Teacher Narrative as Critical Inquiry

Teacher Narrative as Critical Inquiry

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Research on teacher learning has too often excluded personal development in considering professional development. This timely book argues that the development of a professional identity is inextricable from personal identity. It suggests that when teachers are given the opportunity to compose their own stories of learning within a supportive community, they can then begin to compose new narratives of identity and practice. This book is a critical tool for educators seeking to refine their teaching practice and author their own development.... especially in light of recent critiques of personal narrative in aquot;process pedagogies, aquot; that aquot;feeling goodaquot; about herself, ... a fragile but nevertheless important sense of community that enabled her, for example, to act, resisting the intimidation ofanbsp;...

Title:Teacher Narrative as Critical Inquiry
Author:Joy S. Ritchie, David E. Wilson
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2000


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