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Walker, Larry – New Educator, 2021
Black male students throughout the United States encounter a variety of school, community, and familial stressors. This includes exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) which impacts their socio-emotional growth and academic outcomes. For this reason, the article explores extant literature and offers actionable steps to prepare preservice…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Preservice Teacher Education, Barriers
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Walker, Larry J. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2020
Nationally, school districts and postsecondary institutions are developing and implementing a variety of initiatives to close the teacher diversity gap. Unfortunately, only 20% of teachers are from ethnic and racial backgrounds, yet schools educate majority-minority populations. More troubling, less than 2% of teachers are Black males. Overall,…
Descriptors: Barriers, African American Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Rural Schools
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Marsh, L. Trenton S.; Walker, Larry J. – Teachers College Record, 2022
Background/Context: Embedded in "common sense" and state-mandated reforms to close "the achievement gap," the urban school, especially those sites with a no-excuses orientation to learning, can produce and reproduce the carceral state in students' lives. The seemingly innocuous policies and processes limit access to educational…
Descriptors: Blacks, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, Males
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Goings, Ramon B.; Walker, Larry J.; Wade, Keah L. – Journal of School Leadership, 2021
There has been growing scholarly discourse on the topic of diversifying the teacher workforce. However, the perspectives of human resource officers (HROs), who are often involved in the hiring of teachers, are excluded. As a result, this qualitative study explores 12 school district HROs' perspectives on diversifying the teacher workforce and how…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Personnel Directors, Teacher Selection, Intuition
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Goings, Ramon B.; Hotchkins, Bryan; Walker, Larry J. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
Given the rapid decline of teachers and school leaders after the "Brown v. Board of Education" decision, there has been an increased conversation on diversifying the educator workforce. Furthermore, little is known about the preparation of human resource officers (HROs) who share responsibility for teacher candidate selection and hiring.…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, School Desegregation, Diversity (Faculty), Teacher Selection
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Walker, Larry J.; Goings, Ramon B.; Wilkerson, Reginald D. – Educational Foundations, 2019
Nationally Black males comprise less than 2% of public school teachers. The startling figure is not sustainable in a diverse society. Increasingly researchers have focused on the experiences of Black male inservice teachers. However, there is scant research that investigates the role school administrators in urban, suburban, and rural districts…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, African American Students, Preservice Teachers, Males
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Goings, Ramon B.; Walker, Larry J.; Cotignola-Pickens, Heather – Educational Planning, 2018
Diversifying the teaching profession has garnered attention from researchers, policy makers, and educational stakeholders. However, missing within this conversation is the role of school and district leaders in diversifying the teaching profession. We argue that without considering school and district leaders, diversity initiatives will not have a…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Administrator Role, School Districts, Principals
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Goings, Ramon B.; Bristol, Travis J.; Walker, Larry J. – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2018
Purpose: There is limited discussion in the teacher education literature about the experiences of pre-service black male teachers generally and the ethnic diversity among black male pre-service teachers specifically. Thus, this paper aims to explore the experiences of Frank, a black male refugee health education major attending an historically…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Refugees, Health Education, Blacks
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Henderson, Dawn X.; Walker, Larry; Barnes, Rachelle R.; Lunsford, Alexis; Edwards, Christen; Clark, Christopher – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: A combination of increased suicide in the past decade, documented high rates of anxiety and depression, and the preponderance of other behavioral and emotional regulation challenges place black youth at risk for school suspension and involvement in the juvenile justice system. Pointing to deficits in black youth and their families…
Descriptors: African Americans, Trauma, Racial Bias, Well Being
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Walker, Larry – School Arts, 1980
Described is a summer art program organized by the Department of Art at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California for students between the ages of 8 and 14. The program included eight hours of instruction per weekly class. (KC)
Descriptors: Art Education, College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Summer Programs
Walker, Larry – CSTA Journal, 1996
Discusses the use of rocks and fossils to stimulate study of nuclear decay. (Author/JRH)
Descriptors: Geology, Paleontology, Petrology, Radioisotopes
Walker, Larry; Price, Karen – Sch Arts, 1970
Cardboard constructions are discussed. (DB)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials
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Tajino, Akira; Walker, Larry – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 1998
Outlines how team teaching has been implemented in many of Japan's high schools, largely through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme, and how students and teachers in one school view the Japanese and English-as-a-Foreign-Language teacher's roles in these team-taught classes. (Author/JL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, High Schools, Questionnaires
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Walker, Larry D.; Inbody, Paul W. – Teaching of Psychology, 1974
This introductory psychology course consisting of 16 contemporary films available at each student's convenience; readings; discussion sessions; and laboratory experience, assisted by upper-division psychology students, is an attempt to minimize some of the problems of the usual introductory lecture course. (JH)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Course Descriptions, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership. – 1975
"Options in Education" is a radio program which focuses on issues and developments in education. This transcript of the show contains discussions of the Supreme Court decision on private-school desegregation, the Community College of Vermont, child abuse, and learning how to be a paralegal worker. Participants in the program include John…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Child Abuse, Education, Elementary Secondary Education