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Gillett-Swan, Jenna K.; Sargeant, Jonathon – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Approaches to conducting research with children afford them varying degrees of participatory power. Despite children's varying roles within research, more needs to be understood about the influences of unintentional power plays and, in particular, interactions between participant and non-participants on children's participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Participatory Research, Children
Dearybury, Jed; Jones, Julie P. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2020
Research studies show that all students--young and old, rich and poor, urban and rural--benefit immensely from classrooms filled with art, creativity, and laughter. Fun, playfulness, creative thinking, and individual expression reinforce positive experiences, which in turn lead to more engaged students, better classroom environments, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Play, Creative Teaching
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Cederborg, Ann-Christin – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
As few studies have investigated how pre-school children produce and negotiate social positions when powerful positions are claimed, this study explores how 3-5 year-old children construct the social order of peer play when balancing the power game within the interaction. This is a video documented ethnographical case study where the methodology…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Play, Power Structure, Social Influences
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Mohr, Derek J.; Mosier, Brian; Townsend, J. Scott – Physical Educator, 2020
This article details how two teacher education programs are leveraging role modeling to influence teacher candidates (TCs) by providing a prolonged, immersive, and high quality physical education (PE) activity experience early in each program and by systematically referring to and reflecting upon that experience in subsequent courses across the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Role Models, Experiential Learning
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DePouw, Christin – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
This conceptual article employs critical race theory (CRT) as a theoretical framework to explore the importance of intersectionality in critical race parenting. In particular, I focus on intersectionality to understand better how Whiteness and racial power play out in intimate relationships within the family, particularly between White parents and…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Parenting Styles, Whites
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Gates, Leslie – Art Education, 2016
This article explores two teaching approaches available to art education teachers: arranging curricula based on big ideas found in postmodern artists' work and practice, and/or adopting a choice-based studio model. The author considers the role that offering students choice (and fundamentally, shared power) plays in each of these approaches. As a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Studio Art, Thematic Approach, Postmodernism
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Khan, Shana Sanam – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2020
English as a second language or ESL instruction is said to be for students who have moved to the United States (or Canada) from another country and temporarily need assistance in learning the English language. However, statistically, a vast majority of ESL students in the United States were born in the US and are US citizens. When students are…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Socialization
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Batsleer, Janet; Thomas, Nigel Patrick; Pohl, Axel – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2020
Drawing on the PARTISPACE research ( and particularly on findings from three of eight European cities included in the study, this article brings to the surface the dramatic and theatrical practices underlying the metaphor of performance in order to contribute to a better understanding of youth work and youth participation. It…
Descriptors: Participation, Spatial Ability, Group Dynamics, Youth
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Gonzales, Miguel M. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2019
This case describes the dilemma of recently hired assistant principal, Fred Bates, who finds himself in a school with a negative and unsupportive school climate. There are significant trust issues between the teachers and principal. Bates struggles to navigate various obstacles and works to establish positive relationships with both his principal…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Assistant Principals, Educational Environment, Teacher Administrator Relationship
Sahlberg, Pasi; Doyle, William – Oxford University Press, 2019
Play is how children explore, discover, fail, succeed, socialize, and flourish. It is a fundamental element of the human condition. It's the key to giving schoolchildren skills they need to succeed--skills like creativity, innovation, teamwork, focus, resilience, expressiveness, empathy, concentration, and executive function. Expert organizations…
Descriptors: Play, Well Being, Physical Activities, Foreign Countries
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Buffington, Melanie L. – Art Education, 2014
This article describes how art teachers can work toward changing the power dynamics in their classrooms by using a student centered approach, as demonstrated by an example lesson about contemporary painter Kehinde Wiley. As the class unpacked the idea of power prevalent in Wiley's portraits, the students gave relevant examples of how power…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Power Structure, Teacher Role
OECD Publishing, 2019
Playful experiences provide us with the opportunity to engage with others and learn in enjoyable ways. Recognising and building on the power of playfulness and play can be a way to support more meaningful educational experiences for all, life-wide and lifelong. This "Trends Shaping Education Spotlight" touches on gamification as a…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Well Being, Young Children
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Arquisola, Maria Jacinta – European Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Indonesia has achieved equal parity in access to education, income, and career opportunities. Yet in many parts of the country, female academic leaders are still highly under-represented in top academic boards. This study examines how fourteen (14) Indonesian female higher education academic leaders (FALs) enact identity salience and agency in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Administrators, Higher Education, Females
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Keihner, Angie Jo; Meigs, Reba; Sugerman, Sharon; Backman, Desiree; Garbolino, Tanya; Mitchell, Patrick – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2011
Objective: Examine the effect of the "California Children's Power Play! Campaign's School Idea & Resource Kits" for fourth/fifth grades on the psychosocial determinants of fruit and vegetable (FV) intake and physical activity (PA). Methods: Randomized, controlled trial (n = 31 low-resource public schools; 1,154 children). Ten…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Self Efficacy, Statistical Analysis, Grade 5
London, Rebecca A. – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2021
As California's elementary schools reopen after prolonged physical closure due to COVID-19, attention to healing the school community will be essential. Although there is wide variation in the timing and formats with which schools plan to reopen, it is clear that when students reenter school buildings they will be eager to reconnect with friends…
Descriptors: Recess Breaks, Elementary School Students, School Closing, COVID-19
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