by Amy Stornaiuolo & T. Philip NicholsThis article focuses on how a new urban public high school created a media production lab to put making practices at the center of teaching and learning.
by Elizabeth Graue, Sharon Ryan, Bethany Wilinski, Kaitlin Northey & Amato NoceraIn this paper, authors examine public Pre-K policy enactment through a study of New Jersey’s highly regulated Pre-K program and Wisconsin’s locally determined, mid-regulation 4K program.
by Kenneth E. Graves & Alex J. BowersThis study investigates the extent to which there is a typology of teachers who use technology, using a nationally generalizable dataset from the National Center of Education Statistics.
by Wayne JournellThis article uses three commonly cited criteria for evaluating whether educators should frame marriage equality as controversial following the 2015 landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges that legalized same-sex marriage in the United States.
by Hosun Kang & Mark WindschitlThis study problematizes the current idiosyncratic nature of clinical experiences provided for most pre-service teachers during the initial preparation period and its consequential impact on the learning of pre-service teachers and their future students in classrooms.
by Julie E. LearnedThis article reports on a yearlong qualitative study of ninth graders identified as struggling readers. Analysis showed that youths tended to participate in limiting contexts that positioned them as deficient readers regardless, sometimes, of skilled, engaged reading, but when classroom contexts focused on disciplinary literacy and building trusting relationships, youths positioned themselves as readers and learners.
by Cassie L. Barnhardt, Amanda Mollet, Carson W. Phillips, Ryan L. Young & Jessica K. E. SheetsThis study explores the ways in which senior campus leaders’ public advocacy shapes the extent to which campus community members perceive the climate as diverse and inclusive. Data are drawn from the Personal and Social Responsibility Inventory, a national campus climate survey.
by Douglas YacekThis article investigates the ethical implications of the growing phenomenon of armed public school teachers.