Going Against the Grain: Supporting the Student-Centered Teacher

Going Against the Grain: Supporting the Student-Centered Teacher

by Elizabeth Aaronsohn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803962983

ISBN-13: 9780803962989

Pub. Date: 01/23/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Teachers who want to develop a meaningful curriculum, requiring students to develop problem-solving skills and pursue their individual interests, often face criticism from colleagues with traditional teaching styles. Through a rich case study, Elizabeth Aaronsohn illustrates the difficulties of becoming a student-centred teacher within a traditional school which

Overview

Teachers who want to develop a meaningful curriculum, requiring students to develop problem-solving skills and pursue their individual interests, often face criticism from colleagues with traditional teaching styles. Through a rich case study, Elizabeth Aaronsohn illustrates the difficulties of becoming a student-centred teacher within a traditional school which conforms to teacher- or content-centred education. She argues that student-centred teaching ought to become the norm in schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803962989
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/23/1996
Series:
Teacher Support and Retention Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Supporting Student-Centered Teaching
Sheila's Vision
The Process Is the Content
Reconceptualizing the Roles
Colliding with 'Institutional Realities'
Developing the Mentoring Relationship
Teaching in a Student-Centered Classroom

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