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The teacher educator is always also a teacher, and as a role model may have an important impact on student teachers' views on teaching. Becoming a teacher or a teacher educator is a long-term process of developing a professional identity, with role models being just one of the contributing factors. This study of 13 teacher educators addresses the impact of schoolteacher role models as part of the socialization process of becoming a teacher.
Updated: Oct. 01, 2009
McDonald and Zeichner (2008) argue that multicultural education often pays less attention to societal structures that perpetuate injustice, while social justice teacher education often focuses on these structures. Their commitments to teacher education both celebrate diversity and address structural inequities. Motivated by this concern and drawing on feminist and Buddhist theories, the author argues that many teacher educators would benefit from a renewed consideration of modeling the pedagogy they hope prospective teachers will employ. In this paper, she analyzes and brings together the work on critical, justice-oriented approaches to teacher education.
Updated: Mar. 09, 2009
The didactic model LdL (Lernen durch Lehren) as a way of preparing students for communication in a knowledge society
'Learn by teaching' has been elaborated into a meta-model (Meta)LdL that aims at giving students a platform to acquire the competencies considered necessary for knowledge societies. 97 students participated in a questionnaire following university classes modeled on LdL. A majority of students have allowed for a gain in all competencies and claimed that no other method they were aware of would be more efficient than LdL.
Updated: Sep. 21, 2008
The article examines modeling and its consequences on teachers educators' as far as practices of teachers studies. The article examines literature and multiple case-study on modeling. The study result is that there is a black spot in the body of knowledge on teacher education and the actual practice of many teacher educators/
Updated: Jul. 30, 2008
Survey data from 222 student teachers at a small, liberal arts college were used to address the following three questions: Do university supervisors add value to the student teaching experience? Do student teachers distinguish between the roles played by supervisors and those played by cooperating teachers? How do student teachers characterise good supervision?
Updated: Jan. 26, 2008
Incorporating Character Education into the Early Childhood Degree Program: The Need, and One Department's Response.
The article describes early childhood education goals which help children develop a character that will assist them in interacting with one another and form relationships with peers and others. The author describes several techniques for integrating character development, including developmental discipline and positive guidance, individualized planning, play-based learning, successful experiences, making choices, setting boundaries, cooperative environments, and modeling.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2008