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📒Preparing Teachers For A Changing World ✍ Linda Darling-Hammond
✏Preparing Teachers for a Changing World Book Summary : Based on rapid advances in what is known about how people learn and how to teach effectively, this important book examines the core concepts and central pedagogies that should be at the heart of any teacher education program. Stemming from the results of a commission sponsored by the National Academy of Education, Preparing Teachers for a Changing World recommends the creation of an informed teacher education curriculum with the common elements that represent state-of-the-art standards for the profession. Written for teacher educators in both traditional and alternative programs, university and school system leaders, teachers, staff development professionals, researchers, and educational policymakers, the book addresses the key foundational knowledge for teaching and discusses how to implement that knowledge within the classroom. Preparing Teachers for a Changing World recommends that, in addition to strong subject matter knowledge, all new teachers have a basic understanding of how people learn and develop, as well as how children acquire and use language, which is the currency of education. In addition, the book suggests that teaching professionals must be able to apply that knowledge in developing curriculum that attends to students' needs, the demands of the content, and the social purposes of education: in teaching specific subject matter to diverse students, in managing the classroom, assessing student performance, and using technology in the classroom.
✏Literacy Teacher Educators Book Summary : Literacy Teacher Educators: Preparing Teachers for a Changing World brings together the perspectives of 26 literacy/English teacher educators from four countries: Canada, U. S., UK, and Australia. In this unique text the contributors, of whom many are renowned experts in critical literacy and multiliteracies, provide readers with an overview of trends in literacy/English teacher education.
📒Preparing Principals For A Changing World ✍ Linda Darling-Hammond
✏Preparing Principals for a Changing World Book Summary : Preparing Principals for a Changing World provides a hands-on resource for creating and implementing effective policies and programs for developing expert school leaders. Written by acclaimed author and educator Linda Darling-Hammond and experts Debra Meyerson, Michelle LaPointe, and Margaret Terry Orr, this important book examines the characteristics of successful educational leadership programs and offers concrete recommendations to improve programs nationwide. In a study funded by the Wallace Foundation, Darling-Hammond and the team examined eight exemplary principal development programs, as well as state policies and principals' experiences across the country. Using the data from the study, they reveal how successful programs are structured, the skills and knowledge participants gain, and what they are able to do in practice as school leaders as a result. What do these exemplary programs have in common? Aggressive recruitment; close ties with schools in the community; on-the-ground training under the wing of expert principals, and a strong emphasis on the cutting-edge theories of instructional and transformational leadership. In addition to highlighting the programs' similarities, the study also explains the differences among the programs and sheds light on the effectiveness of approaches and models from different states and contexts?East, West, North, and South; urban and rural; pre-service and in-service. The authors analyze program outcomes for principals and their schools, including illustrative case studies and educators' voices on the influence of programs' strategies for recruitment, internships, mentoring, and coursework. The ideas and suggestions outlined in Preparing Principals for a Changing World are presented with the goal of increasing the number of highly qualified, thoughtful, and innovative educational leaders.
📒Knowledge To Support The Teaching Of Reading ✍ Catherine Snow
✏Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading Book Summary : Provides information on effective teaching of language and literacy skills.
📒Preparing Teachers For Deeper Learning ✍ Linda Darling-Hammond
✏Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning Book Summary : Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning answers an urgent call for teachers who educate children from diverse backgrounds to meet the demands of a changing world. Linda Darling-Hammond and Jeannie Oakes and their colleagues examine what this means for teacher preparation and showcase the work of programs that are educating for deeper learning, equity, and social justice. The book depicts transformative forms of teaching and teacher preparation that honor and expand all students' abilities, knowledges, and experiences, and reaffirm the promise of educating for a better world. "Darling-Hammond and Oakes provide teacher educators with the twin pillars of rigorous theory and relevant practice. This will be a treasure trove we will plumb for years to come." --Gloria Ladson-Billings, professor emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison "For educators who seek to reduce disparities in achievement and life outcomes, Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning will be an invaluable resource." --Pedro A. Noguera, distinguished professor of education, Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles "Linda Darling-Hammond and Jeannie Oakes are two of the nation's foremost authorities on the art of effective teaching. Their book is an excellent resource to help teachers meet the increasing demands of preparing students for our complex and changing world." --Richard W. Riley, former US Secretary of Education and former governor of South Carolina "This volume makes a powerful contribution to our understanding of what is entailed in preparing generative teachers. The cases of teacher training programs are informative in their range of diversity yet embodying a core set of seminal principles, including a commitment to social justice." --Carol D. Lee, Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University, where she founded the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education. Jeannie Oakes is Presidential Professor Emerita in Educational Equity at the University of California, Los Angeles. With Steven K. Wojcikiewicz, Maria E. Hyler, Roneeta Guha, Anne Podolsky, Tara Kini, Channa M. Cook-Harvey, Charmaine N. Jackson Mercer, and Akeelah Harrell.
