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- 1/23/07 - Lynn K. Wilder, Elizabeth J. Rotz , Amy W. Sonntag, Equity Alliance at ASU
This On Point is for all teachers who want to explore issues around homeless children. Students who experience homelessness are people first. Like their peers, they have unique hopes, dreams, cultural heritages, abilities, disabilities, and unique personality traits. As urban schools become more sophisticated in developing their support systems for students, it is important that systems stress personalization rather than generalization. The authors discussed that homelessness is a serious...
- 1/24/08 - Diane L. Ferguson, Kozeski, Elizabeth B., Smith, Anne, Equity Alliance at ASU
Multicultural education is not merely a set of skills and procedures learned at one point in time and applied over and over again. It is a process through which educators and other service providers learn to interpret and adapt to their personal encounters with one another. Through multicultural education, teachers and students become culturally responsive and competent, creating new pathways for communication and knowledge sharing (Liston & Zeichner, 1996).
- 1/1/06 - Kickul, Gerard, Kickul, Jill
A study examined the impact of student proactivity and learning goal orientation on perceptions of quality of learning and overall course satisfaction among 241 graduate and undergraduate students in an online program. Findings revealed how proactive personality and personal learning goals influenced student assessments of learning and satisfaction in an online environment. In particular, proactive personality played a key role in enhancing learning. Other findings of the study are...
- 1/18/09 - National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities,
Intellectual disability is a term used when a person has certain limitations in mental functioning and in skills such as communicating, taking care of him or herself, and social skills. These limitations will cause a child to learn and develop more slowly than a typical child. Children with intellectual disabilities (sometimes called cognitive disabilities or mental retardation) may take longer to learn to speak, walk, and take care of their personal needs such as dressing or eating. They...
- 1/1/99 - Arthur W. Combs; Ann .B. Miser; Katherine S.Whitaker
Section I of this book describes why it is important for school leaders to understand how people's belief systems drive their personal and professional behaviour. Section II focuses on the need for school leaders to understand how and why people respond to,or resist,change. Section II focuses on how organizations influence peerson-centered leadership and how leaders, in turn, influence organizations.
- 1/1/05 - Olivos, Edward M., Quintana de Valladolid, Carmen E.
From the perspective of two practitioners who have been influenced by work in the area of critical pedagogy and critical theory, this article examines bilingual education, education reform, and the achievement gap in relation to Latino English Language Learners. The authors integrate personal experiences as they examine underlying assumptions of class, race, and asymmetrical power relations in current education policy and classroom practice. They argue that, despite feelings of being...
- 1/14/09 - National High School Alliance,
"In A Call to Action: Transforming High School for All Youth, the National High School Alliance identifies six core principles and recommended strategies that will foster high academic achievement, close the achievement gap, and promote civic and personal growth among all high-school-age youth in our high schools and communities. At the center of the framework is the Alliance’s belief that the purpose of high school is to ensure that all high-schoolage students are ready for college...
- 1/1/90 - Barth, R.
- 1/1/91 - Killion, J., & Todnem, G.
- 1/1/09 - Obradović, Jelena, Long, Jeffrey D., Cutuli, J. J., Chi-Keung, Chan, Hinz, Elizabeth, Heistad, David, Masten, Ann S.
Longitudinal growth trajectories of reading and math achievement were studied in four primary school grade cohorts (GCs) of a large urban district to examine academic risk and resilience in homeless and highly mobile (H/HM) students. Initial achievement was assessed when student cohorts were in the second, third, fourth, and fifth grades, and again 12 and 18 months later. Achievement trajectories of H/HM students were compared to low-income but nonmobile students and all other tested...
- 1/1/09 - Gallagher, James J.
The article discusses the factors involved on the issue about disproportion which refers to the absence of minority students in the classroom of gifted students in the U.S. One main factor is an assumption of equality in ability between ethnic and racial groups at birth with no superior races involved. The author explains that the country's educational system is facing real differences in the development of intellectual abilities of students by school age which is a morally and socially...
- 1/1/08 - Campos, David
The article discusses how lessons taught to white and Asian students may eliminate the achievement gap. According to the author, social factors affect children of color including African American and Latino school children making them not as proficient as their white and Asian-American counterparts. An overview of the lesson plan reflecting questions on the students' personal experience that relate to social, political, and economic conditions is offered. The author suggests that teachers...
- 1/5/10 - Catherine Lord, Somer L. Bishop
"Recent prevalence rates for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are now estimated at about 1 in 110 children in the U.S. Increases in public awareness and research funding in response to the growing numbers of children and adults with this disorder have led to numerous important scientific advances over the last several years. Nevertheless, because ASD remains a diagnosis that is defined completely on the basis of behavior, diagnostic assessment is both complex and expensive. Appropriate...
- 1/26/10 - Dana Williams
"Whether you are the parent of a 3-year-old who is curious about why a friend’s skin is brown, the parent of a 9-year-old who has been called a slur because of his religion, or the parent of a 15-year-old who snubs those outside of her social clique at school, this book is designed to help you teach your children to honor the differences in themselves and in others — and to reject prejudice and intolerance. Three age-specific sections feature everyday parents sharing personal stories...
- 1/5/09 - FPG Child Development Institute,
Almost 10 percent of American adults suffer from a depressive disorder each year; and another 11 percent experience symptoms of depression that significantly impair life
functioning, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. These figures are even higher for those living in poverty. A 2004 survey published by the Centers for Disease Control reported that “poor persons were four times as likely as non-poor persons to report serious psychological distress.” Children are not...
- 1/1/09 - Metz, Steve
The author emphasizes the value of summer reading programs to students. He claimed that summer learning or reading programs are an essential factor in student learning. He cited a research on the achievement gap between lower- and higher-income youth which can be attributed to access to summer learning programs. The author argued that summer reading should be an integral part of lifelong learning and personal growth.