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Teaching as Principled Practice

1st Edition

Managing Complexity for Social Justice

Linda R. Kroll; David M Donahue; Tomas Galguera; Vicki Kubler LaBoskey; Anna Ershler Richert; Philip …
eISBN-13: 9781452264240

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"Teacher candidates and practicing teachers will find inspiration and ideas for reflection throughout this text. The principled practice demonstrated in each chapter sets the stage for examination of one′s beliefs, passions, and values of teaching and learning. The vignettes present realistic problems with evidence that solutions are not simplistic but value laden and complex."
—Elsa L. Geskus, Kutztown University


"Teaching as Principled Practice provides educators with a valuable frame for rethinking and reconfirming the commitment to students and society in a world of globalization and standardization."
—Miriam Ben-Peretz, University of Haifa


"This book introduces prospective teachers to (and reminds practicing teachers about) key principles for guiding effective practice in urban settings. Through helpful vignettes and readable text, the authors clarify what these principles mean and how teachers can make these principles an embedded part of their work."
—Diane Kyle, University of Louisville


"This text provides much insight and variety of opinion regarding contemporary issues and educational practices in today′s society. The format is unique and encourages lively discussion in a university class setting."
—Rebecca S. Compton, East Central University


Teaching as Principled Practice: Managing Complexity for Social Justice presents a practical vision for effective teacher development emphasizing social justice. This vision is encompassed in a set of six principles that underlie the authors′ work with pre-service teachers, and is intended to guide one′s practice in the classroom. The text′s primary focus is on children and youth who have been traditionally underserved by educational institutions in the United States. It speaks directly to both pre-service and experienced teachers in a way that addresses the challenges of urban education for teachers and children.


The work is guided by six principles:


* Teaching is inherently moral work
* Teaching is an act of inquiry and reflection
* Learning is a developmental constructivist process
* The content of what we teach must be well understood by those who teach and those who learn
* Teaching is a collegial act
* Teaching is political


Teaching as Principled Practice is an ideal text for courses throughout the education curriculum, including introduction to education and curriculum and instruction. It will also be an invaluable reference for in-service teachers and administrators.


Key Features


* Chapters conclude with review questions to encourage reflection
* Includes real-world examples of principled practice in teacher education and practice
* Promotes a thorough connection of theory and practice

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ISBNs 9780761928768, 9780761928751, 9780761928768, 9781452264240, 1452264244
Language eng
Number of Pages 177
Edition 1st