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Freidus, Alexandra; Noguera, Pedro A. – Teacher Educator, 2017
In this ethnographic study, we look closely at everyday classroom interactions in order to examine the complex process of creating equitable classroom communities in racially and socioeconomically diverse schools. We use the lens of relational difference (Abu El-Haj, 2006) to examine how students negotiate social boundaries within their new…
Descriptors: Ethnography, School Desegregation, Social Influences, Educational Environment
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Aguilar, Israel; Nelson, Sarah; Niño, Juan Manuel – Teacher Educator, 2016
Classrooms tend to be absolute spaces, places where fluidity is rejected and nearly everything--from people, to ideas, to practices and policies--is viewed and organized through binary logic. Because binary logic is implicitly accepted as the natural order in schools and the structures resulting from it are highly unmalleable, individuals who…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Qualitative Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Inclusion
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Ciampa, Katia; Gallagher, Tiffany – Teacher Educator, 2016
The purpose of this collective case study was to explore the resultant effects of vertical team teaching and collaborative inquiry on elementary (Grade 8) and secondary (Grade 9) educators' literacy instructional and assessment practices. Key elements of the program included collaborative inquiry and vertical team teaching. The findings of this…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Literacy, Inquiry, Case Studies
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Fisher, Mary; Rogan, Patricia M. – Teacher Educator, 2012
This case study of a joint school/university professional development opportunity explored how 12 practitioners came together to examine change in light of discrepancies between current practice in local schools and promising practices recommended in the literature for students identified as having significant disabilities. The group met monthly…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education
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Kotelawala, Usha – Teacher Educator, 2011
Through growing formative research, lesson study has emerged as a powerful practice that affects teachers' practical analysis of learning and teaching. Such research, however, also recognizes challenges to its implementation. In a methods course, lesson study has the potential to provide valuable links between teacher education and practice. In…
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy; Lapp, Diane – Teacher Educator, 2011
In an effort to improve student achievement, a group of middle-school teachers at an underperforming school developed a schoolwide literacy plan. As part of the plan, they agreed to model their thinking while reading aloud. Eight teachers were selected for coaching related to think alouds in which they exposed students to comprehension strategies…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Reading Achievement, Teaching Methods, Middle School Teachers