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Teacher Research & Urban Literacy Education: Lessons & Conversations in a Feminist Key


reviewed by Cynthia Ballenger 1996

coverTitle: Teacher Research & Urban Literacy Education: Lessons & Conversations in a Feminist Key
Author(s): Sandra Hollingsworth
Publisher: Teachers College Press, New York
ISBN: 0807733636, Pages: , Year: 1994
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In Teacher Research & Urban Literacy Education by Sandra Hollingsworth we follow the conversations of a group of beginning urban teachers who met monthly over dinner to discuss their classrooms. Hollingsworth, who is a teacher educator, initially brought them together hoping she could observe, and facilitate, the process they went through as they learned to teach—what they needed to know that they had not been taught, and what use they made of what they had learned in their teacher training programs. The conversations they had together, however, became something quite different from what Hollingsworth had expected, as she explains. The book is in some sense co-authored by the entire group—the teachers are there as collaborators in the interpretations Hollingsworth presents, and in their own voices in the pieces of text and talk she includes from them. This work offers a detailed view of the kinds of difficulties they encountered as... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 97 Number 4, 1996, p. 660-664
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1441, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 3:13:23 AM

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