Helpful Websites:
The Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation at TC

Useful Books:
Ayers, William (2001). To Teach: the Journey of a Teacher. Clark, Christopher (2001).

Talking Shop: Authentic Conversation and Teacher Learning. Sarason, Seymour (1999).

Teaching as a Performing Art. Gardner, Howard.

Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Gardner, Howard.

Putamayo CDs (multicultural music source)

Recommended Readings:
Ayers, Ed. (1995). To become a teacher: Making a difference in children’s lives. NY: Teachers College Press.

Ayers, W. (2001). To teach: the journey of a teacher. New York: Teachers College Press.

Amabile, T.M. (1989). Growing up creative: Nurturing a Lifetime of creativity. NewYork:Crown

Bandura, A. (1997). Self-efficacy: The exercise of control. New York, W.H. Freeman.

Brooks, J. G., and Brooks, M.G. (1993). In search of understanding: The case for constructivist classrooms. Alexandria, VA, ASCD.

Bruner, J. (1996). The culture of education. Massachusetts, Harvard University Press.

Burton, J.M. (1994). The arts in school reform: Other conversations. NY: Teachers College Record, 95, 477-493.

Caine, R. N., and Caine, G. (1994). Education on the edge of possibility. Alexandria, VA, ASCD Yearbook.

Dewey, J. (1934). Art as experience. NY: Berkley Publishing Group.

Eisner, E. W. (1998). The kind of schools we need: Personal essays. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Forman, E. A., Minick, N. and Store, C.A., Ed. (1993). Contexts for learning. New York, Oxford University Press.

Gardner, H. (1993). Multiple intelligences. NY: Basic Books.

Graue, E. M. a. Walsh., D. (1998). Studying children in context: Theories, methods, and ethics. CA, Sage.

Greene, M. (1995). Releasing the imagination: Essays on education, the arts, and social change. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Jackson, P. W. (1998). John Dewey and the lessons of art. New Haven: Yale University Press.

O'Neil, J. and Willis, Scott, Eds. (1998). Transforming classroom practice. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

Paris, S. G. and Winograd, P. (1998). The role of self-regulated learning in contextual teaching: Principles and practices for teacher preparation Contextual teaching and learning: Helping students make the connection.

Pogonowski, L. (1989). Metacognition: A dimension of musical thinking. Dimentions of musical thinking. E. Boardman, Ed. Reston, VA, Music Educators National

Pogonowski, L. (2001). The role of context in teaching and learning music. Dimensions of teaching and learning music. E.Boardman, Ed. Reston, VA, Music Educators National Conference. (In press).

Sarason, S. (1999). Teaching as a performing art. New York: Teachers College Press

Schon, D. (1991). The reflective task: Case studies in and on education practice. New York, Teachers College Press.

Vygotsky, L. (1978). Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Wineburg, S and Grossman, P. Eds. (2000). Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Challenges to implementation. NY: Teachers College Press.