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Questioning Assumptions And Challenging Perceptions

Author : Connie L. Schaffer
ISBN : 9781475822045
Genre : Education
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For a moment, consider “you don’t know what you don’t know”. What individuals know about urban schools is often based on assumptions and perceptions. It is important for individuals to examine these assumptions and perceptions of urban schools and the students who attend them. While many textbooks support how teachers should teach students in urban settings, this book asserts individuals can be effective teachers in these settings only if they first develop an understanding urban schools and the students who attend them. As readers progress through the chapters, they will realize they don’t know what they don’t know. Within a framework of cognitive dissonance, readers will continuously examine and reexamine their personal beliefs and perceptions. Readers will also investigate new information and varied perspectives related to urban schools. When readers finish this book, they will be on their way to becoming effective teachers in urban environments.

Outcomes Of High Quality Clinical Practice In Teacher Education

Author : Diane Yendol-Hoppey
ISBN : 9781641133777
Genre : Education
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For decades teacher education researchers, organizations, and policy makers have called for improving teacher education by creating clinically based preparation programs (e.g. CAEP, 2013; Goodlad, 1990; Holmes, 1986, 1995; National Association for Professional Development Schools, 2008; National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Educators, 2001, 2010; Zeichner, 1990). According to the NCATE Blue Ribbon Report (2010), this approach requires extensive opportunities for prospective teachers to connect and apply what they learn from school and university based teacher educators. Similar to preparing medical professionals, clinical practice in teacher education requires the complex and time intensive work of supporting teacher candidate ability to link theory, research, and practice as well as on-going inquiry into best pedagogical practices. Therefore, clinically intensive programs expect prospective teachers to blend practitioner and academic knowledge throughout their programs as "they learn by doing" (NCATE, 2010, p.ii). However, most of the literature to date on clinical practice has been conceptual and often relies on describing program design. The purpose of this book is move past description to study and understand what teacher education programs are learning from research about innovative clinical models of teacher education. Each book chapter highlights research about how programs are studying a variety of outcomes of clinical practice. After an introductory chapter that helps to define and situate clinical practice in teacher education, the book is organized into four sections: (1) Outcomes of New Roles, (2) Outcomes of New Practices, (3) Outcomes of New Coursework/Fieldwork Configurations, and (4) Outcomes of New Program Configurations. The book wraps up with a discussion that looks across the chapters to find common themes, share implications for teacher educators, and set the course for future research.

Dignity Of The Calling

Author : Andrew T. Kemp
ISBN : 9781641133197
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The purpose of this Dignity of the Calling is to share other stories of faculty entry into higher education. These stories focus on the deeply personal nature of the new academic. Framed around the idea of curriculum being contextual and how life experience guides what we do, this collection of memoirs, recollections, and personal narratives allows the reader to share these lived experiences. Although I was a teacher prior to the entering the professoriate, I was not ready for the gargantuan professional and personal transition to higher education. I was not prepared for minutiae of forms, deadlines of inter-office programs, personalities, and most of all for the human and sometimes illogical relationships among colleagues. I was caught offguard by the nuanced thinking of students; and most of all, I was, at times, overwhelmed by the time constraints of research, teaching and service on me and my family. However, I survived, and I believe I thrived in in my small slice of the academic world.

Teaching With Compassion

Author : Peter Kaufman
ISBN : 9781475836561
Genre : Education
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Teaching with Compassion offers practical tools and strategies designed to help educators foster a culture of care and compassion. It draws on real life examples and exercises to demonstrate the power and potential of teaching from the heart. Written for both experienced and novice educators alike, this book is sure to provide ongoing inspiration.

Teacher Education For Democracy And Social Justice

Author : David Keiser Lee
ISBN : 9781136756498
Genre : Education
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Examines just how the important goals of educating for democracy can be achieved from the perspective of those working in teacher education and in P-12 schools.

Dissertation Abstracts International

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The Effective Teacher

Author : Lorin W. Anderson
ISBN : 0075538466
Genre : Education
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Handbook Of Research On Multicultural Education

Author : James A. Banks
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025358313
Genre : Education
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"The depth and breadth of coverage is remarkable and the level of research and scholarship impressive." --Educational Leadership This groundbreaking handbook pulls together the leading figures in multicultural education to discuss the history, philosophy, practice, and future of the field. In 47 chapters, they evaluate the debate on multicultural education, examine issues of academic access and achievement, summarize research on the effective education of specific ethnic groups, describe racial and ethnic issues in higher education, and much more. Comprehensive and authoritative, this is a must-read for anyone interested in improving the educational prospects for all children.

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : MSU:31293011645219
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Resources In Education

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