Talking About A Revolution

Talking About A Revolution

The Languages of Educational Reform

eBook - 2004
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"Talking about a Revolution tells the story of school reform from the perspective of teachers engaged in it, illuminating the complexity of teachers' roles in transforming policy into practice. Al, Brian, and Camille teach at a large, comprehensive high school in a suburb of a major mid-western city. They use the languages of educational reform to inspire new ways to think about teaching, to shield themselves from the confusion of contradictory understandings of reform, and to construct a shared understanding of what reformed teaching might mean. Al, Brian, and Camille use language as their ally to transform the public, often abstract, call for reform into a new and better way to teach.
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2004
ISBN: 9781423739418
1423739418
Characteristics: xiv, 169 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc

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