Bracha Alpert

Bracha Alpert

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Two prominent approaches characterize the concept and development of mixed methods research. One is anchored in a pragmatic worldview, and focuses on the best ways to study and understand social phenomena. The second – the transformative approach – supports an active role of the researcher to generate social change and to provide solutions for prob...
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Collaboration has emerged over the last decade as an important value for promoting equality, justice, and emancipation in social research, and is discussed in the framework of Participatory Action Research (PAR). In the filed of evaluation, the term Participatory Evaluation (PE) has been used to describe collaborative inquiry. In this article we ex...
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The paper presents a case study of a secondary school in Israel and its efforts at attending to students’ needs without resorting to tracking and ability grouping. It explores an organisational process the school has established, called “Opening triads”, which involves periodical regrouping of three classrooms of students of the same age and same s...
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The aim of this article is to explore, through the case of the official Israeli state curriculum, how the educational system is affected by social changes and how it responds to them, and to suggest curricular directions that go along with the new social reality that has emerged in Israel during the past decade. We offer a conceptual-theoretical an...
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The article examines the processes and challenges involved in conducting participatory research and evaluation in schools, by looking at a case study of a collaborative evaluation research that was conducted in a secondary school in Israel by two researchers and three teachers. It describes the experiences of the research team while conducting the...
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This paper describes how the experience of carrying out qualitative research contributes to student teachers' development of reflective thinking, promotes constructivist approaches in teaching and learning to teach, and supports feminist perspectives in teacher education. Data was collected from a Research on Teaching class at an Israeli teacher ed...
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This article describes subtle resistance of students in upper middle-class high school classrooms who work toward achieving school success. This dialectical attitude of resistance and compliance is interpreted as being influenced by a teaching approach that attributes superiority to academic school knowledge and that promotes a recitation style of...
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This ethnographic study identifies and explains instructional strategies that result in different kinds of classroom discussions. These discussions are described as active, silent, and controlled. Three dimensions are used to explain strategies teachers use in leading and organizing classroom discourse: the discussion's structural sequence, the con...
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