Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings / Edition 3 available in Paperback
FULL DESCRIPTIONWhy Teach?Who Are Today's Students?What Makes a Good Teacher?Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings answers these questions and more, providing an exciting alternative to other foundations textbooks. This anthology is aimed at students about to enter the teaching profession, those new to the profession, and anyone interested in carefully examiningand improvingschools and schooling. In this Third Edition, editors Alan S. Canestrari and Bruce A. Marlowe add new essays by classic and contemporary policy shapers and teachers. The readings are bold and refreshing, and their authors eschew unquestioning compliance. By taking a hard look at traditional educational practice, the contributors to this anthology serve as models for the kind of reflective practitioners that its editors hope that students will become while in the field.
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About the Author
Alan CanestrariAlan S. Canestrari, Ed.D, Boston University, a veteran social studies practitioner and Professor of Education at Roger Williams University, is co-editor (with Bruce Marlowe) of Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings (Sage) and Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers (Sage). Educational Foundations was awarded the 2005 American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award. Canestrari had a long career in public schools and universities as a history teacher, department chair, adjunct professor at Rhode Island College, and mentor in the Brown University Masters of Teaching Program. He was the RI Social Studies Teacher of the Year in 1992.
Bruce A. MarloweBruce A. Marlowe earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where he also completed two years of postdoctoral training in neuropsychological assessment. He is the co-author (with Marilyn Page) of Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom (Corwin Press) and of a 6- part video series entitled, Creating the Constructivist Classroom (The Video of Journal Education). He is also the co-editor (with Alan Canestrari) of Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers. He has taught at the elementary, secondary and University levels and is currently Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Roger Williams University.
Table of Contents
PrefaceAcknowledgementsAbout the EditorsAbout the ContributorsPart I. Why Teach?Vignette1. Letters to a Young Teacher - Jonathan Kozol 2. The Green Monongahela - John Taylor Gatto3. Why Teach? - Herbert KohlPart II. Who Are Today's Students?Vignette4. What Should Teachers Do? Ebonics and Culturally Responsive Instruction - Lisa Delpit5. Racism, Discrimination, and Expectations of Students' Achievement - Sonia Nieto6. Inclusion: Rejecting Instruction That Disables - Bruce A. Marlowe and Marilyn Page7. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students: Percieved Social Support in the High School Environment - Corrine Plaza Munoz, Sandra C. Quinn, and Kathleen A. RoundsPart III. What Makes a Good Teacher?Vignette8. The Banking Concept of Education - Paulo Freire9. On Stir-and-Serve Recipes for Teaching - Susan Ohanian10. Psst... It Ain't About the Tests: It's Still About Great Teaching - Robert Di GiulioPart IV. What Do Good Schools Look Like?Vignette11. The Idea of Summerhill - A.S. Neill12. Success in East Harlem: How One Group of Teachers Built a School That Works - Deborah Meier13. Beyond the Deficit Paradigm: An Ecological Orientation to Thriving Urban Schools - Kelly DonnellPart V. How Should We Assess Teaching and Learning?Vignette14. A Mania For Rubrics - Thomas Newkirk15. Grading: The Issue is Not How But Why? - Alfie Kohn16. Confessions of a 'Bad' Teacher - William Johnson17. How, and How Not, to Improve the Schools - Diane RavitchPart VI. How Does One Develop a Critical Voice?Vignette18. Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals - Henry Giroux19. Resistance and Courage: A Conversation With Deborah Meier - Alan S. Canestrari and Bruce A. Marlowe20. From Silence to Dissent: Fostering Critical Voice in Teachers - Alan S. Canestrari and Bruce A. MarlowePart VII. How Do We Move Foward?21. Poor Teaching for Poor Children... In the Name of Reform - Alfie Kohn22. Necessary Muddles - Darlene Witte-Townsend23. Teacher Unionism Reborn - Louis WeinerEpilogue. The Quest: Achieving Ideological Escape Velocity - Becoming an Activist Teacher - Ann Gibson Winfield