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Fletcher, Edward C., Jr.; Dicicco, Michael – Teacher Educator, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore whether the concerns of a group of pre-collegiate students enrolled in an urban teaching academy (UTA) program were unique or similar to those found in earlier studies using Fuller's model as a framework for analysis. Using an instrumental case study approach, findings indicated that the UTA students…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Teacher Education, Case Studies, Teacher Effectiveness
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Reeves, Todd D.; Chiang, Jui-Ling – Teacher Educator, 2017
In recent years, the use of data to inform instructional decision making has become a particularly prominent facet of K-12 educators' professional practice. However, research estimates limited opportunities for preservice teachers to learn how to use data, including standardized test data, for such purposes. In response, this article describes the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Capacity Building, Information Utilization, Instructional Design
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Collier, Margo; Kingsley, Karla V.; Ovitt, Brigid; Lin, Yi-Ling; Romero Benavidez, Juliette – Teacher Educator, 2017
Technology has reshaped conceptions of professional development by increasing access to information, enabling sustained follow-up efforts, and fostering teacher reflection and collaboration. Drawing on theoretical models of parent involvement and an ethic of caring, this study examined the perceptions and attitudes of educators toward…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Disabilities
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Gasman, Marybeth; Samayoa, Andrés Castro; Ginsberg, Alice – Teacher Educator, 2017
This article explores the role of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in producing teachers of color. Specifically, it looks at larger national trends and highlights individual MSIs that have experienced success in the area of teacher education and the production of teachers of color. Recommendations are made to assist colleges and universities…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Minority Group Teachers, Educational Trends, Success
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Freidus, Alexandra; Noguera, Pedro A. – Teacher Educator, 2017
In this ethnographic study, we look closely at everyday classroom interactions in order to examine the complex process of creating equitable classroom communities in racially and socioeconomically diverse schools. We use the lens of relational difference (Abu El-Haj, 2006) to examine how students negotiate social boundaries within their new…
Descriptors: Ethnography, School Desegregation, Social Influences, Educational Environment
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Martin, Linda E.; Mulvihill, Thalia M. – Teacher Educator, 2017
Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at the Stanford Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. She is former president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and member of the National Academy of Education and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She also served as a…
Descriptors: Interviews, Teacher Education Programs, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration
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Tracz, Susan; Torgerson, Colleen; Beare, Paul – Teacher Educator, 2017
Ratings published by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) require selectivity in admission to educator preparation programs. NCTQ provides a list of citations to support the selectivity standard termed "strong support." A review of each citation in the list found little or no support for the standard. Original data was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Teacher Evaluation
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Torsney, Benjamin M.; Ponnock, Annette R.; Lombardi, Doug – Teacher Educator, 2017
The current study explored the values preservice teachers use as motivation for pursuing a teaching career. Preservice teachers (N = 97) from a large Northeastern urban university were chosen to complete a survey measuring personal utility value, social utility value, and epistemic value. Data analysis was conducted using exploratory factor…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Occupational Aspiration, Vocational Interests
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Gelfuso, Andrea; Dennis, Danielle V. – Teacher Educator, 2017
In this article, we theoretically explore how the deliberate use of video during literacy field experiences creates a text that can be read by triad members and can ameliorate the problem of relying on memory to engage in reflective conversations about literacy teaching and learning. The use of video, tools, and interactions with knowledgeable…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Video Technology, Literacy, Protocol Materials
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Pilonieta, Paola; Medina, Adriana L.; Hathaway, Jennifer I. – Teacher Educator, 2017
This study explored how a study abroad experience affected preservice teachers' (PSTs') dispositions towards and plans for teaching English Language Learners (ELLs). This qualitative study involved 16 elementary education initial licensure PSTs who participated in a 2-month study abroad trip to Germany. Data in the form of surveys, interviews, and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Occupational Aspiration
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Bair, Mary Antony – Teacher Educator, 2017
This article describes how one institution used the Delphi technique to identify and operationalize key professional dispositions to be addressed in its teacher education program. Participants included teacher educators, methods course instructors, and school administrators. Data collection occurred in three phases, with the results of each phase…
Descriptors: Personality, Delphi Technique, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education Programs
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Zoellner, Brian P.; Chant, Richard H.; Lee, Kosze – Teacher Educator, 2017
Our revised secondary teacher education professional development plan (PDP) project required preservice teachers to identify their teaching beliefs, use these beliefs to analyze practice, and create an action plan centered on a research question from this analysis. We predicted these plans would show evidence of Dewey's (1964) reflective…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Educational Philosophy, Preservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Carley Rizzuto, Kerry – Teacher Educator, 2017
The purpose of this parallel mixed-methodology study was to examine how the perceptions of early childhood teachers toward their early childhood English Language Learners (ELL) shape their pedagogical practices. The study was conducted in 10 early childhood classrooms, ranging from grades pre-K to third, in one suburban school with a culturally…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, English Language Learners
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Harding, Jenni; Hbaci, Ilham; Loyd, Stacy; Hamilton, Boni – Teacher Educator, 2017
This case study of mathematics instruction using children's literature reports on the experiences 47 elementary preservice teachers had in their mathematics methods course while completing a microteaching assignment. As part of the microteaching assignment, preservice teachers were required to plan and teach mathematics lessons based on children's…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Hourigan, Mairéad; Leavy, Aisling M. – Teacher Educator, 2017
Teacher knowledge is a critical focus of educational research in light of the potential impact of teacher knowledge on student learning. The dearth of research exploring entry-level preservice teachers' geometric knowledge poses an onerous challenge for mathematics educators in initial teacher education (ITE) when designing experiences that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills
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