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Teaching Teachers

Building a Quality School of Urban Education


Joe L. Kincheloe, Alberto Bursztyn and Shirley R. Steinberg

The editors and authors of Teaching Teachers: Building a Quality School of Urban Education present a description of and vision for the complicated and often misunderstood field of teacher education. This book describes a critical, complex school of education that promotes disciplined scholarship and diverse reforms of educational knowledge to students and to the educational community. This theme of a rigorous teacher education program is taken up throughout the volume as new understandings of professional education are promoted. This book would be beneficial to students, instructors, and administrators.
Contents: Shirley R. Steinberg: Foreword – Nicholas M. Michelli: Preface – Joe L. Kincheloe: The Bizarre, Complex, and Misunderstood World of Teacher Education – Mordechai Gordon: Teachers as Philosophers: The Purpose of Foundation Courses in Education – Wayne A. Reed: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn: Schools of Education as Brokers of Social Capital in Low-Income Neighborhoods – Haroon Kharem: Race and Education in New York City: A Dilemma – Alma Rubal-Lopez: Who I Am Informs My Teaching – Nora E. Hyland/Shuaib Meacham: Community Knowledge-Centered Teacher Education: A Paradigm for Socially Just Educational Transformation – Alberto Bursztyn: Special Education, Urban Schools, and the Uncertain Path to Social Justice – Carol Korn-Bursztyn: Run Jane Run: Researching Early Childhood Teacher Practice Frame by Frame – Florence Rubinson: The Graduate Program in School Psychology: Imparting Responsive Practice – Carolina Mancuso: The Changing Faces of Literacy – Lee Elliott Fleischer: Toward a Counterhegemonic Multicultural Grammar – Koshi Dhingra: Students’ Perceptions of Schools of Education – Philip M. Anderson: The Experience of Experience: Haphazard Stories about Student Teaching – Alberto M. Bursztyn: Working on the Future: Concluding Thoughts.