ERIC Number: ED444742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Harvard Education Letter, 1999.
Graves-Desai, Kelly, Ed.
Harvard Education Letter, v15 n1-6 Jan-Dec 1999
This document is comprised of the six issues in volume 15 of the Harvard Education Letter, a bimonthly newsletter addressing current issues in elementary and secondary education. Articles in this volume include the following: (1) January-February--"Retention vs. Social Promotion: Schools Search for Alternatives" (Kelly), and "School Design Can Say a Lot about Teaching and Learning" (Lawton); (2) March-April--"Co-Teaching: Are Two Heads Better Than One in an Inclusion Classroom?" (Lawton), "What's Working in Sex Education" (Kelly), and "Developmentally Disabled Students Need Sex Ed, Too" (Kelly); (3) May-June--"Learning from Poor and Minority Students Who Succeed in School" (Bempechat), "Preserving Kindergarten in a High-Stakes Environment" (Kelly), "OWLS: Who Can Benefit from Online Writing Labs?" (Walser), and "How Many Environments Does a Child Have?" (Harris); (4) July-August--"Johnny Still Can't Read?" (Farber), "The 'Brain-Based' Ballyhoo" (Lawton), and "Segregation: Stepping Back in Time?" (Gordon); (5) September-October--"Rising to the Discipline Challenge" (Gordon), and "Schools Get Creative To Find Good Subs" (Kelly and Reilly); and (6) November-December--"The Arts Step out from the Wings" (Buchbinder), "The Happy Meeting of Multiple Intelligences and the Arts" (Gardner), and "Tinkering with Title I" (Graves-Desai). Regular features include editorial statements and summaries of recent educational research. (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Art Education, Brain, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Discipline, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Repetition, Inclusive Schools, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Multiple Intelligences, Newsletters, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Sex Education, Social Promotion, Student Attitudes, Substitute Teachers, Team Teaching, Violence
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Graduate School of Education.