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NCE Faculty Participate at 2018 AERA Annual Meeting

This year's meeting is taking place April 13-17 in New York City, with a theme about "The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education."  The Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research.  It's a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas -- from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy.

NCE faculty participation at this year's AERA Annual Meeting includes: 

  • Cultural Considerations of Mentoring Teachers in Diverse School Settings
    Sara Efrat Efron, Jeffrey Winter, Sherri Bressman
  • The Necessity of Service-Learning Engagement: Dreams, Possibilities, and Realities of Community Engagement as Curriculum
    Kate Zilla, Todd Price, Virginia Jagla
  • Resisting "Mas o Menos":A School-University Partnership to Boost Latina/o Success in Advanced Coursework
    Ryan McCarty
  • Enhancing Teacher Candidates' Experience and Competencies: A Two-Year Pilot Implementation of Adaptive Cycles of Teaching
    Xiuwen Wu
  • Utilizing Principal Coach Reflections to Co-Develop an Effective Coaching Strategyin a Large Urban School District
    Harrington Gibson, Gloria McDaniel-Hall
  • A First Look at the Impact of Selecting and Supporting Cooperating Teachers on Preservice Teachers
    Kavita Matsko
  • Building a Knowledge Base for Elementary Teacher Education
    Kavita Matsko
  • A Tale of Two Pathways: How Pathway Features Shape Learning to Teach
    Kavita Matsko
  • Capturing the "Context": Learning With and From the Development of a Survey for "Urban" Settings
    Kavita Matsko
  • Life Education, Curricular Reflections, and Radical Educators
    Todd Price
  • Rural Spaces of Longing and Protest
    Todd Price
  • Fighting for Social Justice and New Possibilities: Unveiling Teachers' Ideological Racialization of English Learners
    Mariana Ricklefs
  • Evaluation of an Online Early Mathematics Professional Development Program for Early Childhood Teachers
    Xiaoli Wen

Also, Elizabeth Minor and Kavita Matsko will attend the Editorial Board Meeting of the American Educational Research Journal to be held during the conference.

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