Uncommon Sense: Theoretical Practice in Language Education

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Boynton/Cook, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 302 pages
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Mayher traces his own evolution as a teacher/learner by recapturing the processes of reflection and inquiry he went through when confronted by contradictions between the way commonsense teaching and learning were supposed to work and the actual experiences of students in his classrooms.

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Contents

Introducing Uncommon Sense
1
The Roots of Common Sense
13
Commonsense Learning
47
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

JOHN S. MAYHER has taught junior high school in Massachusetts and high school in California. He has been a professor of English Education at New York University since 1969, where he teaches courses in the theoretical practice of language teaching and learning.

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