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This bestselling guide to urban teaching has been updated and revised to reflect today’s challenges, including testing pressures, inclusive classrooms, and helping second language learners. Lois Weiner, a highly regarded teacher with years of experience supervising new teachers in urban and suburban schools, provides invaluable "insider" recommendations for thriving in culturally diverse classrooms and coping with school realities ranging from overcrowded classes and a lack of appropriate materials to frustrating...
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Overview

This bestselling guide to urban teaching has been updated and revised to reflect today’s challenges, including testing pressures, inclusive classrooms, and helping second language learners. Lois Weiner, a highly regarded teacher with years of experience supervising new teachers in urban and suburban schools, provides invaluable "insider" recommendations for thriving in culturally diverse classrooms and coping with school realities ranging from overcrowded classes and a lack of appropriate materials to frustrating bureaucracy and school violence. This guide is an invaluable resource for teacher educators and essential reading for teachers at all grade levels.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807746431
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 1/29/2006
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 453,863
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

1 A book of advice for prospective and new urban teachers 3
2 What's different about teaching in urban schools? 15
3 Dealing with the urban school system 23
4 The urban school setting 35
5 Your relations with teachers, the union, and administrators 49
6 Your students 60
7 Managing your classroom 79
8 Your moral and political obligations 95
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2012

    Recommend

    This book was a very easy read. I had a lot of light bulbs that went off when reading this book. There is some good information about how to tackle the Urban Schools. All in all, it would be a good book to read to give you a better insight to urban schools. Remember, this is just one author's opinion though. Take what you want from it. I didn't always agree with everything she had to say.

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