At the Heart of Teaching: A Guide to Reflective Practice / Edition 1

At the Heart of Teaching: A Guide to Reflective Practice / Edition 1

by Grace Hall McEntee
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807743488

ISBN-13: 9780807743485

Pub. Date: 03/18/2003

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Featuring engaging narratives, this "how-to" book delves into reflection as a concept and provides specific, replicable tools for professional practice. Each chapter draws on a particular school situation demonstrating the value of teacher reflection and describing the nuts and bolts of the process, including protocols for handling many different circumstances.

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Featuring engaging narratives, this "how-to" book delves into reflection as a concept and provides specific, replicable tools for professional practice. Each chapter draws on a particular school situation demonstrating the value of teacher reflection and describing the nuts and bolts of the process, including protocols for handling many different circumstances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807743485
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
03/18/2003
Series:
Series on School Reform
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxii
Introductionxiii
1.Changing the Blame Game1
2.The Presentation: Examining Students At Work10
3.When Students Reflect Together: Socratic Discussions23
4.Student-Centered Meetings: A Protocol for Working with Families34
5.Storytelling and the Art of Reflective Conversation41
6.Reflection Is at the Heart of Practice50
7.Linking Student Learning to Teacher Practice through Critical Friends Groups61
8.All Together Now: Reflection as a Community Activity67
9.New Territories78
10.More than One Kind of Sandwich: A District Begins a Conversation about Reflective Practice93
11.Growing Reflective Practitioners102
Index121
About the Authors125

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