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 »

Editorial Highlights: JTE-May/June 2016

May 20, 2016

In the editorial of the May/June 2016 issue of the Journal of Teacher Education, Carter Andrews, Bartell, and Richmond (2016) bring awareness to the recent teacher sick-outs in Detroit Public Schools as a way to illustrate the continued resistance to elements that serve to dehumanize the teaching profession. They write: We are calling attention to the… Read More »

Author Interview: “Cooperating Teacher Compensation Benefits: Comparing 1957-1958 and 2012-2013”

April 28, 2016

This interview features Helenrose Fives, Tammy Mills, and Charity Dacey, authors of the article, “Cooperating Teacher Compensation Benefits:  Comparing 1957-1958 and 2012-2013.”  We asked them to tell us about the stories behind their research.  Their article is published in the March/April Issue of the Journal of Teacher Education, and is available to view here.   Q.… Read More »

Author Interview: Katie Ledwell

April 21, 2016

This interview features Katie Ledwell, lead author of “Unstandardized Responses to a ‘Standardized’ Test: The edTPA as Gatekeeper and Curriculum Change Agent“.  We asked Katie to share her experiences behind the research. The article, by Katie Ledwell and Celia Oyler, is published in the March/April 2016 JTE issue and is currently available online here. Q.… Read More »