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Jackson, Iesha; Knight-Manuel, Michelle – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study is based on an initiative for increasing college and career readiness for Black and Latino male high school students in New York City. From data that include 58 total hours of participant observations from 24 educators of color, written documentation from culturally relevant education--professional development (CRE-PD) activities, and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Hispanic American Students, African American Students
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Gist, Conra D.; Bianco, Margarita; Lynn, Marvin – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Grow Your Own (GYO) programs are cited in recent policy briefs as viable pathways for increasing the racial/ethnic diversity of teachers, yet recent scholarship on GYO programs is minimal. To address this issue, this article investigates what we know, and do not know, about GYO programs, by examining a range of data sources on different types of…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Minority Group Teachers, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Educational Change
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Hanuscin, Deborah L.; Cheng, Ya-Wen; Rebello, Carina; Sinha, Somnath; Muslu, Nilay – Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Increasingly, teacher leadership is being recognized as an essential ingredient in education reforms; however, few teachers consider themselves leaders. Becoming a leader is not just acquiring knowledge and skills for leadership, but developing a new "professional identity." As teachers become leaders, however, this identity might put…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Grade 9, Science Teachers
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Janssen, Fred; Westbroek, Hanna; Doyle, Walter – Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Amid calls for more practice-based teacher education, this article presents a concrete illustration of a practice-based bridging strategy for preparing high school biology teachers to enact open-inquiry labs. Open-inquiry labs were considered a core practice frame that served as a context for identifying core practices and for giving coherence to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, Science Instruction, Teacher Education
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Mirra, Nicole; Morrell, Ernest – Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
Under the guise of increasing quality and accountability, many urban teacher education programs and professional development models characterize educators as mere transmitters of standardized content knowledge. The authors argue that such dehumanizing practices, which are rooted in the discourse of neoliberalism, prevent teachers from helping…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Education Programs, Faculty Development, Role of Education
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Monte-Sano, Chauncey – Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
Given students' preconceptions of history as fixed information, cultivating students' interpretive and evidence-based thinking is foundational to advancing their disciplinary understanding. This study examines the ways in which preservice history teachers construct tasks that demand students' interpretive and evidence-based thinking and attend to…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Student Teaching, Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses
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Douglas, Alaster Scott; Ellis, Viv – Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
Partnerships between schools and universities in England use course handbooks to guide student teacher learning during long field experiences. Using data from a yearlong ethnographic study of a postgraduate certificate of education programme in one English university, the function of course handbooks in mediating learning in two high school…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Jimenez, Robert T.; Rose, Brian C. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
A growing body of literature highlights the need for teachers to know their students better, especially students from linguistically diverse backgrounds. The authors argue that teachers need to build healthy relationships with students and find ways to provide them with more effective instruction. Accordingly, they present a synopsis of what…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship, English, Instructional Effectiveness
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Valencia, Sheila W.; Martin, Susan D.; Place, Nancy A.; Grossman, Pam – Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
Student teaching is a cornerstone of teacher preparation, yet it remains one of the most difficult experiences to understand. Calls for an ecological approach to research on student teaching prompted this study in which the experience is examined from the perspective of the three key triad members. Using activity theory, this study explores how…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Methods Courses
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Zwart, Rosanne C.; Wubbels, Theo; Bergen, Theo; Bolhuis, Sanneke – Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
In the present study, the role of five categories of characteristics of a reciprocal peer coaching context was studied in relation to teacher learning. Both self-reports and student perceptions were used to measure teacher learning. Data were gathered on 28 secondary school teachers (14 coaching dyads). A mixed-method approach was adopted…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Diaries, Secondary School Teachers, Peer Teaching
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Smagorinsky, Peter; Jakubiak, Cori; Moore, Cynthia – Journal of Teacher Education, 2008
This case study investigates the decision making of Joni, a high school English teacher, during her student teaching in an Applied Communications II teaching assignment, comprised of students in the lowest tier of a four-track senior English curriculum. This course served as a "contact zone" for a set of competing interests: Joni's stated beliefs…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, English Curriculum, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Sack, Jacqueline J. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2008
This narrative inquiry weaves Schwab's commonplaces of curriculum and Clandinin, Pushor, and Murray Orr's narrative commonplaces through stories of conflict between a professional developer and 30 high school lead teachers. In her role as manager of a mathematics leadership institute situated between two urban public school districts and a…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Leadership, Professional Development, Leaders
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Good, Thomas L.; McCaslin, Mary; Tsang, Henry Y.; Zhang, Jizhi; Wiley, Caroline R. H.; Bozack, Amanda Rabidue; Hester, Waverely – Journal of Teacher Education, 2006
The authors present a program of research on the teaching practices of 1st-year teachers that has evolved within a partnership between and among a university and area school districts. The research links observed 1st-year teaching practices with school level (elementary, middle, high school) and type of teacher preparation (traditional bachelor's…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Beginning Teachers
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Rosiek, Jerry – Journal of Teacher Education, 2003
The practical knowledge that enables good teaching has emerged over the past decade as an area of critical interest to educational researchers. This article reports on insights gathered during a series of teacher practical knowledge research projects that took place over a 10-year period with more than 40 teacher interns and experienced teachers.…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Emotional Response, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Classification