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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Relations

Robert L. Crowson and Corey Bunje Bower.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9443 words.

Community relations refers to the environmental connections and interactions characterizing and influencing the management of local school districts and individual schools. Major topics of...

Professional Learning Communities

Stephanie Knight and Amy Ricketts.

in Education

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 5213 words.

Since the turn of the 21st century, the topic of communities of learners has spawned a number of journal articles, books, workshops, and presentations within education. Often, educators who...

Teacher Training for the Transformation of Schools and Communities

Etta Hollins, Jamine Pozú Franco and Liliana Muñoz Guevara.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques. 5561 words.

The central purpose for teaching is advancing the quality of life on planet earth through the organized transmission of intergenerational collective and cumulative knowledge combined with...

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Community-Based Experiential Learning in Teacher Education

Gary Harfitt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 9558 words.

Institutes of higher education around the world have increasingly adopted community-based experiential learning (EL) programs as pedagogy to equip their students with skills and values that...

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Family and Community Partnerships in Education

Linda Mitchell, Jane Furness, Bronwen Cowie and Maretta Taylor.

in Education

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6750 words.

Education often involves partnerships, of which the teacher-learner relationship, as the most fundamental, is perhaps the most widely theorized and researched. However, many different kinds...

Ethnography Across Borders

Marta Sánchez.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 11178 words.

Ethnography is about cultural representation, which implies a gaze and set of questions and assumptions about who is being represented, by whom, and what for. In this sense, ethnography...

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Arts-Based Action Research in the North

Timo Jokela.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 8681 words.

The art-based action research (ABAR) method has its roots in action research, particularly in participatory action research (PAR) and action research in education and is clearly linked with...

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Numeracy Education

Mike Askew.

in Education

P ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7105 words.

Numeracy has become an integral part of mathematics education. But the precise nature and implications of teaching for numeracy in primary/elementary and secondary schooling are still being...

Indigenous Teacher Education in Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand

Celia Haig-Brown and Te Kawehau Hoskins.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 8445 words.

Indigenous teacher education has proven to be a powerful influence in the resurgence of Indigenous cultures and languages globally. In Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand, while there are...

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In-Service Teacher Training for Inclusion

Chris Forlin and Kuen-Fung Sin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 9096 words.

Following the UNESCO initial statement in 1994 that inclusive schools were the most effective way to counter discriminatory approaches and attitudes toward students with a disability,...

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Global Orientations, Local Challenges, and Promises in Initial Teacher Education

Lily Orland-Barak and Evgenia Lavrenteva.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 16533 words.

The global move toward advanced strategic, constructivist, and sociocultural orientations to student teacher learning is reflected in the stated vision, mission, and curricula of local...

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Sociocultural Perspectives on Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment to Support Inclusive Education

Missy Morton and Annie Guerin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9623 words.

Sociocultural perspectives on curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment support teachers in developing and implementing inclusive pedagogies. Sociocultural assessment approaches disregard...

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The History of the National Writing Project

Anne Elrod Whitney and Yamil Sarraga-Lopez.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; History of Education; Education. 6389 words.

The National Writing Project (NWP) is a network of professional development sites focusing on the improvement of writing across schools and communities. Its origins as the Bay Area Writing...

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Action Research as Continuous Professional Development in Southeast Asia

Sarimah binti Shaik-Abdullah, S. Kanageswari Suppiah Shanmugam and Mohan Chinappan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 324 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article.

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Traditions, Research, and Practice Supporting Academically Productive Classroom Discourse

Jie Park, Sarah Michaels, Renee Affolter and Catherine O'Connor.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 19666 words.

This article focuses on both research and practice relating to academically productive classroom discourse. We seek to “expand the conversation” to include newcomers to the field of...

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Trauma-Informed Practice for Pre-service Teachers

Carmel Hobbs, Dane Paulsen and Jeff Thomas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Psychology; Teaching Skills and Techniques; Health, Education, and Welfare. 11719 words.

Complex trauma experienced in childhood has detrimental impacts on the brain, learning and socio-moral development, the effects of which can last long into adulthood. A growing body of...

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Service-Learning

Stephen J. Meyer and Shelley H. Billig.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 8240 words.

Service-learning is variously considered an instructional approach, a philosophy, and a practice that engages people in the provision of community service as a way of acquiring knowledge,...

Restorative Practices

Shireen Pavri.

in Education

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7837 words.

Organizations with a social justice mission are increasingly looking to adopt practices that promote healthy and safe communities and foster a sense of belonging and community support among...

Culturally Responsive Leadership

Lauri Johnson and Carrie Fuller.

in Education

P ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9839 words.

Culturally responsive leadership, derived from the concept of culturally responsive pedagogy, involves those leadership philosophies, practices, and policies that create inclusive schooling...

Secondary to Postsecondary Transition Issues

David W. Test, Audrey Bartholomew, Jennifer Cease-Cook, Lauren K. Bethune, Karen M. Diegelmann and Debra G. Holzberg.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 10796 words.

Secondary transition was formally defined by the federal government in the 1990 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 1990). In addition to defining transition, IDEA 1990...