ERIC Number: ED515047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Transforming Teacher Education: What Went Wrong with Teacher Training, and How We Can Fix It
Hill-Jackson, Valerie, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed.
Stylus Publishing, LLC
In this book, 12 distinguished scholars provide a hard-hitting, thoroughly researched, historical and theoretical critique of our schools of education, and offer clear recommendations on what must be done to ensure all children can achieve their potential, and contribute to a vibrant, democratic society. This book contains a Foreword by Peter McLaren and four parts. Part I, "History & Philosophy in Teacher Education", contains: (1) (Re)enVISIONing Teacher Education: A Critical Exploration of Missed Historical Moments and Promising Possibilities (Jennifer Milam); and (2) Liberal Progressivism at the Crossroads: Towards a Critical Philosophy of Teacher Education (Nathalia Jaramillo). Part II, "Implementing Value-Added Teacher Training & Development", contains: (3) Dispositions Matter! Advancing Habits of the Mind for Social Justice (Valerie Hill-Jackson and Chance W. Lewis); and (4) Teacher Candidate Selection, Recruitment, and Induction: A Critical Analysis with Implications for Transformation (F. Blake Tenore, Alfred C. Dunn, Judson C. Laughter, and H. Richard Milner). Part III, "Accountability & Evaluation", contains: (5) A Modest Proposal for Making Teacher Education Accountable (Martin Haberman); (6) High Stakes Accountability and Teacher Quality: Coping with Contradictions (Jennifer Rice); and (7) Meeting the Challenge of High-Stakes Testing: Toward a Culturally-Relevant Assessment Literacy (Kris Sloan). Part IV, "Transforming Teacher Education", contains: (8) When Policies Meet Practice: Leaving No Teacher Behind (Jeanita Richardson); and (9) Constructing 21st Century Teacher Education (Linda Darling-Hammond). "This is Our Moment: Contemplating the Urgency of Now for the Future of Teacher Education" by Chance W. Lewis and Valerie Hill-Jackson is included in the epilogue.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Schools of Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Democracy, High Stakes Tests, Criticism, Accountability, Educational Philosophy, Progressive Education, Professional Development, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Selection, Theory Practice Relationship, Beginning Teacher Induction, Educational Assessment
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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