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Ríos-Rojas, Anne; Stern, Mark – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
Dreams have long been thought to be a space of fantasy and utopic hope. From Paulo Freire to Gloria Anzaldúa to Robin Kelley, many scholars have related the ability to dream with the ability to act collectively, to self-actualize, and to call into being worlds yet to be realized--dreaming as a radical political act. What happens, then, when dreams…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Undocumented Immigrants, Governance, Public Policy
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Sanchez, Marta – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2012
As a child, the author saw that art held a daily purpose for her family. It inspired her grandmother to worship and communicate to God and her many saints. This art uplifted them with spiritual, miraculous images that taught them morals based on the narratives of the image. The first work of art she owned was a painting given to her by her Tia…
Descriptors: Artists, Studio Art, Grandparents, Religion
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Armellini, Alejandro; Hawkridge, David – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2012
Following a brief introduction, our paper is in four main sections. First, we lay out the points on which we agree with James Mazoue's views expressed in "The Deconstructed Campus." Second, we offer a critique of his views. Third, we consider evidence-based research opportunities for building universities that may incorporate ideas along the lines…
Descriptors: Evidence, Higher Education, Research Opportunities, Educational Trends
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Morrow, Jennifer Glenn; Torrez, Alex – Educational Leadership, 2012
Like all early college high schools, Clear Horizons Early College High School in Houston, Texas, tries to help its students earn a high school diploma and a two-year associate's degree simultaneously through taking dual credit courses while in high school. Although many of the school's students were successful, Clear Horizon's leaders realized…
Descriptors: College Preparation, High Schools, Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement Programs
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Torres, Vasti; Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Heacock, Laurie T. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2018
This chapter will demonstrate how Achieving the Dream, a nonprofit leader of a national reform network of community colleges and open-access universities, uses assessment to guide institutions toward a culture of evidence, equity and continuous improvement to improve student success.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Networks, Educational Change, Educational Assessment
Noguera, Pedro A.; Syeed, Esa – Teachers College Press, 2020
Over a decade ago, the first edition of "City Schools and the American Dream" debuted just as reformers were gearing up to make sweeping changes in urban education. Despite the rhetoric and many reform initiatives, urban schools continue to struggle under the weight of serious challenges. What went wrong and is there hope for future…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Education, Educational Change, Futures (of Society)
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Garman, Noreen – Journal of Educational Supervision, 2020
This memoir essay was originally intended to revisit a time when instructional supervision became the ubiquitous practice in a 'golden age of supervision,' and to valorize colleagues who contributed their scholarly canons to the field. An introductory narrative describes the goals and hopes of a field that emerged through Morris Cogan's popular…
Descriptors: Clinical Supervision (of Teachers), Accountability, Politics of Education, Educational Change
Tait, Aaron; Faulkner, Dave – ASCD, 2018
The world needs great individual educational changemakers capable of identifying problems and creating bold, scalable solutions. But the world also needs Dream Teams--groups of talented administrators, teachers, staff, students, and community members who are passionate about making things better for kids, believe that school-based change is the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Change Agents, Educational Improvement
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Fránquiz, María E. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2018
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), signed in 1965, was a pivotal civil rights law to address the dream of equitable education for all children on the mainland and in U.S. territories. The ESEA was followed by the Bilingual Education Act (BEA), signed by President Johnson in 1968. The BEA specifically addressed the necessities of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Bilingual Education, Educational Legislation, Second Language Learning
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Veskari, Hassan; Pouralkhas, Shokrollah; Moharrami, Ramin; Ranjbar, Ebrahim – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
Gholam Hussein Sa'edi is one of the greatest Iranian writers of short stories in the present era. Sa'edi's stories are based on the existence of fanciful and dreamlike settings in which he attempts to establish the endings of the stories to be the direct result of the characters' psychological reaction against their dreams. The linguistic and…
Descriptors: Models, Sleep, Literary Devices, Literary Criticism
Upitis, Rena; Boese, Karen; Abrami, Philip C. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The Digital Resource Exchange About Music (DREAM) is an online tool for exchanging information about digital learning tools for music education. DREAM was designed by our team to encourage music teachers to learn about digital resources related to learning to play a musical instrument, both in classroom and independent music studio settings. In…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Resources, Electronic Learning, Music Teachers
Upitis, Rena; Boese, Karen; Abrami, Philip C.; Anwar, Zaeem – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The Digital Resource Exchange About Music (DREAM) is a virtual space for exchanging information about digital learning tools. The purpose of the present study was to determine how users responded to DREAM in the first four months after its public release. This study is the second phase of usability research on DREAM, and was conducted to guide…
Descriptors: Music Education, Electronic Learning, Usability, Music Teachers
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Hachelaf, Ahmed Abdelhakim; Parks, Steve – Composition Forum, 2018
Twiza is a tricky word to translate from its original Berber. In its simplest meaning, Twiza speaks to the collective effort of a community to support each other. To speak of Twiza is to call forth, then, the collective material practices which enact the values of a civil society. As Edward Said highlighted decades ago however, when terms (or…
Descriptors: Risk, Afro Asiatic Languages, Community Support, Partnerships in Education
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Moore, Virginia J.; Prewitt, Elizabeth Mitchell; Carpenter-McCullough, Amber Jean; Whitworth, Brooke A. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2020
With an overwhelming amount of research and a demand for collaborative learning in the classroom, teachers are tackling challenges at all educational levels that often accompany the social aspects of group work. Team-Based Learning (TBL) is an instructional sequence that shifts instruction from teacher lecture to small-group learning. Through the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Science Instruction, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Singh, Prakarsh; Russo, Alexa – Journal of Economic Education, 2013
In this article, the authors discuss a unique project carried out by 13 teams of four students each in the undergraduate Development Economics class during the 2012 spring semester at a private liberal arts college. The goal of the "Dream Experiment" was to think of an idea that promotes development, employs concepts from development…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Economic Development, Developing Nations, Student Projects
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