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Books: Fall 2018
Recent books published by members of the HGSE community.
SELF-REGULATION IN LEARNING
Alison Bailey and Margaret Heritage
Using practical examples, Alison Bailey, Ed.M.’91, Ed.D.’95, and Margaret Heritage describe how teachers can help all students become better at taking charge of their own learning, a skill that will help not only in class, but also later in life. As they describe, self-regulated learning allows students to set goals for their learning and figure out what steps are needed to reach goals. It also helps them better use their time and recognize what needs to be done when they get off track.
DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION MADE PRACTICAL
Rhonda Bondie and Akane Zusho
Providing different instruction for different students in a classroom is often a huge challenge for teachers. In this book, Lecturer Rhonda Bondie, a former teacher, and Akane Zusho use a system called All Learners Learning Every Day (ALL-ED) that tailors instruction for teachers. The book offers useful class examples, self-reflection activities, and a question at the beginning of each chapter that will help teachers better think through their objectives in helping all learners. Each chapter also offers current research in a given area.
Dionisia Morales, Ed.M.’93, has mostly lived on the East Coast, dotted with a summer here and there in other places. Then a job with the Oregon Department of Education took her 3,000 miles away to the other side of country. “What strange, new place is this?” she asked herself. “And how will I survive here?” In this collection of short essays, Morales writes about her relocation and asks questions relevant to migration, what it means to claim a place as your own, different mindsets, and what we mean when we say “home.”
JUST ONE QUESTION: A ROAD TRIP MEMOIR
For six months, traveling across the country is his red 1993 Honda Civic, Ty Sassaman, Ed.M.’06, posed one question to the people he met: If you could ask everyone you met just one question, what would you ask? Starting with the park ranger in Pennsylvania who told him his question was circular and she wasn’t that deep, to “What’s something you never told anyone in your life?” (childhood friend in Michigan), to “Do you know where the emergency station is?” (Burning Man volunteer), to “What are you doing to change the world?” (guy giving him a tattoo in Austin, Texas), Sassaman gives us a taste of America, as he experienced it.
Cuz, meaning both “cousin” and “because,” is a memoir by Professor Danielle Allen that, as The New York Times writes in its review of the book, mourns a loss and denounc-es a system. It’s the tragic story of Allen’s cousin, Michael, who spent time in and out of prison, the first when he was a teenager. Described as someone who “beams and all the lights come on,” Michael was murdered when he was only 29. Allen explores Michael’s life, her own relationship to him as “cousin on duty,” and the devastating impact that poverty, gangs, drugs, and love can have on a life.
Full book list:
Chardonnay Moms, Jane Condon, Ed.M.’74
Cuz, Professor Danielle Allen
Differentiated Instruction Made Practical, Lecturer Rhonda Bondie
The Diversity Bargain, Associate Professor Natasha Warikoo, Ed.M.’97
Harvard Educational Review, number one, volume 88, spring 2018
Homing Instincts, Dionisia Morales, Ed.M.’93
Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, Ty Sassaman, Ed.M.’06
Organizing Academic Colleges: A Guide for Deans, Anne-Marie McCartan, Ed.D.’86
Professional Development in Relational Learning Communities, Mirian Raider-Roth, Ed.D.’01
Reclaiming Accountability in Teacher Education, chapter by Megina Baker, researcher, Project Zero
Self-Regulation in Learning, Alison Bailey, Ed.M.’91, Ed.D.’95
Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education, chapter by Andrea Wells, Ed.M.’10
Women Who March, Adena Raub Dershowitz, Ed.M.’08