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Counternarratives (February 2008)
Studies of Teacher Education and Becoming and Being a Teacher
Robert V. Bullough Jr. - Author

Relying on local, self, and historical studies, the author argues for better—not best—practices in teaching and teacher education.

Representing more than two decades of Robert V. Bullough Jr.’s research into the problems of teaching and teacher education, this book presents a set of guiding principles that hold promise for achieving increasingly powerful teacher education.

This book offers a comprehensive, “social constructivist” approach to preservice education. Written in a clear, accessible style, it presents key principles of teacher education and concrete examples from eight successful programs in Australia, Canada, and the United States. It extends constructivism beyond Piag...(Read More)

Preparing for Inclusive Teaching
Preparing for Inclusive Teaching (February 2005)
Meeting the Challenges of Teacher Education Reform
Elizabeth Bondy - Editor
Dorene D. Ross - Editor

A resource to help institutions navigate the choppy waters of reform.

Grounded in the reform effort of a large state university with a history of excellence in teacher education, this book provides teacher educators and institutions with a valuable resource for navigating the choppy waters of reform. Contributors, all involved in the reform process, tell the story of the University of Florida's efforts in the mid-1990...(Read More)
Talking about a Revolution
Talking about a Revolution (March 2004)
The Languages of Educational Reform
Jacqueline Cossentino - Author

Analyzes how teachers attempt to translate the language of reform into pedagogical action.

Talking about a Revolution
tells the story of school reform from the perspective of teachers engaged in it, illuminating the complexity of teachers' roles in transforming policy into practice. Al, Brian, and Camille teach at a large, comprehensive high school in a suburb of a major mid-western city. They use the languages of ed...(Read More)
Teaching Cooperative Learning
Teaching Cooperative Learning (January 2004)
The Challenge for Teacher Education
Elizabeth G. Cohen - Editor
Celeste M. Brody - Editor
Mara Sapon-Shevin - Editor

Winner of the 2004 AESA Critics' Choice Award presented by the American Educational Studies Association

Explores cooperative learning practices.

Teacher educators from ten institutions and programs in the United States, Canada, and Germany describe the ways in which they have changed teacher preparation to more fully incorporate cooperative learning concepts. Analytical commentaries on the...(Read More)
Rethinking Standards through Teacher Preparation Partnerships
Rethinking Standards through Teacher Preparation Partnerships (August 2002)
Gary A. Griffin - and Associates

Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Explores a particular educational reform effort, teacher preparation partnerships, with special attention to standards and assessment.

This book documents six exemplary teacher preparation programs participating in school-university partnerships in an effort to examine issues of standards in teacher education. It describes how attention to standards ha...(Read More)
From Isolation to Conversation
From Isolation to Conversation (February 2002)
Supporting New Teachers' Development
Dwight L. Rogers - Author
Leslie M. Babinski - Author

Provides a model to help new teachers adjust to challenges faced as they begin their classroom careers.

A new teacher's first year in the classroom is often filled with terrifying new challenges and great loneliness. From Isolation to Conversation uses an inquiry-oriented form of professional development known as the New Teacher Group to provide teachers with the opportunity to engage in discussions with their pe...(Read More)
Educating Culturally Responsive Teachers
Educating Culturally Responsive Teachers (December 2001)
A Coherent Approach
Ana Maria Villegas - Author
Tamara Lucas - Author

Provides a coherent framework for preparing teachers to work with a diverse student population.

Offering a conceptual framework and practical strategies for teacher preparation in schools with increasingly diverse racial and ethnic student populations, this book presents a coherent approach to educating culturally responsive teachers. The authors focus on the importance of recruiting and preparing a diverse teaching f...(Read More)
Reeducating the Educator
Reeducating the Educator (November 2001)
Global Perspectives on Community Building
Helen Christiansen - Editor
S. Ramadevi - Editor

A comparative look at the professional development of teachers and teacher educators.

Reeducating the Educator focuses on community building within teacher education programs in Canada, Israel, Australia, and the United States. Maintaining that communities have to be built and sustained, the contributors discuss possible theoretical frameworks underlying community building and change and suggest that there is a need for teacher ...(Read More)
Teaching Selves
Teaching Selves (July 2001)
Identity, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education
Jane Danielewicz - Author

CHOICE 2001 Outstanding Academic Book

Through the experiences of six students who wish to become high school teachers, this book explores the process of what it means to be a teacher and proposes ten principles for identity development.

This is a book about how identities arise, in particular, about how individuals “become” teachers, and how pedagogy in teacher education programs...(Read More)
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