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IDRA Newsletter 1998

Reflections on Equity

May 30, 1998

• by Norma V. Cantu • IDRA Newsletter • May 1998 •  Many students in US schools are reporting to the Office … read more

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Women in Education Fields

May 30, 1998

• by Yojani Fatima Hernandez  • IDRA Newsletter • May 1998 •  Much has been written about the glass ceiling – that … read more

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Snapping Synapses in the Early Years

Apr 30, 1998

• by Bradley Scott, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • April 1998 •  Research on the development of the human brain has … read more

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Coming to Grips with Reading Instruction at the Early Grades

Apr 30, 1998

• by Christie L. Goodman, APR • IDRA Newsletter • April 1998 •  A lot of children cry on their first day … read more

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Do You Want Your Students to be Readers? All it Takes is 15 Minutes a Day

Apr 30, 1998

• by Juanita Garcia, MA and Hilaria Bauer, MA • IDRA Newsletter • April 1998 •  Successful students establish a strong bond … read more

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Retrato De Mi Familia: A Portrait of My Hispanic Family

Apr 30, 1998

• by Rebeca Maria Barrera, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • April 1998 •  “Vente Mi hijita, say hello to your grandmother … read more

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Child’s Play

Apr 30, 1998

• by Yojani Fatima Hernandez • IDRA Newsletter • April 1998 •  When the childless artist and poet William Blake observed a … read more

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“Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice…” Gender Inequities in Mathematics

Mar 30, 1998

• by Anita Tijerina Revilla, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  For many centuries, poems and stories have cast boys … read more

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How Do I WOW You? Let Me Count the Ways

Mar 30, 1998

• by Anna Alicia Romero • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  Training is no easy task. Ask any teacher who has … read more

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Make no Mistake The Goal is Equity

Mar 30, 1998

• by Bradley Scott, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  The IDRA Desegregation Assistance Center – South Central Collaborative has … read more

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What is the Matter with Math Scores?

Mar 30, 1998

• by Cathy Seeley, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  It is easy to worry about recent newspaper reports on … read more

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Power Tools for Math and Science Education, Part I

Mar 30, 1998

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  All students deserve to experience a world-class education in … read more

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A Central Role for Science Education Partnership

Mar 30, 1998

• by Eloy Rodriguez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  I have drawn a number of conclusions about effective science … read more

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Effective Math and Science Instruction – The Project Approach for LEP Students

Mar 30, 1998

• by Joseph Vigil, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  The “project approach” to instruction is becoming popular for providing … read more

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Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program: Filling the Pipeline for Workforce Diversity

Mar 30, 1998

• by Manuel P. Berriozabal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1998 •  The Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (PREP) identifies high achieving … read more

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Schools As Communities of Learners: An Initiative Toward Creating Democratic Education

Feb 28, 1998

• by Anita Tijerina Revilla, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1998 •  Being bicultural in a society that advocates a “common … read more

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Migrant Students and the Influence of Teachers

Feb 28, 1998

• by Frank Gonzales, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1998 •  Last summer, I provided training to a group of teachers … read more

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A Call From Beyond, Editorial

Feb 28, 1998

• by Leroy Jackson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1998 • I didn’t know if all boys and girls in school … read more

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Creative Educational Opportunities for Migrant Students

Feb 28, 1998

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. and Anita Tijerina Revilla, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1998 •  Migrant students are perhaps the … read more

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1997 Exemplary Migrant Students

Feb 28, 1998

• IDRA Newsletter • February 1998 •  Editor’s Note: The University of Texas at Austin Migrant Student Program is celebrating … read more

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