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Zoellner, Brian P.; Chant, Richard H.; Lee, Kosze – Teacher Educator, 2017
Our revised secondary teacher education professional development plan (PDP) project required preservice teachers to identify their teaching beliefs, use these beliefs to analyze practice, and create an action plan centered on a research question from this analysis. We predicted these plans would show evidence of Dewey's (1964) reflective…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Educational Philosophy, Preservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Carley Rizzuto, Kerry – Teacher Educator, 2017
The purpose of this parallel mixed-methodology study was to examine how the perceptions of early childhood teachers toward their early childhood English Language Learners (ELL) shape their pedagogical practices. The study was conducted in 10 early childhood classrooms, ranging from grades pre-K to third, in one suburban school with a culturally…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, English Language Learners
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Harding, Jenni; Hbaci, Ilham; Loyd, Stacy; Hamilton, Boni – Teacher Educator, 2017
This case study of mathematics instruction using children's literature reports on the experiences 47 elementary preservice teachers had in their mathematics methods course while completing a microteaching assignment. As part of the microteaching assignment, preservice teachers were required to plan and teach mathematics lessons based on children's…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Hourigan, Mairéad; Leavy, Aisling M. – Teacher Educator, 2017
Teacher knowledge is a critical focus of educational research in light of the potential impact of teacher knowledge on student learning. The dearth of research exploring entry-level preservice teachers' geometric knowledge poses an onerous challenge for mathematics educators in initial teacher education (ITE) when designing experiences that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills
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Flory, Sara Barnard; Burns, Rebecca West – Teacher Educator, 2017
Similar to other teacher education disciplines, Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) must adjust to calls for clinically rich teacher preparation because knowledge learned in PETE does not easily transfer to cultures of schools, classrooms, and gymnasia. Opportunity exists to understand more about clinically rich PETE courses, particularly…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Methods Courses, Preservice Teachers, Cooperating Teachers
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Blevins, Brooke; Moore, Brandon; Dexter Torti, Cameron – Teacher Educator, 2017
This study was designed to use critical reflective journaling practices to explore the experiences of preservice teachers working in a juvenile justice education program called the Reach Academy. Using a qualitative case study design, the researchers explored how 48 preservice teachers utilized critical reflective journaling to examine their own…
Descriptors: Journal Writing, Reflection, Preservice Teachers, Juvenile Justice
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Davis, Tammi R.; Sydnor, Jackie; Daley, Sharon; Coggin, Linda – Teacher Educator, 2017
This collective case study examines how two teacher candidates' digital story projects created in literacy methods courses made visible their negotiated and evolving visions of teaching and learning. The digital stories were created to show and describe their future literacy classrooms. Using metaphoric analysis, the researchers uncovered the…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Story Telling, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Snow, Jennifer; Dismuke, Sherry; Zenkert, A. J.; Loffer, Carolyn – Teacher Educator, 2017
Teacher educators at one institution of higher education collaborated to reculture systems for a focus on continuous improvement even within mounting accountability pressures. A framework of social network theory allowed for themes to develop around layered interactions of faculty, processes, and professional capital. Findings focused on people,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Improvement, Social Networks, Teacher Collaboration
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Martin, Linda E.; Mulvihill, Thalia M. – Teacher Educator, 2016
It appears that a teacher shortage is on the rise in the nation's schools. This is not a new issue or concern; teacher shortages have occurred off and on for some time for a variety of reasons. But this particular shortage of qualified teachers does appear to be important and different than previously reported shortages ("The Washington…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Qualifications, Misconceptions, Teacher Characteristics
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Burbank, Mary D.; Bates, Alisa; Gupta, Udita – Teacher Educator, 2016
This study addresses the issues and challenges faced by university supervisors when providing content-specific and general pedagogical feedback to preservice teachers. Study data highlight the perspectives of six preservice teachers as they reflect on their supervisory experiences over the course of a licensure year. Survey, interview, and written…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Feedback (Response), Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Fives, Helenrose; Barnes, Nicole; Dacey, Charity; Gillis, Anna – Teacher Educator, 2016
We conducted a content analysis of 27 assessment textbooks to determine how assessment planning was framed in texts for preservice teachers. We identified eight assessment planning themes: alignment, assessment purpose and types, reliability and validity, writing goals and objectives, planning specific assessments, unpacking, overall assessment…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Lesson Plans, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Textbook Evaluation
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Martin, Linda E.; Mulvihill, Thalia M. – Teacher Educator, 2016
Teacher educators work diligently to prepare future teachers while navigating the surrounding political realities that challenge our schools. Demands placed on teacher educators are growing and are increasingly more complex. Well-prepared and successful teachers are exiting the profession at alarming rates in several places in the world, including…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Interviews, Teacher Education Programs, Advocacy
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Smith, Michael D.; Glenn, Tristan L. – Teacher Educator, 2016
The literature on culturally responsive pedagogy suggests an interaction between teachers' biases and subsequent encounters with students. To gain perspective on these (un)conscious biases, teacher candidates are encouraged to (re)consider their assumptions about "the other" through reflection. This article presents findings from a study…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Reflection, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs
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Clark, Pat; Zygmunt, Eva; Howard, Tyrone – Teacher Educator, 2016
Tyrone Howard is Professor of Education at UCLA; Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and former Director of Center X, which is where UCLA's teacher education program is housed. Center X provides a unique setting where researchers and practitioners collaborate to design and conduct programs that prepare and support K-12 teachers and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education, Summer Programs
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Bustamante, Rebecca M.; Skidmore, Susan T.; Nelson, Judith A.; Jones, Brandolyn E. – Teacher Educator, 2016
Globally, public schools enroll culturally and linguistically diverse student populations and teacher preparation programs must assess the cultural competence of preservice teachers. Yet, few adequately tested measures of teacher cultural competence are available. In this research study, a sample of 396 preservice teachers were surveyed to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Awareness, Psychometrics, Student Diversity
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