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Beyond Labels: Coming Of Age In A Multi-Ethnic America (1998), Ewa Irena Pytowska Nov 1998

Beyond Labels: Coming Of Age In A Multi-Ethnic America (1998), Ewa Irena Pytowska

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Turned On Teachers Help Students Tune In To Geography, Chester Smolski Oct 1998

Turned On Teachers Help Students Tune In To Geography, Chester Smolski

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"If you hear your youngster just home from school talking about some local issues related to transportation, land use, natural resources, air quality, water pollution, zoning, population growth or economic development, you can bet that she has been turned on by her geography teacher."


Teachers Make Marks In, Out Of Classroom, Chester Smolski Sep 1998

Teachers Make Marks In, Out Of Classroom, Chester Smolski

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"Doing field work on the Northern Fur Seals of Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska; laboring in the lab at the University of Texas; examining gender and geography at Trinity College in Hartford; finding out about China at Yale; doing surveys on tourism and sustainability at the University of Maine; studying with the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. and teaching and working with other teachers at Roger Williams University and Rhode Island College, 20 Teacher Consultants (TCs) of the Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance had themselves a busy and productive summer."


Forget Those Seminars--Go On A Trip!, Chester Smolski Apr 1998

Forget Those Seminars--Go On A Trip!, Chester Smolski

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"To those Rhode Island teachers out there who feel frustrated because they do not get the opportunity to study appropriate material for their work in the classroom, we have an offer that they will find difficult to refuse."


Authoritarianism And Education In Soviet Schools, Alexander M. Sidorkin Jan 1998

Authoritarianism And Education In Soviet Schools, Alexander M. Sidorkin

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Here is a perfectly plausible theory, even more so as the two last American presidents seemingly supported it. Once upon a time there were two military and ideological blocks: the Western democracies and Communist totalitarianism. They fought the Cold war, which the Western block has won, and the Communist block has lost. Two main strategies greatly contributed to the fall of the Communism: an arms race that exhausted Soviet economic power, and an ideological struggle that weakened the Soviet regime from inside. If this is true, American governments may rightfully claim credit for the victory. Moreover, if this is true ...


Redefinition Of Plurality, Alexander M. Sidorkin Jan 1998

Redefinition Of Plurality, Alexander M. Sidorkin

Faculty Publications

The notion of 'double message' is commonly perceived as a negative one in the educational context. Many believe that an educational institution, and even better, a whole community, must convey a consistent moral message to the youth. This paper aims to show that the consistency of a message is not always good, and that truly educational moral message is always a double message, an ambivalent and a self-contradicting one. To preserve the polyphony of a moral message, I argue, is more important than to observe the cohesion of such a message.