Teaching for Success

Author: Brad Olsen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317250850
Format: PDF, Docs
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First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Research on Teacher Identity

Author: Paul A. Schutz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319938363
Format: PDF, Docs
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Understanding teachers’ professional identities and their development is key to unpacking teachers’ professional lives, the quality of their instruction, their motivation and commitment to teach, and their career decision-making. This book features a number of scholars from around the world who represent a variety of disciplines, scientific paradigms, and inquiry methods in researching teacher identity. By bringing these chapters together, this volume initiates active scholarly conversations and extends the boundaries of teacher identity research and practice. This collection of chapters provides significant insight into teacher identity and will be essential reading for pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher educators, school administrators, professional developers, and policy makers at various levels.

Practitioner Teacher Inquiry and Research

Author: Carolyn A. Babione
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118603532
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Teacher inquiry helps improve educational outcomes Practitioner Teacher Inquiry and Research explores theconcept and importance of the teacher practitioner, and preparesstudents in teacher education courses and programs to conductresearch in the classroom. Author Carolyn Babione has extensiveexperience in undergraduate- and graduate-level teacher trainingand teacher inquiry coursework. In the book, Babione guidesstudents through the background, theory, and strategy required tosuccessfully conduct classroom research. The first part of the booktackles the "how-to" and "why" of teacher inquiry, while the secondpart provides students with real-life practitioner inquiry researchprojects across a range of school settings, content areas, andteaching strategies. The book's discussion includes topics suchas: Underlying cultural and historical perspectives surrounding theteaching profession Hidden stereotypes that limit teacher beliefs about power andvoice Current curriculum innovation and reflections on moderndevelopments Practitioner Teacher Inquiry and Research successfullyguides and encourages budding teachers to fully understand theimportance of their involvement in studying and researching theirclassroom settings, giving a better understanding of how theirbeliefs and teaching practices impact classroom learning.

What Successful Teachers Do in Diverse Classrooms

Author: Neal A. Glasgow
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483351645
Format: PDF, Docs
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Grounded in the best peer-reviewed research, each strategy presents guidelines and appropriate precautions to ensure successful transfer to actual classroom practice.

Language Teacher Identities

Author: Matthew Clarke
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 1847690815
Format: PDF
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This book explores the development of the first cohort of students to complete a new Bachelor of Education in English language teaching in the United Arab Emirates, theorizing the students' learning to teach in terms of the discursive construction of a teaching identity within an evolving community of practice.

What Successful Teachers Do

Author: Neal A. Glasgow
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761945741
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents a variety of methodologies meant to strengthen and support classroom theory and practice for teachers, derived from practical educational research.

Reflective Practice for Teachers

Author: Maura Sellars
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 144629322X
Format: PDF
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'The text provides powerful opportunities to challenge thinking and to encourage trainee teachers to articulate and justify their beliefs about the purposes of education, the nature of learning and the impact this has on their own developing practice in the classroom' - Marnie Seymour, Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, University of Winchester 'Through a variety of stimulus questions and a focus on 'what does this mean for you?', this book encourages pre-service teachers to develop habits of reflection that will guide their achievement of an authentic teacher identity' - Linley Cornish, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of New England, Australia An essential aspect of teaching is being able to reflect on your own practice and analyse your professional actions, and use this process to develop as a successful teacher. Reflective Practice for Teachers explores a range of key issues that you will need to engage with during your teacher preparation and early career in the classroom in order to deepen your understanding of teaching practice. Coverage includes: 'What does this mean for you?' boxes in every chapter that directly relate educational theory to the classroom The changing nature of teaching and the role of the teacher, and the importance of making personal evidence-based decisions How contemporary issues such as technology, global perspectives, and the importance of pedagogical practices can support effective teaching Guidance on how to reflect on the richness of diversity in classrooms, and the tensions and challenges that may result from differences. This is essential reading for teacher education students on university-based and school-based courses preparing to teach in primary and secondary education, and early career teachers seeking to continue their professional learning. Maura Sellars is a lecturer in Education at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Culture Curriculum and Identity in Education

Author: H. Milner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230105661
Format: PDF
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This book analyzes equity and diversity in schools and teacher education. Within this broad and necessary context, the book raises some critical issues not previously explored in many multicultural and urban education texts.