Preparing Teachers for a Changing World: What Teachers Should Learn and Be Able to Do / Edition 1

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Praise for Preparing Teachers for a Changing World

"This collection of chapters represents the best of contemporary thinking and writing onteaching and is built upon a conceptual framework of enormous importance to every teachereducator. Relevant to a variety of audiences, this book appeals for greater coherence andconsistency across preparation programs. It is essential reading for all teacher educators asthey renew preparation programs and focus on the needs of today's schools."
—David G. Imig, president and chief executive officer, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

"Preparing Teachers for a Changing World is by far the most comprehensive,thorough, deeply knowledge-based treatment of teacher education anywhere in the literature.A jewel of a book in a field badly in need of intellectual and moral leadership."
—Michael Fullan, author, Leading in a Culture of Change

"Well organized, meticulously researched, and well written, I have no doubt that Preparing Teachers for a Changing World will make a significant contribution to the field of teachereducation. The authors have done an exceptionally good job of capturing the major trends,differing perspectives, and many challenges of teacher education today, while putting forth avision for the future that is solidly grounded in research and in current and evolving knowledge."
—Sonia Nieto, professor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

"The knowledge base for teacher preparation and teaching is maturing and becoming veryrelevant to practice. This state-of-the-art compendium is essential reading for teacher educators committed to preparing professionals who can teach so that all children will, in fact, learn."
—Arthur E. Wise, president, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

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Editorial Reviews

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"this book will be a valuable resource to guide curriculum design, education policy, and teachers' prof development." (Childhood Education, Winter 2007-2008)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787974640
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/11/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 9.49 (h) x 1.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University, and executive director of the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future. She lives in Stanford, California with her husband and three children.

John D. Bransford is Centenniel Professor of Psychology and Education and co-director of the Learning Technology Center at Vanderbilt University. He is co-chair of the National Academy of Education's Committee on Teacher Education.

Collaborating editors Pamela LePage, Karen Hammerness, and Helen Duffy served as staff of the National Academy's Committee on Teacher Education.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Committee on Teacher Education Members.

Cooperating University Liaisons.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

1. Introduction (John Bransford, Linda Darling-Hammond, Pamela LePage).

2. Theories of Learning and Their Roles in Teaching (John Bransford, Sharon Derry, David Berliner, Karen Hammerness With Kelly Lyn Beckett).

3. Educating Teachers for Developmentally Appropriate Practice (Frances Degen Horowitz, Linda Darling-Hammond, John Bransford With James Comer, Kathy Rosebrock, Kim Austin, Frances Rust).

4. Enhancing the Development of Students’ Language(s) (Guadalupe Valdés, George Bunch, Catherine Snow, Carol Lee With Lucy Matos).

5. Educational Goals and Purposes: Developing a Curricular Vision for Teaching (Linda Darling-Hammond, James Banks, Karen Zumwalt, Louis Gomez, Miriam Gamoran Sherin, Jacqueline Griesdorn, Lou-Ellen Finn).

6. Teaching Subject Matter (Pamela Grossman, Alan Schoenfeld With Carol Lee).

7. Teaching Diverse Learners (James Banks, Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Luis Moll, Anna Richert, Kenneth Zeichner, Pamela LePage, Linda Darling-Hammond, Helen Duffy With Morva McDonald).

8. Assessment (Lorrie Shepard, Karen Hammerness, Linda Darling-Hammond, Frances Rust With Joan Baratz Snowden, Edmund Gordon, Cris Gutierrez, Arturo Pacheco).

9. Classroom Management (Pamela LePage, Linda Darling-Hammond, Hanife Akar With Cris Gutierrez, Evelyn Jenkins-Gunn, Kathy Rosebrock).

10. How Teachers Learn and Develop (Karen Hammerness, Linda Darling-Hammond, John Bransford With David Berliner, Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Morva McDonald, Kenneth Zeichner).

11. The Design of Teacher Education Programs (Karen Hammerness, Linda Darling-Hammond With Pamela Grossman, Frances Rust, Lee Shulman).

12. Implementing Curriculum Renewal in Teacher Education: Managing Organizational and Policy Change (Linda Darling-Hammond, Arturo Pacheco, Nicholas Michelli, Pamela LePage, Karen Hammerness With Peter Youngs).

13. References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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