International Portal of Teacher Education

Keyword: Cultural influences
Summary
10.01.2018
Multiculturalism & Diversity
Losing the Whole Child? A National Survey of Primary Education Training Provision for Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development
This study explores trainers’ approaches to organisation and delivery; levels of confidence in delivery; and wider views on the place of spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) in prima...
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05.12.2016
Mentoring & Supervision
Cultural influences in mentoring endeavors: applying the Cultural Framework Analysis Process
This article aims to examine the usability of the Cultural Framework Analysis Process, a strategy designed to examine cultural factors in mentoring endeavors and to identify whether there ar...
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28.02.2016
Theories & Approaches
The Impact of a Teacher Education Culture-Based Project on Identity as a Mathematically Thinking Teacher
This article explored the impact of sociocultural situations together with affective and cognitive aspects of self-regulation on identity. The findings results indicate the strengths of such...
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07.07.2015
Beginning Teachers
The Sociocultural Factors that Influence a Novice Teacher’s LGBT Activism
This study describes one novice teacher’s efforts to advocate on behalf of LGBT students despite the resistance that she faced from sociocultural factors influencing her students, classroom,...
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28.05.2013
Theories & Approaches
The Field of Knowledge and the Policy Field in Education: PISA and the Production of Knowledge for Policy
The authors analyze the development and role of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) as a ‘cultural product’. They argue the development of PISA is part of a broader tra...
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06.05.2013
Mentoring & Supervision
Intersecting Identities: Mentoring Contributions and Challenges for Black Faculty Mentoring
The author explores how Black faculty mentors make meaning of their engagement with Black undergraduates at an elite US university, while also discussing impediments to establishing mutually...
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24.09.2012
Teacher Educators
Cultural Perspectives on Teaching and Learning: A Collaborative Self-study of Two Professors’ First Year Teaching Experiences
In this article, the authors were interested to examine how their different cultural backgrounds influenced the formation of their perspectives. Furthermore, the authors wanted to explore ho...
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21.12.2011
Preservice Teachers
Investigating Pre-service Teacher Motivation across Cultures Using the Teachers’ Ten Statements Test
This article describes a study which examined pre-service teachers' motivations for choosing teaching as a career across cultures. The participants were 200 pre-service teachers from Canada ...
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27.09.2011
Instruction in Teacher Training
Cultural Contexts and Situated Possibilities in the Teaching of Second Language Writing
Drawing on the theory of situated learning and teacher knowledge as situated, the authors have examined the ways in which two L2 writing teachers in Hong Kong perceived and responded to the ...
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18.06.2011
Multiculturalism & Diversity
A Grounded Theory of New Aboriginal teachers' Perceptions: The Cultural Attributions of Medicine Wheel Teachings
The goal of this research was to examine new Aboriginal teachers' thoughts and experiences during their induction into the profession and to articulate a descriptive theory of these percepti...
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02.03.2011
Multiculturalism & Diversity
Family Obligations in Micronesian Cultures: Implications for Educators
In this article, the author explores the relationships and responsibilities of family members to each other in Micronesian cultures and implications for Micronesian parent priorities that ma...
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09.01.2011
Preservice Teachers
Reflective Journal Writing: Deaf Pre-Service Teachers With Hearing Children
In this article, the authors examine the content of reflective journals as written by Deaf pre-service teachers during their semester of student-teaching practicum in a general education cla...
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21.12.2010
Instruction in Teacher Training
Conceptions of Effective Mathematics Teaching within a Cultural Context: Perspectives of Teachers from China and the United States
This study examines Chinese and U.S. teachers’ beliefs concerning effective teaching within a cultural context. Nine Chinese teachers and 11 U.S. teachers were selected for the study.The fin...
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02.11.2010
Instruction in Teacher Training
Chinese Number Words, Culture, and Mathematics Learning
This review evaluates the role of language in explaining the relatively superior performance of Chinese and other East Asian students in cross-national studies of mathematics achievement. Th...
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29.10.2010
Trends in Teacher Education
Mobilities of Youth: social and spatial trajectories in a segregated Sweden
This paper examines youth mobilities in three geographic and socio-economically diverse Swedish contexts. This article draws attention to the fact that geographical mobility, as a form of hu...
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17.10.2010
Beginning Teachers
Beginning Teachers’ Job Experiences in Multi-ethnic Schools
This paper reports on an exploratory study of beginning teachers’ experiences in one secondary multi-ethnic school in Flanders. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with six beginning t...
Abstract
30.05.2010
Instruction in Teacher Training
End-of-High-School Mathematics Attainment: How Did Students Get There?
This study examines how high school graduates got to where they were in terms of mathematics attainment. In addition, the study explored what factors might predict students’ attainment and t...
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12.01.2010
Research Methods
Critical Action Research: the Achievement Group
Critical action research is contextualized in a low socioeconomic, multicultural urban school in Auckland, New Zealand. The research was part of a meta project which aimed to raise the ac...
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01.12.2009
Instruction in Teacher Training
Meaningful Social Studies for Elementary Students
This article begins with an overview of elementary social studies, considering its purposes and goals. The article then considers different approaches and focusing on the approach recommende...
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