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Crossing Over to Canaan

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Informationen zum Autor GLORIA LADSON-BILLINGS is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor GLORIA LADSON-BILLINGS is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She worked for a decade as a teacher and administrator in the Philadelphia Public Schools. She is the author of The Dreamkeepers (Jossey-Bass! 1997). Klappentext The author of the best-selling book The Dreamkeepers shows how teachers can succeed in diverse classrooms Educating teachers to work well in multicultural classrooms has become an all-important educational priority in today's schools. In Crossing Over to Canaan! Gloria Ladson-Billings details the real-life stories of eight novice teachers participating in an innovative teacher education program called Teach for Diversity. Through their experiences! she illustrates how good teachers can meet the challenges of teaching students from highly diverse backgrounds-and find a way to "cross over to Canaan." "Gloria Ladson-Billings provides a perceptive and interesting account of what is needed to prepare novice teachers to be successful with all students in our multicultural society. This book is must reading for all those entering the profession of teaching today and for those who prepare them for this important work." Ken Zeichner! associate dean and professor of curriculum and instruction! School of Education! University of Wisconsin-Madison "The multiple voices in Gloria Ladson-Billings's book are compelling! provocative! and insightful-they provide a powerful 'insider' perspective on what it really means to learn to teach all children well." Marilyn Cochran-Smith! professor of education and editor! Journal of Teacher Education! Boston College! School of Education "Ladson-Billings! one of the stellar researchers and most passionate advocates for social justice! has written yet another masterpiece. By weaving the novice teachers' voices! her personal teaching journey! and language rich in compelling research and inspiring metaphors! Ladson-Billings has documented how newteachers transform schools and teach poor children of color." Jacquline Jordan Irvine! Candler Professor of Urban Education! Emory University! Division of Educational Studies "Masterful teacher and teacher-educator Gloria Ladson-Billings has given us in highly rea Zusammenfassung This book details the struggles and triumphs of eight novice teachers in diverse classrooms! showing how good teachers can use innovation and "teachable moments" to turn cultural strengths into academic assets. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface. Acknowledgments. The Author. Introduction. Can Anybody Teach These Children? Sojourners. They're Supposed to Learn Something. Nobody Wants to Be Urkel. Apathy Is Not an Option. A Vision of the Promised Land. Appendix A: Methodology. Appendix B: The Teach for Diversity Program. Notes. Index. ...

Klappentext

The author of the best-selling book The Dreamkeepers shows how teachers can succeed in diverse classrooms Educating teachers to work well in multicultural classrooms has become an all-important educational priority in today's schools. In Crossing Over to Canaan, Gloria Ladson-Billings details the real-life stories of eight novice teachers participating in an innovative teacher education program called Teach for Diversity. Through their experiences, she illustrates how good teachers can meet the challenges of teaching students from highly diverse backgrounds-and find a way to "cross over to Canaan." "Gloria Ladson-Billings provides a perceptive and interesting account of what is needed to prepare novice teachers to be successful with all students in our multicultural society. This book is must reading for all those entering the profession of teaching today and for those who prepare them for this important work." — Ken Zeichner, associate dean and professor of curriculum and instruction, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison "The multiple voices in Gloria Ladson-Billings's book are compelling, provocative, and insightful-they provide a powerful 'insider' perspective on what it really means to learn to teach all children well." — Marilyn Cochran-Smith, professor of education and editor, Journal of Teacher Education, Boston College, School of Education "Ladson-Billings, one of the stellar researchers and most passionate advocates for social justice, has written yet another masterpiece. By weaving the novice teachers' voices, her personal teaching journey, and language rich in compelling research and inspiring metaphors, Ladson-Billings has documented how newteachers transform schools and teach poor children of color." — Jacquline Jordan Irvine, Candler Professor of Urban Education, Emory University, Division of Educational Studies "Masterful teacher and teacher-educator Gloria Ladson-Billings has given us— in highly rea



Zusammenfassung
This book details the struggles and triumphs of eight novice teachers in diverse classrooms, showing how good teachers can use innovation and "teachable moments" to turn cultural strengths into academic assets.

Inhalt

Preface. Acknowledgments. The Author. Introduction. Can Anybody Teach These Children? Sojourners. They're Supposed to Learn Something. Nobody Wants to Be Urkel. Apathy Is Not an Option. A Vision of the Promised Land. Appendix A: Methodology. Appendix B: The Teach for Diversity Program. Notes. Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Crossing Over to Canaan
Untertitel: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms
Autor:
EAN: 9780787950019
ISBN: 0787950017
Format: Fester Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 194
Gewicht: 442g
Größe: H235mm x B157mm x T15mm
Jahr: 2001