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ERIC Number: EJ605863
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0196-786X
A Comparative Analysis of Teacher Ethnotheories.
Akkari, Abdeljalil; Serpell, Robert; Baker, Linda; Sonnenschein, Susan
Professional Educator, v21 n1 p45-61 Fall 1998
Compared the beliefs of African-American (AA) and European-American (EA) elementary teachers about teaching and literacy development. Teacher interviews found no differences in child development perceptions and approaches to literacy. AA teachers placed more emphasis on the themes of universal educability and teacher responsibility, while EA teachers emphasized the themes of teacher responsibility, child-centered education, and individualized teaching. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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