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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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Farinde-Wu, Abiola; Butler, Bettie Ray; Allen-Handy, Ayana – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Considering Black women's historic contributions and enduring legacy in education, their continual disproportionate underrepresentation in US public schools is severely problematic. The absence of Black women in many public schools nationally is disconcerting given their potential to improve school outcomes for students of Color. Despite this…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Public School Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Young, Jemimah; Easton-Brooks, Donald – Theory Into Practice, 2020
The purpose of this article was to problematize the recruitment, preparation, and retention of Black women teachers in an effort to promote awareness, research, and action. Black women teachers impact the educative and socioemotional needs of all students. However, this impact is most noticeable when Black women serve large populations of Black…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Women Faculty, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
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Lisle-Johnson, Tanisha; Kohli, Rita – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Black women educators are severely underrepresented and make up just 5% of US public school teachers. For critical Black women educators working in the hostile racial climates of schools, the ideological marginalization compounds the intersectional racial and gendered alienation they feel. In this article, we theorize the racialization critical…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, African American Teachers, Women Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education
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Milner, H. Richard, IV – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Although many Black women teachers are effective in their practices with students in predominantly White teaching spaces, they may experience troubling, unfair, unrealistic, and controlling organizational expectations that can have lasting impact on them. The author discusses 3 interrelated themes that capture challenges of Black women teachers in…
Descriptors: African American Students, Institutional Characteristics, Whites, Women Faculty
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Dillard, Cynthia B.; Neal, Amber – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Given the clarion call for culturally relevant and sustaining practices, it is often assumed that Black women have a deep well of knowledge about Black history and culture to draw from. However, given that today's Black teachers were mostly educated post-integration, they were rarely afforded accurate representations and cultural knowledge of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, African American History, African American Teachers, Cultural Awareness
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Hancock, Stephen D.; Showunmi, Victoria; Lewis, Chance – Theory Into Practice, 2020
It is evident that many Black women teachers (BWTs) are leaving the teaching profession due to mental and emotional health, professional and collegial relationships, as well as curricular and school culture. In this article, we use the story of Alicia to explore the instructional, professional, and emotional stress that many Black women teachers…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, African American Teachers, Labor Turnover, Mental Health
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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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Massey, Dixie D.; Wall, Amanda – Theory Into Practice, 2020
In this article, we consider how teacher educators can support the development of agency in teacher candidates. Using a sociocultural understanding of agency, we describe four promising practices for helping teacher candidates develop agency as individuals and as a collective. We consider helping teacher candidates develop their own professional…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Role, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Brock, Matthew E.; Schaefer, John M.; Seaman, Rachel L. – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Supporting agency can be complex and challenging, especially when teaching students with severe disabilities (i.e., students with intellectual disability, autism, and/or multiple disabilities who are eligible for their state's alternate assessment). In this article, we compare Bandura's model of agency with constructs from the severe disabilities…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Severe Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, Student Empowerment
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