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Ko, Lena

Works: 6 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 99 library holdings
Genres: Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: LC1099.3, 370.117
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lena Ko
The Unity Project : creating a circle of awareness by Rebecca McClen Novick( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research on school restructuring reveals the commitments and competencies that lead to improved outcomes for children, including careful attention to students' emotional development, professional development that emphasizing the reflective study of teaching, culturally responsive and inclusive teaching, and a focus on early language and literacy instruction. Chapter 1, "Introduction," presents data on school children in Washington and describes the Unity Project's attempts to facilitate strong family-school-community partnerships to improve the performance of historically underachieving students. Chapter 2, "a Caring Community of Learners: Creating a Protective Shield," contrasts schools organized as caring communities to the factory-model school. In a caring community, supportive teachers, mentors, and advocates nurture the emotional and intellectual development of children. The importance of positive expectations and opportunities for meaningful participation is explored in a Whittier (ca) elementary school case study. Chapter 3, "Professional Development Through Collaborative Inquiry," describes what works, and what does not work, in professional development, and examines supportive organizational structures. Chapter 4, "'She Was Just as Smart Being Huy-Yon, But Her Grades Went Up When She Became Shirley," explores the impact of cultural influences one thinking, the important role of reflective self-analysis, development of cultural competence, and the creation of a culturally responsive school environment. Research on English as a second language, the structure of the language-learning environment, styles of discourse, and literacy are applied in a case study of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe. Chapter 5, "Learning to Read and Write," explores the barriers to literacy in poorer communities and offers several activities, programs, and strategies promoting literacy. Chapter 6, "Family/School/Community Partnerships: An Interest That Comes From the Heart," describes the common aspirations of children, the process of building effective partnerships, and school-based child and family support programs that foster resiliency and emotional intelligence. Appendix a provides a detailed assessment of the current situation of Washington's children. Appendix b lists statistical indicators of child welfare for 26 Washington schools, disaggregated by race and ethnicity. Appendix c provides a brief history of major ethnic groups. Appendix d offers a list of contact information for multicultural literature, resources, and authors for children. (Contains 250+ references.) (Tej)
Assessing school preparation for new & diverse students by Gary Nave( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction and description of how to implement the School-PASS (School Practices for All Students' Success) Survey and planning process that allows schools to assess and improve their current services to meet the academic and social needs of new and diverse students
Culturally responsive standards-based teaching : classroom to community and back by Steffen Saifer( )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close the achievement gap by closing the cultural gap with culturally responsive, standards-based (CRSB) teaching practices. This new edition includes nationwide examples and up-to-date resources
Planning for Youth Success--Supplement to Resources and Training Manual: Assessing Youth Success. Connecting Schools, Families, and Communitiesfor Youth Success by Lena Ko( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This supplement to the resources and training manual Assessing Youth Success was designed as a facilitator's guide to activities for a 3-hour training. The purpose of the training is to help participants become more proficient in assessing youth success. The supplement contains five new optional activities intended to help participants explore assessment in more depth and to teach them techniques to build, develop, and critique assessment tools. Each activity includes goals, a time frame, a list of materials, and a brief background to the topic area covered in the title. The five activities are titled as follows: (1) Critiquing Assessment Scenarios: Assessment in Context; (2) Assessing Youth Success Characteristics: Building on Current Assessments; (3) Authentic Assessment Using Multiple Intelligences: Examples of Authentic Assessment; (4) Building a Rubric: Judging Performance; and (5) Standards We Agree On: Developing a Deeper Understanding of Students' Culture and Strengths Through Community. The supplement also contains a set of handouts for the training, many of which are formatted as worksheets; 15 online resources; 13 resources for further reading; and 7 references. (Wfa)
School-linked comprehensive services for children and families : an analysis of regional efforts by Lena Ko( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partnerships for continuity : guidelines toward a system of continuity of care and education for children and families in the Northwest by Lena Ko( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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