Teacher Education for Democracy and Social Justice

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Overview

Examines just how the important goals of educating for democracy can be achieved from the perspective of those working in teacher education and in P-12 schools.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415950329
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Nicholas M. Michelli is University Dean for Teacher Education for the City University of New York system. He is a member of the New York State Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching; the Regents policy board on teaching; former chair of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education; and current chair of National Network for Educational Renewal.
David Lee Keiser is Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Teaching at Montclair State University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction : teacher education for democracy and social justice
1 Education for democracy : what can it be? 3
2 Learners not widgets : teacher education for social justice during transformational times 31
3 Searching for the common good in federal policy : the missing essence in NCLB and HEA, Title II 57
4 Preparing social studies teachers to be just and democratic : problems and possibilities 79
5 Where's the joy? : justice and caring in science education 105
6 Many layered multiple perspectives : aesthetic education in teaching for freedom, democracy, and social justice 131
7 The right to be equally taught : three sites of inquiry for social justice at a diverse high school 149
8 Fostering a commitment to social justice through service learning in a teacher education course 167
9 Developing a shared vision for schooling and teacher education in a democracy : a story from Colorado 189
10 Critical thinking for democracy and social justice 209
11 External funding : the place of foundations in teacher education for democracy and social justice 229
Conclusion 245
Afterword 255
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