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Zeegers, Yvonne; Elliott, Katrina – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
Student engagement that leads to enhanced learning outcomes involves three interdependent facets: behaviour, emotion and cognition. As such, learning activities that encourage deep learning and the intellectual challenging of minds should provide opportunities for reasoning and critical and creative thinking. An approach that resonates strongly…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Questioning Techniques, Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries
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Hayden, H. Emily; Eades Baird, Michelle – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Recently, theorists have raised concerns that pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) has become "a stale metaphor" that disregards diversity and equity, offers little to help teachers address students' misconceptions, and portrays knowledge as "in the head" versus in practice. We refute these notions using grounded theory to…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Grounded Theory, Grade 7, Science Teachers
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McCarthey, Sarah J.; Woodard, Rebecca – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
The qualitative study shows how 20 teachers from 4 districts in the same state enacted mandated school-wide writing curricula. Analyses of the observations and interviews revealed that 4 teachers were faithfully following the district-adopted curriculum, 4 rejected it, and 12 teachers adapted the curriculum to meet their students' needs. The…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Writing Instruction, Faculty Development, Curriculum Development
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Doerr-Stevens, Candance; Woywod, Christine – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Contextualized by efforts to support arts integration in one of the largest school districts in the United States, this qualitative study examines the experiences of educators as they participate in various arts-centred forms of professional development. Drawing on the work of, the tenets of arts-centered learning, the authors use Mediated…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Urban Education, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Wake, Donna; Miller, Rachelle; Whittingham, Jeff – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
This study examines teacher response to year one implementation of the A+ Schools Program arts integration model. Twenty-two randomly selected teachers from three school sites were observed over a 12-month period to gather baseline and year one data. Performance results indicated no significant changes in teacher behaviors based on Friedman's test…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Program Implementation, Curriculum Implementation
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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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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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DiGiacomo, Daniela Kruel; Gutiérrez, Kris D. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
Drawing upon four years of research within a social design experiment, we focus on how teacher learning can be supported in designed environments that are organized around robust views of learning, culture, and equity. We illustrate both the possibility and difficulty of helping teachers disrupt the default teaching scripts that privilege…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills, Educational Environment
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Brock, Cynthia H.; Pennington, Julie L. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This study, situated in the United States, is set in a context where large and growing numbers of children from non-dominant backgrounds populate American public schools while the vast majority of teachers teaching in US schools are White, monolingual women who may not have the requisite expertise to teach children from non-dominant backgrounds.…
Descriptors: Whites, Teacher Attitudes, Racial Factors, Cultural Influences
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Bridges, Susan; emerald, elke – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
In 1998, the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region began a large-scale project to import qualified, experienced native-speaking teachers of English into Hong Kong secondary schools. The Native-speaking English Teacher (NET) scheme later expanded to include Hong Kong primary schools. Currently, teachers from around the world are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Aguirre, Julia M.; Zavala, Maria del Rosario – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
In the United States, there is a need for pedagogical tools that help teachers develop essential pedagogical content knowledge and practices to meet the mathematical education needs of a growing culturally and linguistically diverse student population. In this article, we introduce an innovative lesson analysis tool that focuses on integrating…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Faculty Development
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Walker, Elizabeth – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This study reports the impact of a professional development course on experienced, highly qualified secondary school teachers of English as a foreign language in preparation for their becoming paid assessors of student teachers on practicum. The course concerned a literacy-oriented pedagogy informed by literacy pedagogical content knowledge…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Practicums, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Feedback (Response)
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Brock, Cynthia H.; Pennington, Julie L.; Ndura, Elavie – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Working in conjunction with a local school district in the United States, we developed a professional development project--called the Multiliteracies Teacher Institute Project (M-TIP). It composed of a series of three interrelated university courses that were designed to provide university graduate credit and professional development to teachers…
Descriptors: Learning Modalities, Faculty Development, Racial Identification, Teacher Attitudes