Search results for: O'Connor Carla
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Tangling With Race and Racism in Teacher Education: Designs for Counterstory-Based Parent Teacher Conferences
The authors’ research is guided by the aim to use counterstories pedagogically in teacher education. They report on counterstory-based parent teacher conference simulations, where composite case narratives support teacher candidates in taking up asset-based perspectives. Their work rests upon the assertion that asset-based framing must not remain purely conceptual; rather, asset-based frames must infuse teaching practice. They examine how counterstories can be constructed to ensure that they are robust, respectful, and pedagogically useful for teacher education.
Updated: Jun. 14, 2022
Telling and Retelling about Self and “Others”: How Pre-service Teachers (Re)interpret Privilege and Disadvantage in one College Classroom
The article examines how a group of white, mostly upper middle class pre-service teachers expressed resistance to one multicultural education course. Findings reveal that despite variation in students’ incoming ideological dispositions, they all rationalized inequality by clinging to moral evaluations of their own achievements and that of others like and unlike them.
Updated: Jul. 13, 2008