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Science is for me: Meeting the needs of English language learners in an urban, middle school science classroom through an instructional intervention
This study involved an intervention in which I explored how the multimodal, inquiry-based teaching strategies from a professional development model could be used to meet the educational needs of a group of middle school ...
"But I Grew Up Here!" Science Inquiry, Pedagogy and Technology Through a Sociocultural Lens
The majority of students in the urban setting are considered underrepresented. These students frequently perform below their proficiency level on standardized tests locally and nationally. If we treat education as the ...
Pathways to success: Developing resiliency in urban students
Adolescence is a time of exploration, individualization, physical and emotional changes which create unique opportunities and challenges during this crucial stage of life. Urban minority adolescents have exacerbated risks ...
The impact of school uniforms in a public high school: A case study
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of mandated clothing on the lived experiences of students, administrators and teachers in an urban school. I use qualitative methods to examine in depth how clothing affects ...