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Skerrett, Allison; Bomer, Randy – Urban Education, 2011
This article examines how a teacher drew on her urban students' outside-school literacies to inform teaching and learning in a reading/language arts classroom. The following findings are discussed: curricular invitations the teacher offered to students; the teacher's curriculum development process; the relationships between the genres of students'…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Literacy, Reading, Curriculum Development
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Mitchell, Roland – Urban Education, 2010
This research documents and analyzes the nature and content of the knowledge that enables professors to foster learning for Black students. Specifically, it suggests that knowledge of the discourses of a students' community of origin, discourses often based on collective experience, are a valuable resource to professors in their efforts to promote…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Teacher Characteristics, Focus Groups, Educational Change
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Milner, H. Richard, IV; Tenore, F. Blake – Urban Education, 2010
Classroom management continues to be a serious concern for teachers and especially in urban and diverse learning environments. The authors present the culturally responsive classroom management practices of two teachers from an urban and diverse middle school to extend the construct, culturally responsive classroom management. The principles that…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Diversity, Student Behavior
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Barnett, Michael; Anderson, Janice; Houle, Meredith; Higginbotham, Thomas; Gatling, Ann – Urban Education, 2010
A wide range of research has examined trust building within corporations, businesses, and schools, and between and within organizations, but little research has been conducted that examines trust formation between university researchers and classroom-based teachers. Using a qualitative methodological approach, the authors examined the development…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Urban Schools, Science Teachers, Educational Researchers
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Monroe, Carla R. – Urban Education, 2009
This study focuses on student discipline as related to the perceptions, work, and backgrounds of effective Black and White teachers. The article expands current knowledge by reporting findings from a case study of 4 teachers (2 African Americans and 2 Whites) employed in an urban, predominately African American middle school. Interviews, field…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Whites, Diversity (Faculty), Culturally Relevant Education
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Hollingworth, Liz – Urban Education, 2009
This is a case study of an elementary teacher's decision to add multicultural children's books to her curriculum and an analysis of how her ideologies about race shaped the classroom discourse. Although the teacher's stated purpose was to teach the pitfalls of racial stereotypes by encouraging conversations about prejudice, often the classroom…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Race, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Classroom Communication
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Tamir, Eran – Urban Education, 2009
According to the research literature, there are three reasons that draw teachers into teaching: (1) gender-related reasons, (2) altruistic reasons, and (3) monetary rewards and job flexibility. Based on data from three teacher preparation programs, this article argues that teachers who were trained at elite colleges and who chose teaching in urban…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Urban Schools, Social Change, Rewards
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Schecter, Sandra R.; Sherri, Dana L. – Urban Education, 2009
Research suggests that community-referenced pedagogy initiatives foster academic inclusion for minority students. However, we know little about such engagements' benefits for teachers. This study provides insights into teachers' dispositions toward school-based parent involvement in education based on ethnographic data collected through…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Ethnography, Parent School Relationship, Minority Groups
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Nicolas, Guerda; DeSilva, Angela M.; Rabenstein, Kelly – Urban Education, 2009
Educational attainment is often linked to upward mobility in the United States. As a result, current research has focused on the educational attainment of various racial groups, including Black Americans. However, few studies have examined the various ethnic and immigrant groups that comprise the Black population. To address this gap, the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Haitians, Immigrants, Socioeconomic Status
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Weisman, Evelyn Marino; Hansen, Laurie E. – Urban Education, 2008
This study employed interviews with 10 bilingual Latino preservice teachers to explore their experiences with schooling and their observations while student teaching in suburban and urban schools. Findings reveal that participants' life experiences and unique responses to cultural conflicts influenced their ability to relate to Latino students and…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Preservice Teachers, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools
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Symeou, Loizos – Urban Education, 2008
This article reports on a multiple case study that explored teachers' and families' collaboration in two urban and four rural state elementary schools in Cyprus. The analysis of the data shows that teachers' approaches to their collaboration with families may be traced not only to differences among teachers but also to the ideological approach of…
Descriptors: Ideology, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Social Networks
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Foster, Kevin Michael; Blakes, Tifani; McKay, Jenny – Urban Education, 2008
Spike Lee's documentary, "When the Levees Broke," provides an informative, enduring, and alternative presentation surrounding the human and man-made debacle associated with Hurricane Katrina. Levees centers the voices of survivors and others involved in the weeks during and after the hurricane, historicizes residents' understandings and…
Descriptors: Videotape Recordings, Natural Disasters, Films, Coping
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McIntosh, Shelley; Norwood, Pamela – Urban Education, 2004
The purpose of this study was to explore the response patterns of African American students to the state certification questions. More specifically, the participants' explanations of their responses and their perceptions of the source of knowledge they used to answer the questions were discussed. To achieve this purpose, three research questions…
Descriptors: African American Students, Measures (Individuals), Teacher Certification, Student Attitudes
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Rueda, Robert; Monzo, Lilia D.; Higareda, Ignacio – Urban Education, 2004
This article examines the sociocultural scaffolding practices of 24 Latino paraeducators and 8 former Latino paraeducators (who had recently become teachers) as they worked with Latino students in two large urban schools. Instances were observed in which participants used important funds of knowledge in their interactions with students during…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Hispanic Americans, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Minority Group Teachers
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Manouchehri, Azita – Urban Education, 2004
The purpose of this study was twofold. First, it aimed to determine whether the teachers' choice of motivation style influenced their mathematics teaching. Second, it investigated the influence of teachers' choice of motivation style on their willingness and ability to implement reform-based mathematics curriculum and instruction. Eight high…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Mathematics Teachers, Educational Change, Urban Schools
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