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Urban youth media: Giving girls power through digital self-expression
This paper focuses on the stories of four urban girls living in the city of Buffalo, New York and highlights their participation in a long-term multimedia production workshop. This paper uncovers the specific ways the ...
Reading comprehension and the summer setback phenomenon between grades 4 and 5
Research on change in academic competence over the summer period while school is not in session has been occurring sporadically for more than one hundred years. Rather consistently, it is found that low-income students ...
A case study of the development and implementation of a balanced literacy intervention program
In January 1999, The Tonawanda City School District administered the fourth grade New York State English Language Arts assessment for the first time. The results indicated that 55% of the total population of students who ...
What makes a difference in the academic performance in English language arts and mathematics for Puerto Rican English language learners with and without disabilities?
What makes a difference in the academic performance in English Language Arts and Mathematics for Puerto Rican English language learners with and without disabilities? A mixed-methods research design was used to examine the ...
Geographical perspectives strengthened by GIS in an interdisciplinary curriculum: Empirical evidence for the effect on environmental literacy and spatial thinking ability
Although Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have been favorably received as innovative and exciting tools in environmental education recently, there is a paucity of research into their effectiveness in enhancing meaningful ...
How Expeditionary Learning Education’s Curriculum Formed its Square Peg into the Round Hole of the Conservative Modernization Alliance: Historical Analysis of a 100-year Journey
(State University of New York at Buffalo, 2019)
Previous research has indicated that curriculum decisions made at the political level in the United States are highly driven by dominate conservative beliefs and fall within a dominant paradigm that undermines student ...