ISBN-10:
043507234X
ISBN-13:
9780435072346
Pub. Date:
04/07/1997
Publisher:
Heinemann
Living with Uncertainty: The Messy Reality of Classroom Practice / Edition 1

Living with Uncertainty: The Messy Reality of Classroom Practice / Edition 1

by Curt Dudley-Marling

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435072346
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 04/07/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 199
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 5 - 10 Years

About the Author

Curt Dudley-Marling is a professor in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, where he teaches courses in literacy and language arts. His research interests focus on struggling readers and writers, the social construction of learning identities, and the potential of high-expectation curricula with low-achieving students. He is the author or coauthor of a number of books with Heinemann, including A Family Affair (2000); Readers and Writers with a Difference, Second Edition (1996); Who Owns Learning? (1994); When Students Have Time to Talk (1991); and the James N. Britton Award-winning Living with Uncertainty (1997). Most recently, Curt has coauthored with Patricia Paugh A Classroom Teacher's Guide to Struggling Readers (2004) and A Classroom Teacher's Guide to Struggling Writers (2009).

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Quest for Certainty

Reading, Writing, and Friends: Challenging My Sense of Community

The Teachers Work for the Kids

Whole Language Teachers Don't Have Discipline Problems, Do They?

Students for Whom School Is a Struggle

"We Only Learned What the Boys Did": Doing (and Undoing) Gender in a Third-Grade Classroom

Certain Knowledge in an Uncertain World: Creating a Rich Language-Learning Environment in a Third-Grade Classroom

Multicultural Literature: Who Gets to Represent Whom, How, and Why

Spelling Is . . . a Worry for Me

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