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Author Quintero, Elizabeth P.

Title Becoming a teacher in the new society : bringing communities and classrooms together / Elizabeth P. Quintero and Mary Kay Rummel
Published New York : P. Lang, [2003]


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 MELB  370.1 Qui/Bat  AVAILABLE
Description x, 280 pages ; 23 cm
Series Counterpoints ; v. 139
Counterpoints (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 139
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Long Ago These Sounds Took Sides / Mary Kay Rummel -- Practising What We Teach -- Rationale for Book -- Beliefs of Activist Educators -- Community and Social Imagination -- Varied Ways of Knowing -- Problem-posing Approach: Beginning with the Student Reader -- Ch. 2. What Beliefs Shape Teaching and Learning? -- Belief / Andrew Rummel -- Reviewing the Format of the Chapter -- Personal Experience and Life Philosophies: Reflection on Student Life and Times -- Anne McCrary Sullivan, Poet and Teacher Educator -- Found Poems: Eight Found Poems from John Dewey's School and Society -- Ch. 3. ... Creating Dialogue about Culture and Beliefs -- Cynthia Shearer, Author and Museum Curator -- Essay: Planet Absurdo -- Francisco Alarcon, Poet and Teacher -- Poem: In Xochitl in Cuicatl -- Carlos Aceves, Activist, Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher -- Essay: A Mesoamerican Manifesto: An Indigenous Struggle to Reclaim our Human Identity -- Jeffrey Thomas Leong, Poet and Health Professional -- Poem: The Myth of Whiteness -- Fayc Kahn, Playwright and Actress -- Journals: Diary Entries -- Ch. 4. ... Creating Dialogue about Histories and Beliefs -- Syl Jones, Playwright, Essayist, and Columnist -- Essay: Bound by Chains of Whiteness -- Mary Gallant, Librarian and Family Historian -- Essay: Charleston to Liverpool: Shaped by Two Cultures -- Ann Green, Elementary Teacher -- Fairy Tale: Ash Girl / Sarah Fretschel -- Ch. 5. How Do Families Guide Our Work as Educators Within a Community? -- Bus Duty / Norita Dittberner-Jax -- Personal and Family Strengths in Communities -- One Teacher's History -- Anne McCrary Sullivan, Michelle Commeyras, Mercy Montsi, Teacher Educators and Poets -- Multi-genre work: Nothing Else But to Be a Woman: The Poetics of Gender in Southern Africa -- Ch. 6. ... Creating Dialogue about Strengths of Families -- Mary Kay Rummel, Teacher Educator, Poet, and Author -- Poem: What Mothers Do -- Elizabeth Quintero, Teacher Educator and Author -- Essay: Family Literacy: Lessons from Latino and Hmong Families -- Thomas Peacock, Teacher Educator and Author -- Fiction: Net Menders -- Ch. 7. ... Creating Dialogue about Strengths of Communities -- Bea Larson, English as a Second Language Teacher -- Ethnography: Hmong Roots: Hmong Women Refugees in Minnesota Tell Their Stories -- Patricia Barone, Writer and Health Professional -- Fiction: Theater of the Absurd -- Ch. 8. How Do Educators Become Agents of Social Change? -- After-image/lar-Iomhu / Declan Collinge -- Listening to Personal Experience: Activist Educators Tell Their Stories -- Marv Davidov's Personal History -- Eugene Jax's Personal History -- Kristen Palm, Elementary Teacher -- Poem: Negotiating Peace -- Essay: Peace Education with Elementary Studies -- Ch. 9. ... Creating Dialogue about Social Change: The Personal -- Mary Kay Rummel, Poet and Educator -- Poem: Class for Beginners -- Karen Soul, Educator -- Multigenre Case Study: Crystal -- Frank Guldbrandsen, Teacher Educator -- Essay: Aikido: Personal Change -- Ch. 10. ... Creating Dialogue about Social Change: The Institutional -- Norbert Hirschhorn, Poet and Public Health Physician -- Poem: I Will Allow Myself Just One Political Poem -- Robert O'Brien, Teacher Educator and Biographer -- Essays: Migration Patterns and Teacher Readiness to Respond: The New Zealand Experience 1840-1996 -- Maori Education: An Update (New Zealand, 1898-1998) -- Neil Shephard, Poet and Teacher -- Poem: Following in the Footsteps of Melville -- Carol Masters, Peace Activist and Author -- Fiction: Count Time -- John S. Mayher, Teacher Educator, Author, and Researcher -- Essays: Political Action Now: Do We Dare! -- Research, Politics and Mutual Respect -- Ch. 11. Bringing Communities and Classrooms Together -- Cennet Engin Demir, University Professor -- Essay: Secularism and Education in Turkey -- Response
Notes Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Subject Critical pedagogy -- Philosophy.
Postmodernism and education -- History.
Critical pedagogy.
Postmodernism and education.
Education -- Philosophy.
Education -- History.
Multicultural education.
Author Rummel, Mary Kay.
LC no. 00026745
ISBN 0820449202 alkaline paper