Learning to Teach in Urban Schools: The Transition from Preparation to Practice

Learning to Teach in Urban Schools: The Transition from Preparation to Practice

by Etta R. Hollins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415893860

ISBN-13: 9780415893862

Pub. Date: 10/24/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Learning to Teach in Urban Schools is about the transition from constructing knowledge for practice in a teacher preparation program to constructing knowledge in practice or contextualizing practice for urban underserved students in elementary and secondary classrooms. This book provides:
• A clear presentation of the challenges, resources, and

…  See more details below

Overview

Learning to Teach in Urban Schools is about the transition from constructing knowledge for practice in a teacher preparation program to constructing knowledge in practice or contextualizing practice for urban underserved students in elementary and secondary classrooms. This book provides:
• A clear presentation of the challenges, resources, and opportunities for learning to teach in urban schools
• Examples of the experiences, perceptions, and practices of effective teachers
• A detailed account of the journey of a team of teachers who transformed their practice to improve learning in a low performing urban school
• An approach novice teachers can use in joining a teacher community and making the transition from preparation to practice
• A perspective on leadership for creating a context for transforming teacher professional development. Offering insight into how academic performance is maintained and perpetuated in low performing urban schools, and the approaches necessary for learning how to improve students' learning, this book helps teachers learn to transform their own practice and in the process, transform the culture of a low performing urban school.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415893862
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/24/2011
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
1,395,675
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Related Subjects

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >