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Msonde, Sydney Enock; Msonde, Charles Enock – Journal of Education, 2019
Although learner-centered instruction (LCI) is at the heart of many curriculum innovations in the world, its implementation has generally lacked the kind prominence it deserves. The current study explores how learning study can develop teachers' professional capabilities to practice LCI. Using interviews, lesson preparatory meetings, teachers'…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation, Faculty Development
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Pilonieta, Paola; Hathaway, Jennifer; Medina, Adriana; Casto, Amanda – Journal of Education, 2019
This study examined the impact of explicit comprehension strategy instruction supported by guided reading and partner reading on at-risk students' strategy knowledge and reading comprehension. Participants were 47 first graders (25 in the treatment group; 22 in the control group) and 44 second graders (19 in the treatment group; 25 in the control…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, At Risk Students
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Arnold, Bryan P. – Journal of Education, 2019
Teachers often desire meaningful classroom discussions, but frequently shy away from introducing controversial topics. An instructional activity "Where Do You Stand?" was developed and used regularly with the goal of engaging students in discussion around politicized and divisive issues. Over 3 years of use in a secondary social studies…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Social Studies, Multiple Intelligences, Political Attitudes
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Gil-Glazer, Ya'ara; Walter, Ofra; Eilam, Billie – Journal of Education, 2019
This article presents the major findings of a longitudinal study on the use of photograph-based assignments to improve higher-order thinking and language skills among second- and fifth-grade students using an intervention framework and a convergent mixed method (quantitative and qualitative) approach. The method promoted oriented study skills for…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Longitudinal Studies, Photography, Assignments
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Martell, Christopher C. – Journal of Education, 2018
In this interpretative case study, the researcher examined the beliefs and practices of three self-identifying culturally relevant social studies teachers related to their teaching of U.S. history at a racially and ethnically diverse urban high school. The teachers displayed beliefs and practices that were aligned with the core criteria of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education
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Berdrow, Iris; Bird, Allan W. – Journal of Education, 2018
Globalization has created an accelerated demand for globally competent managers, yet the gap between this demand and the supply of globally oriented, competent graduates is growing. As a result, the mandate for effectively internationalizing business school curriculum is increasing. Yet, given the costly structures required to provide…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, International Education
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Kalluri, Nikita S.; Knopov, Anita; Kue, Ricky – Journal of Education, 2018
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survival rates have been shown to be lower than cardiac arrest survival rates occurring in the hospital setting. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can significantly improve survival. PumpStart, a community service-learning program developed by medical students, was formed to increase education on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, First Aid, High School Students, Hospitals
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Forzani, Elena; Leu, Donald J. – Journal of Education, 2017
In this joint reflection, the authors discuss the nature of literacy in relation to "New Literacies: A Dual-Level Theory of the Changing Nature of Literacy, Instruction, and Assessment" (Leu, Kinzer, Coiro, Castek, & Henry, 2013), a chapter reprinted in this issue of the "Journal of Education." They reflect on the meaning…
Descriptors: Literacy, Educational Theories, Educational Research, Literacy Education
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Pavlak, Christina M.; Hodgson-Drysdale, Tracy – Journal of Education, 2017
The writing achievement of English learners (ELs) is often lower than that of other subgroups (Fry, 2007, 2008). To address this gap, a partnership was formed between university faculty and doctoral students and educators at an urban PK-8 school with a majority EL population. Using Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) as a guide, the team…
Descriptors: Grade 6, English Language Learners, Language Arts, Writing Achievement
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Stasaitis, Maria Pesce – Journal of Education, 2017
To investigate instructional planning strategies that impact student improvement in argumentative writing, the teacher-researcher implemented an Integrated Writing intervention in a seventh-grade urban school classroom to impact student writing, student feedback, and teacher reflection. Utilizing a mixed-methods Action Research study, the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Persuasive Discourse, Instructional Design, Lesson Plans
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Code, Jonathan M. – Journal of Education, 2017
Due to the complexity of agroecological studies and contexts, some agroecology educators are seeking to innovate in their pedagogical approach and course design. Through action research enquiries, "action education" innovations are being developed which not only shift and explore new approaches to the learning process, but also shift the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Agricultural Education, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Hopewell, Susan; Butvilofsky, Sandra; Escamilla, Kathy – Journal of Education, 2016
In this article the authors propose that biliteracy is a more challenging and rigorous form of literacy than the English-only orientation of the Common Core State Standards. Because learning to read and write in two languages differs from learning to read and write in one, they argue that biliteracy requires its own pedagogies, methodologies, and…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Holistic Approach, Multiple Literacies, Bilingual Education
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Brugar, Kristy A. – Journal of Education, 2016
This mixed methods study explored students' learning following an intervention unit, which focused on discipline-specific practices in elementary social studies/history. The research questions were: To what extent does students' learning in social studies/history change following their participation in a unit emphasizing disciplinary-specific…
Descriptors: Social Studies, History Instruction, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Richter, Elizabeth – Journal of Education, 2016
In this article an elementary literacy specialist reflects on the use of multigenre, multimodal texts to support the teaching of poetry. She explores the synergy between poetry and related informational, visual, and auditory texts to afford deeper insights into the poem and the poet, in this instance, the poem, "The Negro Speaks of…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Poetry, Poets, Middle School Students
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Higgins, Michael; Lieberman, Amy M. – Journal of Education, 2016
Deaf children have traditionally been perceived and educated as a special needs population. Over the past several decades, many factors have converged to enable a shift in perspective to one in which deaf children are viewed as a cultural and linguistic minority, and the education of deaf children is approached from a bilingual framework. This…
Descriptors: Deafness, Student Needs, Language Minorities, Cultural Differences
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