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Schlein, Candace – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Research at the intersection of teaching, teacher education, and international school settings predominantly examines pre-service educators' placements in host countries from a critical stance. Moreover, novice teachers who begin their educator professional development in intercultural situations display many parallels to those of pre-service…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, International Schools, Preservice Teachers, Student Placement
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Muhammad, Gholnecsar E.; Dunmeyer, Adrian; Starks, Francheska D.; Sealey-Ruiz, Yolanda – Theory Into Practice, 2020
At a time when schools are destroying the minds and spirits of Black and Brown students, as educators, we must work differently to make sure our children's souls are not claimed by those who refuse to acknowledge their brilliance. The purpose of this essay is to explore the educational activism and scholarship of three Black women educators in an…
Descriptors: Educational History, African American Teachers, Women Faculty, Educational Theories
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Alfaro, Cristina – Theory Into Practice, 2019
Due to the preK-12 student growth, the exponential growth of dual-language programs, and the gentrification of dual-language education, the need for critically conscious dual-language teachers is undeniably vital today. Institutions of higher education, in particular colleges of education, find themselves at the center of a transformative era, in…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators
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Siqueira, Domingos Sávio Pimentel; Landau, Julia; Paraná, Raul Albuquerque – Theory Into Practice, 2018
After an exponential uptake in Europe over the past 2 decades, content and language integrated learning (CLIL) is being increasingly adopted in South American countries, where it has been "embraced quickly and enthusiastically by stakeholders" (Lasagabaster & Doiz, 2016, p. 1). Although valuable lessons can be learned from the…
Descriptors: Course Content, Interdisciplinary Approach, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Thornton, Stephen J. – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Nel Noddings has presented a distinctive view of education that is relational in outlook. Although all of her writing holds implications for social education broadly construed, a subset of it addresses the school subject of social studies directly. This article mainly concerns what Noddings has said and implied about chief constructs of the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Caring, Social Studies
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Fenton, Patrice; Ocasio-Stoutenburg, Lydia; Harry, Beth – Theory Into Practice, 2017
This article explores the difference between parental involvement, where parents' activity levels at school are primarily structured by schools, and parental engagement, where parents have a more active voice in how they take part in what goes on in schools. This difference is underscored as a means of illuminating ways of addressing the issue of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Role, Racial Bias
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Kozleski, Elizabeth B.; Handy, Tamara – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Engaging teacher education as cultural work positions teacher educators and pre-service teachers as cultural workers. Cultural workers foreground the cultural complexities of their situated experiences while aiming to produce cultures that transform prevailing inequalities and injustices in public education. Doctoral students are also cultural…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Doctoral Programs, Change Agents, Culturally Relevant Education
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Hoffman, James V.; Duffy, Gerald G. – Theory Into Practice, 2016
In this article, we explore the roots of thoughtfully adaptive teaching in reflection. Drawing on the conceptual work of Dewey and Schon, we examine reflective practice in teaching as a tool for resistance against institutional pressures to standardize teaching practices. We describe 2 programs of research related to this topic. One program of…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teaching Methods, Reflection, Classroom Techniques
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Chang, Benjamin – Theory Into Practice, 2015
Influenced by Third World Liberation social movements in the United States and abroad, this article applies a serve-the-people concept to service-learning in education. Rooted in pedagogies more traditionally associated with ethnic studies and community organizing, and informed by sociocultural and critical frameworks in education, this article…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Teacher Education, Service Learning, Community Change
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Yoon, Jina; Bauman, Sheri – Theory Into Practice, 2014
To complete this special issue on theoretical bases for antibullying efforts in schools, we focus in this article on the importance of teachers and other educators in the ecology of schools. First, we present evidence that teachers are not perceived to be effective at intervening when bullying occurs. Then, using a social motivational lens, we…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Intervention, Teacher Education
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Teo, Tang Wee; Ke, Kaijie Justin – Theory Into Practice, 2014
As former and current STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) school teachers in Singapore, we explore the challenges we both experienced while teaching at different STEM schools. Through this article, we make a case for the teacher preparation programs locally and around the world to give more attention to a changing education…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, STEM Education, Science Instruction, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Bissaker, Kerry – Theory Into Practice, 2014
The Australian Science and Mathematics School (ASMS) is a purpose-built innovative senior secondary school situated on the grounds of Flinders University, South Australia. The school was established to address declining enrollments in senior secondary mathematics and science, students' negative attitudes, a shortage of qualified science,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Teacher Education
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Hamann, Edmund T.; Reeves, Jenelle – Theory Into Practice, 2013
Different worldviews, different histories of induction into teaching, presumed differences in responsibilities, and different emphases in preservice and in-service preparation have all long contributed to enduring schisms that keep general education (or mainstream) teachers and English language support faculty from coordinating and finding common…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Teacher Attitudes, Second Language Learning
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de Jong, Ester J.; Harper, Candace A.; Coady, Maria R. – Theory Into Practice, 2013
The placement of English language learners (ELLs) in mainstream classrooms raises important questions about the preparation of mainstream teachers to work with ELLs. Grounded by the conviction that well-prepared teachers can make a difference in student learning, and informed by current views on teacher learning and by teacher preparation…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Expertise
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Short, Deborah – Theory Into Practice, 2013
This article provides guidelines for programs to deliver and sustain effective professional development on sheltered instruction to teachers who teach content to English learners. Many content area teachers have not had university coursework on second-language acquisition or the integration of language and content instruction in teacher…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Teacher Education
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