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Anderson-Levitt, Kathryn, Ed.; Rockwell, Elsie, Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2017
Crossing borders to compare ethnographic research across the Americas is difficult but imperative. In this volume, the editors and authors demonstrate what education researchers can learn by comparing ethnographic studies of similar problems conducted by scholars from Latin America on the one hand and from "North America" (the United…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Educational Research, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Banks, James A., Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2017
This groundbreaking book describes theory, research, and practice that can be used in civic education courses and programs to help students from marginalized and minoritized groups in nations around the world attain a sense of structural integration and political efficacy within their nation-states, develop civic participation skills, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Migration, Civics, Disadvantaged
Resnick, Lauren B., Ed.; Zurawsky, Chris, Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2007
Demand for students with a solid foundation in science continues to grow. Also important, science education needs to ready citizens who do not pursue careers in science to handle dilemmas they will face in their lives, such as selecting treatments for diseases, evaluating messages about climate change, or using new technologies. Instruction that…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Teacher Role, Investigations, Educational Strategies
Zurawsky, Chris – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2006
From preschool parents to Pentagon chiefs, people are calling for more foreign language instruction. Factors driving the demand include China's economic growth, which has prompted the College Board to add Chinese to its list of Advanced Placement tests. Meanwhile, President George W. Bush, citing national security concerns, has called for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Languages, Teaching Methods, Advanced Placement