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Mameli, Consuelo; Molinari, Luisa – Language and Education, 2014
In this paper, we argue the importance of conceptualizing educational quality as located in everyday talk, and to search for it in the unfolding of classroom discourse and interactions. More specifically, we argue that for the discursive classroom process to be qualitatively effective it should be open and accessible by a series of…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Computational Linguistics, Educational Quality, Discourse Analysis
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Lachney, Michael; Babbitt, William; Bennett, Audrey; Eglash, Ron – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2019
In the U.S. there are steady efforts by governmental and philanthropic organizations to increase the representation of students of colour in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). After years of mixed results, researchers and educators have started to question one size fits all notions of broadening participation. An increasing…
Descriptors: Cosmetology, African Americans, STEM Education, Design
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Shain, Farzana – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
This paper explores educational inequalities through an analysis of the educational aspirations and future expectations of British girls and young women who identify as Muslim. It draws on qualitative interviews and focus group discussions with teen girls (aged 13-19) and young women in their early 20s living in the north and south of England, the…
Descriptors: Muslims, Terrorism, Equal Education, Females
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O'Connor, John S.; Lessing, Avi D. – Schools: Studies in Education, 2017
In this article, John O'Connor and Avi Lessing discuss their decision to create gradeless classrooms. They reached this decision by witnessing the profound cost grades hold for students and teachers alike. Grades threaten to reduce students to mere scores and teachers to bookkeepers, both groups focused more on grades than learning. By eliminating…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Teacher Student Relationship, Decision Making, Educational Practices
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Kennedy, Emma Kate; Frederickson, Norah; Monsen, Jeremy – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2008
Although literature is available on the theoretical models of consultation underpinning service delivery in educational psychology services, little research has been published on the application of these models to educational psychologist (EP) consultation practice with teachers in schools. This study explores the espoused theory of consultations…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Consultants, Theory Practice Relationship, Qualitative Research
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Atteberry-Ash, Brittanie; Nicotera, Nicole; Gonzales, Brian – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
Social justice is a hallmark of social work practice. The call to end oppression and discrimination are voiced in the Grand Challenge, Achieve Equal Opportunity and Justice, the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics preamble, and the Council on Social Work Education Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. However, none of…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Case Studies, Social Work, Counseling Techniques
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Newman, Ruth – Research Papers in Education, 2016
This study draws on the findings of an ESRC and British Telecom funded study which explored the teaching of collaborative talk. A teaching intervention was designed which adopted the principles of dialogic teaching, but which, drawing on educational linguistics, particularly emphasised the role of metatalk in developing students' awareness of the…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Dialogs (Language), Secondary School Students, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Worthy-Pauling, Faye – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2020
Pressures on primary teachers to improve writing are often to the detriment of quality talk in the classroom. This is despite decades of research emphasising that knowledge and understanding are developed through such talk. Primary teachers' experiences of incorporating the current Spoken Language national curriculum are often at odds with current…
Descriptors: Primary Education, Evidence Based Practice, Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Communication
Silander, Megan; Grindal, Todd; Hupert, Naomi; Garcia, Elisa; Anderson, Kea; Vahey, Philip; Pasnik, Shelley – Education Development Center, Inc., 2018
This report presents the results of a first-of-its-kind national survey of parents, who were asked about the types of early science educational activities they do with their young children. It also includes a follow-up qualitative study, focused on low-income families, which sought to illuminate parents' survey responses. The purpose of the study…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Parent Surveys, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers
Hernandez, Katherine Mills – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
Discover what happens when your students step out of their daily routines and activate their engagement. Author Katherine Mills Hernandez argues that movement, talk, and the physical environment of the classroom all contribute and influence students' learning. The ideas in "Activate" will help you create a classroom optimized for deeper…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Movement Education, Classroom Communication, Physical Environment
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Soudien, Crain – Power and Education, 2015
At issue in this discussion is a question of knowledge and how those who work in education use the knowledge at their disposal in practice. How do they, firstly, work with the almost universal consensus that 'race' as a biological phenomenon has no inherent substance but that its equally almost universal social acceptance makes it real? Having…
Descriptors: Race, Racial Discrimination, Social Influences, Politics
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Gelen, Ismail; Tozluoglu, Ercan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2021
This study aims to evaluate online language exchange platforms and its main focus is on the website named "www.free4talk.com" as an example. The theoretical framework is based on self-directed learning, e-tandem language learning, community of inquiry and expressive language competency. Interviews with the founder, administrator and some…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Exchange Programs, Second Language Learning, Independent Study
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Puntambekar, Sadhana; Gnesdilow, Dana; Dornfeld Tissenbaum, Catherine; Narayanan, N. Hari; Rebello, N. Sanjay – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2021
Research exploring students' learning from physical and virtual labs has suggested that on the whole, students learn science content just as well, if not better from virtual labs as they do from physical labs. However, the affordances of physical labs might support the learning of specific skills and competencies that are just as crucial for…
Descriptors: Science Laboratories, Computer Simulation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Donaghue, Helen – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2020
This article examines language teacher identity negotiated in situated, work-based talk. Using a linguistic ethnographic approach, micro analysis of extracts from post observation feedback between experienced teachers and supervisors is supplemented with ethnographic data. Analysis reveals that during feedback talk, one particular identity is…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Language Teachers, Feedback (Response), Experienced Teachers
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Masi, Silvia – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2020
The TED talk (www.ted.com) is a hybrid popularizing genre empowered by contemporary digital technologies in which different semiotic modes feature prominently and which is being extensively used in educational settings. This study is based on and further develops research on co-speech gestures in a selection of such talks from various knowledge…
Descriptors: Speeches, Nonverbal Communication, Multiple Literacies, Discourse Analysis
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