Search results for: Teacher education curriculum
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Supporting Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Critique and Adaptation of Science Lesson Plans Using Educative Curriculum Materials
This study examines the use of educative curriculum materials—materials intended to support both teacher and student learning—to help preservice elementary teachers develop their pedagogical design capacity for critiquing and adapting lessons. Preservice teachers received educative supports highlighting pedagogical principles and rationales for those principles. Implications for science teacher education and curriculum design are discussed.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010
Women of Color in a Bilingual/Dialectal Dilemma: Critical Race Feminism against a Curriculum of Oppression in Teacher Education
This article will discuss the work of a teacher educator who espouses critical race feminism as a means of fighting against a curriculum of oppression in teacher education. The article will conclude with an analysis of the power of language and dialect, a form of curriculum oppression, in teacher education with the need to fight against such oppression in the development of new teachers from a critical race feminist perspective.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2009
Understanding our Learners and Developing Reflective Practice: Conducting Action Research with English Language Learners
This paper examines the ways in which action research projects can be used to socialize teachers to the teaching of English language learners (ELLs) as well as help these teachers develop reflective practice. The study explored the teachers' statements about the impact of the course work and the projects on their teaching and their beliefs about teaching ELLs.
Updated: Dec. 21, 2009
In this paper, the authors describe a model for systematically improving the mathematics preparation of elementary teachers, one lesson at a time. They begin by identifying a serious obstacle for teacher educators: the absence of mechanisms for developing a shareable knowledge base for teacher preparation. They propose their model as a way to address this challenge. The authors conclude by presenting data indicating that the model is effective in generating and vetting knowledge that helps to improve the mathematics program over time.
Updated: Dec. 01, 2009
This article provides a detailed overview of the current structure and training of early childhood development and education (ECDE) professionals, including pedagogical strategies and curricular guidelines. A cross-section of challenges to training ECDE teachers and recommendations are offered.
Updated: Oct. 27, 2009
It is incumbent on universities to reflect current research on effective teacher preparation and respond to the changing needs of the 21st century. In the spring of 2006, University of Utah set out to restructure its teacher programs.
Updated: May. 27, 2009
The study is an examination of syllabi from multicultural teacher education (MTE) courses taught across the United States. Using qualitative content analysis and drawing on existing typologies for multicultural education, the author analyzed the theories and philosophies underlying MTE course designs.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2009