Books: New in Print
Global Voices: Culture and Identity in the Teaching of English, ed. by Joseph O. Milner and Carol A. Pope (National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801; 229 pp., $22.95 paper). A collection of essays, anecdotes, and ideas about the teaching of English that grew out of the 1990 International Federation for the Teaching of English conference in Auckland, New Zealand.
Along Freedom Road: Hyde County, N.C., and the Fate of Black Schools in the South, by David S. Cecelski (The University of North Carolina Press, P.O. Box 2288, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515-2288; 235 pp., $14.95, paper). The author depicts one county's historic struggle for civil rights within the context of the dismantling of black education in the South.
The Need for Story: Cultural Diversity in Classroom and Community, ed. by Anne Haas Dyson and Celia Genishi (National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801; 259 pp., $19.95 paper). Through essays and stories, the contributors explore the nature of storytelling, focusing on the complex relationships among stories, gender, and ethnicity.
How To Get Your Teaching Ideas Published: A Writer's Guide to Educational Publishing, by Jean Stangl (Walker & Company, 435 Hudson St., New York, N.Y. 10014; 222 pp., $24.95 cloth; $14.95 paper). This handbook guides readers through each step of the publishing process for articles, curriculum supplements, and books.
Leadership in Educational Reform: An Administrator's Guide to Changes in Special Education, by Daniel D. Sage and Leonard C. Burrello (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, Md. 21285-0624; 331 pp., $32 paper). A guide to different strategies that can be used to create an educational system that involves a diverse student population.
Professional Development Schools: Schools for Developing a Profession, ed. by Linda Darling-Hammond (Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Ave., New York, N.Y. 10027; 228 pp., $19.95 paper). An examination of the new model of teacher education, including a comparison of different professional-development practices.
Building Teams, Building People: Expanding the Fifth Resource, by Thomas R. Harvey and Bonita Drolet (Technomic Publishing Company Inc., Box 3535, Lancaster, Pa. 17604; 208 pp., $35 paper). An administrators' guide to expanding personnel energy through effective school leadership.
Inspiring Active Learning: A Handbook for Teachers, by Merrill Harmin (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; 198 pp., $14.95 paper). A teachers' handbook of strategies for encouraging students to become active, responsible learners.
Reading and Literacy
Teaching Reading to High-Risk Learners: A Unified Perspective, ed. by Karen D. Wood and Bob Algozzine (Allyn & Bacon, 160 Gould St., Needham Heights, Mass. 02194; 357 pp., $39.95 cloth). A new perspective on the relationship between reading education and special education and how this unified dynamic might play out in the classroom.