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Castrechini, Sebastian; Gardner, John W.; Ardoin, Nicole M. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
Past research has shown that out-of-school time (OST) programs can have substantial benefits for youth, but connecting youth to programs can be challenging for a variety of reasons. To address these challenges, community leaders working with youth in one Silicon Valley community approached the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Supply and Demand, After School Programs, Risk
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Berghoff, Beth; Blackwell, Sue; Wisehart, Randy – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
This collaborative inquiry examines the ways new teachers are being prepared as critical reflective practitioners in three urban teacher education programs. Researching individually and collectively, the research team analyzes and compares pedagogical methods and program features for preparing new teachers for urban schools. Their findings detail…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Urban Schools, Teacher Education Programs
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Mora, Richard – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
Existing evidence suggests that high stakes exams result in little increased learning among students. Yet, given the federal mandates for greater accountability, such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation and Race to the Top policies, and the "pervasive testing culture," the use of high-stakes tests is presently an accepted…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Urban Schools, Middle School Students, Test Preparation
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Brown, Amy – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
For educational philosopher and activist Paulo Freire, cultural circles are a way to generate critical conversations among "teacher-students" and "student-teachers" and can provide the motivation for critical consciousness and political action (1970). Both teachers and students learn from one another as their democratic…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Fiction, College Preparation, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Olivares-Cuhat, Gabriela – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
The purpose of this pilot study is to gain more insight into learner factors prominent in high-poverty urban schools and to suggest pedagogical approaches appropriate to this environment. To this end, three surveys were administered to students attending a high-poverty, urban middle school in order to measure their learning style preferences,…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Poverty Areas, Urban Schools, Middle School Students
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Connor, Hannah – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
The need to improve math education around the country has been well documented, especially in urban school systems like Philadelphia. In Spring 2010, only 56.6% of students in Philadelphia Public schools scored proficient or advanced on the Pennsylvania State Standardized Assessment (PSSA). In Philadelphia Empowerment Schools, the 107 lowest…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Remedial Mathematics, Curriculum Implementation, Empowerment
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Ebby, Caroline; Lim, Vivian; Reinke, Luke; Remillard, Janine; Magee, Emily; Hoe, Nina; Cyrus, Maya – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
In this article, the authors describe a conceptual framework for using locally relevant mathematics curricula to increase access to mathematics for marginalized youth. Drawing on different strands of research on equity in mathematics education, the authors propose that there are three kinds of access that are afforded by the use of contexts that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Criticism, Relevance (Education), Disadvantaged
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Gullan, Rebecca Lakin; Hoffman, Beth Necowitz; Leff, Stephen S. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
Achievement of a coherent and strong sense of self is critical to positive academic outcomes for urban minority youth. The present study utilized a mixed-methods approach to explore key aspects of identity development for African American adolescents living in a high-poverty, urban neighborhood. Results suggest that efforts to develop a sense of…
Descriptors: African American Students, African American Culture, Adolescents, Teaching Methods
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Spencer, Tamara – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
In recent years, researchers have called into question the efficacy of prescribed commercial curricula in early childhood classrooms (Genishi & Dyson, 2009). Despite these concerns, federally funded initiatives and such findings as those presented in the Report of the National Early Literacy Panel continue to promote scientifically based…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Literacy Education, Reading, Ethnography
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Cann, Colette; DeMeulenaere, Eric – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
In this article, the authors present a narrative that illuminates alternative visions for connecting K12/college collaborations, exploring the potential for social justice work at the intersection of K12 teaching and academia. Told as a collective autoethnography in narrative form, they recount their decisions to teach in K12 spaces, while…
Descriptors: Social Justice, College School Cooperation, Ethnography, Teacher Educators
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Patrizio, Kami M. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
This article explores the process of problem framing in research, and considers the ethics of the framing in the context of the author's dual role as a researcher and educator seeking to engender learning amongst partnership stakeholders. In doing so, the author attends to issues of agency in partnership research by providing the situational…
Descriptors: Ethics, Research Problems, School Community Relationship, College School Cooperation
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Catapano, Susan; Huisman, Sarah – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
Preservice teachers spend significant time in schools, observing, tutoring children, and learning to teach. On-site field experiences introduce aspiring teachers to life in schools, and are especially important for teachers who take their first teaching positions in urban schools. However, most preservice teachers spend little time in the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Urban Schools, Teacher Education Programs
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Wiseman, Angela – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
Collaborations and partnerships among schools and community members have been described as a way to provide better educational opportunities for students. Such school-community partnerships have been described as relationships that involve exchange and engagement with mutually defined goals benefiting all participants. However, the process of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Family Involvement, Parent School Relationship, Grade 8
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Clapper, Michael; Downey, C. Aiden; Hauger, Simon; Riggan, Matthew – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
Democratic education, the idea that all members of a school community play meaningful roles in determining what is learned and how, has occupied a stable if marginal place in American educational discourse over the last century. Despite a continued interest in democracy as both a means and ends of schooling, schools of education have struggled to…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Democracy, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education
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Cytrynbaum, Joe – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
In this paper, the author looks closely at two spaces where students engaged in practices and forms of cultural production with transformative possibilities. Specifically, the author sought out spaces where youth came together for one of two important purposes: to cross boundaries of difference or to affirm and re-imagine identities. The two…
Descriptors: American Studies, Program Effectiveness, Asian American Students, Cultural Pluralism
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