This volume develops a better understanding of how people learn and provides more resources for reorganizing education in and out of schools. The studies in this volume offer analytical resources and immediate strategies for improving American education. It brings together scholars from all over the United States to discuss broader ways of thinking about educational research, practice and policy.
INTRODUCTION; 1. Expanding Educational Thought; PART I; FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE:; COMPREHENSIVE APPROACHES TO EDUCATION; 2. Framing Intellective Identities, Intellective Characters, and Epistemic Values; 3. Targeting Literacy to Address Educationally Relevant Health Disparities; 4. Black Males, "Church" and Supplementary Education: General Considerations; 5. Inheritance and an Economy of Difference: The Importance of Supplementary Education; 6. Opportunities Industrialization Centers: Collective Cultural Capital, Philanthropy, and Public-Private Partnerships in the Provision of Supplemental Education; 7. The Eagle Academy for Young Men: An Exemplar of the Comprehensive Practice of Education; 8. The Harlem Children's Zone: An "All Hands on Deck" Approach to Transforming Education and Community; PART II; IRREPRESSIBLE, UNTAMABLE EDUCATION:; EDUCATION AS HUMAN ACTIVITY; 9. 'Supplemental Educational Services': NCLB's Extended School Day; 10. Framing Youth Civic Participation: Technical, Pragmatic, and Political Learning; 11. Education in Harlem Community Gardens: Reorganizing Social Conditions; 12. Family Inheritance:; Parallel Practices of Financial Responsibility In Families; 13. Becoming (Known as) a Hindu Pandit in Queens; 14. A Modern Mexican Paideia:; Learning through the Construction of a Calpulli; 15. Facing the Power of Education, Comprehensively; 16. A Re-Conceptualization of Education.