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Understanding Curriculum as Racial Text
Understanding Curriculum as Racial Text (September 1993)
Representations of Identity and Difference in Education
Louis A. Castenell Jr. - Editor
William F. Pinar - Editor

This book examines issues of identity and difference, both theoretically and as represented in curriculum materials. Here debates over the cultural character of the curriculum are characterized as debates over the American national identity. The editors argue that historically, cultural conservatives have failed to appreciate that the United States is, in a fundamental and central way, an African and African-American place. European Americans are...(Read More)
 
 
Changing Patterns of Power
Changing Patterns of Power (July 1993)
Social Regulation and Teacher Education Reform
Thomas S. Popkewitz - Editor

"I believe that the topic is ripe for such a sophisticated social and political analysis. There are other volumes about teacher education internationally, but few come close to providing the insights that can be gleaned from this book."-- Mark Ginsburg, Institute for International Studies in Education, University of Pittsburgh

"Educational reformers exhibit a degree of provincialism in outlook that is astounding. A book that deals with refo...(Read More)
 
 
Promising Practices in Teaching Social Responsibility
Promising Practices in Teaching Social Responsibility (July 1993)
Sheldon Berman - Editor
Phyllis LaFarge - Editor

This book is by, for, and about teachers. It is a showcase for the innovative practices that teachers have found most effective in teaching social responsibility. The authors offer a rare discussion of actual classroom practices and the insights teachers have had in experimenting with new ways to help students develop conflict resolution skills and social responsibility.

"There is a strong message here for virtually any educator or person c...(Read More)
 
 
Principal Succession
Principal Succession (January 1993)
Establishing Leadership in Schools
Ann Weaver Hart - Author

"This book has the potential of being one of the year's most significant works in educational administration.

"Hart has made a significant contribution to the knowledge base of educational administration. She has developed a coherent description of a complex and dynamic phenomenon that provides substantive insights for the researcher-analyst. Additionally she has built a convincing case for new research directions and methodologies that wil...(Read More)
 
 
Redesigning Teaching
Redesigning Teaching (October 1992)
Professionalism or Bureaucracy?
William A. Firestone - Author
Beth D. Bader - Author

"The topic is absolutely central to the current debate of teacher professionalism and reform. The authors dig beneath the surface and provide insights and clarity about current reform attempts." -- Michael Fullan, University of Toronto

Redesigning Teaching provides concrete case studies of school districts implementing teacher reforms. The cases describe the changes, give the history and dynamics of each project, examine how teachers...(Read More)
 
 
What Schools Can Do
What Schools Can Do (October 1992)
Critical Pedagogy and Practice
Kathleen Weiler - Editor
Candace Mitchell - Editor

This book is organized around three themes: mechanisms of domination and control; pedagogies of possibility; and theory as critique. It links education with an analysis of politics and economics, and takes as central the possibilities of schools as places where social critique and the empowerment of students can take place. The authors have considered the possibilities of student resistance and curriculum transformation, and have deepened their c...(Read More)
 
 
Reflective Teacher Education
Reflective Teacher Education (September 1992)
Cases and Critiques
Linda Valli - Editor

An increasing number of educators are arguing for conceptually sound reflective or inquiry-oriented teacher education programs. The argument is based on the fact that reflective teaching is possible and the belief that teachers should develop habits of consciously informed action. Those who promote reflective teaching argue for teacher empowerment within a self-renewing profession.

Reflective Teacher Education offers case studies fro...(Read More)
 
 
Teacher Personal Theorizing
Teacher Personal Theorizing (September 1992)
Connecting Curriculum Practice, Theory, and Research
E. Wayne Ross - Editor
Jeffrey Cornett - Editor
Gail McCutcheon - Editor

"It is our opinion that this book represents an important contribution that is well worth reading. We urge the readers of Teaching and Teacher Education to take the time to find this text and read through the chapters themselves. We expect that you will find them to be interesting, provocative, and well worth the effort it takes to search for the book."-- Teaching and Teacher Education

This book examines the relationship b...(Read More)
 
 
Teacher Education Policy
Teacher Education Policy (August 1992)
Narratives, Stories, and Cases
Hendrik D. Gideonse - Editor

This collection of narratives, stories, and case studies brings to life examples of policy processes that affect teacher educators' work, goals, and accomplishments, including certification, testing, allocation of policy responsibilities, standards, and resources.

Gideonse, a veteran participant in teacher education policy struggles in many different arenas, has provided an invaluable service by pulling together representative contributions t...(Read More)
 
 
Elementary Schooling for Critical Democracy
Elementary Schooling for Critical Democracy (February 1992)
Jesse Goodman - Author
Jeff Kuzmic - With
Xioyang Wu - With

This book examines the way in which elementary schooling can be used as a means to encourage critical democracy in the United States. It focuses primarily on the dialectical tensions and issues that emerge from the conflicting values of individuality and community through a portrayal of an independent elementary school committed to democratic education.

"We believe that educators should be on the front lines of a reform movement to make crit...(Read More)
 
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