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Exchanging Writing, Exchanging Cultures

Lessons in School Reform from the United States and Great Britain

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674273948

Publication Date: 03/25/1997


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 line illustrations


  • A Note from the Author
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Borders Are Not Boundaries
  • 2. Learning about Policy and Curriculum: The National Surveys
  • 3. Comparing Local Contexts: Exchanges among Teachers, Schools, and Classrooms
  • 4. Sharing Responsibility, Releasing Control: Carol Mather, Fiona Rodgers
  • 5. Managing Mixed-Ability Teaching, Raising Standards: Nancy Hughes, Peter Ross
  • 6. Creating Opportunity, Implementing National Examinations: Ann Powers, Gillian Hargrove
  • 7. Elevating Expectations, Facing Constraints: Bridget Franklin, Philippa Furlong
  • 8. Crossing Cultures
  • Appendixes
    • 1. Chapter 2 Tables
    • 2. Value Orientations in Teaching Writing
    • 3. Data Collection and Analysis for the Exchange
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1995 Richard A. Meade Award, National Council of Teachers of English
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