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Preservice Teachers, Social Class, and Race in Urban Schools

Experiences and Strategies for Teacher Preparation

Authors: Lewis, Andrea

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  • First book to highlight the personal journeys of teacher educators who balance social class and race in interacting with students and their parents   
  • Includes case studies with unique insights from past student and teachers about teaching in high poverty urban schools
  • Provides current preservice teachers with strategies for teaching students from diverse backgrounds
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This book provides an autobiographical and research-based exploration of the perceptions of Black middle and upper class preservice teachers about teaching and learning in high poverty urban schools.  While there is an extensive body of knowledge on White preservice teachers, limited studies examine Black middle and upper class preservice teachers who may also lack experience with students in high poverty urban schools. Through this narrative, the author explores her own professional journey and a research study of former students who experienced the same boundary crossing. Their voices add to the body of current knowledge of how race and class affect the perceptions of preservice teachers.

About the authors

Andrea D. Lewis is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Education Department at Spelman College, USA. Lewis has received awards for exemplary community service and excellence in education from numerous organizations, including Atlanta Public Schools, the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, United Negro College Fund, Turner Broadcasting, and Outstanding Atlanta. 

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Preservice Teachers, Social Class, and Race in Urban Schools
Book Subtitle
Experiences and Strategies for Teacher Preparation
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-95127-7
DOI
10.1057/978-1-349-95127-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-349-95126-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 137
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
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