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March 2007 | Volume 64 | Number 6

Responding to Changing Demographics

Feature Articles

Five Trends for Schools

Shelley Lapkoff and Rose Maria Li

From roller-coaster enrollments to a multiplicity of languages, schools face change.

As Diversity Grows, So Must We

Gary R. Howard

A plan for schools experiencing rapid diversification.

What Families Want

Deborah Wadsworth and Michael Hamill Remaley

What families need from schools to make their dreams come true.

The Culturally Responsive Teacher

Ana María Villegas and Tamara Lucas

Which instructional approaches work best for students from linguistically diverse backgrounds?

Helping Young Hispanic Learners

Eugene E. García and Bryant Jensen

Children in the youngest and largest ethnic group need universal prekindergarten, rich language programs, and bilingual teachers.

Schooling, Interrupted

Andrea DeCapua, Will Smathers and Lixing Frank Tang

The authors describe programs that fill in the learning gaps of students whose formal schooling has been interrupted.

Rethinking the Line Between Us

Bill Bigelow

A social studies curriculum raises awareness of Mexican/U.S. immigration issues.

“Tinkering” Close to the Edge

Mia Lynn Mercurio and Charles R. A. Morse

Court rulings challenge schools to consider what constitutes free speech.

Lessons at the Kitchen Table

Margery B. Ginsberg

Home visits provide teachers funds of knowledge.

Building Partnerships with Immigrant Parents

Andrea Sobel and Eileen Gale Kugler

A Virginia school invites parents to leadership seminars.

Schools in Transition

Ellen McCarthy, Sandra R. Schecter, John Ippolito, Karine Rashkovsky, Valentine Hart, Louis Cuglietto, Robert Burke and Steven Ocasio

From sex education to dealing with racism, four schools share strategies for responding to diverse students' needs.

Special Topic / The Case For and Against Homework

Robert J. Marzano and Debra J. Pickering

What research recommends about the amount and kind of homework students need.

Response / Toward Neuro-logical Reading Instruction

Judy Willis

“Brain glitch” research ignores the complex components of reading.


The Best of the Blog

Laura Varlas


Maintaining Excellence at Harrisonburg High

Pamela Nesselrodt

A growing high school adopts a sheltered instruction program for newly arrived students.

EL Study Guide

Naomi Thiers