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Adapting Innovations Across Borders to Close Equity Gaps in Education

Fernando Reimers, North Cooc, and Jodut Hashmi

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines what knowledge is necessary to promote equity in education. It argues that effective innovation to educate all children requires innovation supported by contextualized transfer ... More


Bridging between brain science and educational practice with design patterns

Michael W. Connell, Zachary Stein, and Howard Gardner

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0081
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

The current ‘neuroscience and education’ dialogue seems to centre largely on the question of how (or whether) neuroscience research can inform mainstream educational practice. Building on Dewey's ... More


Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Neil Rhodes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book is about what there was before the subject known as English existed, and about how that became English. The first half of the book deals principally with English as an academic discipline ... More


Can teachers count on mathematical neurosciences?

Xavier Seron

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0032
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the potential impact of neuroscience on educational practices. It first presents some essential details of cognitive neuroscience research on arithmetic, highlighting its ... More


Innovations in Education

Dana Kaminstein and John Child

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Max Boisot left a legacy of educational theory and practice, although it was not a major focus of his writings. Therefore, this chapter attempts to codify some of Max’s innovative approaches to ... More


Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

Angelina E. Castagno

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681631
eISBN:
9781452948645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Educators across the nation are engaged in well-meaning efforts to address diversity in schools given the current context of NCLB, Race to the Top, and the associated pressures of standardization and ... More


Philosophy of Jiddu Krishnamurti in the Educational Practice of the Multigrade–Multilevel Methodology

Thomas Müller

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199487806
eISBN:
9780199097715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487806.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Very close to his death, Krishnamurti made sure that ‘The Rishi Valley School’ starts with small schools in the surrounding remote villages. The so-called Satellite Schools exist now for more than 30 ... More


Teaching the Metacurriculum: A New Approach to Enhancing Subject-Matter Learning

Steven H. Schwartz and David N. Perkins

in Software Goes to School: Teaching for Understanding with New Technologies

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195115772
eISBN:
9780199848041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115772.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Proposals on dynamic educational practice suggest that learning is not limited to the four corners of the classroom, but can be acquired through socialization and experience off the academe. In this ... More


Learning Public Reason

Olivia Newman

in Liberalism in Practice: The Psychology and Pedagogy of Public Reason

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028790
eISBN:
9780262327558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028790.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter suggests that students are most likely to acquire a dispositional commitment to public reason when they have opportunities to think about, talk about, and collectively tackle ... More


Introduction

Christine A. Espin, Kristen L. McMaster, and Susan Rose

in A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679706
eISBN:
9781452947631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book highlights the impact that Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) has had on educational policy and practice over the past thirty years. The chapters reflect a common theme: CBM, in all its ... More


‘Right Relationship’ between Teachers and Students: Ethnographic Unravelling of Krishnamurti’s Ideas in Practice at Rishi Valley School

Madhulika Sonkar

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199487806
eISBN:
9780199097715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487806.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter is an ethnographic examination of the teacher-student relationship at Rishi Valley School, Andhra Pradesh, India. Departing from Krishnamurti’s vision on right relationship, the study ... More


Engaging Multicultural Education: Safety in Sameness or Drawing Out Difference?

Angelina E. Castagno

in Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681631
eISBN:
9781452948645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter Two examines the ways teachers at Birch and Spruce understood and engaged multicultural education as either “powerblind sameness” or “colorblind difference.” Although these framing concepts ... More


“It Isn’t Even Questioned”: Equality as Foundational to Schooling and Whiteness

Angelina E. Castagno

in Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681631
eISBN:
9781452948645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter Four highlights how schools differently engage diversity and, specifically, the notion of equality. At Spruce, a powerblind, colorblind understanding of equality shaped the ways educators ... More


How Democratic Practice Matters

Robert M. Fishman

in Democratic Practice: Origins of the Iberian Divide in Political Inclusion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190912871
eISBN:
9780190912918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912871.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines a large range of consequences of what the book conceptualizes as “the Iberian divide in political inclusion,” that is, the major contrast between Portugal and Spain in ... More


Conclusion: Engagement and Struggle within the “Culture of Nice”

Angelina E. Castagno

in Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681631
eISBN:
9781452948645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

The concluding chapter suggests that while whiteness shapes what diversity-related policy and practice look like, the resulting policy and practice, in turn, further strengthen whiteness. Thus, ... More


An Education

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses Tosiwo Nakayama's education in a postwar world. Nakayama's education occurred in Quonset hut classrooms and as an employee of the Trust Territory government. He made the best ... More


Obscuring Whiteness with Liberalism: Winners and Losers in Federal School Reform

Angelina E. Castagno

in Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681631
eISBN:
9781452948645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter Five examines current federal efforts to “turnaround the nation’s worst schools” through targeted School Improvement Grants. With a foundation in individualism and classical liberalism, this ... More


Spaces for Student Voices: Composition in Schools and Issues of Social Justice

Janice P. Smith

in The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter addresses who can be a musician and how the musician acquires the skills needed to be one. Also described are the empowering possibilities of composition programs. This leads to a ... More


Discourses of Imperial Nationalism as Matrices for Early Modern Literacies

in Dido's Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern England and France

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226243115
eISBN:
9780226243184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243184.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines ideologies of “imperial nationalism” as a second-order matrix for gendered theories of literacy and for gendered educational practices. It discusses evidence strongly supporting ... More


At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book champions vocation and calling as key elements of undergraduate education. It offers a historical and theoretical account of vocational reflection and discernment, as well as suggesting how ... More


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