OAI Archive: DigitalCommons@Florida International University
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- Veronica Gesser, Waking the Sleeping Giant: Beliefs of Brazilian and *American Teachers Concerning Liberation Curriculum.The school curriculum is a matter mandated by the educational system rather than determined by the school stakeholders of a community, as Freire (1993) suggests. At the present time, one significant vision of school is challenging the current order of curriculum practice. It focuses on school as a liberating agency grounded on the belief that the abilities to access information and to think critically about it will educate an individual capable of making independent decisions. This dissertation investigates teacher's beliefs concerning (...)No categories
- Jane Carol Manner, A Comparison of Academic Achievement of Montessori and Non -Montessori Students in a Public School Setting.Relationships between academic achievement and type of curriculum delivery system, Montessori or traditional, in a diverse group of learners from a public school district were examined in this study. In a repeated measures, within subjects design, students from an elementary Montessori program were paired with agemates from a traditional group on the basis of similar Stanford Achievement Test Scores in reading or math during the baseline year. Two subsequent administrations of the Stanford were observed for each subject to elucidate possible (...)No categories