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Deaf Learners and Mathematical Problem Solving

Ronald R. Kelly

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses deaf students' mathematical problem-solving abilities. It is shown that in the US, deaf students in K-12 programs and at entry to college exhibit a level of knowledge and ... More


How Common Standards and Standardized Testing Widen the Opportunity Gap

Christopher H. Tienken and Yong Zhao

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Christopher Tienken and Yong Zhao describe how current policies exacerbate the educational conditions that afflict vulnerable children and consequently widen the educational opportunity gap. The ... More


Multiple Intelligences: A Digression

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter briefly introduces the multiple intelligences theory, with an apology to Professor Howard Gardner for its brevity. Professor Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences was described in ... More


Searching for Solutions

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter one introduces the global political setting of the debates surrounding best education practices. Arguments for standardized testing and austere accountability measures are clashing with those ... More


Roboeducation

Anne Lutz Fernandez and Catherine Lutz

in Life by Algorithms: How Roboprocesses Are Remaking Our World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226627427
eISBN:
9780226627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627731.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, authors Fernandez and Lutz explain how the American education system is being warped by roboprocesses. They lay out how, encouraged by initiatives including No Child Left Behind and ... More


Instructional Context

Birch P. Browning

in An Orientation to Musical Pedagogy: Becoming a Musician-Educator

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199928200
eISBN:
9780190668693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928200.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter describes ways for new teachers gain a sophisticated understanding of the instructional environment. In fact, some research indicates that it takes five years in the classroom to become a ... More


School Vouchers: Results from Randomized Experiments

Paul E. Peterson, William G. Howell, Patrick J. Wolf, and David E. Campbell

in The Economics of School Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter compares the standardized test achievement of students who are randomly given and not given school vouchers in New York City, Washington D.C. and Dayton, Ohio, and discusses the key ... More


Language Assessment of Deaf Learners

Rosalind Herman

in Educating Deaf Learners: Creating a Global Evidence Base

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215194
eISBN:
9780190254841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215194.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Most deaf children are at risk for language delay because their access to speech is compromised or early input from fluent sign language users is lacking. Research has found that some deaf children ... More


Economies of Scales: Evolutionary Naturalists and the Victorian Examination System

James Elwick

in Victorian Scientific Naturalism: Community, Identity, Continuity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226109503
eISBN:
9780226109640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109640.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Some chose to learn scientific naturalism. Others were compelled to learn it. Anyone studying for a Department of Science and Art examination pored over every word of its published syllabi, past exam ... More


Reading the Past and Listening to the Present

Damien M. Sojoyner

in First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697533
eISBN:
9781452955230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697533.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The conclusion of First Strike debunks the claim that teacher unions prevent administrators from excising bad teachers from schools, which in turn creates underperforming students. Through a ... More


How Curriculum-Based Measurement Progress Monitoring Contributes to the Alignment of Instruction and State-Adopted Standards and Assessments

Greg Roberts, Jeanne Wanzek, and Sharon Vaughn

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/9780816679706.003.0019
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the utility of Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) for aligning classroom instruction with statewide standards and state-adopted tests of students’ achievement. It begins with a ... More


Urban Music Teaching: A Counternarrative

Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish

in Urban Music Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199778560
eISBN:
9780190238872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778560.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter documents the often stereotypically negative historical portrayal of urban music education, followed by the presentation of a “counternarrative” of urban music education based on a ... More


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