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Triggering transformation: College freshmen use children's literature to consider social justice perceptions
(Virginia Tech, 2008-03-28)
This 3-month long, participatory-action research study with 19 college freshmen exposed students to children's literature selections hoping to initiate dialogue on social justice. The following questions guided the study: ...
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 ...
Working Through Problems: An Investigation of the Problems and Problem-Solving Approaches of Beginning Teachers
(Virginia Tech, 2008-08-07)
The purpose of the present investigation was to determine what professional and personal problems elementary-school teachers face during their initial years of teaching and how they cope with or solve these problems. ...
Students' Perceptions of Bullying after the Fact: A Qualitative Study of College Students' Bullying Experiences in Their K-12 Schooling
(Virginia Tech, 2008-11-19)
Today students confront more than writing, reading, and arithmetic in school. Students witness and participate in various forms of bullying at an alarming rate. As educators we must help create an environment that is ...