Working for Equity in Heterogeneous Classrooms: Sociological Theory in Practice

Working for Equity in Heterogeneous Classrooms: Sociological Theory in Practice

by Elizabeth Cohen

ISBN-10: 0807736430

ISBN-13: 9780807736432

Pub. Date: 07/01/1997

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

Teachers College Press
Publication date:
Sociology of Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

1Equity in Heterogeneous Classrooms: A Challenge for Teachers and Sociologists3
2Complex Instruction: An Overview15
3Organizing the Classroom for Learning31
4The Power in Playing the Part44
5Understanding Status Problems: Sources and Consequences61
6Raising Expectations for Competence: The Effectiveness of Status Interventions77
7The Effect of Gender on Interaction, Friendship, and Leadership in Elementary School Classrooms92
8Principles of a Principled Curriculum105
9Effects of the Multiple-Ability Curriculum in Secondary Social Studies Classrooms117
10What Did Students Learn?: 1982-199413
11Sociologists in the Land of Testing16
12The Relationship of Talk and Status to Second Language Acquisition of Young Children18
13Complex Instruction and Cognitive Development19
14Teachers as Learners: Feedback, Conceptual Understanding, and Implementation20
15Principals, Colleagues, and Staff Developers: The Case for Organizational Support22
16Linking Sociological Theory to Practice: An Intervention in Preservice Teaching24
17Organizational Factors and the Continuation of a Complex Instructional Technology26
18A Viewpoint on Dissemination27
About the Editors and the Contributors30

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