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McCarthey, Sarah J.; Woodard, Rebecca – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
The qualitative study shows how 20 teachers from 4 districts in the same state enacted mandated school-wide writing curricula. Analyses of the observations and interviews revealed that 4 teachers were faithfully following the district-adopted curriculum, 4 rejected it, and 12 teachers adapted the curriculum to meet their students' needs. The…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Writing Instruction, Faculty Development, Curriculum Development
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Williams, Wendy R. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Spoken word poetry is an art form that involves poetry writing and performance. Past research on spoken word has described the benefits for poets and looked at its use in pre-service teacher education; however, research is needed to understand how to assist in-service teachers in using this art form. During the 2016-2017 school year, 15 teachers…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Poetry, Popular Culture, Teaching Experience
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Tarp, Gertrud – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
The case study is an attempt to understand how students experience intercultural classroom communication and what kind of competence they need to cope in intercultural classroom communication. The context is a supplementary course in English for university enrolment in Denmark. It is a multinational student body and all the students have finished…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Intercultural Communication, Classroom Communication, Questionnaires
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Huang, Xiaoxia; Cribbs, Jennifer – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study examined mathematics and science teachers' perceptions and use of four types of examples, including typical textbook examples (standard worked examples) and erroneous worked examples in the written form as well as mastery modelling examples and peer modelling examples involving the verbalization of the problem-solving process. Data…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Teachers, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Yeh, Chun-Chun – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
The teacher-student writing conference has long been recognized as being able to provide personalized instruction and contribute to learners' writing development. However, teachers often find it time-consuming to conference with individual students on a regular basis. Conferencing with pairs of students, therefore, may become a more pragmatic…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Writing (Composition), Individual Instruction, Writing Instruction
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Rogers, Rebecca; Mosley Wetzel, Melissa; O'Daniels, Katherine – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
Critical literacy requires an exploration of privilege and social justice. This includes an exploration of power and action in one's "inner" and "outer" lives. This qualitative case study illustrates the ways in which Jonah, a preservice teacher, navigates social practices and actions in his roles as a student, activist, and…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Preservice Teachers
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Moses, Lindsey – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This article provides findings about how the construction of literacy practices mediated the positive identity development of first-grade bilinguals in an inquiry-based setting over an academic year. Utilizing a sociocultural approach and a Positive Discourse Analysis lens, the researcher reports findings from an exemplary primary classroom that…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Grade 1, Active Learning, Inquiry
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Damianidou, Eleni; Phtiaka, Helen – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
Based on the results of a large-scale study regarding the role of secondary education teachers, we tried to develop an emancipatory teaching programme within the framework of a critical pedagogy of empathy. This teaching strategy is a three-stage process, during which a constant teacher-student interaction, attentive listening and interchange of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Critical Theory, Empathy, Teacher Role
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Zembylas, Michalinos; Charalambous, Constadina; Charalambous, Panayiota – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This paper describes a qualitative study that explored the understandings of human rights, pedagogical perspectives and practices in human rights teaching of three Greek-Cypriot elementary teachers. The study revealed some significant challenges in human rights teaching that seemed to be common for all three participating teachers. First, all of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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Bjørgen, Anne Mette; Erstad, Ola – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This article directs attention to how young students make sense of the connections and disconnections of digital practices between school and leisure. By using New Literacy Studies as a frame of reference, we study how students' conceptions of digital literacies and their positional identities are defined across school and home. In contrast to…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Use, Children
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Nelson, Mark Evan; Johnson, Neil H. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
In this article, we describe a programme of qualitative research and interpretive analysis around an approach to foreign language pedagogy that aimed to develop learners' symbolic competence through experience with and examination of the signs in acts of communication. Learners were presented with the problem of visually representing the abstract…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Creative Thinking, Semiotics
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Bridges, Susan; emerald, elke – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
In 1998, the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region began a large-scale project to import qualified, experienced native-speaking teachers of English into Hong Kong secondary schools. The Native-speaking English Teacher (NET) scheme later expanded to include Hong Kong primary schools. Currently, teachers from around the world are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Aguirre, Julia M.; Zavala, Maria del Rosario – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
In the United States, there is a need for pedagogical tools that help teachers develop essential pedagogical content knowledge and practices to meet the mathematical education needs of a growing culturally and linguistically diverse student population. In this article, we introduce an innovative lesson analysis tool that focuses on integrating…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Faculty Development
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Bass, Michelle B.; Halverson, Erica R. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
In this article, the authors unpack a first-year college seminar where students explored digital representations of self-afforded pedagogies of possibility for traditionally marginalized student populations, specifically students of colour and first-generation college goers. An artefact analysis model is used to trace the relationship between the…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, First Year Seminars, Minority Group Students, First Generation College Students
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Iddings, Ana Christina DaSilva; Rose, Brian Christopher – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This study draws on the application of sociocultural theory to second-language learning and teaching to examine the impact of a design-based research approach on teacher development and literacy instruction to English-language learners (ELLs). Design-based research methodology was employed to derive theoretical suppositions relating to the process…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Educational Practices, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction