ERIC Number: ED401268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Teachers for the New Millennium: Aligning Teacher Development, National Goals, and High Standards for All Students.
Kaplan, Leonard, Ed.; Edelfelt, Roy A., Ed.
This collection of conference papers addresses such issues as: the changes in policy, practice, and research necessary to ensure that teachers meet the needs of all students; and the partnerships and strategies needed to acquire and use the resources that will effect these changes. The ten chapters of the book are: (1) "The Courage to Change" (Mary Hatwood Futrell); (2) "Who Will Prepare the Next Generation of Teachers?" (Mary E. Diez) with a response by Edward M. Wolpert; (3) "Right-Sizing Teacher Education: The Policy Imperative" (Nancy L. Zimpher) with a response by Edward R. Ducharme; (4) "The Influence of Agencies on Teacher Preparation: Social Justice in the New Millennium" (Carl A. Grant) with a response with by Kathleen Densmore; (5) "The Preparation of Teachers for a Diverse, Free Society" (Martin J. Haberman) with a response by Barbara G. Burch; (6) "Teacher Education and Interprofessional Collaboration: Creation of Family-Centered, Community-Based Integrated Service Systems" (Dean Corrigan) with a response by Roy A. Edelfelt; (7) "Partnerships for Quality Teaching" (Richard W. Riley); (8) "Building a Strong Foundation: The Importance of Knowledge and High Standards in Improving Teacher Education" (Sharon Porter Robinson); (9) "Agenda for Tomorrow" (Roy A. Edelfelt) and (10) "A Plan for Action" (Leonard Kaplan). Congress participants are listed in the appendix. Each chapter contains references. (ND)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, National Standards, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Recruitment, Teaching Conditions
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