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Author Falk, Beverly.
Title Teaching matters [electronic resource] : stories from inside city schools / Beverly Falk and Megan Blumenreich with Adesina Abani ... [et al.].
Imprint New York : New Press, 2012.
ISBN 9781595587121 (electronic bk.)
1595587128 (electronic bk.)
OCLC No. 794327798
794327798
Description 1 online resource (xii, 196 p.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Access restricted to computers on the UTEP campus or to UTEP students, faculty and staff from off campus.
Also available in print format.
Description based on print version record.
Contents Immigrant children's earliest schooling experiences: Adesina Abani -- Celebrating diversity in the classroom: Beatrice Tinio -- Breaking the silence: countering homophobia in schools: Joleen Hanlon -- A white teacher's quest to become a culturally responsive teacher: Mary Williams -- Bridging the language gap: Evelyn Chang -- Addressing the unspoken: Joan O'Brien -- Incorporating families' funds of knowledge into the classroom: Kanene Holder -- Bridging differences: Rory Scott -- Parental supports for early literacy: Kisha Pressley -- Supporting children's diverse needs and strengths: Neurys Bonilla -- Science inquiry and differentiated instruction for students with learning differences: Travis Sloane -- Supporting the literacy development of young English language learners: Carol Castillo -- What is happening to our children's garden?: Hazel Veras-Gomez -- Incorporating physical activity into the public school pre-kindergarten day: Lisa Schaffner -- What can a teacher do to improve the climate for learning in a school?: Laurie Jagoda.
Summary As public schools become increasingly embattled by budget shortfalls, crowded buildings, and ever-more-rigid curricula, the burden of these restrictions has drastically changed the way children are expected to learn. Nowhere is this more obvious or more devastating than classrooms in high-need urban areas. Drawing upon teachers' firsthand experiences in some of today's most demanding schools, leading education experts Beverly Falk and Megan Blumenreich provide an enlightening account of what our students really need--and how teachers are stepping up to provide what state standards and political.
Author Falk, Beverly.
Subject Education, Urban -- United States -- Case studies.
Teachers -- United States -- Case studies.
Children of minorities -- Education -- United States -- Case studies.
Other Author Blumenreich, Megan.
Abani, Adesina.

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