Search results for: Education theories
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The article examines contemporary American educational discourse and why despite the justifiable and inspiring ideals of student centeredness and democratic education, American education often results in poor educational outcomes. The author cites inconsistencies of intent and practice at the core of the problem.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2008
A study of the lived experiences of a second grade primary teacher was conducted by university researchers. Researchers focused on the teacher's body, time, space, relationship with children, and relationship with adults. The emergent themes were autonomy, pedagogical tact, lifelong learning, and kinship.
Updated: Jan. 24, 2008
Autonomy or control: discussion of a central dilemma in developing a realistic teacher education in Norway
The article describes the introduction of a collaborative partnership model in initial teacher education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. The model has led the way for professional training closely related to the field of practice and meets the need for 'hands-on' oriented teacher education program. The author suggests that educational theory should precede autonomy in the teaching profession, and that only after acquiring educational theory should students be exposed to other teacher education fundamental issues such as control, an important element of the school system.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2007
Since 2001, two teacher educators from distinctive mid western universities have been engaged in partnerships with two local urban school districts that resulted from their personal relationships with educators and school leaders.By applying Macedo and Freire's (2001) framework of analysis, this article shares their dialogic reflection and assessment of the impact of their roles, intentions, and modes of operandi as qualitative researchers and the effectiveness of pursuing contextually relevant transformative agendas within these partnerships.
Updated: Dec. 16, 2007