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CAPSTONE ESL Portfolio
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2014-03-01)
This ESL Portfolio demonstrates my competence in teacher knowledge of how to best serve English Language Learners (ELLs) in the United States in a public school system. I reflect upon the knowledge and practices that an ...
Critically Examining the Discourse of Urban Asian American and Pacific Islander Achievement
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2014)
The practice of critical discourse analysis examines the relationship between language, institutions, and power. This capstone essay critically examines the bimodal, culture-bound, racialized discourses to describe both ...
Restructuring Pre-Service Teacher Preparation Programs for the Urban School Context
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2016-03)
This capstone proposes a restructured pre-service teacher preparation program aimed at better preparing pre-service teachers to respond to unfamiliar communities and cultures encountered in the urban school context ...
Liberatory Praxis with Latinx Students Through the Synthesis of Humanizing Pedagogies and Curricula
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2018)
The Latinx population is the second-fastest growing in the U.S., accounting for 18% of the population, or nearly 58 million people as of 2016. This should be of particular interest to educators who work with youth in urban ...
Classroom Design: Making a Case for the Importance and the Impact of Setting on Learning and Instruction
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2014-06-15)
The purpose of this capstone essay is to explain the significance of classroom design and the impact design plays on the learner, the curriculum, the instruction and on assessment.
English Language Learners Capstone Project
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2017-06-15)
This capstone explores the connections between a personal teaching philosophy and the five domains of the TESOL standards. The philosophy centers around a culturally inclusive, educational advocacy based approach to ...
A School Based Evaluation of the McKinney-Vento Act
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2018-06-15)
Student homelessness accounts for 40% of the homeless population and affects 30% of students in the U.S. at some point in their schooling careers (Canfield et al., 2016; Bassuk et al., 2014). It disproportionally affects ...
Fostering Critical Conversations through Read-Alouds: Critical Literacy in Early Elementary
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2015-03-01)
Determinants of Proficiency for Homeschooled Students: The College Admissions Process and It's Relationship to Homeschooling
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2015-07-30)
This Capstone project explores the relationship between homeschooled students and the college admission process. Specifically, this essay is designed to answer the following question: Are homeschooled learners being ...
Morphological Approach to Morphologically Complex Word Acquisition: Transferring Morpho-orthographic Segmentation and Morphological Problem Solving Strategies
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2015-03-15)