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Paris, Scott G.; And Others – Reading Teacher, 1992
Presents a framework for literacy assessment that can be adapted to suit the assessment needs of particular schools and districts. Describes a process of decision making about authentic literacy assessments that schools should emulate to achieve consensus about literacy outcomes and processes. Discusses the Kamehameha Elementary Education Program.…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Elementary Education, Literacy, Program Descriptions
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Jordan, Cathie – Educational Research Quarterly, 1984
The success of the Kamehameha Early Education Program (KEEP) in addressing the academic plight of Hawaiian children by utilizing natal cultural data for curriculum design and development in the education of Hawaiian children is examined. Rationale and approaches for balancing the home culture and the school agenda are outlined. (BS)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cultural Influences, Hawaiians, Language Arts
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Foster, B. – International Library Review, 1984
Describes visits to libraries on three Hawaiian islands--Maui, Hawaii, Oahu--to determine if a rebirth of native culture is actually underway, and, if so, the role of the library in this "Hawaiian Renaissance." Library collections of "Hawaiiana," programs for ethnic groups, and activities of Honolulu's Kamehameha schools are…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background, Elementary Secondary Education
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Jordan, Cathie – Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 1985
Describes how anthropological knowledge has been applied in the Kamehameha Elementary Education Program (KEEP), a multidisciplinary educational research and development effort to create a successful language arts program for underachieving native Hawaiian children. Discusses the process of translating anthropological knowledge into effective…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Educational Anthropology
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Au, Kathryn H.; Kawakami, Alice J. – Childhood Education, 1991
Discusses possible solutions to the problem of schools' widespread failure to meet minority students' needs. Considers theoretical perspectives that underlie these possible solutions, and illustrates the application of the solutions through examples of teachers' work with students of native Hawaiian ancestry at the Kamehameha Elementary Education…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Theories, Elementary Education
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Hewett, Kerri-Ann – Primary Voices K-6, 1996
Offers a Native Hawaiian educator's perspective on the well- intentioned but misguided efforts of many non-Native teachers, administrators, and professors. Uses the Kamehameha Early Education Program as an example of an authoritarian discourse being taught to Native children. (SR)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Hawaiians
Mawdsley, Ralph D. – West's Education Law Quarterly, 1994
In "Kamehameha," the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the schools were covered by none of the exemptions permitting employment discrimination on religious grounds. The decision has the potential to cause difficulties for religious educational institutions that are not church controlled but desire to impose religious requirements…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Courts
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Jordan, Cathie – Bilingual Research Journal, 1995
Discusses the collaborative efforts of the Hawaiian Kamehameha Early Education Program (KEEP) and the Navajo Rough Rock Community School in Arizona to develop educational practices and strategies that would help minority-language children succeed in school. Examines the modification of KEEP strategies for use with Navajo children. (16 references)…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Educational Attitudes
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Vogt, Lynn Allington; Au, Kathryn H. P. – Bilingual Research Journal, 1995
Examines the evolution of teacher support and development in the Kamehameha Elementary Education Program (KEEP) and Rough Rock Community School collaboration. Ongoing teacher development featured regular classroom observation and feedback with mentors and peers and self-reflection through videotaping and journal writing. (two references) (MDM)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Education
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Dick, Galena Sells; And Others – Journal of American Indian Education, 1994
Describes the 10-year development of the Rough Rock English-Navajo Language Arts Program (RRENLAP) to improve the teaching of language, literacy, and biliteracy. Discusses collaboration between Rough Rock and the Hawaii-based Kamehameha Early Education Program, key RRENLAP instructional features, and the role of bilingual teachers in the struggle…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Teachers
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Au, Kathryn H.; Scheu, Judith A. – Reading Teacher, 1989
Describes four lessons for "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" by Eleanor Coerr, developed by teachers in the Kamehameha Elementary Education Program (KEEP), Hawaii. Observes the links between the two basic activities, reading journals and small group discussions, as well as students' growth in thinking about and responding to the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Critical Reading, Elementary Education, Grade 4
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Dowhower, Sarah L.; Speidel, Gisela E. – Reading Research and Instruction, 1989
Analyzes transcripts of four reading lessons based on the Kamehameha Reading Program (emphasizing discussion and oral language within group reading lessons) given to three low-ability second grade readers. Identifies six components important to reading success, including contextual-based lessons, minimal skills instruction, and active quests for…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Education
Tharp, Roland G.; And Others – 1974
Reading research is an important aspect of the Kamehameha Early Education Program. This report describes the overall strategy of the reading research program, which is based on a conceptual framework that divides lines of inquiry into motivation, linguistics, instructional procedures, and correlational analysis. Preliminary results for each of…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Biculturalism, Elementary Education, Performance Factors
Crowell, Doris – 1976
This report describes a curriculum, based on stated performance objectives, which was developed and implemented by the Kamehameha Early Education Program (KEEP). The structure of the mathematics and reading curriculum is described briefly and the use of performance objectives in evaluating student progress is discussed. Advantages of the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Early Childhood Education, Educational Improvement
Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, HI. Kamehameha Early Education Project. – 1974
This report lists the 34 major research findings from the Kamehameha Early Education Program (KEEP) for the years 1971-1975. Each finding is accompanied by a listing of KEEP technical reports and working papers which contain information relevant to that finding. Included among areas covered in the findings are: (1) student motivation, (2) teacher…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum, Demonstration Programs, Early Childhood Education
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