Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Teacher Education: A Constructivist Approach

  title={Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Teacher Education: A Constructivist Approach},
  author={Dorit Kaufman and Jacqueline Grennon Brooks},
  journal={TESOL Quarterly},
Teacher education programs must begin to foster in beginning teachers of all disciplines new images of collaboration, involvement, and inquiry—images of classroom environments where students of all cultures engage in interdisciplinary activities and construct knowledge rooted in their own personal experiences. The high number of language minority students who score below the national norm in mathematics and science and avoid careers in these areas underscores the fact that uncoordinated… Expand
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