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Culturally Contested Pedagogy
Culturally Contested Pedagogy (November 2005)
Battles of Literacy and Schooling between Mainstream Teachers and Asian Immigrant Parents
Guofang Li - Author

Advocates for a greater cultural understanding of minority beliefs in literacy education and a more critical examination of mainstream instructional practices.

The voices of teachers, parents, and students create a compelling ethnographic study that examines the debate between traditional and progressive pedagogies in literacy education and the mismatch of cross-cultural discourses between mainstream schools ...(Read More)

Urban Education with an Attitude
Urban Education with an Attitude (March 2005)
Lauri Johnson - Editor
Mary E. Finn - Editor
Rebecca Lewis - Editor

Teachers, community activists, and parents acknowledge and applaud democratic educational systems that establish partnerships between universities and the urban communities they serve.

This book profiles local and national efforts to transform urban education and reinvent urban teacher preparation. It describes real programs in real urban schools that have developed policy initiatives that promote educational equity, ...(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)
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)
The Teacher's Body
The Teacher's Body (July 2003)
Embodiment, Authority, and Identity in the Academy
Diane P. Freedman - Editor
Martha Stoddard Holmes - Editor
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson - Foreword by
Madeleine R. Grumet - Afterword

A rich and honest conversation about professors' lives and the absurdity of trying to separate the personal from the professional.

These highly personal essays from a range of academic settings explore the palpable moments of discomfort, disempowerment, and/or enlightenment that emerge when we discard the fiction that the teacher has no body. Visible and/or invisible, the body can transform both the teacher's experience ...(Read More)
Practice Makes Practice
Practice Makes Practice (April 2003)
A Critical Study of Learning to Teach, Revised Edition
Deborah P. Britzman - Author
Maxine Greene - Foreword by

This revised edition of the classic text explores the complexity of what learning to teach means.

While the research on teacher education continues to proliferate, Practice Makes Practice remains the discipline's indispensable classic text. Drawing upon critical ethnography, this new edition of this best-selling book asks the question, what does learning to teach do and mean to newcomers and to those who surrou...(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)
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