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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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Smith, Cathryn A.; Moura, Gustavo – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
In September of 2020, seven school divisions in Western Manitoba developed a remote learning program to support medically fragile families whose children could not return to classrooms. The coalition of these school divisions, known as the Westman Consortia Partnership (WCP), needed to investigate what beliefs, practices, and strategies were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Education, Home Instruction, Rural Areas
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Stroud Stasel, Rebecca – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has jolted educational organizations and their stakeholders. Mobility between countries is a requisite feature at international schools, with students and educators shifting between home, host, and intermediary countries. Stakeholders are diverse in international schools, representing transcultural interests, giving rise to…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, International Schools, Foreign Workers
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Buelvas, Danielle – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
At the time of writing, New York City high schools had been working remotely for a year, with educators facing some great challenges. Working remotely marked a significant difference in the way we teach and the way our students learn. Classroom spaces were no longer room numbers on doors; they were virtual meeting room numbers on platforms like…
Descriptors: High School Students, Urban Schools, Distance Education, Language Arts
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Brydon-Miller, Mary; Hicks-Hawkins, Rebecca; Johnson, Michele; Jones, Victoria M.; Wade, Carrie; Woolridge, EricaR. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
The unique affordances of Action Research, including flexibility, playfulness, accessibility, and a focus on practical problem solving provided crucial strategies for generating knowledge and developing solutions to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The move to online research settings, in particular, required action researchers to…
Descriptors: Affordances, Action Research, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Gallagher-Brett, Angela; Lechner, Christine – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This paper reports on the experiences of the authors teaching action research workshops as professional development for language teachers in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic. It describes work carried out for Action Research Communities for Language Teachers, which is funded under the Training and Consultancies programme of the European Centre…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Action Research, Teacher Researchers
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Maya Daniel – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This article chronicles the experience of an action researcher who was conducting a study in a post-secondary setting when COVID-19 swept across the globe and interrupted the research. The researcher set out to understand the aspects that promote and increase student investment in the classroom, and what she could do to positively impact student…
Descriptors: Researchers, Action Research, Experience, COVID-19
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Carol Rees; Hannah Allen; Morgan Whitehouse; Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham; Michelle Harrison; Elizabeth DeVries; Grady Sjokvist; Christine Miller – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This paper is a report on a year-long action research project with a Community of Inquiry where a group of teachers from across primary, secondary, and tertiary contexts were developing and implementing student-centered, curiosity-driven, inquiry-based science projects to bridge face-to-face and online learning contexts and support their students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Inquiry, Science Instruction, Student Projects
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Baker, Sarita; Lin, Ching-Chiu – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
Many Canadian immigrant seniors living independently in Canada face unique challenges such as language barriers, adjusting to a new culture, and isolation from friends and family. Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic these issues have become more complicated. This article explores a form of arts-based research (ABR) as an inquiry into ways…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Immigrants, Action Research
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Call-Cummings, Meagan; Hauber-Ozer, Melissa; Rowell, Lonnie; Ross, Karen – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2020
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, we explore the perceived roles of action research networks during times of crisis and then consider our own experiences grappling with our responsibilities as members of the Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) in highlighting and building solidarity through its Knowledge Democracy…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Research, COVID-19, Pandemics