Becoming an Urban Physics and Math Teacher Infinite Potential
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What happens as beginning urban teachers transition through their first few years in the classroom? This book captures one teacher's journey through the first three years of teaching science and mathematics in a large urban district in the US. The authors focus on Ian's agency as a beginning teacher and explore his success in working with diverse students. Using critical ethnography combined with first-person narrative, they investigate Ian's teaching practices in four contexts: his student teaching experience, his work with students on a summer curriculum development project, his first year of teaching in a small, urban high school, and his second year of teaching in a large, comprehensive…
Copyright year: 2007
Publication date: 6/22/2007
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
|Learning to teach by coteaching|
|The summer curriculum project|
|Getting a job in the urban school district|
|The first year|
|Restructuring the classroom : math in a science way|
|Returning to City High|
|The big picture : looking across fields|
|Epilogue : a metalogue on new understandings|