Research on teacher learning has too often excluded personal development in considering professional development. This timely book argues that the development of a professional identity is inextricable from personal identity. It suggests that when teachers are given the opportunity to compose their own stories of learning within a supportive community, they can then begin to compose new narratives of identity and practice. This book is a critical tool for educators seeking to refine their teaching practice and author their own development.Students often experienced competing conceptions of reading in their adolescent literature class and in their British literature class and vastly different conceptions of writing in their university composition theory class and in the ninth gradeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teacher Narrative as Critical Inquiry|
|Author||:||Joy S. Ritchie, David E. Wilson|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2000|