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Westensko, Arla; Moyer-Packenham, Patricia S.; Child, Barbara – Journal of Education, 2017
This study describes 3 years of mathematics intervention research examining the effectiveness of a summer individualized tutoring program for rising fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students with low mathematics achievement. Based on an iceberg model of learning, an instructional framework was developed that identified and targeted students'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Program Effectiveness, Summer Programs
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DeBay, Dennis J. – Journal of Education, 2017
The introduction of real-world, meaningful tasks in mathematics classrooms promises to create opportunities for enhancing students' learning through active engagement with mathematical ideas; however, researchers have given little consideration to the contexts in which urban high-school students live. The case study of three students reported in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Urban Schools, Case Studies, Social Justice
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Baggett, Hannah Carson; Simmons, Crystal G. – Journal of Education, 2017
This qualitative case study explored how two White teacher candidates understood and conceptualized racial profiling in the wake of Trayvon Martin's murder. The teacher candidates were interviewed about their experiences with profiling in educational contexts. One participant conceptualized racial profiling as intrinsic to her understanding of the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Whites, Racial Attitudes
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Zhang-Wu, Qianqian – Journal of Education, 2017
As a result of increases in immigration, more students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are entering K-12 classrooms in the United States. Thus, the need to study the education of diverse learners is intensified. Drawing upon semi-structured interviews, observations, and informal conversations, this case study examined how a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4, Urban Teaching, Public School Teachers
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Brakoniecki, Aaron; Shah, Fahmil – Journal of Education, 2017
The research reported in this article explored the methods by which concept maps served as formative assessment by capturing changes in the ways preservice mathematics teachers represented their understanding of algebra. The participants were enrolled in a course on high school algebra for teachers and created the maps on the first and last day of…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Formative Evaluation
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Forzani, Elena; Leu, Donald J. – Journal of Education, 2017
In this joint reflection, the authors discuss the nature of literacy in relation to "New Literacies: A Dual-Level Theory of the Changing Nature of Literacy, Instruction, and Assessment" (Leu, Kinzer, Coiro, Castek, & Henry, 2013), a chapter reprinted in this issue of the "Journal of Education." They reflect on the meaning…
Descriptors: Literacy, Educational Theories, Educational Research, Literacy Education
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Pavlak, Christina M.; Hodgson-Drysdale, Tracy – Journal of Education, 2017
The writing achievement of English learners (ELs) is often lower than that of other subgroups (Fry, 2007, 2008). To address this gap, a partnership was formed between university faculty and doctoral students and educators at an urban PK-8 school with a majority EL population. Using Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) as a guide, the team…
Descriptors: Grade 6, English Language Learners, Language Arts, Writing Achievement
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Shepherd, Dan; Devers, Christopher – Journal of Education, 2017
Relatively little research has been conducted on the professional satisfaction of principals with recently hired beginning teachers. This study surveyed principals to learn their perspectives on these new teachers in relation to National Board Standards. Data were gathered using an online survey of 423 principals throughout the state of Indiana…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Principals, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness
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Rimbey, Michelle; McKeown, Margaret; Beck, Isabel; Sandora, Cheryl – Journal of Education, 2016
This descriptive study explored how teachers implemented interactive practices during vocabulary instruction after participating in a professional development initiative comprised of an initial workshop to provide an overview of vocabulary research and instruction, opportunities for teachers to receive targeted feedback on audiotaped classroom…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Reading Instruction, Professional Development, Educational Practices
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Hopewell, Susan; Butvilofsky, Sandra; Escamilla, Kathy – Journal of Education, 2016
In this article the authors propose that biliteracy is a more challenging and rigorous form of literacy than the English-only orientation of the Common Core State Standards. Because learning to read and write in two languages differs from learning to read and write in one, they argue that biliteracy requires its own pedagogies, methodologies, and…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Holistic Approach, Multiple Literacies, Bilingual Education
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Brugar, Kristy A. – Journal of Education, 2016
This mixed methods study explored students' learning following an intervention unit, which focused on discipline-specific practices in elementary social studies/history. The research questions were: To what extent does students' learning in social studies/history change following their participation in a unit emphasizing disciplinary-specific…
Descriptors: Social Studies, History Instruction, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Schoenfeld, Alan H.; Lewis, Katherine E. – Journal of Education, 2016
Viewed one way, Alan Schoenfeld's main lines of research and Katherine E. Lewis's dissertation have almost nothing in common. Schoenfeld work has focused on understanding mathematical thinking and teaching, while Lewis' work has focused on mathematical learning disabilities. Viewed another way, there are strong overlaps and strong parallels. In…
Descriptors: Researchers, Self Concept, Scholarship, Professional Identity
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Richter, Elizabeth – Journal of Education, 2016
In this article an elementary literacy specialist reflects on the use of multigenre, multimodal texts to support the teaching of poetry. She explores the synergy between poetry and related informational, visual, and auditory texts to afford deeper insights into the poem and the poet, in this instance, the poem, "The Negro Speaks of…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Poetry, Poets, Middle School Students
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Higgins, Michael; Lieberman, Amy M. – Journal of Education, 2016
Deaf children have traditionally been perceived and educated as a special needs population. Over the past several decades, many factors have converged to enable a shift in perspective to one in which deaf children are viewed as a cultural and linguistic minority, and the education of deaf children is approached from a bilingual framework. This…
Descriptors: Deafness, Student Needs, Language Minorities, Cultural Differences
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Wagner, Christopher J. – Journal of Education, 2016
Although young dual language students (DLLs) learn to write and use language expressively in ways that differ from monolingual English speakers, these differences are rarely addressed in curricula and instruction. In particular, despite a recent shift in attention to how identities shape literacy practices and motivations, common frameworks for…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Expressive Language, Bilingualism
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