Presented in an engaging and stimulating manner, Case Study Analysis in the Classroom: Becoming a Reflective Teacher provides beginning teachers a variety of typical classroom problems to analyze and solve. Solving the case study problems helps new teachers develop the knowledge bases they need to solve real problems in their own classrooms. More than a book of cases, it is an important starting point for students learning about case study research, especially the analysis of cases and their potential uses in the classroom. In addition, readers will also be guided through the process of reflective problem solving, developing an educational philosophy, and writing their own case studies.

Learning to Use Case Studies to Solve Classroom Problems

Learning to use case studies to solve classroom problems

In Chapter 2, four case studies will be presented and analyzed to teach specific lessons about how to use case studies to solve classroom problems. By design it is anticipated that you will be confronted by new ideas about classrooms and teaching. You should be patient with yourself as you learn to examine the world from the eyes of a teacher rather than from your current viewpoint—the eyes of a student.

Case Study One—Low Achievement: Antonio Johnson (Part I)

It is the third week of school and Antonio's teacher is already concerned about his academic progress. Antonio is an undersized African American male in the seventh grade with significant academic ...

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