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Jensen, Bryant; Thompson, Gregory A. – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Some argue that supporting minoritized students' "academic language" (AL) development fosters equity in education. Others contend that AL is hegemonic, and that attempts to teach it perpetuate inequities across racial, ethnic, social class, immigrant, and related sociocultural and linguistic student differences. In this article, we frame…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Metalinguistics
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Bailey, Alison L. – Theory Into Practice, 2020
This article addresses the importance of supporting specific language practices of emergent bilingual students in classroom settings that are tied to the development of disciplinary knowledge. The author focuses on explanatory talk support in teaching by contingent responding and encouraging children to make meaning of mathematics concepts and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Language Usage, Bilingual Students, Mathematical Concepts
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Moore, Jason; Schleppegrell, Mary – Theory Into Practice, 2020
In this article, we show how close attention to language throughout a socio-scientific investigation supports upper elementary Arabic-speaking students to learn English while participating in valued disciplinary practices in science. Engagement in reading and writing with a focus on language also enables them to bring critical perspectives to the…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Elementary School Students, Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing
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Baker-Bell, April – Theory Into Practice, 2020
In this article, the author historicizes the argument about Black Language in the classroom to contextualize the contemporary linguistic inequities that Black students experience in English Language Arts (ELA) classroom. Next, the author describes "anti-black linguistic racism" and interrogates the notion of academic language. Following…
Descriptors: English, Language Arts, English Teachers, Academic Language
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Martínez, Ramón Antonio; Mejía, Alexander Feliciano – Theory Into Practice, 2020
The definitions of "academic language" available to teachers and teacher educators often invoke generalized assumptions about the supposed gap between complex, discipline-specific forms of language and the everyday language of Latina/o/x students. In this article, we advance an alternative hypothesis -- that Latina/o/x students boast…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Hispanic American Students, Academic Language, Linguistic Theory
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Spycher, Pamela; Girard, Vanessa; Moua, Bao – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Among the many approaches proposed for closing opportunity and achievement gaps is supporting student's academic language development. Often, however, instructional approaches that are more familiar to teachers, such as helping students learn new vocabulary, are prioritized over more complex and less familiar explorations into disciplinary…
Descriptors: Hmong People, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary School Students, Literacy Education
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Flores, Nelson – Theory Into Practice, 2020
In this article, I argue that academic language is a raciolinguistic ideology that frames racialized students as linguistically deficient and in need of remediation. I propose language architecture as an alternative framing of language that can serve as a point of entry for resisting these raciolinguistic ideologies in both research and practice.…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Ideology, Race, Linguistics
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Warriner, Doris S.; Fredricks, Daisy E.; Duran, Chatwara Suwannamai – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Although there is now a good deal of research on whether, when, and how to teach Academic Language (AL), we still have a limited understanding of the various ways and reasons we might teach AL to refugee-background students enrolled in U.S. schools--and how to do so without devaluing their existing repertoires, resources, and lived experiences. A…
Descriptors: Refugees, Academic Language, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Kibler, Amanda K.; Palacios, Natalia; Paulick, Judy; Hill, Tatiana – Theory Into Practice, 2020
This article synthesizes multiple studies that we have conducted on language and literacy practices among Latinx siblings at home, and identifies implications for teaching. Examples from micro-ethnographic discourse analyses provide rich vignettes of sibling interactions within Mexican and Central American immigrant households to illustrate how…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Family Environment, Siblings, Hispanic Americans
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Reeve, Johnmarshall; Shin, Stephanie H. – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Agentic engagement represents students' constructive contribution into the flow of instruction they receive, as students express their interests and offer their input. It is a purposive, proactive, and reciprocal type of engagement that is integral to promoting important student outcomes (e.g., learning, achievement), but its essential purpose is…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Participation, Personal Autonomy, Teacher Role
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Cavagnetto, Andy R.; Hand, Brian; Premo, Joshua – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Science education reforms seek to increase student inquiry, peer collaboration, and making student thinking visible in order to better support science learning. Yet each of these ingredients assumes that students will choose to actively participate in various classroom activities. This article highlights key considerations to support agency -- or…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Science Education, Active Learning, Student Participation
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Hatt, Beth; Urrieta, Luis – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Identity and agency are key to understanding student learning within classroom contexts. Utilizing figured worlds and local contentious practices as analytical frameworks, identity and agency are theorized as cultural practices that occur as part of the learning process in schools. Specifically, this article discusses self-authorship and the…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Mexican Americans, United States History, Hispanic American Students
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Vaughn, Margaret – Theory Into Practice, 2020
In this article, research tracing the historical progression of agency within recent educational reforms and empirical research from a variety of classrooms (geographic regions and grade levels) is discussed to document the power of agency across contexts. This article aims to propose a collaborative way of thinking about student agency from…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Motivation, Power Structure
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Brown, Raymond – Theory Into Practice, 2020
A question that confronts teachers of mathematics is how best to establish in their classrooms a space where students can participate more fully in the curriculum. This article explores the development of agency in the school mathematics classroom. Using data from a variety of classroom contexts, this article employs sociocultural constructs of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Personal Autonomy, Mathematics Teachers
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Campano, Gerald; Ghiso, María Paula; Badaki, Oreoluwa; Kannan, Chloe – Theory Into Practice, 2020
In this article, we highlight the affordances of agency that is not merely individual, but rather emerges in and through collectivities. We take up these issues within the context of our own work in the field of sociocultural perspectives on literacy and through the methodological vantage point of community-based and participatory research. First,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Collectivism, Participatory Research, Community Involvement
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