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TitlePerspectives on rescuing urban literacy education [electronic resource] : spies, saboteurs, and saints / edited by Robert B. Cooter, Jr
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum, 2004
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Descript xxiv, 279 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


PART ONE : PERSPECTIVES FROM THE SPIES -- De Scholarum Natura / John Fullinwider -- Pillars of urban literacy instruction: prerequisites for change / Robert B. Cooter, Jr. -- Change management concepts and models: sponsorship, early adopters, and the development of urban teachers / E.F. Baskin -- Challenges to change: implementing research-based reading instruction in urban schools / Kathleen S. Cooter, Robert B. Cooter, Jr. -- PART TWO : OVERCOMING THE EFFECTS OF SABOTEURS -- Accountability in Texas: fair or foul? / William J. Webster -- Deep training + coaching: a capacity-building model for teacher development / Robert B. Cooter, Jr. -- Alchemist's tale (or ... The marriage of technology an literacy in trying times) / Lee Allen -- Changing lives on the boundaries / Jeanne Gerlach -- Minimizing the effects of student mobility through teacher and administrator training / Katy Denson -- Model-based mathematical languages as technological literacy: some reflections on an urban school challenge / William F. Tate -- PART THREE : SAINTS AND THEIR RESCUE EFFORTS -- Logistics of systemic change: the reading academy / Georgia J. Thompson -- Mentoring teacher change: even Cinderella had a coach / Jane Moore -- Coaching the coaches: challenges of implementing the lead teacher concept / Barbara Mathews -- Teaching the teacher: reflections of a reading academy laureate / Leigh Walker -- Creating a balanced literacy curriculum: one elementary school principle's perspective / Judy Zimny -- Marry well ... divorce less: helping principals choose effective literacy programs / Kathleen S. Cooter -- Addressing the literacy needs of African-American students and their teachers / J. Helen Perkins -- PART FOUR : SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- Reflections of a reading czar / Robert B. Cooter, Jr

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