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Principles of Language AcquisitionFoundations of Education for Emergent BilingualsUnderstanding Language Acquisition K-12 Blended TeachingThe K-12 Educational Technology HandbookBuilding Democracy for AllTeaching with Digital Tools and AppsTools for Guiding the Teaching of English Language LearnersDemocracy and EducationK-12 Blended Teaching (Vol 2)Textiles and TapestriesFamily, School, and Community PartnershipsContent-Based Instruction for Emergent Bilinguals50 Years of Education Research TrendsWeb Design Basics for EducatorsDeveloping Second Language LiteracyAssessment for Linguistically Diverse StudentsIntegrating Content and Language InstructionTeaching With Asynchronous VideoMaking Meaning in My ClassroomThe Ends and Means of EducationTELL Practicum GuidelinesFacilitator Notes Online Tools for Teaching and LearningStudent-Centered Approaches in K-12 and Higher Education

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Online Professionalism
Online Professionalism

Learning Objectives Understand the legal and ethical professional requirements placed upon teachers; Develop a conceptual understanding of professional identity in online spaces; Identify problematic behaviors; Analytically deconstruct realisti…

Self-Study and the Apparatus
Self-Study and the Apparatus

Teaching through inquiry has long been promoted in science education as an authentic pedagogy for the discipline; it’s the way scientists work. Learning how to scaffold inquiry learning for students, however, presents challenges for preservice …

A Self-Study: Facilitating an Early Childhood Critical Literacy Junk Art Club with Preservice Teachers
A Self-Study: Facilitating an Early Childhood Critical Literacy Junk Art Club with Preservice Teachers

Education is the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world. (Freire, 1997, p.34) In this self-study, I Angela, a white fem…

Weaving Our Strengths
Weaving Our Strengths

A good life is like a weaving. Energy is created in the tension. The struggle, the pull and tug are everything. - Joan Erikson As two early-career teacher educators, who are also fiber artists, with a nearly decade-long friendship, we have recentl…

Willing to Turn to The Body
Willing to Turn to The Body

Formal education contexts in general, but higher education in particular, including teacher education, tend to privilege cognitive, intellectual ways of knowing. As Lawrence (2012) notes, “...learning is perceived as something we do in our head…

'Substituting' Becomes a New Way of Knowing
'Substituting' Becomes a New Way of Knowing

A substitute is one who stands in the place of another: the Latin statuere derives from the root stare — to stand, with an implication of stability and constancy in the etymology. There are many substitutions for “real” teaching bui…

Pedagogical Tapestries
Pedagogical Tapestries

In this collaborative self-study, the authors examine how well pedagogical values are enacted in two complexly paired undergraduate courses in a large urban teacher education program in the US. The context of the study is a six-year course pairing in…

Strengthening the Fabric, Untangling the Knots
Strengthening the Fabric, Untangling the Knots

Anne and Richard are teacher educators in an Irish university, lecturing in science education and physical education (PE), respectively. We are also volunteer coaches with the university’s Gaelic football team. These endeavours provide us with …

Talking Back to Teacher Education and Other (So Called) Helping Professions
Talking Back to Teacher Education and Other (So Called) Helping Professions

Self-study research is not neutral; it elicits deep, critical self-reflection aimed at illumination and reframing (Dinkelman, 2003; Loughran, 2018, p. 1) that has “paradoxical” ramifications for individuals and collectives, the personal a…

Strength in Numbers
Strength in Numbers

As teacher educators from across the United States, we are committed to foregrounding critical literacy in our courses. Critical literacy is a pedagogical approach that focuses on the political, sociological, historical, and economic forces that shap…

Weaving the Tapestry of my Academic Identity in Three Panels
Weaving the Tapestry of my Academic Identity in Three Panels

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom” -Aristotle. As a first-generation college graduate student in the curriculum and teaching department of an R-1 midwestern college, I am acutely aware that I am actively engaging in rene…

Enacting a Personal Pedagogy of Facilitating Professional Learning for Teachers
Enacting a Personal Pedagogy of Facilitating Professional Learning for Teachers

This research is focused on the facilitation of professional learning (PL) experiences for teachers who were learning to use a novel approach to physical education (PE). The Meaningful PE approach is designed to guide teachers in prioritizing meaning…

Breaking Out of Well-Worn Grooves
Breaking Out of Well-Worn Grooves

As mid-career teacher educators, in many ways, we feel we have hit our stride. We are adept at navigating our roles and responsibilities on our respective campuses, and students and colleagues respond to us in ways that suggest we have some wisdom wo…

Dialogue Practices in Teacher Education Classrooms
Dialogue Practices in Teacher Education Classrooms

[The professor] did not create a comfortable or safe classroom environment for me. She was extremely biased and I feel like we only addressed things the way she wanted them to be addressed [during discussions]. This comment from a course evaluatio…

The Legacy of a Murder
The Legacy of a Murder

On January 13, 1907, my great-grandfather, David Muchmore, was murdered. He was shot by his neighbor in the midst of an argument over the boundary line between their two farms on Indian Hill near Cincinnati, Ohio (“Death end of land feud,&rdquo…

Exploring New Ways of Knowing as Ex-Administrators
Exploring New Ways of Knowing as Ex-Administrators

Three mid-career teacher educators, each of whom involuntarily served as mid-level administrators are now in a similar position of having left those roles. Each has a different story to tell and come from very different institutions, yet find themsel…

Re-connecting to the Classroom Teacher Within Us
Re-connecting to the Classroom Teacher Within Us

Teaching without having an audience is unrealistic to me. It was in my internship and seventeen years as an educator that I figured out how to teach. (Erin)I learned that teaching in theory and teaching in reality are different things. There was no a…

Shared Learning, Different Contexts
Shared Learning, Different Contexts

Researchers engaging in self-study “are committed to their ongoing professional learning and explore their assumptions, beliefs, and actions as they are enacted in practice” (Casey et al., 2018, p.56). Maura, Richard and Tony are primary …

Serving Metropolis
Serving Metropolis

Metropolis is the fictional city depicted in Fritz Lang’s epic silent film with the same name, Metropolis (Pommer & Lang, 1927). Set in a dystopian future, the movie begins with an army of workers descending to their jobs far beneath the ea…

Exploring the Contribution of Self-Study of Teacher Education Practice to the Conversation on Research on Teacher Education
Exploring the Contribution of Self-Study of Teacher Education Practice to the Conversation on Research on Teacher Education

According to Putnam (2004), careful attention to the particular shows the most promise for making progress with research that uncovers knowledge in the human sciences such as psychology, sociology and education. Inquiries that are oriented to the par…

Teaching and Teacher Education
Teaching and Teacher Education

By undertaking a comprehensive analysis of the top cited research articles in teaching and teacher education over the past 50 years, this chapter identifies trends and issues in this field leading up to and including the year 2020. Data sources inclu…

PICRAT
PICRAT

PICRAT is a technology integration model for teacher education intended to assist teachers in improving their classroom practices. PICRAT (Kimmons et al., 2020; see Figure 1) has two parts representing two guiding questions: PIC and RAT. The PIC part…

RAT
RAT

The Replacement, Amplification, Transformation (RAT) assessment framework is a technology integration model that can be used by instructors to understand how their integration of technology in teaching and learning serves their students and themselve…