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Caldas, Blanca – Teaching Education, 2018
This paper explores the potential use of drama-based pedagogical tools to prepare future bilingual teachers to respond to the need for advocacy inside and outside the classroom. Using their lived experiences and class material, 20 Mexican-American/Latinx bilingual pre-service teachers performed real-life narratives of conflict experienced by local…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mexican Americans, Hispanic American Students, Preservice Teacher Education
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Brown, Sally – Teaching Education, 2016
This article documents an extended Mexican family's social practices surrounding literacy as they engage with bilingual children's literature in a unique context that draws from both home and school without the pressures of curriculum mandates. The research is situated within the southeastern United States where English-dominant practices permeate…
Descriptors: Literacy, Literacy Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Education
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Colon-Muniz, Anaida; SooHoo, Suzanne; Brignoni, Evangelina – Teaching Education, 2010
The study explores the impact of a course taught abroad, with the objective of preparing globally minded intercultural educators proficient in second language and culture pedagogy for English learners. The findings suggest that the course content is more powerful when teacher candidates experience cultural and linguistic immersion simultaneously.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Program Evaluation, Bilingual Education
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Kleinsasser, Robert C. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2013
The article reviews twelve of 79 articles focusing on language teachers, language(s) teacher education, teaching, and learning published in "Teaching and Teacher Education" since 1985. The twelve articles, divided into three sections, include narrative inquiry and identity, teacher education topics, and contexts. The articles provide local and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Bilingual Education, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Reyhner, Jon – Teaching Education, 1991
Current teacher education programs do not provide appropriate knowledge for teaching minority students. The article focuses on American Indian students as an example. It discusses the value of using students' home language and culture at school, particularly in the early years, and stresses the value of responsive teaching methods. (SM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
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Carger, Chris Liska – Teaching Education, 1993
A Caucasian teacher reflects on her experiences over the years of being part of and then teaching within diverse student populations, explaining what it feels like to be white in a world so worried about, yet so often unfair to, people of color. (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Black Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Morton, Tom – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2012
This article examines a science teacher's use of and reflections on classroom talk in teaching a unit on genetics on a bilingual education programme. Constructivist, sociocultural and discursive psychological perspectives on conceptual change and classroom talk are reviewed. Data are drawn from three sources: preactive interview, video-recording…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Constructivism (Learning), Discussion, Classroom Communication
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Nocus, Isabelle; Guimard, Philippe; Vernaudon, Jacques; Paia, Mirose; Cosnefroy, Olivier; Florin, Agnes – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2012
The research examines the effects of a bilingual pedagogical program (French/Tahitian) on the acquisition of oral and written French as well as the Tahitian language itself in primary schools in French Polynesia. 125 children divided into an experimental group (partially schooled in Tahitian for 300 min per week) and a control group (schooled in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Grade 1
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Moin, Victor; Breitkopf, Anna; Schwartz, Mila – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2011
The article focuses on bilingual kindergartens in Germany and Israel offering education in both host (German or Hebrew) and immigrant (Russian) languages. The main questions are how teachers of bilingual kindergartens understand and explain the organizational and pedagogical principles of the kindergartens and how they negotiate home and host…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Policy, Educational Principles
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Merisuo-Storm, Tuula – Teaching & Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2007
The study investigated the effects of bilingual teaching on the development of children's literacy skills and attitudes towards language learning. In the bilingual classes 20% of the instruction was given in English. Pupils' literacy skills in the bilingual classes were significantly better than in the monolingual classes. When observing pupils…
Descriptors: Grade 1, School Readiness, Monolingualism, Bilingualism
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Hale, Aileen; Snow-Gerono, Jennifer; Morales, Fernanda – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2008
This article presents a study of the effects of creating a bridge between the narrative and ethnographic methods and writing processes as a means to more effectively educate teachers of culturally diverse learners. Ten teacher participants from a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) degree program in Bilingual Education at a university in the northwestern…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Ethnography, Writing Processes, Research Methodology
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Ray, Juliet M. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2008
While there is evidence that the dual language model has the potential to raise the academic achievement of English language learners (ELLs), the policies mandated through the No Child Left Behind Act do not support maintenance of the student's heritage language which is an integral part of the model. Using symbolic interactionism as a framework,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Second Language Learning, Educational Policy, English (Second Language)
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Ellis, Nancy E. – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1990
Relationships are explored between elementary school teachers' (N=13) collaborative interactions and implementation of a complex instructional program ("Finding Out/Descubrimiento") in science and mathematics developed for bilingual classrooms. Findings revealed an association between frequency of teacher collaboration and quality of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Collegiality, Cooperation, Elementary Education
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Kyratzis, Amy; Green, Judith – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1997
Examines joint construction of narratives in the classroom, presenting narratives from two ethnographic studies. The preschool narratives illustrate how peer culture, friendship patterns, and identity are socially constituted through discourse. Fifth grade narratives illustrate ways in which students view their bilingual class community as jointly…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Environment, Constructivism (Learning), Discourse Analysis
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Cazden, Courtney B. – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1990
Differential treatment, unequal participation of children in classroom lessons, and research documenting differential treatment of first-year Maori students are discussed. A description is given of an in-service intervention with New Zealand teachers involving changes in the setting events in which teachers and students interact around beginning…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Cultural Differences