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- 1Aquilina, Alexandra
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- 8Department of Educational Psychology
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Given the prevalence of web use by teachers and students and the need for all citizens to be information literate, teachers across curricula are expected to model and develop information literacy and web searching skills within their classrooms. Unfortunately, little is known about how teachers...
In the midst of the rapidly changing landscapes of schools, philosophical and ideological debates around education reform and the importance of social and emotional learning have become commonplace. To recognize the mental health needs of youth, teachers are asked to create safe and nurturing...
Teacher Practices in Science Literacy Instruction for Learners who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in KenyaDownload
The Kenyan Vision 2030 initiative, which aims at improving the quality of life for all citizens, has put increasing emphasis on science literacy (Amunga, Amadalo, & Musera, 2011). Even though the Kenyan secondary school curriculum is designed to accomplish the goals of the Vision 2030 initiative,...
Sleep deprivation is a public health concern among school-aged children. Schools are an ideal setting to influence children's sleep behaviours as children spend a significant amount of time at school during key developmental periods, and programs that influence students' overall wellbeing also...
Being human is a finite entity, defined by specific qualities, ideals, or characteristics. In Deleuzian terms, the posthuman is a stage of transition, never reaching representation because it is always changing and becoming. This dissertation explores the subjectivity of mostly Canadian,...
Policy from below: Foregrounding teacher experiences of hardship in remote rural secondary schools in KenyaDownload
Teacher shortage for schools in remote rural areas (also called hardship areas) in Kenya, as in other parts of the world, is a recurrent problem. Such shortage is problematic as it exacerbates the educational disadvantage of such areas, already disadvantaged with regard to access to schools,...
Making Meaning of Trust in the Organizational Setting of a School
Recognizing that teachers are both leaders in their classrooms and colleagues in the school setting, this study focuses on the interplay of trust in the interpersonal professional relationships of teachers with their principals from the perspective of teachers. The rationale for the examination...
Is Teacher Stigma Associated with the Delivery of Instructional Supports to Students with Disabilities?Download
The present study is exploratory and was conducted to investigate teachers’ beliefs about the academic potential of students with disabilities (SWD) based on their attributions and potentially stigmatizing views. In addition, the association between these attributions and teachers’ reported...
This research aimed to investigate Alberta science teachers’ beliefs about ‘what counts most as science education’. By implicating teachers’ beliefs in discussions about the science curriculum-as-planned by program developers and the science curriculum-as- lived in the classroom, factors...
Imagining english teaching through currere: an exploration of professional identity in high school english language arts teachersDownload
The overarching purpose of this study was to consider how high school English teachers’ perceptions of the challenges and joys of their profession revealed their underlying identity constructs and needs. This study also sought to explore the possibilities in utilizing William Pinar’s concept of...