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Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women

Cultivating Courage, Connection, and Self-Care in Schools

Kathryn Fishman-Weaver

Paperback

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Description

Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women explores the important role school communities play in supporting the social and emotional needs of high-achieving young women. Using a youth participatory action research model, this project follows 20 student researchers from high school through college. This longitudinal study leads to ' Wholehearted Teaching, ' a new framework for cultivating courage, connection, and self-care in schools. Framed with personal stories and filled with practical suggestions, this book offers strategies for teachers, counselors, parents, and high-achieving young women as they navigate the precipice of youth and everything after.

Routledge, 9781618218186, 216pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2018



About the Author

Kathryn Fishman-Weaver, Ph.D., serves as the Director of Academic Affairs for Mizzou K-12. As the principal of the global middle and high school programs, she works with students and teachers around the world. Prior to the principalship, Dr. Fishman-Weaver taught in public schools in Oakland, CA, and Columbia, MO. She has taught special education, gifted education, English language arts, and teacher preparation. Dr. Fishman-Weaver writes and presents frequently on student support, teacher leadership, and gender and education. She loves the written word, a good nap, and impromptu family dance parties in her kitchen. You can follow her work on educational leadership at http: //wholeheartedschoolleadership.com