance, the performance, and the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Student Behavior, Private Schools, Action Research
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Butler, Yuko Goto – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2017
Young learners (defined as children ages 5-12) of English as a foreign language are growing in number worldwide. At the policy level, foreign language (FL) programs for young learners are increasingly emphasizing the use of task-based language teaching (TBLT). In practice, however, designing and implementing tasks for young learners poses numerous…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Children, Preadolescents, English (Second Language)
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Hendrix, Rebecca; Eick, Charles – Science and Children, 2014
Sound propagation is not easy for children to understand because of its abstract nature, often best represented by models such as wave drawings and particle dots. Teachers Rebecca Hendrix and Charles Eick wondered how science inquiry, when combined with an unlikely discipline like drama, could produce a better understanding among their…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Acoustics, Interdisciplinary Approach, Drama
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Sewell, Keira – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2011
The draw-and-write technique for collecting data relating to both adult and children's perceptions of their world is receiving increasing attention as one which has status within the field of visual methods. This paper appraises the draw-and-write method and reflects on the methodological lessons learned by using the technique in two studies…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Participatory Research, Research Methodology, Childhood Attitudes
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