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Rousing Minds to Life: Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in Social Context
Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. Teaching, Schooling, and Literacy: A Unified Theory of Education: 1. The redefinition of teaching and schooling 2. A theory of teaching as assisted performance 3.Expand
A Knowledge Base for the Teaching Profession: What Would It Look Like and How Can We Get One?
To improve classroom teaching in a steady, lasting way, the teaching profession needs a knowledge base that grows and improves. In spite of the continuing efforts of researchers, archived researchExpand
Vygotsky and education: Teaching mind in society: Teaching, schooling, and literate discourse
Time and again in this century the impulse to improve public schools has fallen short of reformist hopes. One reason for limited progress has been the absence of a basis for understanding andExpand
Immigrant Latinos' Cultural Model of Literacy Development: An Evolving Perspective on Home-School Discontinuities
Parents' views of what literacy is and how it develops affect their structuring of everyday activities for children. This article presents case study data on Mexican and Central American immigrantExpand
Increasing Achievement by Focusing Grade-Level Teams on Improving Classroom Learning: A Prospective, Quasi-Experimental Study of Title I Schools
The authors conducted a quasi-experimental investigation of effects on achievement by grade-level teams focused on improving learning. For 2 years (Phase 1), principals-only training was provided.Expand
The social construction of ecocultural niches: family accommodation of developmentally delayed children.
Family ecology theories mislead if they omit a social constructivist perspective. Parents construct an everyday routine to accommodate values and goals and resources and constraints of their proximalExpand
Moving the Learning of Teaching Closer to Practice: Teacher Education Implications of School‐Based Inquiry Teams
A 5‐year prospective, quasi‐experimental investigation demonstrated that grade‐level teams in 9 Title 1 schools using an inquiry‐focused protocol to solve instructional problems significantlyExpand
Cause or Effect? A Longitudinal Study of Immigrant Latino Parents' Aspirations and Expectations, and Their Children's School Performance
How much formal schooling for their children do immigrant Latino parents aspire to and expect? Do parents' aspirations or expectations influence children's school achievement? Do aspirations orExpand