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Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1969
This issue of the "IRCD Bulletin" contains the transcript of the Declaration of Black Teachers before the Black Ministers-Teachers Conference on April 27, 1968 at Detroit, Michigan, a status statement on "Relevance and Pluralism in Curriculum Development" by Dr. Edmund W. Gordon, an article on moving "Toward Curriculum…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Black Studies, Black Teachers, Cultural Pluralism
Wargo, Michael J., Ed.; Green, Donald Ross, Ed. – 1977
The following papers were delivered: Introductory Remarks, John W. Evans; An Evaluator's Perspective, Michael J. Wargo; Problems of Achievement Tests in Program Evaluation, Donald Ross Green; Diverse Human Populations and Problems in Educational Program Evaluation via Achievement Testing, Edmund W. Gordon; Critical Issues in Achievement Testing of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Educational Testing
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ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1979
The papers in this document illustrate the need for educators to recognize the diverse populations they serve. Edmund W. Gordon and Stephanie Shipman discuss the confusion surrounding Aptitude/Treatment/Interaction (ATI) research and the educational equity controversy. They argue for educational programs which more appropriately address the…
Descriptors: Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Conference Reports, Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Gordon, Edmund W. – Pedagogical Inquiry and Praxis, 2001
This article describes affirmative development, a concept designed to complement colloquial notions of affirmative action, which emphasizes the creation and enhancement of competence in addition to the more traditional emphasis on the equitable reward of competence. In 1903 and 1958, W.E.B. DuBois examined whether 20th century problems related to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Elementary Secondary Education
Gordon, Edmund W. – American Educational Research Association, 2004
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation decision. Yet despite half a century of efforts to improve educational opportunities for African American students and other minorities, a large achievement gap persists. By 12th grade, the average African American and…
Descriptors: Graduation, High Achievement, Minority Group Children, Academic Achievement
Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Gordon, Edmund W. – Pedagogical Inquiry and Praxis., 2003
This paper describes U.S. Department of Defense Schools, an education system with significant outcomes that may be pertinent to raising academic achievement among minority students. A research group examined the high achievement of African American and Hispanic students in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools. Results find that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, After School Programs, Black Students, Community Involvement
Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Gordon, Edmund W. – 2003
In 2001, the National Education Goals Panel commissioned researchers from Vanderbilt University to study the consistent high achievement of African American and Latino students in Department of Defense schools. This digest summarizes the results of their study and presents supporting research that identifies policies and practices that may…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, After School Programs, Black Students, Community Involvement
Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Gordon, Edmund W. – Pedagogical Inquiry and Praxis, 2002
This document examines the importance of access to educational resources that are supplementary to what is available in school for all students. Supplementary education is the formal and informal learning and developmental enrichment opportunities provided for students outside of school and beyond the regular school day or year. While…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, After School Programs, Computer Literacy, Cultural Influences
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. – 1975
A committee under the chairmanship of Benjamin Bloom met in June 1964 to discuss research findings about disadvantaged populations and the prospects for educating them. Many of the things talked about then have been realized: More money has been spent. Better than half of the colleges and universities train teachers for disadvantaged children.…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Planning
Gordon, Edmund W. – IRCD Bulletin, 1977
The use and problems associated with standardized tests are not only technical, but also involve philosophical and moral issues such as "what it is that we want education to be," and "what are the behaviors and goals of educators and learners that we are willing to encourage." (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational Assessment, Educational Practices, Educational Problems
Gordon, Edmund W. – IRCD Bulletin, 1975
Problems of educability, analysis of learning situations, importance of home environment, nutrition, health, plasticity of intellect, importance of affect, importance of shared purposes, control of decision-making, importance of social class mix, and the relevance of schooling are among the issues discussed. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Methods, Educational Needs, Educational Responsibility
Gordon, Edmund W.; Jaramillo, Mari-Luci – 1972
The first paper in this booklet summarizes the desegregation strategies that have been used either singly or in combination to ethnically balance schools. An overview of the services and resources available to school districts from the National Center for Research and Information for Equal Educational Opportunities is also presented. Some of the…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Children, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences