Learning, Teaching, and Community: Contributions of Situated and Participatory Approaches to Educational Innovation [NOOK Book]

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This book shows how participatory and situated approaches to learning contribute to the education of linguistic and ethnic minority populations. It addresses different facets of the topic through critical examinations of classroom and school-based practi
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Learning, Teaching, and Community: Contributions of Situated and Participatory Approaches to Educational Innovation

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Overview

This book shows how participatory and situated approaches to learning contribute to the education of linguistic and ethnic minority populations. It addresses different facets of the topic through critical examinations of classroom and school-based practi
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135615314
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/20/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 552 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword
1 "It's our Kuleana" : a critical participatory approach to language-minority education 3
2 "I would sing every day" : skepticism and the imagination 27
3 It's all about relationships : growing a community of college-oriented migrant youth 47
4 Writing in the margins of classroom life : a teacher/researcher partnership using dialogue journals 69
5 Toward a pedagogy of the land : the indigenous knowledge instructors' program 89
6 Teacher research, professional growth, and school reform 111
7 Working through dilemmas about homework in an after-school program : integrating theory, research, and practice 131
8 Teachers, mentors, friends? : undergraduates' engagements with Latino children in an after-school program 151
9 From an ethic of altruism to possibilities of transformation in teacher candidates' community involvement 171
10 Critical dialogue : transforming the discourses of educational reform 191
11 Constructing aspirations : the significance of community in the schooling lives of children of immigrants 217
12 Lengua Latina : Latina Canadians (re)constructing identity through a community of practice 235
13 Veronica's story : reflections on the limitations of "support systems" 257
14 Who's got the norm? : community and the new work order 277
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