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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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Bristol, Travis J.; Goings, Ramon B. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This article uses a phenomenological approach to explore the organizational dynamic of boundary heightening for 27 Black male teachers, across 14 schools, in one urban school district. Black male teachers described being perceived by their colleagues as either incompetent or overqualified to teach their subject matter. These experiences created…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Males, Teaching Experience, Teacher Education Programs
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Nava, Imelda; Park, Jaime; Dockterman, Danny; Kawasaki, Jarod; Schweig, Jon; Quartz, Karen Hunter; Martinez, Jose Felipe – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study assesses the reliability of two observation rubrics, one in math and the other in science, and documents how the rubric data were used to inform a teacher education program. Classroom observations are typically considered essential for assessing teaching practice, yet many popular observation frameworks, while comprehensive in aim, do…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction
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Canrinus, Esther T.; Klette, Kirsti; Hammerness, Karen – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Although teacher educators may perceive their program and courses to be coherent, the question remains to what extent student teachers also are able to perceive the linkages within their programs. Coherence within teacher education programs is important for teacher candidates to build understanding of teaching. Our study draws upon survey data…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Alignment (Education), Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers
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Behizadeh, Nadia; Thomas, Clarice; Behm Cross, Stephanie – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
A primary goal of teacher preparation programs should be to develop the reflective and critical problem-solving capacities of preservice teachers, especially social justice-oriented programs that prepare teachers to work in urban schools with historically underserved youth. Through an analysis of participants' biweekly posts to discussion boards,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Friendship, Reflection, Preservice Teachers
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Sutton, Paul S.; Shouse, Andrew W. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
In collaborative groups, teachers negotiate the tension between working as a cohesive group and confronting differences of opinion and practice. Varied status between teachers can complicate their ability to accomplish the goals of collaboration. In this case study, we describe how a group of secondary English teachers redesigned curriculum and…
Descriptors: Social Status, Teacher Collaboration, Communities of Practice, Secondary School Teachers
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Noonan, James – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Drawing on interviews with a diverse sample of teachers, this study uses the frame of professional identity to interpret the heterogeneity among teachers' perceptions of professional development. Specifically, it examines how teachers' "anchoring beliefs" might be reflected in or refracted by their accounts of powerful professional…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Faculty Development, Beliefs, Elementary School Teachers
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Prenger, Rilana; Poortman, Cindy L.; Handelzalts, Adam – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Teacher professional learning is considered crucial for improving the quality of education. Teacher collaboration in professional learning communities can contribute to the effectiveness of professional development efforts. In the past decade, there has been a shift from within-school to between-school professional learning communities. However,…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teacher Collaboration, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes
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Voet, Michiel; De Wever, Bram – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Even though studies have shown that the impact of professional development on inquiry-based learning (IBL) tends to remain limited when it fails to consider teachers' beliefs, there is little known about how these beliefs influence teachers' adoption of IBL. In answer to this issue, the present study offers a framework that explains teachers' use…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Active Learning, Inquiry, Beliefs
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Lovett, Jennifer N.; Lee, Hollylynne S. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
Mathematics teacher education programs often need to respond to changing expectations and standards for K-12 curriculum and accreditation. New standards for high school mathematics in the United States include a strong emphasis in statistics. This article reports results from a mixed methods cross-institutional study examining the preparedness of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Statistics
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Voet, Michiel; De Wever, Bram – Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
The present study explores secondary school history teachers' knowledge of inquiry methods. To do so, a process model, outlining five core cognitive processes of inquiry in the history classroom, was developed based on a review of the literature. This process model was then used to analyze think-aloud protocols of 20 teachers' reasoning during an…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Inquiry, History Instruction, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Rojas, Leticia; Liou, Daniel D. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This 1-year qualitative study examined the ways in which nine social justice-oriented teachers in racially segregated schools defined and fostered sympathy with low-income students of color. These teachers reportedly defined sympathy on the basis of caring and high expectations, which challenged traditional notions of sympathy as a teacher cue for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Caring, Minority Group Students, Qualitative Research
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Preston, Courtney – Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
For over two decades, there have been calls to assess the relationship of the features of teacher preparation programs to teacher effectiveness, to provide guidance for program improvement. At the middle grades level, theory suggests that coursework in educational psychology is particularly important for teacher effectiveness. Using 4 years of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Middle School Students, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains
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Kang, Hosun – Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This study explores how and under which conditions preservice secondary science teachers (PSTs) engage in effective planning practices that incorporate intellectually challenging tasks into lessons. Drawing upon a situative perspective on learning, eight PSTs' trajectories of participation in communities of practice are examined with a focus on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Science, Student Teaching
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