International Portal of Teacher Education

Multiculturalism & Diversity
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10.01.2018
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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21.12.2017
Learning to Teach Mindfully: Examining the Self in the Context of Multicultural Education
This article describes a self-study partnership between the authors, Tom and Deb, two teacher educators from different institutions. The partnership between the authors began with discussion...
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03.12.2017
The Emotional Work of Discomfort and Vulnerability in Multicultural Teacher Education
This study examines what types of emotional work are entailed in approaching multicultural education from a pedagogy and an ethnic of discomfort. The findings reveal a typology of the kinds ...
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21.11.2017
Preservice Teachers’ Learning with Yuin Country: Becoming Respectful Teachers in Aboriginal Education
This article investigates how preservice teachers developed a relationships with country. The author has described preservice teachers who participated in an elective subject Engaging Koori ...
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01.11.2017
Preparing Culturally Responsive Teachers: Effective Practices in Teacher Education
This article aims to describe pedagogical practices used by teacher educators who prepare teachers to be culturally responsive. The authors, who are teacher educators themselves, recognize t...
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18.10.2017
Sexualities of Initial Teacher Education Applicants in the Republic of Ireland: Addressing the Hidden Dimension of Diversity in Teaching
The present paper examines initial teacher education (ITE) students’ sexual orientations and the intersections of students’ sexualities, socio-demographic backgrounds and career motivations....
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13.09.2017
Joining the Dots between Teacher Education and Widening Participation in Higher Education
This article examines the barriers to accessing teacher education for students from excluded groups both theoretically and in practice – using two examples: one in the North West of England ...
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09.08.2017
Differentiated Instruction: Are Hong Kong In-service Teachers Ready?
This study aims to examine in-service teachers’ readiness for using differentiated instruction (DI) strategies and perceived challenges in its implementation. The results indicate that teach...
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28.05.2017
The Challenging Problem of Educational Diversity
Education assumes the existence of diversity. Management of diversity in education reflects the dilemma between one need and another, when both are necessary. The tension between the inheren...
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14.05.2017
Preparing Teachers as Allies in Indigenous Education: Benefits of an American Indian Content and Pedagogy Course
This research explores relationship building and improvements in knowledge, skills, and dispositions of pre-service teachers enrolled in an Indigenous education content and pedagogy methods ...
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29.03.2017
“That Fuego, that Fire in their Stomach”: Academically Successful Latinas/os and Racial Opportunity Cost
This article discusses the racial opportunity cost of academic achievement for Latina/o students who graduated from urban high schools and participated in a larger study of 18 high-achieving...
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15.01.2017
Making It Better for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students through Teacher Education: A Collaborative Self-Study
In this self-study, two educators – a university professor and a classroom teacher, who facilitated a workshop titled “Sexual Diversity in Secondary Schools” in a faculty of education in a m...
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02.01.2017
Teachers’ Beliefs of Behaviors, Learning, and Teaching Related to Minority Students: A Comparison of Han and Mongolian Chinese Teachers
This study surveyed the beliefs of behavior, learning, and teaching that the mainstream Han and minority Mongolian Chinese teachers in the same school contexts hold about their Mongolian Chi...
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02.01.2017
Multicultural Apprenticeships in Teacher Education
This article aims to explore the theoretical structure of what the authors call multicultural apprenticeships in teacher education. This structure is drawn from decades of scholarship and re...
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14.04.2016
Behind the Scenes of a Unique Initiative for the Program, "Preparing former Ethiopians for Teaching"
This article describes a unique initiative in Israel for preparing former immigrants from Ethiopia to become teachers. The author, who initiated this program in her college, describes the ch...
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29.03.2016
Helping the Marginalised or Supporting the Elite? Affirmative Action as a Tool for Increasing Access to Higher Education for Ethnic Roma
This article aims to test the statement that affirmative action fails to target the most marginalised members of a disadvantaged group, and instead it supports the group’s most affluent mem...
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07.02.2016
An Educational and Treatment Model of an Alternative to Detention for Unaccompanied Minors from Africa in Israel: The Placement of Adolescents from Eritrea and Sudan, in Residential Schools
Most of the young refugees crossing the border to Israel lack any documents. The first stage after being caught by law enforcement agencies is placement in immigrant detention centers. One o...
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23.11.2015
Enacting Critical Literacy: The Case of a Language Minority Preservice Teacher
This study of an Asian female prospective teacher describes a language minority student's ways of enacting critical literacy in a teacher preparation program in the United States. It discuss...
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18.11.2015
The Cultural Responsiveness of Teacher Candidates towards Roma Pupils in Serbia and Slovenia – Case Studies
This study seeks to determine how differences in the Slovenian and Serbian contexts are reflected in differences in the initial cultural responsiveness of student teachers with regard to Rom...
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16.08.2015
Undergraduate Latina/o Students: A Systematic Review of Research Identifying Factors Contributing to Academic Success Outcomes
This article describes a systematic review, which was conducted to produce an up-to-date and comprehensive summary of qualitative and quantitative evidence specific to the factors related to...
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03.08.2015
Getting into the Zone: Cases of Student-Centered Multicultural Literacy Teacher Education
The goal of this article is to report a preliminary work on student-centered teacher preparation to promote school success among culturally and linguistically diverse learners. The authors b...
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07.07.2015
Whiteness and Social Studies Teacher Education: Tensions in the Pedagogical Task
In this article, the authors analyzed the experiences of a cohort of predominantly White pre-service social studies teachers discussing race and Whiteness in relation to education. The autho...
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05.07.2015
Popular Visual Images and the (Mis)Reading of Black Male Youth: A Case for Racial Literacy in Urban Preservice Teacher Education
The authors argue for the development of racial literacy in preservice teacher education programs as a pedagogical method to mitigate the misreading of Black male students in teacher candida...
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30.04.2015
Know Your Role: Black College Students, Racial Identity, and Performance
This paper reports on a critical constructivist study of racial identity and performance among 13 Black, traditional-age students enrolled at three different colleges, two historically Black...
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29.04.2015
“Advanced Classes? They’re Only for White Kids”: How One Kansas School Is Changing the Face of Honors and Advanced Placement Courses
This study focused on students enrolled in the advanced history classes. It aimed to obtain an accurate picture of minority student enrollment in advanced placement classes at Wichita High S...
