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Talaue, Frederick Toralballa – Theory Into Practice, 2014
Like most developing countries in the world, there is a huge gap in opportunities to access quality science education between students from the high- and low-socioeconomic strata of Philippine society. In establishing its own science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) high school, despite limited public funding in 1964, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Access to Education, Socioeconomic Background
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Yonezawa, Susan; Jones, Makeba – Theory Into Practice, 2009
Educational reformers often partner with others to make change happen in their schools. But few reformers look to students as agents of change. In this article, the authors discuss how students are an often under-utilized, and yet crucial, educational partner. They share their student voice work in the San Diego Unified School District's high…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Educational Change, High School Students, Change Strategies
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Horn, Ilana Seidel – Theory Into Practice, 2006
Students' mastery of and achievement in high school mathematics is considered pivotal to their opportunities for and within postsecondary education. For this reason, many educators have attempted to implement equity-geared reforms, including detracking, that affect the organization and instruction of high school mathematics. This article describes…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Educational Change, Track System (Education)
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Richmond, Gail – Theory into Practice, 1996
Describes one scientist's participation in school/university collaborations for teaching and research in high school science. Examines four issues that have significant implications for the way work is done in university and school communities (the meaning of team teaching, implications of knowledge, student behavior and expectations, and adult…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, College School Cooperation, College Students, Educational Change
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Sosniak, Lauren A. – Theory into Practice, 1995
The value of certain nonschool experiences is demonstrated in the University of California-Berkeley's summer Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP), which supplements school experiences by inviting adolescents into academic communities. The paper describes ATDP, arguing for a less school-centered vocabulary that will enrich the available…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Educational Change, Enrichment Activities, High School Students