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Nadelson, Louis S.; Pluska, Heidi; Moorcroft, Scott; Jeffrey, Annie; Woodard, Susan – Issues in Teacher Education, 2014
As with many previous K-12 educational reform efforts, expectations that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS; National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, 2010) will assist students in learning so that they can prepare for college and the workforce are very high (American College Testing, 2012). Briefly, the CCSS "are designed…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, State Standards, Knowledge Level, Teacher Attitudes
Waddell, Jennifer – Issues in Teacher Education, 2011
The racial/ethnic populations in public schools have changed dramatically in recent years and will continue to shift to a majority non-White population. The National Center for Education Statistics (2010) reports 67.3% of the student population in urban districts is composed of students of color. Yet, the population of teachers in the United…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Urban Schools, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Opportunities
Philipp, Randolph A. – Issues in Teacher Education, 2008
Elementary school children in the United States are not developing acceptable levels of mathematical proficiency (National Center for Education Statistics, 1999), and a major concern of teacher educators is that teachers lack the depth and flexibility of mathematical understanding and the corresponding beliefs they need to teach for proficiency…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Aptitude
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