ISBN-10:
0807744026
ISBN-13:
9780807744024
Pub. Date:
12/07/2003
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Regarding Children's Words: Teacher Research on Language and Literacy

Regarding Children's Words: Teacher Research on Language and Literacy

by Cynthia Ballenger

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ISBN-13: 9780807744024
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 12/07/2003
Series: Practitioner Inquiry Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introduction--Developing a Community of Inquiry: The Values and Practices of the Brookline Teacher Researcher Seminar1
1.Turns in a Conversation: An Exemplar of a Project in the BTRS12
2.I Need People: Storytelling in a Second-Grade Classroom22
3.Reading Storybooks with Young Children: The Case of The Three Robbers31
4.Students Talking and Writing Their Way into "Functional" Worlds43
5.In Search of an Honest Response71
6.What's Real About Imagination?85
7.Mainstreaming: Entering Another Classroom's Culture106
8."Look, Karen, I'm Running Like Jello": Imagination as a Question, a Topic, a Tool for Literacy Research and Learning119
Afterword--Imagining the Classroom149
References159
About the Contributors165
Index167

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