Barriers to Latinos/as in Law School
- Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal, Form-S For Education Majors. Gadzella, Bernadette M.; Stacks, James; Stephens, Rebecca C.; Masten, William G. // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Mar2005, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p9
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal-Form S was a reliable and valid instrument to measure critical thinking for students pursuing a teaching career. The participants were 137 students enrolled in Educational Psychology. The data...
- Halfway measures. Henderson, Rick // Reason;Mar98, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p16
Reports that fewer than one in ten non-English-speaking elementary students in California's public schools move from bilingual education to English instruction. Reason why federal and state guidelines recommend having English-speaking students spend part of their classroom time with students in...
- Girls Still Lead. // Skanner (Seattle, WA & Portland, OR Combined Edition);1/16/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 15, p5
The article reports that member of the Girls Lead Club, former students of the Harriet Tubman Young Women's Leadership Academy are continuing their STEM studies by themselves, after the Portland Public Schools closed the academy in 2011.
- California Campus Seeks To Attract Teacher Candidates. // Education Week;2/1/1984, Vol. 3 Issue 19, p3
The article reports on the first campuswide campaign of the University of California (UC) to encourage better students to consider careers as public-school teachers in Davis. The committee on teacher education has said their active encouragement to students is needed not only for the...
- Mississippi's School Equalization Program, 1945-1954: 'A Last Gap to Try to Maintain a Segregated... Bolton, Charles C. // Journal of Southern History;Nov2000, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p781
Chronicles attempts to integrate Mississippi's public schools. Overview on the United States Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision; Several reasons why the state's equalization program failed; Impact of state-supported school segregation on racial discrimination.
- HISPANIC WOMEN TODAY: EDUCATION, THE ECONOMY, AND POLITICS. // Women in the Hispanic World;2004, p48
This article analyzes the educational, economical and political aspects of Hispanic women. Today, Hispanic girls' access to education is very different. Most countries have expanded their educational systems to have more public schools. Women make up more than one-third of the adult labor force...
- Critical thinking and learning processes for students in two major fields. Gadzella, Bernadette M.; Masten, William G. // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Dec98, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p256
Details a study that compared scores on Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (WGCTA) and Inventory of Learning Processes (ILP) for two groups of students majoring in Psychology and Special Education. Method; Results; Discussion.
- Junior Scholastic TEACHER'S EDITION VOL. 109 NO. 18, MAY 14, 2007. McCabe, Suzanne // Junior Scholastic (Teacher's Edition);5/14/2007, Vol. 109 Issue 18, pT-1
A teacher's guide to the May 14, 2007 issue of "Junior Scholastic: Teacher's Edition" is presented. It contains summaries of articles published in the issue as well critical thinking questions for topics discussed, which include the Prague Springs in the Czech Republic, the Cold War and...
- Critical thinking: are the ideals of OBE failing us or are we failing the ideals of OBE? Lombard, Kobus; Grosser, Mary // South African Journal of Education;Nov2008, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p561
One of the cornerstones of the Outcomes-based approach adopted by the South African education and training sector is the so-called Critical Outcomes. Included as one of these outcomes is the ability of learners to identify and solve problems, using creative and critical thinking. Underpinned by...