NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 4 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gallagher, Tiffany L.; Fisher, Douglas; Lapp, Diane; Rowsell, Jennifer; Simpson, Alyson; Scott, Ruth McQuirter; Walsh, Maureen; Ciampa, Katia; Saudelli, Mary Gene – Journal of Education, 2015
This article profiles the use of the iPad in classroom literacy activities in three instructional environments: Toronto, Canada; San Diego, United States; and Sydney, Australia. The two-year, qualitative study included observational fieldwork filming students' interactions with tablets in the midst of literacy events. Students in each context used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Frankel, Katherine K. – Journal of Education, 2013
At the end of the twentieth century, genre theorists and practitioners debated the possibility of explicitly teaching genres in classrooms. Though the debate is decades old, it continues to be relevant to contemporary discussions about literacy instruction because it addresses questions about how to provide all students with access to genres of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Theories, Literacy Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Crump, Stephen – Journal of Education, 2004
In this article, the author provides some examples to illustrate broader points about accountability and reporting. The examples are based on a study of teachers in the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, undertaken for the NSW government ("Time to Teach, Time to Learn," 2003). The study reviewed teaching practices surrounding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Accountability, Educational Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bernasconi, Andres – Journal of Education, 2004
Systems to periodically evaluate the performance of K-12 schools are, broadly speaking, of two kinds: "inspection," the paradigm of England's OFSTED (Office for Standards in Education); and "accreditation," originally developed nearly a century ago by what are now the U.S. regional accreditation agencies. In the past decade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Inspection, Accreditation (Institutions)