Reinventing the Middle School (Transforming Teaching Series)

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Reinventing the Middle School (Transforming Teaching Series)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 346 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415925938
  • DDC分類 373.236

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Many contemporary American middle schools are stuck in a state of "arrested development," failing to implement the original concept of middle schools to a varying, though equally corruptive degrees. The individual chapters of the book outline in detail how to counter this dangerous trend, offering guidance to those who seek immediate, significant, internal reforms before we lose the unique value of middle schools for our nation's adolescents.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    ix
Preface xi
Introduction: Reform and Reinvention xiii
James A. Beane
THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
Reinventing the Middle School: A Proposal to 3 (18)
Counter Arrested Development
Thomas S. Dickinson
The School and the Child and the Child in the 21 (18)
School
Debra Eckerman Pitton
Hope for Sandy: Transformation Points: A 39 (17)
Reinvention Paradigm
Mary M. Gallagher-Polite
The Arc of Equity in Reinvented Middle Schools 56 (23)
Janet E. McDaniel
Juan Necochea
Francisco A. Rios
Laura P. Stowell
Charlotte Kritzer
CURRICULUM ISSUES
Standards, Students, and Exploration: 79 (17)
Creating a Curriculum Intersection of
Excellence
P. Elizabeth Pate
Connecting Caring and Action: Teachers Who 96 (21)
Create Learning Communities in Their
Classrooms
David Strahan
Tracy W. Smith
Mike McElrath
Cecilia M. Toole
On Headpieces of Straw: How Middle Level 117 (38)
Students View Their Schooling
Richard R. Powell
ISSUES OF PRACTICE
High-Quality Learning Opportunities in High 155 (21)
Poverty Middle Schools: Moving from Rhetoric
to Reality
Douglas J. Mac Iver
Estelle Young
Robert Balfanz
Alta Shaw
Maria Garriott
Amy Cohen
Transforming Organizational Structures for 176 (25)
Young Adolescents and Adult Learning
Thomas O. Erb
Our Turn? Teaming and the Professional 201 (17)
Development of Teachers
Daniel L. Kain
The Role of Technology for Learning in the 218 (31)
Reinvented Middle School
Susan M. Powers
Cathleen D. Rafferty
B.J. Eib
UNRESOLVED ISSUES
Transformation and Context in Middle Grades 249 (20)
Reform
Gayle A. Davis
Coming Together to Raise Our Children: 269 (19)
Community and the Reinvented Middle School
Kim K. Ruebel
Engineering Success through Purposeful 288 (14)
Articulation
Jeanneine P. Jones
Reinventing Middle Level Teacher Preparation 302 (19)
via Professional Development Schools
Laura Van Zandt Allen
C. Kenneth McEwin
CLOSING
On a Good Day Everyone Grows: Reflections on 321 (8)
the Reinvention of a School
Thomas S. Dickinson
Deborah A. Butler
Author Biographies 329 (8)
Index 337 (4)
Author Index 341