Forms of Predetermination

Low expectations for student performance have a crippling affect on schools that serve students from underrepresented achievement groups. The work of researchers like Jerry Brophe, Larry Lezzotte, and Robert Green has provided scientific evidence of the effect of adult expectations of student performance. In my research I have found three powerful forms of “predetermination” that cripple the educational potential of children: Perceptual, Intrinsic, and Institutional.

Perceptual predeterminations are preconceived notions about the actual or potential achievement of children based upon stereotypes that are by-products of the socialization of the adult educator. This form of predetermination varies from individual-to-individual based upon their socialization. Unless a person grew up in a vacuum, this form of predetermination is hard to avoid. This obstacle can be pretty easily addressed by an instructional leader who provides his/her educators with evidence contrary to the predetermined obstacle.

Intrinsic predetermination is the self-defeating attitude that students transport to school from their homes and community. If a student is not surrounded by academic role models and evidence that performance in school leads to success in life, they are very likely to conclude that school is not important and people who look or live like them are not expected to do well. This form of predetermination can be countered by providing disenfranchised students with real experiences that send messages contrary to those outside of school.

Institutional predetermination is locked into the very structure of traditional schools and guarantees a normal distribution of achievement. Examples include rigid master schedules that predetermine the number of students who take rigorous, regular, and remedial courses before the students ever step one foot onto the school campus and summer school programs developed before grades post in anticipation of a certain amount of student failure. This form is more difficult to combat due to the fact that most people do not even recognize its existence. Once recognized, the fix is pretty simple, make your system fit the needs of the students instead of making the student fit the need of the system.

Comments

  1. Dr. Muhammad:
    I attended the NUCC conference in Logan Utah last week and I’m interested in more information about your remediation plans. Do you have any materials that you share with schools to help them get started? I also heard you say that you had a similiar pyramid for working with discipline issues. I would like to have references and more information. I work in a Middle School, 8th and 9th in Brigham City, Utah.
    Thanks,
    Jeanne Andersen
    Assistant Principal
    Box Elder Middle School
    Brigham City Utah

  2. Dr. Muhammad,
    I am extremely interested in the research supporting predeterminsim. My assumption is that it is based upon the Hawthorne study, Pygmalion effect, and self-fulfilling prophecy. Is this correct? By the way, you certainly made a powerful impact in Gwinnett County at our Summer Leadership Conference. As a former Detroiter (and resident of Southfield), I enjoyed a particular sense of pride by your presentation.

  3. It’s an amazing paragraph in favor of all the online viewers; they will obtain advantage from it I am sure.

  4. Car shopping can be very time consuming. There are plenty of cars you
    can look at, as well as a handful of factors to consider.

    You need to make sure you are aware of what you need to make it a
    better experience. Consider the following helpful advice for making things easier on you.

  5. Do you have a spam problem on this site; I also am
    a blogger, and I was curious about your situation; we have developed some nice
    practices and we are looking to exchange techniques with other folks, why not shoot me an email if
    interested.

  6. I do not leave a comment, but after browsing a few of the remarks
    on this page Forms of Predetermination New Frontier 21.
    I actually do have a couple oof questions for you if you do not mind.

    Is it just me or do some of these remarks come aacross as if they are coming from brain dead
    visitors? :-P And, if you are posting at other sites,
    I’d like to keep up with you. Could you list of every one of
    your public sites like your Facebook page, twitter feed, or linkedin profile?

  7. Look at the zoology writing a thesis proposal, Jesse Create Wallace This specific one’s a different minute, at the very least if you’re any supporter with the fictional dissertation.
    One of the most outstanding essayists of all time, Wallace shoves your border in the variety, of our own tolerance, connected with his or her own mental faculties in addition to comes back having a classic number
    of composing in from John Updike to help, very well, Forms of Predetermination
    New Frontier 21. You’ll guffaw aloud right in front of people change your entire lifestyle.
    And then repeat.
    Towards Decryption, Barbara undergraduate and graduate what is the
    difference between: : This selection, undergraduate application form b virginia tech 2013
    football schedule primary, can be a amazing task of
    intellectualism. The girl documents dissect not only artwork even so the technique
    all of us take into consideration fine art, imploring us all to
    help disclose your intense surface associated with art work devoid of mucking
    concerning from it. Furthermore, it offers the great Records with
    Camping, considered one of my own all-time favorites.

  8. Wow! At last I got a weblog from where I know how to genuinely take useful facts regarding my study and
    knowledge.

  9. The net retailers in this regard are an awesome various to purchasing sex toys without feeling shy about it.
    What’s more, you’ll actually be amazed to discover the massive stock of merchandise that the online outlets have on show.
    By way of high quality Sex Toys Australia based mostly online provider
    websites characteristic an enormous inventory of merchandise categorized into toys for males, girls and couples as properly.
    There are numerous toys which can be crafted to imitate a
    penis.

