UNT Scholarly Works - 24 Matching Results

Search Results

A Book Review: Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance By Kristen L. Buras
Book review of "Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space: Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance" by Kristen L. Buras.
“Being Wholly Muslim and Wholly American”: Exploring One Islamic School’s Efforts to Educate Against Extremism
This article reports findings from a qualitative case study of an Islamic school in the United States that counters religious extremism through the promotion and development of an American Muslim identity in its students, an ideology that advances the idea that an individual can be wholly American and wholly Muslim without any incongruity.
(Mis)Understanding Islam in a Suburban Texas School District
This article reports a Texas suburban school district's efforts to promote cultural proficiency after leadership trainings.
"Remixing" Current Events: Navigating the Transmedia Terrain with Fifth Graders
This article discusses two democratic media literacy skills that teachers can model and teach to help students as 21st century citizens.
Response to Intervention: Perspectives of General and Special Education Professionals
This article describes implications for school leadership and the need for preservice and continuing professional development concerning all aspects of response to intervention (RTI).
Naming Her World: A Freirean Analysis of a Young Woman with Asperger Syndrome's Post-High-School Experience
This article seeks to better understand to what extent the Individual Education Plan (IEP) adequately prepared one girl for major life transitions following high-school graduation.
The Virtual Workroom: Using Social Media, Teachers Reach Beyond School Walls to Learn and Grow
This article discusses educators' use of professional learning networks and its impact on their teaching and student learning.
Teacher Evaluation in the Special Education Setting: Voices from the Field
This article uses a qualitative, multi-case study research design to gain insight into the perceptions and experiences of special education teachers and administrators.
Tensions and Transformations: Using an Ethical Framework to Teach a Course on Disability Law to Future Educational Leaders
This article explores the authors' experience using an ethical framework to teach a course on disability law to graduate level education students.
Platforms, Purpose, and Pedagogy: Reclaiming Context and Resisting Technopoly with Participatory Media
This article examines the work of media theorist and cultural critic Neil Postman in the wake of participatory media.
Learning in 140 Characters: English Teachers’ Educational Uses of Twitter
This article describes results from a survey of 109 English teachers describing their frequent and versatile uses of Twitter.
Transforming Educational Leadership Preparation: Starting with Ourselves
This article describes a duoethnography of two faculty members working in different leadership programs to reveal how their understanding of diversity and social justice has been formed over the course of their lives.
Democratic Twittering: Microblogging for a More Participatory Social Studies
This article uses the example of the Arab Spring to discuss how new media lowers barriers so that more voices may be heard.
"Together We Are Better": Professional Learning Networks for Teachers
This article reports the findings of a qualitative study that investigated professional learning network experiences through the analysis of survey data from 732 P-12 teachers.
Videoconferencing for Global Citizenship Education: Wise Practices for Social Studies Educators
This article reviews literature on videoconferencing for global citizenship education and analyzes those efforts towards cosmopolitan citizenship.
Participatory Learning Through Social Media: How and Why Social Studies Educators Use Twitter
This article draws on Deweyan conceptions of participatory learning and citizenship aims of the field as lenses through which to consider social media activities.
The Enlightenment Meets Twitter: Using Social Media in the Social Studies Classroom
This article explains how social studies educators can, and have, used the microblogging service Twitter.
Ethical Leadership: A Texas School District's Efforts Toward Cultural Proficiency
This article discusses the use of cultural competency training at a Texas school district to bring about openness in talking about issues of diversity.
Coherent district reform: A case study of two California school districts
This article argues that whole district reform is possible in ways that increased student achievement results on standardized tests across two districts.
Teacher Efficacy as a Multigroup Model Using Latent Class Analysis
This article used Latent Class Analysis (LCA) to find that mathematics efficacy groups of preservice teachers vary based on where they were in their academic program.
Ignorance or Indifference? Seeking Excellence and Equity for Under-Represented Students of Color in Gifted Education
This article discusses data on under-representation of students of color in gifted education programs in the U.S., along with contributing factors and recommendations.
Child Care Experiences Among Dual Language Learners in the United States: Analyses of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort
This article uses nationally representative data from the Early Chlidhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort used to examine child care experiences with repreated cross-sectional analysis at 9, 24, and 52 months for dual language learner and non-dual language learner children.
International Perspectives Curriculum Project: EDAD 5680 Administration of the EC-12 Curriculum
Poster presented as part of the 2013 University Forum on Teaching & Learning. This poster discusses the international perspectives curriculum project. The project described in this poster was developed as part of the "Globalizing your Curriculum" Transformational Instructional Innovation (TII) Fellowship sponsored by the Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and redesign (CLEAR) and UNT - International.
NCLB: The Myth, The History, The Reality
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on No Child Left Behind. In this presentation, the author discusses the law's impact on curricula and student learning, particularly in mathematics.