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Tuters, Stephanie – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
This article explores teachers' reasons for engaging in equity work. Although multiple bodies of literature discuss teaching for equity from different perspectives, little empirical data exists about what informs or motivates people to teach for equity. This study aims to help fill that gap in existing research with the purpose of informing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Teacher Attitudes, Justice
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Burm, Sarah; Burleigh, Dawn – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
Identifying as non-Indigenous, we are often left considering our positionality and identity in Indigenous education, how we have come to be invested in this area of research, and what we see as our contribution. In conversation with one another, we realized we choose to share certain stories and not others about our experiences working in…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Ethnography, Teacher Educators, Teacher Educator Education
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Kotsopoulos, Donna; Zambrzycka, Joanna; Makosz, Samantha; Asdrubolini, Emma; Babic, Jovana; Best, Olivia; Bines, Tara; Cook, Samantha; Farrell, Natalie; Gisondi, Victoria; Scott, Meghan; Siderius, Christina; Smith, Dyoni – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
Visual-spatial ability is important for mathematics learning but also for future STEM participation. Some studies report children with dyslexia have superior visual-spatial skills and other studies report a deficit. We sought to further explore the relationship between children formally identified as having dyslexia and visual-spatial ability.…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Spatial Ability, Visual Perception, Educational Diagnosis
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Demir, Yusuf; Özmen, Kemal Sinan – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
Commonly defined as L2 teachers' responses to learners' erroneous utterances, oral corrective feedback (OCF) is an interactional classroom phenomenon which frequently occurs in foreign language classes and has gained growing momentum in SLA research in recent years. However, how OCF preferences of English teachers vary in terms of their…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Error Correction, English (Second Language), Classroom Techniques
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Warner, Connor Kirwan; Hallman, Heidi L. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
This article argues that prospective teachers who have the most productive experiences within pre-student teaching field experiences are those whose field sites allow them to become members of communities of practice, the conditions of which, according to Wenger (1998) include joint enterprise, mutual engagement, and shared repertoire. Employing…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Practicums, Content Analysis, Interviews
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Bernauer, James A.; Bernauer, Mary Pat; Bernauer, Patrick J. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore how perceptions of remembered instances of teacher caring in K-College impacted the motivation of a college student. Implications for teacher preparation programs and educational research were then drawn from these perceptions. The first part of the title "A Family Affair" stems from the fact that…
Descriptors: Caring, Teacher Student Relationship, Empathy, Early Experience
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Liggett, Robert Scott – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
Today's society places a lot of pressure on schools, teachers, and students to improve test scores. This paper discusses the possibility of using mathematical manipulatives to improve student test scores and students' attitudes towards mathematics. Forty-three Grade 2 students with age ranges between six and eight from a rural town in Saskatchewan…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Elementary School Mathematics, Manipulative Materials, Control Groups
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Ferguson, Kristen; Mang, Colin; Frost, Lorraine – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
In this paper, we explore how the frequency of utilization of social supports is related to teacher demographics, stress factors, job satisfaction, career intent, career commitment, and the perception of a stigma attached to teacher stress. Using data from self-report questionnaires (N = 264) from teachers in northern Ontario, we found that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Stress Variables
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Cooper, Afua – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
This essay explores the vulnerability of enslaved African Canadian Black women by examining the death of Diana Bastian, an enslaved Black teenager who in 1792 was raped by George More, a member of the Governing Council of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Though Bastian begged for assistance during the resultant pregnancy, More denied her such aid and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Slavery, Death, Females
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Dénommé-Welch, Spy; Rowsell, Jennifer – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
This paper engages some of the philosophical and epistemological underpinnings of silence, and its implications for teaching and learning both within and beyond educational settings. In this exploration, the authors draw on self-reflexive observations, woven throughout the paper as a series of vignettes, to explore questions of silence and its…
Descriptors: Auditory Stimuli, Epistemology, Reflection, Vignettes
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Jauk, Daniela – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
This article focuses on the experiences and strategies of members of Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) who strive to bridge the worlds of social activism and academia. It concerns the International Committee's work at the United Nations (UN), specifically at the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting. It builds on…
Descriptors: Feminism, Scholarship, Activism, Sociology
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Rose, Barbara – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
There are many natural links between academic work and activism that can be used for social justice and equity, but remain underdeveloped in higher education. Using the concept of liminality and the inclusion of personal voice that is central in Scholarly Personal Narrative methodology, this article explores academic activism in multiple ways.…
Descriptors: Barriers, Activism, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Gambone, Mollie A. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
Providing justice-oriented professional development for progressive educators has historically been a site of tension. To address this, The Progressive Education Network (PEN), the leading professional organization of progressive educators in the United States, brought together over 800 educators for its 2015 National Conference, titled…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Faculty Development, Progressive Education, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Morvan, Jhonel A. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
Schools, as social systems, may knowingly or unintentionally perpetuate inequities through unchallenged oppressive systems. This paper focuses on mathematics as a subject area in school practices in which inequities seem to be considered normal. Issues of racism and racialization in the discipline of mathematics are predominantly lived through the…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Mathematics Education, Equal Education, Difficulty Level
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Phillips, Ron S. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2016
In January 2016, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal released its decision regarding the provision of Child and Family Services to First Nations living on reserves and the Yukon. The Tribunal found that the government of Canada had discriminated against First Nations children on the basis of their race. Many of the arguments made by the government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Canada Natives, American Indian Education
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