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Harvard Education Letter, v11 n1-6 Jan-Dec 1995

This document is comprised of volume 11 of the Harvard Education Letter, published bimonthly and addressing current issues in elementary and secondary education. Articles in the volume's six issues are: (1) January-February--The Old Model of Staff Development Survives in a World Where Everything Else Has Changed (Miller), Giving Voice to Our Hidden Commitments and Fears: A Conversation with Robert Kegan,Businesspeople and Educators Have a Lot to Learn from Each Other (Arnett); (2) March-April--The Numbers Game Yields Simplistic Answers on the Link between Spending and Outcomes (Sadowski), The Physically or Sexually Abused Child: What Teachers Need to Know (Fossey); (3) May-June--Despite the Promises, School Choice Can Worsen Racial and Social Class Inequities (Tovey), Money Matters Here: Programs That Work (Sadowski), How School Mathematics Can Prepare Students for Work, Not Just for College (Forman and Steen); (4) July-August--The Textbook Business: Education's Big Dirty Secret (Webb), A Narrowly Gender-Based Model of Learning May End Up Cheating All Students (Tovey), Computers in the Classroom: Where Are All the Girls? (Tarlin); (5) September-October--Moving beyond Traditional Subjects Requires Teachers To Abandon Their 'Comfort Zones' (Sadowski), Knowing No Boundaries: A Conversation with James Beane,Random Drug Testing of Athletes Poses Legal and Psychological Questions (Sandler); and (6) November-December--Shared Decision-Making by Itself Doesn't Make for Better Decisions (Miller), The Application Essay: Texts, Subtexts, and Teacher Intervention (Kreisberg), Awareness Programs Help Change Students' Attitudes towards Their Disabled Peers (Tovey). Regular features include letters to the editor and summaries of recent educational research. (KB)

Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Abuse, Computer Uses in Education, Decision Making, Drug Use Testing, Educational Finance, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Theories, Legal Problems, Mathematics Education, Models, Newsletters, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, School Based Management, School Choice, Sex Differences, Sexual Abuse, Staff Development, Teacher Attitudes, Textbooks

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Author: Miller, Edward, Ed.


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