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Kinne, Lenore J.; Ryan, Carol; Faulkner, Shawn A. – New Educator, 2016
This study examined the perceptions of teacher candidates, cooperating teachers, and university supervisors in the first year of state-mandated co-teaching in the clinical experience. Study results suggest the need (a) to emphasize the importance of the teacher candidate exerting leadership, (b) to develop and communicate specific criteria for…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Cooperating Teachers, Student Teacher Supervisors, Student Teachers
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Black, Glenda L.; Olmsted, Barbara; Mottonen, Anna-Liisa – New Educator, 2016
Associate (mentor) teachers are essential partners in guiding teacher candidates into the profession; however, little training is offered for this critical role. This study explored, through the lens of self-determination theory, types of support and delivery most useful for successful mentorship during practicum. Online surveys and invited…
Descriptors: Mentors, Self Determination, Online Surveys, Teacher Surveys
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Miller, Grant R.; Patrizio, Kami M. – New Educator, 2015
We build upon the conceptualizations of agency in teacher education presented in the three previous articles in this issue to address the question of "where" agency occurs in the context of globalization. We rely on theories of place and place-based education to illuminate the paradoxical dimensions of the global commons, raising…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Global Approach, Place Based Education, Cultural Awareness
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Coffman, Ann Nutter – New Educator, 2015
New teachers are often left to their own devices to navigate the policy world without necessarily having the strategies and tools to advocate for themselves or more experienced teachers to help guide them. More senior teachers may report a feeling of helplessness as curriculum and policy changes occur around them without necessarily considering…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Teaching Experience, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Berry, Barnett – New Educator, 2015
The prospects for a high-quality public education system for all students hinge on expanded roles for teachers. In particular, districts and states must create hybrid positions for teacherpreneurs: classroom experts who teach students regularly but also have time, space, and reward to spread their ideas and practices to colleagues as well as…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Public Education, Teacher Role, Teacher Influence
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Miller, Matthew; Carroll, David; Jancic, Mitchell; Markworth, Kimberly – New Educator, 2015
In this article, we discuss how an interdisciplinary faculty team at a midsized public university created supports for the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA), a high-stakes performance assessment for preservice candidates being adopted by many states. We provide a general description of our work in contending with the challenge of developing a…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Student Teacher Evaluation, Student Teacher Attitudes, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Freking, Frederick; Park, Jaime; Francois, Annamarie – New Educator, 2015
This article describes how a teacher-education program (TEP), whose mission is to improve schooling for linguistically diverse students, develops its' teacher candidate's critical dispositions and pedagogy related to academic-language (AL) development and how candidate performance on PACT can help TEPs better assess and improve how AL…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Methods Courses, Educational Change
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Capitelli, Sarah – New Educator, 2015
This article explores the tensions surrounding teaching linguistically diverse students that are illuminated during a teacher inquiry group that has an explicit focus on working with English learners (ELs). The discussion is focused on the tensions teachers encounter when trying to make sense of the complexity of working with large numbers of ELs…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Direct Instruction, English Language Learners, Student Diversity
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Norman, Patricia J.; Sherwood, Sara A. S. – New Educator, 2015
The same high stakes accountability measures that have shaped the K-12 educational context over the past decade have become part of the university teacher preparation landscape. National accrediting organizations have created more rigorous, outcomes-based accountability measures for teacher preparation programs. Educational stakeholders offer…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Curriculum, Models, Program Improvement, Accountability
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Gainsburg, Julie; Ericson, Bonnie – New Educator, 2015
In this article, the PACT Coordinator and former Department Chair of the Department of Secondary Education at a large state university describe how the PACT Teaching Event was introduced, piloted and implemented in their department. Despite the size and complexity of this department, PACT implementation went relatively smoothly, with widespread…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Evaluation
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Bunch, George C.; Aguirre, Julia M.; Téllez, Kip – New Educator, 2015
Throughout the United States, teacher educators are developing new strategies to improve the preparation of mainstream teachers for linguistic diversity. In this article, we explore teacher candidates' responses to the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT), a preservice assessment required for credentialing that requires candidates…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Performance Based Assessment, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
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Felton, Mathew D.; Koestler, Courtney – New Educator, 2015
As social-justice mathematics teacher educators, we have always engaged and supported the prospective and practicing teachers in our classes in critical reflection about mathematics and the teaching and learning of mathematics (Felton, 2010, 2012; Felton & Koestler, 2012; Koestler, 2012). Although there are different notions, purposes, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Reflection, Critical Thinking, Faculty Development
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Klehr, Mary – New Educator, 2015
I am a public elementary teacher currently serving as a school-based supervisor for a Professional Development School (PDS) undergraduate elementary-teacher-education program in Madison, Wisconsin, where our charge is to leverage the intersecting contexts of school, university, and community to prepare skilled and caring teachers for urban…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development Schools, Constructivism (Learning), Social Justice
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Brooks, Katie; Adams, Susan R. – New Educator, 2015
Many general education educators have little pre-service preparation or in-service professional development for teaching students who are English language learners (ELL). Yet, ELLs are one of the fastest growing student populations in the United States. While teachers typically espouse the view that all students can learn, they do not often have…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Teacher Competencies, Student Needs, Teacher Education
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Kelly-Jackson, Charlease – New Educator, 2015
Teacher-education programs continue to face the challenge of improving the preparation of teachers for diversity in particular racially diverse and low-income students. Certain factors such as dispositions, self-reflection, and prior experiences contribute to preservice teachers' attitudes and beliefs toward diversity and social justice issues.…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education Programs, Student Diversity, Disadvantaged Environment
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