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Teaching Transformed

Achieving Excellence, Fairness, Inclusion, And Harmony, 1st Edition

By Roland Tharp, Peggy Estrada, Stephanie Dalton, Lois Yamauchi


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All school reformers are trying for better schooling; but all are not marching to the same drum. Four goals-- Excellence, Fairness, Inclusion and Harmony-- are emphasized by different groups. Are the four goals competing ideas of the good, so that national political debates must result in prioritizing, in winners and losers? Tharp, Estrada, Dalton,

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview -- Transformed Classrooms: Description, Principles, and Criteria -- Activity in Theory and Classroom -- Patterns of Instructional Activity and Relationships -- Culture and Instructional Activity -- Designing the Organization of Instructional Activity -- Classrooms of Phase 5: Evidence, Vision, and Future

About the Authors

Roland G. Tharp is chair of the Board of Studies in Education and professor of education and psychology at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Tharp is the recipient of the prestigious 1993 Grawemeyer Award in Education for his book Rousing Minds to Life: Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in Social Context (1988). Peggy Estrada. Stephanie Dalton. Lois Yamauchi.

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