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Fecho, Bob; Collier, Nicole D.; Friese, Elizabeth E. G.; Wilson, Amy Alexandra – English Education, 2010
English teachers and educators of English teachers should work within rather than against the tensions present in their classrooms. For us, nothing could be more key. Until university teacher educators construct and enact classrooms that embrace the dialogical tensions and possibilities within those settings, new and veteran teachers in the…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators, English Instruction
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Perrillo, Jonna – English Education, 2010
Teacher-written editorial columns in local newspapers can challenge the broad, simplistic conceptions of the profession that have been encouraged by contemporary politics and that obscure the real work of teachers. The publication of such columns written by a diverse group of teachers in the West Texas Writing Project has proved an important tool…
Descriptors: News Media, Faculty Development, Teachers, Writing (Composition)
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Vetter, Amy – English Education, 2010
This 5-month qualitative study investigates how one high school English teacher situated students as readers and writers within daily, spontaneous classroom interactions. Specifically, the author draws on positioning theory (van Langenhove & Harre, 1999) as a lens to analyze how the teacher navigated improvised responses during three separate…
Descriptors: High School Students, English Instruction, Classroom Communication, Reading
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McGraner, Kristin L.; Robbins, Daniel – English Education, 2010
Although many research questions in English education demand the use of qualitative methods, this paper will briefly explore how English education researchers and doctoral students may use statistics and quantitative methods to inform, complement, and/or deepen their inquiries. First, the authors will provide a general overview of the survey areas…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis
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Rojas, Mary Alexandra – English Education, 2010
The term "Latino" in this paper adopts a U.S. definition to refer to those persons born/living in the United States who are of Latin American ancestry. U.S. Latino literature is defined as literature that is originally composed mostly in English, but not exclusively, by authors of U.S. Latino background. Selections of Latino literature…
Descriptors: English Curriculum, High Schools, Textbooks, Anthologies
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Tremmel, Robert – English Education, 2010
English teacher educators' commitment to Deweyan progressivism has cost them in recent years. It has contributed to their being pushed to the margins when it comes to serious, top-level discussions about the direction of American education. This essay reexamines the case for progressivism and its relevance as an element of CEE's ongoing effort to…
Descriptors: English Teacher Education, English Teachers, Teacher Educators, Educational Philosophy
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Myers, Jamie; Eberfors, Fredrik – English Education, 2010
This article examines the construction of an intercultural critical literacy practice in a Web-based discussion forum as one way to globalize interpretive practices within the English classroom. English education students in the United States and Sweden discussed a short story over a period of three weeks. The analysis of the students' postings…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Foreign Countries, Values, English Instruction
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Milner, Joseph O. – English Education, 2010
Joseph O. Milner explores a narrowing of differences between English teacher educators and classroom teachers. Using North Carolina as a national barometer for his action research, Milner cites the shifting attitudes of classroom teachers toward the shared values of English teacher educators, and he opens the door for similar research projects in…
Descriptors: Action Research, English Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Educators
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Soter, Anna O.; Wilkinson, Ian A. G.; Connors, Sean P.; Murphy, P. Karen; Shen, Vincent Fu-Yuan – English Education, 2010
Through their study of classroom talk about and around literary text, the authors discovered that their application of Rosenblatt's (1938/1995, 1978) "aesthetic" stance to elementary (primarily Grades 4-6) students' affective responses to literary text uniformly lacked the simultaneous articulation of "the real impact between the…
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), Classroom Communication, Reader Text Relationship, Grade 4
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Bieler, Deborah – English Education, 2010
This study examined the complexities of mentoring discourse and agentive teacher preparation. I argue that such an examination is necessary to better prepare student teachers to engage agentively with the powerful status quo in schools. I begin by discussing the intersections of current thinking about mentoring and dialogue, and I describe how…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Mentors, Discourse Analysis
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Portes, Pedro; Smagorinsky, Peter – English Education, 2010
Portes and Smagorinsky examine the degree to which stable schools and authoritarian instruction accommodate the needs of learners exhibiting difference, with special attention to Spanish-speaking English Language Learners in a Southern setting. They find that the influx of immigrant students in Southern schools lays bare the normative…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Special Needs Students, Second Language Learning, Immigrants
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Bailey, Nancy M. – English Education, 2009
Framed in theories of new literacies, this article presents the story of Carol, a ninth-grade English teacher, who constructed lessons around semiotic analysis and constructivist learning in multimodal formats as an integral part of her instruction. Her students constructed identities as more competent, literate beings through guided participation…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), English Teachers, English Instruction, Semiotics
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Whitney, Anne Elrod – English Education, 2009
The notion that "teachers of writing must also write" has been pervasive since the 1970s. But "what" should they write? In the National Writing Project (NWP), a professional network focused on the improvement of writing instruction and featuring summer institutes in which teachers engage in writing of their own as well as demonstrations of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Creative Writing, Writing Teachers, Writing Instruction
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Beck, Sarah W. – English Education, 2009
Finding a way to integrate authentic learning experiences and explicit instruction is essential if teachers are to adapt to the current policy environment while at the same time acknowledging the rights of students to determine their own goals for literacy learning. Toward this end, the author presents a case study of one student's development as…
Descriptors: Standard Spoken Usage, High Stakes Tests, Essays, Literacy
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Whitney, Anne – English Education, 2009
Intrigued by the paths by which K-12 classroom teachers come to publish articles about their work, Anne Whitney undertook a project to clarify the extent and character of contributions classroom teachers have made to three journals that have become the standard-bearers for scholarship directly applicable to language arts classrooms: "Language…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, English Teachers, Authors, Periodicals
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