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Why We Teach
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 242

Why We Teach

In Memoriam for Julia Gardner.

Imaging Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 232

Imaging Education

This collection of essays by outstanding educators and policy makers looks closely at the influence of each facet of the media--from reporting in newspapers to findings in public opinion polls, to television sit-coms and documentaries, to feature films, to college rankings in popular magazines.

Feminist Science Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

Feminist Science Education

This volume presents a case for liberatory science education from a feminist perspective. Based on a two-year teacher-research study, Feminist Science Education questions and challenges how power and knowledge relationships position teachers, students, and science with and against one another in the classroom. Using stories about life in and out of the classroom, this book describes the impact that exploring this situated nature of science and teaching has for transforming science education.

Teachers and Machines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 134

Teachers and Machines

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Landscapes of Learning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 255

Landscapes of Learning

Special 2018 Edition From the new Introduction by Janet L. Miller, Teachers College, Columbia University: "Maxine Greene never claimed to be a visionary thinker. But forty years later, her trepidations detailed throughout 1978's Landscapes of Learning now appear unnervingly prescient. Witness and treasure Landscapes as evidence of her matchless abilities to inspire myriad educators and students worldwide." “I would suggest that there must always be a place in teacher education for ‘foundations’ people, whose fundamental concern is with opening new perspectives on the many faces of the human world.” —Maxine Greene The essays in this volume demonstrate clearly that Maxine Greene is h...

Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 153

Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom

EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten

Why We Teach Now
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Why We Teach Now

Why We Teach Now dares to challenge current motions of what it means to be a "highly qualified teacher" a la No Child Left Behind, and demonstrates the depth of commitment and care teachers bring to their work with students, families, and communities. This sequal to Nieto's popular book, Why We Teach, features powerful stories of classroom teachers from across the country as they give witness to their hopes and struggles to teach our nation's children. Why We Teach Now offers us the voices of teachers like 42-year veteran Mary Ginley, who wonders, "Why would anyone with any brains and imagination ever want to be a teacher?" Who then answers her own question affirmatively, "It's because someh...

Teaching as Inquiry
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 172

Teaching as Inquiry

This book offers an engaging and effective approach to improving teacher and student learning. Based on the experiences of three leading educational organizations, the authors provide invaluable, research-based guidelines for incorporating inquiry into teacher's instructional practices and student work as part of the ongoing work of schools. In addition to discussing the lessons learned and questions raised by inquiry work, this volume includes specific considerations for determining who should be involved, what work should be under review, how it should be reviewed, and how such inquiry should be supported by the school.

World Issues
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 84

World Issues

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1981
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Social science skills: activities for the secondary classroom.

Understanding Assessment and Evaluation in Early Childhood Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 185

Understanding Assessment and Evaluation in Early Childhood Education

This bestselling book is still the best choice for helping early childhood teachers understand the process of assessment and evaluation to benefit young children. With the advent of the No Child Left Behind Act, testing, accountability, and standards are now pervasive throughout early childhood education. Completely revised to address the issues that have been raised by these new policies, the Second Edition features completely new chapters on: assessment of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, addressing the new makeup of today's classroom; assessment of children with special needs, focusing on the relationship among assessment, curriculum, and instruction; and the addition of a helpful glossary of terms and an annotated listing of assessment instruments used in early childhood education.