The Things they Carry: Ideology in an Urban Teacher Professional Community

@article{AbbateVaughn2004TheTT,
  title={The Things they Carry: Ideology in an Urban Teacher Professional Community},
  author={Jorgelina Abbate-Vaughn},
  journal={The Urban Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={227-249}
}
Abstract.This article provides an opportunity to extend the discussion about teacher communities as part of complex school reform models, specifically centered on those communities whose membership is drawn on a semi-voluntary basis. Through a sixteen-month long ethnography, I document the activities of an urban teacher professional community (TPC) at a high school located in a large city in the Northeast, serving a majority of linguistically and culturally diverse students. Guided by Sharp and… Expand
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