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Swanke, Jayme; Doktor, Judy; Shrestha, Sabita; Zeman, Laura Dreuth – Teaching Education, 2013
This study examined the motivation to participate in social networks maintained by mothers who blog and raise children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The qualitative data analyzed in this study originated from a larger project that examined the perceptions, experiences, and meanings among mothers who maintained public blogs while parenting…
Descriptors: Autism, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Social Networks
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Martinez, Elizabeth; Ulanoff, Sharon H. – Teaching Education, 2013
This narrative study examines how Latino parents and teachers in the Boyle Heights/East Los Angeles community create and appropriate social capital to increase student achievement. Specifically, the study explores how parents and teachers participate in two community organizations to extend resources that have the potential to positively impact…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Social Justice, Social Capital, Social Support Groups
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Janzen, Melanie D. – Teaching Education, 2013
Theories of subjection, the discourses that both subject and constitute identity have been useful in illustrating the becoming of teacher as "always already" subjected to being teacher in particular ways, constituted by the circulating discursive norms. This paper draws on a qualitative research project to consider the fissures within…
Descriptors: Teacher Responsibility, Qualitative Research, Professional Identity, Teacher Role
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Cohen, Esther; Hoz, Ron; Kaplan, Haya – Teaching Education, 2013
This literature review presents a systematic analysis of 113 empirical studies conducted between 1996 and 2009, portraying a picture of the rationales, goals, activities, roles, and outcomes in the different practicum settings in teacher education programs. The review shows that the rationale, goals, and activities in the different practicum…
Descriptors: Practicums, Preservice Teacher Education, Literature Reviews, Teacher Education Programs
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McLean, Cheryl A.; Rowsell, Jennifer – Teaching Education, 2013
The article features a graduate literacy teacher education course that compelled students to think in terms of design and multimodality. In an effort to innovate our own literacy teacher education work, we came together to devise a course that encouraged students to adopt a design lens to their thinking, planning, and assessing of literacy…
Descriptors: Literacy, Teacher Education, Learning Processes, Multiple Literacies
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Polat, Nihat; Mahalingappa, Laura – Teaching Education, 2013
This study documents differences between pre- and in-service content area teachers' beliefs about: whether English language learners (ELLs) should be included in content area classes, the kind of instructional support (IS) they should receive, and responsibility for ELLs' language and academic achievement. Questionnaire data were collected from 94…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Content Area Reading
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Hands, Catherine – Teaching Education, 2013
Parent engagement plays an essential role in student achievement and well-being, but not all families are able to participate in their children's education. This article focuses on strategies for reaching and supporting parents who face challenges to engagement such as poverty and cultural diversity. Five district-level parent engagement projects…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Well Being, Foreign Countries, Schools of Education
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Widding, Goran – Teaching Education, 2013
Based on 30 interviews with teachers and parents conducted in a Swedish compulsory school, this article discusses the current growing body of research on home-school relations that stress the importance of parents' engagement and involvement as a key factor that influences pupils' academic performance. The focus is on gendered practices in…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Family School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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Miller, Gloria E.; Lines, Cathy; Sullivan, Erin; Hermanutz, Kirsten – Teaching Education, 2013
The present study focuses on current efforts underway in one western US state to prepare educators' for meaningful participation with families. Directors and faculty from 43 accredited Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) preparing pre-service teachers, administrators, and student support personnel were asked to complete an online survey…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty, Schools of Education, Family Involvement
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Shim, Jenna Min – Teaching Education, 2013
This study is to empirically investigate both residual and emergent factors that undergird one teacher's understanding of race, racism, and racialization as he responds to two fictional stories and one film. Informed by an assemblage of Bourdieu's concept of habitus and his sociological theory of practice, Gee's concept of primary Discourses, and…
Descriptors: Race, Racial Bias, Films, Social Attitudes
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Hargreaves, Eleanore – Teaching Education, 2013
In this paper, I explore the experiences of secondary teachers in four London schools [UK] who participated in Teacher Learning Communities, defined as meetings in which professional learning was supported as they learned about Assessment for Learning (AfL). The claim for these communities is that they lead to sustained improvements in teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Communities of Practice
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Segall, Avner; Garrett, James – Teaching Education, 2013
In light of the increasing racial diversity in American schools and the consistently homogenous teacher workforce in the United States, understanding the ways white teachers consider and attend to racial issues is of crucial importance to the educational landscape. This paper, based on a qualitative study, explores five white American teachers'…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Attitudes, Personal Narratives, Discourse Analysis
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Eren, Altay – Teaching Education, 2013
This study examined the mediating roles of prospective teachers' boredom coping strategies (i.e. cognitive-approach, behavioral-approach, cognitive-avoidance, and behavioral-avoidance strategies) in the relationships between their perceptions of instrumentality and four aspects of engagement (i.e. agentic engagement, behavioral, engagement,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Coping, Learner Engagement, Cognitive Processes
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Hayden, H. Emily; Rundell, Trisha D.; Smyntek-Gworek, Sylvia – Teaching Education, 2013
Case studies provide two views of adaptive expertise in teaching by analyzing the written reflections of teachers working in a reading clinic. David, with 20?years of experience, described adaptive judgments he made after careful description, data gathering, and analysis of students' responses that allowed him to form hypotheses and craft…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Case Studies, Adjustment (to Environment), Expertise
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Ho, Kai Fai; Tan, Preston – Teaching Education, 2013
The term "professional vision" points to the many nuanced ways professionals see. This paper traces the development of a professional vision of a researcher and a teacher looking at classroom practices. The researcher's interest was to capture and study notable aspects of the teacher's practice. Through a coding scheme, disparate…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Teachers, Coding
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