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Shea, Mary; Cole, Ardith – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
This article describes a study conducted with four Kindergarten teachers and students. The researchers were the building's literacy specialist/reading teacher and a college professor teaching pre-service teachers on site at the school. This was a naturally evolving teacher research study generated from questions raised as children demonstrated…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Reading Programs, Prevention, Reading Failure
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White, William L. – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
The author exposes the subtext on which education and particularly curriculum making is based by focusing on the notion that the professoriate has been marginalized within curriculum planning by an educational hegemony that utilizes the sorting and classification mechanisms present in education to co-opt the development of educational plans.
Descriptors: College Faculty, Curriculum Development, Cultural Influences, Educational History
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Hole, George T. – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
Books about leadership are dangerous to readers who fantasize about being leaders or apply leadership ideas as if they were proven formulas. As an antidote, I offer an experimental framework in which any leadership-management model can be tested to gain experiential understanding of the model. As a result one can gain reality-based insights about…
Descriptors: Leadership, Models, Experiments, Experience
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Svetelj, Tony – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
Within a multi-cultural and multi-religious society, exposed to the challenges of globalization, a traditional understanding of humanism offers insufficient frameworks for an adequate comprehension of human agency, its flourishing and search for meaning. The process of globalization continuously shakes the pedagogical assumptions and principles of…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Global Approach, Humanism, Cultural Awareness
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Means, Alexander – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
This essay critiques the ideological assertions of corporate school reform and discusses how these logics perpetuate failure in urban education. Drawing on theories of neoliberal urbanism, the right to the city, and the commons, the essay argues that educational researchers and advocates need to reframe the values of urban education in line with a…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Neoliberalism, Urban Education, Democratic Values
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Monaghan, Christine E.; Hartmann, Gennifre – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
This autoethnographic case study examines the ways in which high school students and teachers' behaviors, values, and attitudes were transformed during their participation on a semester-long study abroad program in Central America. The study found that an integrative pedagogical approach in which place-based content was paired with place-based…
Descriptors: High School Students, Study Abroad, Ethnography, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Shea, Mary; Shea, Brian – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2013
This article presents rationale for an enhanced inquiry approach to science education that authentically integrates content knowledge and application skills in a middle school science curriculum. Such pedagogy ensures students' attainment of national and state standards for learning science and multiple literacies (e.g. language arts and…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Grade 4, Middle School Students
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Hallman, Heidi; Adam, Amy Rousselo – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2013
In this article, a teacher educator and a first-year teacher identify the role that genre, in a rhetorical sense, plays in reflective practice. As reflection in teacher education has been criticized for its potential to reinforce prior attitudes and dispositions within pre-service and beginning teachers, we see how meta-knowledge of genre is…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Reflective Teaching, Diaries, Teacher Educators
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Hanson, Matthew – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2013
Every continuing education unit must be at the forefront of the technology boom in order to remain attractive to students and best prepare them for the work force. Unfortunately, there is a significant cost associated with technological advancement sparking the debate over who should foot the bill for innovations. This article applies the Higher…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Advancement, Costs
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Kreutter, Cheryl; Hinchman, Kathleen; Beier, Clara; Shea, Mary; Ceprano, Maria; Tynan, Elizabeth; Harting-McChesney, Jan – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2013
Teacher educators are engaged in a perpetual quest to squeeze as much as possible into preparation of new classroom literacy teachers. In response to increasing demands for preparing future teachers for modern classrooms, seven teacher educators tackled the question of what constitutes a manageable body of early literacy content in preservice…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Literacy Education, Barriers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Ceprano, Maria A.; Chicola, Nancy A. – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2012
This paper describes how 20 pre-service teachers enrolled in two social studies methods courses at Buffalo State College worked collaboratively to produce a Cross-cultural Literacy Fair at an urban-based elementary school. The participatory activities created for the event were provided in conjunction with a community after-school program and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Studies, Methods Courses, Literacy Education
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Honchell, Barbara; Schulz, Melissa – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2012
This article explores Shared Reading as an instructional approach that mimics home reading experiences in a group setting for young children. The article includes information about how to use enlarged text as the teacher provides experiences with books that first focus on the meaning and enjoyment of the story and then shifts to how print works…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Cummins, Sean; Streiff, Melissa; Ceprano, Maria – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2012
The academic landscape has been changing over the last several years bringing with it an emphasis on high stakes testing. Studies conducted over the past several years that have shown the success of the Question-Answer-Relationships (QAR) strategy in helping students develop their comprehension skill. This study looks at the effects of the QAR…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Grade 4, Reading Strategies
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Page, Steven; Jenks, Charles – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2012
This is a qualitative study that was conducted to gain a better understanding of the experiences of professors in Colleges of Education who were former K-12 teachers. The study presents the responses of eighty-nine professors from across the United States. Coding based on the university setting (national, large regional, small regional) in which…
Descriptors: Career Change, Qualitative Research, Teacher Educators, Teachers
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Longhurst, Jesse Moon – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2012
Place-based education has received significant attention in recent years. This article briefly surveys common place-based education models and then argues for a more place-focused English language arts classroom in secondary schools where rural and regional literature is often absent from the curricula. The author posits that teacher-education…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Language Arts, Rural Areas, Novels
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