ERIC Number: ED375215
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Promoting Community-Based Programs for Socialization and Learning. New Directions for Child Development Series, Number 63.
Villarruel, Francisco A., Ed.; Lerner, Richard M., Ed.
Chapters in this volume describe and analyze distinct types of programs that seek to promote knowledge, competence, and a sense of belonging for diverse youth in environments that permit children's socialization and learning. The following chapters are included: (1) "Development and Context and the Contexts of Learning" (Francisco A. Villarruel and Richard M. Lerner); (2) "Developing Math and Science Materials for School Age Child Care Programs" (Laura Martin and Carol Ascher); (3) "The Project of Learning from the Inner-City Youth Perspective" (Shirley Brice Heath); (4) "A Computer-Oriented After-School Activity: Children's Learning in the Fifth Dimension and La Clase Magica" (Miriam W. Schustack, and others); (5) "On the Edge of School: Creating a New Context for Students' Development" (Thomas Hatch, and others); and (6) "Aspirations of Low-Income Mexican American and European American Parents for Their Children and Adolescents" (Catherine R. Cooper, and others). Includes an index. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Education, Community Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Context Effect, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Environment, Educational Innovation, Elementary Education, Hispanic Americans, Learning, Nonschool Educational Programs, Program Development, Socialization, Urban Areas, Urban Schools
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104-1342.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
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