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CRESPAR Report #44: Classroom Cultural Ecology: The Dynamics of Classroom Life in Schools Serving Low-Income African American Children
The purpose of this study was to gain descriptive insights into the routines, practices, perceptions, and interactions that constitute the everyday ecology of classrooms serving African American children from low-income ...
CRESPAR Report #43: The Role of Cultural Factors in School Relevant Cognitive Functioning: Description of Home Environment Factors, Cultural Orientations, and Learning Preferences
This report examines certain home cultural factors, cultural orientations, and learning preferences of African American school children from low-income backgrounds in order to document the relationship of prior cultural ...
CRESPAR Report #68: Building on Children's Cultural Assets in Simulated Classroom Performance Environments: Research Vistas in the Communal Learning Paradigm
The achievement gap between low-income African American students and their White counterparts remains substantial. To address this, researchers have begun to examine the impact of culture on cognitive performance among ...
CRESPAR Report #42: The Role of Cultural Factors in School Relevant Cognitive Functioning: Synthesis of Findings on Cultural Contexts, Cultural Orientations, and Individual Differences
For many African American children from low-income backgrounds, cognitive performance can be enhanced in contexts thematically characterized by aspects of Afro-cultural ethos. This report presents and describes the results ...