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Hendrix-Soto, Aimee; Mosley Wetzel, Melissa – Teaching Education, 2019
In literacy teacher education, a small but important group of studies have addressed how teachers can be prepared for enacting critical literacies pedagogies in K-12 classrooms. In this review, we argue that, more than ever, these efforts have a place in the field of teacher preparation. After providing a brief review of how critical literacies…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Literacy Education
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Herrera, Socorro – Teaching Education, 2018
This commentary reflects upon the articles and purposes of this special issue, in the context of, growing numbers of students of color (SOCs) in K-12 schools who continue to be modally placed in classrooms with White teachers (e.g., Berry and Pour-Khorshid papers of this issue). Few institutional programs of Teacher Education seem able to…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Whites, Teacher Characteristics
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Ullman, Jacqueline; Ferfolja, Tania – Teaching Education, 2015
National research illustrates the high degree of discrimination that prevails against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students resulting in diminished educational outcomes, both academic and social. This phenomenon is influenced by the prevalence of whole-school silences around LGBTQ topics in many Australian schools. This…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Educational Environment
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Jackson, Janna – Teaching Education, 2009
Most teachers only dream of their students spending the amount of motivation, attention, passion, and critical thinking on their classes that some students do playing videogames. This investigation examines the success, pitfalls, and lessons learned from incorporating videogame-like components into an educational technology class. For example,…
Descriptors: Assignments, Video Games, Protocol Analysis, Focus Groups