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KMEEP: Linking theory and practice in an effective science pedagogy

Elizabeth Flores-Cotte, University of Massachusetts Amherst


The purpose of this study was to identify, study and implement the characteristics of effective science pedagogy in the multicultural classroom. The ultimate goal was to identify the instructional strategies in the learning process. The scope of the work included the development of wisdom-in-practice by a skillful teacher. A model (KMEEP) was used for describing the processes of learning and teaching within the multicultural classroom. Case studies were written with the goal of using the classroom experiences of the teacher to bridge the gap between theory and praxis.

Subject Area

Bilingual education|Multicultural education|Curricula|Teaching|Science education

Recommended Citation

Flores-Cotte, Elizabeth, "KMEEP: Linking theory and practice in an effective science pedagogy" (2002). Doctoral Dissertations Available from Proquest. AAI3068555.