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Creating Social Learning Opportunities for Elementary Students with Dialogic Discussion


It is critical for students to be provided with opportunities to learn in settings that foster their academic growth. It is equally important that schools endeavor to be a place where students’ social and emotional needs are met as well. However, due to lack of funding, over-testing, inappropriate evaluation measures, and other persistent policy pressures, our public schools have often resorted to a focus on raising standardized test scores through direct instruction with an increasingly narrowed curriculum. As a result, schools have often become places in which students, rather than being seen as valued future members of a productive society, are part of the bleak statistics that shine a spotlight on how our schools have failed ... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Ohanian, Jennifer (Author) / Hermanns, Carl (Advisor) / Jordan, Michelle (Committee member) / Durden, Felicia (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational leadership / Education / critical / dialogic / discussion / efficacy / self / thinking
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 97 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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