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Gubler, Martin; Eggenhofer-Rehart, Petra; Andresen, Maike; Mandel, Debbie; Mayrhofer, Wolfgang; Lehmann, Philip; Schleicher, Nanni Elisabeth; Schramm, Florian – Teacher Development, 2020
What a 'successful career' means to teachers is little understood, although this would allow schools and educational governance alike to support teachers' development, and to reduce their attrition. This study examines how 240 school teachers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland conceptualize career success, as compared to 185 health-care/social…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Success, Foreign Countries, Professional Personnel
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Liang, Xin; Collins, Linda J.; Lenhart, Lisa; Ressa, Virginia – Teacher Development, 2020
Significant funds have been allocated in the United States at the federal, state, and local levels to provide teacher professional development aimed at bringing about instructional change and resulting in improved student achievement. One important indicator for quality and effectiveness in professional development is change in teaching practice.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Educational Quality
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Baecher, Laura; Chung, Samantha – Teacher Development, 2020
Teachers who participate in learning and teaching abroad enhance their intercultural competence, develop more globally informed and critical perspectives on education, and improve their foreign language and teaching skills. However, most of the research on teacher study abroad has been conducted with pre-service rather than in-service teachers. To…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Service Learning
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Woore, Robert; Mutton, Trevor; Molway, Laura – Teacher Development, 2020
In 2014, the final report of the British Educational Research Association and Royal Society for the Arts Inquiry called for teachers to engage both with and in research as a core part of their professional role. After considering some of the reasoning and evidence underpinning this ambition, the authors explore one way in which it might be…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Teacher Researchers, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Harju, Vilhelmiina; Niemi, Hannele – Teacher Development, 2020
This study investigates principals' viewpoints on the support needs of newly qualified teachers. As pedagogic leaders, principals play a central role in organizing support activities for new teachers at local level and can offer insights into new teachers' situation and support needs. On that basis, the authors investigated how Finnish principals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development
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Donehower Paul, Claire; Bukaty, Caitlyn A.; Dieker, Lisa – Teacher Development, 2020
Over the last 15 years educational organizations, researchers, and practitioners have developed frameworks for teacher effectiveness. These frameworks were established in an effort to define 'good teaching' and have ultimately informed the process of teacher evaluation. Simultaneously, new tools, such as simulation, have emerged to support teacher…
Descriptors: Simulated Environment, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teacher Education
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Prabjandee, Denchai – Teacher Development, 2020
This study uses teacher identity as an analytic lens to explore how pre-service teachers' professional identity developed during teacher education and to examine what aspects of teacher education promote the development of teacher identity. Guided by the teacher's personal interpretative framework and utilizing a narrative inquiry with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Teacher Education Programs, English (Second Language)
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Gerstenschlager, Natasha E.; Barlow, Angela T. – Teacher Development, 2019
Given US students' lack of international competitiveness in mathematics and science, many states have adopted the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM). To help ensure that the Standards for Mathematical Practice within the CCSSM and effective teaching practices are implemented appropriately, many teachers are emerging as teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Case Studies, Common Core State Standards, Program Implementation
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Patahuddin, Sitti Maesuri; Logan, Tracy – Teacher Development, 2019
This study investigated the use of Facebook as a medium for, and process of, teachers' informal professional learning regarding mathematical and pedagogical knowledge. Facebook responses to four inter-related posts about mathematics examples from Facebook users (N = 117) were captured and systematically analysed using content analysis. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Informal Education, Faculty Development
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Martin, Christie; Polly, Drew; Mraz, Maryann; Algozzine, Robert – Teacher Development, 2019
Over $18 billion is spent annually on professional development for in-service teachers. This study examined the focus, duration, and impact of professional development activities in which elementary (students ages 5-11) and middle school (students ages 11-14) teachers participated. Ninety-eight teacher-participants completed an online survey about…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers
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Hadie, Siti Nurma Hanim; Hassan, Asma'; Talip, Saiful Bahri; Yusoff, Muhamad Saiful Bahri – Teacher Development, 2019
Students' rating of teacher behaviors provides valuable information on teaching improvement and instructional quality. Unfortunately, there is a lack of new validated instruments for measuring teacher behaviors. The Teacher Behaviors Inventory is an old inventory that was initially developed to measure teaching behaviors as regards lecture-based…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Lecture Method, Construct Validity
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Trenholm, Sven; Chinnappan, Mohan – Teacher Development, 2019
The benefit of homework (HW) has been the subject of ongoing debate among various stakeholders. Within this debate, and in relation to teacher development, prospective teachers' views of HW have received limited attention. In this study, we survey primary pre-service teachers' ('PSTs') views of HW use (n = 45 teaching grades 2-5; n = 39 teaching…
Descriptors: Homework, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
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Flynn, Naomi – Teacher Development, 2019
This article draws on the notion of communal constructivism to explore its potential to frame and facilitate the development of evidence-informed practice. The explicit aspiration to nurture a research-informed workforce is prominent in discourse across policy makers, educational researchers and teacher professional groups in England; however,…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Constructivism (Learning), Research Utilization, Theory Practice Relationship
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Weller, Jacolyn – Teacher Development, 2019
A central part of teacher education is critical reflection. To engage with the new -- embrace change -- is inherently difficult. The solution is teacher control of change. Those who embrace change, or not, are identified in their language. Pronoun analysis situates a teacher and determines areas of discomfort for change. Particular personal…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes, Discourse Analysis
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Melville, Wayne; Hardy, Ian; Roy, Matt – Teacher Development, 2019
The authors argue that the professional learning practices of teachers in precarious employment may have a significant impact upon their understandings of specific policy reforms. The analysis considers a teacher's understandings of learning about a new policy in light of the various 'epistemological resources' he brought to bear to his learning…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Teaching Methods
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