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Flip the System US, how teachers can transform education and save democracy, edited by Michael Soskil

"This powerful and honest book uncovers how we can flip the system, building a more democratic, equitable, and cohesive society where teacher expertise drives solutions to education challenges. Editor Michael Soskil brings together a team of diverse voices to highlight solutions, spark positive change, and show us the path forward towards a more civil and more peaceful America. In each chapter, inspiring educators describe how we can create lasting and meaningful change by elevating teacher expertise; educating the whole child; increasing teacher morale; and fighting for all of our children to have equitable opportunity and quality schools", Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Part I. Public Education as the Foundation of Democratic Society -- 1. An American Education System with Integrity / Dennis Shirley -- 2. Engendering Student Civic Engagement: A Los Angeles Student Focus Group / Estella Owoimaha-Church -- 3. Regaining the Democratic Heart of Education / Gert Biesta -- 4. Teaching for Democracy: The Role of Student Autonomy and Agency / Michael Soskil -- Part II. An Equitable System for All -- 5. Systems that Promote Equitable Outcomes / Josh Parker -- 6. Beyond Privilege: Using Student Perspectives to Create a More Equitable System / Jinni Forcucci, Kristin Nichols, and Karli Sunnergren 7. The Day After: Education and Equity after the Global Pandemic / Andy Hargreaves -- 8. Closing the Rural Opportunity Gap / Lindsey Jensen -- 9. Market Forces and Erosion of Education as a Public Good: Widening Equity Gaps / T. Jameson Brewer and Amanda U. Potterton -- Part III. Healthy Students, Healthy Schools, and Healthy Communities -- 10. Educating the Whole Child / Sean Slade -- 11. Flipping the System: A Primer for the Classroom Teacher / Mairi Cooper -- 12. Refugee and Immigrant Education: Strengthening Our Communities / Mandy Manning -- 13. Impact of Trauma on the Foundational Identities of Our Children / Beth Davey and Kelly D. Holstine Part IV. Elevating Teacher Expertise into Education Decisions -- 14. Teaching is a Political Profession: Stepping into the Arena / Melissa Tomlinson -- 15. Lessons for the United States from International Education Systems / Pasi Sahlberg -- 16. A Case Study in Distributed Leadership: Sanger Unified School District / Tracey Fritch -- 18. Education Union Renewal: The Key to Flipping the System / Howard Stevenson -- Part V. Supporting Teachers in a Flipped System 19. Addressing the Shortage: Recruiting our Next Generation of Teachers / Kimberly Eckert -- 20. Supporting Teachers from Historically Marginalized Communities / Michael Peña, Winter Marshall-Allen, Carlos Avila, Melissa Collins, Alhassan Susso, and Jill Davidson -- 21. Democratized Professional Learning: The Edcamp Model / Dan Callahan -- 22. Pockets of Innovation: Transformational Professional Learning and Development / Trista Hollweck and Dyane Smokorowski -- Epilogue The Death and Life of the Teacher / Jelmer Evers -- List of Contributors -- Index
Literary Form
non fiction
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 202 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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