The authors begin with an analysis of four traditions of reform, academic, social efficiency, developmentalist and social reconstructivist. From the latter perspective, they go on to suggest how teachers can examine their own beliefs
Table of Contents1. Traditions of Reform in US Teacher Education 2. The Aims of Teacher Education 3. Teacher's Knowledge, Models of Inquiry, and the Social Context of Schooling 4. Bringing the Social Context of Schooling into Teacher Education 5. Research for Teaching and Teacher Education 6.
Programmatic Implications of a Social Reconstructionist Approach to Teacher Education 7. Asserting the Social Reconstructionist Agenda in Teacher Education.