Search results for: Lloyd Gwendolyn M.
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Developing Preservice Teacher Conceptions of Effective Teachers Using Classroom Scenarios to Practice Difficult Conversations
Faculty from three different teacher preparation programs implemented classroom scenarios to help preservice teachers practice holding difficult conversations with students. The goal was to enhance critical reflection and discussion around creating culturally responsive classrooms to change preservice teacher conceptions of effective teachers' qualities. Results indicate that preservice teacher conceptions of effective teachers shifted from a focus on personal attributes to teaching skills. This study addresses the need for practice-based teacher education that has advanced in parallel with efforts to find new ways to the practical knowledge needed to be culturally responsive teachers.
Updated: Aug. 03, 2022
Strategic Compromise a Student Teacher's Design of Kindergarten Mathematics Instruction in a High-Stakes Testing Climate
The article describes the compromises made by a preservice teacher in a low performing urban kindergarten setting. The article follows the preservice teacher's strategies of adapting the school climate, while allowing herself to contribute her own interests and goals, despite the high pressures of accountability in the United States.
Updated: Jan. 03, 2008