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Title Regarding children's words : teacher research on language and literacy / Brookline Teacher Researcher Seminar ; edited by Cynthia Ballenger ; foreword by Sarah Michaels.
Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, [2004]

Series The practitioner inquiry series
Practitioner inquiry series.
Subject Language arts (Elementary)
Action research in education.
Alt Name Ballenger, Cynthia.
Brookline Teacher Researcher Seminar.
Description xiii, 176 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-163) and index.
Contents Introduction: Developing a community of inquiry : the values and practices of the Brookline Teacher Researcher Seminar / Ann Phillips and Karen Gallas -- Turns in a conversation : an exemplar of a project in the BTRS / Ann Phillips -- I need people : storytelling in a second-grade classroom / Steve Griffin -- Reading storybooks with young children : the case of The three robbers / Cynthia Ballenger -- Students talking and writing their way into "functional" worlds / Cindy Beseler -- In search of an honest response / Jim Swaim -- What's real about imagination? / Roxanne Pappenheimer -- Mainstreaming : entering another classroom's culture / Susan Black-Donellan -- "Look, Karen, I'm running like Jello" : imagination as a question, a topic, a tool for literacy research and learning / Karen Gallas -- Afterword : Imagining the classroom / by Cathy O'Connor.
ISBN 0807744026 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807744018 (paper)
OCLC # 52860184
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Sarah Michaels 
 Introduction - Developing a Community of Inquiry: The Values and Practices of the Brookline Teacher Researcher Seminar / Ann Phillips, Karen Gallas1
1Turns in a Conversation: An Exemplar of a Project in the BTRS / Ann Phillips12
2I Need People: Storytelling in a Second-Grade Classroom / Steve Griffin22
3Reading Storybrooks with Young Children: The Case of The Three Robbers / Cynthia Ballenger31
4Students Talking and Writing Their Way into "Functional" Worlds / Cindy Beseler43
5In Search of an Honest Response / Jim Swaim71
6What's Real About Imagination? / Roxanne Pappenheimer85
7Mainstreaming: Entering Another Classroom's Culture / Susan Black-Donellan106
8"Look, Karen, I'm Running like Jello": Imagination as a Question, a Topic, a Tool for Literacy Research and Learning / Karen Gallas119
 Afterword - Imagining the Classroom / Cathy O'Connor149
 About the Contributors165

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