ERIC Number: EJ776565
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Reference Count: 8
Beyond Programs: Asserting Our Authority as Teachers
Wilhelm, Jeffrey D., Ed.
Voices from the Middle, v14 n3 p50-52 Mar 2007
Reflection and revision are the result of knowledge, experience, and the willingness to risk; they are essential, says Wilhelm, to "play[ing] out the big possibilities" in "something as complex and intensely human as teaching." Even as a contributor to the national standards project, various literature anthologies, and reading and composition programs, Wilhelm strongly believes that teachers are the only experts on their own students, and they must be able to and allowed to adapt programs based on their own knowledge and experience.
Descriptors: Anthologies, National Standards, Reader Text Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Responsibility, Teachers, Students
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