This article provides an account of a curriculum development, integration, and implementation initiative in the EDST.
All candidates begin the teacher education sequence by taking courses in the EDST department.
Importantly for this study, EDST 2480 deals extensively with philosophical, socio-cultural, historical, and political issues of schooling in which politics, minority learners, and power and hegemony are addressed.
An explicit curricular initiative designed to better incorporate language acquisition (and appropriate accompanying pedagogical strategies) into the EDST classes began this work.
The former points out how candidates who take upper level courses (EDST 3000 and EDST 3550) differently perceive these issues in comparison with those who take lower level ones (EDST 2450 and EDST 2480) while the latter shows a general view of our candidates regarding issues related to language diversity.
In EDST department meetings, we discuss and reflect on candidate and faculty learning and make revisions to course curricula and resources as needed.
Likewise, Lucas, Villegas, and Freedson-Gonzales' (2008) principles for LRPP (Linguistically Responsive Pedagogical Practices) provide an implication for our future EDST curricula, one that requires teacher race/ethnicity/ identity to be addressed up front in curriculum and planning for diverse classroom contexts.
NYSE: GKK), an integrated commercial real estate finance and property investment company organized as a real estate investment trust, announced today that the Company will host a conference call and audio web cast at 2:00 pm EDST
on Thursday, March 12, 2009, to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results which will be released March 12, 2009 prior to market open.
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