Between The World And The Urban Classroom

Author: George Sirrakos Jr.
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 946351032X
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This is an important, forward-thinking, innovative book – a welcome addition to the field of urban education.” – H. Richard Milner IV, Helen Faison Chair of Urban Education, University of Pittsburgh

The Complexities Of An Urban Classroom

Author: Louis Milde Smith
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ment, we felt that our classroom data were analyzed more profitably if we
interpreted the environment as mediated through the teacher's personality,
especially his cognitive or decision-making processes. As we distinguished
between an ideal world of education and the real world of teaching in the
Washington School, we found Geoffrey's decisions, and consequently his
teaching_behavior, influencejlLj3gjh_a&-c^ and as opportunitiej^ by a_numher
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Success In The Urban Classroom

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The first chapter examines the problems created by a mismatch between the
language information structure (LIS) of the child and the language information
load (LIL) at which the class is being taught. Children's language use is
categorized into five levels, with level l identified as simple talk about objects and
events in the immediate environment and level 5 described as language to build
and evaluate internal verbal models of the world. The suggested teaching
structure applies ...

Education Inputs In Uganda

Author: Harriet Nannyonjo
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 082137057X
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This was followed by analysis of variance (ANOVA) to establish the significance
of the differences in the level of availability of inputs between and within different
school locations and type of ownership. Further, the relationship between ...
Average class sizes in this study are large with numbers ranging from 53 pupils
for private schools, 75 pupils in Government-aided schools, 85 pupils in urban
schools, and 69 pupils in rural schools. Government-aided urban schools had the
highest ...

An Educator S Guide To Using Minecraft In The Classroom

Author: Colin Gallagher
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133858022
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Block by Block is a partnership between Mojang (the creators of Minecraft) and
the United nations human Settlements Programme. Their mission is to get people
involved in urban planning around the world, using Minecraft as the main design
and planning tool (http:// One of the most recent projects saw a
group of people come together in lima, Peru, to redesign a city park. Minecraft
was used to vizualize how the park could be redesigned. In all the Block by Block

Teaching Black Girls

Author: Venus E. Evans-Winters
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820471037
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This book focuses on the pedagogical and educational needs of poor and working-class African American female students.

Teaching Music In The Urban Classroom

Author: Carol Frierson-Campbell
ISBN: 9781578864607
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This conversation may be more common in our U.S. classrooms than we might
believe; many of our students live lives beyond our comprehension. ... "By the
year 2050, the average U.S. resident will trace his or her descent to Africa, Asia,
the Hispanic world, the Pacific Islands, the Middle East almost anywhere but
white Europe" (Taylor, 1990, p. 1), and ... The gulf between music educators, 94%
of whom are White, and urban students is even wider (U.S. Bureau of the Census
, 1999).

Classroom Management

Author: Sean B. Yisrael
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610487621
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According to Weiner (2003), teachers display knowledge of what students' lives
are like outside of school by making connections, personal and intellectual,
between school learning and lived experiences. In doing so, they will be able to
build more significant relationships with students, which is the foundation for
effective classroom management. In today's tough educational climate, in order to
reach urban students, teachers must make genuine connections with them. This
is done by ...

Children S Ways With Science And Literacy Integrated Multimodal Enactments In Urban Elementary Classrooms

Author: Maria Varelas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135128294
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Read-Alouds. In this chapter, we explore young children's distinctive ways of
participating in whole-class read-alouds of children's literature information books
as part of inte- grated science-literacy enactments. ... Moreover, in dialogically-
oriented instruction, a tenuous balance is enacted between creating spaces for
children to offer, test, and develop their own ideas in the midst of the classroom
community and guiding them toward more articulated science under- standings.
A dialogic ...

Peace Corps Fellows Enter The Urban Classroom

Author: Ruth Bombaugh
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Nicholas Burbules characterized dialogue as being open-ended and exploratory.
52 He treated dialogue as a communicative relationship between equals that
required emotional as well as cognitive involvement. ... about the belief that the
way the world appears to us is necessarily the way the world is.53 It is precisely
this quality of openness to the other's viewpoint and the idea of an interchange
between equals that distinguishes Burbules' idea of a dialogue from the famous
example ...