ERIC Number: ED452294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
PlainTalk about Education: Transforming Crisis Into Success. Proceeding of the PLAINTALK Summit (New Orleans, Louisiana, February 8-10, 1999). A Desk Reference on Educational Change.
Small, Robert D., Ed.; Thomas, Alice P., Ed.
This reference includes presentations that cover current research, best practices, and solutions to improve student achievement. The 25 chapters are: (1) "The Three Stories of Educational Reform: Inside; Inside/Out; Outside/In" (Michael Fullan); (2) "Hey, You with the Frontal Lobes: Brains for Educators, Educators of Brains" (Priscilla Vail); (3) "The Connections between Class Size and Student Success: A Mandate" (Charles Achilles); (4) "Student Self-Evaluation: What Research Says and What Practice Shows" (Carol Rolheiser); (5) "URGENT MESSAGE: Engaging Parents To Improve Student Achievement" (Anne Henderson); (6) "From Oracy to Literacy: Helping Children Attain Academic Success" (Katharine Butler); (7) "Reforming Teacher Education: New Rhythms for the Different Drummer?" (Jeffrey Gorrell); (8) "Discipline-Based Art Education: SmartArt" (Susan Holman); (9) "Connectedness: A Legacy to Our Children" (Edward M. Hallowell); (10) "Paying Attention to Attention: The Connection between Attention and Learning" (Gerard A. Ballanco); (11) "Reading Development, Reading Disorders, and Reading Instruction: Contributions from Research" (Reid Lyon); (12) "Teaching for Creativity: Two Dozen Tips" (Robert Sternberg); (13) "To Touch a Child's Heart and Mind: The Mindset of the Effective Educator" (Robert Brooks); (14) "The Mechanics of Remembering: Tricky Memory and Memory Tricks" (Glenda Thorne); (15) "The Juvenile Offender: An Opportunity To Change a Life" (David Admire); (16) "Dyslexia: What Is It, Really? Personal Reflections and Scientific Fact" (Emerson Dickman); (17)"Teacher Education Reform: So What's Important?"; (18) "Accountability"; (19) "Equity"; (20) "Solutions to the Reading Crisis"; (21) "Helping at Home"; (22) "Medicine, Learning and School"; (23) "Increasing Family Involvement"; (24) "Teacher Education in Louisiana"; and (25) "So What's Worth Fighting for in Education?" (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Art Education, Attention Deficit Disorders, Class Size, Creative Teaching, Delinquency, Dyslexia, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Higher Education, Learning, Literacy, Memory, Parent Participation, Preservice Teacher Education, Reading Instruction, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Center for Development & Learning, Covington, LA.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana