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A Lifeskills Class for African American Boys

This was something I wrote for a class on multiculturalism in Education, in response to an article on the success of a special program in a California High School aimed at African American male students, with a greater emphasis on … Continue reading

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Assessments

This was something I wrote for a class on Education. The most important element of an effective assessment seems to be the information it provides. An assessment isn’t particularly useful if it doesn’t demonstrate what a student knows, and where … Continue reading

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Concerns About English Language Learners

This was a final essay for one of my classes when I was going for my Education masters. If I wrote it now, I’d have some additional paragraphs on the troubles with students who speak unconventional languages such as Mixtec, … Continue reading

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Middle School is Different

This was something I wrote for one of the classes in my Education masters program, for a class dealing with middle school education. It was a response to an article on I-Searches, a form of paper in which students consistently … Continue reading

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Howard Gardner and Education Literature

Once again, this part of something I wrote when going for my Masters. This was on Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. There can be two very different responses to older articles on education. Sometimes a piece that seems somewhat … Continue reading

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