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IDRA Newsletter 2005

Six Principles for School Mathematics

Sep 21, 2005

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2005 Equity Excellence in mathematics education requires equity – high expectations and strong support for all … read more

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Review of Literature on Leadership – An Excerpt from the New IDRA Book, “The Ohtli Encuentro – Women of Color Share Pathways to Leadership” – Part II

Sep 09, 2005

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2005 African American Women Most of the information on African American leadership … read more

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Minority Women in Science: Forging the Way – Esther Nelson’s Story

Sep 09, 2005

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2005 Excerpt from the IDRA publication, Minority Women in Science: Forging the Way I was raised … read more

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Challenging the Math Box

Sep 09, 2005

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2005 Dieckmann and Montemayor posed the question: Can everyone master mathematics? They … read more

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Simon Says – It’s Time for a New Game in Mathematics

Sep 09, 2005

• by Jack Dieckmann, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2005 In the United States, the majority of people report deep, haunting … read more

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Texas Latino Education Coalition- Unveils Six Steps to Real Education Reform

Aug 11, 2005

Visit TLEC’s webpage for current news At the Texas Capitol in 2001, the Intercultural Development Research Association convened a group … read more

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IDRA Math Institutes- Making Mathematics Accessible to All Students and Closing the Achievement Gap

Aug 09, 2005

• by Kathy Brown  • IDRA Newsletter • August 2005 Imagine this: Adriana succeeds in advanced placement calculus. She finds delight … read more

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The 79th Texas Legislative Session- The Good, the Bad, and the Inept

Aug 09, 2005

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D., and Anna Alicia Romero  • IDRA Newsletter • August 2005 The January 2005 Texas legislative session opened … read more

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Review of Literature on Leadership- An Excerpt from the New Book, “The Ohtli Encuentro – Women of Color Share Pathways to Leadership”

Jun 04, 2005

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2005 These analytic reflections are offered as a complement to … read more

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Beyond the Surface- The Costs of High-Stakes Testing

Jun 02, 2005

• by Amanda Walker Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2005 This past spring, several protests led by students … read more

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Seven Principles for Effective Professional Development for Diverse Schools

Jun 01, 2005

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2005 That there is a strong connection between student achievement … read more

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Texas Latino Education Coalition

May 10, 2005

• IDRA Newsletter • May 2005 * Visit TLEC’s webpage for current news The Texas Latino Education Coalition (TLEC) is a … read more

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Effective Bilingual Teacher Preparation- An Action Agenda

May 03, 2005

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2005 As the number of Latino youth … read more

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Rethinking Professional Development as a Tool to Stimulate Teacher’s Decision Making Authority

May 02, 2005

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2005 The message is loud and clear. “When will we reach … read more

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Access to Quality Teaching- Number and Distribution of Emergency Permit Assignments in Texas Public Schools

May 01, 2005

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2005 Research validates that effective teaching is critical to all students’ learning. … read more

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Pathways of Leadership for Women of Color

Apr 10, 2005

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2005 Throughout generations, women of color have … read more

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Parents As First Teachers- Creating an Enriched Home Learning Environment

Apr 08, 2005

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2005 By the end of the first semester of second grade, Emilio was … read more

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The New State of Illiteracy in San Antonio and in the Nation

Apr 01, 2005

• by Felix Montes, Ph.D., and Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2005 President Bush has submitted his proposed … read more

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Policy Solutions for Better Latino Access and Success in Higher Education

Mar 09, 2005

• IDRA Newsletter • March 2005 • A group of leaders from across Texas gathered recently in Austin to unveil policy … read more

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Creating Centers of Learning at Home and School for Early Learners

Mar 03, 2005

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2005 Effective partnerships between home and school … read more

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