ERIC Number: ED467579
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Teacher Training and Effective Pedagogy in the Context of Student Diversity. Research in Bilingual Education.
Minaya-Rowe, Liliana, Ed.
This collection of papers includes nine chapters in three parts. Part 1, "Effective Practices in Teacher Training," offers: (1) "Research-Based Teaching Practices that Improve the Education of English Language Learners" (Hersh C. Waxman and Yolanda N. Padron); (2) "Relationship between Pre-Service Teachers' Beliefs About Second Language Learning and Prior Experiences with Non-English Speakers" (Toni Griego Jones); (3) "Sheltered Spanish Instruction: Teachers of English Language Learners Learning in Their Students' First Language" (Liliana Minaya-Rowe and Ana Maria Olezza); and (4) "How Do Pre-Service Teachers Acquire and Use Professional Knowledge?" (Stephanie Stoll Dalton and Roland G. Tharp). Part 2, "Teacher Training and School Reform," includes: (5) "Trends in Staff Development for Bilingual Teachers" (Margarita Calderon); (6) "Rethinking School Reform in the Context of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: Creating a Responsive Learning Community" (Eugene E. Garcia, Marco A. Bravo, Laurie M. Dickey, Katherine Chun, and Xiaoqin Sun-Irminger); and (7) "Evaluating the Effects of the Pedagogy for Improving Resiliency Program: The Challenges of School Reform in a High Stakes Testing Climate" (Yolanda N. Padron, Hersh C. Waxman, Robert A. Powers, and Ann P. Brown). Part 3, "Effective Teacher Training Models," includes: (8) "Models of Bilingual Teacher Preparation: What Has Worked at the University of Texas at El Paso" (Josefina Villamil Tinajero and Dee Ann Spencer) and (9) "Advancing the Professional Development of Beginning Teachers through Mentoring and Action Research" (Jack Levy, Lynn Shafer, and Kristy Dunlap). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Beginning Teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, High Stakes Tests, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Minorities, Mentors, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Resilience (Personality), Second Language Learning, Spanish, Student Teacher Attitudes
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