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Landay, Eileen; Heath, Shirley Brice – Theory Into Practice, 2021
Schools, community organizations, and major cultural entities can address educational inequities by engaging parents and children in arts processes, projects, and performances. Three cases featuring work in the arts show promise in contributing to the positive academic and social development of learners across the socio-economic spectrum. Learning…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Family School Relationship, School Community Relationship, Art Activities
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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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Walsh, Daniel – Theory Into Practice, 2018
In this article, I present the ways in which youth participatory action research (YPAR) provides opportunities for academically rigorous and culturally sustaining pedagogy for immigrant high school students learning English. In a course sponsored by the City University of New York's College Now program, I introduced students to the principles of…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Culturally Relevant Education, Immigrants
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Mendenhall, Mary; Bartlett, Lesley – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article examines students' experiences as resettled refugee and asylee students in international schools in New York City. Specifically, it looks at how teachers and school leaders provide critical academic and extracurricular support to facilitate students' adjustment to academic environments that differ markedly from those compared in their…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Refugees, Qualitative Research, Student Adjustment
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Aldana, Ursula S.; Martinez, Danny C. – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Drawing on 3 years of observational, survey, and interview data, this article highlights the importance of communities of practice (Lave & Wenger, 1991) for school staff members supporting Spanish-speaking, newcomer students in large, comprehensive high schools that often lack the resources to directly support this population. We highlight how…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Spanish Speaking, Faculty Development, Interviews
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Miller, Angela D.; Murdock, Tamera B.; Grotewiel, Morgan M. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Although research shows that higher-achieving students report engaging in cheating behaviors less frequently than lower-achieving students, the cheating rates among this population are still startling. Certain aspects of the context of being a high-achieving student support academic dishonesty. We investigate integrity among the highest achievers…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, High Achievement, Student Behavior
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Anderman, Eric M.; Koenka, Alison C. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Academic cheating occurs frequently in schools. Cheating is a deliberative act, in that students make a conscious decision to engage in academic dishonesty. Students' achievement goals, which are malleable, often guide the ways that students make such decisions. Educators can incorporate various instructional practices and support academic…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Cheating, Student Behavior, Goal Orientation
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Wilson-Lopez, Amy; Strong, Kristin; Sias, Christina – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Globally, many people spend most of their time interacting with the products of engineering design as they wear clothes, drink clean water, use transportation systems, and more. Given the omnipresence of engineering design, whose material results are felt daily in people's lives, it seems especially important that students learn to recognize and…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Engineering Education, High School Students, Design
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Herro, Danielle – Theory Into Practice, 2015
Because traditional schools struggle to effectively understand, implement, and sustain digital learning initiatives, innovating with digital media in classrooms is a difficult endeavor. Practitioners need examples to better understand conditions necessary to move forward with digital media and learning (DML) in schools. This article provides…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Talaue, Frederick Toralballa – Theory Into Practice, 2014
Like most developing countries in the world, there is a huge gap in opportunities to access quality science education between students from the high- and low-socioeconomic strata of Philippine society. In establishing its own science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) high school, despite limited public funding in 1964, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Access to Education, Socioeconomic Background
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Faircloth, Beverly S.; Miller, Samuel D. – Theory Into Practice, 2011
Harnessing insights from Brophy's (1999, 2008, 2010) notion of scaffolding students' appreciation of learning, this article tackles challenges to student engagement, especially among reluctant students, by exploring two classroom settings in which students' valuing of school content and activities supported their engagement and achievement. The…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Class Activities, Learning Activities, Student Motivation
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Johnson, Angela Beumer – Theory Into Practice, 2011
Young adult literature (YAL) is one of the most engaging and effective tools to promote the goal of lifelong literacy for middle and high school students. This article addresses the stakes of exploring--or failing to explore--common perceptions and misperceptions of YAL. Readers' lives as family members, consumers, and students play roles in their…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Preservice Teachers, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Slater, Tammy; Mohan, Bernard – Theory Into Practice, 2010
Cooperation between English as a second or other language (ESOL) and content-area teachers, often difficult to achieve, is hard to assess linguistically in a revealing way. This article employs register analysis (which is different from, but complementary to, genre analysis) in a Systemic Functional Linguistic perspective to show how an ESOL…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Cooperation, Science Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Gregory, Anne; Cornell, Dewey – Theory Into Practice, 2009
The authors contend that zero tolerance discipline policies are inconsistent with adolescent developmental needs for authoritative, as distinguished from authoritarian, discipline. Previous research has applied the notion of authoritative parenting to teaching styles in classrooms, and a similar model of authoritative discipline can guide…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Discipline, School Support, Zero Tolerance Policy
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Schussler, Deborah L. – Theory Into Practice, 2009
This article explores how teachers manage classrooms to facilitate the intellectual engagement of disengaged students. The author proposes that teachers create an environment conducive to intellectual engagement when students perceive: (a) that there are opportunities for them to succeed, (b) that flexible avenues exist through which learning can…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learner Engagement, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research
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