Classroom Conversations

Classroom Conversations

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In Classroom Conversations, two generations of educatorsa€”a mother and daughtera€”point us to the great thinkers who have shaped their beliefs and practices in education, and who continue to influence teachers today. Nineteen essays by educators from Dewey to Delpit offer parents and new educators an education degree in a nutshell. The Milettas frame these touchstone texts with commentary explaining why these writers resonate for them, sharing not only the personal meanings they have derived from the selections but why these writings have endured in the field over time. Brief biographies set each author in context for the lay reader. As educational fads and jargon come and go, parents and teachers alike will appreciate and find value in the wisdom distilled here. Classroom Conversations will help experienced teachers find renewed meaning in these seminal essays and will help younger teachers discover just how important the work they do can be. For parents, the book will inform and enrich their understanding of their childrena€™s educational experience.Roger B. Beck, Linda Black, Larry S. Krieger, Phillip C. Naylor, and Dahia Ibo Shabaka, Modern World History: Patterns of ... Jackson S. Spielvogel, World History: The Human Odyssey (National Textbook Company, 1999; Glencoe, 2003 ).

Title:Classroom Conversations
Author:Alexandra Miletta
Publisher:The New Press - 2013-12-13


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