ERIC Number: ED457315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Equity: How Can We Use Effective Teaching Methods To Boost Student Achievement? [and] Equity: How Can We Enhance Conditions for Learning? [and] Equity: What Can We Do To Enhance School Climate?
Clark, Pat, Ed.
The three two-page briefs in this packet focus on ways that teachers and administrators can improve student achievement through emphasizing higher-level skills and improving learning conditions and school climate. "How Can We Use Effective Teaching Methods to Boost Student Achievement?" suggests enhancing students' questioning skills and expecting and boosting their high performance through teaching methods that include integrated curriculum, cooperation between teachers and students, cooperative learning in student groups, and real-life assessment. "How Can We Enhance Conditions for Learning?" recommends methods to improve the classroom environment, classroom organization, instructional materials and equipment, and language so that both male and female students feel comfortable and safe. "What Can We Do to Enhance School Climate?" provides concise actions to make school a more positive place for all students through raising and changing teacher expectations, encouraging more respectful student-teacher interaction, and improving classroom management and discipline. Each of the briefs lists resource organizations for further information. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Females, Guidelines, Integrated Curriculum, Males, Postsecondary Education, Safety, Secondary Education, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Student School Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Womens Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. College of Human Ecology.
Note: Supported by federal PL 101-392 funds.