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- 1/1/08 - Gutiérrez, Rochelle
A substantial amount of research in mathematics education seeks to document disparities in achievement between middle-class White students and students who are Black, Latina/Latino, First Nations, English language learners, or working class. I outline the dangers in maintaining an achievement-gap focus. These dangers include offering little more than a static picture of inequities, supporting deficit thinking and negative narratives about students of color and working-class students...
- 1/3/09 - National Council of Teachers of English,
In the largest sense, all students are learning English, and each ELL student falls at a different point on the spectrums of experiences. One thing is certain: there is no one profile for an ELL student, nor is one single response adequate to meet their educational goals and needs. ELL students are a diverse group that offers challenges and opportunities to U.S. education and to English language arts teachers in particular.
- 1/1/93 - Council of Administrators of Special Education [CASE]
- 1/1/01 - Council for Exceptional Children
Implementing IDEA: A Guide for Principals is offered as a tool for ensuring that all children with disabilities learn, and that principals have the supports they need to implement IDEA.
- 1/1/03 - Dabady, Marilyn
Part of a special section on measuring racial disparities and discrimination in elementary and secondary education. A brief preview of the articles contained in the special section is provided. The articles were originally presented at the National Research Council Workshop on Measuring Racial Disparities and Discrimination in Elementary and Secondary Education, which was held in July 2002.
- 1/1/03 - National Staff Development Council
This book will help school leaders to make better decisions regarding the planning, design, and evaluation of staff development.
- 1/1/06 - Francis, D.J., Rivera, M., Lesaux, N., Kieffer, M., & Rivera, H. , U.S. Department of Education
The fundamental principles underlying the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of
2001focus on high standards of learning and instruction with the goal of
increasing academic achievement—reading and math in particular—within all
identified subgroups in the K-12 population. One of these subgroups is the
growing population of English Language Learners (ELLs). NCLB has increased
awareness of the academic needs and achievement of ELLs as schools,
districts, and states are held accountable for...
- 1/1/05 - Bol, Linda, Berry, Robert Q., III
The purpose of this study was to survey the perceptions of secondary mathematics teachers on factors contributing to the achievement gap and ways to reduce this gap. National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) members were surveyed, and a total of 379 secondary teachers responded. Overall, respondents were most likely to attribute the achievement gap to student characteristics, such as differences in motivational levels, work ethic, and family support. Furthermore, teachers from...
- 1/1/05 - Patterson, Nancy
All children must be provided with access to computer technology and the Internet. Children write more and better when they are allowed to use word processing programs to write, and they write even better when teachers allow them to go public with their writing through the use of online portfolios or through Web publishing. Middle school teachers can amplify their voice about the role of technology in education by joining the National Council of Teachers of English and the International...
- 1/1/09 - The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
In response to requirements in the No Child Left Behind Act logical, consistent order for teaching the standards-
(NCLB), state policymakers have made concerted efforts to based content in a subject area from one grade level or
align state standards with state accountability assessments. course to the next (Case & Zucker, 2005).
When strongly aligned and articulated, state standards
and assessments can provide a clear and coherent set of
Curriculum alignment often has been cited as...
- 1/1/06 - The North American Council for Online Learning and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Online learning through virtual schools is one of the most important
advancements in attempting to rethink the effectiveness of education in the
United States. The virtual school provides access to online, collaborative and
self-paced learning environments – settings that can facilitate 21st Century
skills. Today's students must be able to combine these skills with the
effective use of technology to succeed in current and future jobs.
The full promise of virtual learning is...
- 1/1/05 - Council for Exceptional Children
This is a collaborative product of the members of CEC and others in the wider educational community. The standards and principles represent the expertise and ideas of literally thousands of special educators.