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development of prejudice in children, The

development of prejudice in children, The Bergen, Timothy J Jr Prejudice is a negative feeling toward a group based on a faulty definition. The family affects prejudice through modeling. Models have their most powerful influence on children below the ages of 7 or 8. Early in their preschool years children can define their race and […]

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Subjectivity in teacher decision making: Underlying cognitive processes

Subjectivity in teacher decision making: Underlying cognitive processes Shepard, Richard Reducing subjectivity is a desirable goal for decision-markets of all kinds – from military leaders to management personnel to individuals dealing with their day to day personal problems. But considering the varied and ambiguous nature of most classroom life, the potential for personal traits to […]

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kindergartners “I LIKE ME!” program is a timely venture, The

kindergartners “I LIKE ME!” program is a timely venture, The Deane, Jeff If I were addressing a group of school principals and vice principals I would tell them that the expectations of today’s school principal, working in any jurisdiction, are multi-faceted and expansive. I’m sure that your Job roles mirror many if not most of […]

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Some mentally retarded children can benefit from placement with peers

Some mentally retarded children can benefit from placement with peers Daly, William C This writing is an endorsement for multiplicity as a stantion for differential diagnosis related to special class selection of mentally retarded children in the school setting. The extension supersedes in some detail the intelligence quotient per se. “Inclusion”, touched upon, is not […]

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Constitutional protection for bazar multiple cultural practices

Constitutional protection for bazar multiple cultural practices Leon W Todd Jr Local school officials in Milwaukee, Wisconsin have had some major problems dealing with religious education within public school classrooms, and with drug dealing and usage as parts of religious rites of passage. These problems are typically associated largely with Afrocentric Religious Cults, and in […]

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A CLASS EXERCISE TO TEACH PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN USE OF MATHEMATICAL MODELS

A CLASS EXERCISE TO TEACH PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN USE OF MATHEMATICAL MODELS Mukherjee, Arup Students majoring in Management Information Systems (MIS) are required to take a course in Decision Support Systems (DSS) as part of their information systems core at this university. In a typical course on DSS, students are taught about use of mathematical […]

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Links to academic coping and perceived autonomy support

Adolescent depression: Links to academic coping and perceived autonomy support Wong, Eugene H The purpose of this project was to examine the relation between depression and high school students’ academic coping and perceived autonomy support from parents and peers. 249 juniors and seniors from a large southern California school district completed the three measures assessing […]

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ENHANCING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

IDENTIFYING AND EVALUATING RESEARCH-BASED PUBLICATIONS: ENHANCING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS Tremblay, Kenneth R Jr In educating students to understand research-based publications, an interactive approach was designed. Students were first instructed to identify and locate different sources that publish information produced from research. Then students were taught how to carefully evaluate the quality of these […]

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A demographic profile of U.S. middle school foreign language teachers

A demographic profile of U.S. middle school foreign language teachers Jonita E Stepp This article reports demographic data concerning middle school foreign language teacher characteristics in terms of gender, work status, background, certification, formal preparation, and efforts to stay current in subject matter and pedagogy. The data showed that the large majority of the teachers […]

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STRUGGLE AND RESILIENCE WITHIN THE HISTORICALLY BLACK LAND GRANT INSTITUTIONS

WORKING THROUGH THE CHALLENGES: STRUGGLE AND RESILIENCE WITHIN THE HISTORICALLY BLACK LAND GRANT INSTITUTIONS Harris, Rosalind P In 1890 the Morrill-McComas Act provided for the establishment of segregated land grant colleges within the sixteen southern and border states practicing both de jure and de facto racial discrimination. This article reviews the significant role played by […]