ERIC Number: ED433116
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Harvard Education Letter, 1997.
Graves-Desai, Kelly, Ed.; Maloney, Karen, Ed.
Harvard Education Letter, v13 n1-6 Jan-Dec 1997
This document is comprised of volume 13 of the Harvard Education Letter, published bimonthly and addressing current issues in elementary and secondary education. Articles in the six issues of this volume include: (1) January-February --"Making Detracking Work" (Lynn and Wheelock), "Developing a Culture of High Expectations for Teaching and Learning" (Lynn and Wheelock), "Navigating the Political Waters" (Lynn and Wheelock); (2) March-April--"Making Schoolwork More Like Real Work" (Steinberg), "A Change in the 'Basics': Today's Graduates Need More Than the 3 R's" (Steinberg), "Clapping with One Hand: Why the School-to-Work and Standards Movements Should Be Linked" (Vickers); "A Conversation with Dennis Littky and Elliot Washor", "A National Response to Quality Counts," containing opinions of political and educational leaders (March-April supplement); (3) May-June--"A New Consensus Emerges on the Characteristics of Good Professional Development" (Lewis), "A Conversation with Linda Darling-Hammond,""System-Wide Professional Development" (Lewis), "Teacher Research as Powerful Professional Development" (Check); (4) July-August--"Language-Rich Home and School Environments Are Key to Reading Success" (Lynn), "Connecting Home and School: A Conversation with Catherine Snow,""Smaller Classes Do Make a Difference in the Early Grades" (Mosteller), "Shrinking Pains: California's Initiative to Reduce Class Size Is Off to a Bumpy Start" (Lewis); (5) September-October--"Making the Connection between Families and Schools" (Mapp), "Family Involvement in Schools: It Makes a Big Difference, but Remains Rare" (Lynn), "A School Called Victory: The Ongoing Pursuit of Parent Involvement" (Lynn), "Teaching Teachers to Work with Families" (Lynn); and (6) November-December--"Technology Works Best When It Serves Clear Educational Goals" (Harrington-Lueker), "Integrated Learning Systems Update" (Harrington-Lueker), "Rethinking Homework" (Tovey). Regular features include letters to the editor and summaries of recent educational research. (KB)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Class Size, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Expectation, Family Environment, Family School Relationship, Homework, Newsletters, Parent Participation, Professional Development, Reading Achievement, Standards, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Researchers, Track System (Education), Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Graduate School of Education.