Portraits of Teacher Preparation: Learning to Teach in a Changing America

Portraits of Teacher Preparation: Learning to Teach in a Changing America

by Karen Embry Jenlink
     
 

Portraits of Teacher Preparation: Learning to Teach in a Changing World brings to the foreground current work by teacher educators in universities across the U.S. It specifically focuses on teacher preparation against a backdrop of: the challenges of standards and accountability; the No Child Left Behind Act; licensure/certification issues; increasing

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Portraits of Teacher Preparation: Learning to Teach in a Changing World brings to the foreground current work by teacher educators in universities across the U.S. It specifically focuses on teacher preparation against a backdrop of: the challenges of standards and accountability; the No Child Left Behind Act; licensure/certification issues; increasing diversity; issues of social justice; shifting demographics; and the myriad of social issues that make schools and teaching problematic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578862696
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Overview5
1Learning to teach in a changing America13
2Center X : where research and practice intersect for urban school professionals : a portrait of the teacher education program at the University of California, Los Angeles33
3Collaboration and inquiry : learning to teach at the Lynch School of Education53
4Reimagining one urban teacher education program : transformation through inquiry, difference, and field experience73
5Keepers of the flame : the CARE program for democratic education99
6Cultivating democratic learning communities : three portraits of Roosevelt University's Department of Teacher Education113
7Converging voices : teaching and learning to teach133
8A portrait in time and context : the TE collaborative 20% internship program155
9Adapting to meet the needs of a growing, urban school district175
10Teacher education for our schools and our community199
11Reflective and aesthetic inquiry : seeing the whole221
12Coda : a portrait of teacher education : imagining alternative possibilities235

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