Teaching With Vision: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Standards-Based Classrooms

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Christine E. Sleeter, Catherine Cornbleth
Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, Jan 1, 2011 - Education - 167 pages
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In Teaching with Vision, two respected scholars in teaching for social justice have gathered teachers from across the country to describe rich examples of extraordinary practice. This collection showcases the professional experience and wisdom of classroom teachers who have been navigating standards- and test-driven teaching environments in California and New York, without losing their vision of what teaching can be. Representing diverse backgrounds, schools, grade levels, subject areas, and specialties, these teachers talk personally about their practice, their challenges, and how they learned to maintain a social and pedagogical vision for their work. This book is essential reading for new teachers who are struggling to make their teaching inspiring, creative, and culturally responsive, especially those who are working in less than supportive environments.

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Christine E. Sleeter, professor emerita, College of Professional Studies, California State University, Moterey Bay; and Catherine Cornbleth, professor, Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY)

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