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Urban Education: A Comprehensive Guide for Educators, Parents, and Teachers

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Maintaining that urban teaching and learning is characterized by numerous contradictions, this book proposes that there is a wide range of social, cultural, psychological, and pedagogical knowledge that urban educators must possess in order to engage in effective and transformative practice. It is necessary for teachers in urban schools to be scholar-practitioners, as ...more
Paperback, 623 pages
Published August 24th 2007 by Rowman & Littlefield Education
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May 16, 2011 Erin rated it it was amazing
Kinchloe et. al. discuss the idea of "hope in the trenches." This hope is based on teachers being able to teach to the students. These authors discuss teachers as being “high functioning transformers” which is a different way of looking at education. They also call the city an environment in which students can learn. It is the "cradle of education, creativity, and the future" (xxi). The authors are all educators and draw on their own experiences in their discussions of urban educational policy. ...more
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JOE L. KINCHELOE is Professor of Education at the CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.

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