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Vlach, Saba Khan; Taylor, Laura; Mosley Wetzel, Melissa – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
Many teacher education programs provide teachers with opportunities to read, write, and discuss critical pedagogy, with the hope that such work will allow them to develop more equitable and just teaching practices. Yet, there often remains a gap between the theoretical discussions of teaching and learning in teacher education classrooms and the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Ethnography, Case Studies, Inservice Teacher Education
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Schmidt, Kimberly McDavid; Beucher, Becky – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
We contend that multimodal literary responses offer a space for students to integrate art in the interactive composing process in a way that fosters creativity that normative schooling practices often foreclose. In this qualitative study of three African American fifth-grade students' design processes, we theorize literacy as embodied to analyse…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Creativity
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Upshaw, Allison – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
This storied account details a reflective inquiry of dance as an instructional tool in a preservice teacher training program. The case study follows a children's literature class as they use movement/dance as a way of making meaning in teacher selected literature. Student teachers learned basic movement concepts through BEST (Body, Energy, Space,…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Preservice Teacher Education, Dance, Integrated Curriculum
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Fisher-Ari, Teresa Renea; Flint, Amy Seely – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
This longitudinal qualitative inquiry examines the possibilities that writer's workshop created for two experienced teachers and their English learners (EL) as they came to know and see each other and themselves in more complex and holistic ways. This inquiry addresses ways that writer's workshop not only altered the practice of experienced…
Descriptors: Writing Workshops, Writing Instruction, English Language Learners, English Teachers
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Boyd, Maureen P.; Jarmark, Christopher J.; Edmiston, Brian – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Collaborative social practices that people participate in to coauthor, or co-create, support, and sustain, a classroom community are challenging to research and represent because they are fluid and emergent, and interdependent and cumulative, as they develop across time and space, across experiences and relations. In this article, we take a…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Educational Practices, Longitudinal Studies, Classroom Techniques
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Wells, Trish; Sandretto, Susan – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This paper argues that process drama is a productive pedagogy with multiple affordances for multiliteracies. We describe an exploratory study in which two teachers from a rural New Zealand primary school used process drama pedagogy in the literacy programme. Analysis of the initial and exit teacher interviews, lesson transcripts and transcripts of…
Descriptors: Drama, Teaching Methods, Literacy Education, Rural Schools
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McLauchlan, Debra – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
"Playlinks," the project documented in this paper, contributed a theatre-based artist-in-the-classroom study to the Community Arts Zone initiative. "Playlinks" involved 248 elementary school classrooms in pre- and post-production workshops connected to live theatre that visited their schools. Data sources included researcher…
Descriptors: Drama, Artists, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Winters, Kari-Lynn; Code, Mary – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
Using researched perspectives of bodies and embodiment, alongside dramatic structures, where bodies are foregrounded, this article looks closely at bodies and embodiment inside of school settings. Specifically, it investigates a community in Southern Ontario and the perceived, affective, relational, and critical ways that study participants story…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Body, Self Concept, Nonverbal Communication
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Rowsell, Jennifer; McQueen-Fuentes, Glenys – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
Movement is relatively invisible in literacy theory and pedagogy. There has been more recent scholarship on the body and embodiment, but less on connections between movements, body and literacy. In this article, we present the Community Arts Zone movement project and ways that the study opened up spaces for creativity, experimentation, and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Research Methodology, Field Studies, Notetaking
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Wong, Hwei Ming – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
Student academic self-assessment engages the students in deliberate reflection about what they are learning and how they are learning it. This intervention study investigated the effects of self-assessment training on students' perceptions towards self-assessment in two Singaporean primary schools. The study, which used a pretest-posttest design,…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Zembylas, Michalinos; Charalambous, Constadina; Charalambous, Panayiota – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This paper describes a qualitative study that explored the understandings of human rights, pedagogical perspectives and practices in human rights teaching of three Greek-Cypriot elementary teachers. The study revealed some significant challenges in human rights teaching that seemed to be common for all three participating teachers. First, all of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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Vander Zanden, Sarah – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
The fifth grade students in this project were part of a yearlong ethnographic study in an urban elementary school. They engaged in a student initiated inquiry project combining bakeries and mysteries, which culminated in the production of an original film. Situated in a socio-spatialized stance on literacy involving networks of participation and…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Urban Schools, Ethnography
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Affouneh, Saida; Hargreaves, Eleanore – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
Drawing on pictures, written sentences and interview contributions, this article explores some Palestinian children's perspectives in order to gain insights into some children's classroom fear in the light of its potential influence on learning. After presenting some existing research indicating a negative relationship between fear and young…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fear, Student Attitudes, Correlation
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Bjørgen, Anne Mette; Erstad, Ola – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This article directs attention to how young students make sense of the connections and disconnections of digital practices between school and leisure. By using New Literacy Studies as a frame of reference, we study how students' conceptions of digital literacies and their positional identities are defined across school and home. In contrast to…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Use, Children
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Kim, Mijung; Roth, Wolff-Michael – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Argumentation as a form of introducing children to science has received increasing attention over the past decade. Argumentation tends to be studied and theorized through the lens of individual speakers, who contribute to a conversation by means of opposing statements. M.M. Bakhtin and L.S. Vygotsky independently proposed a very different approach…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Case Studies, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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