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Brown, Carmen Sherry – Issues in Teacher Education, 2018
Beginning in May 2014, all education program graduates in New York State (NYS) must pass new and/or revised certification exams in order to become certified to teach in NYS. Early childhood teacher candidates enrolled in an approved NYS teacher preparation program are required to pass the Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST), Content Specialty…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, College Graduates, Graduation Requirements, Teacher Certification
Mueller, Mary; Hindin, Alisa – Issues in Teacher Education, 2011
This study assesses and determines the factors that influence dispositions. To assess dispositions, the authors developed a series of micro-case scenarios. Their prior research showed the effectiveness of using scenarios to assess dispositions, but the authors also sought to understand the factors that influence dispositions. In this article, they…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Student Teacher Attitudes, Vignettes
Payne, Elizabethe; Smith, Melissa – Issues in Teacher Education, 2010
High school is a profoundly social experience for students. Having friends is central to being "visible"--to having an identity--in school. Social positioning, friendship groups, romance dramas, and the battle to "fit in" gain the attention and drain the energy of students far more than do academic pursuits. Lesbian, Gay,…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Workshops, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
Folsom, Christy – Issues in Teacher Education, 2005
This article explores the theoretical foundations and practical application of Teaching for Intellectual and Emotional Learning (TIEL), a pedagogical model that codifies a powerful way of thinking about the intellectual and social-emotional processes that underlie teaching and learning. It is is organized in three sections, and begins by offering…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Educators, Learning Theories, Educational Theories
Grenot-Scheyer, Marquita; Coots, Jennifer J.; Bishop-Smith, Kathryn – Issues in Teacher Education, 2004
This article addresses how teacher preparation programs can best respond to the broad, complex calls for reform in ways that are locally meaningful and honor academic integrity, but that are also true to the intent of the reform mandates. The authors begin with an overview of some of the federal and state initiatives that are presenting challenges…
Descriptors: Educational Change, College School Cooperation, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Dubetz, Nancy; Lawrence, Alexandria; Gningue, Serigne – Issues in Teacher Education, 2002
Both the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future and the Holmes Group suggest that the solution to improving student learning is through formal university-school collaborations, or Professional Development Schools (PDSs). As the research base on PDS partnerships grows, so does the evidence that PDSs improve the quality of teaching in…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, Educational Research, College School Cooperation, Urban Schools