Rethinking Schools, Ltd

Rethinking Our Classrooms Vol 1 - Revised Edition

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ISBN: 9780942961355
Publisher: Rethinking Schools, Ltd
Publication Date: 2007-02-01
Number of pages: 240
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Since the first edition was published in 1994, Rethinking Our Classrooms has sold over 160,000 copies. This revised and expanded edition includes new essays on science and environmental education, immigration and language, military recruitment, teaching about the world through mathematics, and gay and lesbian issues. Creative teaching ideas, compelling classroom narratives, and hands-on examples show how teachers can promote the values of community, justice, and equality while building academic skills. Nowhere is the connection between critical teaching and effective classroom practice clearer or more accessible. A great resource for new and veteran K-12 teachers, as well as teacher education and staff development programs. Includes: Building Community From Chaos Race and Respect Among Young Children Why Students Should Study History: An Interview with Howard Zinn Taking Multicultural, Anti-Racist Education Seriously Unlearning the Myths that Bind Us: Critiquing Cartoons and Society Teaching Standard English: Whose Standard? Teaching About Global Warming in Truck Country Math, SATs, and Racial Profiling Students Mobilize for Immigrant Rights Equity Claims for NCLB Don t Pass the Test Why We Need to Go Beyond the Classroom A totally revised and updated Resources chapter. Plus many more essays, poems, and student handouts

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