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High Stakes Testing: Issues, Implications, And Remedies For English Language Learners, Ronald Solórzano May 2008

High Stakes Testing: Issues, Implications, And Remedies For English Language Learners, Ronald Solórzano

Ronald Solórzano

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Beyond Liberal Democracy In Schools: The Power Of Pluralism, Barbara Thayer-Bacon Apr 2008

Beyond Liberal Democracy In Schools: The Power Of Pluralism, Barbara Thayer-Bacon

Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon

In this unique union of philosophy and ethnographic research, Barbara Thayer-Bacon explains how the individualist legacy of liberal democracy, as conceived by Locke and Rosseau, ignores and excludes the needs of American students raised in cultures with strong communal traditions. Drawing upon her experience with the educational methods of other cultures as well as the work of modern educational philosophers such as Dewey, Barber, Young, and Mouffe and Laclau, Thayer-Bacon shows us how our current vision of the democratic process as revealed in school practices routinely fails minority students. She offers recommendations to help us develop learning environments for students ...


“I Don’T Know”: Engaging With Problematic Moments In Multicultural Education, Stephanie Kent, James Cumming Dec 2007

“I Don’T Know”: Engaging With Problematic Moments In Multicultural Education, Stephanie Kent, James Cumming

Stephanie Jo Kent

“I Don’t Know” Engaging with Problematic Moments in Multicultural Education Marilyn Cochran-Smith (2000) describes a moment that occurred during a well-known and historically well-received pedagogical seminar that included addressing race and racism. As part of one session, Cochran-Smith invited a Native American colleague to share some of his experiences with the class. He concluded his presentation, near the end of the scheduled class period, by asking, “And what does this program do to help you examine questions about race and racism in teaching and schooling?” Cochran-Smith describes what happened next: Without hesitation, one student teacher, a Puerto Rican woman ...


Grooming "Better-Prepared" Teachers, Claudia Peralta Nash Dec 2007

Grooming "Better-Prepared" Teachers, Claudia Peralta Nash

Claudia Peralta

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Advancement Of Educational Research, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2007

Advancement Of Educational Research, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Teacher Research As A Feminist Act, Mary Christianakis Dec 2007

Teacher Research As A Feminist Act, Mary Christianakis

Mary Christianakis

No abstract provided.


Children's Issues In Uruguay, C. Peralta Nash, A. Peralta Dec 2007

Children's Issues In Uruguay, C. Peralta Nash, A. Peralta

Claudia Peralta

No abstract provided.