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14.04.2015
Analysing ‘Migrant’ Membership Frames through Education Policy Discourse: An Example of Restrictive ‘Integration’ Policy within Europe
This examination aims to deconstruct specific membership framing within Europe and boundary setting between inclusion and exclusion of certain groups in policy sectors such as education. Ana...
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14.04.2015
The ‘Immigrant Corner’: A Place for Identification and Resistance
This paper shows how young people in a Swedish upper-secondary school negotiate identities through social relations in a particular part of a school corridor that they call the ‘immigrant co...
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13.04.2015
“It’s not just Learning English, It’s Learning Other Cultures”: Belonging, Power, and Possibility in an Immigrant Contact Zone
This article is an ethnographic investigation of a multiethnic, multilingual classroom. It examines the ways in which immigrant students’ goals for community and belonging were mediated by t...
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25.03.2015
Teachers’ Awareness of Their Diverse Classrooms: The Nature of Elementary Teachers’ Reflections on Their Science Teaching Practice
This article examines in-service elementary teachers’ reflections on their science teaching when working with diverse students. The findings provide an understanding of how these teachers ex...
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12.03.2015
Teaching the Psychosocial Subject: White Students and Racial Privilege
This article examines white resistance to racial self-understanding. The author analyzes the relation between white racial identity development theory, appeals to racial discourses and theme...
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16.02.2015
The Consequences of Cumulative Discrimination: How Special Schooling Influences Employment and Wages of Roma in the Czech Republic
This paper looks at the role of special schooling in driving labour market inequalities between Roma and non-Roma in the Czech Republic. The authors find that the discriminatory streaming of...
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16.02.2015
Structural Dimensions of Roma School Desegregation Policies in Central and Eastern Europe
This article aims to address the causes of school desegregation failure of the children study at Rome's schools. This article argues that the narrow desegregation aims prevents creation of c...
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16.02.2015
Inclusion, Integration or Perpetual Exclusion? A Critical Examination of the Decade of Roma Inclusion, 2005‑2015
The initiative "Decade of Roma Inclusion, 2005‑2015" was planned in order to eliminate the marginalization and discrimination of Roma in the areas of housing, health care, employment and edu...
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06.01.2015
Multiculturalism in Teacher Education Institutes - The Relationship between Formulated Official Policies and Grassroots Initiatives
The current study examined the multicultural policies advocated and the actual practices in two teacher education colleges in Israel. The main findings reveal a gap between multicultural di...
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10.11.2014
Teachers’ Perspectives on Environmental Education in Multicultural Contexts: Towards Culturally-Responsive Environmental Education
This article explores teachers’ perspectives on enacting environmental education (EE) in a multicultural context. In understanding teacher strategies in adapting EE to a multicultural contex...
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16.09.2014
Gaps or Bridges in Multicultural Teacher Education: A Q Study of Attitudes toward Student Diversity
This article aimed to examine both preservice teachers’ and teacher educators’ attitudes toward student diversity. Two array groups emerged: Students Are Students and Diversity Advocates. Th...
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21.08.2014
Dynamic Diversity: Toward a Contextual Understanding of Critical Mass
This article provides a deeper understanding of critical mass, a concept that has become central in litigation efforts related to affirmative action admissions policies that seek to further ...
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25.06.2014
Diversity ≠ Inclusion: Promoting Integration in Higher Education
The author argues that enrollment of a diverse student body is but a pragmatic first step toward the broader social goal of inclusion. She also asks whether motives for campus diversificatio...
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19.02.2014
Examining Social Political Contexts in Teacher Preparation in Palestine
This research explores teaching English as a foreign language in the West Bank, Palestine. The study demonstrates the importance of addressing socio-political contexts to make teaching meani...
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20.11.2013
Talking Back: Teaching and Learning through Autobiographies in Multicultural Education
This article focuses on the ways in which pre-service teachers use autobiographical inquiry to reflect on the impact of the context of real public schools and K-12 students on their construc...
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17.09.2013
Living Contradictions and Working for Change: Toward a Theory of Social Class–Sensitive Pedagogy
This article describes a vision of social class–sensitive pedagogy aimed at disrupting endemic classism in schools. The authors claim that educators may unwittingly alienate the very student...
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17.09.2013
Race, Ethnicity, and College Success: Examining the Continued Significance of the Minority-Serving Institution
This article evaluates student postsecondary outcomes by race and ethnicity in Texas’s large minority-serving institution (MSI) sector utilizing state administrative data from 1997 to 2008. ...
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17.06.2013
The Dilemma of Cultural Responsiveness and Professionalization: Listening Closer to Immigrant Teachers Who Teach Children of Recent Immigrants
The authors present an analysis of the teacher interviews which were conducted in five U.S. cities with 50 preschool teachers. These interviews were part of a comparative study in Europe and...
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25.04.2013
Urban Education and Segregation: The Responses from Young People
The author discusses schooling in the neighbourhoods typically associated with problems and challenges, in order to explore young people’s responses to their schooling and social positions.
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25.04.2013
Why Are Migrant Students Better Off in Certain Types of Educational Systems or Schools than in Others?
This article is concerned with the combined estimation of the effects of educational systems, school composition, track level, and country of origin on the educational achievement of 15-year...
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24.03.2013
Through a Glass Darkly: The Persistence of Race in Education Research & Scholarship
Each of the social sciences that contribute to the field of education has a history of racialized understandings that make their way to both our research and practice.
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24.03.2013
A Call to Duty: Educational Policy and School Reform Addressing the Needs of Children From Military Families
This article examines the intersections among state policy, school reform, and the educational experiences of military children.
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06.03.2013
The Role of Single-Sex Education in the Academic Engagement of College-Bound Women: A Multilevel Analysis
This study compares levels of self-reported academic engagement between female graduates of single-sex and coeducational private high schools using nationwide data on these students at the p...
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26.02.2013
Race, Poverty and SAT Scores: Modeling the Influences of Family Income on Black and White High School Students’ SAT Performance
This research examine the association of family income with SAT performance. Results suggest the effects of family income on SAT scores are substantial, non-linear, and nearly twice as large...
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26.02.2013
Learning to Resist: Educational Counter-Narratives of Black College Reentry Mothers
The purpose of this study was to examine the schooling experiences of five Black college reentry mothers. This study also aimed to explicate the ways in which the participants theorize and ...
