ERIC Number: ED479932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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Education Policy and Practice: Bridging the Divide. Harvard Educational Review Reprint Series.
Plaut, Susan, Ed.; Sharkey, Nancy S., Ed.
This collection of articles focuses on connections between education policy and teaching and learning practice. The articles place special emphasis on teaching in urban settings and on improving teacher-student interactions in the classroom. The articles--organized around three major themes: (1) race, culture, power, and language; (2) teacher expectations and school effectiveness; and (3) school accountability and teacher control--are as follows: "The Silenced Dialogue: Power and Pedagogy in Educating Other People's Children" (Lisa D. Delpit); "Because You Like Us: The Language of Control" (Cynthia Ballenger); "Apprenticing Adolescent Readers to Academic Literacy" (Cynthia L. Greenleaf, Ruth Schoenback, Christine Cziko, and Faye L Mueller); "Blind Vision: Unlearning Racism in Teacher Education" (Marilyn Cochran-Smith); "Student Social Class and Teacher Expectations: The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in Ghetto Education" (Ray C. Rist); "Lesson from Students on Creating a Chance to Dream" (Sonia Nieto); "Promoting the Success of Latino Language-Minority Students: An Exploratory Study of Six High Schools" (Tamara Lucas, Rosemary C. Henze, and Ruben Donato); "A Charter to Educate or a Mandate to Train: Conflicts between Theory and Practice" (Johanna Elena Hadden); "Organizational Control in Secondary Schools" (Richard M. Ingersoll); and "Getting to Scale with Good Educational Practice" (Richard F. Elmore). (WFA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education, School Effectiveness, School Organization, Teacher Education, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching (Occupation), Theory Practice Relationship, Urban Education
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