by David C. BerlinerDavid Berliner's 2005 Presidential Invited Speech to the American Educational Research Association meeting in Montreal, Canada, May, 2005.
by Benjamin BaezThe article critiques the idea of merit in education and suggests that it may be counterproductive for educators to insist upon an individual basis for it, as the idea of merit advances but covers over the inequitable institutional structures that legitimate themselves by putting forth an individualistic understanding of merit.
by Punya Mishra & Matthew J. KoehlerThoughtful uses of technology require the development of a complex, situated form of knowledge.
by Ewa McGrailThis study reports on four clusters of conflicts experienced by secondary English teachers that contributed to their ambivalence about technology in English instruction in the context of a schoolwide laptop technology initiative.
by William G. WragaA reconstruction of Alexander James Inglis’s transformation from Latinist to progressivist during the early twentieth century leads to an analysis of the explanatory power of four historical interpretations and a discussion of the possibilities of educational biography.
by Tom T. Stritikus & Ann-Marie WieseThe use of ethnographic methods yields a rich account of various factors that play a crucial role in determining how educational policy is implemented.
by Catherine Sinclair, Martin Dowson & Dennis M. McInerneyThis study investigates the psychometric properties of an instrument designed to measure preservice teachers’ motivations to teach. Age differences across time in these motivations to teach were also investigated.
by Jennifer L. Fisler & William A. FirestoneOur research examines variation in teacher learning in a school–university partnership. We explore the personal characteristics of social trust and teaching efficacy beliefs in relation to teachers’ levels of learning.
by Hanna AyalonThis article investigates the effects of nonhierarchical curriculum differentiation on gender and socioeconomic inequality in course taking and in achievement in Israeli secondary education.
by Raquel Farmer-HintonThe findings from a base-year data collection of a multiyear case study of a recently chartered college preparatory high school show how logistical constraints and staff turnover affected the implementation of the school’s mission, which is to prepare educationally and socially disadvantaged students for college.