ERIC Number: ED337766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
McRAT Report--Multicultural Reading and Thinking.
McRAT Report, n1 Jan 1991
This report describes the instruction, assessment, and staff development of the Multicultural Reading and Thinking (McRAT) program and summarizes the results of a one-year study conducted in 1989-90. (McRAT is a nationally recognized staff development program designed to help teachers infuse higher order thinking skills and multicultural concepts into the existing curriculum.) The report (1) outlines the 4 kinds of reasoning--analysis, comparison, inference/interpretation, and evaluation--that students can use in academic subjects; (2) discusses various types of writing assessment; (3) describes the staff development program offered by McRAT; and (4) offers the (positive) results of a study designed to gain information on the effectiveness of the McRat instructional approach. Ten figures and three tables of data are included.(PRA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock.
Identifiers: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1; Multicultural Reading and Thinking Program AR