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Ahn, Ruth; Catbagan, Paula; Tamayo, Kristin; I, Ji Yeong; Lopez, Mario; Walker, Pamela – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study examines best practices in teaching mathematics to minority students through two case studies conducted at high-minority junior high schools in the USA and Japan. Observations, interviews, and conversations with the teachers in both countries focused on the research question: how do teachers successfully teach mathematics to minority…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Mathematics Instruction, Junior High School Students
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Picower, Bree – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
Within the field of teacher education, increased emphasis has been placed on social justice education (SJE). This qualitative study examined a group of beginning teachers who voluntarily participated in a social justice critical inquiry project (CIP). The findings indicate that while many of them were successful at teaching social issues, they…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Problems, Social Justice, Teacher Education
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Rice, Mary; Pinnegar, Stefinee – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2010
This inquiry explores the collaborative relationship between Mary, a teacher at a junior high, and Stefinee, a teacher educator at a nearby university. Through the use of emblematic narratives that emerged through the process of reliving and retelling experiences from a shared professional knowledge landscape, we make assertions about our…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, College School Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Personal Narratives