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  •  Following links is a good thing (0+ / 0-)

    At tthe second link aboved link above, RBT provides the following bibliography:

    Gould, S. J. The Mismeasure of Man. New York: W. W. Norton, 1996.
    Herrnstein, R. J., and Murray, C. The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994.
    Howard, J. "Getting Smart: The Social Construction of Intelligence." Lexington, Mass.: Efficacy, 1991.
    Jensen, A. "How Much Can We Boost IQ and Scholastic Achievement?" Harvard Education Review, Winter 1969, pp. 1-123.
    Resnick, L. "From Aptitude to Effort: A New Foundation for Our Schools." Daedalus, Fall 1995, 124(4), 55-62.
    Rist, R. "Student Social Class and Teacher Expectations: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in Ghetto Education." Harvard Educational Review, Aug. 1970, 40(3), 411-451
    Saphier, J. John Adams' Promise. Acton, Mass.: Research for Better Teaching, 2005.
    Steele, C. "Race and Schooling of Black Americans." The Atlantic Monthly, Apr. 1992, pp. 68-78.
    Judging from the titles, I would assume the Howard, Resnick, and Saphier articles are the ones that provide the foundation for the assertion.

    In the reality based community, we need to assess the evidence before rejecting the conclusion...

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    by litho on Thu May 09, 2013 at 07:18:44 AM PDT

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    •  Most of those cites are pretty old - 60s to 90s (0+ / 0-)

      with one from 2005.

      I cannot find the Saphier paper online, but the journal name does not sound like a peer reviewed scientific journal.

      Based on the abstract, Resnick admits that he is just assuming that "effort actually creates ability".  See http://www.eric.ed.gov/....

      The Howard "paper" is actually a newsletter from an advocacy organization.  http://www.efficacy.org/....

      In short, there is nothing here you would give the slightest weight to if it did not say things you want to believe.

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