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Eric Martone – Global Education Review, 2023
In 1950, the Sisters of Mercy opened Mercy Junior College in Tarrytown, New York for younger members of their order. In 1961, with financial assistance from the Rockefeller family, they relaunched it as a private 4-year institution for women at a new complex in Dobbs Ferry. From 1911 onward, however, the Rockefellers had a complex relationship…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Womens Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Educational History
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Schultz, Susan; Love, Kristen – Global Education Review, 2022
Participants in this research study found themselves suddenly forced into remote instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic, unfamiliar with online teaching and with little guidance from the field of education. Survey data was used to capture the voices of 18 K-12 educators to share their lessons learned, the challenges they encountered, and the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Teacher Education, Electronic Learning
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Wermuth, Esther; Quezada, Edwin M. – Global Education Review, 2017
This article describes the development and implementation of a pilot program to prepare teachers seeking New York state certification as school district administrators, by assigning them as administrative interns to a school district. The superintendent of a large urban school district and the director of a college program to prepare school…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Program Implementation, Program Development, Pilot Projects
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Yu, Yong; Hunt, Jean Ann – Global Education Review, 2016
Carefully constructed field-based experiences in teacher education programs have been recognized as one of the essential conditions for effective teacher learning. Most college/university-based teacher education programs, however, are still dominated by the epistemology that academic knowledge is the authoritative source of knowledge about…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Preservice Teachers, College School Cooperation, Case Studies
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Jay, Jordan; Miller, Howard – Global Education Review, 2016
In this article, we present three models of teacher preparation programs that immersed their candidates in experiential learning aimed at bringing together theory and practice. We identify the key components that can be generalized from studying such programs, examine factors that led to their dismantling, and propose a potentially more…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Experiential Learning, Theory Practice Relationship
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Wasmuth, Helge – Global Education Review, 2016
This article discusses an alternative learning project that was conducted in an online course at a teacher education program from Fall 2012 to Fall 2015. As part of the course, students had to create avatars, an alter ego, and think and act as their avatars when faced with educational issues. The project strives to overcome challenges that teacher…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teacher Education Programs, Perspective Taking, Online Courses
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Knoll, Marcia – Global Education Review, 2014
Conferencing is the commonly used vehicle for improving instruction by providing feedback to teachers. However, it is the nature of the feedback given to the teacher and how it is delivered, using effective conferencing strategies and techniques, that will actually involve the teacher in understanding, accepting, agreeing and initiating changes,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Conferences (Gatherings), Administrator Education
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Romano, Vincent A., Jr. – Global Education Review, 2014
The purpose of this research is to provide insight on how to improve current classroom observation practices in order to meet the needs of teachers, promote professional growth, and develop effective supervision practices. This study built upon previous research which identified four key components of a classroom observation process that promotes…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Supervision, Supervisors, Teacher Attitudes
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DelliCarpini, Margo; Alonso, Orlando B. – Global Education Review, 2014
Little research exists on effective ways to prepare secondary mathematics and science teachers to work with English language learners (ELLs) in mainstream mathematics and science (subsequently referred to as STEM) classrooms. Given the achievement gap that exists between ELLs and their native-speaking counterparts in STEM subjects, as well as the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, English Language Learners, Mathematics Education, Science Education