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Using Critical Reflection to Improve Urban Teacher Preparation: A Collaborative Inquiry of Three Teacher Educators.

  title={Using Critical Reflection to Improve Urban Teacher Preparation: A Collaborative Inquiry of Three Teacher Educators.},
  author={Beth K. Berghoff and Sue Blackwell and Randy Wisehart},
  journal={Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education},
This collaborative inquiry examines the ways new teachers are being prepared as critical reflective practitioners in three urban teacher education programs. Researching individually and collectively, the research team analyzes and compares pedagogical methods and program features for preparing new teachers for urban schools. Their findings detail how each teaching method impacted preservice teachers’ capacity to do critical reflection. The researchers recommend working with dilemmas, following… 

Preparing Practice-Based Researchers for Diverse Classrooms: A Pathway for Teacher Education

  • Catherine Lammert
  • Education
    Teacher Education in the 21st Century - Emerging Skills for a Changing World
  • 2021
Twenty-first century educators are faced with new dilemmas, as well as new opportunities. In response to the increasing racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity of students, some school districts

"I Want to See Real Urban Schools": Teacher Learners' Discourse and Discussion of Urban-Based Field Experiences.

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The far reaching impact of transformative curriculum: A narrative critical ethnographic case study

Throughout the curriculum history in the United States, attempts to improve the educational outcomes have been challenging. Nonetheless, dealing with systems of curricular which have never delivered

Contextualizing Teacher Education Emphases for Classroom Diversity

Nominal attention has been dedicated to standards of best practice that local teachers should demonstrate in teaching culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. The CREDE standards address

Wrestling with Issues of Diversity in Online Courses.

Introduction The rapid rise in the number of education programs and degrees that are being offered in fully online formats (Kitsantas & Talleyrand, 2005; Licona, 2011) has raised questions about how

“Ready-Ready” to Teach: The Telling Case of a Reflective Teacher-Practitioner

This qualitative telling case study was situated within a broader project, which explored how the research participants modified their teaching after having completed their master’s program. We

An investigation into the use of collaborative online documents to promote critical reflection in trainee teachers

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Evaluating the effectiveness of an out-of-class reflection component in a technical English course by tracing participants’ perceptual changes

This paper reports the findings of a perception study of reflection yielded from a cohort of engineering students before and after taking a technical English course. The course required that students



The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom 2nd Edition

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We Can't Teach What We Don't Know: White Teachers Multiracial Schools

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Understanding and Promoting Transformative Learning: A Guide for Educators of Adults. Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.

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The light in their eyes : creating multicultural learning communities

Sonia Nieto makes student learning the primary objective of multicultural education. She draws on a host of research in learning styles, multiple intelligences and cognitive theories to portray the

Qualitative research for education : an introduction to theory and methods / by Robert C. Bogdan and Sari Knopp Biklen

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The power of protocols : an educator's guide to better practice

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Inquiry as stance: practitioner research for the next generation

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Qualitative research for education: An introduction to theories and methods

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