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Frankel, Katherine K.; Pearson, P. David – Journal of Education, 2013
In this joint reflection two of the contributors to this issue of the "Journal of Education" consider the processes and practices that led to the publication of their respective pieces. Since one of the authors, Katherine Frankel, was a doctoral advisee of the other, David Pearson, they also reflect on the mentoring practices they shared…
Descriptors: Reflection, Researchers, Research Reports, Faculty Publishing
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Sommerfeld, Amanda K.; Bowen, Paul – Journal of Education, 2013
Bachelor's degree attainment has become essential for U.S. labor market participation. However, degree attainment is differentially accessible across racial and economic lines. One explanation of degree disparities is that urban students often lack the social and cultural capital needed to succeed in higher education institutions. This article…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Urban Youth, Success, College Readiness
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Koehler, Mathew J.; Mishra, Punya; Cain, William – Journal of Education, 2013
This paper describes TPACK, technological pedagogical content knowledge (originally TPCK), a teacher knowledge framework for technology integration that builds on Lee S. Shulman's construct of pedagogical content knowledge to include technology knowledge. The paper begins with a brief introduction to the complex, ill-structured nature of teaching.…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Competence, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Competencies
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Mecoli, Storey – Journal of Education, 2013
Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Lee S. Shulman's theoretical framework, has had a substantial influence on research in preservice teacher education, and consequently, schools of education. This review builds from Grossman's case studies that concluded that beginning teachers provided with excellent teacher education developed more substantial PCK…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Case Studies, Beginning Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Matthews, Mary Elizabeth – Journal of Education, 2013
This literature review examines the models, theories, and research in mathematics education that are informed by Lee S. Shulman's construct, Pedagogical Content Knowledge. The application of the concept differs in nature and volume across levels of schooling. The research includes substantial work at the elementary level, fewer studies at the…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Models, Theories, Educational Research
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Carney, Michelle; Indrisano, Roselmina – Journal of Education, 2013
This review reports selected literature on theory, research, and practice in disciplinary literacy, primarily reading. The authors consider the ways this literature can be viewed through the lens of Lee S. Shulman's theory of Pedagogical Content Knowledge, which includes: subject matter content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Literacy, Literature Reviews, Educational Theories
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Jiménez, Laura M.; McIlhagga, Kristen K. A. – Journal of Education, 2013
The authors discuss strategic selection of literature for children and young adults based on the characteristics of written text and images as teachers and parents choose books for classroom and home settings. The topic is approached from two stances/lenses: (1) the cognitive processes used while reading and the ways different genres, topics, and…
Descriptors: Reading Material Selection, Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature, Children
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Frankel, Katherine K. – Journal of Education, 2013
At the end of the twentieth century, genre theorists and practitioners debated the possibility of explicitly teaching genres in classrooms. Though the debate is decades old, it continues to be relevant to contemporary discussions about literacy instruction because it addresses questions about how to provide all students with access to genres of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Theories, Literacy Education
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Lapp, Diane; Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy – Journal of Education, 2012
Survey methods were employed to learn more about teachers' attitudes toward graphic novels and how graphic novels are used in their classrooms. Questions explored participants' attitudes and actual classroom use. The survey research sought to determine if teachers are open to using graphic novels and the extent of their willingness to do so.…
Descriptors: Novels, Picture Books, Literary Genres, Teacher Attitudes
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Meshoulam, David; Lantos, Steve – Journal of Education, 2012
A teacher and his mentor reflect on learning and teaching in secondary education and the enduring influence of an effective mentoring relationship.
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Mentors, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
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de Corte, Erik – Journal of Education, 2012
In today's learning society, education must focus on fostering adaptive competence (AC) defined as the ability to apply knowledge and skills flexibly in different contexts. In this article, four major types of learning are discussed--constructive, self-regulated, situated, and collaborative--in relation to what students must learn in order to…
Descriptors: Competence, Adjustment (to Environment), Student Adjustment, Learning Processes
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Gaynor, Alan Kibbe – Journal of Education, 2012
Computer simulation analysis illustrated the thesis that the typical American public school is structured to reinforce students' entry characteristics so that after twelve years, students who entered in kindergarten or first grade with high "readiness" perform academically better-than-average, while students who entered with low…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Readiness, Academic Achievement, Educational Change
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Cervetti, Gina N.; Tilson, Jennifer L.; Castek, Jill; Bravo, Marco A.; Trainin, Guy – Journal of Education, 2012
This study traces the development of a vocabulary measure designed to assess multiple types of word knowledge. The assessment, which was administered in conjunction with a science unit about weather and the water cycle for third-and-fourth graders, included items for six knowledge types--recognition, definition, classification/example, context,…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Word Recognition, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Chita-Tegmark, Meia; Gravel, Jenna W.; Serpa, Maria de Lourdes B.; Domings, Yvonne; Rose, David H. – Journal of Education, 2012
This article describes the mechanism through which cultural variability is a source of learning differences. The authors argue that the Universal Design for Learning can be extended to capture the way learning is influenced by cultural variability, and show how the UDL framework might be used to create a curriculum that is responsive to this…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Student Diversity, Cultural Differences
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Cowin, Kathleen M.; Cohen, Leonora M.; Ciechanowski, Kathryn M.; Orozco, Richard A. – Journal of Education, 2012
This qualitative self-study focused on the mentoring experiences of three junior faculty members and their mentor. Using portraiture as the methodology, we created dialogic word "portraits" to illustrate our mentoring processes based on retrospective reviews of emails, discussion transcriptions, and free-writes. The portraits were…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Mentors, Teacher Collaboration, Power Structure
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