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  • Wohlwend, Karen E. (The New Educator, 2008-01)
    When children enter public kindergartens in the current atmosphere of high stakes testing, they often encounter an emphasis on correctness that casts doubt on the integrity of their personally invented messages, prompting ...
  • Wohlwend, Karen E. (National Council of Teachers of English, 2009)
    Abstract: Writing assessment is a contested site where competing discourses overlap and invoke conflicting expectations, creating dilemmas for teachers who want to do what they believe is best for children and fulfill their ...
  • Manifold, Marjorie (National Taiwan Arts Education Center, 2006-12)
    Discussions of events and issues that cause grief may be seen as too difficult to be discussed openly in the classroom, since they may trigger emotionally charged responses from distressed students. The author of this paper ...
  • Manifold, Marjorie Cohee (United States Society for Education Through Art, 2005)
    Since media technologies have distributed visual narratives of popular culture to the masses, characters from popular narratives have appeared in the spontaneous drawings of youth. Over time, changes in the subject matter ...
  • Samuelson, Beth Lewis; Dyste, Susan; Crawford, Mary Ann; Vellenga, Heidi; Youngquist, Julia; Boehm, Diane (Michigan State University, 2007)
    This review addresses three areas of significance in the design, implementation and use of large-scale writing tests that impact ESL writers: writing assessment tasks, rater decision-making, and test washback. First, we ...
  • Wohlwend, Karen E. (National Council of Teachers of English, 2008)
    This reconceptualization of play as an embodied literacy explores how its multimodal facility for manipulating meanings and contexts powerfully shapes children’s learning and participation in classrooms. Three examples ...
  • Coronel-Molina, Serafin M. (Unpublished, 2009-01-08)
    In this paper, I compare and contrast the approaches of three ethnographers to give some idea of the range of possible reporting styles one can find. The texts I analyzed are The Man in the Principal’s Office, by Harry ...
  • Manifold, Marjorie C. (2007 InSEA Regional Congress, Seoul, Korea, 2007-08-23)
    As youth from diverse nations interact and play together online, they may adopt masks of universal archtypes in order to know and be known by others. The masks also represent an emerging new global aesthetic and sense of ...
  • Roper, Rachel (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    The use of technology has seen a significant increase in U.S. public schools. Evidence has shown more and more student success as new technologies are being integrated into the educational curriculum. The area that is ...
  • Wohlwend, Karen E. (National Reading Conference, 2007)
    How does “playing school,” an ordinary childhood pastime, shape children’s reading abilities, classroom identities, and relative social positioning? In an ethnographic study of literacy play in one kindergarten classroom, ...
  • Reinking, Jaclyn (Theresa Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    Since the 1980's the number of students with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) have been seen in larger numbers in the general education classroom. Children with AS may resemble their counterparts without disabilities both physically ...
  • Doddridge, Jason (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    Teaching children with autism presents an enormous challenge to educators. Professionals who have students with autism in their classrooms must decide how they will structure their curriculum to meet the special needs of ...
  • Boehning, Alison (Theresa A, Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana Univeristy, 2006-01)
    What accounts for the high rates of teen pregnancy, contraction of sexually transmitted diseases and infections? Sex education is crucial for students with developmental disabilities, and the current sex education curriculum ...
  • Refice, Angela (Theresa Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) enabled students with disabilities to be included in a general education classroom. A students can be part of a full inclusion classroom where a general education ...
  • Beier, Alison (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    Research shows there is a disproportional number of limited English proficient (LEP) students in special education. This misrepresentation is due to the inability of general educators to confidently identify students with ...
  • Salmon, Hallie (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    Because of the large number of students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD) being mainstreamed into general education classrooms, it is important and essential for teachers to learn effective practices to educate ...
  • Gehrling, Allison (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also know as ADHD, is becoming a more common diagnosis among students. There are three subcategories of ADHS: (1) attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, prdominately hyperactive; ...
  • Barkley, Megan (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    No Child Left Behind (NCBL) will affect many aspects of education for a student with a disability. The standardized tests are not taking into consideration the special needs of these students, and due to schools not meeting ...
  • Jara, Lorenza (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana Univeristy, 2006-01)
    The implementation of No Child Left Behind has many critics regarding its effects on both general and special education. This author will specifically address NCLB's effects in both of these fields. No Child Left Behind ...
  • Ochoa, Theresa A. (Theresa A. Ochoa, School of Education, Indiana University, 2006-01)
    It was Sunday, almost Monday, but sleep failed me. My eyes burned. I'd return Independent Projects in the morning. What could I do? Unaware of the time of night, the answer to my question struck me. A journal, I ...

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