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Saran, Rupam – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2018
Contextualized in an urban college's teacher education program and its partnership inner-city elementary schools, this qualitative study explores the impact of lesson study on the emergence of a stronger pedagogical content knowledge on mathematics teaching practices of minority preservice teachers. Aiming to raise the mathematics achievement of…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Collaboration
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Adams, Tempestt; Robinson, Derrick; Covington, Azure; Talley-Matthews, Sheikia – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2017
The purpose of this article is to assess areas of opportunity and access for students of color to participate in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine pipeline (STEMM). Using a Critical Race Theory framework, this position paper reviews occupational outcomes and stratification in STEMM fields, examines the pertinence of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Medicine, Critical Theory, Race
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Bowens, Bryan D.; Warren, Susan R. – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2016
This two-part investigation (a) assessed the impact of the Jaime Escalante Math Program (JEMP), a structured summer mathematics intervention program, on the math achievement of urban middle school students, (b) identified the characteristics of the program that the administrators and teachers perceived to contribute to student achievement, and (c)…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Intervention, Urban Schools
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Wu, Zhonghe; An, Shuhua – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2016
This study examined the effects of using the Model-Strategy-Application with Reasoning Approach (MSAR) in teaching and learning mathematics in linguistically and culturally diverse elementary classrooms. Through learning mathematics via the MSAR, students from different language ability groups gained an understanding of mathematics from creating…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Urban Areas, School Districts, Grade 2
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Dell'Angelo, Tabitha; Seaton, Gregory – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2016
This paper examines how pre-service teachers were able to explore their own beliefs and build meaningful relationships with elementary school students in an after-school context. After school programs provide an opportunity for teachers and students to get to know one another in a way that is not typically possible during the regular school day.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Students, Beliefs, After School Programs
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Mowrey, Sascha C.; Farran, Dale C. – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2016
The middle grades are a critical transition period in students' mathematics trajectories, as students move from arithmetic to the more complex and abstract concepts of algebra. Teachers' and parents' judgments of students' math abilities in these years are important to instructional planning and decision making for teachers, and can advise parents…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Parent Attitudes, Middle School Teachers
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Olson, Jennifer D.; Rao, Arthi B. – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2016
This study focuses on elementary and secondary teacher candidates' perspectives of how their clinical experiences influence their preparedness in becoming effective culturally responsive educators. Clinical experiences in urban schools embedded within teacher preparation programs have the potential to develop students' ability to become culturally…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, College School Cooperation, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Id-Deen, Lateefah – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2016
Although teacher turnover affects many schools to some degree, it is especially problematic in urban settings (Ingersoll & Smith, 2003). This qualitative study examined the perspectives of five Black urban students who experienced a midyear teacher change in their 7th grade mathematics classroom. Findings suggest that these students were able…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, Qualitative Research
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Mangiante, Elaine Silva – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2015
This case study examined planning decisions made and challenges faced by an elementary teacher in a high-poverty urban district to promote students' adoption of social norms of interaction for scientific discourse. Through interviews, document analyses, and observations during a science unit, the findings indicated that the teacher's planning…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Elementary School Teachers, Urban Teaching, Behavior Standards
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An, Shuhua; Wu, Zhonghe – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2015
The goal of this study was to examine the impact of the integration of global experiences on in-service teachers' international perspectives in mathematics classroom teaching through offering a graduate course "Global Perspectives in Mathematics Teaching" in the form of the East Meets West Program. This program engages teachers in an…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, International Education, Mathematics Instruction, Global Approach
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Adjapong, Edmund S.; Emdin, Christopher – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2015
A significant amount of research regarding Hip-Hop Based Education (HHBE) fails to provide insight on how to incorporate elements of Hip-Hop into daily teaching practices; rather Hip-Hop based educators focus mainly on incorporating Hip-Hop culture into curricula. This study explores the benefits of using two specific Hip-Hop pedagogical practices…
Descriptors: Music, Popular Culture, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools
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Friend, Jennifer; Caruthers, Loyce – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2015
This article advances a framework for educators to create pathways to elicit students' diverse perspectives as qualitative data sources in the process of urban school renewal. Elements of the framework are discussed in conjunction with relevant research and findings from videotaped interviews with elementary (n = 144) and secondary (n = 28)…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Student Attitudes, Student Participation, Educational Change
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McCarther, Shirley Marie; Davis, Donna M. – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2015
As professors of education in an urban community, we wanted to identify mechanisms that would allow young people in the urban core the opportunity to share their unique voices with the world and for us to better understand their views on social justice and social change. The purpose of this paper is to discuss adolescent student perspectives on…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Adolescents, Urban Schools, Personal Narratives
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Barrocas, Lisa; Cramer, Elizabeth D. – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2014
This study examined achievement gains in reading and math for Hispanic middle school students with specific learning disabilities in inclusive versus segregated settings in a large urban school district. The authors report learning gains for students with and without disabilities in inclusive versus segregated settings. Results indicate no…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Middle School Students, Learning Disabilities, Student Placement
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Burke, Christopher J. F.; Adler, Martha – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2013
This case study examines the experiences of two fifth grade teachers as they dealt with district mandates while trying to address their high-poverty urban children's learning needs. It reveals their personal struggles that led to both compliance and resistance. In this case, the act of finding the space to engage in the intellectual and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Compliance (Psychology), Resistance (Psychology), Elementary School Teachers
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