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Professional learning in the learning profession: A status report on teacher development in the United States and abroad.
No part of this may be reproduced in any form — except for brief quotation (not to exceed 1,000 words) in a review or professional work — without prior written permission from NSDC or the authors. DExpand
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Constructing 21st-Century Teacher Education
Much of what teachers need to know to be successful is invisible to lay observers, leading to the view that teaching requires little formal study and to frequent disdain for teacher educationExpand
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Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: A Review of State Policy Evidence
Using data from a 50-state survey of policies, state case study analyses, the 1993-94 Schools and Staffing Surveys (SASS), and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), this studyExpand
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Powerful teacher education : lessons from exemplary programs
Preface. Acknowledgments. PART ONE: INTRODUCTION. 1. Creating Powerful Teacher Education. 2. Why Teacher Education Is Important-and Difficult. 3. Addressing the Dilemmas of Teacher Education:Expand
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Preparing Teachers for a Changing World: What Teachers Should Learn and Be Able to Do.
Preface. Committee on Teacher Education Members. Cooperating University Liaisons. Acknowledgments. About the Authors. 1. Introduction (John Bransford, Linda Darling-Hammond, Pamela LePage). 2.Expand
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Keeping Good Teachers: Why It Matters, What Leaders Can Do.
The 1st grade classroom in which I found myself five years ago had some two dozen ancient and tattered books, an incomplete curriculum, and a collection of outdated content standards. But I laterExpand
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The Right To Learn: A Blueprint for Creating Schools That Work. The Jossey-Bass Education Series.
Winner of AERA Outstanding Book Award in 1998 "While she recognizes the necessity for school reform and the complexity of implementing it, Darling-Hammond remains optimistic that systemic changes toExpand
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Policies That Support Professional Development in an Era of Reform
Policies must keep pace with new ideas about what, when, and how teachers learn and must focus on developing schools' and teachers' capacities to be responsible for student learning.
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Teacher Education and the American Future
For teacher education, this is perhaps the best of times and the worst of times. It may be the best of times because so much hard work has been done by many teacher educators over the past twoExpand
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How Teacher Education Matters
Despite longstanding criticisms of teacher education, the weight of substantial evidence indicates that teachers who have had more preparation for teaching are more confident and successful withExpand
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