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Paris, Django, Ed.; Alim, H. Samy, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2017
"Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies" raises fundamental questions about the purpose of schooling in changing societies. Bringing together an intergenerational group of prominent educators and researchers, this volume engages and extends the concept of culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP)--teaching that perpetuates and fosters linguistic,…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Social Justice, Social Change
Sleeter, Christine E.; Carmona, Judith Flores – Teachers College Press, 2016
In this second edition of her bestseller, Christine Sleeter and new coauthor Judith Flores Carmona show how educators can learn to teach rich, academically rigorous, multicultural curricula within a standards-based environment. The authors have meticulously updated each chapter to address current changes in education policy and practice. New…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Vignettes
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Heppner, Mary J.; Wagner, Julie – Journal of Career Development, 2011
As many regular readers of the journal have noticed, the editorship of the "Journal of Career Development" has been passed from Norman C. Gysbers to Lisa Y. Flores. Unlike other journals whose editorships are more typically 3 to 6 years, Dr. Gysbers has guided the journal for almost three decades. Although Dr. Gysbers' life and enormous…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Career Development, Reflection, Editing
Brown, James – Leadership, 2013
It's hard for the author to believe that three people who greatly influenced his career and the careers of many other school leaders all passed away just days apart at the beginning of this year. He began his career in public education in the Riverside Unified School District in 1972, following eight years as a teacher and administrator at LaSalle…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Principals, Educational Change, Public Education
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Madonna, Stephen, Jr.; Philpot, Vincent D. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2013
This study examines motivational and learning strategies, and academic and student satisfaction, in college students. One hundred thirty-five college seniors were administered the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (Pintrich, Smith, Garcia, & McKeachie, 1991), Academic Satisfaction Survey (Flores, 2007), and Online Course Survey…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies, Student Satisfaction
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Flores, Judith; Garcia, Silvia – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2009
Judith Flores and Silvia Garcia (University of Utah) draw from the work of their mentor, Rina Benmayor and "Telling to live: Latina feminist testimonios" to establish an organization for Latinas who are staff, faculty, students, alumni, and community members at a predominantly White institution (PWI). Critical race feminism (CRF),…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Critical Theory, Criticism, Sexual Orientation
Zehr, Mary Ann – Education Week, 2009
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments later this month from a class action Miriam Flores, 42-year-old Mexican-born homemaker, joined on behalf of her first child in 1996. The lawsuit, Flores v. State of Arizona, contends that programs for English-language learners in Nogales are deficient and receive inadequate funding from the state.…
Descriptors: State Officials, Court Litigation, Federal Legislation, Civil Rights
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Lillie, Karen E.; Markos, Amy; Arias, M. Beatriz; Wiley, Terrence G. – Teachers College Record, 2012
Background/Context: Over the last ten years, a convergence of laws and decrees has impacted the development and implementation of Arizona's current program for English language learners (ELLs): the four-hour Structured English Immersion (SEI) model. Arizona's new model, while being touted by some as the most effective program for ELLs (Clark,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Compensatory Education, English (Second Language), English Language Learners
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Yamagami, Mai – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2012
Using the frameworks of critical discourse analysis, representation theory, and legitimization theory, this study examines the political discourse of the campaign for Proposition 227 in California--particularly, the key social representations of languages, their speakers, and the main political actors in the campaign. The analysis examines the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Discourse Analysis, Educational Change, Court Litigation
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Hubbard, Brian – Afterschool Matters, 2015
Youth are often portrayed as apathetic, uninvolved, and reluctant to participate in their communities (Baizerman, Hildreth, & Roholt, 2013). Ironically, however, communities offer few opportunities for youth to address issues that are compelling to their interests and that engage their commitment and action (Bradford & Cullen, 2012;…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Youth Programs, Civil Rights
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Habibi, Assal; Sarkissian, Alissa Der; Gomez, Martha; Ilari, Beatriz – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2015
Challenges associated with recruitment and retention of participants from underprivileged social communities, in addition to neuroscience researchers' unfamiliarity with these communities, possibly explain the limited number of individuals from these communities who participate in neuroscience research studies. The consequence is a scarcity of…
Descriptors: Brain, Disadvantaged, Poverty Areas, Recruitment
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2010
Each edition of the IDRA Newsletter strives to provide many different perspectives on the issues in education topics discussed and to define its significance in the state and national dialogue. This issue focuses on Curriculum Quality and includes: (1) Suggestions for Conducting Effective Teaching Demonstrations in Classrooms with Diverse Learners…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Change, Science Instruction, Newsletters
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Forrest, Linda; Lau, Michael Y.; Delgado-Romero, Edward A. – Counseling Psychologist, 2012
In this rejoinder the authors respond to the three reactions to the major contribution, "Ethnic Minority Psychological Associations: Connections to Counseling Psychology," provided by Chung and Wu, Neville, Flores, and Dobson, and Yakushko, Wang, and Warrior. In their thoughtful reactions, these current and past leaders of the Society of…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Professional Associations, Counseling Psychology, Ethnic Groups
Vines, Erin – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study examines the influence of action research on California community college practitioners' attitudes, beliefs, and behavior using the Center for Urban Education's (CUE) Equity Scorecard tools and process. This developmental evaluation study began March 2011 and concluded April 2012. The pseudonym of the field site studied is Las Flores…
Descriptors: Action Research, Equal Education, Higher Education, Community Colleges
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Salls, Jenny – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2014
Rational number interpretations can include part-whole, measure, ratio, quotient, and operator. These are all subconstructs of partitioning (Barnett-Clarke et al. 2010; Behr et al. 1980; Clarke, Roche, and Mitchell 2008; Flores, Samson, and Yanik 2006). Each of these subconstructs uses different cognitive skills (Driscoll 1984), so it is important…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Rote Learning, Mathematics Activities
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