ERIC Number: EJ558716
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
An Ethnocultural Comparison of Empowerment in Two Districts: Learning from an American Indian and a Canadian First Nations School District.
Goddard, J. Tim; Shields, Carolyn M.
Journal of American Indian Education, v36 n2 p19-45 Win 1997
Case studies compare Red Rock School District on the Navajo Reservation and Running Waters First Nation school system in Canada with regard to governance structures and their relationships to educational practices: bilingual and bicultural education, community participation, "transmission" versus interactionist pedagogy, and standardized versus locally developed assessment methods. Contains 46 references. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Canada Natives, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Cree (Tribe), Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Governance, Navajo (Nation), School Districts, Student Evaluation, Tribally Controlled Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A