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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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Cintron, Ralph – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
In this article, the author discusses youth culture and raises concerns about the tricky social terrain modernity offers for youth identity. He discusses familiar "topoi" or thematics that seem to drive most work on youth culture, suggests that justice and fairness are moral imperatives, and that acknowledging the worthiness of difference is one…
Descriptors: Youth, Popular Culture, Cultural Influences, Social Behavior
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Ly, Carolyn – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
Libraries have traditionally tended to be one of the few institutionally provided public resources for local residents in poor, urban, neighborhoods. This paper presents findings from the exploratory phase of an ongoing research project which examines, through participant observation, the "value" of a public library in a poor urban neighborhood.…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Poverty, Participant Observation, Economically Disadvantaged
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Wissman, Kelly – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
In this article, the author investigates the teaching and writing of poetry within public school spaces, illuminating how the work of poetry in an Academic Interventions classroom stirs new visions of who the students and the teacher can be. The study involves five teachers from a range of rural, urban, and suburban districts. These teachers…
Descriptors: Poetry, Public Schools, Writing Assignments, Rural Schools
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Lee, Robert E.; Creasey, Gary; Showalter, Brent D.; D'Santiago, Verenice – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
Identifying (and assessing) the mechanisms responsible for promoting social justice awareness represent a process that could be illuminated via theory building. To illustrate, integrated theories of moral reasoning and prosocial development stipulate that ultimate altruistic/benevolent intentions and behaviors are preceded by cognitive and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Student Attitudes, Intention, Methods
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Davila, Erica – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
This qualitative research project highlights the experience of ten Latina/o students in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). The youth interviewed attended a range of types of high schools; including schools categorized as general education high schools, college preparatory schools, magnet schools and one alternative school. The author conducted life…
Descriptors: High Schools, Nontraditional Education, Vocational Education, College Preparation
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Belcher, Catherine L. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2010
In this article, the author shares her personal reflections on praxis and social justice through her work in a teacher education program in Los Angeles. She also shares her thoughts of why she became a teacher, why she became an education professor, and of those who inspired her to work in education. She describes the joy in educational work and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Personal Narratives
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