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Matteson, Shirley M.; Ganesh, Bibi S.; Coward, Fanni L.; Patrick, Patricia – Teaching Education, 2012
This study reports the results of an innovative assignment in which preservice teachers' mental representations were examined through drawing floor plans of an "ideal middle-level mathematics classroom." The 41 middle-level mathematics preservice teachers created two floor plans, one at the beginning of the semester and the other for the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Space Utilization, Freehand Drawing
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Ng, Chi-hung Clarence – Teaching Education, 2012
Teachers in Hong Kong have faced constant demand for practice renewal due to successive waves of educational reforms in the past decade. This paper describes the design of an assignment structure that promotes teacher reflection on important issues related to a major education reform in Hong Kong. This particular assignment structure includes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Assignments, Educational Change, Essays
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Maclellan, Effie – Teaching Education, 2012
Against a background which recognises pedagogical content knowledge as the distinctive element of teacher competence/expertise, this theoretical essay argues for its central construct--that of transformation--to be understood by teachers and teacher educators in psychological terms (as was originally proposed by Dewey). Transformation requires…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Metacognition, Student Teachers
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Brown, Amy; Westenskow, Arla; Moyer-Packenham, Patricia – Teaching Education, 2012
Over the last 50 years, there has been ample research dedicated to mathematics anxiety in contexts of teaching and learning. However, there has been less attention focused on pre-service teachers' anxieties about teaching mathematics in classroom settings. This study analyzed pre-service teachers' reflections at the conclusion of an elementary…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Locus of Control, Mathematics Instruction, Methods Courses
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Sulentic Dowell, Margaret-Mary – Teaching Education, 2012
Teaching quality impacts classroom instruction. Teaching is difficult, demanding and draining work; teaching in urban environs exacerbates the difficulties, the demands and the complexities of teaching. Through the eyes of an assistant superintendent, charged with implementing a new vision for literacy teaching and learning, this manuscript…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Teacher Effectiveness, Intervention, Teacher Characteristics
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Howells, Kerry; Cumming, Jessie – Teaching Education, 2012
The burgeoning body of empirical research in the area of positive psychology points to the beneficial effect of gratitude on factors that could be relevant to some of the challenges faced by pre-service teachers. Although the topic of gratitude has also long been discussed in other fields, there has been a noticeable absence of mention in teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Practicums, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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O'Neill, Sue; Stephenson, Jennifer – Teaching Education, 2012
The ability to differentiate classroom behaviour management (CBM) strategies is an important skill for novice teachers in increasingly diverse classrooms. Worldwide, little is known about the curriculum content offered to pre-service teachers in the area of CBM. This article reports the findings from the first nationwide survey of Australian…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Behavior
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Santoro, Ninetta; Major, Jae – Teaching Education, 2012
Recent rapid changes in the ethnic and cultural make-up of school communities have highlighted the need for teacher education to prepare teachers for culturally diverse contexts. International study trips provide direct experience and interaction with culturally diverse "others" as a way to extend pre-service teachers' understandings of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Koh, Kim H. – Teaching Education, 2011
This study examined the effects of professional development on teachers' assessment literacy between two groups of teachers: (1) teachers who were involved in ongoing and sustained professional development in designing authentic classroom assessment and rubrics; and (2) teachers who were given only short-term, one-shot professional development…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Performance Based Assessment, Program Effectiveness, Professional Development
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Jackson, Tambra O. – Teaching Education, 2011
This article describes the programmatic ways in which the Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools[R] program develops culturally responsive teaching practices amongst its summer interns, particularly in the area of developing sociopolitical consciousness. This paper places specific focus on the role that historical knowledge, the acknowledgement…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Civil Rights, Schools, Teacher Education Programs
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Howard, Tyrone; Terry, Clarence L., Sr. – Teaching Education, 2011
The academic outcomes for African American students continue to lag behind their White, Latino, and Asian American counterparts. Culturally responsive pedagogy has been purported to be an intervention that may help to reverse the persistent under performance for African American students. This article highlights findings from a three-year study of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Intervention, Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement
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Shealey, Monika Williams; McHatton, Patricia Alvarez; Wilson, Vixen – Teaching Education, 2011
For over 30 years the field of special education has grappled with the problem of disproportionality. The discourse around this issue has predominately focused on possible causes, and yet the problem persists. This paper will provide an overview of the research on disproportionality and multicultural special education. In addition, the authors…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Special Education Teachers, Special Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Gillies, Robyn M.; Nichols, Kim; Burgh, Gilbert – Teaching Education, 2011
This paper reports on a study that was conducted on the effects of training students in specific strategic and meta-cognitive questioning strategies on the development of reasoning, problem-solving, and learning during cooperative inquiry-based science activities. The study was conducted in 18 sixth grade classrooms and involved 35 groups of…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Problem Solving, Classrooms, Grade 6
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Goodnough, Karen; Mulcahy, Dennis – Teaching Education, 2011
This qualitative study focused on the experiences and perceptions of 12 teacher candidates as they completed a six-week rural internship experience. The main objectives of the study were to: (a) describe the learning experiences of teacher candidates as they live and teach in rural communities; (b) examine how teaching and living in rural…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Internship Programs, Experiential Learning
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Liggett, Tonda – Teaching Education, 2011
The interface between individual agency and subjectivity, and the hegemonic force of larger structures has brought many to characterize identity as not only being multiple and fluid but also as a site of struggle. Norton characterizes these aspects of our subjectivity in terms of "imagined communities", groups, intangible or not readily…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Critical Theory, Multicultural Education, Educational Change
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