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Russell, Sue, Ed.; Sullivan, Robert, Ed. – CEIC Review, 1998
In this issue of the "CEIC Review," commissioned papers for a national invitational conference on student resilience developed across contexts of family, work, culture, and community are summarized. The concept of resilience-promoting interventions has emerged from research and indicates that some children survive adversity without lasting damage.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Community, Context Effect, Coping
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1979
The aim of this paper is to bring some conceptual synthesis to the deliberations of the conference, "What Do We Know About Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools?". The author begins with an attempt to define the concept of urban education, and continues with an identification of some of the critical issues related to urban life and education in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Cultural Pluralism, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1976
Reactions to the papers read at the Pittsburgh conference on the theory and practice of beginning reading (April 1976) are provided in this document, with particular attention to the way that the content of those papers relates to compensatory education issues. The problem areas under which the discussion is organized are as follows: the search…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Compensatory Education, Conference Reports, Developmental Stages
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1975
The most pressing problems of research on minority groups have not received adequate attention. One such problem is that of identification and understanding of the mechanisms of learning facility and learning dysfunction and the implications of both for the optimum development of heterogeneous populations. Secondly, in contrast to the body of…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Gordon, Edmund W. – Journal of Negro Education, 1985
Examination of the social science knowledge base relative to Afro-Americans indicates that the social sciences traditionally have attempted to understand the life experiences of socially diverse groups through a narrow cultro/ethnocentric perspective and against an equally narrow standard. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Cultural Differences, Ethnocentrism, Minority Groups