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The development of the professional identity of two teacher educators in the context of Dutch teacher education
The article examines the question of development of professional identity of fice teacher educator from three generations. It explores the three youngest teacher educators on the topic of how these educators develop from teacher to teacher educators. The findings of the study indicate that both teacher educators use the innovations in teacher education to develop professionally.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2008
The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of action research by ten preservice teachers in early childhood from a small university in the West. Their goal was to assess the impact of their teaching on student learning with children birth to 8 years of age. The preservice teachers studied the effects of specific learning strategies or activities, first upon the development and learning of the young children they taught, and then upon the results from the assessments in order to guide further instruction.
Updated: Sep. 04, 2008
This manuscript describes the efforts of several instructors who incorporated videoconferencing in their teacher education courses at two large universities in the southeastern United States. Professors preparing teachers to teach elementary and middle school examined their interactive videoconference experiences linking preservice teachers with students in real classroom settings.
Updated: Jun. 01, 2008
Contesting the Curriculum: An Examination of Professionalism as Defined and Enacted by Australian History Teachers
In this article, the author presents an analysis of professionalism as defined and enacted by the History Teachers' Association of New South Wales (HTANSW). The author's aim for this project was to explore what professionalism means in practice for a unique group of teachers: those who have made an active and fundamental commitment to their subject community by voluntarily serving on the executive committee of their subject-based professional association.
Updated: Feb. 17, 2008
Connected and culturally embedded beliefs: Chinese and US teachers talk about how their students best learn mathematics
Teachers' beliefs regarding how students learn mathematics in China and in the United States is the subject of an interview study. The study revealed distinct differences of thinking about how mathematics should be taught and how Chinese and American teachers think their students learn math. Chinese teachers talked about developing student interest in mathematics and relating it to real life situations. American teachers talked about learning styles and hands-on approaches to learning.
Updated: Feb. 05, 2008
Reconceptualizing Teacher Educator Knowledge as Tensions: Exploring the tension between valuing and reconstructing experience
This paper reports the author's efforts as a teacher educator to improve our understanding of the process of learning to teach. It illustrates how the nature of the knowledge developed by teacher educators about their practice is often embedded in complexity and ambiguity. This knowledge is explored as a source of tensions that teacher educators can learn to recognize and manage within their work.
Updated: Jan. 24, 2008
This report investigates mentoring from the perspectives of 7 experienced secondary public school teachers from four different school districts in Oklahoma.The experienced teachers benefited from the mentoring process and their mentoring experiences in two important areas. At the professional level, the teachers gained a sense of self as professional educators. At the personal level, these teachers identified mentoring as a process that worked in almost any situation; in addition, they recognized that conversing about concerns with a knowledgeable colleague was a workable solution for solving issues. Reprinted by permission of the publisher.
Updated: Dec. 17, 2007