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The Jossey-Bass Reader on Teaching

The Jossey-Bass Reader on Teaching

Jossey-Bass Publishers

ISBN: 978-0-787-96240-1

Jan 2003, Jossey-Bass

288 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$43.00

Description

Written by some of the most highly acclaimed teacher-writers, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Teaching includes excerpts from books, essays, and articles that explore the very heart of the teaching experience. This comprehensive resource offers a wide variety of perspectives and insights into the realities of classroom teaching. The volume's contributors are some of the best known teachers and education experts: Parker Palmer, Sylvia Ashton-Warner, William Ayers, Lisa Delpit, Robert L. Fried, Paulo Freire, Maxine Greene, Martin Haverman, Herbert Kohl, Andrew Dean Mullen, James Nehring, Vivian Gussin Paley, Vito Perrone, Mike Rose, Seymour Sarason, and Frank Smith.
Foreword by Ann Lieberman.

PART ONE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO TEACH?

1. The Heart of a Teacher: Identity and Integrity in Teaching (Parker J. Palmer).

2. The Mystery of Teaching (William Ayers).

3. Passionate Teaching (Robert L. Fried).

4. Reading the World/Reading the Word (Paulo Freire).

5. Teaching as Possibility: A Light in Dark Times (Maxine Greene).

PART TWO: BECOMING A TEACHER.

6. Learning to Read (Patrick McWilliams).

7. Order in the Classroom (Andrew Dean Mullen).

8. "Welcome to the Sixth Grade" (Brad Wilcox).

9. Excerpt from White Teacher (Vivian Gussin Paley).

10. Teachers College and Student Teaching (Herbert Kohl).

11. Change, Resistance, and Reflection (Seymour B. Sarason).

12. Is Passionate Teaching for New Teachers, Too? (Robert L. Fried).

PART THREE: DEVELOPING YOUR SKILLS.

13. Groups (James Nehring).

14. Creative Teaching (Sylvia Ashton-Warner).

15. The Silenced Dialogue: Power and Pedagogy in Educating Other People's Children (Lisa Delpit).

16. Refining the Craft of Teaching (Vito Perrone).

17. Calexico, California (Mike Rose).

18. The Pedagogy of Poverty Versus Good Teaching (Martin Haberman).

19. The Immensity of Children's Learning (Frank Smith).
"...in each essay lies a gem or two that should certainly help us all..." (Community College Week, August 18, 2003)