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20.11.2012
Attitudes to Diversity: A Cross-Cultural Study of Education Students in Spain, England and the United States
This study investigates how notions of human diversity and difference are understood by education students in Spain, England and the United States. The authors developed the Beliefs and Atti...
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20.06.2012
Challenges in Teaching for Critical Multicultural Citizenship: Student Teaching in an Accountability-Driven Context
The purpose of this paper is to examine how three preservice teachers who supported the tenets of critical multicultural citizenship negotiated the constraints they encountered when trying t...
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20.05.2012
Getting Queer: Teacher Education, Gender Studies, and the Cross-Disciplinary Quest for Queer Pedagogies
In this autobiographical feminist narrative research, the author considers her queer academic life from the perspective of an “out” lesbian teacher education and queer studies teacher. This ...
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16.05.2012
‘A Friend Who Understand Fully’: Notes on Humanizing Research in a Multiethnic Youth Community
Through participant observation and interview, the researcher’s efforts must coincide with the students’ to engage in critical thinking about the problems and issues of interest as both the ...
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04.04.2012
White Institutional Presence: The Impact of Whiteness on Campus Climate
In this article, the author focuses on African American undergraduates to illuminate the consequences of situated White academic beliefs, procedures, and traditions on social and academic li...
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14.03.2012
Assessing Neighborhood Racial Segregation and Macroeconomic Effects in the Education of African Americans
The triangulated approach of this review assesses (a) the association of a neighborhood’s racial segregation and low level of economic resources to less academic success, (b) whether certain...
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12.03.2012
Integrated, Marginal, and Resilient: Race, Class, and the Diverse Experiences of White First-Generation College Students
The goal of this study is to gain a better understanding of the experiences of persistent, first-generation students. The author conducted in-depth interviews with 28 white, first-generation...
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08.02.2012
Bedouin Special-Education Teachers as Agents of Social Change
This study examines the career motives of minority special-education teachers in the Bedouin Arab society of southern Israel. The results show that the teachers aspire to become agents of so...
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25.01.2012
Broadening the Meaning of Citizenship Education: Native Americans and Tribal Nationhood
In this article, the author argues that a socially just and effective citizenship education means including and understanding the historical and political contexts of Indigenous Americans. ...
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10.01.2012
Teachers From Five Nations Share Perspectives on Culture and Citizenship
This study examined the perspectives of preK-12 teachers from five nations. These teachers share their attitudes regarding the concepts of culture and citizenship and the intersections of th...
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29.12.2011
Internationally Educated Female Teachers in the Neoliberal Context: Their Labour Market and Teacher Certification Experiences in Canada
In this article, the authors consider the difficulties that a group of internationally educated female teachers encountered in the process of seeking certification in the Canadian Maritimes....
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20.12.2011
Transformative Learning and Identity Formation on the ‘Smiling Coast’ of West Africa
This article presents a research undertaken during a study visit to The Gambia. The authors argue that study visits to The Gambia and other developing countries have the potential to enable ...
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06.12.2011
What Do Secondary Trainee Teachers Say about Teaching as A Profession of their “Choice” in Malawi?
The current study is concerned with the recruitment of secondary teachers in Malawi. Trainee teachers’ dispositions are central to recruitment and retention within the teaching profession. T...
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06.12.2011
Inside and Outside the Integrated Bilingual Palestinian–Jewish Schools in Israel: Teachers’ Perceptions of Personal, Professional and Political Positioning
This study explored how teachers of the integrated bilingual Palestinian–Jewish schools in Israel construct their school culture in relation to various outside pressures in their attempt to ...
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30.11.2011
Listening to Teacher Lore: The Challenges and Resources of Korean Heritage Language Teachers
This article describes a study which explored the experiences of four Korean heritage language teachers in the United States. Specifically, the study focuses on challenges they face and the ...
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21.11.2011
Taiwanese Technical Education Teachers’ Professional Development: An Examination of Some Critical Factors
The goal of the current study was to probe into the influences of task autonomy, organizational learning, and group cohesiveness on innovation of professional development by technical educa...
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17.11.2011
Promoting Peaceful Coexistence in Conflict-Ridden Cyprus: Teachers’ Difficulties and Emotions towards a New policy Initiative
This article looks at teachers’ perceptions of difficulties and emotions about a recent policy initiative in the Greek-Cypriot educational system to promote peaceful coexistence. The finding...
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03.11.2011
“So, Where Do They Fit In?” Teachers’ Perspectives of Multi-Cultural Education and Diversity in Singapore
The authors examined secondary school teachers’ perceptions of diversity and multicultural education in Singapore. Findings indicate that although a majority of the participants based their...
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03.11.2011
Developing Cohesion and Building Positive Relationships through Storytelling in a Culturally Diverse New Zealand Classroom
This study was designed to investigate what participants learnt about themselves, others and cultural perspectives when they told and listened to one another’s personal stories. The particip...
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27.10.2011
Cultural Narcissism and Education Reform
This article represents a tentative step toward understanding the social and psychological underpinnings of education reform in the United States during the last quarter century. This analyt...
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24.10.2011
When Gender Issues Are Not Just About Women: Reconsidering Male Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
The primary purpose of this study is to examine the research and literature on African American male enrollment, experiences, and degree completion trends at four-year Historically Black Col...
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24.10.2011
Democracy Now? Race, Education, and Black Self-Determination
This paper considers how the PICS decisions impact notions of educational equity and self-determination for African Americans. The author recommends that despite the PICS decision, school ad...
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07.10.2011
Rethinking Assumptions of Demographic Privilege: Diversity among White Preservice Teachers
The findings reported in this article developed from a yearlong study of white preservice teachers (WPTs) engaged in a dialogue circle around issues of race in education. The author was int...
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26.07.2011
Professional Status of Elementary Teaching in Turkey: A Delphi Study
The purpose of this study is to describe the extent to which elementary teaching in Turkey exhibits the characteristics of a profession. Evidence was drawn primarily from a Delphi methodolog...
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26.07.2011
Why Men Become Elementary School Teachers: Insights From an Elementary Teacher Education Program
The purpose of this study was to explore the factors that influence men to enter the field of elementary education, which is predominantly female. The factor herein are described by nine mal...
