Becoming a member of a school community while working toward science education reform: Teacher induction from a cultural historical activity theory (CHAT) perspective

@article{Saka2009BecomingAM,
  title={Becoming a member of a school community while working toward science education reform: Teacher induction from a cultural historical activity theory (CHAT) perspective},
  author={Yavuz Saka and S. Southerland and J. Brooks},
  journal={Science Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={93},
  pages={996-1025}
}
  • Yavuz Saka, S. Southerland, J. Brooks
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Science Education
  • The first years of teaching can be demanding, as the novice works to gain familiarity with many aspects of professional work. Often, what they have been prepared to do in teacher education programs is not aligned with what is expected at them in schools. As a consequence, many teachers leave the profession or move away from the reform-minded practice emphasized in their preparation as they accept the norms of their new community of practice. Using cultural historical activity theory, this… CONTINUE READING
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