Working Papers

The Roles and Practices of Student Services Staff as Data-Driven Instructional Leaders

WCER Working Paper No. 2007-1   February 2007

Author(s): Richard Halverson and Christopher N. Thomas

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Equality of Educational Opportunity: A 40-Year Retrospective

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-9   December 2006

Author(s): Adam Gamoran and Daniel A. Long

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Performance Pay System Preferences of Students Preparing to be Teachers

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-8   October 2006

Author(s): Anthony Milanowski

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The Teacher Sense of Efficacy Scale: Validation Evidence and Behavioral Prediction

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-7   October 2006

Author(s): Herbert G. Heneman III, Steven Kimball, and Anthony Milanowski

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To Disagree, We Must Also Agree: How Intersubjectivity Structures and Perpetuates Discourse in a Mathematics Classroom

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-6   October 2006

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan , Billie Eilam, and Suyeon Kim

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Can Brain Research and Computers Improve Literacy? A Randomized Field Trial of the Fast ForWord Language Computer-Based Training Program

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-5   August 2006

Author(s): Geoffrey D. Borman and James Benson

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WCER Working Paper No. 2006-4   August 2006

Author(s): Richard Halverson

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Boolean Classes and Qualitative Inquiry

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-3   April 2006

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan and Kristi Jackson

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What Gesture and Speech Reveal About Students’ Interpretations of Cartesian Graphs:Perceptions Can Bound Thinking

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-2   March 2006

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan and Kristen N. Bieda

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Longitudinal Data Systems to Support Data-Informed Decision Making: A Tri-State Partnership Between Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

WCER Working Paper No. 2006-1   March 2006

Author(s): Christopher A. Thorn and Robert H. Meyer

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Rethinking Formalisms in Formal Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2005-11   December 2005

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan

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Visual Display and Co-Expressivity as Students Strive for Intersubjectivity in a Spatial Reasoning Task

WCER Working Paper No. 2005-10   October 2005

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan and Billie Eilam

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The New Instructional Leadership: Creating Data-Driven Instructional Systems in Schools

WCER Working Paper No. 2005-9   September 2005

Author(s): Richard Halverson, Jeffrey Grigg, Reid Prichett, and Chris Thomas

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Epistemography and the Participant Structures of a Professional Practicum: A Story Behind the Story of Journalism 828

WCER Working Paper No. 2005-8   September 2005

Author(s): David Williamson Shaffer

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Before Every Child Is Left Behind: How Epistemic Games Can Solve the Coming Crisis in Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2005-7   September 2005

Author(s): David Williamson Shaffer and James Paul Gee

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