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05.07.2011
Teachers' Emotional Experiences of Growing Diversity and Multiculturalism in Schools and the Prospects of an Ethic of Discomfort
The current paper analyzes the ways in which emotions are constituted and mobilized by teachers to respond to growing diversity and multiculturalism in schools. The analysis is based on a tw...
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18.06.2011
Studying English with Thai and Native-Speaking Teachers
The current research examined how students in foundation English classes perceive their Thai and native-speaking teachers. The authors aimed to explore three areas: (1) students' previous ba...
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18.06.2011
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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13.06.2011
Intersections of Race and Sexuality in a Teacher Education Course
This article examines the ways that a group of US pre-service teachers expressed and challenged each other's contradictory discourses about teaching for social justice. Particularly signific...
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13.06.2011
Critical Liberal Education: An Undergraduate Pedagogy for Teacher Candidates in Socially Diverse University Settings
The current paper addresses the lack of attention universities have given to adjusting liberal education, the undergraduate major for teachers in California, to the increase of multi-ethnic,...
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14.04.2011
Intercultural Learning in English as Foreign Language Instruction: The Importance of Teachers’ Intercultural Experience and the Usefulness of Precise Instructional Directives
This paper focuses on the teaching of intercultural topics in the context of English as a foreign language (EFL) at German schools. The article presents the results of an analysis of data fr...
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14.04.2011
Competition, Economic Rationalization, Increased Surveillance, and Attacks on Diversity: Neo-Liberalism and the Transformation of Teacher Education in the U.S.
The current article discusses recent developments in U.S. teacher education that are tied to the global neo-liberal project. The article focuses on how changes experienced throughout the wor...
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10.04.2011
When Boys Won't Be Boys: Discussing Gender with Young Children
In this essay, the authors are a mother and a daughter who reflect on gender roles and how they are enacted in the classroom. Writing in separate voices, the authors raise critical questions...
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10.04.2011
From Forced Tolerance to Forced Busing: Wartime Intercultural Education and the Rise of Black Educational Activism in Boston
A historical analysis of racialized politics in Boston's public schools in the decades preceding school desegregation illustrates a complex interplay among race, class, and ethnicity that ce...
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17.03.2011
Transnational Curriculum Studies: Reconceptualization Discourse in South Korea
In this paper, the author describes the historical development of curriculum studies in South Korea over the last 3 decades by focusing on reconceptualist approaches to curriculum. The autho...
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02.03.2011
Latin@ Advocacy in the Hyphen: Faculty Identity and Commitment in a Hispanic-Serving Institution
In the present study, the authors examine their own experiences as female junior scholars with multicultural backgrounds teaching at the same Hispanic-serving institution. The research sugge...
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02.03.2011
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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02.03.2011
Homophobia and Heterosexism in a College of Education: A Culture of Fear, A Culture of Silence
In the current study, the authors examine how broad heteronormative discourses circulate, become embodied within, negotiated by, and potentially resisted within a university, a college of ed...
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24.02.2011
Dangerously Important Moment(s) in Reflexive Research Practices with Immigrant Youth
The author is a white, working middle-class adult queer from the Southwest USA. The author studies Mexican (im)migrant, poor, working, straight adolescent boys in California. The ethnographi...
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24.02.2011
Assumptions, Emotions, and Interpretations as Ethical Moments: Navigating A Small-Scale Cross-Cultural Online Interviewing Study
In this article, the author maps important 'messy' elements that the author learned from his five-month small-scale research project, one that was designed around pivotal works on online soc...
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23.01.2011
Identity Shifts: Queering Teacher Education Research
The authors initially were concerned with the climate in their teacher education program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) preservice teachers. The authors interviewed fiv...
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11.01.2011
The Heteronormative Classroom: Questioning and Liberating Practices
This article is a critical examination of the ideologies and practices that educators bring to bear on their classrooms in order to create inclusive, safe, and welcoming environments for all...
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02.01.2011
Advantage Girls: A Look at Women's Language in the Classroom
This research study explores gender-based language, in this case women's language, and the classroom. The study specifically examines examples of women's language and how this language affec...
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26.12.2010
Gender Balance in Primary Initial Teacher Education: Some Current Perspectives
This article discusses the findings of a research study undertaken by a group of providers of ITE (initial teacher education) in England aiming to examine current issues relating to the recr...
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28.11.2010
Teacher Effects and the Achievement Gap: Do Teacher and Teaching Quality Influence the Achievement Gap Between Black and White and High- and Low-SES Students in the Early Grades?
In this study, the authors explore the extent to which specific aspects of teacher quality and teaching quality influence mathematics achievement growth and the achievement gap between Whit...
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23.11.2010
Listening to Strangers: Classroom Discussion in Democratic Education
The author argues that the practice of speaking and listening to strangers is crucial to democratic citizen formation. The author outlines a discursive approach to the cultivation of enlight...
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23.11.2010
Cultivating Racial Literacy in White, Segregated Settings: Emotions as Site of Ethical Engagement and Inquiry
Drawing on writing from a first-year composition class, this paper examines how White students approach racial literacy in a segregated, rural college setting in the United States. The autho...
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23.11.2010
Committed White Male Teachers and Identifications: Toward Creative Identifications and a “Second Wave” of White Identity Studies
This research reflection articulates complex, viable, and creative White identities, reconceptualized here as creative identifications. Using life history methodology, this research reflecti...
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23.11.2010
Toward a Practice of Polyphonic Dialogue in Multicultural Teacher Education
In this article, the author has attempted to guide her students in critiquing and reconceptualizing the deficit view of students, particularly minority students, endemic to the American scho...
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23.11.2010
The Role of Subjective Motivation in Girls' Secondary Schooling: The Case of Avoidance of Abuse in Belize
In this study, the author argues that secondary schoolgirls' subjective motivations played a key role in their educational experiences during the late 1990s. The author used ethnographic dat...
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10.11.2010
Scholarship Girls Aren't the Only Chicanas Who Go to College: Former Chicana Continuation High School Students Disrupting the Educational Achievement Binary
In this article, the authors re-conceptualize the way educational scholarship defines "high achieving." The authors use critical race theory, Latina/o critical theory, and Chicana feminist e...
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29.10.2010
Gender Patterns and Student Agency: Secondary School Students’ Perceptions Over Time
This paper focuses on students’ perceptions of gender relations in school over the last three decades. The analysis is based on data from three inquiry surveys in Swedish secondary schools. ...
