19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City


"19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City, the definitive overview of urban education, is provocative in style and rich in detail. Emphasizing the complexity of urban education, Steinberg, Kincheloe, and the authors ask direct questions about what urban teachers need to know. Their answers are guaranteed to generate both classroom discussion and discourse in the field for years to come. This is a volume that should be used in every school of education. Important topics include: difference in urban education; motives for teaching in city settings; understanding and dealing with drop-outs; the role of counseling in urban schools; identifying resistance in urban settings; gangs and gang membership; evaluation and assessment; unique issues relating to disabilities; bilingual education; unique issues in urban literacy; urban students and the writing process; technology in urban classrooms; the value of teaching science in urban settings; the role of aesthetics in city schools; health risks among city students; understanding the urban family.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Joe L. Kincheloe
  • Philip M. Anderson
  • Judith P. Summerfield
  • Rebecca A. Goldstein
  • Florence Rubinson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004


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