Listening: A Framework for Teaching Across Differences by Katherine Schultz,Frederick Erickson

By Katherine Schultz,Frederick Erickson

How can new and skilled lecturers reconsider their educating and discover ways to embody and develop from the range they come upon between their scholars? instead of getting ready academics to stick with prescriptions or blueprints, Katherine Schultz means that they take delivery of the instruments and the chance to wait and reply to the scholars they educate. during this booklet, she bargains a conceptual framework for “deep listening,” illustrating how winning lecturers pay attention for the particularities of every pupil, hear for the rhythm and stability of the complete classification, hear for the wider contexts in their scholars’ lives, and pay attention for silence and acts of silencing. Listening during this demeanour brings jointly wisdom of person scholars, an knowing of a student’s position in the lecture room and group, and mastery of material and pedagogy. that includes the views of scholars and lecturers, this quantity proposes new methods of wondering instructing throughout all grade degrees and topic parts, addressing the various demanding situations posed by means of the present weather of high-stakes trying out and standardization.

“Teaching calls for cautious listening. . . . for you to discover ways to hear in an effort to train rather well, and to discover your educating attention-grabbing from 365 days to the following, pay shut realization to how those lecturers do their day-by-day work.”

—From the Foreword via Frederick Erickson

“This is a fantastically crafted, clever, humane e-book that counters the frenzy to criteria and test-taking. rather than a ‘one-size-fits-all’ technique that constricts studying, Schultz advocates convincingly for a nuanced technique in response to ‘listening.’ this can be a e-book each educator from kindergarten via graduate school should read.”
—Michael B. Katz, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of historical past, college of Pennsylvania

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