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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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Learning From and With Aboriginal Learners: Rethinking Aboriginal Education in Canada

by Natalia Panina-Beard
This chapter presents an overview of Aboriginal education in Canada that focuses on linking the transgenerational effects of colonialism with current issues. Educational models, partnerships, and programs already exist that make an enormous impact on outcomes for children and youth in and from Aboriginal communities. Examples of six successful programs that were developed in partnership with Aboriginal communities and range from elementary school through post-secondary school are highlighted.
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Book Reviews

Insurrection: A Teacher Revolution in Defense of Children

by Keith David Reeves
reviewed by Mistilina Sato & Jehanne Beaton


Make Me! Understanding and Engaging Student Resistance in School

by Eric Toshalis
reviewed by Stacie DeFreitas


Go Be a Writer: Expanding the Literacy Boundaries of Literacy Learning with Children

by Candace R. Kuby and Tara Gutshall Rucker
reviewed by Kathy Ganske


Left Behind: Urban High Schools and the Failure of Market Reform

by Edward P. St. John, Victoria J. Milazzo Bigelow, Kim Callahan Lijana and Johanna C. Massť
reviewed by Wagma Mommandi


Blame Teachers: The Emotional Reasons for Educational Reform

by Steven P. Jones
reviewed by James Davis

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.

Publishing in TCR
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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