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Jones, Stephanie – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Drawing from a larger ethnographic study, this article engages post-structural theories of language and critical feminist theories of social class to examine two fourth-grade, White, working-poor girls' narratives about their urban neighbourhood in the United States. The author argues that young girls should be perceived as social theorists…
Descriptors: Working Class, Low Income Students, Females, Grade 4
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Iddings, Ana Christina DaSilva; Rose, Brian Christopher – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This study draws on the application of sociocultural theory to second-language learning and teaching to examine the impact of a design-based research approach on teacher development and literacy instruction to English-language learners (ELLs). Design-based research methodology was employed to derive theoretical suppositions relating to the process…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Educational Practices, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction
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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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Kramer-Dahl, Anneliese; Chia, Alexius – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article draws its data from a collaborative intervention project "Expanding Textual Repertoires," which sought to help English teachers develop their students' higher-order work with language and texts in Singapore secondary schools. The focus is on the strategy of weaving, a form of connection-making which involves the deliberate…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Concept Formation, Thinking Skills
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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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Patel, Lisa – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
In this article, I share the shape and findings of a participatory action research project with newcomer youths on the contours of status in society. This project was nested in a professional internship experience for newcomer youth, and this experience provided the context in which we explored how privilege and status are afforded in American…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Action Research, Participatory Research, Immigrants
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Boeren, Ellen; Nicaise, Ides; Baert, Herman – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article explores satisfactory learning experiences of adult learners in Flemish formal adult education. Satisfaction is an important issue in motivational psychology. We used the Comprehensive Lifelong Learning Participation Model of Boeren, Nicaise and Baert and explored whether satisfactory experiences relate to characteristics of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Learning Experience
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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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