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Author Wilson, Catherine (Catherine S.)

Title Telling a different story : teaching and literacy in an urban preschool / Catherine Wilson ; foreword by Stacie G. Goffin.

Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, ©2000.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  370.9173 W747T    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 105 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Early childhood education series
Early childhood education series (Teachers College Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-100) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Contexts of teaching. Story reading in preschool classrooms -- Teaching within particular contexts -- Franklin Head Start -- Research methods and purposes -- Ch. 2. Navigating the complexities. Leaving home -- Watching the clock: the organization of time -- Too many choices: the classroom -- Beyond a model: the curriculum -- Will children be prepared for school?: support staff -- Distributing children: staffing and enrollment -- Staying inside the room: taking care of paperwork -- Concluding thoughts: "other people's children" -- Ch. 3. More than emergent literacy and developmentally appropriate practice. "There's no other way to share experiences" -- Developmentally appropriate selections? -- "Competent, strong, and able to do remarkable things" -- More than print literacy -- Beliefs and apprehensions -- Ch. 4. Reflections on teaching and teacher education. Teachers mediating the world -- Implications for teacher educators -- Further questions and contradictions -- Epilogue -- Sara's epilogue.
Subject Education, Urban -- United States -- Case studies.
Head Start programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Language arts (Preschool) -- United States -- Case studies.
Education, Urban. (OCoLC)fst00903310
Head Start programs. (OCoLC)fst00952625
Language arts (Preschool) (OCoLC)fst00992329
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Innenstadt (DE-588)4072821-3
Leseunterricht (DE-588)4035448-9
Vorschulerziehung (DE-588)4064016-4
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Case studies.
ISBN 0807738999 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807738993 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807738980 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780807738986 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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