Reforming practice for young adolescents: Lessons from a study of a middle school in a Queensland K-12 school.
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A study of middle school ecology and its effects on teacher practices raised various pedagogical and methodological issues beyond the actual study of how teaching teams in a Queensland school viewed new practice in a trial that started in 1999. Three synergistic issues for emerging practice and research on that practice were noted. Simultaneously, teachers were working in a new school, implementing new practice, and integrating new policy. The successes and failures of innovation, therefore, may reflect newness of many kinds.
Reimagining Practice: Researching Change
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