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Jennings, Shirley M. – Elementary English, 1972
Describes the problem a creative writer faces when he is associated with only one type of story. (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Childrens Literature, Creative Development
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Yoon, Irene H. – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2019
By typical definitions in the special education world, inclusion would not be recognizable as it exists at Memorial Elementary. Memorial is responding to a widely documented trend in public schools: over-representation of students of color, particularly Black and Brown students, in "high-incidence" special education categories, including…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Definitions, Special Education, Elementary School Students
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Bradley, Joff P.N. – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This transversal and transilient thought-experiment explores the application and significance of Japanese animism for environmental education and environmental philosophy. Through the exploration of indigenous knowledge found in Japanese folklore and Japanese Buddhism, the thought-experiment offers a critique of a certain strand of contemporary…
Descriptors: Criticism, Folk Culture, Buddhism, Environmental Education
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Comber, Barbara – Australian Educational Researcher, 2016
This article considers what it means to teach and learn in places of poverty through the narratives of front-line workers--particularly students and teachers. What is the work of teaching and learning in places of poverty in current times? How has this changed? What can be learned from both the haunting and hopeful narratives of front-line…
Descriptors: Poverty, Educational Research, Teaching Experience, Student Experience
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Grant, Barbara M. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Doctoral supervision is a complex set of intersecting relations, personal and familial, social and institutional. History figures there: wanted or not, ghosts from the past come back to haunt supervisor, student and thesis. This article explores a particular configuration that can occur in Aotearoa/New Zealand when Pakeha academics supervise Maori…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Supervisors
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Mitchell, Sue H. – American Annals of the Deaf, 1971
The article examines the significance that Alexander Graham Bell's attitude and actions had on the social and economic conditions experienced by deaf people during his lifetime and into the present. (CD)
Descriptors: Biographies, Hearing Impairments, History, Negative Attitudes
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McNicol, Sarah – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2017
Working with social haunting was a community-based participatory research project that aimed to investigate how contested pasts carry affective meanings in ways that defy conventional forms of knowledge representation. The project illustrated the potential of the use of playful approaches within adult learning and specifically within a radical…
Descriptors: Community Education, Adult Learning, Transformative Learning, Play
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Smith, Amanda R. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2017
In this article, the author argues that new theoretical approaches to literacy are necessary for making visible the affective, embodied, and noncognitive domains of textual meaning making that are often obscured in traditional approaches. To experiment with this argument, the author conducted two analyses on the same data set, using…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Multiple Literacies, Ethnography, Case Studies
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Oliverio, Stefano – Education and Culture, 2014
The paper tackles the fundamental question of whether democracy has by now been turned into a meaningless liturgy of a past religion and proposes a Deweyan answer which points to the need to fully realize modernity in order to bring into existence a genuine democracy. By deploying an archaeological reading of "The Public and Its…
Descriptors: Democracy, Social Theories, Role of Education, Educational Theories
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Rodolfa, Emil; Davis, Diana – Counseling Psychologist, 2003
The past decade has seen a substantial increase in the publication rate of lesbian-, gay-, and bisexual-related research and theoretical articles in major counseling journals, and their content is consistently affirmative. However, this substantial increase comprises only 2% of all articles published. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual research appears…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Psychology, Periodicals, Journal Articles
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Thomas, Ebony Elizabeth – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2018
Humans read and listen to stories not only to be informed but also as a way to enter worlds that are not like our own. Stories provide mirrors, windows, and doors into other existences, both real and imagined. A sense of the infinite possibilities inherent in fairy tales, fantasy, science fiction, comics, and graphic novels draws children, teens,…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Young Adults, Adolescent Literature, Fiction
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Heyward, Paul; Fitzpatrick, Esther – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
As educators we are haunted. This haunting takes place on several levels, through our personal histories, through key theoretical ideas we have encountered on our journeys, and by those significant educators who have gone before. This paper highlights how Elwyn S. Richardson continues to haunt education in New Zealand. Also how Elwyn, in turn, was…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Neoliberalism
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Brogan, Kathleen – College English, 1995
Discusses the ghosts and haunting in recent American fiction. Considers the similarity of function of ghosts in contemporary ethnic American literatures. Identifies a specific kind of ghost story, a "cultural haunting," that has recently emerged in large numbers in ethnic American literature. (HB)
Descriptors: English Curriculum, English Instruction, Ethnic Groups, Ethnography
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Educational Theory, 2013
Michalinos Zembylas examines how history education can be reconceived in terms of Jacques Derrida's notion of "hauntology," that is, as an ongoing conversation with the "ghost"--in the case of this essay, the ghosts of disappeared victims of war and dictatorship. Here, Zembylas uses hauntology as both metaphor and pedagogical methodology for…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Authoritarianism, History Instruction, Victims
Bennon, Brady – Rethinking Schools, 2013
"This country has been the basis of my being. And when it's no longer there, you know, it's unthinkable." Ueantabo Mackenzie's haunting words in the PBS NOW documentary "Paradise Lost" shook the author. He knew he wanted to teach a unit on global warming, especially after participating in the Portland-area Rethinking Schools…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Influences, Educational Environment, Didacticism
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