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Cleovoulou, Yiola – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2008
Drawing on case studies of five elementary school teachers in one inner city school, the author explored ways teachers foster social inclusion in their classrooms. Rooted in classroom observations and extensive teacher interviews, teachers' teaching methods and practices were examined as a base from which to explore socially inclusive pedagogy in…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Letters (Correspondence), Literacy Education, Urban Areas
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Marcos, Teri – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2008
The purpose of this study was to examine urban teachers' identified strengths in varied cognitive, affective, and psychological capacities, and their impact on self-efficacy and teacher practices. Clifton and Anderson in the Gallup Organization's Strengths Quest (2004) presented compelling evidence suggesting a mind-set of "what's right with me"…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Teacher Attitudes, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Thompson, Gail L.; Warren, Susan R.; Foy, Tami; Dickerson, Carol – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2008
This study contrasted the perspectives of 101 K-12 public school teachers and 271 African American high school seniors regarding the characteristics of outstanding teachers. Data from surveys were analyzed using univariate and bivariate statistics. The results revealed six qualities that both teachers and students agree are characteristics of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, African American Students, High School Seniors
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Zenkov, Kristien; Corrigan, Diane – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2008
This article presents a new notion of teacher "quality" and defines the progressive outcomes upon which urban teacher preparation might be founded. The paper includes a description of the masters licensure program with which the authors are involved and the program's portfolio system that assesses future urban teachers' integration of this social…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Teacher Qualifications, Social Justice
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Voltz, Deborah L. – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2006
In our current climate of standards-based reform, efforts abound to have all students reach the same goals. At the same time, other educational reforms, such as inclusion, are creating increasingly diverse populations of students in general education classrooms. Consequently, teachers often view inclusion and standards-based reform as incompatible…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Educational Change, Individualized Instruction, Standards
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Joseph, Rebecca – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2006
This study examines six teachers' responses inside and outside of their classrooms to increasingly mixed messages about how they should develop the literacy of California's youngest and most at-risk students. While they must develop highly developed knowledge and skills to teach literacy in linguistically diverse classrooms, they must also adhere…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Urban Teaching, Literacy Education, At Risk Students
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Javeri, Manisha; Chen, Pearl – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2006
This paper focuses on the challenges faced by faculty in the urban teacher preparation programs, particularly in the area of technology integration by pre-service and in-service teachers in their classroom instruction. The paper discusses the issues of first-order barriers (access to technology, infrastructure support) and second-order barriers…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
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McVarish, Judith; Ely, Margot; Signer, Barbara – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2006
This study rests on written statements made by New York City teachers and administrators. The study documents what a sample of urban teachers of mathematics and school principals in elementary, middle, and high schools state are: impediments of, as well as supports to, their productive teaching of mathematics, and their suggestions of what is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Urban Teaching, Urban Schools, Teacher Effectiveness