This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the School of Education. Faculty members in the School of Education at the University of Puget Sound have extensive field experience as well as an in-depth commitment to their particular disciplines in education and counseling. While they present at conferences and publish in journals, their first mission is instruction. High quality teaching is the hallmark of the university, and they are evaluated regularly on this aspect of their professional lives through their time at Puget Sound.

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Submissions from 2013

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Conceptions Of Sexuality And Coming Out In Three Young Adult Novels: A Review Of Hero, Sprout, And In Mike We Trust, Terence A. Beck

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Identity, Discourse, and Safety in a High School Discussion of Same-Sex Marriage, Terence A. Beck

The Makah Whale Hunt: A Social Studies Symposium In The Classroom, Matthew Bornstein-Grove and Frederick L. Hamel

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Gender Boxes: Categories, Community, and Conversation, Amy E. Ryken

Submissions from 2012

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"I am the Master of My Fate”: Professors and Teenagers Conduct Action Research on Student Motivation, Fred L. Hamel

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Because It’s a Girl Cake!: Fostering Dialogue About Gender Identity in Elementary Classrooms, Amy E. Ryken and Niko Wacker

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Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8, John Woodward

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Special Education Curriculum in an Era of High Standards, John Woodward

Submissions from 2011

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Hidden Labor In The Mentoring Of Pre-service Teachers: Notes From A Mentor Teacher Advisory Council, Frederick L. Hamel and Heather Jaasko-Fisher

Insights from JUSTEC for Preparing the Next Chapter of Teacher Education, Fred L. Hamel

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Hidden labor in the mentoring of pre-service teachers: Notes on a mentor teacher advisory council, Fred L. Hamel and Heather A. Jaasko-Fisher

Building small intentional partnerships: Forging opportunities for teacher learning, Fred L. Hamel, A. Ryken, and L. Ruiz

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Artist Book: Are you a boy or a girl?: Conversations about gender in elementary classrooms, Amy E. Ryken

Elementary classrooms and gender: Two conversations, Amy E. Ryken

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Silence = bullying and death, Conversation = relationships and life, Amy E. Ryken

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What Matters is Mutual Investment and Evidence-Based Dialogue Designing Meaningful Contexts for Teacher Learning, Amy E. Ryken and Fred Hamel

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The Role of Motivation in Secondary Mathematics Instruction: Implications for RTI, John Woodward

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Middle School Students' Thinking about Ratios and Proportions, John Woodward, A. Jitendra, and J. Star

Submissions from 2010

Assessing our Partnership Programs, Fred L. Hamel

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First contact: Initial responses to cultural disequilibrium in a short term teaching exchange program, Fred L. Hamel, Kensuke Chikamori, Yumiko Ono, and Jane Williams

First Contact: Initial Responses to Cultural Disequilibrium in a Short-term Teaching Exchange Program, Fred L. Hamel, K. Chikamori, Y. Ono, and K. Burris

Co-designing an Intentional Partnership: Professional Educators Standards Boards Workshop for Tacoma Area Districts and Schools of Education, Fred L. Hamel and P. Edwin

Shifting the Literacy Paradigm: Performing Monologues with 9th Graders in an Urban High School, Fred L. Hamel; A. Lavold, A.; J. Zamira; and R. Bell

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Reframing school-university partnerships in an era of accountability, Fred L. Hamel and Amy E. Ryken

It’s Like When You Are at a Dance . . . .’: Possibilities and Dangers of Models, Analogies and Representations in Teaching Science, Fred L. Hamel, J. Tamashiro, A. Ryken, and Steven Neshyba

Curriculum guide: Glimmering gone exhibition by Ingalena Klenell and Beth Lipman at the Museum of Glass, Amy E. Ryken

Enhancing Professional Identify Development Through the Use of Social Media, Amy E. Ryken