📒Preparing Teachers To Educate Whole Students ✍ Fernando M. Reimers
✏Preparing Teachers to Educate Whole Students Book Summary : Preparing Teachers to Educate Whole Students offers a wide-ranging comparative account of how innovative professional development programs in a number of countries guide and support teachers in their efforts to promote cognitive and socio-emotional growth in their students. The book focuses on holistic educational outcomes in an effort to better serve students in the twenty-first century and examines seven programs in all--in Chile, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, the United States, and Singapore. Fernando M. Reimers, Connie K. Chung, and their contributors focus on a pair of issues of great significance to educators throughout the world: the need to identify and promote a full range of competencies in students as they prepare for work and life in the twenty-first century, and the need to create and enhance professional development programs for teachers that will help them cultivate these competencies in their students. Preparing Teachers to Educate Whole Students offers a unique and helpful contribution to our understanding of fundamental educational goals and the professional development programs for teachers that aim to further those goals.
✏Author : OECD
✏Publisher : OECD Publishing
✏Release Date : 2012-06-07
✏Pages : 108
✏ISBN : 9789264174559
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏International Summit on the Teaching Profession Preparing Teachers and Developing School Leaders for the 21st Century Lessons from around the World Book Summary : This book uses PISA data to show that a substantial proportion of students in OECD countries now attend schools that have high degrees of autonomy in different areas of decision making.
📒Partnership And Powerful Teacher Education ✍ Tom Del Prete
✏Partnership and Powerful Teacher Education Book Summary : This collaborative volume offers an in-depth portrait and valuable reference for the development of clinical or school-embedded partnerships in teacher preparation by drawing on the decades-long partnership between a university and set of schools in an urban neighborhood. In the midst of a national movement towards partnership-based clinical teacher education, this book explains and illustrates the roles, commitments, and collaborative practices that have evolved. Divided into three parts, contributors outline the theory and practice of the clinical teacher preparation model and its neighborhood focus, covering topics such as: The social and institutional context of partnership development and teacher education; Key collaborative and learning practices; Challenges and questions that have emerged, and what can be learned from the experience. Written with voices of university faculty, school educators, program graduates, and students from partner schools, Thomas Del Prete offers a volume perfect for those looking to be inspired by an example of clinical teacher education and partnership in an urban community and to learn what can be achieved with conviction and perseverance over time.
📒Literacy Teacher Educators ✍ Clare Kosnik
✏Literacy Teacher Educators Book Summary : Literacy Teacher Educators: Preparing Teachers for a Changing World brings together the perspectives of 26 literacy/English teacher educators from four countries: Canada, U.S., UK, and Australia. In this unique text the contributors, of whom many are renowned experts in critical literacy and multiliteracies, provide readers with an overview of trends in literacy/English teacher education. The chapters begin with authors’ personal stories and current research, giving readers insight into the personal and professional worlds of the contributors. Included in each chapter is a rich description of approaches to literacy instruction in teacher education. These exemplary teacher educators show in concrete detail how they are addressing our evolving understanding of literacy . This timely text, written in a highly engaging style, will be of value to teacher educators throughout the world. I have never read anything quite like this book. It contains explicit representations of the conceptual frames and work of distinguished literacy teacher educators at various stages in their careers, accounts that provide a strong counter-narrative to the mainstream discourse in policy and education, that fully embrace the uncertainties and complexities of practice." From the Forward by Susan L. Lytle, Professor Emerita of Education in the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
📒Tensions In Teacher Preparation ✍ Lynnette B. Erickson
✏Tensions in Teacher Preparation Book Summary : Addresses the challenges of meeting national accreditation requirements, including designing assessment instruments and making data-driven decisions. This book explores and shares tensions created as teacher education programs experience changes because of accountability requirements related to the accreditation process.