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Provenzo, Eugene F.

Overview
Works: 100 works in 402 publications in 1 language and 21,886 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Case studies  Exhibition catalogs  Handbooks and manuals  Encyclopedias  Biographies  Reference works  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Annotator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: LC111, 371.010973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eugene F Provenzo
Religious fundamentalism and American education : the battle for the public schools by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of education and culture in America by H. Warren Button( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computers, curriculum, and cultural change : an introduction for teachers by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computers, Curriculum, and Cultural Change is a comprehensive introduction to using computers in K-12 settings. It includes not only the "nuts and bolts" of educational computing and up-to-date coverage of hardware and software issues, but is distinguished by its emphasis on the deeper questions of how computers are redefining the way we teach and learn
Schooling in the light of popular culture( Book )

13 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Du Bois on education by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of all of Du Bois's major writings on education. Together these selections demonstrate Du Bois's commitment to racial educational equality and his contributions to educational thought
Video kids : making sense of Nintendo by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptive technology for special human needs by Arlene Brett( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the Gutenberg galaxy : microcomputers and the emergence of post-typographic culture by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.E.B. Du Bois's exhibit of American Negroes : African Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line." This quote is among the most prophetic in American history. It was written by W.E.B. Du Bois for the Exhibition of American Negroes displayed at the 1900 Paris Exposition. They are words whose force echoed throughout the Twentieth Century. W.E.B. Du Bois put together a groundbreaking exhibit about African Americans for the 1900 World's Fair in Paris. For the first time, this book takes readers through the exhibit. With more than two hundred black-and-white images throughout, it explores the diverse lives of African Americans at the turn of the century, from challenges to accomplishments. Du Bois confronted stereotypes in many ways in the exhibit and he provided irrefutable evidence of how African Americans had been systematically discriminated against. Though it was only on display for a few brief months, the award-winning Exhibit of American Negroes represents the great lost archive of African American culture from the beginning of the twentieth century
The complete playground book by Arlene Brett( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the history and purpose of outdoor play areas. Chapter 1 of the book discusses the importance of play in children's lives and the role of playgrounds in the play process. The historical development and evolution of playgrounds is recounted in chapter 2, while chapter 3 reviews research on playgrounds, including research concerning gender differences, playground equipment, preschoolers' motor activities, exceptional children's playground behaviors, aggression, and parents' and teachers' attitudes about play. Chapter 4 is an international survey of innovative playgrounds. Chapter 5 considers issues relevant to playground use by exceptional children, including mentally retarded children, emotionally disturbed children, and visually and hearing impaired children. Chapter 6 reviews research on and offers suggestions concerning playground construction and safety, while ways in which playgrounds can be used as part of nonformal and formal education are outlined in chapter 7. Chapter 8 explores the potential of playgrounds to improve the impact of education on the development of children and to extend the experience of inner-city children. The book is illustrated with many photographs, including historical photographs, of playgrounds and children. Two appendixes provide a description of the International Association for the Child's Right to Play (ipa) and the IPA's Declaration of the Child's Right to Play. (Bc)
The complete block book by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching science in elementary and middle school : a cognitive and cultural approach by Cory A Buxton( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A synthesis of current knowledge in science education, cognition and culture, this text highlights the connectivity between content and pedagogy
The illustrated Souls of Black folk by W. E. B Du Bois( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richly illustrated, this special edition of Du Bois's seminal work vividly conveys the story of African American life, politics, music, and culture from slavery through reconstruction, and up to the dawn of the twentieth century. Most of the photos, engravings, and documents are from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and depict slavery and its legacy, African-American daily life, and the prominent figures and events associated with the book's content."--Jacket
The historian's toybox : children's toys from the past you can make yourself by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the social and cultural foundations of education( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study brings together a comprehensive collection of readings on educational thought from antiquity to 2008. It includes four volumes and over 100 different selections
Hurricane Andrew, the public schools, and the rebuilding of community by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows how schools help people to cope with disasters and rebuild their communities. Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida early on Monday morning, August 24, 1992. Widely described as the worst natural disaster in modern U.S. history, the storm left 38 people dead in South Florida, 80,000 homes destroyed, and damage estimates of at least billion. The area devastated by the hurricane was approximately three times the size of Manhattan. Almost 250,000 people were left homeless by Andrew--roughly the population of the entire city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Garbage generated by the storm in a single night was equal to the projected landfill for Dade County for the next thirty years. Hurricane Andrew, the Public Schools and the Rebuilding of Community addresses the experience of the Dade County Public Schools--its teachers and students, administrators and staff--during the first school year following the storm. In particular, it examines the role of the schools in helping people cope with a disaster of the magnitude of Hurricane Andrew, and more specifically, with their role in rebuilding community. ... Publisher description
Place-based science teaching and learning : 40 activities for K-8 classrooms by Cory A Buxton( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides elementary and middle school teachers with 40 place-based activities that will help them to make science learning relevant to their students. This text provides teachers with both a rationale and a set of strategies and activities for teaching science in a local context to help students engage with science learning and come to understand the importance of science in their everyday lives."--Pub. desc
Multiliteracies : beyond text and the written word( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The textbook as discourse : sociocultural dimensions of American schoolbooks by Eugene F Provenzo( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The central assumption of The Textbook as Discourse is this: Interpreted in the flow of history, textbooks can provide important insights into the nature and meaning of a culture and the social and political discourses in which it is engaged. This book is about the social, political and cultural content of elementary and secondary textbooks in American education. It focuses on the nature of the discourses--the content and context--that represent what is included in textbooks. The term "discourse" provides the conceptual framework for the book, drawing on the work of the French social theorist Michel Foucault. The volume includes classic articles and book chapters as well as three original chapters written by the editors. To enhance its usefulness as a course text, each chapter includes an Overview, Key Concepts, and Questions for Reflection"--Provided by publisher
Streetways : chronicling the homeless in Miami by Theresa Bramblett( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Schooling in the light of popular culture
Alternative Names
Provenzo, Eugene

Provenzo, Eugene F.

Provenzo, Eugène F. 1949-

Provenzo, Eugene Francis 1949-

Languages
English (168)

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Schooling in the light of popular cultureDu Bois on educationVideo kids : making sense of NintendoAdaptive technology for special human needsThe complete playground bookThe complete block bookTeaching science in elementary and middle school : a cognitive and cultural approachThe illustrated Souls of Black folk