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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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As educators, we are living in unprecedented times. The closing of schools throughout the United States has forced us, ready or not, to alternative ways of teaching and learning. We[...]

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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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Schwartz, Barry & Sharpe, Kenneth. Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing. (New York: Riverhead Books, 2010). Practical Wisdom Schwartz and Sharpe offer an insightful analysis of[...]

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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. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Boston: Houghton, Miffline, Harcourt, 2012. How Children Succeed What makes the difference between students who succeed and[...]

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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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Piantanida, Maria, McMahon, Patricia L., & Llewellyn, Marilyn. On Being a Scholar-Practitioner: Practical Wisdom in Action. (Pittsburgh: Learning Moments Press, 2019). On Being a Scholar-Practitioner: Practical Wisdom in Action On[...]

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