Black churches lead the way in education reform
- Children's literature in African languages-A unique project. Mulder, Dr. Jan // Lantern;Aug90, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p72
Focuses on the project of the Department of Education to produce nursery books written in various African languages. Medium of instruction of Black children in South Africa; Information on the project; Result of the project; Contribution of the project to the education of the children.
- Preschool education for black South African children: A descriptive study of 32 Educare centers. Stevens, Floraline I. // Journal of Negro Education;Fall97, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p396
Focuses on preschool education trends for black children in South Africa. Study of early childhood education (ECE) practices in private preschools called Educare centers; Training of Educare teachers using support from nongovernment organizations; Evaluation of the ECE standards used by the...
- The Black Church as an Ally in the Education of Black Children. Tyms, James D. // Journal of Religious Thought;Fall86/Winter87, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p73
Discusses the role of the black church in the education of black children. Definition of church, ally, and education; Problems of the black church in the education of children; Implications of the nature of children; Theory and practice of education; Difficulty of equipping persons for the...
- Special Tasks For the Black Church in the Education of Children. // Journal of Religious Thought;Fall86/Winter87, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p84
Discusses the tasks for the black church in educating the children. Task of revitalizing the faith of church members in reference to children; Clarification of the mind of the blacks about the motive of churches; Preparation for the growth of the religious life of children.
- Black-white achievement gap. Jessen, John // School Library Journal;Dec2010, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p10
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article â€œCourageous Conversations,â€ attributed to "First Steps" in the September 2010 issue.
- Language lessons. Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy // Education Week;4/17/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 31, p30
Focuses on language education on black children in Oakland, California. Introduction of teachers to African-American vernacular English; development of language cadence; Identification of ebonics language structure.
- For the Children. // U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p6
Editorial. Focuses on the advanced education in technology and science for black children in the U.S. Number of Black engineers graduated; Comparison of the number of Internet users between the Black society and the total population; Theme of the 16th annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards...
- ARE RACE DIFFERENCES IN MENTAL TEST SCORES AN ARTIFACT OF PSYCHOMETRIC METHODS? A TEST OF HARRINGTON'S EXPERIMENTAL MODEL. Hickman, Julia A.; Reynolds, Cecil R. // Journal of Special Education;Winter86/87, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p409
Examines G.M. Harrington's hypothesis that blacks obtain lower mean scores on mental tests as a result of their small representation in the test development population. Development of two intelligence test forms; Investigation of bias in predictive validity; Differences in special education...
- Ebonics controversy: Relevance for marketers. Williams, Jerome D. // Marketing News;3/3/97, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p5
This article focuses on the relevance of the Ebonics controversy on marketing, arised when the Oakland, California school board decided to incorporate Ebonics into its curriculum. The whole controversy was a classic case of good pedagogy gone awry through bad marketing. The Oakland board should...