Philosophies of Life: A Supplement

Philosophies of Life: A Supplement

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 11mm
  • Iowa, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0757592643
  • 9780757592645

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Table of contents



1 The Bridges Cohort


Organization of the Book

2 The Context of School Reform

Schools as Communities


Social Bonds and Trust

City Heights: A Community in Transition

School Reform

3 Making Sense of Students: Teacher Perceptions and the Culture of Looping

Contradictions and Challenges

Left Behind

The Inception of Bridges

The Goal of Academic Success

Professional Development

Community Development

Culturally Relevant Teaching

Taking Responsibility for Children

Legitimizing Students - Lived Experience

Creating a Learning Community

Respecting Families

Excellence and Equity: Supporting the "Subversive Teacher"

4 Building Cultural Capital


Internalizing Social Structure

Organizational Habitus: Viewing the Opportunity Structure

Going to College

Visions of the Future

Community and the Development of Cultural Capital

Saving Grace

5 Professional Development and the Tortuous Path to Collegiality

Collaboration and Trust

The Meaning of Collaborative Practices

Relational Trust

Collaboration by Design


Liminality and Uncertainty

Collaboration by Default: The Problem of Retention

"Just Say No": Retention 1999 - 2000

An Uncertain Consensus: June 2000 - March 2001

The Culture of Trust and Integrity: March - June 2001


Entrepreneurs of Meaning

6 The Hidden Benefits of Class

Students: Expectations and Aspirations

Parents: Becoming Empowered

Teachers and the Social Organization of Responsibility

Areas for Improvement

Responsibility and Professional Practice

The Bridges Bounce

Moral Commitment

Appendix: Methodology

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