Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform

This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century ...

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Author: Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317614746

Category: Education

Page: 204

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This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century setting. A specific education reform project, the Leaders and Educators in Asia Programme (LEAP), a joint effort between the Philippines’ Department of Education, the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines, the National Institute of Education-Singapore and Singapore’s Temasek Foundation, serves as the analytical focus of how education reform as a globalized movement is implemented, interpreted and made sense of by stakeholders involved in the reform project. This inquiry proposes to examine the problematique of education reform – from a Philippine perspective – by focusing on three analytical starting points: (1) describing the most relevant and urgent issues of education reform; (2) diagnosing the causes and consequences of reform failures; and (3) developing critical and contextualized perspectives on reform trajectories. Mapping the Terrain of Education Reforms: Global trends and local responses in the Philippines discusses the following: Challenges against effective education reforms The oscillation between global and local imperatives The dissociation between policymakers and practitioners Education reform aid in the Philippines This book will be of interest to researchers interested in education policy, politics, and reforms. It will also appeal to scholars examining Asian, and particularly Southeast Asian, educational systems.

Building Relational Trust Within Comprehensive School Reform Models

... learning : Mapping the terrain . Educational Researcher , 33 ( 8 ) , 3-15 .
Borman , G. D. , & Hewes , G. M. ( 2002 ) . The long - term effects and cost -
effectiveness of Success for All . Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis , 24 ,
243-266 .

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Author: Timothy Gene Ford

Publisher:

ISBN: MSU:31293030637650

Category: Educational change

Page: 314

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Reconstruction Development and the National Qualifications Framework

Gender Redress and the NQF: The Terrain for Feminist Policy Development
Melanie Samson Education Policy Unit ... a comprehensive and final study, this
paper should be seen as mapping the terrain for future research and policy work
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Publisher: Centre

ISBN: STANFORD:36105073358827

Category: Competency-based education

Page: 178

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Journal of Geoscience Education

The success of TRUST in the complex January - 1 February , 2006 ) . urban
context NYC teacher education ( Boyd et al . , 2006 ) ... and teacher Information
for Researchers , http : //www.nycenet . learning : Mapping the terrain ,
Educational edu ( 13 July 2003 ) . ... Dhingra , K. , Miele , E. , MacDonald , M. ,
and Powell , W. Research and Policy Committee of the Committee for G. , 2006 ,
Museum , college ...

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ISBN: UCSD:31822009643172

Category: Earth sciences

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Journal for Research in Mathematics Education

The school district role in educational change : A review of the literature . ... The
LSC capstone report : Lessons from a decade of mathematics and science reform
. ... Professional development and teacher learning : Mapping the terrain .

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ISBN: OSU:32435076876325

Category: Mathematics

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The School Leader s Guide to Learner Centered Education

Ignoring the forest , blaming the trees : Our impoverished view of educational
reform . AERA Distinguished Lecture at the Annual ... Professional development
and teacher learning : Mapping the terrain . Educational Researcher , 33 ( 8 ) , 13
 ...

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Author: Barbara L. McCombs

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131747102

Category: Education

Page: 271

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This innovative resource introduces a transformative leadership model that supports student development by focusing on key factors such as cognition, metacognition, motivation, affect, and individual differences.

Sociological Abstracts

Reflections on the Thesis of the End of the Nation - State ; SA04255 State
Formation Putting the State on the Map : Cartography ... Form ; SA05613
Education Reform and State Power in México : The Paradoxes of DecenSanta
Rosa , the Contested Saint : An Early Attempt at ... SA04309 Dependency and
Development in Latin America : 30 Years Later ; SA03955 Contested Terrain of
the Global Fisheries ...

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Author: Leo P. Chall

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105029553737

Category: Online databases

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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Teacher Assemblage

Journal of Education Policy , 18 ( 2 ) , 115-129 . ... Mapping the terrain of a
Foucauldian ethics : A response to the surveillance of schooling . ... US school
reform policy , state accountability systems and the limited English proficient
student .

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Author: Taylor Webb

Publisher: Brill / Sense

ISBN: 9087907788

Category: Education

Page: 149

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This book situates learning communities in living systems and ecological perspectives. The fundamental premise is that all of human life and human activity is part of a deep planetary ecology of which mutuality and interdependence are cornerstone properties, learning and renewal are key processes, and emergent networks are foundational structures.

