Teacher Education

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Building Pedagogues

An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.

Teacher Education Reform as Political Theater

By Elena Aydarova
Subjects: Education

An ethnography of Russian teacher education reforms as scripted performances of political theater.

Composition and Copyright

Edited by Steve Westbrook
Introduction by Steve Westbrook
Subjects: Language Arts

Essential copyright resource for teachers and writers, particularly those involved in electronic or new media.

Prioritizing Urban Children, Teachers, and Schools through Professional Development Schools

Provides insights into university partnerships with urban schools.

Writing-Based Teaching

Edited by Teresa Vilardi & Mary K. Chang
Subjects: Education

Offers candid, first-hand accounts of what it is like to make writing central to teaching in secondary schools and colleges.

Culturally Contested Pedagogy

Advocates for a greater cultural understanding of minority beliefs in literacy education and a more critical examination of mainstream instructional practices.

Reeducating the Educator

A comparative look at the professional development of teachers and teacher educators.

Teachers' Everyday Use of Imagination and Intuition

This book offers a provocative look at the significant roles that imagination and intuition play in the daily operation of teachers' classrooms. The author explores the idea of creativity in education ...

What Schools Can Do

This book is organized around three themes: mechanisms of domination and control; pedagogies of possibility; and theory as critique. It links education with an analysis of politics and economics, and ...

Reflective Teacher Education

An increasing number of educators are arguing for conceptually sound reflective or inquiry-oriented teacher education programs. The argument is based on the fact that reflective teaching is possible and ...

Creating Spaces and Finding Voices

This book follows the shared journey of five classroom teachers and a university professor as they together examine the possibilities and dilemmas of collaborative inquiry and teacher empowerment. Teachers' ...

Politics of Education

This book brings together thirty of the best essays from Radical Teacher. The journal is devoted to feminist and socialist approaches to teaching—to showing teachers how to democratize the classroom ...

The Professors of Teaching

In The Professors of Teaching nine scholars pool their insights and their divergent experiences within the profession to discuss and elucidate the origins, productivity, dilemmas, and future of the professorate. ...

Profiles of Preservice Teacher Education

The authors allow students and faculty to speak in their own voices to tell the story of how teachers are prepared for their important roles as educators of the nation's children. This book provides in-depth, ...

Crisis in Teaching

There is a real need for a clear analysis and investigation of what the "crisis" in teaching actually is. By exploring the definition of the teaching crisis, investigating the evidence for its existence ...

Change and Effectiveness in Schools

The quest for more effective schools has perhaps never been more challenging than it is today. Here, the authors consider and investigate that challenge from the cultural perspective.