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Educational Foundations

An Anthology of Critical Readings
Fourth Edition
By: Alan S. Canestrari, Bruce A. Marlowe
Why teach? Who are today’s students? What makes a good teacher? Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings aims to answer such questions by helping new and future teachers develop habits of critical reflection about schools and schooling before entering the classroom. Editors Alan S. Canestrari and Bruce A. Marlowe feature an array of provocative, engaging authors who, as teachers, principals, and policy shapers, provide the latest perspectives in the field. The thoroughly revised Fourth Edition features an array of bold new essays discussing today’s most relevant issues, including diversity, school safety, data in schools, and teacher strikes.

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  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781544388168
  • Published By: Sage Publications Inc
  • Year: 2020
  • Page Count: 264
  • Publication date: August 28, 2020

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Why teach? Who are today’s students? What makes a good teacher? Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings aims to answer such questions by helping new and future teachers develop habits of critical reflection about schools and schooling before entering the classroom. Editors Alan S. Canestrari and Bruce A. Marlowe feature an array of provocative, engaging authors who, as teachers, principals, and policy shapers, provide the latest perspectives in the field. The thoroughly revised Fourth Edition features an array of bold new essays discussing today’s most relevant issues, including diversity, school safety, data in schools, and teacher strikes.

Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION:
  • New essays provide provocative discourse of timely, new topics, including making the decision to become a teacher, embracing student diversity, multilingual students, school security, refugee youth in the United States, the 2018 teacher strikes, data expansion in schools, and teaching as a political act.
  • A new foreword by Ann G. Winfield frames the historical significance of the foundations of education.

KEY FEATURES:

  • The anthology is organized around essential questions, including: Why teach? Who are today's students? What makes a good teacher? How should we assess student learning? How does one develop a critical voice?
  • The readings offer a platform for discussion and debate that may be used to increase student knowledge of pedagogy and provide authentic opportunities for potential teachers to think critically about teaching and learning.
  • This anthology offers readings by authors who have discovered their critical voices so that new and future teachers can begin to develop their own.
  • The essays were chosen for their accessibility, and their ability to engage, and provoke, students preparing to teach.


Author(s)

Author(s)

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Alan S. Canestrari

Alan Canestrari
Alan S. Canestrari, Ed.D, Boston University, a veteran social studies practitioner and Professor of Education at Roger Williams University, is co-editor (with Bruce Marlowe) of Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings (Sage) and Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers (Sage). Educational Foundations was awarded the 2005 American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award. Canestrari had a long career in public schools and universities as a history teacher, department chair, adjunct professor at Rhode Island College, and mentor in the Brown University Masters of Teaching Program. He was the RI Social Studies Teacher of the Year in 1992.
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Bruce A. Marlowe

Bruce A. Marlowe
Bruce A. Marlowe earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where he also completed two years of postdoctoral training in neuropsychological assessment. He is the co-author (with Marilyn Page) of Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom (Corwin Press) and of a 6- part video series entitled, Creating the Constructivist Classroom (The Video of Journal Education). He is also the co-editor (with Alan Canestrari) of Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers. He has taught at the elementary, secondary and University levels and is currently Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Roger Williams University.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface


Acknowledgments


About the Editors


About the Contributors


Foreword


PART I: WHY TEACH?


Chapter 1. My Need to Teach

Chapter 2. Why Teach?

Chapter 3. Becoming a MISTER

PART II: WHO ARE TODAY’S STUDENTS?


Chapter 4. Making the Most of the Classroom Mosaic: A Constructivist Approach to Embracing Student Diversity

Chapter 5. The Complexity of Labels: Considering Refugee Youth in the United States

Chapter 6. Translanguaging to Teach Toward Justice for Multilingual Students

PART III: WHAT MAKES A GOOD TEACHER?


Chapter 7. On Stir-and-Serve Recipes for Teaching

Chapter 8. Psst . . . It Ain’t About the Tests: It’s Still About Great Teaching

Chapter 9. Rethinking Education as the Practice of Freedom: Paulo Freire and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy

PART IV: WHAT DO GOOD SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE?


Chapter 10. Lockdowns, Detectors, Guards, and Teachers With Guns?

Chapter 11. Success in East Harlem: How One Group of Teachers Built a School That Works

Chapter 12. How, and How Not, to Improve the Schools

PART V: HOW SHOULD WE ASSESS STUDENT LEARNING?


Chapter 13. A Mania for Rubrics

Chapter 14. Grading: The Issue Is Not How but Why?

Chapter 15. The Data Pandemic: Rethinking the Supremacy of Measurement in Education

PART VI: HOW DOES ONE DEVELOP A CRITICAL VOICE?


Chapter 16. Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals

Chapter 17. Resistance and Courage: A Conversation With Deborah Meier

Chapter 18. From Silence to Dissent: Fostering Critical Voice in Teachers

PART VII: HOW DO WE MOVE FORWARD?


Chapter 19. Necessary Muddles: Children’s Language Learning in the Classroom

Chapter 20. The 2018 Wave of Teacher Strikes: A Turning Point for Our Schools?

Chapter 21. Teachers as Social Justice Warriors: An Imperative for Meeting the Demands of the 21st Century

Epilogue


The Quest: Achieving Ideological Escape Velocity—Becoming an Activist Teacher


Index


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