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The American educational system is a "public" system, yet most of what goes on in schools remains unseen. With few sustained opportunities to discuss their work together, teachers cannot learn from or build on the accomplishments of their peers. In order to address this "knowledge-drain," faculty and staff at NCREST are developing a web-based collection of teaching and learning with diverse students in challenging contexts. Building on work begun initially at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, these multimedia websites provide succinct and engaging ways for teachers to share what they have learned with others. Read Overview for more information. . . (PDF).

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Related Books and Exhibitions
Learning from the practice of veteran and novice teachers is a digital exhibition and overview (pdf) published by the Journal of Teacher Education. It brings together materials from websites documenting the work of a three high school English teacher and a teacher educator who uses web-based representations of teaching in her course on “Methods in Secondary English.

Making Teaching Public is a digital exhibition that highlights seven websites that document teaching and learning in classrooms in California, Philadelphia and New York City.
Documenting Teaching: An Experimental Seminar. This gallery shows five websites produced as part of an experimental seminar offered in the department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College in Spring 05. The websites document teaching in contexts ranging from a preschool classroom to a twelfth grade social studies class and explore their similar elements.
Going Public with our Teaching: An Anthology of Practice. Thomas Hatch, Dilruba Ahmed, Ann Lieberman, Deborah Faigenbaum, Melissa Eiler White, and Desiree H. Pointer Mace, Editors. New York: Teachers College Press. 2005. Going Public Companion Website including the book's introduction, the table of contents, links to web sites described in the book, and related links to other online resources.
Into the Classroom : Developing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Thomas Hatch with Melissa Eiler White, Jason Raley, Kimberlee Austin, Sarah Capitelli & Deborah Faigenbaum. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2005.


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