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Lees, Anna; Tropp Laman, Tasha; Calderón, Dolores – Theory Into Practice, 2021
Settler Colonialism is marked by the permanent move of mostly European settlers into other territories that requires the ongoing displacement and/or elimination of Indigenous peoples, the enslavement and dispossession of Indigenous peoples from Africa, and the individual ownership of land for capital gain. This displacement and elimination takes…
Descriptors: Land Settlement, Early Childhood Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Indigenous Populations
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Penuel, William R.; O'Connor, Kevin – Theory Into Practice, 2018
More than 20 years ago, literacy pedagogies informed by the emerging networked world defined by local diversity and global connectedness, new digital media and fast capitalism. Modern people now fully inhabit the world they described, but the contours of that world's racial dynamics and growing inequality call for a refinement of pedagogies that…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Social Change, Futures (of Society), Instructional Innovation
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Hoyle, John R.; Kutka, Timothy M. – Theory Into Practice, 2008
Futurists, policy makers, and other stakeholders propose sweeping reforms of the American education system. However, there is little evidence that the current add-on, underfunded system will reverse the failure pattern among children of color and those living in poverty. This article presents a dramatic and feasible proposal to establish a…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, College School Cooperation
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Olson, Paul A. – Theory Into Practice, 1974
Descriptors: Education, Employment Opportunities, Futures (of Society), Graduate School Faculty
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Lesgold, Alan M. – Theory into Practice, 1983
This article discusses several general areas in which computers can add more substantially to the quality of education: (1) rapid diagnosis; (2) rapid feedback; (3) exploratory/laboratory experiences; (4) computer literacy; and (5) word processing. (JMK)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computers, Diagnostic Teaching, Educational Quality
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Lispon, Joseph T.; Fisher, Kathleen M. – Theory into Practice, 1983
This paper considers what the computer and videodisc technologies offer to education, how they can help contain educational costs, and how schools can begin to plan for a smooth transition from today's primitive classroom environment to the electronically equipped classroom of tomorrow. (JMK)
Descriptors: Computers, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Media, Educational Trends
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Tucker, Marc – Theory into Practice, 1983
Because technology is changing so fast, it is hard to plan for the use of computers. The author offers advice for schools planning to choose and implement computer technology. Considered are: classroom and administrative uses, peripheral equipment selection, and budgeting. (JMK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
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Anderson, Lee F. – Theory into Practice, 1982
Long-term globalization of the world's social structure, the decline of Western dominance of that structure, and the loss of American hegemony within the world necessitate globalization of American education. Americans will need foreign languages, cross-cultural awareness, and an understanding of world history, sociology, and geography. (PP)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Trends
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Bauer, Nancy W. – Theory into Practice, 1981
Among ways to enrich social studies are student action methods which focus on citizenship participation, application of real life situations, and global education. Social studies should attempt an understanding of real people and bring a sense of reality to the classroom. (JN)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
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Fantini, Mario D. – Theory into Practice, 1981
Anticipatory leadership, which is action based on the forecasting of alternative futures, can solve many of the educational system's current and future problems. Effective resource management, a form of anticipatory leadership, can solve social, political, and educational problems of the future. (CJ)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Planning, Educational Responsibility, Futures (of Society)
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Kanter, Rosabeth Moss – Theory into Practice, 1981
A changing society makes new demands on leaders and on the organizations they design and manage. Recent social science research has clarified some of the relationships among power, power-sharing, and effective leadership and has indicated that power attached to a wide variety of organizational positions can enhance the organization's productive…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Decision Making, Futures (of Society), Individual Power
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West, Philip T. – Theory into Practice, 1981
In the twenty-first century, educators will move into the electronic age, where computers, satellites, and television will bombard education with incredible amounts of information to assimilate and store or act upon. Education in the twenty-first century will be mediated through media learning centers that obtain information through a network of…
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Thomas, Arthur E. – Theory into Practice, 1981
Blacks haven't been included in planning for the future. To survive, oppressed people must educate their children to find ways to combat oppression. Black children must be taught to cope and to make positive choices about their lives. (CJ)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Attitudes, Black Culture, Black Power
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Hoyle, John R. – Theory into Practice, 1981
Leadership skills for the twenty-first century learning environments include the abilities to: (1) view the future; (2) cope with stress; (3) select, maintain, and provide growth for staff; (4) manage instructional systems; (5) be humane and create humanistic learning environments; and (6) communicate with business, labor, and government leaders.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications, Educational Administration, Educational Environment
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Marks, Walter L. – Theory into Practice, 1981
The role of the superintendent as a societal architect is one which combines the needs of clients with the superintendent's educational beliefs and philosophy. This role creates a learning environment that deals with the future needs of society. (CJ)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Educational Administration
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