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Teaching the Children We Fear

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ISBN-10: 1572736720

ISBN-13: 9781572736726

Edition: 2007

Authors: Terry Jo Smith

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Book details

Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Terry Jo Smith is an Associate Professor of Special Education at National Louis-University in Chicago.nbsp; She has extensive experience teaching students labeled emotionally/behaviorally disordered in inner-city schools.nbsp; She has an abiding interest in teacher research, particularly in relationship to the social, cultural and political dimensions of schooling and how these are enacted in school relationships and curriculum.nbsp; She has worked with a group of teacher/researchers for several years, researching the impact of constructivist pedagogy in a broad range of educational settings.nbsp; Currently, she is engaging in research at a school in a youth detention center where she is developing constructivist curriculum with teachers and students.nbsp; Smith's teaching, research and scholarship spring from a passionate commitment to social justice.

Welcome to the real worldp. 1
Lessons learnedp. 7
Breaking down, breaking through, and breaking outp. 17
Deep soul learningp. 25
Knowing Joeyp. 33
When hearts become numbp. 47
Words, power, and relationships : Eddie's storyp. 59
Inclusion, exclusion, collaboration, and controlp. 75
Power-full theoryp. 81
Politicsp. 95
A fresh start : Madisonp. 117
Keishap. 125
Michaelp. 135
Dynamic groups : learning to be togetherp. 145
Limitsp. 159
Critical pedagogyp. 167
Theorizing experiencep. 181
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