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Hrenko, Kelly A.; Stairs, Andrea J. – Across the Disciplines, 2012
This research has begun to examine how teachers in Maine meaningfully infuse art and Native American epistemologies through visual arts and writing across curricula to enhance student learning and engagement. Teachers explored a perceived new space of pedagogical possibility within visual arts and American Indian curricula as cross-disciplinary…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Teaching, Teaching Methods, Visual Arts
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McClellan, Michael; Myelle-Watson, Dawn; Peters, Brad; Spears, Debora; Wellen, David – Across the Disciplines, 2012
To teach science writing effectively, scholars encourage combining writing to learn with applications of the science writing heuristic. How teachers learn to do so remains under-examined. This essay follows a cohort of ninth-grade science teachers who collaborated in a project to develop, test, and revise such a combination of writing prompts for…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Science Education, Grade 9, Science Teachers
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Juzwik, Mary M. – Across the Disciplines, 2004
Mary M. Juzwik draws on a grounded study to propose a hybrid theory of classroom genres that builds on Bauman's conceptualization of the "dialogization of genres." This perspective foregrounds Bakhtin's earlier and more literary work, while backgrounding Bakhtin's later, more social scientific perspectives on genre. In particular, Juzwik…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Language Styles, Death, European History