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Dodman, Stephanie L.; DeMulder, Elizabeth K.; View, Jenice L.; Swalwell, Katy; Stribling, Stacia; Ra, Sophia; Dallman, Laura – Action in Teacher Education, 2019
As schools and teachers utilize data-driven decision-making processes to identify and remediate struggling students, systemic conditions that contribute to students' learning opportunities are often ignored. This longitudinal mixed-methods study examines the use of an equity audit as a critical data-driven decision-making tool in a graduate course…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Equal Education, Data, Decision Making
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Flessner, Ryan – Action in Teacher Education, 2012
Educational scholars often describe a research/practice divide. Similarly, students in teacher education programs often struggle to navigate the differences between university coursework and expectations they face in field-based placements. This self-study analyzes one researcher's attempt to address the research/practice divide from the position…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators
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Cochran-Smith, Marilyn – Action in Teacher Education, 2012
In this article about her early career development and the experiences that shaped her life as a scholar and researcher, the author describes the work lives of university-based teacher educators and what it means to compose a research life in this field. This article draws on the author's 30 years as a university-based teacher educator. In it, she…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Career Development, Teaching Conditions
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Dee, Amy Lynn – Action in Teacher Education, 2012
Professional integrity and changing demographics in the public school system in the United States coupled with standards for teacher preparation require that preservice teachers possess knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to work with diverse populations. Using the Teacher Work Sample, a plan for instruction serving as a teacher…
Descriptors: Public Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Academic Standards, Performance Based Assessment
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Olson, Margaret R.; Craig, Cheryl J. – Action in Teacher Education, 2012
This research shows how two teacher educators, one from Canada and one from the United States, have attempted to imbue their preservice and graduate education practices with a sense of social justice, despite the downgrading of the importance of social justice by accreditation agencies such as National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Graduate School Faculty
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DeLuca, Christopher – Action in Teacher Education, 2012
Within the current accountability context of education in the United States and Canada, there is a clear need to educate teachers on effectively using assessments to support, measure, and communicate student learning. Despite this need, assessment has historically been a neglected area in teacher education programs with comparatively little…
Descriptors: Accountability, Stakeholders, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Callejo Perez, David M. – Action in Teacher Education, 2012
This three-part article addresses the role of identity as transmitted by my mother and the influences on my life first as a teacher and then as researcher. This ethnography is based on interviews of my mother about her life as a political prisoner in Cuba and her influences on my identity. This article is divided into three acts that address…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Interviews, Role
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Russell, William B., III – Action in Teacher Education, 2010
Social studies students are inundated with pedagogy in which exposure to factual information is overwhelmingly the paramount means to success. Students are often encouraged to regurgitate facts as a means to demonstrate academic understanding. Passive learning dominates social studies curriculum despite the abundance of research calling for…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Instruction, Secondary School Curriculum, Teaching Methods
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Sunal, Cynthia Szymanski; Christensen, Lois McFadyen; Shwery, Craig S.; Lovorn, Michael; Sunal, Dennis W. – Action in Teacher Education, 2010
Online discussions enabled preK-12 teachers (n = 125) from five nations (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, and the United States) to share their perspectives of culture and citizenship and the intersections of those concepts. Discussion moved between elements of personal and others' theory into effects of theory on practice. Teachers identified…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Definitions, Foreign Countries, Social Studies
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Haynes Writer, Jeanette – Action in Teacher Education, 2010
The reality of tribal nationhood and the dual citizenship that Native Americans carry in their tribal nations and the United States significantly expands the definition and parameters of citizen education. Citizenship education means including and understanding the historical and political contexts of all U.S. citizens--especially, those…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, American Indians, Tribes, Citizenship
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Marri, Anand R. – Action in Teacher Education, 2010
This case study examines the perspectives of a teacher and a set of students in a U.S. history classroom in a "last chance" public New York City high school--with "last chance" being a common term used to describe schools designed for struggling students, those who have a history of truancy, or those who have dropped out. The…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, United States History, Law Related Education, Classroom Environment
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Russell, William Benedict, III; Waters, Stewart – Action in Teacher Education, 2010
This article examines how film can be used to engage students in critical thinking, and it offers a framework for using film to build citizens of character. We argue that the use of film in the classroom can help students analyze their values and decision making for the purpose of becoming effective citizens. A brief history of character education…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Films, Instructional Materials, Values Education
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Sanatullova-Allison, Elvira – Action in Teacher Education, 2009
Male teachers are in demand in U.S. elementary schools and elementary teacher education programs. The 2002 National Education Association's Representative Assembly approved a measure to "identify, recognize, recruit, and retain" more male teachers, with an emphasis on elementary and minority teachers. The present article reports on a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Males, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Wilkins, Elizabeth A.; Clift, Renee T. – Action in Teacher Education, 2007
In response to the high attrition rate of new teachers, more and more induction programs are being implemented across the country. Current financial constraints, coupled with no systematic way to coordinate resources across schools and state organizations, present a challenge to many small or poorly funded schools and districts. In this article,…
Descriptors: Mentors, Partnerships in Education, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Olson, Susan J.; Werhan, Carol – Action in Teacher Education, 2005
There is increasing use of distance-learning technologies to deliver alternative teacher licensure and certification programs for those areas of shortage such as rural and urban areas and those content areas for which it is difficult to find highly qualified teachers. This article reviews those collaborative groups, partnerships, and institutions…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Rural Areas, Teacher Education Programs, Online Courses