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29.10.2010
Time, Space and Young People’s Agency in Vocational Upper Secondary Education: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
This paper is based on ethnographic studies in the context of vocational education: two in Sweden and one in Finland. The article focuses on temporal and spatial dimensions of three educa...
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29.10.2010
Student Participation in Activities with Influential Outcomes: Issues of Gender, Individuality and Collective Thinking in Swedish Secondary Schools
This article examines how students engaged in the democratic processes involved in the formation of an action group intended to influence their school by making it more environmentally frien...
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29.10.2010
Gendered Post-Compulsory Educational Choices of Non-Heterosexual Youth
This article focuses on the post-compulsory educational choices of non-heterosexual young people in Finland. The article argues that, in addition to class and gender, sexuality is another r...
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29.10.2010
Perceptions of Special Education Professors and Culturally Linguistically Diverse Doctoral Students on Cohorts
The authors investigate the perceptions related to cohort education models (CEMs) of special education professors and doctoral students. The doctoral program was located in a Carnegie-design...
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19.10.2010
Themes in the Research on Preservice Teachers’ Views of Cultural Diversity: Implications for Researching Millennial Preservice Teachers
This paper traces themes found in the research on preservice teachers’ views of cultural diversity. The article seeks to draw insights that inform education researchers interested in interro...
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05.09.2010
Male Primary School Teachers: Helping or Hindering a Move to Gender Equity?
A small study of men teachers in England, Sweden and New Zealand explored the extent to which the men believed their teacher education had prepared them to teach in the gendered environment ...
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17.08.2010
Dimensions of Diversity: Challenges to Secondary School Teachers with Implications for Intercultural Teacher Education
The purpose of this study was to determine the level of intercultural sensitivity of Hong Kong secondary school teachers. Three hundred and eighty-six serving teachers were surveyed. Find...
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03.08.2010
Female Islamic Studies Teachers in Saudi Arabia: A Phenomenological Study
This study describes the experiences of Saudi Arabian female Islamic Studies teachers. The study draws on phenomenology as a guiding theoretical framework. The seven teachers involved in the...
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03.08.2010
Student Attitudes and the Teaching and Learning of Race, Culture and Politics
This study explores student attitudes and learning before and after completing a course in race, culture and politics at an American university in California. Data were gathered over a three...
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03.08.2010
Lesbian Teachers, Harassment and the Workplace
Drawn from a larger study examining the experiences of lesbian teachers working in high schools across New South Wales (NSW), Australia, this article examines the ways in which interpersonal...
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13.07.2010
White Male Teachers on Difference: Narratives of Contact and Tensions
This research reflection explores a narrative pattern that emerged in participants' interviews on student differences. This reflection reveals tensions between participants' structural and d...
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13.07.2010
Gaining Research Access into the Lives of Muslim Girls: Researchers Negotiating Muslimness, Modesty, Inshallah, and Haram
This article explores the process of gaining research access into the lives of Muslim girls in the southwest USA. The authors discuss four emerging 'entry markers' that challenged the proces...
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31.03.2008
Coping with high-achieving transnationalist immigrant students: The experience of Israeli teachers
The study examines teachers' attitudes towards high achieving immigrant students. The study follows one teacher's work with highly motivated and academically successful immigrant children fr...
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04.07.2010
'After-Queer': Subjunctive Pedagogies
This article offers a reading of the 2006 film The History Boys, which depicts eight male working-class grammar school students preparing for exams to enter Oxford and Cambridge and two teac...
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04.07.2010
After Dark in the Antipodes: Pedagogy, Place and Queer Phenomenology
This article pursues issues of pedagogy, place and queer phenomenology in the context of what might be meant by the term 'after-queer' or 'what falls outside queer' as we currently theorise,...
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04.07.2010
'After-Queer' Tendencies in Queer Research
In thinking through an 'after-queer', the authors identify and seek to account for particular habits of thought that are often associated with queer research in education and queer research ...
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13.06.2010
The Storytelling Project Model: A Theoretical Framework for Critical Examination of Racism Through the Arts
The authors describe the collaborative theory-building process. This process is used by a diverse creative team of academics, artists, teachers, and undergraduate students to develop a model...
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13.06.2010
After Seattle: Social Science Research and Narrowly Tailored School Desegregation Plans
This essay discusses Justice Kennedy’s unique views in the Seattle school desegregation decision. The article also tries to clarify the relationship between social science evidence on desegr...
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01.06.2010
Children of Immigrants and Educational Expectations: The Roles of School Composition
This article explores the effect that the proportion of children of immigrants in a school has on all students’ expectations and examines the differential effects of school composition on th...
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01.06.2010
Social Isolation and Social Cohesion: The Effects of K–12 Neighborhood and School Segregation on Intergroup Orientations
This study examines the relationship between social cohesion and social isolation at the institutional level in schools and neighborhoods. The study uses data from the National Longitudinal ...
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30.05.2010
Race and Academic Achievement in Racially Diverse High Schools: Opportunity and Stratification
This study examines the mathematics course-taking of White, African American, and Latino students in racially diverse schools and the effects of different opportunity structures in those sch...
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30.05.2010
Increasing Racial Isolation and Test Score Gaps in Mathematics: A 30-Year Perspective
The authors analyze nationally representative data from 1972, 1982, 1992, and 2004, examining the mathematics achievement of four high school senior cohorts, and several school and family ba...
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25.05.2010
“You Can Form Your Own Point of View”: Internally Persuasive Discourse in Northern Ireland Students’ Encounters With History
In this study, the authors sought to understand how students in Northern Ireland make sense of competing approaches to history, and in particular, how they understand the relationship betwee...
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25.05.2010
“To Not Be a Traitor of Black English”: Youth Perceptions of Language Rights in an Urban Context
This article examines perceptions of language by two African American teenage males who travel between the intricacies of Black English and Academic English in their daily lives. To understa...
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27.04.2010
Acting on Beliefs in Teacher Education for Cultural Diversity
This discussion focuses on an aspect of teacher education for diversity. It is preservice teachers’ and teacher educators’ attitudes and beliefs about racial, cultural, and ethnic difference...
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27.04.2010
What Does Teacher Education Have to Do With Teaching? Implications for Diversity Studies
Several concepts that are important for inclusion in any teacher education curriculum regarding diversity studies are clarified in this article. The author outlines important concepts that c...
