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Flynn, Naomi – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
Schools in England have recently undergone a shift in their pupil demographic, which in part reflects changing patterns of trans-European migration since the accession of new member states to the EU in 2004 and 2007. There is evidence that this shift is one experienced not just in inner-city schools most commonly associated with minority ethnic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Immigration
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Liu, Laura B.; Milman, Natalie B. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
The need to infuse multicultural education (ME) across teacher preparation programmes is well documented by research, yet institutions are at very different stages in this endeavour. While most programmes demonstrate a segregated approach to ME, confining diversity to specialty courses, ME programme infusion places diversity, equity and social…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Education Programs, Observation, Interviews
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Collinson, Vivienne – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Intellectual freedom has long been a desirable ideal and a foundational value for supporting democratic governance. Since 1948, it has been a universal human right. Given the unique nature of education in democratic societies, schools serve as a crucible for helping children understand and practise the rudiments of intellectual freedom. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Intellectual Freedom, Secondary School Teachers, Inquiry
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Pahl, Kate – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article argues that it is important to take account of children's epistemologies of writing when exploring writing ecologies in homes and communities. Writing as more broadly defined by children and young people might include different forms of notation, inscription systems and decoration of objects in the home. Drawing on two research…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Writing (Composition), Ethnography, Family Environment
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Stuhr, Paul T.; Sutherland, Sue; Ward, Phillip – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Teaching is an occupation that requires a considerable amount of emotional energy when interacting with students. Through in-depth interviews, field notes and journal entries the investigators examined the phenomenon of lived-positive emotionality (LPE) involving two physical education (PE) teachers. The purpose of this study was to determine the…
Descriptors: Interviews, Journal Writing, Physical Education Teachers, Emotional Response
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McLean, Cheryl A. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article looks across two ethnographic case studies on immigrant youth literacy practices in order to understand how two 10th-grade, Caribbean immigrant, high-school students use discourses of academic writing to mediate selfhood. Drawing on the concept of writing as ecology and Black Diaspora theory, the study asked the question: How do…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Immigrants, Literacy, Grade 10
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Hargreaves, Eleanore – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article examines feedback traditionally given by teachers in schools. Such feedback tends to focus on children's acquisition and retrieval of externally prescribed knowledge which is then assessed against mandated tests. It suggests that, from a sociocultural learning perspective, feedback directed towards such objectives may limit children's…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Observation, Interviews, Elementary School Students
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Alves, Vanda; Morais, Ana M. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
The study analyses the extent to which the sociological message transmitted by the teachers' pedagogic practice recontextualizes the official pedagogic discourse of the natural sciences curriculum for a Portuguese middle school. Theoretically, the study is based on theories of psychology (e.g. Vygotsky), epistemology (e.g. Ziman) and sociology,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum, Educational Practices, Educational Sociology
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Rowsell, Jennifer; Decoste, Eryn – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Based on a 2-year ethnographic study in an urban secondary school in Toronto, the article presents how a teacher and a researcher teach Grade 11 students through a design-based approach to teaching and learning in English class. Built on research and pedagogy on design, the authors designed a programme of study as an alternative to more…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Longitudinal Studies, Urban Schools, Foreign Countries
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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
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Jocson, Korina M. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
An ethnographic study of youth creating media was conducted to examine new literacies at an urban high school in northern California. The school primarily served students from low-income, non-dominant racial and ethnic backgrounds. This article reports on a 9th-grade social studies multimedia project about migration and immigration--called…
Descriptors: High School Students, Urban Youth, Grade 9, Media Literacy
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Dixon-Román, Ezekiel; Gomez, Wilfredo – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Cuba finds itself at the centre of various discourses yet again, as publications such as "The Economist" and others debate the future of Cuban culture and society. While issues of economics, ideology and politics are fertile ground for discussion, they do not encompass the totality of such a conversation. The authors argue that critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Youth, Popular Culture
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