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Learning Contexts for Children and Young People With Learning Differences

by Harry Daniels
This chapter sketches some possibilities for the development of learning contexts for children and young people with learning differences that may be derived from the influence of Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky. It argues that these pedagogic possibilities should be implemented alongside the development of a curriculum that prepares all young people to participate in a rapidly developing knowledge society
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Creative "Garages" for Community and Economic Youth Development

by Shirley Brice Heath
This chapter examines models of youth-based enterprises in which adolescents take leadership in organizational roles, creative design, and community building. Central to this work is the need for both public and private creative input and financing to develop and support learning environments that engage adolescents in extended projects based in science and art that are socially beneficial to local communities.
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Book Reviews

Reengineering the University: How to Be Mission Centered, Market Smart, and Margin Conscious

by William F. Massy
reviewed by Patricia Hoffman-Miller


From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

by Leah N. Gordon
reviewed by Charol Shakeshaft


Healthy Learners: A Whole Child Approach to Reducing Disparities in Early Education

by Robert Crosnoe, Claude Bonazzo, and Nina Wu
reviewed by Sara Gable


Education and the Commercial Mindset

by Samuel E. Abrams
reviewed by Megan Tompkins-Stange


The Enduring Legacy of Rodriguez: Creating New Pathways to Equal Educational Opportunity

by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Kimberly Jenkins Robinson (Eds.)
reviewed by Penelope M. Earley

Education researcher Manuelito Biag discusses his co-authored article, A School-University Research Partnership to Identify Disengaged Students: A Descriptive Case Analysis of School Climate. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


The Students are Listening: Elementary Educationís Responsibility to Young Citizens Beyond the Rituals of Democratic Citizenship

by Kathryn M. Obenchain, Julie L. Pennington, Hannah Carter, Melissa Bedford & MaryLiz Magee
The purpose of this commentary is to reiterate our responsibility to educate our young citizens in ways that go beyond rituals and classroom walls. Our argument rests on the notion of bringing critical democratic literacy into elementary classrooms through examples of how students are thinking about the current election.

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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