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Teaching Toward Democracy: Educators as Agents of Change
     

Teaching Toward Democracy: Educators as Agents of Change

by William Ayers, Kevin Kumashiro, Erica Meiners, Therese Quinn, David Stovall
 

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ISBN-10: 1594518432

ISBN-13: 9781594518430

Pub. Date: 08/28/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book examines the contested space of schooling and school reform with a focus on the unique challenges and opportunities that teaching in a democratic society provides. Teaching within and for democracy involves developing particular qualities of mind that teachers explore and work to develop as they become more effective educators. The authors offer specific

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This book examines the contested space of schooling and school reform with a focus on the unique challenges and opportunities that teaching in a democratic society provides. Teaching within and for democracy involves developing particular qualities of mind that teachers explore and work to develop as they become more effective educators. The authors offer specific ideas and interventions that can be implemented inside the classroom as well as with parents and the larger community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594518430
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Teacher's Toolkit
Pages:
154
Sales rank:
793,025
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword vii

Introduction 1

1 Opening the Classroom Door 17

2 Slow, Active, and Surprising: Remaking Teaching Through the Arts 39

3 Our Communities Deserve Justice! Social Justice Teaching and Community Building 59

4 Resisting the Pedagogy of Punishment 85

5 Improving Educational Policy: Reframing the Debate, Reclaiming Public Voice 111

Afterword 135

Index 143

About the Authors 153

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