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Life in Classrooms

Philip W. Jackson

168 pages
Teachers College Press
Since its first appearance, Life in Classrooms has established itself as a classic study of the educational process at its most fundamental level. The book's aim is to encourage researchers to examine more deeply the dynamics of classroom learning, the cornerstone of educational change. Focusing on elementary classrooms, chapters include: The Daily Grind, Students’ Feelings about School, Involvement and Withdrawal in the Classroom, Teachers’ Views, The Need for New Perspectives.