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de Lima Bastos, Pedro Augusto; Pessoa, Rosane Rocha – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
In this qualitative study, we intend to discuss how adolescent students in a Brazilian public school classroom define their body image and personalize the themes "beauty standards" and "fatness." Grounded on a critical approach to language teaching, these two social themes were problematized in eight lessons of "Ensino…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Human Body
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Garzón, Edgar Augusto Aguirre – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This paper describes a case study research project carried out in a public school in Bogotá, Colombia, with four unlicensed teachers of English as a foreign language. Although the institutional guidelines in the school suggest that teachers should collectively propose changes to shape pedagogical realities, there is evidence of little…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Lengeling, M. Martha; Mora Pablo, Irasema; Barrios Gasca, Blanca Lucía – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2017
This study aimed at exploring the processes of teacher socialization and identity formation of nine English as a foreign language teachers at public schools in central Mexico. These teachers began their careers in the National English Program in Basic Education. Qualitative research and narrative inquiry were used as a basis for this research. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socialization, English (Second Language), Public Schools
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Buitrago Campo, Ana Carolina – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
This article reports the results of an action-research project focused on improving students' communicative competence in English through the task-based learning approach. This study was conducted in a co-educational public school in Medellín (Colombia) with thirty-four tenth graders. Actions implemented include the development of a series of…
Descriptors: Grade 10, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Action Research
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Sierra Piedrahita, Ana María – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
In this article, the author discusses the social justice language teacher education perspective and how it can help language teachers to develop a political view of their work and effect change inside and outside their particular school contexts. To do this, she briefly analyzes various professional development programs for teachers of English in…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning
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Izquierdo Castillo, Alexander; Jiménez Bonilla, Sonia – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This article reports on an action research project conducted with six ninth grade students in a rural public school in Colombia. The purpose of the study was to determine how the implementation of three reading strategies (skimming, scanning, and making predictions), when reading topics selected by learners, helps them to improve their reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Strategies, Reading Improvement, Reading Comprehension
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Rativa Murillo, Hollman Alejandro – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
Despite some school efforts to offer students the best second language learning, English language lessons are often taught with an overuse of the mother tongue. Hence, an action research project was conducted in order to discover how to adapt some features of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) component: Lesson delivery, for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Jiménez Guamán, Laura Verónica – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
In this article I report the findings of a descriptive and interpretative qualitative study carried out in a public school in Bogotá, Colombia. The study aimed at analyzing, describing and exploring teenage students' social identity representation as observed in their participation in a learning community on Facebook. Data were collected from…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Electronic Learning, Social Networks, Qualitative Research
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Duarte Romero, Mónica Duarte; Tinjacá Bernal, Luz Mery; Carrero Olivares, Marilú – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
This article contains the procedures and findings of an investigation carried out by a team of teachers with the purpose of motivating students to speak English. We observed students' lack confidence to talk and that they had little motivation toward learning English. Thus, we used songs as a main resource in conjunction with different kind of…
Descriptors: Singing, Student Motivation, Speech Skills, English (Second Language)
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Galvis, Héctor Alejandro – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2012
This theoretical review addresses the construct of beliefs in education and English as a foreign language, and their impact when integrating technology. A thorough definition and categorization of teachers' beliefs will be provided. In addition, studies conducted in various educational settings examining the effects of teachers' beliefs and the…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language), Teacher Behavior
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Rojas Álvarez, Gloria – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2011
We report an action research project developed with ninth grade students of a public school in Bogotá, Colombia, and which focused on innovating English communication through writing blogs. The project took into account the implementation of a specific blog that proposes activities, suggestions, strategies and links, among other things, to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Grade 9, Public Schools
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Viáfara, John Jairo – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2011
As an EFL Student teachers' advisor, I had constantly perceived that they regarded using the target language with their pupils inside their classroom as a challenge. That is why I became interested in investigating how thirteen student teachers in Tunja public schools faced this issue. While participants were involved in a reflective teaching…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Student Teachers, Language Usage, Public Schools
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Mahecha, Rocío; Urrego, Stella; Lozano, Erika – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2011
In this article we report on an innovation project developed with a group of eleventh graders at a public school in Bogotá. Its aim was to encourage students to improve reading comprehension of texts in English. It was conducted taking into account students' needs, interests and level of English. To do it, we implemented two reading strategies:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 11, Reading Comprehension
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Diaz Larenas, Claudio H.; Rodriguez Moran, Andrea Victoria; Poblete Rivera, Karen Jocelyn – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2011
This is an exploratory non-experimental research study whose main objective is to compare the teaching styles of a group of thirty teachers of English working in either public or private secondary education in Chile. In order to collect the required data, two instruments were administered to the participants: a teaching style inventory and a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Styles, English (Second Language)
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Quintero Corzo, Josefina; Ramírez Contreras, Odilia – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2011
Complying with school regulations and teachers' instructions is a basic principle of an excellent class; both novice and experienced teachers face challenging situations when getting into real classrooms, especially those related to classroom management. There are various reasons that explain discipline problems in public schools, as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Discipline, English (Second Language)
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