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The Teacher Researcher's Bookshelf

Interested in learning more about the process of teacher research?

Here is a bibliography of publications about the history of teacher research, how to begin your own process of inquiry, and accounts of individual teachers' experiences with classroom research.

Brause & Mayher. (1991). Search and Re-search. London: Falmer Press

Cambourne, Brian & Jan Turbill, eds. (1994). Responsive Evaluation: Making Valid Judgements about Student Literacy. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Cochran-Smith, Marilyn and Susan Lytle. (1993). Inside-Outside: Teacher Research and Knowledge. NY: Teachers College Press.

Connelly, F. Michael & D. Jean Clandinin, eds.. (1999). Shaping a Professional Identity: Stories of Educational Practice. NY: Teachers College Press.

Connelly, F. Michael & D. Jean Clandinin. (2000). Narrative Inquiry: Experience and Story in Qualitative Research. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

Fishman, Stephen & Lucille McCarthy. (2000). Unplayed Tapes: A Personal History of Collaborative Teacher Research. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Frank, Carolyn. (1999). Ethnographic Eyes: A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Observation. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Hubbard, Ruth Shagoury and Brenda Miller Power. (1993). The Art of Classroom Inquiry: A Handbook for Teacher-Researchers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann

Hubbard, Ruth Shagoury and Brenda Miller Power.(1999). Living the Questions: A Guide for Teacher Researchers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Loughran, John, Mitchell, Ian & Judie Mitchell, eds. (2002). Learning From Teacher Research. NY: Teachers College Press.

MacLean, Marion & Marian Mohr. (1999). Teacher-Researchers At Work. Berkeley, CA: National Writing Project.

Meyer, Richard J. (1998). Composing a Teacher Study Group: Learning about Inquiry in Primary Classrooms. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Pinnell, Gay Su & Myna L Martin. (1989). Teachers and Research: Language Learning in the Classroom. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Power, Brenda Miller. (1996). Taking Note: Improving Your Observational Notetaking. York, ME: Stenhouse.

Related Resources and Links

The Dialogue - Teacher Research Edition - Summer 2003

National Writing Project - Teacher Research Resources