Table of Contents for Teaching Matters : Stories from Inside City Schools


Foreword ix
Ann Lieberman
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction Questioning, Searching, Learning From Teaching 1(6)
SECTION ONE INSIDE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE TEACHING
7(44)
1 Immigrant Children's Earliest Schooling Experiences
9(11)
Adesina Abani
2 Celebrating Diversity in the Classroom
20(15)
Beatrice Tinio
3 Breaking the Silence---Countering Homophobia in Schools
35(7)
Joleen Hanlon
4 A White Teacher's Quest to Become a Culturally Responsive Teacher
42(9)
Mary Williams
SECTION TWO INSIDE SCHOOL/FAMILY PARTNERSHIPS
51(44)
5 Bridging the Language Gap
53(8)
Evelyn Chang
6 Addressing the Unspoken
61(6)
Joan O'Brien
7 Incorporating Families' Funds of Knowledge into the Classroom
67(7)
Kanene Holder
8 Bridging Differences
74(13)
Rory Scott
9 Parental Supports for Early Literacy
87(8)
Kisha Pressley
SECTION THREE INSIDE DIFFERENTIATED TEACHING
95(40)
10 Supporting Children's Diverse Needs and Strengths
97(9)
Neurys Bonilla
11 Science Inquiry and Differentiated Instruction for Students with Learning Differences
106(15)
Travis Sloane
12 Supporting the Literacy Development of Young English-Language Learners
121(14)
Carol Castillo
SECTION FOUR INSIDE THE CONSTRAINTS OF URBAN TEACHING
135(40)
13 What is Happening to our Children's Garden?
137(11)
Hazel Veras-Gomez
14 Incorporating Physical Activity into the Public School Prekindergarten Day
148(15)
Lisa Schaffner
15 What can a Teacher do to Improve the Climate for Learning in a School?
163(12)
Laurie Jagoda
Conclusion Inquiry and Powerful Urban Teaching 175(8)
Appendix A How This Book was Constructed 183(3)
Appendix B Eliciting Teacher-Researchers' Responses 186(3)
Notes 189