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02.03.2010
Barriers to Success: A Narrative of One Latina Student's Struggles
In this article, the author discusses some common themes found in her experiences as a Latina undergraduate student. During the summer of 2008, the author conducted fieldwork in a rural town...
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02.03.2010
Dimensions of the Transfer Choice Gap: Experiences of Latina and Latino Students Who Navigated Transfer Pathways
This article examines what happens to three Latina and two Latino students who navigated transfer pathways from a community college to four-year colleges. Although all but one of these stude...
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31.01.2010
The Cultural Practice of Reading and the Standardized Assessment of Reading Instruction: When Incommensurate Worlds Collide
This article critiques the articles by Connor et al., Croninger and Valli, Pianta and Hamre, and Rowan and Correnti, by taking a cultural-historical perspective on reading and reading instru...
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31.01.2010
The Refugee Action Support Program: Developing Understandings of Diversity
In a world increasingly globalised, it is crucial that preservice teachers are equipped with a range of pedagogical knowledges, understandings and practices related to diversity and differen...
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30.12.2009
Women of Color in a Bilingual/Dialectal Dilemma: Critical Race Feminism against a Curriculum of Oppression in Teacher Education
This article will discuss the work of a teacher educator who espouses critical race feminism as a means of fighting against a curriculum of oppression in teacher education. The article wi...
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18.11.2009
Developing Teacher Epistemological Sophistication About Multicultural Curriculum: A Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 2nd-year teacher who was in a graduate-level Multicultural Curriculum Design course, which was designed to develop the complexity with which teachers u...
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17.11.2009
The ABCs for Pre-service Teacher Cultural Competency Development
The purpose of this study was to combine pre-service teachers' self-reflection with their field experiences to enhance their cultural competency. Therefore, the study adopted Schmidt's ABC's...
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17.11.2009
Responding to Student Diversity amidst Tested Traditions and Testing Standards
Using the case of a secondary English department, this paper demonstrates how historical barriers to effectively educating diverse students have been reinforced by the current educational cl...
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02.11.2009
A Bridge to Developing Efficacious Science Teachers of All Students: Community-Based Service-Learning Supplemented with Explicit Discussions and Activities about Diversity
This study investigated the effects of community-based service-learning (CBSL), supplemented with discussions and activities about diversity, on the self-efficacy beliefs of preservice eleme...
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28.10.2009
The Influence of University Coursework on Pre-service Middle and High School Teachers’ Experiences with Multicultural Themes
The study examined the influence of university-based teacher education courses on pre-service middle and high school teachers’ experiences with multicultural themes in a secondary science al...
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17.06.2009
Conversations on Race in Teacher Education Cohorts
This article investigates the efficacy of employing the cohort model of teacher education for preparing pre-service teachers to address issues of race within an urban university setting. The...
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15.06.2009
Visualizing Culturally Relevant Science Pedagogy Through Photonarratives of Black Middle School Teachers
This study situated in a Southern resegregated Black middle school. It involved four Black teachers and two White science educators’ use of photonarratives to envision culturally relevant sc...
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11.06.2009
Building Cultural Responsiveness in Rural, Preservice Teachers Using a Multicultural Children's Literature Project
The purpose of this study was to describe the qualities of preservice early childhood teacher response to a multicultural children's literature project. Furthermore, the study aimed to evalu...
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10.06.2009
Te Kotahitanga: Addressing Educational Disparities Facing Māori Students in New Zealand
In this article, an Indigenous Māori Peoples' solution to the problems of educational disparities is detailed. Te Kotahitanga is a research and professional development project that seeks to...
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25.05.2009
The Other Side of the Story: Israeli and Palestinian Teachers Write a History Textbook Together
In this article, the authors present the work of a team of Israeli and Palestinian teachers who developed a history textbook that includes both groups' narratives of the same events side by ...
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18.05.2009
The Work of Multicultural Teacher Education: Reconceptualizing White Teacher Candidates as Learners
The article examines and challenges a widely held and often unexamined conception of White teacher candidates as learners about issues of diversity and equity in teacher education. This co...
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30.04.2009
Teaching in Culturally Diverse Contexts: What Knowledge about 'Self' and 'Others' Do Teachers Need?
The paper draws on data from a small-scale qualitative study conducted in Australia. This study investigated how pre-service teachers engaged with students from culturally diverse background...
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27.04.2009
A Model of School Change for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in New Zealand: A Summary and Evidence from Systematic Replication
A model of school change has been designed and implemented in a systematic replication series. Key principles are: that teachers need to be able to act as adaptive experts; that local eviden...
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23.04.2009
A Multicultural View of The Good Teacher in Israel
This study investigates the similarities and differences in the perception of the good teacher among a wide population, focusing on two aspects – ethnicity and gender. The research investiga...
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01.04.2009
Navigating The Unfamiliar in A Quest towards Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in The Classroom
This article investigates a New Zealand Pākehā (European) teacher's professional development experience working with Māori (indigenous people of New Zealand), and their protocols and practic...
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01.04.2009
Teachers’ Practical Knowledge about Classroom Management in Multicultural Classrooms
Creating a positive working atmosphere in the classroom is the first concern of many student and beginning teachers in secondary education. Teaching in multicultural classrooms provides addi...
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30.03.2009
What We're Teaching Teachers: An Analysis of Multicultural Teacher Education Coursework Syllabi
The study is an examination of syllabi from multicultural teacher education (MTE) courses taught across the United States. Using qualitative content analysis and drawing on existing typologi...
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04.02.2009
If Multicultural Science Education Standards’ Existed, What Would They Look Like?
This article suggests an initial set of multicultural science education standards for science methods course instructors of preservice teachers. These standards include dialogic conversation...
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02.02.2009
Making A Difference: Moving beyond the Superficial Treatment of Diversity
The literature on teacher education shows that historically, teacher education programs have aimed to address diversity with add-on or piecemeal approaches, with little success (McDonald, 20...
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21.01.2009
Multicultural Education: Raj's Story Using A Curricular Conceptual Lens of The Particular
In this study, the authors employ a curricular conceptual lens of the particular to explore the experience of multicultural education from the perspective of an immigrant student, Raj.
