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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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Willard, Kimberly – Teaching Education, 1992
Paper reviews a collection of essays on the experiences of beginning teachers. The essays were written mainly by English and elementary school teachers after many years of successful teaching. All of the authors became effective career teachers. The authors write about the rewards of affecting and changing lives. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays
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Carger, Chris Liska – Teaching Education, 1993
A Caucasian teacher reflects on her experiences over the years of being part of and then teaching within diverse student populations, explaining what it feels like to be white in a world so worried about, yet so often unfair to, people of color. (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Black Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Saunders, Shari – Teaching Education, 1991
African-American teacher educator describes her educational experiences. Though elementary school peers and teachers were predominantly African-American, there was no focus on African-American history and diversity. Her secondary and postsecondary years in predominantly white schools showed her the need for multicultural education and helped shape…
Descriptors: Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Jacobs, Mary-Ellen – Teaching Education, 1992
This review of "Teacher Lore," a book of essays, highlights what teacher lore is, teachers' stories and ideas, and learning from teacher lore. The book invites teachers to look searchingly into their daily practice in order to understand the mystery and intangibles of teaching. It is recommended for preservice and inservice teachers. (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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McLaughlin, H. James – Teaching Education, 1994
Paper examines how one teacher conceived of classroom authority during three phases of his educational experience (student teaching, graduate school, and university teaching), suggesting that teacher educators must incorporate serious discussions about the nature of authority in the same way that K-12 teachers ought to question how they enact…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, College Instruction, Discipline