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Trading Stories: Middle-Class White Women Teachers and the Creation of Collective Narratives About Students and Families in a Diverse Elementary School

by Irene H. Yoon
This article analyzes the way that a teacher community shares stories about students in a racially and socioeconomically diverse elementary school.
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Structuring Opportunity After Entry: Who Has Access to High Quality Instruction During College?

by Josipa Roksa
When inequality of opportunity is discussed in higher education, it typically pertains to access to college. This article shifts attention to instructional quality and examines whether students from all sociodemographic groups report similar levels of instructional quality and whether that changes as they progress through college.
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Book Reviews

Teacher Agency: An Ecological Approach

by Mark Priestley, Gert Biesta, & Sarah Robinson
reviewed by Scott Morrison


Teaching U.S. History Thematically: Document-Based Lessons for the Secondary Classroom

by Rosalie Metro
reviewed by Gregory Samuels & Amy Samuels


Corporal Punishment in Rural Schools: Student Problem Behaviors, Academic Outcomes and School Safety Efforts

by Seunghee Han
reviewed by Richard Fossey


The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools

by Jonathan Zimmerman & Emily Robertson
reviewed by David Lee Carlson & Joseph David Sweet


Successful College Teaching Begins with Throwing Away Your Lecture Notes

by Calvin Luther Martin
reviewed by Karen S. Buchanan


Education researcher Michael A. Gottfried discusses his article, The Role of Attending Center-Based Care for Kindergarten-Aged Children With Disabilities. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Is the Teaching Profession Dominated by Bad Teachers? How Would We Know?

by Jeffrey Holmes, David C. Berliner, Mari E. Koerner, Niels Piepgrass & Carlos Valcarcel
This is a commentary about research being undertaken at Arizona State University on "bad" teachers.

Engaging Youth in School (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.

TCR Yearbooks - Call for Proposals

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.

Publishing in TCR
To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.
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