ERIC Number: ED445935
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Making Schools Work for Every Child.
Thorson, Annette, Ed.
ENC Focus: A Magazine for Classroom Innovators, v7 n4 2000
This issue of "ENC Focus" explores educational equity. Featured articles provide many perspectives on gender equity, multidimensional classrooms, technology, and special needs students. Articles include: (1) "Editorial: Educational Equity--A Moving Target" (Annette Thorson); (2) "Thinking of Each and Every One" (Francena Cummings); (3) "Teacher Fellowships Close the Gender Gap" (Janalee Jordan-Meldrum and Tina L. Coplan); (4) "CyberSisters Jumpstart Girls' Interest in Math, Science, and Technology" (Cerise Roth-Vinson); (5) "Equity in the Standards-Based Elementary Mathematics Classroom" (Christina Perez); (6) "Teaching in the Language of the Lockup" (Don Deresz); (7) "An Equity Dilemma--Teaching Gifted and Talented Students" (Gay Gordon); (8) "Serving the Underserved in Elementary Science" (Barbara Sprung and Merle Froschl); (9) "Making Technology Work for Every Child" (Patricia Hosken); (10) "Special Science Teams Focus on Abilities Rather Than Disabilities" (Sami Kahn); (11) "Teaching in an Equitable--and Safe--Science Laboratory" (Malcom S. Cheney and Kenneth R. Roy); (12) "The Search for Bias-Free Educational Software" (Carolyn Sue Gardiner); (13) "A Handful, Plus One, of Habitats: Now I Remember!" (Carolyn Cannon Jenkins and Mary M. Banbury); (14) "Student Grouping That Enhances Learning--and Equity" (Hollee Freeman); and (15) "Proyecto Futuro Brings Science to Bilingual Schools" (Madeleine Correa Zeigler). Educational news, editorials, essays, classroom stories, columns on topics of interest to classroom innovators, and an extensive annotated list of assessment resources are also included. (ASK)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Sex Differences
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.
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