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Koellner, Karen; Jacobs, Jennifer – Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
We posit that professional development (PD) models fall on a continuum from highly adaptive to highly specified, and that these constructs provide a productive way to characterize and distinguish among models. The study reported here examines the impact of an adaptive mathematics PD model on teachers' knowledge and instructional practices as well…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Mathematics Instruction, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teaching Methods
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Jurow, A. Susan; Tracy, Rita; Hotchkiss, Jacqueline S.; Kirshner, Ben – Journal of Teacher Education, 2012
In this article, the authors discuss how they redesigned an educational psychology course for preservice teachers using insights from the burgeoning, interdisciplinary field of the Learning Sciences. Research on the situated nature of learning and the value of out-of-school contexts for supporting children s development informed their decisions to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Educational Psychology, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Escamilla, Kathy; Chavez, Lorretta; Vigil, Peter – Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
This article challenges the pervasive notion that linguistic and ethnic diversity are causes of the perceived gap in achievement in schools highly affected by Spanish-speaking students participating in programs of bilingual education. The study examines existing data from the state of Colorado with regard to student achievement and compares these…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, High Stakes Tests, Bilingualism, Bilingual Education
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Kelley, Linda Molner – Journal of Teacher Education, 2004
Retention of a competent teaching force is a growing concern among the nation's educators and policy makers. Providing new teachers with quality induction programs may mitigate significant teacher attrition and teacher staffing issues now facing many school districts in the United States. This article reports positive results in the long-term…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Teacher Persistence, School Districts, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Goodwin, Laura D.; Stevens, Ellen A.; Bellamy, G. Thomas – Journal of Teacher Education, 1998
Surveys of faculty members in 13 Colorado schools, colleges, and departments of education investigated their attitudes, perceptions, and experiences regarding faculty-to-faculty mentoring. Results indicated no significant differences in attitudes or mentoring behaviors by gender or faculty rank and few differences by type of institution.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mentors