Download Case Studies of Teacher Development: An In-Depth Look at How by Barbara B. Levin PDF

By Barbara B. Levin

This booklet represents the result of a 15-year longitudinal examine in response to in-depth case reports of the improvement of 4 academics' pedagogical considering. those stories illustrate how academics' thinking--about kid's habit, improvement, studying, and teaching--develops through the years, in response to their own lifestyles studies. it's a particularly major ebook simply because figuring out how pedagogical proposal develops over the years and the way those principles are placed into motion in school rooms can be utilized to enhance instructor schooling, instructor induction, and instructor retention programs.

Case stories of instructor improvement: An In-Depth examine How wondering Pedagogy Develops Over Time:
*provides perception into the reason why a few academics stay and others depart the educating profession;
*combines narrative with scholarship;
*highlights the voices of 4 educators via vast fees from their interviewers, contains vignettes in their lecture room instructing, and comprises their very own writing;
*contributes to the sector of instructor schooling and instructor improvement as a result of the lengthy length of the 4 case experiences (1985-2000) and the accompanying scholarly research of inner and exterior impacts on their lives as lecturers; and
*addresses alterations within the nature of qualitative examine because it encouraged this longitudinal research over time.

At a time whilst instructor induction and instructor retention are seriously very important, this publication might help instructor educators, tuition and district leaders, and policymakers comprehend higher the way to hold beginner and skilled lecturers via aiding their expert development and development.

Show description

Read or Download Case Studies of Teacher Development: An In-Depth Look at How Thinking About Pedagogy Develops Over Time PDF

Best curricula books

Art 7-11: Developing Primary Teaching Skills (Curriculum in Primary Practice)

Aimed toward non-specialist fundamental lecturers, this e-book deals aid for the 2 attainment objectives of the nationwide cuuriculum in paintings: investigating and making, and information and figuring out. It makes use of examples and fabrics to discover a number of parts of kid's improvement in artwork making and figuring out, and likewise goals to equip academics with techniques for constructing their very own knowing and appreciation of the topic.

The Comprehensive Public High School: Historical Perspectives (Secondary Education in a Changing World)

This learn analyzes the excellent public highschool as either a coverage excellent and a social establishment through highlighting the advance of highschool in Australia, the united kingdom, and the U.S.. It makes a speciality of such matters as: altering coverage techniques to public highschool, the "middle category flight" to personal faculties, how university structures in Australia reflect overseas coverage alterations, and the tensions among neighborhood and neighborhood decision-making teams drawn to reforming secondary highschool coverage.

Critical Lessons: What Our Schools Should Teach

How can colleges arrange scholars for actual lifestyles? What may still scholars examine in highschool that's infrequently addressed this present day? severe classes recommends sharing hugely arguable matters with highschool scholars, together with "hot" questions about battle, gender, ads, and faith.

The Essentials Of World Languages K-12: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

We are living in an international neighborhood, and to be a whole member of this neighborhood usually calls for talking a couple of language. Educators and policymakers needs to ask themselves: What does it suggest to view language studying no longer as an non-compulsory yet as a need for speaking and interacting with humans around the globe?

Extra info for Case Studies of Teacher Development: An In-Depth Look at How Thinking About Pedagogy Develops Over Time

Example text

This combination hints that Julie may be open to allowing children to do more exploration and experimentation, which would be consistent with a constructivist view of learning, in contrast to the more behaviorist and teacher-directed teaching style she talks about throughout most of her first interview. I think the teacher is more of a guide thsn a ffountain of knowledge. I think the teacher is someone there who offers materials and the environment for the learning to take place. And it’s a combination of both 3.

For example, she says that if something is going on at home, it usually correlates directly with changes in behavior at school: I think that whatever’s going on at home affects what they bring to school. I just think there ‘s a real direct correlation. ” There’s always a connection…. Julie’s awareness of factors that affect behavior is apparently influenced by her experiences in schools, both indirectly by her learning from what her cooperating teachers tells her and directly from her own observations of and interactions with students.

I think those are things that I wasn’t aware of before I came in…. But now I feel that I’ve got all the knowledge and abilities, and now I just need to put them to use in a classroom, to feel, “Yes, I am a teacher now,” and all that. So I feel like I’ve reached that point…Now all I need is the classroom experience on my Nevertheless, Julie is also realistic and quite aware of things she thinks could be obstacles in accomplishing what she wants to as a teacher. In fact, what Julie says here seems to foreshadow her future: I think it will depend maybe on the school environment that I become a teacher in.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 9 votes