Podcast Interview: Dr. Noelle Paufler

November 17, 2016

Listen to Dr. Noelle A. Paufler discuss the work behind her article, “Preparing Teachers for Educational Renewal Within Current Contexts of Accountability:Reflecting Upon John Goodlad’s Twenty Postulates,” co-written with Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, published in the 2016 September/October issue of JTE. Their article can be found online here.

Author Interview: Brady K. Jones

October 20, 2016

This interview features insights from Brady K. Jones, author of the JTE article, “Enduring in an “Impossible” Occupation: Perfectionism and Commitment to Teaching.”  You can find this article in the November/December of JTE with this link. Q: What motivated you to pursue this particular research topic? I was a classroom teacher myself and found it… Read More »

Editorial Highlights: JTE-Sept./Oct. 2016

October 13, 2016

In the editorial of the September/October 2016 issue of the Journal of Teacher Education, Drs. Tatto, Richmond and Carter Andrews (2016) explore the role of research in teacher education. They write: “Globally and from a cultural and historical standpoint, teacher education has often involved the resolution of contradictions created by questioning, implementing, and reflecting on… Read More »

Interview with Dr. Sylvia Hollifield: Negotiating Relationships

October 6, 2016

The following blog post is an interview with Dr. Sylvia Hollifield, a program coordinator for SE Michigan in the teacher preparation program at Michigan State University. In this interview, Sylvia sat down to talk with us about her role in the teacher education program at Michigan State University. She gave us an inside look into… Read More »

Author Interview: Carmen Mills and Julie Ballantyne

September 29, 2016

This interview features insights from the JTE article “Social justice and teacher education: A systematic review of empirical work in the field”, written by Carmen Mills and Julie Ballantyne. The article is featured in the September/October issue of JTE; you can read the article by going to this link. Q: What motivated you to pursue this… Read More »

Author Interview: “Engaging and Working in Solidarity with Local Communities in Preparing the Teachers of their Children”

September 22, 2016

This interview features insights from the JTE article, “Engaging and Working in Solidarity with Local Communities in Preparing the Teachers of their Children,” written by Ken Zeichner, Michael Bowman, Lorena Guillén, and Kate Napolitan.  This blog highlights the experience  of authors Michael  Bowman (MB), Lorena Guillén (LG), and Kate Napolitan (KN).  The article is featured in… Read More »

Author Interview: Dr. Alastair Henry

September 15, 2016

In this author interview, Dr. Alastair Henry discusses his article, “Conceptualizing Teacher Identity as a Complex Dynamic System: The Inner Dynamics of Transformations During a Practicum”, published in the September/October issue of JTE. Q: What motivated you to pursue this particular research topic? A: I am a teacher educator and like all of us who mentor… Read More »

Author Interview: Meghan Barnes and Peter Smagorinsky

August 9, 2016

  In this author interview, Meghan Barnes and Dr. Peter Smagorinsky discuss their article, “What English/Language Arts Teacher Candidates Learn During Coursework and Practica: A Study of Three Teacher Education Programs“.  Their piece will be published in the September/October issue of JTE, but you can read it now via JTE’s OnlineFirst feature.  What motivated you… Read More »

70th Anniversary-Mendez v. Westminster

June 23, 2016

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Mendez v. Westminster, one of the first court decisions to end Mexican American school segregation.  In this blog post, Dr. Maribel Santiago considers how Mendez is an effective case study to utilize in teacher preparation courses.   Helping Pre-Service Teachers Understand the Complexity of Latina/o Identity and Discrimination… Read More »

Author Interview: Younhee Kim & Rita Elaine Silver

June 10, 2016

We feature the authors of “Provoking Reflective Thinking in Post Observation Conversations.”  Younhee Kim and Rita Elaine Silver share their reflections about the research and writing behind their article featured in the 2016 May/June Issue in the Journal of Teacher Education.  Their article is available to view here.   Q. What motivated you to pursue this particular… Read More »