Advisory in Urban High Schools

Advisory in Urban High Schools

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Far from being solely imparters of information, teachers have long been tasked with multiple and increasing responsibilities. Recent decades have now seen a formal expansion of these responsibilities, adding often-unfamiliar duties to teachers' already full plates. Advisory in Urban High Schools explores the expanded roles of teachers who serve as advisors to students, a role that often demands teachers provide social-emotional support to their advisees. Through an in-depth study of teachers in multiple small, urban high schools with advisory programs, this book considers the precedents for the advisor's role; the interpretations, enactments, and responses teachers bring to the advisor's role; and the experiences of and outcomes for students.As a second-year teacher, she carried an advisory class and also held a school leadership role, taught all of her ... each of which required separate lesson plans, texts, and exams), carried an advisory class, and supervised Kinga#39;s afterschoolanbsp;...

Title:Advisory in Urban High Schools
Author:Kate Phillippo
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-08-01


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