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Missing Children
Missing Children (March 1996)
A Psychological Approach to Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Stranger and Non-Stranger Abduction of Children
James N. Tedisco - Author
Michele A. Paludi - Author

Focuses on variables that assist in confronting and preventing child abductions, including teacher training, public education and awareness, psychotherapeutic techniques for families and friends of abducted children as well as the children themselves.

"Even though parents believe they are capable of keeping their children safe, few are aware of the plethora of ways child abductors can achieve their goals. The public needs to be aware t...(Read More)
 
 
Caring in an Unjust World
Caring in an Unjust World (January 1996)
Negotiating Borders and Barriers in Schools
Deborah Eaker-Rich - Editor
Jane A. Van Galen - Editor

Looks at the ways in which social structures and relationships within schools define, enable, or constrain an ethic of caring, especially for historically marginalized groups of students.

The contributors to this book tap into an important, but largely unexamined perspective: examining how social structures and relationships within schools help to define, enable, or constrain an ethic of care.

Thi...(Read More)
 
 
Lives in the Balance
Lives in the Balance (October 1995)
Youth, Poverty, and Education in Watts
Ann Diver-Stamnes - Author

This compelling examination (by a former high school teacher in Watts, Los Angeles) shows how poverty affects the lives of young people.

"Lives in the Balance literally explodes with images of youth culture within inner-city settings. Through observation and interview techniques, the author's close-up look at the effects of poverty on children's lives is staggering. Just the opportunity to hear 'insider' perspectives provides ...(Read More)
 
 
Teacher Evaluation Policy
Teacher Evaluation Policy (October 1995)
From Accountability to Professional Development
Daniel L. Duke - Editor

Since the beginning of the school reform movement in the early 1980's, various efforts have been made to improve teacher evaluation. Most of the initial efforts were designed to promote greater accountability. They were characterized by research-based performance standards, sophisticated classroom observation procedures, and extensive training. More recently, the focus of teacher evaluation has been expanded to include provisions for profession...(Read More)
 
 
Practicing What We Teach
Practicing What We Teach (September 1995)
Confronting Diversity in Teacher Education
Renee J. Martin - Editor

This book provides new teachers with concepts and pedagogical strategies designed to enhance the unique and individual characteristics of an increasingly diverse student population.
Focusing on the efforts of teacher educators struggling to meaningfully address issues of race, class, and gender in their classrooms, Practicing What We Teach goes beyond the realm of the theoretical to link multicultural theory to actual classroom pr...(Read More)
 
 
Developing Multicultural Teacher Education Curricula
Developing Multicultural Teacher Education Curricula (August 1995)
Christine E. Sleeter - Editor
Joseph M. Larkin - Editor

This book explores how to make teacher preparation more multicultural.

Very little attention has been given to the preparation of teachers to work in multicultural education. This book meets an important need, focusing on the teacher education curriculum, discussing how to make that curriculum multicultural.

The book begins by discussing issues involved in preparing a predominantly Whi...(Read More)
 
 
Professionalization, Partnership, and Power
Professionalization, Partnership, and Power (August 1995)
Building Professional Development Schools
Hugh G. Petrie - Editor

Provides insights into and results of a wide variety of experiments with professional development schools in the field of education.

"This book considers the possibilities of collaborative relationships between colleges and universities and public schools, particularly urban schools, through professional development schools. Starting with the impetus of the Holmes group, the book places the onus for reform of teacher ed...(Read More)
 
 
The Educational Conversation
The Educational Conversation (July 1995)
Closing the Gap
Jim Garrison - Editor
Anthony G. Rud Jr. - Editor

This book discusses topics normally excluded from the current educational conversation such as soul, authority, irony, memory, style, luck, privacy, power, and hospitality.
"This is a timely and well-written contribution to a growing body of literature in education that emphasizes the moral as distinct from the 'performance evaluation' and other 'standardized' procedures for testing teachers and 'measuring' their work. Certain chapters, ...(Read More)
 
 
Learning from Experience
Learning from Experience (February 1995)
Memory and the Teacher's Account of Teaching
Miriam Ben-Peretz - Author

This book is about the development of teachers'professional knowledge.
"I was intrigued by the author's bringing important research outside of education (memory research and script theory) to bear on the experience of teachers, which I think is important to the field of education." -- Mary E. Diez, Alverno College
This book explores several aspects of learning from experience as reported by retired teachers: the nature of teachers'...(Read More)
 
 
Teachers' Everyday Use of Imagination and Intuition
Teachers' Everyday Use of Imagination and Intuition (September 1994)
In Pursuit of the Elusive Image
Virginia M. Jagla - Author

This book offers a provocative look at the significant roles that imagination and intuition play in the daily operation of teachers' classrooms. The author explores the idea of creativity in education as it relates to being spontaneous, open, confident, experienced, and familiar. Readers are invited to envision how the classroom comes alive by pondering the themes of "Interaction," "Connections and Context," "Storytelling" and "Emotion--Excitement, ...(Read More)
 
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