Grow Your Own Teachers: Grassroots Change for Teacher Education / Edition 2

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This book describes the evolution of a local school reform movement in Chicago that now serves as a model for change in schools and teacher preparation programs across the country.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807751930
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 3/18/2011
  • Series: Teaching for Social Justice, #24
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,394,071
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword William C. Ayers Therese Quinn vii

Foreword Charles Payne xi

Acknowledgments xiii

1 Rethinking Teacher Preparation Elizabeth A. Skinner Brian D. Schultz 1

2 Teaching as Political: Theoretical Perspectives for Understanding the Grow Your Own Movement Brian D. Schultz Maureen D. Gillette Djanna A. Hill 5

3 Amalia's Quest: From Parent Mentor to Teacher Elizabeth A. Skinner 22

4 The School-Community Organizing Model and the Origins of Grow Your Own Teachers Mark R. Warren 34

5 Parents Building Communities in Schools Joanna Brown 49

6 Grow Your Own Teachers as Bridge-Builders: Closing the Between Schools and Communities Soo Hong 61

7 Overcoming Institutional Barriers to Develop a Successful Community-Based Teacher Preparation Program Maria Teresa Garretón 77

8 Community Organizing and the Evolution of Grow Your Own Illinois Anne Hallett 91

9 "I Went to This School … I Sat in Your Seatx#x201D;: Teachers of Color as Change Agents in City Schools Gregory Michie 104

10 Teaching and Learning in a Beloved Community Kathleen McInerney 119

11 On a Grow Your Own Journey: The Teacher Candidate Experience Christina L. Madda Morgan Halstead 131

12 Doing It Better Together: The Challenges and the Promise of Community-Based Teacher Education Maureen D. Gillette 146

13 Developing Powerful Teaching and Learning: Grow Your Own Teachers Within the National Educational Reform Context Linda Darling-Hammond 163

About the Contributors 179

Index 181

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