The Art of Learning to Teach: Creating Professional Narratives / Edition 2

The Art of Learning to Teach: Creating Professional Narratives / Edition 2

by Mary Beattie
     
 

For courses in Student Teaching and Field Experience .

The goal of this text is to help teachers to create and recreate their professional knowledge through reflection and inquiry. Readers are given the opportunity to examine and consider a variety of possible responses to teaching and learning situations, and to relate their thinking to their

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For courses in Student Teaching and Field Experience .

The goal of this text is to help teachers to create and recreate their professional knowledge through reflection and inquiry. Readers are given the opportunity to examine and consider a variety of possible responses to teaching and learning situations, and to relate their thinking to their own experience and developing professional knowledge. Readers are invited to reflect and respond individually and collaboratively to what they read, and to document their reflections, responses, and ongoing inquiry. In this way, teachers can use what they learn to build their own unique professional knowledge in teaching, and to plan their future actions and professional practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131747692
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/26/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 Beginning the Inquiry: Documenting the Journey of Professional Learning

SECTION I Creating a Professional Identity: Connecting the Personal and the Professional

Chapter 2 Making Room for the Aesthete: Accomodating the Self in Teaching

Chapter 3 Believing in the Self: Teaching and Individual Talent

Chapter 4 Synthesizing Hyacinths and Biscuits: Creating the Artist-Teacher

Chapter 5 Learning Self-Respect and Self-Worth: Professional Learning and Personal Past Experience

SECTION II Creating Relationships and Making New Relations: Learning from and with Others

Chapter 6 Some Experiences of a Lifelong Learner: Teachers I Have Known

Chapter 7 Making Connections: Creating New Relationships

Chapter 8 Creating Relationships: Learning from and with Students in the Classroom

Chapter 9 The Community in the Classroom

SECTION III Creating New Narratives: Connecting Self, School, and Society

Chapter 10 Teaching Transformations: Merging Self and Teacher

Chapter 11 Confronting Challenge with Creativity, Collegiality, and Compassion

Chapter 12 Creating Community: Seeking Common Ground

Chapter 13 Writing a Narrative

Chapter 14 Contributing to the Existing Literature

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