New at the conservatory: Talk back cards, Amy E. Ryken

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Tahoma Outdoor Academy: Learning about science and the environment inside and outside the classroom, Amy E. Ryken, O. Bartosh, M. Tudor, and J. Mayer-Smith

A model for field investigation in the science classroom, Amy E. Ryken, J. Cox, D. Sterner, M. Kurtz, P. Otto, and M. Tudor

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Rehearsing professional roles in community: Teacher identity development in a school-university partnership, Amy E. Ryken and Fred L. Hamel

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Improving mathematical problem solving in grades 4 through 8: A practice guide, John Woodward

Submissions from 2009

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Japan and U.S. teacher education students: A cultural exchange, Fred L. Hamel, C. Frankel, K. Chikamori, Y. Ono, and J. Williams

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Interpreting nature: Connecting to visitor thinking, Amy E. Ryken

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Multiple representations as sites for teacher reflection about mathematics learning, Amy E. Ryken

Submissions from 2008

Behind The Mask: Social Studies Concepts And English Language Learners, Terence A. Beck

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Behind the mask: Social studies concepts and English-language learners, Terence A. Beck

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London Conservatories, Amy E. Ryken

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Tacoma Conservatory, Amy E. Ryken

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W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Visitor Engagement Study, Summary of Findings,, Amy E. Ryken

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Cougars and the community, Amy E. Ryken, Laura Bowers Foreman, Margaret Tudor, and Gary Koehler

Submissions from 2007

Educator open house brings teachers to the Conservatory, Amy E. Ryken

Exploring the limits of disciplinary thinking, Amy E. Ryken

Field Investigations : Using Outdoor Environments To Foster Student Learning Of Scientific Processes, Amy E. Ryken, Patricia Otto, Kayleen Pritchard, and Katie Owens

Field investigations: Using outdoor environments to foster student learning of scientific processes, Amy E. Ryken, P. Otto, K. Pritchard, and K. Owens

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A comparative model of field investigations: Aligning school science inquiry with the practices of contemporary science, Amy E. Ryken, Mark Windschitl, Karen Dvornich, Margaret Tudor, and Gary Koehler

A Comparative Model Of Field Investigations: Aligning School Science Inquiry With The Practices Of Contemporary Science, Mark Windschitl, Karen Dvornich, Amy E. Ryken, Margaret Tudor, and Gary Koehler

Submissions from 2006

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Intentional partnerships: Generating learning within and across institutional contexts, Fred L. Hamel, Amy E. Ryken, Jennice King, Mary Kokich, and Olga Lay

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Multiple Choices, Multiple Chances: Fostering Re-entry Pathways For First Generation College Students, Amy E. Ryken

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“Goin’ somewhere”: How career technical education programs support and constrain urban youths’ career decision-making, Amy E. Ryken

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Multiple choices, multiple chances: Fostering re-entry pathways for first generation college students, Amy E. Ryken

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Developing automaticity in multiplication facts: Integrating strategy instruction with timed practice drills, John Woodward

Making Reform-based Mathematics Work For Academically Low-achieving Middle School Students, John Woodward

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Meeting the curricular needs of academically low-achieving students in middle grade mathematics, John Woodward and Cyrus Brown

Submissions from 2005

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Higher Education, Schevaletta M. Alford, David Allyn, Terence A. Beck, and Todd C. Ream

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Writing In Mathematics: An Alternative Form Of Communication For Academically Low-achieving Students, Juliet A. Baxter, John Woodward, and Deborah Olson

Graduate Citizens? Issues Of Citizenship And Higher Education, Terence A. Beck

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Tools of deliberation: Exploring the complexity of learning to lead elementary civics discussions, Terence A. Beck

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Reframing Accountability - A Preservice Program Wrestles With Mandated Reform, Frederick L. Hamel and Carol Merz

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Reframing Accountability: A Preservice Program Wrestles With Mandated Reform, Fred L. Hamel and Carol Merz

