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Front Matter And Editors' Notes, Helen Freidus, Mollie Welsh Kruger, Steven Goss Jun 2016

Front Matter And Editors' Notes, Helen Freidus, Mollie Welsh Kruger, Steven Goss

Occasional Paper Series

Cover page, table of contents, editors' notes.


Squeezed, Stretched, And Stuck: Teachers Defending Play-Based Learning In No-Nonsense Times, Karen Wohlwend Mar 2009

Squeezed, Stretched, And Stuck: Teachers Defending Play-Based Learning In No-Nonsense Times, Karen Wohlwend

Occasional Paper Series

Describes how playful and inquiry-based engagements in kindergarten and first grade classrooms eventually gave way to the demands of district-mandated teacher evaluation plans that called for targeted reading strategies, seatwork, and instruction using basal reading materials. Wohlend describes the resulting impingement on children's emotional lives and the professional authority of teachers in these midwestern classrooms.


Mouthy Students And The Teacher's Apple: Questions Of Orality And Race In The Urban Public School, Alyssa D. Niccolini Mar 2009

Mouthy Students And The Teacher's Apple: Questions Of Orality And Race In The Urban Public School, Alyssa D. Niccolini

Occasional Paper Series

This paper will seek to investigate our oral fixation - standardizing language, controlling consumption, and regulating "appropriate" oral expression - especially in the context of an inner-city, low income, and minority populated school.


Introduction: Classroom Life In The Age Of Accountability, Gail M. Boldt, Paula M. Salvio, Peter Taubman Mar 2009

Introduction: Classroom Life In The Age Of Accountability, Gail M. Boldt, Paula M. Salvio, Peter Taubman

Occasional Paper Series

"For this Occasional Paper, we invited teachers to respond to the ways in which proliferation of standards and testing combined with their own loss of professional control is altering the landscape of American education....Our goal is to raise questions about whether and how educators are balancing the demands of high stakes testing, scripted curricula, and a focus on performance outcomes with the emotional complexity of classroom life."--The editors


In Defense Of Playfulness, Peter J. Nelsen Mar 2009

In Defense Of Playfulness, Peter J. Nelsen

Occasional Paper Series

Nelsen argues that the loss of play has unwittingly provoked a loss of critical thinking and civic engagement.