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Making School Count

Author : Andrea Debruin-Parecki
ISBN : 9781134581313
Genre : Education
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Making School Count reports on four years of classroom research in which alternative teaching strategies, designed to motivate under-achieving inner-city, African-American middle school students were used and evaluated. The book offers insights into the discrepancy between students' academic dreams (their high performance aspirations) and the realities of their classroom performance. Issues include: *the authors' convictions that the disproportionate under-achievement of African-American students is the result of inappropriate teaching strategies *the prevalent use of a Eurocentric curriculum *results of the authors' research *a guide for teachers wishing to carry out their own research *a study of the collaboration between a university and a schools in an attempt to bring about change from the ground up.

Because Of The Kids

Author : Jennifer E. Obidah
ISBN : 0807740128
Genre : Education
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This book details the story of two teacher-researchers--Jennifer, who is African American, and Karen, who is White--as they set out on a collaborative three year study to explore the impact of racial and cultural differences in Karen's urban middle school classroom. They describe how they learn to confront and deal with the challenges they face so that they can work together. Their study presents the difficulties and importance of collaborations between teachers from different racial and cultural backgrounds as well as insights on how race and culture evolve in teacher-student interactions.

Challenges Of Second And Foreign Language Education In A Globalized World

Author : Mirosław Pawlak
ISBN : 9783319669755
Genre : Education
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This edited collection brings together papers by eminent scholars who attempt to demonstrate how challenges can most successfully be ameliorated with an eye to enhancing the effectiveness of the processes of language teaching and learning. In Part One, emphasis is placed on challenges that second language education has to face, both those more general, dealing with language policy issues, and those more specific, concerned with instructional options in the language classroom. Part Two focuses on challenges involved in researching the processes of teaching and learning in the second and foreign languages classroom, both with respect to research methodology and efforts to tap some variables impinging upon the effects of instruction. Finally, Part Three is devoted to challenges involved in second and foreign language teacher education, the quality of which to a large extent determines the outcomes of second language education in any educational context.

White Teachers Thinking About Racism

Author : Heather Ann MacLeod
ISBN : UCAL:C3483947
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How Beginning Teachers Develop In Their Understanding Of What And How Their Students Are Learning

Author : Mary-Lynn Teresa Lidstone
ISBN : UCAL:C3483641
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American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting Program

Author : American Educational Research Association
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131496635
Genre : Education
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Books In Print

Author : R.R. Bowker Company
ISBN : UOM:39015054035236
Genre : American literature
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Mexican And Mexican American Adolescent Achievement In An Urban U S Community

Author : Lesli Barger Beltran
ISBN : STANFORD:36105034117189
Genre : Social Science
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Resources In Education

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ISBN : MINN:30000010540338
Genre : Education
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Current Index To Journals In Education

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00935916U
Genre : Education
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