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Appendix C: Biographical Sketches of Commitee Members and Staff
Pages 115-120

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From page 115...
... Lmda Chinnia is an educator vvidh dhe Baltimore City public school system. During a 32-year career, she has served as an early childhood teacher, a senior teacher, a curriculum specialist, an assistant principal, a principal, and dhe director of elementary school improvement.
From page 116...
... in epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University's School of Hygiene and Public Health. Margaret Eisenhart is professor of educational anthropology and research methodology and director of graduate studies in the School of Education, University of Colorado, Boulder.
From page 117...
... He has worked extensively on issues related to learning and attention problems, including definition and classification, neutobiological correlates, intervention, and most tecendy on The development of literacy skills in Spanish-speaking and bilingual children. He chaired The National Institute for Child Healdh and Human Development (NICHD)
From page 118...
... During a 30-year career in public education, she has maintained a singular focus: developing and supporting professionals and c eating institutional environments that develop the potential of all students to achieve high levels of academic excellence, especially those who have been traditionally underserved by the public education system. She has written and lectured widely on issues related to the education of diverse populations, especially in the areas of academic ttacking, the power of teacher expectations, and the role of mathematics as a critical factor in opening pathways to success for minority and poor students.
From page 119...
... His current research focuses on cognitive development, scientific reasoning, and cognitively based instructional interventions in early science education. His earlier work addressed cognitive processes in such diverse areas as voting behavior, college admissions, consumer choice, peer review and problem solving.
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... works in the NRC's Center for Education. Over the past 10 years, she has worked on a wide variety of education studies at the NRC and has provided research assistance for several reports, induding Scientific Research in Education, Knowing Whet Students Knou, and the National Science Education Standards.

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