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ERIC Number: ED459283
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
Pages: 197
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8077-4138-8
The Community Teacher: A New Framework for Effective Urban Teaching.
Murrell, Peter C., Jr.
This book provides a blueprint for the professional development of urban teachers that fosters new communities of learning, embraces diversity, and prepares teachers through community and collaborative partnerships. It presents a model of a community teacher that embraces the communities where urban youth live. Case studies illustrate the framework in action. The 10 chapters are: (1) "A Crisis of Knowledge-in-Practice in the Age of Teacher Education Reform"; (2) "The Contexts for Improving the Quality of Urban Teaching in Partnership"; (3) "Community Teachers: The New Model of Urban Teacher Preparation"; (4) "The Development of Practice in Community Partnership"; (5) "The Developmental Tasks of Teachers: Developing Accomplished Practice"; (6) "Circles of Practice: The Cultural Context for Improving Teaching"; (7) "Assisting the Performance of Teachers: From Competent Practice to Accomplished Practice"; (8) "Research in Practice: Creating Communities of Inquiry in Diverse Urban Communities"; (9) "Assessing Teacher Performance: Performance-Based Teacher Assessment"; and (10) "Building Institutional Coalitions for Renewal." (Contains 99 references.) (SM)
Teachers College Press, Columbia University, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 ($23.95). Tel: 212-678-3963.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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