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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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Day, Christopher; Leitch, Ruth – Teaching and Teacher Education, 2001
Presents research on enhancing teachers' understanding of the key role emotions play in their personal professional growth, combining narrative, autobiographical accounts of British school and college teachers with an examination of the underlying values affecting the practices of their tutors. Results reveal the effects of powerful, often…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
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Bell, Beverley; Gilbert, John – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1994
This paper describes the findings of a three-year research project on teacher development in which some New Zealand science teachers were developing their teaching to take into account students' thinking and constructivist views of learning. The main finding was that the teacher development and learning involved professional, personal, and social…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development