16 episodes

The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) was founded in 2008 to foster research, policy, and practice to advance high quality, equitable education systems in the United States and internationally.

SCOPE engages faculty from across Stanford and from other universities to work on a shared agenda of research, policy analysis, educational practice, and dissemination of ideas.

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The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) was founded in 2008 to foster research, policy, and practice to advance high quality, equitable education systems in the United States and internationally.

SCOPE engages faculty from across Stanford and from other universities to work on a shared agenda of research, policy analysis, educational practice, and dissemination of ideas.

    Building Equitable Classrooms

    Building Equitable Classrooms

    Rachel Lotan discusses pedagogical approaches that create and support equitable classrooms for diverse student populations. (November 31, 2011)

    • 26 min
    Understanding Racial Identities of Upwardly Mobile Black College Students

    Understanding Racial Identities of Upwardly Mobile Black College Students

    Camille Charles discusses her research on racial identity in Black college students and argues that it is far more multidimensional and varied than earlier studies indicated. (October 3, 2011)

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Why (Black) Boys Fail

    Why (Black) Boys Fail

    Richard Banks discusses the achievement gap and asks why life outcomes of black boys are worse along almost any dimension than those of other groups. (March 3, 2011)

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Finnish Lessons: A Lecture with Pasi Sahlberg

    Finnish Lessons: A Lecture with Pasi Sahlberg

    Psi Sahlberg explores the politics and practices of the Finnish educational reform and how he sees the lessons translating to the United States. (January 17, 2012)

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Bye the Books: How Student Perceptions of Inequality Affect Academic Engagement

    Bye the Books: How Student Perceptions of Inequality Affect Academic Engagement

    Brian Lowery addresses students' perceptions of inequality and the impact that has on their achievement in an academic setting. (March 14, 2011) e

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Girls, Math, and Other Clues About How Stereotypes Affect Academic Achievement

    Girls, Math, and Other Clues About How Stereotypes Affect Academic Achievement

    Claude Steele discusses the affect stereotype threat has on performance and self-confidence and approaches that can mitigate that threat in academic settings. (October 31, 2011)

    • 1 hr 24 min

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