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21.01.2009
Social Competence as An Educational Goal: The Role of The Ethnic Composition and The Urban Environment of The School
This article concerns the relationship between social–educational goals and the school context. The authors used a questionnaire to map the educational goals of teachers in pre-vocational ...
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17.12.2008
The Influence of Multicultural Educational Practices on Student Outcomes and Intergroup Relations
In this article, the author uses James A. Banks’s conceptualization of the five components of multicultural educational practice—content integration, knowledge construction, prejudice reduct...
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26.11.2008
Shaping One Traditional Special Educator Preparation Program Toward More Cultural Competence
The traditional preservice teacher has been inadequate in preparing teacher for culturally and linguistically diverse student. The reason for this lack of preparation is the lack of diverse...
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24.11.2008
Women Secondary School Principals: Multicultural Voices from the Field
The intent for this project was to illuminate differences and commonalities of women leaders from different ethnic backgrounds through their own voices and to listen for strategies used to o...
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24.11.2008
Fostering Multiliteracies Pedagogy through Preservice Teacher Education
The article explores a multi-literacy approach for literacy teaching. The research examined 10 literacies professors, and 22 first year literacy teachers. It found that some of the difficul...
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24.11.2008
Bilingual Teachers' Performances of Power and Conflict
The article describes the use of Augusto Boal's Theater of the Oppressed (TO), as a form of academic and social support used in a recruitment and retention program for bilingual teachers in...
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10.11.2008
Fostering Critical Engagement in Preservice Teachers: Incorporating Weblogs Into Multicultural Education
A weblog was incorporated into a preservice teacher education course, addressing multicultural education. Implementation was examined using research framework. The preservice teacher were ...
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28.10.2008
Linguistically Responsive Teacher Education Preparing Classroom Teachers to Teach English Language Learners
Foreign language students have had little preparation from their teachers for providing the types of assistance that such learners need to successfully learn academic content and skills thro...
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26.10.2008
Critical Race Theory and Interest Convergence as Analytic Tools in Teacher Education Policies and Practices
The article examines the Derrick Bell's (1980) interest convergence can be used as an analytic, explanatory, and conceptual tool in the study and analyses of policies and practices in teache...
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24.10.2008
Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Beliefs about Science Teaching
A scale was created to examine preservice elementary teachers comfort about reforms teaching methods, assessment techniques, classroom management techniques, and science content. The study ...
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02.10.2008
Negotiating Resistance to Multiculturalism in a Teacher Education Curriculum: A Case Study
This study examined a teacher education program rooted in a social justice framework and intended to infuse multicultural education throughout the curriculum. Two teacher educators designe...
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17.09.2008
Cultural Discontinuity: Toward a Quantitative Investigation of a Major Hypothesis in Education
The article suggests ethical challenges and perceived discontinuity between home-and-school based experiences. The article offers definition and methodology for quantitative investigation of...
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17.09.2008
Fourth Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research—Lessons Learned and Opportunities Ignored Since Brown v. Board of Education: Youth Development and the Myth of a Color-Blind Society
The article explores the meaning of Brown Vs. The Board of Education as affirming not only to the meaning of "harm" also impoverished multiethnic youth reaffirm that America is not colorblin...
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17.09.2008
Diversity, Group Identity, and Citizenship Education in a Global Age
The author of this article argues liberal assimilations conceptions of citizenships and educations. He takes exception that citizenship education should be reformed so that it reflects the h...
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04.09.2008
How African American Parents Understand Their and Teachers' Roles in Children's Schooling and What this Means for Preparing Preservice Teachers
Preservice teachers are socialized by their own raced, classed, and gendered experiences to expect “caring parents” to behave and contribute in certain ways to their children's schooling. T...
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01.09.2008
Do Preschool Teachers Perceive Young Children from Immigrant Families Differently?
This article examined the teachers' mental models, regarding minds and learning of young children from different culture backgrounds in Israel. 18 preschool teachers from classes consisting ...
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01.09.2008
Connecting Writing and Speaking with Linguistically Diverse Teacher Education Students
This article examines the challenge for early childhood teacher education where diverse teachers are sought, but the diverse teachers find it hard to negotiate academic writing in English. T...
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23.07.2008
The Impact of a Field Immersion Program on Pre-service Teachers’ AttitudesToward Teaching in Culturally Diverse Classrooms
This study sought to influence both understanding a community and a positive attitude towards cultural diversity, through an on-site coursework and a long-term field placement. Findings sup...
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13.07.2008
The Contribution of Action-research to Training Teachers in Intercultural Education: A Research in the Field of Greek Minority Education
The aim of this research whether action-research can help educators help minority pupils. The research showed that the teachers’ training brought changes in their perceptions and attitudes ...
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19.06.2008
Pupils’ Attitudes Towards Foreign-language Learning and the Development of Literacy Skills in Bilingual Education
This study investigated effects on bilingual children on literacy skills and their attitude towards learning. Findings found that the bilingual classes, where 20% of the instruction was giv...
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19.06.2008
Preservice Teachers’ Culturally Responsive Teaching Self-efficacy and |Outcome Expectancy Beliefs
Two culturally responsive scales, Culturally Responsive Teaching Self-Efficacy Scale (CRTSE), and the Culturally Responsive Teaching Outcome Expectancy (CRTOE) Scale, written by author—were ...
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18.06.2008
Participatory Action Research: Collective Reflections on Gender, Culture, and Language
The study, a Participatory Action Research (PAR,) explored how preadolescent Latina girls in a Boston public school constructed their girlhood and other gender issues. But more focused, wer...
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12.05.2008
Addressing diversity in US Teacher Preparation Programs: A Survey of Elementary and Secondary Programs’ Priorities and Challenges from Across the United States of America
A survey on diversity was gathered on 142 public university elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs, indicating that race or ethnicity was the most emphasized diversity. This ...
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23.03.2008
From Foreigner Pedagogy to Intercultural Education: an analysis of the German responses to diversity and its impact on schools and students
This article first provides a socio-historical analysis of the German responses to migration-related cultural and religious diversity by tracing the development of educational policies from ...
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23.03.2008
The Impossibility of Minority Ethnic Educational ‘Success’? An Examination of the Discourses of Teachers and Pupils in British Secondary Schools
This article argues that in Britain dominant educational discourses of ‘the ideal pupil’ exclude minority ethnic pupils and prevent them from inhabiting a position of authentic ‘success’. It...
