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Kolman, Joni S.; Roegman, Rachel; Goodwin, A. Lin – Teaching Education, 2016
This article presents findings from an exploratory empirical study of teaching residents' opportunities and learning within the overlapping contexts of English as a Second Language (ESL)/special education classrooms and high-need urban schools. Utilizing documentation from the first year of a teacher residency program, our findings illustrate the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Second Language Learning, Context Effect, Urban Schools
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James, Alyssa – Teaching Education, 2012
This piece is an academic reflection on personal experiences of the education system through the critical lens of anti-oppressive and multicultural education. The author divides the page into academic discourse and personal experience, reflecting the boundaries between anecdotal evidence and academic discourse. Suggestions and observations are…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Reflection, Academic Discourse, Role of Education
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Guillory, Nichole A. – Teaching Education, 2012
This research essay is intended to situate the curriculum in my multicultural education courses--of talking back through autobiographical inquiry--within real schools, a site where curriculum theorists rarely situate their work. The literature by curriculum theorists that precedes my study generally has focused on how pre-service teachers in…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Multicultural Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Buczynski, Sandy; Lattimer, Heather; Inoue, Noriyuki; Alexandrowicz, Viviana – Teaching Education, 2010
This case study describes the process education faculty went through to craft a response to a school-wide international experience initiative. Analysis revealed three competing frames that shaped individual faculty members' expectations. This made developing an internationalization requirement in graduate teacher education multifaceted, often…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Graduate Study
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Mahon, Jennifer – Teaching Education, 2010
We live in a global age, and our schools and teachers must prepare today's students to take their places as global citizens. Such education requires an awareness of the world, its people, and its conditions. Some of the ways we may achieve such awareness include infusing a global perspective into the curriculum, sending students overseas, or…
Descriptors: Global Education, Institutional Environment, Barriers, Foreign Students
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Ochoa, Alberto M. – Teaching Education, 2010
This article reviews the collective body of articles in this publication. It provides a brief discussion of the contextual need for global perspectives in teacher preparation programs for preparing teachers to acquire global perspectives. In the process, a number of questions are asked for making international teacher preparation possible. The…
Descriptors: International Education, Literature Reviews, Global Approach, Educational Change
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Klenowski, Val – Teaching Education, 2009
This article provides the background and context to the important issue of assessment and equity in relation to Indigenous students in Australia. Questions about the validity and fairness of assessment are raised and ways forward are suggested by attending to assessment questions in relation to equity and culture-fair assessment. Patterns of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Test Bias
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Cho, Daniel – Teaching Education, 2005
In this paper, the author discusses pedagogy and strategy within the current climate set by the "War on Terror". Deploying Lacanian psychoanalysis in a critique of standardized knowledge, the author develops a theory of "abject pedagogy" that seeks to subvert the current "regimes of truth" while providing educators with a viable pedagogy during…
Descriptors: Historical Interpretation, Context Effect, Terrorism, Political Attitudes
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Colby, Susan A.; Atkinson, Terry S. – Teaching Education, 2004
Although Vygotskian principles involving the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) are hailed as tenets undergirding teaching and learning within a constructivist setting, these principals have not been implemented widely within school classrooms. Tharp and Gallimore, building on the notion that learning can be maximized when a teacher has a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Graduate Students, Reading Instruction
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Henning, Mary Beth; Yendol-Hoppey, Diane – Teaching Education, 2004
Teacher education programs are being encouraged to collaborate with K-12 partners to develop and implement contextually rich field experiences that integrate methods course instruction with public school practices. As a result, we outline four models of integrating methods instruction and field experiences and raise the question "How does the…
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kumashiro, Kevin K.; Baber, Sikunder Ali; Richardson, Eric; Ricker-Wilson, Carol; Wong, Pia L. – Teaching Education, 2004
While theories and recommendations continue to proliferate in the educational research literature on what it means to teach towards social justice and to prepare teachers for such teaching, so do concerns that these theories and recommendations fail to account for the ways that the contexts of teaching--cultural contexts, national contexts,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Research, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Dick, Andreas – Teaching Education, 1993
Paper explores the idea of biography writing as a medium for teacher development and reflection, focusing on the ethnographic biography to provide student teachers with context in preservice education and describing a one-semester course in Switzerland in which student teachers were paired with experienced teachers to complete ethnographic…
Descriptors: Biographies, Context Effect, Ethnography, Foreign Countries