Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Creating Equitable Classrooms Through Action Research by Cathy C. Caro-Bruce

Creating Equitable Classrooms Through Action Research looks at the issue of educational equity and illustrates how action research can be used schoolwide or districtwide to address this challenge. The editors have been involved in a highly successful and much studied action research that is used districtwide with a focus on the particular demographics and challenges of their district. The results of the action research study have created a deep knowledge base and capacity. The text provides an overview of the key conceptual and structural features for implementing a schoolwide or districtwide action research program and includes ten studies on narrowing the achievement gap between racial and ethnic groups. The findings of the action research study are connected to the broader body of knowledge on equity in schools. The action research studies illustrate varied approaches to help educators planning an action research project or currently working on an action research project. Real stories and studies from classroom teachers serve as examples of authentic professional development and as springboards for discussion and reflection on the process of inquiry and the issues of equity. The book includes: - 10 action research studies that focus on equity, race, and the achievement gap - how to implement a school-wide or district wide action research program that will promote equity and help close the achievement gap This is an ideal resource for school district leaders, teachers, and preservice teachers, and is also suited for professional development schools.

Buy Creating Equitable Classrooms Through Action Research by Cathy C. Caro-Bruce from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781412936675
ISBN-10: 1412936675
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 177mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Creating Equitable Classrooms Through Action Research by Cathy C. Caro-Bruce

Book Reviews - Creating Equitable Classrooms Through Action Research by Cathy C. Caro-Bruce

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Creating Equitable Classrooms Through Action Research book by Cathy C. Caro-Bruce and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review