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23.03.2008
Culture-Blind? Parental Discourse on Religion, Ethnicity and Secularism in the French Educational Context
This article examines policy mediation and adaptation in a context where religious, ethnic and other cultural identities are not officially recognised in the public sphere but considered par...
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23.03.2008
Teachers’ Ideas about Multicultural Education in a Changing Society: the case of the Czech Republic
This article draws on Czech teachers’ ideas about multicultural education at a time when the teaching of multicultural education has become obligatory for primary and secondary schools. The ...
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23.03.2008
Education and Diversity in the Netherlands
The article shows how the Netherlands has partly accommodated itself to greater cultural diversity through compulsory reforms like intercultural education and citizenship education and throu...
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23.03.2008
Taking Identity Seriously: dilemmas for education policy and practice
If we are to fully understand and adequately respond to the multicultural question in European education, it is necessary to develop rich empirical descriptions and theoretically rigorous ex...
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23.03.2008
Race, Ethnicity and Difference versus Imagined Homogeneity within the European Union
This article argues three things. First, it argues that the perception of diversity being problematic in Europe has been generated largely by non-European immigration into urban areas. This ...
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11.03.2008
'Outsiders' and 'others': 'different' teachers teaching in culturally diverse classrooms
The article describes a study into minority teachers teaching in Australian schools. The qualitative study that consisted of interviews with teachers searched for broad themes and patterns r...
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04.03.2008
Have conceptual reforms (and one anti-reform) in preservice teacher education improved the education of multicultural, multilingual children and youth?
The article examines three conceptual reforms in US education and their effects on the education of multicultural and multilingual youth. The article also considers alternative certification...
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04.03.2008
Gender in Teaching: A Literature Review
The article focuses on a review of the different 'nature' of male and female teachers, their teaching styles, capabilities and effects. The study reviews gender differences from essentialist...
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02.03.2008
Unreached and Unreasonable: Curriculum Standards and Children's Understanding of Ethnic Diversity in Canada
This article traces the development of contemporary curriculum standards with regard to diversity and examines those standards in the context of a study of grade 7 students' understanding of...
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10.02.2008
World culture and experienced primary school teachers’ understandings of educational changes in Taiwan
The article describes a study exploring the perceptual changes among Taiwan's experienced teachers, and their responses to a converging world culture and environmental effects on people's in...
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05.02.2008
What student teachers learn about multicultural education from their cooperating teachers
A study to examine the role of cooperating teachers for increasingly diverse student population was conducted with five cooperating teachers from California. The teachers reported that thei...
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05.02.2008
Teachers’ professional vulnerability and cultural tradition: A Chinese paradox
The article describes teachers' feelings of susceptibility as expressed in an online teachers' community in Mainland China. The study reveals how changes in policy affect teachers' professi...
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05.02.2008
Diversity study circles in teacher education practice: An experiential learning project
The article examines the integration of primarily white preservice teachers into educational environments that include students of diverse cultures and races. The paper describes the use of ...
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05.02.2008
Connected and culturally embedded beliefs: Chinese and US teachers talk about how their students best learn mathematics
Teachers' beliefs regarding how students learn mathematics in China and in the United States is the subject of an interview study. The study revealed distinct differences of thinking about h...
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27.01.2008
” We Are Multiculturalism": A Self-study of Faculty of Colour With Pre-service Teachers of Colour
This paper reports a self-study of three faculty of colour engaged in teaching a special summer session geared to recruiting people of colour to teaching. Given our past experiences in insti...
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27.01.2008
Integrating Katz and Chard's Project Approach with Multicultural Education in the University Classroom
The article describes the engagement of a group of early childhood education candidate in a special approach developed to learn about multicultural education. The opportunity for hands-on ex...
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27.01.2008
Students of Colour as Cultural Consultants: A Self-study of Race and Social Justice Issues in a teacher Education Programme
This paper documents our learning over a 3-year period from students of colour in our M.Ed. certification programme. Students of colour are always a minority (8% to 20%) in our programmes. D...
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24.01.2008
Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of Culture in Early Care and Education Programs on a Native American Indian Reservation
The authors studied the perceptions of early childhood education preservice teachers versus in-service teachers regarding family and community culture on two Indian reservations in Montana. ...
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14.01.2008
Secret Transmissions: Modelling cross-cultural relations in classroom discourses
The article examines the deficit model in which indigenous students are still positioned between an image of what they once were as disadvantaged and what they are supposed to become in the ...
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09.01.2008
Singaporean Early Childhood Teachers' beliefs about Literacy Development in a Multilingual Context
The article examines a study into early childhood education in Singapore regarding language and literacy development, given its importance to subsequent academic achievement. 79 teachers of ...
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09.01.2008
Getting World English Speaking Student Teachers to the Top of the Class: Making hope for ethno-cultural diversity in teacher education robust
The article explores the problem of the education and retention of world English speaking student teachers due to the diversity of multiculturalism in Australia. The study explored issues co...
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07.01.2008
Working with Communities to Explore and Personalize Culturally Relevant Pedagogies: Push, Double Images, and Raced Talk
The article explores and makes concrete the ways in which cultural and political knowledge can be explored, understood, and personalized as prospective teachers begin to develop culturally r...
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11.12.2007
Preservice teachers’ culturally responsive teaching self-efficacy and outcome expectancy beliefs
The article discusses the Culturally Responsive Teaching Self-Efficacy Scale (CRTSE) and the Culturally Responsive Teaching Outcome Expectancy (CRTOE), which were developed and administered ...
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18.12.2007
The Cooperating Teacher I's : Effective Mid-Lesson Responses to Student Teachers' Critical Teaching Incidents
Ignore, intervene, interject, interact, interrupt and intercept are the 6 alternative I's used by experienced teachers as strategies, when lesson implementation becomes difficult. The strate...
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12.03.2009
Learning to Read: Learning Disabled Post-Secondary Students Talk Back to Special Education
The paper reveals the findings of a participatory ethnography with post-secondary students enrolled in a large West Coast University in British Columbia. These students had previously been i...
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27.05.2009
Preparing Teachers for Inclusive Classrooms
The authors argue that effective inclusionary practices and therefore overall effective teaching, depend in part on the beliefs of teachers about the nature of disability and about their rol...
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