Best Practices for Teaching Students in Urban Schools

Best Practices for Teaching Students in Urban Schools

by Rose Duhon-Sells
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773462201

ISBN-13: 9780773462205

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The

This collection of research and experience in urban schools includes 12 essays on adapting curriculum and practice to the special needs of the urban student. Topics include parental participation, specialized teacher training programs, teaching in the urban university, professional development, and special applications in mathematics, world history, geography, music,…  See more details below

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This collection of research and experience in urban schools includes 12 essays on adapting curriculum and practice to the special needs of the urban student. Topics include parental participation, specialized teacher training programs, teaching in the urban university, professional development, and special applications in mathematics, world history, geography, music, science and African American literature. Duhon-Sells (education, Southern U.) and contributors find that the needs of urban students can be met through clear goals and careful planning and execution. The text is double-spaced. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773462205
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Mellen Studies in Education
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Parental participation in the educational experience of their children in urban schools1
Effective teaching training programs for urban school teachers35
An educational renaissance : heart centered education57
Symmetry of thought : tiling the way through mathematics education73
Best practices for teaching urban students assignment, by assignment type in the university setting : a research note97
Encompassing professional development in urban schools to sustain academic excellence111
The use of indigenous knowledge in the world history class in the urban center121
Urban education and the five themes of geography139
Principles of human development : intelligence, motivation and self efficacy : teaching music education in an urban setting : a survey173
The importance of utilizing African American literature in teaching English & linguistics in urban schools203
The importance's of urban school student's learning computer applications in mathematics209
Science and mathematics education for students in urban schools219

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