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Conducting action research in the classroom is a significant way for teachers to assess their own teaching with regard to student learning. Designed for teachers, especially reading teachers,Action Research for Teachers: Traveling the Yellow Brick Roaduses the analogy of action research as a journey for self-discovery in evaluating how effective they are as classroom teachers. The text provides a clear and thorough set of exercises and directives for determining a research plan, organizing the research, developing evaluation tools, collecting, displayng and evaluating data.
Joanne M. Arhar is a professor and associate dean on the College of Education, Health, and Human Services at Kent State University.
Table of Contents
|The scholar's journey|
|Somewhere Over the Rainbow|
|A Time for Transformation If Ever a Time There Was|
|Action Research Defined: Doing It Differently|
|New Worlds - New Challenges - New Minds|
|Human Understanding and Community|
|Challenges to Educators|
|Calling All Wizards|
|Visions of a Profession of Wizards|
|Learning: Creating New Possibilities for Action|
|Professional Learning, Scholarship, and Community|
|Action Research and Educational Promise|
|Exploring the Forest: Developing Tools for the Journey|
|Defining And Putting Action Research In Context|
|The Bigger Picture: Paradigms, Theories, and Research|
|Action Research in the Context of Research|
|Three Orientations to Knowledge and Methods of Research|
|Methods of Research|
|Images of Teacher Learning: Three Ways to Consider the Relationship|
|Between Knowledge and Practice|
|Characteristics of Action Research|
|From a Meandering Path to the Yellow Brick Road|
|A Brief History of Action Research|
|Against the Tides: Trail Blazers|
|Today: AR as Critical Reflection|
|Exploring Researcher Selves And The Profession|
|Journey of the Self: There's No Place Like Home|
|Ways to Exolore Our Teaching Selves|
|The Development Journey: Self and Action Research|
|A Developmental Continuum: Learning to Love the Journey|
|Three Domains of Development|
|Developing An Inquiring Mind Case Studies|
|Helping Jen Learn English as a Second Language|
|The Literature Circle's Study|
|The S.T.A.R. Club Study|
|The Democratic Classroom Study|
|From Curiosity to Research Questions|
|How Do Questions Evolve?|
|Lenses for Inquiry: Zooming In, Zooming Out|
|Exploring and Problematizing Our Practice|
|What Do I Already Know?|
|Problematizing the Story of Chuck|
|A Scaffold for Problematizing|
|What Do Others Know?|
|Students and Colleagues as Resources|
|Reviewing the Literature to Problematize|
|What Do I Expect to Find?|
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