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Listening to Urban Kids: School Reform and the Teachers They Want

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According to the many student voices in this book, urban middle school students want teachers who stay on them to complete their work, maintain orderly classrooms, give them the extra help they need to succeed, explain their work clearly, draw on a variety of teaching strategies, and make their work relevant and meaningful. This book, rich in detail, brings these ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published January 11th 2001 by State University of New York Press (first published January 1st 2001)
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Rachel
Aug 03, 2012 Rachel rated it liked it
This book is very eye-opening for anyone teaching or interested in becoming a teacher in an inner city school. Wilson and Corbett's original research goal was to determine the success of school reforms in inner city schools in Philly, but their chapter on the teachers students want is probably the best part of their whole research.

I enjoyed it as far as educational research goes but it only got a three because I'm not really into reading these kind of books unless, as with this one, I am requir
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