Educational policy makers, philanthropic foundations, and school reformers have struggled for years with the difficulty of improving the quality of public education, especially among the most economically distressed districts. In[...]

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This article offers a useful perspective on the historical roots of the dissertation and argues that it is a specific and, in many ways, a unique genre of writing. The[...]

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  Connelly and Clandinin were among the first educational researchers to advocate for the legitimacy of narrative inquiry. This article is still relevant for those who are just beginning to[...]

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A great deal of folklore circulates among doctoral students who are looking for information on how to successful negotiate the dissertation process. One bit of common wisdom focuses on the[...]

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A Celebration of Maxine Greene On October 6th, in the Cowin Conference Center, TC held a memorial celebration of the life of Professor Emerita Maxine Greene, who died in May[...]

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  I received an email from a young woman who I taught in a teacher preparation program and who is now in her first year of teaching. She said she[...]

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Grounded theory was and continues to be a popular form of qualitative research. In part, the appeal of grounded theory is that it has fairly explicit and rigorous procedures for[...]

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When the word "research" is mentioned, the importance of objectivity often comes immediately to mind. In fact, for centuries "objectivity" has been assumed to be a hallmark of legitimate research[...]

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Voices of a People's History of the United States The collaboration between Lincoln Center, the Maxine Greene High School for Imaginative Inquiry (NYC), and Voices of a People's History of[...]

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Practice embedded research most often takes the form of interpretive inquiry.  It is not unusual for new comers to this paradigm to struggle with how it differs from traditional scientific[...]

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In spite of this article’s title, the conversation about the nature of educational inquiry continues. However, when educators first began to engage in qualitative research, there was a great deal[...]

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Gloria Ladson-Billings explicates her work on Culturally Relevant Pedagogy. She argues that CRP rests on the following three propositions: academic achievement or student learning, cultural competence, and socio-political consciousness. Her[...]

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Tough, Paul. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Boston: Houghton, Miffline, Harcourt, 2012. How Children Succeed What makes the difference between students who succeed and[...]

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