Learning Together: Children and Adults in a School Community

Paperback | December 8, 2004

byBarbara Rogoff, Carolyn Goodman Turkanis, Leslee Bartlett

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In this book, Barbara Rogoff puts into practice the theoretical account she presented in her highly acclaimed book Apprenticeship in Thinking. Here, Rogoff collaborates with two master teachers from an innovative school in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she conducted extensive research into whatis involved when people learn--students, parents, and teachers alike. Illustrated with observations by participants in this school, this book shows that children and adults learn by participating within a community of learners. Their experiences will speak to all those interested in school improvement and in how people learn through engaging together in activities ofmutual interest.

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In this book, Barbara Rogoff puts into practice the theoretical account she presented in her highly acclaimed book Apprenticeship in Thinking. Here, Rogoff collaborates with two master teachers from an innovative school in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she conducted extensive research into whatis involved when people learn--students, par...

Barbara Rogoff is at University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 5.98 × 9.09 × 0.71 inPublished:December 8, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195160312

ISBN - 13:9780195160314

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Barbara Rogoff, Leslee Bartlett, and Carolyn Goodman Turkanis: Lessons about Learning as a CommunityPart I. Origins, Principles, and Structure of a Community of LearnersMarilyn Johnston: Constructing Ourselves: The Beginning of an Evolving PhilosophyLeslee Bartlett, Carolyn Goodman Turkanis, and Barbara Rogoff: An Orientation to Principles-in-ActionLeslee Bartlett: Seeing the Big PicturePart II. How Is This a Community?Ann Chalmers Pendell: A Home and School CommunityCarolyn Goodman Turkanis and Leslee Bartlett: Coming Home to SchoolDonene Polson: Setting the Scene: Coordinating a Classroom CommunityLeslee Bartlett and Carolyn Goodman Turkanis: The Classroom Community "in Control"Part III. Children Learning in a CommunityCarolyn Goodman Turkanis: Creating Curriculum with ChildrenTheresa Cryns et al.: Caring ConversationsValerie Magarian: Respect from RespectPamela Bradshaw: "What about Sharing?"David Magarian: Learning to Manage TimeDonene Polson: Helping Children Learn to Make Responsible ChoicesPart IV. Teachers Learning about Teaching Children in a CommunityCarol Randell: Teaching by Learning from ChildrenJoanne Slotnik et al.: Risking Saying "I Don't Know"Jessica Seaman: A New Teacher Learning to Share Responsibility with ChildrenPart V. Parents Learning Principles of Children's Learning in a CommunityBarbara Rogoff: Becoming a Cooperative Parent in a Parent Co-operativeHoward Bartlett: Kindergarten, AgainLeslie Lewis: Parents' Learning about Children's LearningEugene Matusov: Becoming an Adult Member in a Community of LearnersPart VI. Teachers Learning about Parent Learning in a CommunityPamela Bradshaw: Qualifying to Help People Learn: Becoming a BeginnerKaren Steele: A New Teacher Learning to Share Responsibility with ParentsDenise Nelson Mavor: A Teacher Learning about Adult LearningPart VII. Communities Learning Together, Creating Learning CommunitiesMarcy Clokey-Till, Theresa Cryns, and Marilyn Johnston: Teachers Learning Together in Forming a Learning CommunityCarol Lubomudrov: Decision Making in a Learning CommunityJudy Smith and Mimi Wilson: OC Teachers Take Their Learning to Other SchoolsCarolyn Goodman Turkanis, Leslee Bartlett, and Barbara Rogoff: Never-Ending LearningIndex

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"Clearly presented and well-written, open to both general and specialist readers... Taking the full message of this book on board is not only a challenge to schooling but also to parenting and the wider society."--Professor Hazel Francis, Institute of Education, University of London