Educational Reform for a Changing Society

If we add unexplored inner terrain to the agenda of unexplored social terrain , the
problem of mapping the physical energy resources of the planet that we hear so
much about is trivial . Yet it is out of this psycho - social diversity that our futures ...

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Author: Research for Better Schools, inc

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: UOM:39015026974777

Category: Educational change

Page: 215

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Confronting Educational Inequality

Reinterpreting urban school reform: Have urban schools failed, or has the reform
movement failed urban schools? Albany: State ... Education and poverty:
Mapping the terrain and making the links to educational policy. Paper presented
to the ...

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Author: Edward P. St. John

Publisher: Ams PressInc

ISBN: STANFORD:36105129809039

Category: Education

Page: 410

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Early Literacy Assessment as a Catalyst in the Evolution and Function of Shared Leadership and the Execution of Local Reform

Professional development and teacher learning : Mapping the terrain .
Educational Researcher , 33 ( 8 ) , 3-15 . Brown , J. S. ... Philadelphia , PA :
University of Pennsylvania , Consortium for Policy Research in Education . Cole ,
M. ( 1996 ) .

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Author: Lisa Margherita Sensale

Publisher:

ISBN: MSU:31293030629947

Category: Action theory

Page: 290

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Community College Missions in the 21st Century

To keep liberal learning and the civic education mission alive and well , faculty
must immerse themselves in ... Higginbottom , G . , and Romano , R . M . “ SUNY
General Education Reform and the Community Colleges : A Case Study in Cross
... Huber , M . T . , and Hutchings , P . Integrative Learning : Mapping the Terrain .

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Author: Barbara K. Townsend

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: STANFORD:36105122921112

Category: Education

Page: 103

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This volume reexamines the community college's functional missions in the context of both long-established and emerging societal missions. Written for college leaders, scholars, and policymakers, Community College Missions in the 21st Century addresses the most pressing questions concerning community colleges, including: Is the societal mission of a community college to provide postsecondary education to students who might not otherwise obtain it, or to be responsive to the needs of local communities, including business and industry? Should its dominant functional mission be to provide transfer education so that students can eventually attain a baccalaureate, or should the institution concentrate on workforce training and continuing education? Given demographic shifts and pressures to be accountable and demonstrate student learning, are the traditional community college missions still relevant? What makes discussions of community college missions so intriguing is that the answer to each of these questions is potentially yes, depending on one's perspective on the role of community colleges in America's education system. This volume examines these questions and others through various perspectives, using specific case studies and examining broader, more national perspectives. This is the 136th volume of New Directions for Community Colleges, a quarterly journal published by Jossey-Bass. Click here to view the entire list of titles from New Directions for Community Colleges.

General Education and the Assessment Reform Agenda

... titles Contemporary Understandings of Liberal Education by Carol Geary
Schneider and Robert Shoenberg Mapping ... and Historical Reflections on
Liberal Education by Sheldon Rothblatt Integrative Learning : Mapping the
Terrain by Mary ...

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Author: Peter Ewell

Publisher: Assn of Amer Colleges

ISBN: PSU:000056683721

Category: Education

Page: 21

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Test Driven

Conceptions of evidence use in school districts : Mapping the Terrain . American
Journal of Education , 112 ( 4 ) , 469 _ 495 . Cohen , D . K . , & Hill , H . ( 2000 ) .
Instructional policy and classroom performance : The mathematics reform in ...

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Author: Linda Valli

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807748951

Category: Education

Page: 208

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“I don’t always know (students) by face; I know them by data,” an elementary curriculum specialist explains ruefully in this broad examination of how No Child Left Behind impacts schools and shapes teaching practice. Capturing the changes teachers are experiencing, especially in the areas of mathematics and reading, the authors compare and contrast three schools with diverse student populations, examining how they differ in school norms and structures, professional roles and responsibilities, curriculum, staff development, and teaching and learning. Including rich observational data and personal accounts from educators, this inside look at school reform: Analyzes the effects of policies from multiple levels, examining relationships among initiatives at the federal, state, district, and local school levels. Focuses on the impact that high-stakes testing policies have on reading and mathematics instruction in 4th and 5th grades Provides teacher and principal perspectives on factors that influence how practitioners make sense of, mediate, and construct school policy.

