Preparing Teachers for a Changing World. What Teachers Should Learn and Be Able to Do

  • ID: 2212656
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 632 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for Preparing Teachers for a Changing World

"This collection of chapters represents the best of contemporarythinking and writing on teaching and is built upon a conceptual framework ofenormous importance to every teacher educator. Relevant to a variety of audiences, this book appeals for greater coherence and consistency across preparation programs.It is essential reading for all teacher educators as they renew preparationprograms 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 haveno doubt that Preparing Teachers for a Changing World will make a significant contribution to the field of teacher education. 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 a vision for the future that issolidly 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 andbecoming very relevant to practice. This state–of–the–art compendium is essentialreading for teacher educators committed to preparing professionals who canteach so that all children will, in fact, learn."
Arthur E. Wise, president,National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

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Committee on Teacher Education Members.

Cooperating University Liaisons.


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 Valdes, 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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"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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