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Young, Evelyn – Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
Although culturally relevant pedagogy is widely espoused and applied in educational research and practice, it is often not commonly understood as a conceptual framework that advocates the elements of academic success, cultural competence, and sociopolitical consciousness. This study was a grassroots attempt to work collaboratively with a group of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Research Methodology, Action Research, Qualitative Research
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Neitzel, Jennifer – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2018
Racial inequity has long been an issue in the educational system. In recent years, researchers and policy makers have begun to recognize the role of implicit bias in the disproportionate number of African American children who are suspended or expelled from school. Particular attention is being given to the use of exclusionary practices in early…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Early Childhood Education, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems
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Sinclair, Catherine – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2008
In an era of teacher shortages, what would motivate individuals to become teachers when the demands on teachers are greater than ever and there are plenty of alternative occupations from which to choose? This paper presents the findings of a study of student teachers' motivations to be primary teachers and their commitment to teaching after their…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Practicums, Teacher Shortage
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Efron, Sara – Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
For more than 30 years, Janusz Korczak (1878-1942) devoted his life to educating orphaned Jewish children, and he stayed with them to the end as they all perished in the Treblinka concentration camp. In his teaching and writing, Korczak encouraged teachers to become autonomous knowledge producers by questioning and interrogating their work.…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Reflective Teaching, Jews, Educational Philosophy
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Saderholm, Jon C.; Tretter, Thomas R. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2008
Much has been said about what science content students need to learn (e.g., "Benchmarks for Science Literacy, National Science Education Standards"). Less has been said about what science content teachers need to know to teach the content students are expected to learn. This study analyzed four standards documents and assessment frameworks to…
Descriptors: Physical Sciences, Science Teachers, Scientific Literacy, Science Instruction
Self, Mary Jo – Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 2006
In this article, the president of the National Association of Industrial and Technical Teacher Educators (NAITTE) responds to Charles Gagel's 2006 article recapping and comparing the 1993 and 2004 surveys of NAITTE membership. As they contemplate both of these surveys, she urges members to ask themselves a few questions: What are the…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Teacher Educators, Organizations (Groups), Reader Response
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O'meara, James; Macdonald, Doune – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2004
Worldwide there has been a range of initiatives in the area of standards for teachers as part of a discourse of professionalism. In Australia there are a plethora of standards: state and territory frameworks, generic and subject-specific, systemic and cross-systemic, for pre-service, beginning and experienced teachers. Little has been written as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Physical Education
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Denemark, George – Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
As resources for education dwindle, deans of education must provide leadership through: (1) long-range planning; (2) establishing priorities; (3) efficient decision making; and (4) improving the image of teacher education. Ways to improve collection of data on students and their needs and to establish program assessment criteria are discussed. (PP)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrative Policy, College Administration, Financial Needs
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Pickle, Judy – Journal of Teacher Education, 1984
The education of teachers involves three categories of knowledge: particularistic, technical, and liberal. These knowledge areas are explored and their association with field, laboratory and scholarly/scientific learning environments is discussed. (DF)
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Educational Environment, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education
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Mangieri, John N.; Arnn, John W., Jr. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1984
Questions relative to unit strengths and weaknesses, mission, resource allocation, and desired leadership characteristics should be addressed prior to beginning a dean selection process. Responses to these questions may help instititions find a dean who can provide the desired type of leadership. (DF)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Selection, Deans, Higher Education
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Whaley, Charles R.; Wolfe, Delores M. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1984
Cooperating teachers were observed to find out what motivated them to serve as essentially uncompensated volunteers. This study found that, aside from financial rewards, incentives included status recognition and input and control in the teacher education process. Results are presented. (DF)
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Educational Quality, Incentives, Motivation Techniques
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Haberman, Martin – Journal of Teacher Education, 1984
The history of the course as the fundamental unit of program structure in higher education institutions is explored in this article. Implications for teacher education are discussed. (DF)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Courses, Curriculum Development, Educational History
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Pritchard, Ruie Jane – Journal of Teacher Education, 1984
This selected bibliography, designed for secondary school teachers, contains annotations of publications that provide sufficient background information to sensitize teachers and students to the needs of handicapped learners or which offer suggestions for teaching methods or educational strategies to use in the mainstreamed classroom. (CJB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Exceptional Persons
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Lakin, K. Charlie; Reynolds, Maynard C. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
The demands placed upon school personnel by Public Law 94-142 are discussed. Activities of a National Support Systems Project which resulted in identification of capabilities required of teachers and development of resource units to help teacher educators meet that need are described. A list of unit topics is included. (PP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Higher Education
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Cortes, Carlos E. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
Teachers and teacher educators must become more aware of the civics lessons instilled by the media and must learn to teach students how to use, rather than be used by, the media "curriculum." Four strategies for integrating media civic education into the teacher education curriculum are outlined. (PP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Critical Thinking, Higher Education
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