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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

Smolski Texts

"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."


Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Laurie Fruth, Chris Johnson Oct 1998

Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Laurie Fruth, Chris Johnson

UNLV Magazine

No abstract provided.


The Specters Of Gramsci: Revolutionary Praxis And The Committed Intellectual, Peter Mclaren, Gustavo Fischman, Silvia Serra, Estanislao Antelo Oct 1998

The Specters Of Gramsci: Revolutionary Praxis And The Committed Intellectual, Peter Mclaren, Gustavo Fischman, Silvia Serra, Estanislao Antelo

Education Faculty Articles and Research

"However, it is not the purpose of this article to map the shifting trajectories of these debates except to note one general question central to the thesis of this paper that has emerged from these debates: Given current structural and conjunctural conditions such as the capitalization of global culture, the privatization of subjectivity, free market fundamentalism, and the moral collapse of social democracy after the defeat of communism, should the role ofGramsci's "organic" intellectual primarily be restricted to practicing "cultural politics" or should the Gramscian agent challenge in a more direct manner the pernicious power of capital?"


Reclaiming Hope: Teacher Education And Social Justice In The Age Of Globalization, Peter Mclaren, Gustavo Fischman Oct 1998

Reclaiming Hope: Teacher Education And Social Justice In The Age Of Globalization, Peter Mclaren, Gustavo Fischman

Education Faculty Articles and Research

"Our overarching position is unashamedly and avowedly criticalist: we believe that unless teacher education locates the pedagogical education of future teachers within the context of an examination of the current glorification of global corporatism and the capitalist economy's ability for self-valorization, teacher education will remain delinked from necessary and urgent political conversations and practices."


Project High Hopes Summer Institute: Curriculum For Developing Talent In Students With Special Needs, Marcia Gentry, Terry W. Neu May 1998

Project High Hopes Summer Institute: Curriculum For Developing Talent In Students With Special Needs, Marcia Gentry, Terry W. Neu

Education Faculty Publications

This article examines a summer institute curriculum that was developed for and used with handicapped students who were identified as gifted in the area(s) of visual arts, performing arts, engineering, or life sciences. The students and the summer institute were part of a federally funded Javits program, Project High Hopes. The curriculum was real world, multi-disciplinary and problem based in that it used a decaying water feature on the school grounds as its focus. Using a creative problem solving process, students identified problems with the water feature, developed solutions, created presentations, and presented their solutions to the school board. Student …


Deconstructing Surveillance Pedagogy: Dead Poets Society, Peter Mclaren, Zeus Leonardo Apr 1998

Deconstructing Surveillance Pedagogy: Dead Poets Society, Peter Mclaren, Zeus Leonardo

Education Faculty Articles and Research

No abstract provided.


Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud Apr 1998

Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud

UNLV Magazine

No abstract provided.


The Challenge: Magazine For The Center For Gifted Studies (No. 1, Spring 1998)), Center For Gifted Studies, Tracy Inman Editor, Marcus Duke, Designer Apr 1998

The Challenge: Magazine For The Center For Gifted Studies (No. 1, Spring 1998)), Center For Gifted Studies, Tracy Inman Editor, Marcus Duke, Designer

Gifted Studies Publications

No abstract provided.


''A Tree Bears Many Fruit'' Undergraduate Service Learning­ A Redefinition, Shekhar K. Regmi Jan 1998

''A Tree Bears Many Fruit'' Undergraduate Service Learning­ A Redefinition, Shekhar K. Regmi

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Tales Out Of School: Six Secrets From Successful Teachers, John Strassburger Jan 1998

Tales Out Of School: Six Secrets From Successful Teachers, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the third in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


The Challenge: The Newsletter Of The Center For Gifted Studies (No. 2, Winter 1998), Center For Gifted Studies, Tracy Inman Jan 1998

The Challenge: The Newsletter Of The Center For Gifted Studies (No. 2, Winter 1998), Center For Gifted Studies, Tracy Inman

Gifted Studies Publications

No abstract provided.


Management Of Curriculum Changes: A Case Study Of United Kingdom And Pakistan, Muhammad Memon Jan 1998

Management Of Curriculum Changes: A Case Study Of United Kingdom And Pakistan, Muhammad Memon

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

No abstract provided.