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Kozak, Donna L.; Schnellert, Leyton M. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
Critical participatory action researchers (CPAR) (Kemmis et al., 2014; Ledwith & Springett, 2014) created conditions for 25 parents and teachers to join as co-researchers in this research study. Together, they co-created a hybrid discursive third space (Gee, 1996; Gutierrez, 2008) that invited alignment of their respective funds of knowledge…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Family School Relationship
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Horn-Olivito, Heidi; Martinovic, Dragana; Winney, Kelly – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
In this paper, we document elementary school teachers' attitudinal and pedagogical changes during the rapid move from brick-and-mortar to virtual schooling initiated by the COVID-19 pandemic. We administered four online surveys (in September and October 2020, and in March and June 2021) to determine teachers' perceived challenges and successes in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, School Closing
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Fuchs, Travis T.; Jellema, Elysia – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This collaborative action research project documents the exploration and student learning outcomes of COVID-19 socioscientific issue-based lessons. Analysis of student interviews, surveys, and work, combined with classroom observations, revealed that COVID-19 socioscientific issue-based lessons improved students' conceptual understanding of the…
Descriptors: Science and Society, COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change
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Lauren Hill – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This research reflects on my collaboration with an Indigenous hoop dancer to respond to the Calls to Action from the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The research engages the Anishinaabeg seven sacred teachings and critical decolonizing pedagogy as theoretical frameworks and qualitative inquiry as methodology.…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Canada Natives, Cooperation
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Laidlaw, Jordan – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
Using an action research methodology, I conducted a self-study to improve my capacity to implement creative music pedagogies with Grade 4 and 5 students (N = 43) in a school on the Canadian prairies. Data sources included: field notes, student assessments, video recordings, debriefing sessions, small group conversations, and surveys. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 5, Music Education, Creative Teaching
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Burke, Joan; Chaseling, Marilyn – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
This paper reports on a four-year study where campus leaders used collaborative inquiry twinned with generative dialogue to facilitate teacher growth in order to improve the teaching and learning of reading in a school where reading results were already strong. The paper contributes to the school improvement literature by capturing the two main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Reading Teachers
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Sharma, Manu – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2020
This study examines an action research project that included four kindergarten teachers who taught in the first year of the Ontario's mandated full day kindergarten (FDK) program, which began in September 2016. This action research project focused on the teachers' concerns about the constant unsafe violence, bullying and disruptive behaviour that…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Self Control, Foreign Countries, School Schedules
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Robinson, Evan Throop – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2018
To develop the mathematical discourse of an elementary classroom, I designed an action research project around an intervention of Open Space Technology (OST). Guided by the theoretical perspective of complexity thinking, OST principles created a 'space' or a new structure for learning, where participants self-organized according to interests and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Intervention, Teacher Researchers
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San Antonio, Donna M. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2018
Research has shown that social and emotional learning (SEL) can benefit students in affective, interpersonal, communicative, and academic realms. However, teachers integrating SEL face a variety of logistical, pedagogical, and skill development challenges, including how to effectively facilitate classroom conversations on social justice and…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Skill Development, College School Cooperation
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McNamara, Lauren; Walker, Meaghan – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2018
This qualitative report is part of a larger action research study on a topic that is often overlooked in school improvement efforts: Recess and its influence on children's social interactions and developmental trajectories. We introduced The Recess Project into seven lower-socioeconomic elementary schools in southern Ontario. Our intention for…
Descriptors: Recess Breaks, Elementary School Students, Low Income Students, Program Effectiveness
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Casler-Failing, Shelli L. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2018
An action research case study was conducted to investigate the effects of incorporating LEGO robotics into a seventh-grade mathematics curriculum focused on the development of proportional reasoning through the lens of Social Constructivist Theory. This research, which was part of a larger study, reports the findings when LEGO EV3 robots were…
Descriptors: Robotics, Mathematics Instruction, Action Research, Toys
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Briscoe, Patricia – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2017
This action research reports on a three-year collaborative learning process among three teachers. We used current literature and a critical reflection framework to understand why our teaching approaches were not resulting in increased student learning. This allowed us to examine our previously unrecognized and uninterrupted--and often,…
Descriptors: Reflection, Action Research, Inquiry, Models
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Peterson, Shelly Stagg; Horton, Laura; Restoule, Jean Paul – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2016
In this paper we propose that collaborative action research values, goals and practices have much in common with guiding principles for conducting research with educators and community members in First Nation, Inuit and Metis communities, as outlined in the Task Force on Aboriginal Languages and Cultures on Aboriginal Languages and Cultures'…
Descriptors: Action Research, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Educational Research
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D'addato, Teresa; Miller, Libbi R. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2016
The objective of this action research project was to better understand the impact of flipped learning on fourth grade math students in a socioeconomically disadvantaged setting. A flipped instructional model was implemented with the group of students enrolled in the researcher's class. Data was collected in the form of classroom observations,…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Homework, Technology Uses in Education
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Ping, Wang – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2015
A common problem for Chinese teacher trainers is coping with a passive class with silent trainee learners, when trainees tend to be unresponsive and avoid interactions with the trainer. This is especially true when a trainer seeks interactions in the process of training, such as asking questions to the class as a whole or expecting at least one…
Descriptors: Action Research, Trainees, Student Participation, Learner Engagement
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