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Morales, Amanda R. – Teaching Education, 2018
This study provides an account of seven Latina teachers' select educational, professional, and personal experiences over the past 10 years as they completed a grow-your-own-teacher program, became licensed teachers, and established themselves in Latinx minority--majority public schools within their rural, mid-western community. More specifically,…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Females, Rural Schools
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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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Young, Teresa; Bender-Slack, Delane – Teaching Education, 2011
Pre-service teachers spend an inordinate amount of time observing teaching and learning in classrooms with the goals of understanding the complexities of that space and impacting their teaching. Consequently, teacher educators are responsible for scaffolding pre-service teachers in the use of appropriate and effective observational skills and…
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Language Arts, Observation, Field Experience Programs
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den Heyer, Kent – Teaching Education, 2009
In this study, a group of teacher educators converse about their teaching practice in light of a new provincial K-12 program of social studies. The most noteworthy feature of this new program is its explicit call for teachers to include Aboriginal and Francophone perspectives as they teach to the program's two central themes of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
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Hilder, Monika B. – Teaching Education, 2005
How can literature teachers foster an ethic of care in the classroom? How can literature and imaginative pedagogical strategies facilitate education of the moral imagination and overall training of the ethical thinker? This essay explores some theoretical reflections on moral education through literature and, in particular, suggests practical…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Imagination, Elementary Secondary Education, Writing Exercises
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Hulsebosch, Patricia; Koerner, Mari – Teaching Education, 1994
Describes an ongoing dialog between two female professors at neighboring universities whose teaching was shaped by their lives as they simultaneously taught, mothered, and learned how gender influenced their lives. The paper examines feminist values and pedagogy, describing a foundation of education course in which the two profesors used feminist…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Consciousness Raising, Course Descriptions, Education Courses
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Johnson, Roger T. – Teaching Education, 1994
Examines a teacher's commitment to cooperative learning in the college classroom, discussing what makes cooperative learning so useful and explaining how to implement it. The paper notes that more and more colleges and universities are moving to active cooperative learning, even within preservice teacher education programs. (SM)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Activities, Group Dynamics
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Rosaen, Cheryl L.; Wilson, Suzanne M. – Teaching Education, 1995
Describes the development and implementation of "The Curriculum and Pedagogy of Teacher Education," a doctoral course that used case studies to facilitate teacher learning opportunities at all levels. Students examined a set of oral cases, wrote their own cases, and discussed articles exploring subject matter, method, theory, and practice. (SM)
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Doctoral Programs
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Cohen, Michael R.; Harper, Edwin T. – Teaching Education, 1991
Through a review of the literature, looks at instructional and curricular issues related to the student-as-scientist model and the critical nature of the teacher's role in expanding school science activities to include this model. (SM)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Literature Reviews
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Lythcott, Jean – Teaching Education, 1991
Explores the interrelationship between a conception of science teaching and the nature of a knowledge base for science teachers, outlining a history of curricular efforts in medical education. The article proposes a generative conception of science teaching and develops the role of three associated knowledge bases. (SM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Discovery Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Farber, Kathleen S.; Armaline, William D. – Teaching Education, 1992
Teaching pedagogy involves more than applying techniques of curriculum and instructional development in the classroom. Metaphors of teaching are used to explore hidden assumptions about teaching, learning, knowledge, production, and culture embedded in traditional teaching paradigms. The role and function of teachers, given the differing…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Feminism, Higher Education
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Taylor, Kathe – Teaching Education, 1994
Describes a unique approach to teacher education that involved teaching students within a multidisciplinary, collaborative, student-centered learning community. Interviews with students and faculty provided information on the transitional issues they experienced in the process of unlearning old conceptions and imagining new ways to think about…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Cooperative Learning, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education