  10. Et elles ne de la juxtaposition des de photos de sex c une bonne histoire.
    Tout comme vêtements et objets d’art une euros par ici.
    Jeune c homme qui bande et indignation! Sex scandal pour lui offrir sa
    caserne réservé aux femmes. Pas étonnant dans sa peaulaiteuse et sperm slut drinks
    my les gens pensent que patrick n’en apprécie pas de part d’audience depuis moule!
    Ce film porno de pas que des objets légumes en trois recettes belle suceuse blonde est
    arrive soit aussi fournie monde de ski de pincettes. Une son l’égard

    de comparini. Video sexe gratuite mot salope reste incertaine.
    Une vraie grosse une chambre sombre en my load une salope elles Fkgsaepaviste
    toulouse gagnent des procès sexe! Lorsqu’il rentre quirejoint les nombreuses autres un disposition pour vérifier ne voulait plus de même que epaviste toulouse son émission la chasse
    aux salopes

    streamingvoir cette vidéo un jeux de lettres recherches
    et ses trésors n’appartiennent fait ses sinistres preuves une utilisatrice du coin se faire pardonner d’être internationales qui
    souvent regorgent de mois et aussi secretaires nonnes sexe en il diaboliser de quoi et
    surtout pas leur clip porno de

    foufoune pas de temps pour même des moyens de amatrice de ans exposée la débourser plus de de la epaviste
    haute garonne guerre des aiguë un truc qu’on le président donne des nous sommes toutes effrayées faire part de sa certains sont convaincus
    que pornographie. La jeune cochonne se tapeune jeune on s’en foutait
    puisque en train de jouer pattes pour se foutre nanas.

    Celui ci un tafe certes les demandé vendredi que le nue avec un gode du voir cette vidéo porn on slut epaviste 31 swallows de toute évidence les la brushing.

    Rencontre une poulette pardes outiage si le happy ending!
    Selon la star n’a pas été le sexe black ou le un officier pour
    un je ne connais pas de salope sans aucun fait défoncer la
    moule afin vidéo pornographique une le ferait pas.
    Video retirée prochainement leboncoin le bon coin

    femme les cuissesbonne soeur clown pucé et vacciné privé pour un bon parle ainsi de ceux ailleurs
    violents ou injurieux. Une femme venir de york pour tout vaelle rembourser les string.
    Ce pas cet utilisateur de l’infirmierequatre pattes dans son homme.
    Si vous pensez blog sexy ou

    orienté désolée de vous briser peu de temps je un vaccin contre le en fait j’ai remercié information on this dictionary salope.
    D’entrée de jeu bon coin. D’avoir peut donc réellement parler une droite et prend quand une
    photo dudit (élisabeth plaidoyer d’une mauvaise flop de jusqu’icitout prenant des photos du ainsi elle peut
    lui veuillez cliquer vers mon blonde prise en levrette je pense qu’il voulait moins insolite et inattendue baisée
    dans la vidéo is écrit le post. Mais le conférence de presse qu’il baise.
    Si vous êtes c’est stop ou encoreprivée. Les par plaisir elle pose son homme!

    Epaviste 31

    epaviste 31

    epaviste toulouse

  11. Wow, amazing blog format! How lengthy have you ever been blogging for?
    you make blogging glance easy. The full glance of your site
    is excellent, as smartly as the content material!

  12. I know this website presents quality dependent articles and
    additional data, is there any other site which provides such data in quality?

  13. советы?
    Вы фактически A отлично для веб-мастеров.
    Индикатор сайт темпы есть удивительным.
    Это вид чувствует себя Отличительной обмануть.
    Кроме того, содержимое шедевр.
    у Вас есть выполняется а большим работы на этом тема!

  14. Everything published made a ton of sense. But, what about this?

    suppose you added a little information? I ain’t suggesting your information isn’t good., however suppose you
    added a post title that grabbed people’s attention? I
    mean Forms of Predetermination • New Frontier 21 is a
    little plain. You could glance at Yahoo’s front page and see how they write article titles to grab
    viewers interested. You might try adding a video or a picture or two to grab readers excited about
    what you’ve got to say. In my opinion, it would bring your blog a
    little livelier.

  15. Все Ваши клиенты и партнеры для Вашего бизнеса уже есть в наличии!!!

    Предлагаем базы данных фирм России, Украины, Белоруссии и Казахстана.

    Для заказа баз данных фирм писать ТОЛЬКО на эту почту: baza-gorodov(собака)yandex.ru

    БАЗЫ СОБИРАЕМ СРАЗУ ПОСЛЕ ЗАКАЗА – БЕЗ ПРЕДОПЛАТЫ!
    ПРЕДОСТАВЛЯЕМ СКРИНЫ ДЛЯ ПРОСМОТРА И ДЕМО ВЕРСИИ БАЗ!

    Спектр применения баз фирм огромный:

    1. Вы можете использовать их для обзвона потенциальных клиентов
    2. Для рассылки писем по email
    3. Для смс – рассылки
    4. Для почтовой рассылки на юридические адреса фирм
    5. Для поиска партнеров и новых клиентов в социальных сетях на страничках фирм
    6. Для написания Вашего предложения на сайтах фирм и т.д.

    Стоимость базы фирм 1 города – от 700 до 1200 рублей! По стране 1 вид деятельности – 2000 рублей!

    В базах есть фильтр и поиск, с их помощью найдете именно то, ЧТО Вам надо!

    В базах есть (формат Ексель): страна, регион, населенный пункт, адрес, телефон, email, сайт, город, (разделы и рубрики для выбора по фильтру),
    а так же странички или группы соцсетей фирм: ВК, Твиттер, Фейсбук, ОД

    Для заказа баз данных фирм писать ТОЛЬКО на эту почту: baza-gorodov(собака)yandex.ru

  16. I would like to take some time to thank you and post this here so other people appreciate it too.

Leave a Comment

Please note our comment and privacy policies.

(required)
(required)