Scholar-Practitioner Heuristic

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Engaging Educators as Scholar-Practitioners

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Welcome to the Scholar-Practitioner Nexus. This website is an outgrowth of our book, On Being a Scholar-Practitioner: Wisdom in Action.  In the book, we stress the importance of Communities of[...]

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When you hear the term "Scholar-Practitioner" what thoughts come to mind? Do you see yourself as a Scholar-Practitioner? Is this a professional identity you value? What adjectives do you associate[...]

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Hacker, Andrew & Dreifus, Claudia. Higher Education? How Colleges are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids--And What We Can Do about It.  New York: Times Books, 2010. Higher Education?[...]

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Jack, Anthony Abraham. The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. The Privileged Poor Anthony Jack begins by acknowledging that elite universities[...]

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Matousek, Mark. Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good. New York: Doubleday, 2011. Ethical Wisdom A great deal of attention is given to the skills that educators need to be competent[...]

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Gloria Ladson-Billings challenges the educational research in school and classroom practice claiming that the current fixation on what we call the achievement gap is misguided and misplaced.  

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Gloria Ladson-Billings, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents "Getting Serious about Education: Culturally Relevant Teaching for New Century Students," part of the John M. Wozniak[...]

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Taylor, Jill Bolte. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey. New York: Viking, 2008. My Stroke of Insight Although this book does not deal directly with education, we[...]

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Tough, Paul. Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Helping Children Succeed In this follow-up to his New York Times bestseller, How Children Succeed, journalist[...]

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Tough, Paul. The Years that Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019 The Years that Matter Most In this book, Paul Tough turns[...]

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Piantanida, Maria. A Call to Learning: From Resistance to Engagement. Pittsburgh: Learning Moments Press, 2020. A Call to Learning “When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the[...]

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