The Last Word in Research on Teaching - A Review of the Handbook of Research on Teaching, 4th Edition - Part 4 - The Learner


reviewed by Christopher Clark, Mark Girod, Ebony Roberts, Jaime Galindo, Patricia Aben, Sean Farmer & Lanetia Noble - 2003

coverTitle: The Last Word in Research on Teaching - A Review of the Handbook of Research on Teaching, 4th Edition - Part 4 - The Learner
Author(s): Virginia Richardson (ed.)
Publisher: American Educational Research Association, Washington
ISBN: 0935302263, Pages: 1278, Year: 2001
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OVERVIEW BY EBONY ROBERTS Each of the chapters in this section echo recent efforts in education to speak on behalf of those voices that have historically been silenced or ignored in schools and classrooms. Separately, each chapter speaks to a different marginalized group - the racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse (Chapters 33 and 34), students placed in special education (Chapter 35), and girls (Chapter 36). Collectively, these chapters testify to the need to reconstruct our image of the learner. Indeed, "the learner" is no longer white, middle class, non-disabled, and male. Today, "the learner" is more likely to be bilingual, live in poverty, or have a learning disability. Together, these chapters make clear the important role of the teacher in providing equal access to education. Equally important is the role that schools as institutions play in breaking the barriers of racism, classism, and sexism so that all children can be given equal opportunities to learn and develop. CHAPTER 33. CONSIDER THE DIFFERENCE: TEACHING AND LEARNING IN CULTURALLY... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 105 Number 4, 2003, p. 0-0
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11073, Date Accessed: 2/22/2020 12:17:27 PM

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