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Valtierra, Kristina M. – AILACTE Journal, 2022
This article shares innovative practices from a workshop series called Teach and Thrive Learning Circles (TTLCs) offered to pre-service and recent graduates from the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program at Colorado College (CC). TTLCs aim to proactively prime pre-service and early career teachers to navigate the pressures that can contribute…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Masters Programs, Teacher Education Programs, Workshops
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Rupenthal, Michelle; Furuness, Shelly – AILACTE Journal, 2020
This paper explores how a teacher preparation program in a liberal arts institution built upon the foundations of dialogic, relational pedagogy utilizes strong alumni connections to improve teacher education curriculum and support preservice, inservice, and teacher educators as they work to teach against the grain. Best visualized as an infinity…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Mentors, Socialization, Elementary Secondary Education
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Egeland, Paul; Eckert, Jon – AILACTE Journal, 2012
In an era of specialization and standardization, what might the liberal arts offer to preservice teachers as they prepare for their participation in a demanding profession? The authors posit that teacher education programs housed in liberal arts institutions can provide rich mentoring opportunities for teacher candidates. While faculty in teacher…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Mentors
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Kaye, Karen; Turner, John F.; Emigh, James – AILACTE Journal, 2011
The CSI academies employed a multi-layered, collaborative approach to encourage diverse students to consider STEM careers, including science teaching. The academies recruited a diverse group of high school students. This was due, in large part, to the creation of a unique selection process that identified students with unrealized potential. The…
Descriptors: Science Careers, Mentors, Urban Universities, College Programs
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Darragh, Janine J.; Picanco, Kathryn E.; Tully, Debbie; Henning, A. Suzie – AILACTE Journal, 2011
The current demand for teacher candidates to prove a positive impact on student achievement and work collaboratively in a field that is perennially in change has called for a new paradigm for teacher preparation, one that focuses on clinical field experiences, culturally responsive teaching and reflective, collaborative pedagogy. The co-teach…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Internship Programs, Teacher Collaboration, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Simmons, Robert W., III – AILACTE Journal, 2010
In a "Multicultural Teaching and Learning" course, racial equity is one of the many issues explored. When discussing racial equity in our schools, teacher education students in the course focus their attention on such issues as the achievement gap, referrals to special education of African American and Latino males, the racism of low…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Suburban Schools, Racial Factors, Multicultural Education
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Faith, Ellen S. – AILACTE Journal, 2009
Smaller institutions of higher education, such as those that comprise the AILACTE membership, prepare teacher and school leadership candidates to create vibrant learning communities in P-12 classrooms and schools, accomplished in part through well-structured and carefully mentored induction experiences. To optimize candidate and unit outcomes, new…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Educators, Professional Education, Teacher Education
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Drexler, James L. – AILACTE Journal, 2006
Research, reports and studies all confirm the fact that American schools are facing a crisis: not enough teachers to fill positions in schools. One critical component of this crisis is the fact that many newer teachers to the profession quit after only one or two years. A common factor for many of those new teachers who quit is the lack of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Shortage, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Eifler, Karen E.; Green, Thomas G. – AILACTE Journal, 2005
This paper explores expressions of marginalization of White preservice teachers serving as academic mentors to Black adolescent males in a unique partnership program. Junior secondary education majors form tri-partite interdisciplinary teams and work with intact groups of Black youth, members of a community-based Black rites of passage program for…
Descriptors: Education Majors, African American Children, African Americans, Preservice Teachers