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Looking Through Their Lens: The Decisions about Reading Instruction Made by Experienced 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade Teachers
(Virginia Tech, 2008-06-30)
Classroom teachers determine how reading is taught and their decisions are influenced both by the policies instituted by local, state and national agencies and the beliefs teachers hold. Teacher decision making strongly ...
Instructional Considerations to Promote Technology Integration Skills and Knowledge Transfer from Instructional Technology Courses at Kuwait University into Classroom Teaching: A Design and Development Study
(Virginia Tech, 2020-04-27)
In order to address the problem of newly hired teachers' failure to transfer technology integration knowledge and skills, this study used a developmental research approach in which, factors of knowledge transfer were ...
Preservice Elementary Teachers' Learning with Mathematics Curriculum Materials During Preservice Teacher Education
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-27)
Following the release of the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics, (NCTM, 1989) substantial federal funding in the 1990s supported the development of curriculum materials intended to help teachers ...
Theory Meets Practice in Teacher Education: A Case Study of a Computer-Mediated Community of Learners
(Virginia Tech, 2003-07-02)
This research investigated the uses of computer-mediated communication in providing an online field experience in an educational psychology course for pre-service teachers at a large research university in the southeastern ...
Nourishing Roots and Inspiring Wings: Building a Culturally Responsive Pedagogy for Southern Appalachia
(Virginia Tech, 2003-10-23)
This qualitative study focused on the need for culturally responsive teaching within the southern Appalachian cultural setting. The specific components of this approach to teaching were based on research findings, theoretical ...
Pre-service teachers and media: Past experiences and present practices
(Virginia Tech, 2005-11-11)
Today's students are incessantly "plugged in" to media such as film, television, and the Internet. Despite media's starring role, youth in the U.S. are not necessarily experts in critically viewing media nor is media ...
Retracing Footsteps of the Literati: Towards Understanding Literacy Development through Stories of Malawian Teacher Educators
(Virginia Tech, 2005-11-14)
If there is a single song in which nations, governments, human rights organizations, communities, and parents harmoniously blend their voices, it is that being literate is valuable and valued. Being literate entails one's ...
Investigating How Nontraditional Elementary Preservice Teachers Negotiate the Teaching of Science
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-06)
This qualitative study was designed to investigate the influences on nontraditional pre-service teachers as they negotiated the teaching of science in elementary school. Based upon a sociocultural theoretical framework ...
Reaching out: relationship building in a middle school student teaching experience
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-15)
The purpose of this study was to describe how relationships between student teachers and pupils were constructed within the context of the middle school classroom. The questions guiding the study were: How do student ...