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McConn, Matthew L. – Research in the Schools, 2019
Research shows that pre-service teachers face traditional approaches to teaching literature in their student teaching placements that contrast with the progressive strategies covered in their graduate education programs. This article describes 4 teacher candidates' (TCs') contrasting assumptions about the teaching of literature in secondary…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods, Literature, Lesson Plans
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van Ingen, Sarah; Davis, Jeni; Arndt, Katie – Research in the Schools, 2018
In the context of elementary education that, we argue that the use of integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) lessons is synergistic with engagement in culturally responsive teaching (CRT). Instead of conceptualizing STEM and CRT as distinct approaches to teaching, we argue that they can be understood as intertwined and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary School Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods
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Pinnell, Margaret; Franco, M. Suzanne; Petry, Leanne; Mian, Ahsan; Doudican, Brett; Srinivasan, Raghavan – Research in the Schools, 2018
Due to the shortage in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce, it is imperative to inspire K12 students to pursue STEM disciplines. Materials and advanced manufacturing (M&AM), an important industry for the U.S. economy, requires a STEM knowledgeable workforce. To address the shortage while increasing awareness…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Faculty Development, Manufacturing, Industry
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Hughes, Joan E.; Ko, Yujung; Boklage, Audrey – Research in the Schools, 2017
Few studies of iPad-supported teaching have been set in secondary school STEM contexts, and there is limited examination of teacher practice. This study examined how STEM teachers' pedagogical practices took shape when participating in a secondary-level innovation to use iPads to support critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Briggs, Laura Clark; Kim, Jwa K. – Research in the Schools, 2017
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have recommended that students increase reading of expository texts in order to be successful in both the university setting and in the workplace. Yet, frequently, the demands of expository text involve prior knowledge that might be limited for students of low socioeconomic status (SES). In this study, we…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Expository Writing, Reading Processes, Reading Comprehension
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Ramlo, Susan – Research in the Schools, 2015
Flipped classrooms are a relatively new teaching strategy where the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed. Although flipped classrooms are gaining popularity, evaluations of this type of pedagogical model are limited. The purpose of this study was to investigate student views related to the effectiveness of a flipped…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, College Freshmen, Nonmajors
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Kallemeyn, Leanne; Schiazza, Daniela; Ryan, Ann Marie; Peters, Julie; Johnson, Crystal – Research in the Schools, 2013
Understanding how to engage history teachers in effective professional development, rooted in pedagogical content knowledge (PCK), is critical with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. In this study, we utilized Grant and Gradwell's (2010) notion of ambitious teachers, which built upon Shulman's (1986) concept of PCK, to…
Descriptors: United States History, History Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Faculty Development
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Steeg, Susanna M.; Costley, Kristin; Engelman, Karin; Gonzalez, Denise; Knutson, Victoria; Maroni, Kathy – Research in the Schools, 2013
Educational contexts that support the complexity of in-service teacher learning around the purposeful use of technology are scarce. This qualitative case study describes a Literacy Enrichment Camp offered for traditionally marginalized elementary-aged children. Within camp, 5 teachers and 1 instructor prioritized their own and students'…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Inquiry
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Dalton, Bridget; Smith, Blaine E. – Research in the Schools, 2012
This study examined teachers' literacy and technology integration in their design of Internet-based lessons for Grade 1-6 students using a tool that scaffolds the design process to focus on Internet resources and reading strategies. Twenty-six teachers' lessons on a public database were analyzed for design orientation, goals, curricular…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Internet, Technology Integration, Inferences
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Christ, Thomas W.; Elmetaher, Hosam – Research in the Schools, 2012
Teaching mixed methods and action research to graduate students has great advantages but also poses interesting challenges. The purpose of this article is to make transparent the process by which a mixed methods research instructor helped inform a student-researcher of the limitations in a pilot study that was compromised by methodology, including…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Mixed Methods Research, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Nesmith, Suzanne M. – Research in the Schools, 2011
Reflection is considered a vital tool in shaping and informing preservice teachers' understanding of teaching and learning, especially in the context of field-based experiences. In this qualitative study, the field experience reflective journals of 2 groups of elementary education preservice teachers provided data to determine the influence of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Reflection
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Taboada, A.; Kidd, J. K.; Tonks, S. M. – Research in the Schools, 2010
In this study, we explored 3 Grade 4 English Language Learners' (ELLs) perceptions of teacher autonomy-supporting practices in literacy instruction in science. The support of autonomy in literacy classes is central to students' internal motivation for reading. Given that many ELLs are at risk for reading failure, understanding autonomous learning…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Reading Difficulties, Literacy Education, Reading Failure
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Cruz, Andrea; Brown, Michelle S. – Research in the Schools, 2010
The impact of the accountability system on perceptions and practices of elementary teachers in South Texas was examined. A mixed methods approach was utilized in this descriptive study. Participants were randomly selected and included 192 educators from 12 campuses, from various districts. Teachers stated that they experienced a great deal of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Richards, Jennifer; Skolits, Gary – Research in the Schools, 2009
Adolescents learn best when actively engaged with the content; yet, many teachers rely on passive learning strategies in their classrooms. This study investigated teacher (n = 6) use and adoption of an active learning instructional strategy (Role, Audience, Format, Topic). The study purposes were to: (a) determine how and to what extent teachers…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Educational Change, Active Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Gregg, Madeleine; Sekeres, Diane Carver – Research in the Schools, 2008
Biofunctional cognitive theory describes learning as a dynamic cycle of reflection between the brain, which coordinates contributions from multiple biological sources, and the mind, which selects and organizes them into wholethemes. The children in the lead author's third-grade class participated in a study of how the theory supported learning in…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, At Risk Students, Grade 3, Epistemology
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