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Schultz, Katherine
Rethinking classroom participation : listening to silent voices / Katherine Schultz ; foreword by Ray McDermott
New York : Teachers College Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB3013 .S38 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Classroom management
Self-esteem in children
Educational psychology
Physical Description xiv, 173 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-159) and index
Summary Katherine Schultz examines the complex role student silence can play in teaching and learning. Urging teachers to listen to student silence in new ways, this book offers real-life examples and proven strategies for "rethinking classroom participation" to include all students--those eager to raise their hands to speak and those who may pause or answer in different ways.--From publisher description
Contents 1. Participation and silence in the classroom. Broadening notions of classroom participation -- Understanding silence as participation -- Considering perspectives on classroom silences -- Applying sociocultural theories of silence to classroom settings -- Plan of the book -- 2. Forms and functions of silence. Silence as resistance -- Silence as power -- Silence as protection -- Silence as a response to trauma -- Silence as a time and space for creativity and learning -- Conclusion: expanding our frameworks -- 3. Classroom silences, classroom talk. Silence as integral to teaching and learning -- Silence and classroom routines -- Conclusion: connecting silence to learning -- 4. Student silences, curricular participation. The limits of multicultural curriculum as a response to student silences -- Classroom context and curriculum intervention -- Connecting curriculum to students' lives -- Addressing student silence through multimodalities -- Conclusion: opening up the curriculum to all students -- 5. Learning from student silence. Meanings of student silence in classrooms -- Silence, participating, and democratic practice -- Investigating silence by taking an inquiry stance -- Tools for understanding student silence -- Curricular innovation to rethink participation -- Responding to student silence -- Investigating silence while learning to teach -- Rethinking participation -- Appendix : Partial transcript of the author's chair event

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