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Coyle, Do – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article considers an alternative way of conceptualizing integrated learning through an ecological lens. Against rapidly changing global landscapes, the complexities of contextual variables have led to different interpretations of CLIL, which raise constant questions about the nature of its pedagogic and linguistic demands and the quality of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Language of Instruction, Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods
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O'Dowd, Robert – Theory Into Practice, 2018
In content and language integrated learning (CLIL) contexts, online communication technologies have great potential for supporting the development of students' foreign language skills and intercultural competence, and for increasing understanding of subject matter. One effective way of engaging CLIL students in motivating and innovative online…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction, Course Content, Second Language Instruction
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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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Ball, Phil – Theory Into Practice, 2018
One of the greatest hurdles facing CLIL implementation involves materials provision and design. In this approach to multilingual education, materials can be incorporated from authentic sources, but in practice they tend to be adaptations of existing materials, or originals designed to fit the needs of CLIL learners across the diversity of CLIL…
Descriptors: Material Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content
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Díaz Pérez, Wendy; Fields, Donna Lee; Marsh, David – Theory Into Practice, 2018
The continued emergence of content and language integrated learning (CLIL) is linked to how it creates, adopts, and leads to the design of innovative didactic processes. In systems, theory emergence occurs when features of smaller entities are brought together through interaction to form a larger ecosystem, one that acquires qualities not readily…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Innovation, Barriers
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Madrid, Daniel; Pérez Cañado, María Luisa – Theory Into Practice, 2018
With content and language integrated learning (CLIL) programs being increasingly introduced in mainstream education, the onus is now on catering to diversity and on ensuring CLIL enhances content and language learning in over- and underachievers alike. This is no mean feat, particularly considering that strong claims have been made for the lack of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction, Course Content
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Lancaster, Nina Karen – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) has had such an exponential and rapid uptake across Europe that the adequacy of its grassroots implementation in certain contexts has sometimes been called into question. Concerns for a rough-and-ready realisation of CLIL due to insufficient teacher training, theoretical grounding, and practical…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Course Content, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Pavón Vázquez, Víctor – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Bilingual education programs are considered to be powerful tools used to foster the development of foreign languages, especially when focusing on language development. In Europe, the adoption of the approach known as content and language integrated learning (CLIL) has spread rapidly as one of the models that best fit the necessities of both…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content, Teaching Methods
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Pérez Cañado, María Luisa – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article focuses on a key issue for the sustainability of bilingual education: teacher training for content and language integrated learning (CLIL). It begins by canvassing the main innovations affecting teacher training within the current CLIL panorama in terms of the CLIL teacher training profile and the interesting evolution that research…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Course Content, Second Language Learning, Educational Innovation
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San Isidro, Xabier – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Content and language integrated learning (CLIL) implementation has become the cornerstone of educational change all around Europe, building on a reconceptualization of language learning, as well as an innovative remodelling of pedagogical perspectives. In a foreign-language-mediated CLIL scenario, different aspects of teaching and learning are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Course Content, Multilingualism
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Crocco, Margaret Smith – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article is a pedagogical case study reflecting on the "Teaching the Levees" curriculum (Crocco, 2007), written in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and in tandem with the Spike Lee film, "When the Levees Broke" (2006). Over 30,000 copies of the curriculum, underwritten by the Rockefeller Foundation, were distributed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum, Natural Disasters, Social Studies
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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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Conklin, Hilary G. – Theory Into Practice, 2018
In this article, I consider what Noddings' ideas about the critical lessons schools should teach might suggest for social education and critical thinking at the middle school level. Giving particular consideration to Noddings' calls to engage young people in self-understanding and allow students to pursue their interests, this article explores how…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Student Interests
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Brooks, Laurie – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article explores the ways in which the quantitative and qualitative tools used by risk managers can help students think critically about issues. In particular, it identifies some of the quantitative skills used for risk assessment that can be taught and used in mathematics and science classes. It also examines the qualitative knowledge of…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Critical Thinking, Moral Issues, Ethical Instruction
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Jacobs, Benjamin M. – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Drawing on Noddings' work on religion and education (1993), moral education (2002), and citizenship education (2005\, 2015), this article contemplates how educators both in public schools and parochial Jewish schools might teach students to care about critical issues confronting the Jewish community historically and contemporarily. Its premise is…
Descriptors: Jews, Caring, Religious Education, Ethical Instruction
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