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The Things they Carry: Ideology in an Urban Teacher Professional Community
Abstract.This article provides an opportunity to extend the discussion about teacher communities as part of complex school reform models, specifically centered on those communities whose membershipExpand
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Assessing Preservice Teacher Readiness to Teach Urban Students: An Interdisciplinary Endeavor.
Novice teachers who begin their careers in urban settings abandon teaching at dismal rates. Although teacher education programs make varying efforts to incorporate awareness about the diverseExpand
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The Paraprofessional-to-Teacher Pipeline: Barriers and Accomplishments.
The role of urban school paraprofessionals as "bridge-builders" between the increasingly diverse metropolitan populations and their public schools has been long established (Rueda & DeNeve, 1999).Expand
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MULTICULTURALISM IN TEACHER EDUCATION: What to Assess, for How Long, and with What Expected Outcome?
Novice teachers who begin their careers in highly diverse settings abandon teaching at dismal rates. Although many teacher education programs attempt to incorporate multicultural awareness into theExpand
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Accomplished Urban Teaching
This article discusses the relevance of four dimensions of urban teaching: foci on relationships and shared authority, linking classroom content with student experience, incorporation of familiar andExpand
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The Graduate Writing Challenge: A Perspective from an Urban Teacher Education Program
Abstract This article addresses the debate on college literacy achievement by focusing on teacher education students. In addition to acquiring the academic tools for teaching, many of those studentsExpand
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‘They are just like any of us’: improving teaching students' understanding of marginalized urban pupils through the use of contextualized literature
In this article, I describe the use of ethnic autobiographies along with extended immersion in an urban diverse community in the education of teaching students to enhance their understanding ofExpand
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BOOK REVIEW of Walking the Road: Race, Diversity, and Social Justice in Teacher Education
(2005). BOOK REVIEW of Walking the Road: Race, Diversity, and Social Justice in Teacher Education. Educational Studies: Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 298-302.
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Writing Skills: A Taken for Granted Assumption in Urban Graduate Teacher Education?
Teachers are held accountable for improving the literacy skills of PreK-12 pupils. However, the processes (or lack thereof) by which teachers at the various levels of schooling are deemed skilled andExpand
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