Starting Strong A Different Look at Children, Schools, and Standards

ISBN-10: 0807741329

ISBN-13: 9780807741320

Edition: 2001

Authors: Patricia F. Carini, Guadalupe Valdes

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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 2/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Prospect--Ideas and Values in the Making
Locating Descriptive Inquiry in the Public Schools
Paired Books Foretelling a Series
Mirror Images: Talks and Book
Grouping the Talks
On a Human Scale: Works, Lives, Schools
Poets of Our Lives
Human Capacity, Widely Distributed
The Works of Three Children
For the Worker to Not Have Work
Views of Self, of Freedom, of Education
"In the Thick of the Tangle What Clear Line Persists"
Three Stories
Transcription of Faye's Story
A Story Many Times Told
The Story Catalyzes
The Stories Slip Their Moorings
The Race Toward Lightness of Being; The Neutering of Language
Another Slant on Knowledge
The Newton/Goethe Story
A Retelling of the Newton/Goethe Story
Children and Adolescents as Makers of Knowledge
A Personal Encounter with the Mayflower
The Goethe/Newton Story; The Mayflower Story
Two More Stories: "Rain" and "Real Thinking"
Connecting the Stories; Learning from Them
The Politics of Educating/The Politics of Work
Schools in the Making
The School as a Work
Desire and the Educative Surround
The School as a Collective Work
To Keep the School in the Making
"What Would We Create?"
The Desire to Make; The Love of a Medium
Economics and the Definition of Work
Effort Rewarded by Money; What We Are Paid to Do
"What Would We Create?"
The Work of Caring For; Women's Work
The Narrowing of Social Thinking and Policy
Extending the Welfare Example
Sustaining a Vision: A Collective Work
"To Believe Ourselves"
Two Worlds and Worlds Apart
Split Worlds and the Consequences of Split Vision
"To Believe Ourselves"
The Work That Needs Doing
Standards in the Making
"We Love the Things We Love for What They Are"
Resistance, Action, and Falling Short
Making and Remaking What Is Ever in the Making
Resisting Children; Fearing Humanness
Other Values Than Perfection; Other Aims Than Paradise
With What Then Do I Face This Fear?
Meditation: On Description
Valuing the Immeasurable
Affirming Pluralism
What Drives Education?
There Is That in Learning Which Resists Measurement
Getting to Know the Children We Teach
Meditation: On Number
How Do I Choose? What Is at Stake?
Name and Number
The Primary Value of Number
Descriptive Numbers and Metalevel Statistics
A Number Story
"To Help Us Start Strong"
To Give Weight to Being; Reflecting, I Witness
"Things Are Not as Simple as You Think"
A Bird in the Hand
The Gift of Youth to Age: Our Other Chance
Jenny's Story
Lessons from Jenny
Stories Not Told; Questions Left Hanging
About the Author
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