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Smith, Darrick; Yeh, Christine J. – Journal of Education, 2019
We explore the dynamics of nurturing, caring, and enabling in a social justice school and how a problematic context of educational enabling can develop when notions of nurturing are not balanced with consistent disciplinary consequences. In-depth interviews were conducted with eight school staff, teachers, and a student at a social justice urban…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Caring, Discipline, Urban Schools
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Putjata, Galina – Journal of Education, 2017
Transnational mobility across the world is opposed by a monocultural mind-set at school, which has led educational researchers across the world to call for a multilingual and multicultural turn. This article presents a qualitative study that investigates immigrant teachers' role in this transformation process. Framed by the specific historical…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role, Biographies
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Muhammad, Gholnecsar E. – Journal of Education, 2015
Coupling Royster's (2000) conceptual framework of "zamani" with Rosenblatt's (1978) reader response theory, the researcher explores the ways African American women's writings supported, nurtured, and "mentored" the writings of adolescent girls. Findings show that the mentor texts helped in generating ideas for writing, thinking…
Descriptors: Mentors, Writing Improvement, African American Literature, Women Faculty
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Stevens, Nancy L. – Journal of Education, 2011
This case study examined the role of one high school literacy coach in a large high school in the Midwest. Over six weeks, interviews and observations were conducted and artifacts collected to develop an in-depth understanding of the evolving role of the secondary school literacy coach. The findings revealed the challenges within a complex setting…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), High Schools, Case Studies, Literacy
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Journal of Education, 2006
The role of teachers, educators and school administrators in inculcating ethics among students in the use of Internet is discussed.
Descriptors: Ethics, Teacher Role, Administrator Role, Ethical Instruction
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Journal of Education, 2006
The role of educators in bringing in ethics in the use of Internet and computing among students is discussed.
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Internet
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Tate, Philip M. – Journal of Education, 2006
The role of teachers in the social, personal and moral development of students apart from education is discussed.
Descriptors: Moral Development, Values Education, Social Development, Personality Development
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Auciello, Joseph – Journal of Education, 2006
The impact of English teachers' personal behavior and English literary works on the moral education of students is discussed.
Descriptors: English Teachers, Ethical Instruction, Moral Values, Values Education
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Ellenwood, Stephan – Journal of Education, 2006
The contribution of various educators, including William Holmes McGuffey, in developing a character education-based curriculum in the United States is discussed. The role of teachers in moral education of students too is described.
Descriptors: Values Education, Ethical Instruction, Review (Reexamination), Curriculum Development
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Barber, Michael – Journal of Education, 2004
In the new century people are all aware of the centrality of school systems to the future well-being of their societies as well as their economies. The shared moral purpose of almost every educator is to improve outcomes for all students and simultaneously promote equity. This is the ethical context for the author's discussion of accountability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, Instructional Leadership, Accountability
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Bohlin, Karen E. – Journal of Education, 2000
Discusses education in virtue, inviting college professors to see themselves not as "meddlers" in students' private lives but rather as interlocutors who prompt students to examine their desires--not simply what they hope to gain, but who they hope to become as a result of their university education. Focuses on the philosophies of Plato,…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education, Integrity
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Chapin, Suzanne H. – Journal of Education, 1996
Argues that to affect lasting change in terms of what mathematics is taught and how it is taught requires programs that recognize the different intersecting needs and perspectives of a school's administrators, teacher-leaders, teachers, students, and parents. It discusses how these types of professional development programs can extend the impact…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Education
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Glenn, Charles L. – Journal of Education, 1998
Explores difficulties in the education of children that derive from the unwillingness of teachers to impose their values on students. "Real education" requires attention to shaping the whole person rather than merely conveying information and developing skills. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics
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Greenes, Carole – Journal of Education, 1995
Introduces the constructivist theory of mathematical learning, and illustrates its application in a curriculum focusing on fundamental concepts. How knowledge is constructed, how concepts mature, and what it means to learn and to know mathematics are presented. Pedagogical implications of adopting a constructivist perspective on knowledge and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Concept Teaching, Constructivism (Learning)
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Fafard, Denis – Journal of Education, 1992
Examines the difficulties of two elementary school teachers as they learn to use cooperative learning in the classroom. They experience ambiguity because their current understanding of practice is not sufficient to help them solve the problems they encounter. Ambiguity is dealt with by modifying their practices or their appreciative systems. (SLD)
Descriptors: Ambiguity, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Educational Change
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