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Classroom Interviews A World of Learning

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ISBN-10: 0325000476

ISBN-13: 9780325000473

Edition: 1998

Authors: Paula Rogovin

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What students can learn from the interview is far beyond the reach of any textbook. Students who might previously have seen teachers and books as the only valid sources of information will enlarge their perspectives, seeking the experiences of family members, neighbors, peers, and people from all walks of life. When children know their own history and culture, they develop self-esteem; when they understand the history and culture of others, prejudice can be reduced. As Paula Rogovin characterizes it, the interview is a way of saying "I want to learn from you. Let's stop our busy lives for a moment and rejoice in that learning." In this unique book, Rogovin shares proven techniques for tapping into this rich resource. She shows teachers how they can plan a curriculum based on the interview and develop their own schedules. Examples are offered showcasing how student interviews drive inquiry in social studies, writing, reading, science, math, and much more. And in case these ever expandin
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Book details

List price: $31.63
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 5/7/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

A teacher in the New York City public schools for thirty-five years, Paula Rogovin continues to love teaching, especially inquiry, which makes her teaching fulfilling and joyous. Paula currently teaches first grade at the Manhattan New School, P.S. 290, and is the author of Why Can't You Behave?: The Teacher's Guide to Creative Classroom Management, K - 3 (Heinemann, 2004), The Research Workshop: Bringing the World into Your Classroom (Heinemann 2001), and Classroom Interviews: A World of Learning (Heinemann, 1998). She is a longtime social activist and mother of three adult sons.

Introduction: My Thoughts About
Education Listen
In on an Interview
The Interview--Fulcrum of the Curriculum
Reaching Out to Our Community
Strategies for Interviewing
Planning the Day Keeping the Concepts Alive