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Casa, Tutita M.; Cardetti, Fabiana; Gilson, Cindy – Teacher Educator, 2020
Teacher preparation programs in the US have addressed complex teaching practices, like mathematical discourse, by engaging preservice teachers in the practice of teaching. This qualitative study reports on the nature of conferences about the discourse between an elementary education preservice-inservice pair participating in a model that…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers
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Villarreal, Dorothy; González Canché, Manuel; Gasman, Marybeth; Castro Samayoa, Andrés; Ginsberg, Alice – Teacher Educator, 2019
Minority-serving institutions are important in the production of teachers of color. However, this formative process is not without limitations. This multisite, multistate study relied on network analysis techniques to unveil timely and relevant concerns that students, faculty, and administrators identified as critical toward the strengthening of…
Descriptors: Racial Composition, College Environment, Minority Group Students, Network Analysis
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Morettini, Brianne W.; Brown, Corine M.; Viator, Martha G. – Teacher Educator, 2018
This articles describes a year-long self-study in cultural competence. Armed with the understanding that "teachers first need to know their own cultures," a small group of faculty researchers engaged in systematic self-study to better understand their own cultural competence in an effort to enhance teacher candidates' cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teachers, Classroom Environment
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Flory, Sara Barnard; Burns, Rebecca West – Teacher Educator, 2017
Similar to other teacher education disciplines, Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) must adjust to calls for clinically rich teacher preparation because knowledge learned in PETE does not easily transfer to cultures of schools, classrooms, and gymnasia. Opportunity exists to understand more about clinically rich PETE courses, particularly…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Methods Courses, Preservice Teachers, Cooperating Teachers
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Hindin, Alisa; Mueller, Mary – Teacher Educator, 2016
To maximize children's opportunities for success in school, teacher preparation programs need to support preservice teachers in developing strong knowledge, experiences, and dispositions toward working with diverse families. Yet, it is challenging for programs to assess their candidates' knowledge and dispositions in this area. In this study we…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Teacher Attitudes, Ethnic Diversity, Cultural Differences
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Hynds, Anne S.; Hindle, Rawiri; Savage, Catherine; Meyer, Luanna H.; Penetito, Wally; Sleeter, Christine – Teacher Educator, 2016
There is a dearth of empirical evidence that examines the impact of teacher professional development for culturally responsive pedagogies, particularly on Indigenous student achievement and teacher practices. Te Kotahitanga was a large-scale professional development initiative for culturally responsive practices for secondary teachers in New…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Culturally Relevant Education, Secondary School Teachers, Program Effectiveness
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Conderman, Greg; Walker, David A. – Teacher Educator, 2015
Professional dispositions are an important component in teacher education programs. Therefore, it is important that teacher education candidates and teacher educators agree on what dispositions mean, understand how dispositions will be assessed, and agree on how they are portrayed. This study compared dispositional self-assessments from 248…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, College Faculty, Teacher Educators
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Tieso, Carol – Teacher Educator, 2001
Describes the experiences of elementary students and teachers embarking on a mathematics differentiation project in which teachers received training in curriculum modification. Data from interviews, focus groups, and observations suggest that a modified or enhanced curriculum unit, with appropriate, escalated learning goals and authentic resources…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student), Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Frenzel, N. J. – Teacher Educator, 1977
Survey results concerning the role of university supervisors as perceived by student teachers, classroom supervisors, and principals of schools serving the student teachers reflected positively on present program administration, on the role of the supervisor student teaching programs, and the continuation of the supervisory position. (MB)
Descriptors: Opinions, Principals, Role Perception, Student Attitudes
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Nier, Charles J. – Teacher Educator, 1979
This study found an effective device for supplying preservice teachers with desirable affective behavior role models through the use of personal autobiographical recall techniques. (LH)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Autobiographies, Classroom Communication, Emotional Response
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Isakson, Richard L.; Ellsworth, Randy – Teacher Educator, 1978
Educational research courses are generally viewed as unnecessary requirements by education students. In an attempt to change this attitude, a new course design based on expected student competencies was implemented at Wichita State University. Student attitudes and attitude changes were measured with positive results. (JMF)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Educational Research, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes