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Teaching to change the world

Author: Jeannie Oakes
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Paradigm Pubishers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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This is an up-to-the-moment, engaging, multicultural introduction to education and teaching and the challenges and opportunities they present. The four authors bring a rich blend of theory and practical application to this groundbreaking text. Jeannie Oakes is a leading education researcher and former director of the UCLA teacher education program.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannie Oakes
ISBN: 9781612052274 1612052274
OCLC Number: 759916644
Notes: Prev. ed cataloged under Oakes, Jeannie.
Description: xx, 452 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I: Democracy, diversity, and inequality. The U.S. schooling dilemma : diversity, inequality, and democratic values ; History and culture : how expanding expectations and powerful ideologies shape schooling in the United States ; Politics and philosophy : the struggle over the school curriculum ; Policy and law : rules that schools live by --
Part II: The practice of teaching to change the world. The subject matters : constructing knowledge across the content areas ; Instruction : teaching and learning across the content areas ; Assessment : measuring what matters ; Classrooms as communities : developing caring and democratic relationships --
Part III: The context of teaching to change the world. The school culture : where good teaching makes sense ; School structure : sorting students and opportunities to learn ; The community : engaging with families and neighborhoods ; Teaching to change the world : a profession and a hopeful struggle.
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"A vital textbook for a new generation of teachers who seek to become knowledgeable, purposeful, and powerful practitioners in an ever-changing educational landscape."-Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford Read more...

 
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