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Teaching Teachers: Building a Quality School of Urban Education / Edition 1

Teaching Teachers: Building a Quality School of Urban Education / Edition 1


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The editors and authors of Teaching Teachers: Building a Quality School of Urban Education present a description of and vision for the complicated and often misunderstood field of teacher education. This book describes a critical, complex school of education that promotes disciplined scholarship and diverse reforms of educational knowledge to students and to the educational community. This theme of a rigorous teacher education program is taken up throughout the volume as new understandings of professional education are promoted. This book would be beneficial to students, instructors, and administrators.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820449296
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 03/25/2004
Series: Higher Ed Series: Questions about the Purpose(s) of Colleges and Universities , #3
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 273
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

The Editors: Joe L. Kincheloe is Professor of Education at the CUNY Graduate Center in the Urban Education Ph.D. program. He was the Belle Zeller Chair for Public Policy and Administration at Brooklyn College, CUNY. Kincheloe is the author and editor of over thirty books and hundreds of articles. His areas of research involve urban education, research bricolage, critical pedagogy, cultural studies, school standards, and their relation to social justice. His recent books include 19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City (with Shirley R. Steinberg), Multiple Intelligences Reconsidered, and Rigour and Complexity in Educational Research: Conceptualizing the Bricolage.
Alberto Bursztyn is Associate Professor of School Psychology and Special Education at Brooklyn College, CUNY. Born and raised in Argentina, he is a graduate of Brooklyn College, New York University, and Columbia University. Before becoming an academic, he worked for a decade in the NYC public schools as a teacher, psychologist, and administrator. His current scholarship focuses on the school paths created for children identified as needing special services, psychological assessment of culturally diverse students, and urban school reform. Bursztyn is also a visual artist working in a variety of media.
Shirley R. Steinberg is Associate Professor of Education and the Program Chair of Graduate Literacy at Brooklyn College, CUNY. A native of Los Angeles, a student in Canada, and a resident of New Jersey and New York, she claims she can only live and work in urban chaos. Her areas of research include youth literature, popular culture, queer theory, improvisational social theatre, cultural studies, and critical pedagogy. She is the author and editor of many books and articles, including Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction of Childhood (with Joe L. Kincheloe) and Multi/Intercultural Conversations: A Reader. Dr. Steinberg is the founding and senior editor of Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education.

Table of Contents

Contents: Shirley R. Steinberg: Foreword – Nicholas M. Michelli: Preface – Joe L. Kincheloe: The Bizarre, Complex, and Misunderstood World of Teacher Education – Mordechai Gordon: Teachers as Philosophers: The Purpose of Foundation Courses in Education – Wayne A. Reed: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn: Schools of Education as Brokers of Social Capital in Low-Income Neighborhoods – Haroon Kharem: Race and Education in New York City: A Dilemma – Alma Rubal-Lopez: Who I Am Informs My Teaching – Nora E. Hyland/Shuaib Meacham: Community Knowledge-Centered Teacher Education: A Paradigm for Socially Just Educational Transformation – Alberto Bursztyn: Special Education, Urban Schools, and the Uncertain Path to Social Justice – Carol Korn-Bursztyn: Run Jane Run: Researching Early Childhood Teacher Practice Frame by Frame – Florence Rubinson: The Graduate Program in School Psychology: Imparting Responsive Practice – Carolina Mancuso: The Changing Faces of Literacy – Lee Elliott Fleischer: Toward a Counterhegemonic Multicultural Grammar – Koshi Dhingra: Students’ Perceptions of Schools of Education – Philip M. Anderson: The Experience of Experience: Haphazard Stories about Student Teaching – Alberto M. Bursztyn: Working on the Future: Concluding Thoughts.

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