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Because We Can Change the World: A Practical Guide to Building Cooperative, Inclusive Classroom Communities / Edition 2
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Because We Can Change the World: A Practical Guide to Building Cooperative, Inclusive Classroom Communities / Edition 2

by Mara E. Sapon-Shevin
 

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ISBN-10: 1412978386

ISBN-13: 9781412978385

Pub. Date: 06/29/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Change the world, one classroom at a time!

Mara Sapon-Shevin skillfully blends vision statements, stories, and strategies to guide teachers in promoting social justice and creating classrooms that allow all children to experience academic success. This new edition of a highly acclaimed book:

  • Provides a powerful vision of diverse, inclusive

Overview

Change the world, one classroom at a time!

Mara Sapon-Shevin skillfully blends vision statements, stories, and strategies to guide teachers in promoting social justice and creating classrooms that allow all children to experience academic success. This new edition of a highly acclaimed book:

  • Provides a powerful vision of diverse, inclusive elementary classrooms
  • Discusses the barriers to creating cooperative classrooms and how they can be overcome
  • Offers activities, songs, and children’s literature that promote acceptance and understanding
  • Includes new “Reframing Our Work” sections with reflective questions that help readers examine their own beliefs and teaching practices

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412978385
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/29/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
267
Sales rank:
577,839
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. CIVICS: An Agenda for Our Schools
Courage
Inclusion
Value
Integrity
Cooperation
Safety
2. Schools as Communities
The Vision
Challenges to the Vision
Reframing Our Work
How to Begin
Links to the Curriculum
3. Sharing Ourselves With Others
The Vision
Challenges to the Vision
Reframing Our Work
How to Begin
Links to the Curriculum
4. Knowing Others Well
The Vision
Challenges to the Vision
Reframing Our Work
How to Begin
Links to the Curriculum
5. Places Where We All Belong
The Vision
Challenges to the Vision
Reframing Our Work
How to Begin
Links to the Curriculum
6. Setting Goals and Giving and Getting Support
The Vision
Challenges to the Vision
Reframing Our Work
How to Begin
Links to the Curriculum
7. Working Together to Learn
The Vision
Challenges to the Vision
Reframing Our Work
How to Begin
Implementing Inclusive Cooperative Learning
Links to the Curriculum
8. Speaking Truth and Acting Powerfully
The Vision
Challenges to the Vision
Reframing Our Work
How to Begin
Links to the Curriculum
Final Thoughts: First Steps for New Beginnings
References
Index

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