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- 1/13/10 - Mulligan, Elaine, Kozeski, Elizabeth B., Equity Alliance at ASU
"NIUSI-LeadScape coaching consists of a series of structured, one-on-one, interactions between a coach and coachee aimed at enhancing the coachee’s effectiveness in developing inclusive school practices. These interactions can be face to face, by telephone, or combined with team meetings as required. Coaching can be used to support teachers, support personnel, instructional leaders, or school principals as needed to reinforce inclusive practices. Coaching addresses multiple layers of...
- 1/27/10 - Fergus, Edward
This Equity In Action is intended to provide educators and researchers with the most comprehensive, praxis-oriented information on identifying and reducing disproportionality in schools. Over the course of developing and piloting a data-driven process (2004-2010) for identifying root causes, we’ve gained insight into not only the root causes but also the driving forces (internal and external to district) of these root causes. Our data driven root cause process focused on examining various...
- 1/1/07 - Timperley, Helen S., Parr, Judy M.
A national literacy professional development project reduced the achievement gap for students experiencing difficulties in reading or writing in 91 of New Zealand's schools. It was based on two premises: coherence within and between the multiple levels of the schooling and educational administration systems and a focus on evidence-informed inquiry into effectiveness at each level of the system. Over the 2 years of the project's operation, these two premises interacted in ways that led to...
- 1/1/08 - Timperley, Helen S., Parr, Judy M.
A national literacy professional development project reduced the achievement gap for students experiencing difficulties in reading or writing in 91 of New Zealand's schools. It was based on two premises: coherence within and between the multiple levels of the schooling and educational administration systems, focus on evidence-informed inquiry into effectiveness at each level of the system. Over the years of the project's operation, these two premises interacted in ways that led to ongoing...
- 1/5/09 - Deborah Gleason
This fact sheet presents numerous ways you can interact with your young child and offers practical suggestions for giving your child consistent sensory cues. This fact sheet suggests ways you can recognize and then respond to your child's responses and also includes techniques that encourage exploration of the environment.
- 1/1/02 - Breitborde, Mary-Lou, Swiniarski, Louise Boyle
Noting that differences and inequality of education exist in the United States of America, this paper presents two model educational programs that address the iniquities in American public education. The first model is a collaborative effort of a public school in an urban northeast community, the Robert L. Ford Elementary School of Lynn, Massachusetts, USA and a public supported college of higher education, Salem State College, Salem, Massachusetts, USA, whose joint venture is known as The...
- 1/1/10 - The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning for the Stuart Foundation and the Ready to Succeed Leadership Team
y the time children enter the foster care system, they are likely to have
experienced a variety of emotional, physical and psychological harms.
These accumulated hurts affect children to varying degrees. With caring
support and interventions, many can overcome the hurdles that (through no
fault of their own) have been placed in their way. Still, the path to a healthy,
happy adulthood is often arduous — with many of the most glaring difficulties
manifesting themselves in the...
- 1/1/02 - Lubienski, Sarah Theule
A study investigated the disparities between white and African-American students' mathematics performance, with attention to interactions between race and socioeconomic status (SES). Data were obtained from the 1990, 1996, and 2000 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Although the results revealed substantial achievement gaps between African-American students and their white counterparts--such as 12th grade African-American students scoring below 8th grade white students--an analysis...
- 1/1/91 - Smith, Douglas C.
- 1/1/09 - Buehl, Doug
- 1/1/98 - Evans, Karlin S.
Researchers have noted that gender inequity exists in early school settings. This inequity is apparent in student-teacher interactions, student-student interactions, and children's literature. Suggestions to help current or prospective teachers combat gender inequity in early elementary classrooms via nonbiased literature, nonbiased play, and nonbiased curriculum are provided, and an assessment of nonbiased curriculum is offered.
- 1/29/10 - Billingsley, B. S., Griffin, C. C., Smith, S. J., Kamman, M., & Israel, M.
E-mentoring—the use of technology-based communication formats in which mentors and mentees interact—is emerging as a solution for supporting novice teachers, especially when they have limited access to inbuilding support. This Brief describes the possibilities of using e-mentoring with novice special education teachers.
- 1/1/06 - Birenbaum, Menucha, Nasser, Fadia
The study examined the effects of gender and ethnicity on mathematics achievement on a national test and on dispositions (attitudes, perceived parental expectations, effort, and help) towards the study of mathematics of a representative sample of Jewish and Arab eighth graders in Israel. The results indicated a large ethnic gap in achievement in favor of the Jewish students. Significant gender--ethnicity interactions emerged whereby Arab girls, compared to Arab boys, attempted more items on...
- 1/1/08 - Mandell, David S., Davis, Jasmine K., Bevans, Katherine, Guevara, James P.
The authors examined disparities in special education labeling among children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by merging calendar year 2002 special education records and Medicaid mental health claims for 4,852 children who had been diagnosed with ADHD in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thirty-eight percent were receiving special education services. In adjusted analyses, Black children were less likely than White children to receive these services (odds ratio...
- 1/1/12 - Bos, J.M., Sanchez, R.C., Tseng, F., Rayyes, N., Ortiz, L., and Sinicrope, C.
English language proficiency is critical to academic achievement in the United States. For
several decades, educators and policymakers have explored strategies to ensure that English
language learner students have access to rigorous academic content as much as non–English
language learner students. Educating English language learner students is a challenge that has
become a civil rights issue and a topic of federal legislation. In 1968, Congress passed the
Bilingual Education Act...
- 1/14/09 - Western Region Outreach Center & Consortia at the National Center on Deafness,
A pocket sized handbook for professors, high school teachers and vocational teachers new to interacting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. Topics include a general understanding of deafness, classroom accomodations, and communication tips.