School Counselors' And School Principals' Perceptions Of The School Counselor's Role, Grace L. Kirchner and Margaret S. Setchfield

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School counselors’ and school principals’ perceptions of the school counselor’s role, Grace L. Kirchner and Margaret S. Setchfield

Sculpture Tour, Amy E. Ryken

Take a sculpture tour at the Conservatory, Amy E. Ryken

Three self-guided tours now available, Amy E. Ryken

Submissions from 2004

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Mirror accountability: Using data to see ourselves and show ourselves to others, Fred L. Hamel, Terence A. Beck, Christine Kline, and Amy E. Ryken

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International Perspectives On Mathematics And Learning Disabilities: Introduction To The Special Issue, Marjorie Montague, John Woodward, and Diane Pedrotty Bryant

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A spider and a fly in a web: Seeing myself in the details of praxis, Amy E. Ryken

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Review of: Reading work: Literacies in the new workplace, Amy E. Ryken

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Review of: The science education of American girls, Amy E. Ryken

The education committee, Amy E. Ryken

The holding power of internships: Analyzing retention in a school-to- career program, Amy E. Ryken

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Who is us? Who are them? What is your role in continuing the conversation?, Amy E. Ryken

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Mathematics Education in the United States: Past to Present, John Woodward

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Mathematics and academic diversity in Japan, John Woodward and Yumiko Ono

Submissions from 2003

Pockets Of Hope: How Students And Teachers Change The World, Terence A. Beck

Visions Of Schooling: Conscience, Community, And Common Education, Terence A. Beck

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"If he murdered someone, he shouldn't get a lawyer": Engaging young children in civics deliberation, Terence A. Beck

Teacher Understanding Of Student Understanding: Revising The Gap Between Teacher Conceptions And Students Ways With Literature, Frederick L. Hamel

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Locating literate practice among boys, Fred L. Hamel

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Teacher understanding of student understanding: Revising the gap between teachers’ conceptions and students’ ways with literature, Fred L. Hamel

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State mandated testing: Why we opt out, Fred L. Hamel and Catherine Ross Hamel

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Review of: A vision for science education: Responding to the work of Peter Fensham, Amy E. Ryken

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Review of: Living things: Science works for kids series, Amy E. Ryken

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Review of: Nature of life: Readings in biology, Amy E. Ryken

Submissions from 2002

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We talk about it, but do they get it?, John Woodward, Juliet Baxter, Jill Voorhies, and Jennifer Wong

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Meeting The Challenge Of Mathematics Reform For Students With Ld, John Woodward and Marjorie Montague

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Meeting the challenge of mathematics reform for students with learning disabilities, John Woodward and Marjorie Montague

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Introduction To The Special Issue, John Woodward and Catherine Cobb Morocco

Submissions from 2001

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Effects Of Reform-based Mathematics Instruction On Low Achievers In Five Third-grade Classrooms, Ja Baxter, John Woodward, and D. Olson

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Validation of the fieldwork evaluation for the occupational therapist, Grace L. Kirchner, Margo B. Holm, and Ronald G. Stone

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Content, pedagogy, results: A thrice-told tale of integrating work-based and school-based learning, Amy E. Ryken

Motivational effects of using occupations as themes for instruction, Amy E. Ryken

Biotechnology education program operations manual, Amy E. Ryken and J. Lee

Introduction To Special Issue, John Woodward

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Effects of reform-based mathematics instruction in five third grade classrooms, John Woodward, Juliet A. Baxter, and Deborah Olson

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Enhancing student achievement on performance assessments in mathematics, John Woodward, Juliet Baxter, and Kara Monroe

Submissions from 2000

The Elements Of Learning, Terence A. Beck

Disciplinary landscapes, interdisciplinary collaboration: A case study, Fred L. Hamel

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Use of admissions criteria to predict performance of students in an entry-level master’s program on fieldwork placements and in academic courses, Grace L. Kirchner, Margo B. Holm, and Ronald G. Stone