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Epilogue: A New Paradigm for the Science and Practice of Engaging Young People

by Reed W. Larson, David J. Shernoff & Janine Bempechat
A hope of this Yearbook is to illuminate not only what promotes engagement but also how it can be fostered. In this epilogue, first we provide a short history of research on motivation. We then review the contributions of this Yearbook in providing a fuller, multidimensional, contextualized picture of human motivation, one that we believe is relevant and helpful to educational policy and practice. Last, we discuss where this research may head in order to engender conditions in which engagement in schooling becomes more universal.
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Choice Theory and Student Engagement in an Alternative High School

by Jeffrey N. Jones
This chapter details an alternative high school’s implementation of choice theory and its influence on relational practices and student experience. Student narratives speak of how the school practices that are informed by choice theory promote engagement through a deliberate focus on developmental needs.
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Book Reviews
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Courageous Leadership in Early Childhood Education: Taking a Stand for Social Justice

by Susi Long, Mariana Souto-Manning, & Vivian Maria Vasquez
reviewed by Shubhi Sachdeva


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Partnering with Immigrant Communities: Action Through Literacy

by Gerald Campano, María Paula Ghiso, and Bethany J. Welch
reviewed by David Campos & Rocio Delgado


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The New Education Philanthropy: Politics, Policy and Reform

by Frederick M. Hess and Jeffrey R. Henig (Eds.)
reviewed by Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos & Bethany Richmond


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Preparing to Teach Social Studies for Social Justice: Becoming a Renegade

by Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Alison G. Dover, and Nick Henning
reviewed by Christina M. Tschida & Sarah Shear


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Engaging Primary Children in Mathematics

by Margaret Sangster
reviewed by Carol Buckley



Education researcher Andrea Bingham discusses her article, Drowning Digitally? How Disequilibrium Shapes Practice in a Blended Learning Charter School. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.

Commentary

Tilling, Seeding, and Weeding: Creating New and Better Schools

by Michael Q. McShane
Cultivating an ecosystem of new and better schools is a lot like gardening. It takes tilling (creating a policy environment that allows for new schools), seeding (starting schools with the necessary human capital to flourish), and weeding (regulation).
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Announcing Teachers College Record Yearbooks

by Gary Natriello
Teachers College Record subscriptions will now include two yearbooks in each calendar year.


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To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.
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