Telling Stories in Book Clubs: Women Teachers and Professional Development

Telling Stories in Book Clubs: Women Teachers and Professional Development

by Mary Kooy

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006)

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Overview

This book examines questions in the intersections of narrative, teaching, communities of learning, knowledge, women teachers and teacher development. Stories constitute the heart of this book and the glue that holds the pieces together. This book explores the ways women educators understand and make sense of their lives and develop their personal practical knowledge of teaching through narrative texts and experiences in informal learning groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441941589
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/29/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 8.11(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Women Reading, Teaching and Learning.- The Study: Re-Plotting the Stories of Teacher Development.- Analyzing and Re-Presenting the Data.- The Teachers in the Book Clubs.- Book Clubs: Establishing Processes and Protocols.- New Beginnings and Telling Stories.- Lessons of Learning and Teaching.- “Lead Kindly Light”: Teachers Learning and Leading Together.- “Crossing Borders”: Stories of Teaching, Gender, and Identity.- The Telling Stories of Teacher Book Clubs.

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