There are differences between schools in terms of location, size, growth rates, and characteristics of their student populations. Are any of these characteristics related to the learning and teaching that goes on?
The reading debate seems to moving away from the entrenched positions of "us" versus "them" towards a continuum of process. Teachers in this research were asked to assess three different reading errors, to see if their reactions to the errors reflected their theoretical orientations to the reading process
Children can be encouraged to maintain and develop their proficiency in Māori in a classroom where it is not the language of instruction. This research has implications for the promotion of Māori in New Zealand classrooms as well as the promotion of minority languages elsewhere.
Questions and responses that provide a starting point for professionals who are beginning to grapple with the meaning of inclusive school programmes. Reprinted from Phi Delta Kappan, October, 1996, pp. 150–156.