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Sedgwick, Adrienne; Stothard, Jan – Support for Learning, 2018
Up to 50% of children starting mainstream school have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Furthermore, evidence links SLCN to poor academic performance and social, emotional and mental health needs. This research aimed to systematically review the literature for school-based oral language interventions, intended for KS1 children, in a…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Intervention, Foreign Countries, Educational Research
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Lin, Tzu-Jung; Nagpal, Manisha; VanDerHeide, Jennifer; Ha, Seung Yon; Newell, George – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2020
Argumentative writing has long been considered an essential skill for disciplinary learning. For researchers and curriculum developers to develop ecologically valid instructional approaches to argumentative writing, a pivotal prerequisite is the understanding of how teachers use various instructional methods in tandem to teach different…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, High School Students
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Fetterman, Hallie; Ritter, Chelsea; Morrison, Julie Q.; Newman, Daniel S. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2020
School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) is a broad set of evidence-based strategies designed to create school environments that promote and support appropriate behavior of all students. The "PBIS Cultural Responsiveness Field Guide" provides a foundation for designing a SWPBIS program that meets the needs of…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Culturally Relevant Education, Student Behavior, Student Diversity
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Lobytsyna, Maria; Moate, Josephine; Moloney, Robyn – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2020
Language educators in Australia and Finland are expected to foster intercultural understanding within foreign language education. This paper presents findings from a qualitative case study focusing on theoretical and practical intercultural understanding in secondary school language education. The data for this study includes lesson observations…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Figurative Language, Language Teachers
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Tatarinova, Maya N.; Shvetsova, Marina G. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to develop and test an invariant of the basic model of the emotionally-valuable component (EVC) of the content of foreign-language education, allowing the implementation of this component at a primary stage in a secondary school (grades 2-4)* . The leading approach to the study is emotionally-valuable, the methods…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, FLES, Foreign Countries
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Belgum, Kirsten – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2017
This article investigates how language contests can serve as an effective element of articulation in language education. Educators and researchers have reflected on how to facilitate the progress of language learners from high school to college through shared learning outcomes across institutional divides and by developing common guidelines for…
Descriptors: Competition, German, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Põder, Kaire; Lauri, Triin – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2021
This study investigates civic and citizenship education in a unique post-Communist context--in the bilingual education system of Estonia. Estonia continues to have a bilingual school system where there are Estonian and Russian language schools in parallel. While Estonian language school students are ranked very high in international comparisons,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Civics, Bilingual Education
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Põder, Kaire; Lauri, Triin – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2021
This study investigates civic and citizenship education in a unique post-Communist context--in the bilingual education system of Estonia. Estonia continues to have a bilingual school system where there are Estonian and Russian language schools in parallel. While Estonian language school students are ranked very high in international comparisons,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Civics, Citizenship Education
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Park, Eujin – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2018
This article draws from an ethnographic case study that examined the diverse and contradictory roles of one Korean language school in a predominantly White mid-sized Midwestern city. While the school provided ethnic and cultural affirmation and respite from racial marginalization, it also reproduced dominant notions of culture that excluded some…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Case Studies, Korean, Korean Americans
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Sanders, Eric J.; Page, Thomas A.; Lesher, Deborah – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine confidence levels and identify predictors of increased confidence of school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs) relative to different aspects of the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) assessment process. Method: Surveys were completed by 272 school-based SLPs. Questions were…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel, School Personnel, Augmentative and Alternative Communication
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Nordstrom, Janica – Language and Education, 2016
In the past decade, there has been increased scholarly interest in the purpose and functions of community language schools, also known as heritage, supplementary or complementary schools. In particular, previous studies have focused on schools operating in minority communities deriving from Asian and Eastern-European countries, showing that…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Middle Class, Community Schools, Swedish
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Zarate, Maria Estela; Pineda, Claudia G. – Teachers College Record, 2014
Background/Context: Relying largely on high school measures of home language use, the literature examining immigrant incorporation in schools provides contradictory evidence of home language effects on educational outcomes. More recent research has demonstrated that home language use is dynamic and thus it is important to examine the implications…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Language Usage, Immigrants, Family Environment
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Moorhouse, Benjamin L.; Beaumont, Andrew M. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2020
Involving parents in their children's school-based English language learning is beneficial to learners' academic achievement as well as their language and literacy development. However, involving parents can be challenging. This study reports on one teacher's use of a digital learning platform, Seesaw, with his third-grade (7 to 8 year-olds)…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Mifsud, Charles L.; Vella, Lara Ann – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2018
This article contributes to the limited research on teacher agency in early bilingual development and education. Through classroom observations and interviews, we examined the differential degrees of agency of two preschool teachers in Malta as they mediated languages in their bilingual classrooms. The teachers' background and language beliefs,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Language Attitudes, Bilingualism, Preschool Teachers
Hancock, Andy; Hancock, Jonathan – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
The Scottish Government's ambitious 1 + 2 Language Strategy has refocused attention on language education policy (LEP) and the provision for learning additional languages in Scottish schools. However, the maintenance of community languages continues to be the responsibility of minoritised parents and their complementary schools. This article…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Language Planning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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