Classrooms As Learning Communities : What's in It for Schools?.

In classrooms that operate as learning communities, the social and learning purposes advance together through all participants being involved and engaged in building knowledge. This book demonstrates a new way of seeing and managing classrooms through: an integration of what's best in learning...

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Watkins, Chris.
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: Abingdon, Oxon : Taylor & Francis Group, 2005.
Series:What's in It for Schools? Ser.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Classrooms, Change, Learning, Teaching, Community
  • 3. Community
  • 4. Classrooms as Learning Communities Practices in Classrooms
  • 5. Goals in a Learning Community
  • 6. Tasks in a Learning Community
  • 7. Social Structure in a Learning Community
  • 8. Resources in a Learning Community
  • 9. Roles in a Learning Community Observing Classrooms as Learning Communities
  • 10. Schools as Learning Communities