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Author Del Prete, Thomas

Title Improving the odds : developing powerful teaching practice and a culture of learning in urban high schools / Thomas Del Prete ; foreword by Ann Lieberman

Publ Info New York : Teachers College Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  LB1607.52.M4 D45 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  LB1607.52.M4 D45 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  LB1607.52.M4 D45 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 177 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Series on school reform
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Framing reform -- Constancy and change in Main South High Schools -- The teachers, shared concepts, and collaborative learning -- Everyone has a seat at the table: Kate Shepard's mathematics learning community -- Adelina Zaimi's dilemma: calculating the slope of learning -- Jody Bird and the ecology of curriculum and teaching -- Putting inquiry into practice: Chris Rea and investigating harmonic motion -- Chad Malone and the muse of authenticity -- Making more from less: ways of knowing history -- Lessons from Main South
Note "A counterpoint to the sweeping rhetoric of reform, this book offers a nuanced depiction of the challenges and possibilities at the school and class-room level. Through the experiences of urban high school teachers who partner with their local university, Del Prete provides unique insight into teaching and learning in the midst of reform."--BOOK JACKET
LC subject High schools -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- Case studies
Educational change -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- Case studies
College-school cooperation -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- Case studies
Clark University (Worcester, Mass.)
ISBN 9780807750308 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0807750301 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780807750292 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807750298 (pbk. : alk. paper)