Listening to Urban Kids: School Reform and the Teachers They Want

Listening to Urban Kids: School Reform and the Teachers They Want

by Bruce L. Wilson, Dick Corbett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791448401

ISBN-13: 9780791448403

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: State University of New York Press

According to the many student voices in this book, urban middle school students want teachers who “stay on them” to complete their work, maintain orderly classrooms, give them the extra help they need to succeed, explain their work clearly, draw on a variety of teaching strategies, and make their work relevant and meaningful. This book, rich in detail,…  See more details below

Overview

According to the many student voices in this book, urban middle school students want teachers who “stay on them” to complete their work, maintain orderly classrooms, give them the extra help they need to succeed, explain their work clearly, draw on a variety of teaching strategies, and make their work relevant and meaningful. This book, rich in detail, brings these inner-city students’ perspectives to life and issues a compelling call for urban school reform that actually touches students’ daily lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791448403
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
SUNY series, Restructuring and School Change Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction
2Changes in Students' School Lives Over Three Years
3Pedagogical, Content, and Classroom Environmental Differences within and Across Five Schools
4The Teachers Students Wanted
5Spreading the Pockets of Success
6Students and Reform
References
App.: Student Interview Protocols
Author Index
Subject Index

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