Journal of Critical Inquiry Into Curriculum and Instruction

Mapping the terrain : New genre public art . Seattle , WA : Bay Press . Levin ,
Benjamin . ( 2000 ) . Putting students at the center in education reform . Journal of
Educational Change , 1 ( 2 ) , 155 - 172 . Lindholdt , Paul . ( 1999 ) . Writing from
a ...

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ISBN: PSU:000054848108

Category: Curriculum planning

Page:

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Implementing the SIOP Model Through Effective Professional Development and Coaching

Professional development and teacher learning : Mapping the terrain .
Educational Researcher , 33 ( 8 ) , 3 - 15 . ... School reform and standards -
based education : An instructional model for English language learners . Journal
of Educational ...

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Author: Jana Echevarria

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: PSU:000060959485

Category: Education

Page: 195

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Take your program for English learners to the next level and learn to effectively implement the SIOP® Model with the guidance of Jana Echevarría, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short! “This book is an answer to so many of the questions that teachers have about how to enhance their teaching. This book is a welcome addition to our program and would be one of those books that teachers would keep and use for a long time.” —Julia S. Austin, University of Alabama at Birmingham Trusted by more than 350,000 educators, the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP ® ) Model provides the key to best practices for teaching English learners. Now, in response to the overwhelming success of the SIOP ® Model, the renowned author team has crafted a fresh, indispensable resource for educators, Implementing the SIOP ® Model through Effective Professional Development and Coaching.This bookempowers teachers, professional development coordinators, coaches, and administrators with complete access to the “how” and “why” of the SIOP ® Model—from getting started to sustaining the program—all in one place to meet your professional development and coaching needs. Guidance every educator can use! Voices from the Field: Educators from sixteen U.S. school districts share their stories about the challenges and the successes in meeting the needs of their ELLs. Their suggestions include school and district-level SIOP ® implementation strategies for success. Models of SIOP ® Implementation: There is no one-size-fits-all approach; the authors offer a variety of models of implementation so you can find one that most closely matches your own school or district context. Coaching Do's and Don'ts: Current SIOP ® coaches tell how they have set up coaching programs and formed SIOP ® teams at their schools, and discuss what expertise SIOP ® coaches need and how their responsibilities may differ from those of other coaches. Classroom Implementation of the SIOP ® Model: Classroom teachers have the greatest responsibility for providing effective and appropriate instruction. This book offers specific recommendations for creating SIOP ® -based classrooms that truly promote academic literacy and content learning. Implementation Tools: You will find a wealth of resources from sample agendas for SIOP ® staff development and classroom observation checklists to lesson plan forms, self-assessment tools, and coaching tips—all to help you successfully implement the SIOP ® Model.

Finding Voice

This teacher's stories are laid along side the sociological texts, viewed as stories (Brochner, 2012), in order to provide new insights into the way that changes of reform are felt and enacted in the everyday lives and experiences of a ...

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Author: Jane McIntosh Cooper

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:962025350

Category: Education

Page:

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The discourse of neo-liberal school reform is centered on the push for accountability measures and the emphasis on schools of choice (Ravitch, 2013). Accountability measures have resulted in standardized testing, curriculum and teacher practice. Standardization and standard practice come to regulate the field of education by becoming invisible and taken for granted (Lampland & Star, 2009). Charter schools have become prevalent as a school of choice, which appeal to those who wish for privatization and those who desire an alternative choice for students previously underserved by traditional schooling sites (Mehta, 2012). Teach for America and its alumni have had a strong hand in the management and vision of many of these charter schools, based in business model discourse and competitive practices (Kretchmar, 2014; Lahan & Reagan, 2011, Veltri, 2008). With an avowed discourse of change theory, leaders in this organization have set out to make extensive changes to the structure of education (Knopp, 2008). This narrative inquiry and sociological exposition focuses on the experience that a new-to-the field teacher has in her experience in schools of choice, both charter and public. It utilizes James C. Scott’s sociological theories of how states traditionally have enacted reform measures on populations as a device to analyze these experiences (1998, 2013). Teacher forms of resistance are also analyzed in this way using Scott’s understanding of weapons of the weak (1985, 1990). This teacher’s stories are laid along side the sociological texts, viewed as stories (Brochner, 2012), in order to provide new insights into the way that changes of reform are felt and enacted in the everyday lives and experiences of a teacher (Clandinin & Connelly, 2000; Clandinin, Pushor & Orr, 2007). The resonance (Conle, 2000) between the research texts and stories are used as guideposts to shed illumination upon the relationship between teacher’s experience and the context of the reform movement. By looking at the teacher professional knowledge landscape broadly, outside the classroom, where teachers “meet all the other aspects of the educational enterprise such as the philosophies, the techniques, the materials, and the expectations” (Craig, 1995), this work aims to show how an individual teacher uncovers the functionality of the discourse of the reform movement in her own environment (Foucault, 1984). This uncovering, through the stories themselves can become a newly contested space where sites of resistance can be imagined (Scott, 2013). “Where teachers can engage with and resist the compelling and conditioning forces, to open fields where the options can multiply, where unanticipated possibilities open each day” (Greene, 1988, p. 115). Selected References Brochner, A. P. (2012). On first person narrative scholarship: Autoethnography as acts of meaning. Narrative Inuqiry 22 (1), 155–164. Clandinin, D. J. & Connelly, F. M. (2000). Narrative inquiry: Experience and story in qualitative research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Clandinin, D.J., Pushor, D. & Orr, A.M. (2007). Navigating sites for narrative inquiry. Journal of teacher education. 58(1), 21–35. Conle, C. (2000). Narrative inquiry: Research tool and medium for professional development. European Journal of Teacher Education, 23(1), 49–63. Craig, C. (1995). Dilemmas in crossing the boundaries on the professional knowledge landscape. In D.J. Clandinin and F. M. Connelly (Eds.) Teacher professional knowledge landscapes (pp. 16–24). New York: Teachers College Press. Foucault, M. (1984). Nietzche, Geneaology, History. In P. Rabinow (Ed.). The Foucault reader. (pp. 76–100). New York: Pantheon Books. Greene, M. (1988). The dialectic of freedom. New York: Teachers college Press. Knopp, W. (2008). Building the movement to end educational inequity. The Phi Delta Kappan 89(10), 734-736. Kretchmar, K., Sondel, B. & Ferrare, J.J. (2014). Mapping the terrain: Teach for America, charter school reform and corporate sponsorship. Journal of Education Policy. doi:10.1080/02680939.2014.880812 Lahann, R. & Reagan, E. M. (2011). Teach for America and the politics of progressive neoliberalism. Teacher Education Quarterly 38(1), 7–27. Lampland, M., & Star S.L. eds. (2009) Standards and their stories: how quantifying, classifying, and formalizing practices shape everyday life. Ithaca, NY. Cornell University Press. Mehta, J. (2012). The allure of order: High hopes, dashed expectations, and the troubled quest to remake American schooling. NY: Oxford. Ravitch, D. (2013). Reign of error: The hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America’s public schools. New York: Alfred A. Knopf Books. Scott, J. C. (1985). Weapons of the weak: Everyday forms of peasant resistance. New Haven: Yale University Press. Scott, J.C. (1998). Seeing like a state: How certain schemes to improve the human condition have failed. New Haven: Yale University Press. Scott, J.C. (1990). Domination and the arts of resistance: Hidden transcripts. New Haven: Yale University Press. Scott, J. C. (2013). Decoding subaltern politics: Ideology, disguise and resistance in agrarian politics. New York: Routledge. Veltri, B. T. (2008). Teaching or service? The site-based realities of Teach for America teachers in poor, urban schools. Education and Urban Society. 40(5), 511–542.

Teacher Learning for Curricular Instructional Reform in Japan

Professional development and teacher learning : Mapping the terrain .
Educational Researcher , 33 ( 8 ) , 3-15 . Bray , M. , & Thomas , R. M. ( 1995 ) .
Levels of comparison in educational studies : Different insights from different
literatures and ...

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Author: Anne M. Hooghart

Publisher:

ISBN: MSU:31293027364953

Category: Adult learning

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