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Davis, Dannielle Joy; Davis-Maye, Denise; Thomas, Chippewa M.; Seals, Cheryl; Alfred, Dorienna M.; Tripp, Lucretia Octavia; King-Jupiter, Kimberly L.; Lovett, Garnetta Laverne – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2011
This work introduces a model of university outreach in rural communities which promotes increasing post-secondary options for rural dwelling African American youth. KEMET (Knowledge and Excellence in Mathematics, Equilibrium, and Technology) Academy is a comprehensive academic enrichment program targeting African American students enrolled in…
Descriptors: African American Students, Rural Youth, Enrichment Activities, Rural Areas
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Davis, Danne E. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2009
Demographic trends suggest that most Latino and Black schoolchildren attending city schools will have White classroom teachers. Consequently, the potential for cultural mismatches may impede meaningful teaching. In response, many teacher educators mull over approaches to prepare student teachers to effectively instruct all schoolchildren,…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Multicultural Education, Teacher Education Programs, Interaction
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Arslan, Hasan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2009
The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of elementary school teachers about the sensitiveness of principals, teachers, and curriculum on multicultural education. Education provides the transmission and the advancement of its culture while it is developing and enhancing the common values, the integrity and the progress of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Values, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Policy
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Shahjahan, Riyad Ahmed – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2008
While much has been written on teaching equity and social justice issues in the higher education classroom from a faculty perspective, there exists scant literature on these issues from the perspective of graduate Teaching Assistants (TAs). In this paper, a TA of a research intensive university, using a variety of sources of evidence, analyzes his…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Assistants, Social Justice, Teaching Experience
Eryaman, Mustafa Yunus – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The author situates this paper within ongoing debates in related areas such as reflective practice, critical pedagogy, practical wisdom and critical theory. First, the author identifies some of the problems in the present notions of reflective teaching and progressive teacher education. The analyzes and compares the traditional-technical and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Reflective Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education
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Taylor, Monica; Otinsky, Gennifer – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
As we strive to help pre-service teachers understand both why and how to teach for social justice, we face the challenge of making whole language teaching less abstract and intangible. Frequently pre-service teachers understand the principles of teaching for social justice but have no sense of how to infuse them into their teaching. They accept…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Education Courses
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Hussein, Jeylan Wolyie – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The paper emerged out of my own and my colleagues' growing discontent with the traditional, ill-organized and unproductive way of evaluating the one-month-teaching practice of student teachers of English Language Teaching (ELT) at Haramaya University. It advances the argument that student teacher evaluation systems should be restructured to…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Mentors, Student Teacher Evaluation
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Kitagawa, Mary M.; Kitagawa, Chisato – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
Seikatsu tsuzurikata is a grassroots movement in Japan that has many parallels to the whole language movement, but it developed completely independently, beginning in the late 1920s. Our research into this movement was conducted in 1984 and described in Kitagawa and Kitagawa (1987). We are now updating our earlier research. Seikatsu tsuzurikata is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Progressive Education, Whole Language Approach
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Shaughnessy, Michael F. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
Some of the wide range of thoughtful topics discussed in this interview with Peter McLaren include: (1) The top five points that McLaren tried to make in his book, "Capitalists and Conquerors: A Critical Pedagogy Against Empire"; (2) McLaren's thoughts on what he thinks the George Bush legend will be; (3) What led McLaren to ask,…
Descriptors: Interviews, Critical Theory, World Views, Presidents
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Gabbard, David – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
In this article David Gabbard describes his first meeting with McLaren and his wife in 1989. Gabbard notes that although he had read some of McLaren's work, particularly some of his early collaborations with Henry Giroux, who had helped bring McLaren to Miami from Canada, no amount of reading, could have prepared him for meeting McLaren…
Descriptors: Reflection, Authors, Democracy, Role of Education
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Yuexiang, Chen; Hongfang, Zhou – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
In this article, the authors explore the life history and home education of Lu Wei, a top student in the 2004 Guangdong Province College entrance examination. The authors argue that the following issues of Lu's home education played an important role in Lu's success: emphasis and nurture of intellectual development in the early years of life,…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Case Studies, Biographies, College Entrance Examinations
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Leong, Jane – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2005
This study explores the primacy of developing a critical pedagogy appropriate for art museum education, with particular reference to the curriculum in the Singapore Art Museum (SAM). To create conditions for a pedagogy which is meaningful to the experience of visitors, the art museum curriculum needs to empower visitors to construct and reflect…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Visual Arts, Foreign Countries
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